Villanueva de Algaidas is located in the rolling hills of Antequara on the Costa del Sol. Surrounded by olive groves, this charming Andalusian town has shops, tapas bars, restaurants and a market on Fridays which provides fresh local produce for those renting self catering holiday cottages in Villanueva de Algaidas.
Villanueva de Algaidas is the birthplace of Ortiz Berrocal, a renowned sculptor whose artwork is on display around the town. The Friends of Berrocal Foundation will be happy to arrange a tour of his work. The nearest beach for those staying at holiday rentals in Villanueva de Algaidas is at Malaga on the beautiful Costa del Sol. Long stretches of soft sand and clear, warm waters make this a popular holiday area for families and couples to enjoy sunbathing, swimming and watersports. The Sierra de Arcas mountains around Villanueva de Algaidas are ideal for hiking, mountain biking, nature spotting and other outdoor pursuits. There are miles of trails leading to the many caves in the area and nearby lakes make pretty spots for picnicking. Scenic drives are another good way to discover the many villages in this historic area of Andalusia.
Those staying in holiday rentals in Villanueva de Algaidas will be spoilt for choice with the many interesting places to visit in the area. The city of Granada is 90 km east and is well known for its architecture, shopping and the impressive Alhambra Palace and Gardens. The old town of Ronda has a bullring, local shops and an impressive 18th century Puente Nuevo Bridge which spans the gorge which attracts many visitors. Seville and Cordoba are both lovely cities to visit, known for their art, architecture and culture. Closer to home, Archidona with its ruined castle, San Antonio Hermitage and the Virgen de Gracia Sanctuary is just 10 km away.
Holiday villas in Villanueva de Algaidas enjoy hot sunny summers and mild showery winters. From October to March temperatures range between 17-21°C (63-70°F) although it is slightly cooler in the mountains. During the summer, temperatures reach 21-30°C (70-86°F) and there is zero rainfall. The maximum rainfall is in the winter, particularly in December, which has around 121mm (5 inches).
The nearest airport to Villanueva de Algaidas holiday villas is Malaga (AGP) Airport which is 73 km away. It is served by many budget airlines including Ryanair, easyJet, First Choice, BMI and Jet2 making it cheap and easy to reach. This busy airport has over 12 million passengers per year from 60 countries. The Autovia de Andalucía A45 makes it easy to drive to Archidona. Granada (GRX) Airport is 74 km away but it has mainly domestic flights from Madrid and Barcelona.