Where to stay around Canillas de Aceituno?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,263 holiday lettings near Canillas de Aceituno. From 398 villas to 338 apartments, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover Canillas de Aceituno area.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Canillas de Aceituno?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Canillas de Aceituno:

  • Oasis del Capistrano: 524 holiday homes
  • Miraflores del Palo: 138 holiday homes
  • Urbanización Punta Lara: 109 holiday homes
  • El Palo: 168 holiday homes
  • Pedregalejo: 165 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Canillas de Aceituno?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Canillas de Aceituno. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Nerja Beach: 3,720 holiday lettings
  • Burriana Beach: 3,691 holiday lettings
  • Carabeo Beach: 3,706 holiday lettings
  • Balcon de Europa: 3,719 holiday lettings
  • Nerja Caves: 3,662 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Canillas de Aceituno listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent villas in Canillas de Aceituno?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 398 villas in Canillas de Aceituno. Our other popular types of Canillas de Aceituno holiday rentals include:

  • Apartments: 338 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 336 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 100 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including farmhouses and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Canillas de Aceituno?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 960 holiday homes with pool available in Canillas de Aceituno. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make a holiday rental apartment or villa in Canillas de Aceituno, Spain your home away from home

    Canillas de Aceituno, Spain

    The mountain village of Canillas de Aceituno lies at the foot of Mount Morama to the northeast of Malaga. The outstanding natural beauty and tranquil setting of the whitewashed village gives those renting villas in Canillas de Aceituno a taste of authentic Spain, away from the hustle and bustle of tourist resort towns. Conveniently located, this unhurried village is a great base from which you can explore more of Andalucia.

    Things to do in Canillas de Aceituno, Spain

    Located within Sierra Tejeda nature area, Canillas de Aceituno is popular with climbers. You can take a leisurely stroll through olive groves and rural farmland, or you can do a more strenuous 4-hour hike up to the summit of La Maroma where you can enjoy spectacular views of Andalucia. You can also discover the splendor of rural Andalucia on horseback. If you would rather spend the day playing golf there are two courses within 20 minutes driving distance.

    A great way to spend the day is exploring the old village of Canillas de Aceituno. Narrow, meandering alleyways and arches, characteristic of Moorish architecture, wind their way through whitewashed buildings. Colourful flower boxes decorate windows and charming plazas make this peaceful village picturesque and inviting. You can stop to enjoy tapas in one of the bars or have Menu del Dia for lunch at Bar Angle or enjoy excellent Andalucian food at restaurants such as Bodega and Sociedad. On the outskirts of the village there is a public swimming pool where you can cool off before heading back to your Canillas de Aceituno villa.

    There are quaint shops throughout the village that sell clothes, ceramic goods, art and souvenirs. There is also a market every Friday where you can buy these things as well as tasty fresh produce.

    The village has fiestas and carnivals throughout the year celebrating different saints. A great fiesta to observe if you’re renting an apartment or villa in Canillas de Aceituno in early September is “Candelaria” (bonfire night).

    Places to visit on holiday in Canillas de Aceituno, Spain

    Canillas de Aceituno is a great base from which you can explore the Costa del Sol. Malaga is only 1 hour away and has great beaches and entertainment. Torre del Mar is slightly closer and can be reached via the scenic Mudejar Route. The seaside resort town has a famous water park, Aqua Velis, where the whole family can enjoy exhilarating water rides.

    If you are looking for sandy beaches then you should head to Nerja with its famous Burriana Beach and sparkling water. You can also explore fascinating caves here.

    In the heart of Andalucia lies spectacular Lake Vinuela. Nestled in a valley it is a great place to have a picnic and enjoy the magnificent views of rural Andalucia.

    Weather in Canillas de Aceituno, Spain

    The climate is typically Mediterranean with hot, dry summers and cooler winters. The temperature during the summer months frequently reaches 35°C during the day. The weather is slightly warmer inland than in the coastal town. The warm weather all year round means that any time is a good time to rent an apartment or villa in Canillas de Aceituno.

    Flights to Canillas de Aceituno, Spain

    The village is a one-hour drive from Malaga Airport. Aer Lingus, Monach Airlines, Flybe and easyJet all offer cheap flights to Malaga from various airports in the UK. From there you can hire a car and take a scenic drive to your Canillas de Aceituno accommodation.

    Sightseeing in and around Canillas de Aceituno

    Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit during your stay? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Canillas de Aceituno a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Bodegas Bentomiz (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
    • Baviera Golf (8 mi / 12.9 km)
    • Aquavelis Water Park (8.4 mi / 13.6 km)
    • Anoreta Golf (13.5 mi / 21.8 km)
    • El Candado Golf Course (17.4 mi / 28.1 km)

    Exploring the natural landscape of Canillas de Aceituno

    Whether you're an active traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Canillas de Aceituno is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Fuente Árabe (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
    • Playa de Torre del Mar (9.3 mi / 14.9 km)
    • El Morche Beach (10.9 mi / 17.5 km)
    • The Sierras of Tejeda, Almijara & Alhama (11 mi / 17.7 km)
    • Playa del Cenicero (11.3 mi / 18.3 km)
    • Playa de las Lindes (11.7 mi / 18.9 km)