Where to stay around Alcaucín?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 823 holiday lettings near Alcaucín. From 297 villas to 263 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Alcaucín for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Alcaucín?

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 Alcaucín:

  • Oasis del Capistrano: 522 holiday homes
  • Miraflores del Palo: 140 holiday homes
  • Urbanización Punta Lara: 111 holiday homes
  • El Palo: 174 holiday homes
  • Pedregalejo: 164 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 Alcaucín?

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

  • Nerja Beach: 3,723 holiday lettings
  • Burriana Beach: 3,696 holiday lettings
  • Carabeo Beach: 3,712 holiday lettings
  • Balcon de Europa: 3,720 holiday lettings
  • Nerja Caves: 3,665 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Alcaucín 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 Alcaucín?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 297 villas in Alcaucín. Our other popular types of Alcaucín holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 263 self catering accommodations
  • Apartments: 106 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 81 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 Alcaucín?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 670 holiday homes with pool available in Alcaucín. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make a holiday rental villa or property in Alcaucin, Spain your home away from home

    Located deep in the Axarquia countryside, Alcaucin, Spain, is a small village which has graced the front cover of travel brochures for the area due to its traditional architecture and beautiful surroundings of the lower slopes of the Sierra Tejeda Mountains. You can see as far as the sea, some 25km, away from many Alcaucin properties, especially those at the top of the village (Alcaucin is a maze of narrow streets build upon a fairly steep slope).

    Things to do on holiday in Alcaucin, Spain

    There are many prehistoric sites adorning the countryside of Alcaucin, the most famous of which can be visited in the caves of El Boquete de Zafarraya in which a body of a Neanderthal man from 30,000 years ago was discovered. The Phoenician Castle Zalia also makes for interesting and inspiring viewing from an Alcaucin property for rent.

    Just outside the town limits is the boundary of the Sierra del Alcazar Nature Park. The park takes in much of the Alcazar River and the peak of Tajo Fuerte. There are tracks for walking and cycling, some of the most interesting of which lead through the various habitats leading up the mountain. The whole region is a mecca for hikers, mountaineers and climbers, who flock to Alcaucin holiday rentals for their proximity to the mountains.

    The various festivals and fiestas throughout the year are celebrated with gusto in Alcaucin, from the Festival of San Sebastian in January to the Pilgrimage to Alcazar in May, when fires light the sky, around which people eat, drink and chat, enjoying the chance for the community to come together. However, the event with which most visitors really get involved with is the annual fair in October, which is marked with flamenco dancing, great food and wine and a number of excellent displays and events.

    Places to holiday in Alcaucin, Spain

    The closest stretch of beach to an Alcaucin property is just 25km away at Torre del Mar. The long stretch of beach at Torre del Mar is backed with a wide, well designed promenade, which is covered with great bars and fine restaurants.

    The largest town in the region, Malaga, is also one of the most famous with British tourists. If you are looking for entertainment put on for tourists, from theme parks to concerts and from safari parks to art galleries, you will be able to find it in Malaga during your stay in an Alcaucin property.

    Weather in Alcaucin, Spain

    Average temperatures in Alcaucin are a remarkable 18˚C for the year, with summer temperatures soaring to over 30˚C for the vast majority of days. Mountain breezes do however keep the air fresh, and in winter, despite the altitude of the village, Alcaucin basks in winter average temperatures of 14˚C.

    Flights to Alcaucin, Spain

    Malaga International Airport (AGP) takes around 45 minutes from a holiday rental property in Alcaucin, and there are both car hire facilities and fixed price taxis available at the airport. Reaching Malaga Airport should be no problem, as there are no less than 23 British Airports that have flights running to and from Malaga.

    Activities and attractions in and around Alcaucin

    Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that Alcaucin has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Bodegas Bentomiz (9.9 mi / 16 km)
    • Baviera Golf (11.2 mi / 18 km)
    • Aquavelis Water Park (11.5 mi / 18.4 km)
    • Anoreta Golf (15.3 mi / 24.6 km)
    • El Candado Golf Course (18.5 mi / 29.7 km)

    Exploring the natural features in Alcaucin

    Whether you're an active traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Alcaucin. Here are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Fuente Árabe (7.8 mi / 12.6 km)
    • Playa de Torre del Mar (12.3 mi / 19.8 km)
    • The Sierras of Tejeda, Almijara & Alhama (12.8 mi / 20.6 km)
    • Bermejales Dam (13.4 mi / 21.6 km)
    • El Morche Beach (14.1 mi / 22.8 km)
    • Playa del Cenicero (14.6 mi / 23.4 km)