Where to stay around Carataunas?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 381 holiday lettings near Carataunas. From 140 Cottages to 104 Houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Carataunas is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Calahonda Beach: 1,000 holiday lettings
  • Las Americas Park: 1,255 holiday lettings
  • Torrenueva Beach: 1,076 holiday lettings
  • Salobrena Beach: 2,812 holiday lettings
  • Cetursa Sierra Nevada Ski Area: 1,491 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Carataunas 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 Cottages in Carataunas?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 140 Cottages in Carataunas. Our other popular types of Carataunas holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 104 self catering accommodations
  • Condos/Apartments: 71 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 45 self catering accommodations

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

Can I rent mountain rentals in Carataunas?

Absolutely, HomeAway has 284 mountain rentals in Carataunas. You have also many other possibilities in Carataunas area, including:

  • Beach rentals: 49 holiday rentals
  • Downtown rentals: 11 holiday rentals
  • Waterfront rentals: 4 holiday rentals

Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday lettings.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Carataunas?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 253 holiday homes with pool available in Carataunas. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Make a self catering villa or holiday rental in Carataunas, Spain your home away from home

    Carataunas is the smallest village in the province of Granada with just 200 residents. It is the ideal place for those seeking peace and quiet surrounded by natural beauty. Holiday rentals in Carataunas are ideal for experiencing the true culture of Spain and make an excellent base for exploring the Alpujarra region characterized by local houses with flat slate roofs.

    Things to Do in Carataunas, Andalusia

    Carataunas has a small parish church dedicated to San Marcos. Sample the local cuisine of ham and sausages and tasty fennel stew. Las Alpujarras is a 70km long area of valleys on the southern slopes of the Sierra Nevada Mountains. In winter it is within easy reach of skiing while in summer cycling, trekking through the forests and nature watching are popular activities. There are innumerable footpaths in the scenic mountain valleys which are ideal for walkers. Keen hill walkers can climb to the top of El Veleta at 3,398 m and Mulhacen at 3,482m. The coastal beaches are within easy reach from Carataunas holiday homes and offer beautiful sands, sunbathing and clean waters for swimming and watersports.

    Places to Visit Around Carataunas, Andalusia

    The ancient city of Granada with its historic architecture is just 59km from holiday villas in Carataunas. The highlight is a tour of the Alhambra Palace, the ancient Moorish fortress with its lovely water gardens. It has superb views over the city from the fortress walls on top of the high rock cliff. The thriving market town of Orgiva is less than 15 minutes drive away for local produce and dining out. Motril is 37 km away in the heart of the agricultural area. It offers shopping, restaurants and a variety of beaches, the most popular being Playa Granada.

    Weather in Carataunas, Granada

    Carataunas holiday rentals enjoy a sub-tropical climate as the Costa Tropical name suggests. From October to March temperatures hover between 17-21°C (63-70°F). From April to September temperatures are 21-30°C (70-86°F). The maximum rainfall is in the winter, particularly in December which has 121mm (5 inches). There is no rain at all during June, July and August.

    Travel to Carataunas, Granada

    The nearest airport to Carataunas holiday rentals is Granada (GRX) Airport which is about 44km away. However it only has internal flights from Madrid. Almeria (LEI) Airport is around 93 km drive away. The airport is located about 10 km east of Almeria city centre and is served by easyJet, BMI Baby, Monarch and Ryanair. They fly into Almeria airport daily and offer cheap flights from the UK. A third option is Malaga (AGP) Airport at 101 km which is served by many low cost airlines from all over Europe. A hire car is essential to reach the Granada province and explore the area.

    Activities and attractions in and around Carataunas

    Do you want to find attractions to visit while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Carataunas a fun place to get away to. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Sierra Nevada Ski Resort (12.1 mi / 19.5 km)
    • Ron Montero Winery (15.4 mi / 24.7 km)

    Exploring the natural features in Carataunas

    Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Carataunas is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Poqueira Gorge (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
    • Nazari Garden (9.1 mi / 14.6 km)
    • Mulhacen (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)
    • Hoya de Pedraza Botanical Garden (13.6 mi / 21.8 km)
    • Las Americas Park (13.9 mi / 22.4 km)
    • Calahonda Beach (15.4 mi / 24.7 km)