Where to stay around Cáñar?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 524 holiday lettings near Cáñar. From 186 cottages to 137 apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Cáñar for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

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 Cáñar:

  • Camino de Ronda: 480 holiday homes
  • Sacromonte: 295 holiday homes
  • Carretera de la Sierra: 323 holiday homes
  • San Pedro: 569 holiday homes
  • Almanjáyar: 42 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 Cáñar?

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

  • Calahonda Beach: 976 holiday lettings
  • Las Americas Park: 1,230 holiday lettings
  • Torrenueva Beach: 1,050 holiday lettings
  • Alhambra: 1,195 holiday lettings
  • Salobrena Beach: 2,737 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 186 cottages in Cáñar. Our other popular types of Cáñar holiday rentals include:

  • Apartments: 137 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 125 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 46 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Cáñar?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 297 holiday homes with pool available in Cáñar. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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

    The whitewashed Spanish village of Canar is perched precariously on a steep hillside in the Sierra Nevada, with magnificent views of Orgiva in the fertile Guadalfeo River Valley. On a clear day visitors can see all the way to Morocco from this Andalusian village in southern Spain. The peaceful surroundings and traditional village atmosphere make villas in Canar a great option for those looking for a relaxing getaway.

    Things to do on holiday in Canar, Spain

    Canar villas are perfectly situated for walking holidays in summer. Canar is located on the famous GR7 Spanish walking route. The tranquil environment is the ideal spot for cycling, hiking, horse riding or bird watching. Energetic walkers can visit the spa town of Lanjaron, which is situated a 2-hour walk to the west of Canar, or to Soportujar, which lies a 90-minute walk to the east. At the halfway point hikers can stop and rest at the beautiful 200ft El Diue waterfall. The Buddhist monastery of Osel Ling is also within walking distance of villas in Canar. The Sierra Nevada Natural Park lies above Canar. Here visitors can explore vineyards, almond groves and poplar woods in the foothills of the Alpujarras.

    In winter, visitors to Canar accommodation can enjoy excellent skiing facilities in Sierra Nevada. The ski season runs from the end of November until April, and there are a range of terrains for skiing and snowboarding of all levels. Nearby is Borreguiles ski resort, perfect for beginners, and the resorts of Valeta and Luguna De Las Yeguas, for the more advanced snow sports enthusiasts looking for an adrenaline rush.

    Places to visit on holiday in Canar, Spain

    The market town of Orgiva lies in the Guadalfeo River Valley below Canar. Attractions in the picturesque town include the twin spire of the Igesia de nuestra Senora de la Expectacion. From Orgiva, visitors can travel by bus to the popular seaside town of Malaga. Here you will find a splendid cathedral, fascinating museums and galleries displaying the work of Picasso. Evening entertainment in Malaga includes flamenco and jazz performances, traditional tapas bars and vibrant modern nightclubs.

    Canar is only an hour away from Granada, with its lovely Generalife Gardens and The Alhambra Palace. The city has historic, Moorish architecture and vibrant nightlife, and makes an excellent day trip for visitors to villas in Canar.

    Further away are the historic cities of Seville and Cordoba. Approximately a 3-hour drive away from Canar, these cities offer great shopping and great cultural experiences such as flamenco and traditional tapas bars.

    Weather in Canar, Spain

    With 320 days of sunshine a year visitors are guaranteed great weather on Canar holidays. Summers are hot with temperatures in the 30s (°C). Due to the altitude winters are cold, making Canar a great base for Sierra Nevada skiing holidays.

    Flights to Canar, Spain

    Granada (GRX) is located 70km away from Canar. Ryanair offers cheap flights to Granada from Stansted (STN) and Liverpool (LIV). Visitors can also fly from the UK to Malaga (AGP) with carriers such as easyJet and British Airways.

    Activities and attractions in and around Canar

    Are you searching for attractions to visit in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Canar a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Sierra Nevada Ski Resort (11.7 mi / 18.8 km)
    • Ron Montero Winery (14.8 mi / 23.9 km)
    • Los Moriscos Club de Golf (15.7 mi / 25.3 km)
    • Los Moriscos Golf Club (16.1 mi / 25.8 km)
    • Aquaola (17.7 mi / 28.6 km)
    • Fun Park Serrallo Plaza (18.1 mi / 29.2 km)

    Exploring the natural features in Canar

    Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Canar is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Generalife (19.4 mi / 31.2 km)
    • Mirador de San Nicolas (19.8 mi / 31.9 km)
    • Poqueira Gorge (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
    • Nazari Garden (8.2 mi / 13.1 km)
    • Mulhacen (11 mi / 17.7 km)
    • Hoya de Pedraza Botanical Garden (12.9 mi / 20.7 km)