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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.

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                                                                                                      What a perfect place to celebrate a 60th birthday

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                                                                                                      A wonderful villa to stay in with our family group of 10. It is furnished to a high standard, with a well equipped kitchen for all your needs. The five bedrooms are of a very good size, as were the en suites. Plenty of areas around the villa to sunbath or just to sit and relax. The pool, slide, jacuzzi, table tennis and swing ball gave lots of entertainment for everyone. The Stunning panoramic views are to die for, waking up to them every morning to these is like a dream come true. On a overcast day, you can just jump in the car, drive 30 minutes or more and be in sunshine again, with more beautiful views and tranquillity. We had a few keen road cyclists in our group, they found the climbs and descends brilliant, easy to plan routes, and the hiring of the bikes straight forward. So if your a cyclist, it's the place and area to come. There are many lovely typically Spanish restaurants with good food to choose from around the area. Dennis was so helpful and friendly, defiantly an asset to the villa, and Karen's communication was excellent. We would recommend a stay in this villa, and are sure you will agree with our review 100% Ball family, Somerset, April 2017
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                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Apr 2017

                                                                                                      ** Perfect Holiday Again **

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                                                                                                      No words can describe how much we love coming back to the cabin. Beautiful setting, great pool & Mike has become a lovely friend. Was our 4th time back & will be returning again. Wish I lived there :-)
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Apr 21, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Apr 2017