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

Benamahoma is one of the charming “white towns” for which Andalusia is well known. Nestled in the forested green hills of the Cadiz province it has around 500 inhabitants with a bank, local shops, bars and restaurants. Most locals speak very little English here. The village is set beside the natural spring Fuente de Nacimiento which becomes the River Majaceite.

Things to Do in Benamahoma, Andalusia

One of the big attractions to holiday homes in Benamahoma is the Festivale de Moros y Cristianos (Festival of Moors and Christians) celebrated in early August each year. It is held in honour of the patron saint of the town, Saint Anthony of Padua and includes music, dancing, local food and national costume. Benamahoma is the gateway to the biosphere reserve called the Sierra de Grazalema Natural Park which is ideal for hiking, climbing, mountaineering, potholing, caving, kayaking, bungee jumping and nature spotting. The town offers tennis, fishing and horse riding and golf is 30 minutes drive away. There are many trails throughout the natural park which lead to other charming whitewashed villages amidst some stunning mountain scenery with natural arches and rock formations. You may see the endangered Egyptian vultures among other species of vulture.

Places to Visit Around Benamahoma, Andalusia

Holiday rentals in Benamahoma are within the Sierra de Grazalema Natural Park which encompasses over 127,000 acres of mountains. This karstic limestone region is known for its cave formations such as the Cueva del Gato, the Cueva de la Pileta and the Garganta Verde. Arcos de la Frontera is set on a limestone cliff with an old castle and the magnificent church of Santa Maria with a Baroque belfry and choir stalls. Algodonales is a centre for rural tourism and has an interesting hermitage and a lovely church dedicated to Santa Ana. The town of Ronda is about one hour’s drive from Benamahoma and has a remarkable Roman bridge over the gorge, a bullring and delightful local shops.

Weather in Benamahoma, Andalusia

Holiday rental homes in Andalusia enjoy hot dry summers with average temperatures reaching 30°C (86°F) in August with almost zero rainfall. In the winter season there is more chance of a shower and daytime highs average 17-21°C (63-70°F) The shoulder seasons of March-June and September to November are very pleasant for enjoying outdoor activities in the area.

Travel to Benamahoma, Andalusia

The nearest airport to holiday rentals in Benamahoma is Jerez de la Frontera (XRY) which is about 72 km away. Ryanair flies twice daily from Stanstead Airport and takes 2.5 hours. Other airlines fly to Seville (SVQ) Airport, 113 km away. A hire car is essential to reach Benamahoma but driving is easy along the new highways.

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                                                                                                    Recent Reviews

                                                                                                    Lovely accommodation and excellent central locatio

                                                                                                    5 of 5
                                                                                                    Julie and Warren greeted us with a tour of the well-maintained property. The apartment was clean and well-equipped. Warren was especially helpful with IT issues we experienced! Julie provided us with helpful tips as we made our way to Seveille, Jerez and the white towns in the area. There are many fruit trees on the property...unfortunately for us the fruit was still ripening. We did appreciate the bottle of wine that Julie had waiting for us. The property is at the edge of the village and it was convenient to walk to the main square where the stores and restaurants were located. Thank you, Julie and Warren!
                                                                                                    • Review Submitted: 12-Nov-2016
                                                                                                    • Date of Stay: Oct 2016

                                                                                                    The most relaxing two weeks ever!

                                                                                                    5 of 5
                                                                                                    The property is a perfect mix of quiet relaxation but also close to some amazing sights (Ronda, Zahara). It was very hot late August but breezy in the hills and the saltwater pool was perfect. Good for adults as well as our toddler as there are shallow steps leading in deeper. What was notable was the cleanliness of the property as well as the amenities e.g. the kitchen had everything we needed, and the playroom was a bonus. We didnt have to think about anything! The TV didn't have a lot of channels and the wifi was spotty but that, frankly, only enhanced the holiday!! We were in touch with the owners once or twice and they were super responsive and helpful. They even forwarded a camera lens we'd left behind which arrived intact. I would highly recommend this place for a stress-free family vacation. Thank you so much Nic and Rob!
                                                                                                    • Review Submitted: 20-Sep-2016
                                                                                                    • Date of Stay: Aug 2016

                                                                                                    Picturesque and peaceful

                                                                                                    5 of 5
                                                                                                    We had such a lovely time at Casa Acequia and really enjoyed the 'retreat in the country' experience. The house has everything you need as well as loads of little extras (like the telescope to watch the shooting stars at night and the yoga room to practice yoga and chill out.) The pool provided a welcome break from the midday heat and is set amongst beautiful trees and the rolling hills of Algodonales. The views, day and night really are spectacular! Our dog also loved the space to roam around in the surrounding area of the villa. We also had friends come to stay for a night and they each had their own ensuite bathroom in the 5 extra rooms available next to the villa. We visited Algodonales, Grazelema and Zahara during our stay and thoroughly enjoyed exploring the area. A point worth mentioning is that you do need a car to get about here but nothing is too far away should you want to explore or get supplies, the nearest town being only 10 mins via car has all the amenities you need. If you are looking to get away from it all in a little patch of paradise I highly recommend Casa Acequia.
                                                                                                    • Review Submitted: 09-Aug-2016
                                                                                                    • Date of Stay: Jul 2016