Make a self catering villa in Carabeo, Costa del Sol, Spain your home away from home
Carabeo is a delightful coastal resort just 3km from the lovely old town of Nerja which nestles in the foothills of the Sierra Almijra mountains. The Costa del Sol is full of gorgeous sandy bays including Playa de Calahonda, La Almijara and Playa de la Caletilla. A self catering villa in Carabeo makes a great base from which to explore the local towns and major cities of Granada and Sevile. There are plenty of shops, bars and restaurants close by to make your holiday complete.
Things to do in Carabeo, Spain
Stroll the Promenade - The focal point of the area is just a short walk from your Carabeo villa. The Balcon de Europa is a famous promenade which is delightful to stroll by day or under the stars after dark.
Wine and Dine - Spain still offers incredibly good value when dining out. Local rioja wines are excellent, or start the evening with a jug of fruit-topped sangria. The local bars serve tapas – small savoury appetizers, or enjoy the local seafood in a huge paella.
Mountain walking - This area of southeast Spain is popular with hill walkers who explore the mountains of the many national parks in the area. The caves at Maro are a good place to start some popular walks, after visiting the caves, of course.
Places to visit near Carabeo, Spain
Nerja - The pedestrianized cobbled streets of Nerja give added charm to this relaxed and peaceful area. The world famous caves of Nerja are just out of the town. Explore these vast caves to see the largest natural column in the world known as the Column of Hercules. The caves make an ideal amphitheatre and ballets and concerts are often held inside the caves.
Al Hambra, Granada - This ancient fortified residence with its massive walls and pretty gardens is just 53km drive from your accommodation in Carabeo, through some incredible mountain scenery. Built by the Moors over 1000 years ago, it stands high on a cliff face of rock and has magnificent views. The architecture of Granada is also worth exploring to make the most of this day trip.
Aqua Velis WaterPark - The largest water park in the region is just 22km from your self catering villa in Carabeo. With 20 water-based rides, slides, pools and a lazy river ride, this is a very popular day out with families and a great way to cool off in the summer.
Weather in Carabeo, Spain
The Costa del Sol is popular all year-round for its sunny days and mild winters. From May to October temperatures reach as high as 31C (87F) with no rain at all. Winters in Carabeo enjoy average daytime temperatures reaching 17C (62F) and nights are rarely below 8C (47F).
Flights to Carabeo, Spain
The nearest airport to your self catering villa in Carabeo is Malaga International airport, which is 74km(45 miles) away. Malaga airport has regular cheap flights from all over Europe on a daily basis.