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Make a holiday rental villa or apartment in Cartama, Spain your home away from home

Situated 20km outside of the city of Malaga is the Andalusian town of Cartama. The town is set in the heart of the Guadalhorce Valley and surrounded by mountains and orchards of almond and orange trees. The peaceful atmosphere and picturesque surrounds make this an idyllic holiday retreat.

Things to do in Cartama, Spain

The surrounding mountains and hills make Cartama a paradise for bird watching, hiking, walking and photography. The climate and landscape also make it a great destination for sporting activities such as mountain biking, Jeep safaris and hot air ballooning. Located far from the hustle and bustle of the coastal tourist resorts, Cartama villas are the perfect place to relax and enjoy the beautiful nature that surrounds you.

The traditional market town has some attractive Spanish architecture and several historic sites. Attractions include the 10th century castle remains and the Hermitage of Our Lady of the Remedies on the Hill of the Virgin. Both of these important historic buildings have superb panoramic views of the surrounding area. Another well-known feature in the town is the green iron bridge (puente verde) that crosses the Guadalhorce River. The old bridge has become a recreational area where families can picnic on riverside and enjoy the outdoors.

Just a short drive away is the Guadalhorce Golf Club, which has fairways set in spectacular surroundings. The clubhouse also has tennis courts, a swimming pool and a sauna.

Cartama is famous in Andalucia and Spain for its religious festivals and lively carnivals. La Virgen de los Remedios festival is the main festival of the year and takes place in April to celebrate the patron saint of the town. Other festivals include the Verdiales festival, a music festival in May, which celebrates traditional music and dance; El Sexmo fair in September, and Fiesta de Los Reyes in January.

Places to go on holiday in Cartama, Spain

Malaga is only a 15-minute drive away from Cartama accommodation and is well worth a visit. The city has a splendid cathedral and an excellent gallery showcasing the work of Picasso. The city also has vibrant nightlife for those wanting to party the night away.

The stunning sandy beaches of the Costa de Sol are easily accessible and offer water sports such as windsurfing, snorkeling, sailing and jet skiing, or you can simply spend the day soaking up the sun before heading back to your Cartama villa.

If you are looking for entertainment for the kids on your Cartama holiday then Tivoli World near Benalmadena is the place to go. It’s the biggest theme park in the area and offers various rides and concerts and has a variety of restaurants and bards. Sea Life aquarium is also in Benalmadena. The Aquapark at Palacio de Congresos is a water park with over 30 rides and is perfect for a day of family fun in the summer!

Weather in Cartama, Spain

Cartama has a wonderful warm climate with very mild winters. Temperatures in summer hover in the 20°Cs, while winter temperatures dip to 7°C. November and December are the wettest months in Cartama.

Flights to Cartama, Spain

The nearest airport is at Malaga (AGP), 25km away. Ryanair, easyJet, Monarch and Aer Lingus are just some of the airlines that offer cheap flights to Malaga. There are regular buses and trains that can take you from Malaga to your Cartama villa.

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Cártama Holiday Apartments & Villas (300+)

 

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Lovely apartment, well appointed, central location

5 of 5
Marvellous, central, well appointed and comfortable apartment, great wifi (37Mbps), lively location. Convenient for everything - the Old Town, beaches, museums, art galleries, markets, shops, eateries etc. Excellent folder provided by owner of helpful sightseeing info, maps, leaflets, transport info - I felt immediately at home and well orientated. Very, very good communications with owner throughout the stay, flawless check-in and check-out. My first stay in Málaga city - its culture and beautiful Baroque architecture are a joy!
  • Review Submitted: Jul 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017

Fantastic!!!

5 of 5
Really lovely apartment. Had everything we needed.Great balcony with wonderful views, loved sitting on there having pre dinner drinks. Location just perfect , so near the beach and all the tapas bars. Theresa communicated promptly to all my questions/enquiries. Can't wait to return!
  • Review Submitted: Jul 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017