Make a self catering villa or holiday rental in Fuente del Baden, Spain your home away from home
Fuente del Baden is a quiet area on the east side of the coastal town of Nerja, at the foot of the Sierra de Almijara. Holiday rentals in Fuente del Baden make an excellent base being close to the beach and amenities of the town yet within easy driving distance of the mountains and historic whitewashed villages of Andalusia.
Things to Do in Fuente del Baden, Andalusia
Fuente del Baden holiday rentals are within easy reach of the sandy coves which the Costa del Sol is famous for. Nerja has several beaches which boast Blue Flag waters and excellent facilities. Swimming, scuba diving, wind surfing, para-sailing and a host of other watersports can be enjoyed. There are several golf courses within easy reach of your Fuente del Baden holiday villa, the closest one being the course at Velez-Malaga. Further inland, the mountains offer miles of hiking trails, scenic drives to whitewashed villages along the Mudejar Route and opportunities for nature spotting.
Places to Visit Around Fuente del Baden, Andalusia
The town of Nerja has excellent shopping and historic attractions along the winding streets of the Old Town. Of special note is the Balcon de Europa, built in the 14th century. It leads to the remains of the Moorish Castle which has splendid views out over the sea. Just outside the town are the Nerja Caves with prehistoric cave paintings and natural cave formations. Further along the coast, Malaga offers modern shopping, a cathedral and Roman remains including the amphitheatre. The old city of Granada makes a great day out from Fuente del Baden holiday villas. Explore the city architecture and churches before taking a tour of the splendid Alhambra Palace and Water Gardens. Ronda is also worth driving to as it has a bullring and several famous bridges across the steep gorge.
Weather in Fuente del Baden, Costa del Sol
Holiday villas in Fuente del Baden enjoy dry sunny summers and mild showery winters. From October to March temperatures range between 17-21°C (63-70°F) making it ideal for winter breaks. During the summer temperatures are 21-30°C (70-86°F) although it is cooler in the mountains. The maximum rain falls in the winter, peaking in December, which has around 121mm (5 inches).
Travel to Fuente del Baden, Costa del Sol
The nearest airport to Fuente del Baden holiday villas is Malaga (AGP) Airport which is 60 km away. It is served by many budget airlines including Ryanair, easyJet, First Choice, BMI and Jet2 making it cheap and convenient. This busy airport has over 12 million passengers from 60 countries. The E-15 Autovia makes it easy to drive to Fuente del Baden in Nerja. A car is useful for getting to and from the airport and for exploring the surrounding area.