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Make a holiday home, finca, house or villa in Istan, Spain your home away from home

The village of Istan is situated in the mountains of the Malaga Province in the Andalusia region of Southern Spain. This wonderful location is perfect for relaxing holidays, though being only a ten minute drive from the coast and Marbella, accommodation in Istan is also great for holidaymakers who want the best of both worlds!

Things to do on holiday in Istan, Spain

What a destination! A peaceful and rural location, yet only ten minutes to Marbella means that self catering accommodation in Istan will suit many different tastes. The region is great for outdoor lovers as the surrounding mountains present many great places to walk or hike, admiring the scenery and wildlife. Meanwhile the picturesque Lake Istan (a reservoir created to provide the Costa del Sol with drinking water) beckons you to enjoy boating, fishing and kayaking. On days when you prefer the beaches and the coast, these can be found within a short drive. Within easy reach of your Istan self catering accommodation you will also find several golf courses, as well as opportunities for horse riding, jeep safaris, and more!

The village itself is a pretty white village dating back to the 16th century and though small it does have a number of shops and places to eat plus a great local market on Saturdays, ideal for stocking up your kitchen! When you want more choice of shops and restaurants, make the short journey to Marbella or enjoy one of the beachside restaurants along the coast.

Places to visit on holiday in Istan, Spain

Self catering accommodation in Istan is situated within or near to a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve and natural park, called Sierra de las Nieves. This is an interesting and scenic place to visit especially if you enjoy exploring caves as there are numerous large caves within the park.

For a change of pace visit the coastal city of Marbella, one of the Costa del Sol’s most popular resorts. This cosmopolitan city has plenty of shops, designer and otherwise, plus many high class restaurants.

The weather in Istan, Spain

The Mediterranean climate means you can enjoy self catering accommodation in Istan throughout the year. Summers are hot and quite dry, and spring and autumn are mild too. Winters are generally mild though in some of the higher ground around Istan accommodation it can get a little chilly.

Flights to Istan, Spain

Istan self catering accommodation is situated about half way between two airports – Malaga and Gibraltar, so you can choose either of these for your flight. Malaga will have the better choice of airlines and is situated about 40 miles away, taking about an hour to drive. Flybe, bmiBaby, British Airways, easyJet, Jet2.com, Monarch Airlines, Ryanair, Thomas Cook Airlines, and Thomson Airways are amongst the airlines offering flights to Malaga.

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                                                                                                      Absolutely fantastic, can't wait to return!

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Thank you Mari and Kent for allowing us to stay in your stunning apartment. The pictures drew us to choose this rental and they don't lie. The decor is superb and very luxurious, a real treat in a holiday rental, the kitchen is amazing with everything you could possibly need and more, the quality of the equipment is top class. We loved the outside terrace, really comfortable sun beds, but best of all the sofas that we lounged on, reading our books all day just occasionally wandering down the private garden path to the fabulous pool. The location is excellent with just a few minutes walk to many excellent amenities, the Saturday market held in the Central Plaza was great, a lovely atmosphere and the Marina in Puerta Banuss was amazing, we spent many hours people, yacht and fast car watching. Silvia and Alex were great in arranging our taxi transfers and Carlos, the taxi driver, was really helpful and made sure key collection and return was easy. This was our favourite rental holiday so far and we can't wait to return. Thank you again, I am sure we will be in touch to rebook soon!
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: May 19, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: May 2017

                                                                                                      Fantastic apartment

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                                                                                                      This apartment is spacious, clean and very well equipped. Kitchen has everything you need and is very well presented. Bed very comfortable. Lounge excellent with good tv and comfy sofas. Outside area amazing with quality furniture and fantastic views. Would definitely recommend to friends and family and would book again.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: May 15, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: May 2017