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Make a holiday rental apartment or property in Loja, Spain your home away from home

Loja lies in a narrow, barren valley in the Grenada Province of Andalucia, Spain. Loja is an ancient town, dating back as far as the Moors, and now concealing a great range of architectural treasures from throughout the ages. Loja is a wonderfully picturesque town, steeped in Andalucian charm, and filled with monuments from throughout the long history of the area. Outdoor sports thrive in the varied landscapes surrounding Loja, providing the chance to enjoy a wonderfully varied holiday in ‘real’ Spain, with both extreme natural beauty and historical heritage in abundance.

Things to do in Loja, Spain

Loja properties are located right on the edge of the Los Intiernos de Loja Natural Monument, a series of beautiful waterfalls carving their way through the limestone valley. There can be few places better than Los Intiernos de Loja for riverside picnics, and with excellent access to the barren landscapes of the Sierra de Loja Mountains, you cannot afford to miss this beautiful region from a Loja property rental. The Sierra Loja are wild and barren, with limestone geology that makes the region a veritable playground for potholers, walkers and cavers.

The surrounding countryside is a maze of contradictions. To the east, barren limestone landscapes give way to lush, undulating hills, covered in olive groves and littered with small, atmospheric farmhouses. This side of Loja is a haven for walking, mountain biking and horse riding, all of which thrive from accommodation in Loja. Further into the mountains, the bravest among you can even try paragliding.

There is a huge amount to discover within the town itself though. There is a rich Muslim heritage in Loja, having been a Muslim town until it was taken over by Christians in the 14th century. The Islamic Caseron de los Alcaides Cristianos fortress and Alcazaba district provide a wonderful comparison to the lavish temples and elegant, flamboyant palaces, gardens and public buildings which still adorn the town. The huge, 25 spout Fuente de la Mora fountain is certainly worth finding from a Loja apartment or villa too.

Places to visit on holiday to Loja, Spain

Further into the countryside of Andalucia is the small town of Illora, which lies along the foot of the Sierra Parapanda. Overlooking the town is an imposing Moorish fortress, precariously positioned at the head of a dramatic gorge. Hugely popular with walkers, Illora is the start of a huge range of walking trails, which emanate from the town, reaching far into the hidden corners of the mountains.

Weather in Loja, Spain

During the heat of the day in July and August, temperatures can reach the 40˚C mark, with the hot weather lasting long into the evening. Eating outside on a summer evening is an absolute delight from self catering Loja properties, something which is possible for a huge portion of the year.

Travel to Loja, Spain

Reaching a Loja property from the UK is remarkably easy, with Loja located just 35 minutes from both Granada (GRX) and Malaga (AGP) airports, both of which are served by regular flights from the UK. Malaga is by far the larger of the two airports, and it is likely that you will find cheaper flights to Malaga, as well as more options on hire car facilities. Taking a hire car to visit a Loja property is advised, only because of the huge amount to see in the surrounding areas. Public transport to Loja can be arranged from either airport.

    Wonderful! 4.9/5
    (10 reviews)
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    • 1 BR
    • 1 BA
    • Sleeps 2
    Cottage #6474654
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      Wonderful! 4.9/5
      (8 reviews)
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      • 3 BR
      • 2 BA
      • Sleeps 6
      Cottage #8013630
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        • 3 BR
        • 2 BA
        • Sleeps 6
        Cottage #8270350
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          Exceptional! 5/5
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          • 5 BR
          • 3 BA
          • Sleeps 10
          Villa #8037284
          5
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            Exceptional! 5/5
            (65 reviews)
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            • 10 BR
            • 7 BA
            • Sleeps 20
            Villa #70481
            65
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              Wonderful! 4.9/5
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              • 2 BR
              • 1 BA
              • Sleeps 5
              Villa #8021178
              9
              Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                • 3 BR
                • 2 BA
                • Sleeps 6
                Cottage #8026373
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                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
                  (16 reviews)
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                  • 3 BR
                  • 2 BA
                  • Sleeps 6
                  Villa #496717
                  16
                  Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
                    Exceptional! 5/5
                    (16 reviews)
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                    • 10 BR
                    • 7 BA
                    • Sleeps 20
                    Villa #8017577
                    16
                    Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
                      • 5 BR
                      • 2 BA
                      • Sleeps 10
                      Farmhouse #8280228
                      Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
                        • 5 BR
                        • 3 BA
                        • Sleeps 10
                        Villa #1272925
                        2
                          • 13 BR
                          • 13 BA
                          • Separate Toilets
                          • Sleeps 20
                          Farmhouse #6892797
                            • 8 BR
                            • 5 BA
                            • Sleeps 16
                            Chateau / Country House #4286989
                              • 2 BR
                              • 2 BA
                              • Sleeps 6
                              Cottage #1224023
                              33
                                • Studio
                                • 1 BA
                                • Sleeps 2
                                Apartment #1676254
                                1
                                Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                  • 2 BR
                                  • 1 BA
                                  • Sleeps 4
                                  Cottage #1224027
                                  13
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                                    • 2 BR
                                    • 2 BA
                                    • Sleeps 6
                                    Cottage #2618646
                                    Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
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                                      • 3 BR
                                      • 2 BA
                                      • Sleeps 6
                                      House #6504766
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                                        • 3 BR
                                        • 1 BA
                                        • Sleeps 6
                                        Villa #1681516
                                        1
                                        Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                          Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                          (21 reviews)
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                                          • 4 BR
                                          • 2 BA
                                          • Separate Toilet
                                          • Sleeps 8
                                          Farmhouse #499748
                                          21
                                          Viewed 55 times in the last 48 hours
                                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                            (23 reviews)
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                                            • 1 BR
                                            • 2 BA
                                            • Sleeps 2
                                            House #1379882a
                                            23
                                            Viewed 34 times in the last 48 hours
                                              Excellent! 4.5/5
                                              (17 reviews)
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                                              • 3 BR
                                              • 3 BA
                                              • Sleeps 6
                                              Villa #8126181
                                              17
                                              Viewed 26 times in the last 48 hours
                                                Exceptional! 5/5
                                                (48 reviews)
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                                                • 5 BR
                                                • 3 BA
                                                • Sleeps 10
                                                Cottage #6228142
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                                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                  • 3 BR
                                                  • 2 BA
                                                  • Separate Toilet
                                                  • Sleeps 6
                                                  Villa #1877484
                                                  20
                                                  Viewed 64 times in the last 48 hours
                                                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                    (14 reviews)
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                                                    • 2 BR
                                                    • 1 BA
                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                    Cottage #8001844
                                                    14
                                                    Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
                                                      Excellent! 4.5/5
                                                      (11 reviews)
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                                                      • 2 BR
                                                      • 1 BA
                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                      Cottage #8090506
                                                      11
                                                      Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
                                                        Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                        (19 reviews)
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                                                        • 1 BR
                                                        • 2 BA
                                                        • Sleeps 2
                                                        Apartment #1834632
                                                        19
                                                        Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                                          • 4 BR
                                                          • 2 BA
                                                          • Sleeps 8
                                                          Farmhouse #8090321
                                                          3
                                                          Viewed 52 times in the last 48 hours
                                                            Excellent! 4.5/5
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                                                            • 3 BR
                                                            • 2 BA
                                                            • Sleeps 6
                                                            Farmhouse #1896218
                                                            8
                                                            Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
                                                              Excellent! 4.6/5
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                                                              • 3 BR
                                                              • 3 BA
                                                              • Sleeps 6
                                                              Farmhouse #1907413
                                                              8
                                                              Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                (10 reviews)
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                                                                • 4 BR
                                                                • 4 BA
                                                                • Sleeps 9
                                                                Villa #8153535
                                                                10
                                                                Viewed 22 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                  Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                  (10 reviews)
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                                                                  • 5 BR
                                                                  • 3 BA
                                                                  • Sleeps 9
                                                                  House #1970248
                                                                  10
                                                                  Viewed 37 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                    • 4 BR
                                                                    • 2 BA
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                                                                    House #1875820
                                                                    4
                                                                    Viewed 23 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                      Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                                                      • 2 BR
                                                                      • 2 BA
                                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                                      House #8066352
                                                                      9
                                                                      Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                        Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                                        (14 reviews)
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                                                                        • 3 BR
                                                                        • 2 BA
                                                                        • Separate Toilet
                                                                        • Sleeps 8
                                                                        House #1092234
                                                                        14
                                                                        Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                          Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                          (11 reviews)
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                                                                          • 4 BR
                                                                          • 2 BA
                                                                          • Sleeps 7
                                                                          House #1807672
                                                                          11
                                                                          Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                            • 4 BR
                                                                            • 3 BA
                                                                            • Sleeps 8
                                                                            Chateau / Country House #874724
                                                                            4
                                                                            Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                              • Studio
                                                                              • 2 BA
                                                                              • Sleeps 8
                                                                              House #6437672
                                                                              3
                                                                              Viewed 40 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                (7 reviews)
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                                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                                • 2 BA
                                                                                • Sleeps 4
                                                                                Villa #1092358
                                                                                7
                                                                                Viewed 25 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                  • 5 BR
                                                                                  • 3 BA
                                                                                  • Separate Toilet
                                                                                  • Sleeps 10
                                                                                  House #807449vb
                                                                                  4
                                                                                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                    (7 reviews)
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                                                                                    • 4 BR
                                                                                    • 5 BA
                                                                                    • Sleeps 10
                                                                                    Villa #708135
                                                                                    7
                                                                                    Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                      Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                      (8 reviews)
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                                                                                      • 3 BR
                                                                                      • 4 BA
                                                                                      • Sleeps 6
                                                                                      House #8009648
                                                                                      8
                                                                                      Viewed 34 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                        Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                        (23 reviews)
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                                                                                        • 4 BR
                                                                                        • 3 BA
                                                                                        • Sleeps 8
                                                                                        House #816722
                                                                                        23
                                                                                        Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                          Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                          (45 reviews)
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                                                                                          • 5 BR
                                                                                          • 4 BA
                                                                                          • Separate Toilet
                                                                                          • Sleeps 12
                                                                                          Villa #71687
                                                                                          45
                                                                                          Viewed 34 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                            Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                            (7 reviews)
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                                                                                            • 4 BR
                                                                                            • 3 BA
                                                                                            • Sleeps 8
                                                                                            House #1612010
                                                                                            7
                                                                                            Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                              Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                              (43 reviews)
                                                                                              avg/night
                                                                                              • 5 BR
                                                                                              • 5 BA
                                                                                              • Separate Toilet
                                                                                              • Sleeps 12
                                                                                              Villa #1023109
                                                                                              43
                                                                                              Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                • 4 BR
                                                                                                • 3 BA
                                                                                                • Sleeps 8
                                                                                                Villa #8163829
                                                                                                4
                                                                                                Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                  • 3 BR
                                                                                                  • 2 BA
                                                                                                  • Sleeps 8
                                                                                                  Villa #1991156
                                                                                                  4
                                                                                                  Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                                    (12 reviews)
                                                                                                    avg/night
                                                                                                    • 4 BR
                                                                                                    • 4 BA
                                                                                                    • Separate Toilet
                                                                                                    • Sleeps 8
                                                                                                    Villa #8024810
                                                                                                    12
                                                                                                    Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                      • 3 BR
                                                                                                      • 2 BA
                                                                                                      • Sleeps 6
                                                                                                      Farmhouse #8055502
                                                                                                      3

                                                                                                      Loja Holiday Cottages & Homes (300+)

                                                                                                       

                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Much needed R&R

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      We enjoyed absolutely every minute of our stay. The casita is immaculate and has everything you could possibly need and if there was something that wasn't there we know Gill would make sure she tried to help you get it! Gill was on hand if you needed her but didn't intrude on any privacy. Perfect balance was met, loved our little chats as she is a very interesting lady. The casita has a shady terrace and down by the swimming pool there is full sun all day. Comfortable sun loungers up top and down below. Pool was great and stunning views all around. Oh how we miss it already. The kitchen is well equipped with cooker, big gas hob, microwave and big fridge freezer. The bathroom and shower was fab with a big shower head and a riser. Very modern accommodation and tastefully decorated - power points everywhere too - more than any villa I have ever stayed at! :) Nice big tele and Gill let us use her Netflix account which was great. Very comfy massive bed .. if its hot there is a fan - just remember to shut the blind and then it wont get as hot upstairs. There is a bar at the end of the road but must confess we didn't visit - our stay was purely to relax and get away from everything which we did. There is a small supermarket within walking distance for essentials which we did use but mostly we went to the big mercadona in the town and stocked up so we didn't have to go out much and just relax at the villa with the beautiful view and relaxing atmosphere. We did venture to Ronda for a couple of days which was about hour and half away I think, Ronda is beautiful and Seville isn't too far away too - couple of hours. Villa is a great base. Excellent stay and wouldn't hesitate to recommend and return. Fabulous THANKS ALOT
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jul 2017

                                                                                                      Isolated paradise

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Beautifully presented, rural villa with excellent facilities and helpful on-site owner. If you are looking for peace, this is for you.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jul 2017