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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.

Exceptional! 5/5
(6 reviews)
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  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Cottage #6474654
6
Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(7 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Cottage #8013630
7
Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Cottage #8026373
7
Exceptional! 5/5
(5 reviews)
avg/night
  • 5 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Sleeps 10
Villa #8037284
5
Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(64 reviews)
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  • 10 BR
  • 7 BA
  • Sleeps 20
Villa #70481
64
Viewed 42 times in the last 48 hours
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 5
Villa #8021178
8
  • 4 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Sleeps 8
Villa #6951117
1
Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(15 reviews)
avg/night
  • 10 BR
  • 7 BA
  • Sleeps 20
Villa #8017577
15
Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Villa #496717
15
  • 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
  • Studio
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Apartment #1676254
1
  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Cottage #1224023
29
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Cottage #2618646
Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #1224027
11
  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 6
House #6504766
  • 3 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Villa #1681516
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(11 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #8001844
11
Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
  • 4 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 8
Farmhouse #499748
17
  • 3 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Villa #8126181
13
Exceptional! 5/5
(45 reviews)
avg/night
  • 5 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Sleeps 10
Cottage #6228142
45
Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(17 reviews)
avg/night
  • 1 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Apartment #1834632
17
Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.5/5
(10 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Cottage #8090506
10
Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(19 reviews)
avg/night
  • 1 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 2
House #1379882a
19
Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
  • 5 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Sleeps 9
House #1970248
6
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(15 reviews)
avg/night
  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 6
Villa #1877484
15
Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
avg/night
  • 4 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 7
House #1875820
3
Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
  • 3 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Farmhouse #1907413
6
Excellent! 4.6/5
(14 reviews)
avg/night
  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 8
House #1092234
14
Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(9 reviews)
avg/night
  • 4 BR
  • 4 BA
  • Sleeps 9
Villa #8153535
9
Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(11 reviews)
avg/night
  • 4 BR
  • 4 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 8
Villa #8024810
11
Exceptional! 5/5
(3 reviews)
avg/night
  • 4 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 8
Farmhouse #8090321
3
Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(4 reviews)
avg/night
  • 4 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Sleeps 8
Chateau / Country House #874724
4
Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.6/5
(7 reviews)
avg/night
  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Farmhouse #1896218
7
Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(8 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 4
House #8066352
8
Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
  • 5 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 10
House #807449vb
3
Exceptional! 5/5
(6 reviews)
avg/night
  • 3 BR
  • 4 BA
  • Sleeps 6
House #8009648
6
Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(20 reviews)
avg/night
  • 4 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Sleeps 8
House #816722
20
Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.6/5
(16 reviews)
avg/night
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 3
Multiple rentals Apartment #8038517
16
Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(6 reviews)
avg/night
  • 4 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Sleeps 8
House #1612010
6
Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
  • 4 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Sleeps 8
Villa #8163829
3
Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(5 reviews)
avg/night
  • 1 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Apartment #1836731
5
Excellent! 4.3/5
(3 reviews)
avg/night
  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Farmhouse #8055502
3
avg/night
  • 3 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Villa #8056457
2
Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
  • Studio
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 8
House #6437672
1
Viewed 29 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(42 reviews)
avg/night
  • 5 BR
  • 4 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 12
Villa #71687
42
Viewed 28 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(12 reviews)
avg/night
  • 9 BR
  • 9 BA
  • Sleeps 24
Chateau / Country House #443219
12
Viewed 29 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(23 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 5
Cottage #6330215
23
Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(3 reviews)
avg/night
  • 5 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 6
House #8148646
3
Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
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Recent Reviews

Absolutely Perfect!

5 of 5
Wow! What a great experience! The location was perfect with great access to nearby towns. The house was very clean, welcoming and had everything we needed and more! Views where even more spectacular than they look in the pictures! I would recommend this house to anyone looking for a nice, relaxing getaway! Thanks Simon!
  • Review Submitted: May 07, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017

Fabulous peaceful place to stay, with views to die for. Lovely helpful host & great welcome pack.

5 of 5
Only stayed for 3 nights but would definitely stay there again. Although you do need a car. Gill is a lovely host who will do anything for you, she even took me to a local hospital for a prescription after leaving my medication at home and then to the chemist to collect it. Lovely walking in the area & lots of great places to visit within easy reach with a car. The Casita is quite small but has all the facilities you require & is finished to a high standard, with a lovely outside area to sit in.
  • Review Submitted: May 06, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017