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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
    (9 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
      8
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        • 3 BR
        • 2 BA
        • Sleeps 6
        Cottage #8270350
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          Exceptional! 5/5
          (5 reviews)
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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
            Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
              Excellent! 4.7/5
              (7 reviews)
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              • 3 BR
              • 2 BA
              • Sleeps 6
              Cottage #8026373
              7
              Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                Wonderful! 4.9/5
                (8 reviews)
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                • 2 BR
                • 1 BA
                • Sleeps 5
                Villa #8021178
                8
                Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
                  (15 reviews)
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                  • 3 BR
                  • 2 BA
                  • Sleeps 6
                  Villa #496717
                  15
                  Viewed 5 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 10 times in the last 48 hours
                      • 5 BR
                      • 2 BA
                      • Sleeps 10
                      Farmhouse #8280228
                      Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
                        • 5 BR
                        • 3 BA
                        • Sleeps 10
                        Villa #1272925
                        2
                        Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                          • 13 BR
                          • 13 BA
                          • Separate Toilets
                          • Sleeps 20
                          Farmhouse #6892797
                          Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                            • 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
                                  • 2 BR
                                  • 1 BA
                                  • Sleeps 4
                                  Cottage #1224027
                                  13
                                    • 2 BR
                                    • 2 BA
                                    • Sleeps 6
                                    Cottage #2618646
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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 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                          Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                          (20 reviews)
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                                          • 4 BR
                                          • 2 BA
                                          • Separate Toilet
                                          • Sleeps 8
                                          Farmhouse #499748
                                          20
                                          Viewed 35 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 11 times in the last 48 hours
                                                Exceptional! 5/5
                                                (48 reviews)
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                                                • 5 BR
                                                • 3 BA
                                                • Sleeps 10
                                                Cottage #6228142
                                                48
                                                Viewed 26 times in the last 48 hours
                                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                  (20 reviews)
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                                                  • 3 BR
                                                  • 2 BA
                                                  • Separate Toilet
                                                  • Sleeps 6
                                                  Villa #1877484
                                                  20
                                                  Viewed 42 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 36 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
                                                        Excellent! 4.5/5
                                                        (11 reviews)
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                                                        • 2 BR
                                                        • 1 BA
                                                        • Sleeps 4
                                                        Cottage #8090506
                                                        11
                                                        Viewed 35 times in the last 48 hours
                                                          • 4 BR
                                                          • 2 BA
                                                          • Sleeps 8
                                                          Farmhouse #8090321
                                                          3
                                                          Viewed 48 times in the last 48 hours
                                                            Excellent! 4.5/5
                                                            (8 reviews)
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                                                            • 3 BR
                                                            • 2 BA
                                                            • Sleeps 6
                                                            Farmhouse #1896218
                                                            8
                                                            Viewed 18 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 15 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                (9 reviews)
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                                                                • 5 BR
                                                                • 3 BA
                                                                • Sleeps 9
                                                                House #1970248
                                                                9
                                                                Viewed 32 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                  • 4 BR
                                                                  • 2 BA
                                                                  • Sleeps 7
                                                                  House #1875820
                                                                  4
                                                                  Viewed 22 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                    Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                                    (8 reviews)
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                                                                    • 3 BR
                                                                    • 3 BA
                                                                    • Sleeps 6
                                                                    Farmhouse #1907413
                                                                    8
                                                                    Viewed 25 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                      Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                      (9 reviews)
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                                                                      • 2 BR
                                                                      • 2 BA
                                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                                      House #8066352
                                                                      9
                                                                      Viewed 6 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
                                                                          Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                          (11 reviews)
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                                                                          • 4 BR
                                                                          • 2 BA
                                                                          • Sleeps 7
                                                                          House #1807672
                                                                          11
                                                                          Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                            • 4 BR
                                                                            • 3 BA
                                                                            • Sleeps 8
                                                                            Chateau / Country House #874724
                                                                            4
                                                                            Viewed 12 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 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                • Studio
                                                                                • 2 BA
                                                                                • Sleeps 8
                                                                                House #6437672
                                                                                2
                                                                                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 12 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 12 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                        Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                        (11 reviews)
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                                                                                        • 4 BR
                                                                                        • 4 BA
                                                                                        • Separate Toilet
                                                                                        • Sleeps 8
                                                                                        Villa #8024810
                                                                                        11
                                                                                        Viewed 14 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 23 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 11 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 31 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 11 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                  • 4 BR
                                                                                                  • 3 BA
                                                                                                  • Sleeps 8
                                                                                                  Villa #8163829
                                                                                                  4
                                                                                                  Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                    • 3 BR
                                                                                                    • 2 BA
                                                                                                    • Sleeps 8
                                                                                                    Villa #1991156
                                                                                                    4
                                                                                                    Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                      • 3 BR
                                                                                                      • 2 BA
                                                                                                      • Sleeps 6
                                                                                                      Farmhouse #8055502
                                                                                                      3

                                                                                                      Loja Holiday Cottages & Homes (300+)

                                                                                                       

                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Lovely house and village

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      We had a great return stay. Perfect break for myself and friends, relaxing and enjoying the sun and calm village life. Just what was needed now that we are mums to small children!
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jul 18, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jul 2017

                                                                                                      A well equipped house in a beautiful setting.

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      We had a wonderful holiday. The house is a lovely place to visit to get away from it all and recharge the batteries. The location is stunning and yet it is less than an hour from Malaga airport. The outdoor ping pong table was great fun and the scene of many family doubles matches once the heat of the day had passed.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jul 17, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jul 2017