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Make a holiday rental home or villa in the Los Velez area, Spain your home away from home

The Los Velez area refers to the area in and around the Sierra Maria - Los Velez Natural Park, which is located in an unspoilt part of the Andalucía region, in the north of the Almeria Province and around 70km inland from the coast at Aguilas. Attractions in the area include a good scattering of traditional towns and villages, the unspoilt beauty of the Natural Park and almost permanent dry weather and warm sunshine. The beaches and attractions of the Costa de Almeria are also never far away.

Things to do in Los Velez area, Spain

The main towns of the Los Velez area are those of Velez Blanco, Velez Rubio and Maria, which are all within 20km of each other, and between them possess a decent selection of shops, bars, cafes, supermarkets and restaurants. The use of a car is almost essential to make the most of a stay in this area, but the close proximity of towns and villages such as these ensures that you will not spend all of your holiday travelling between destinations.

The Sierra Maria - Los Velez Natural Park is the main draw for the region, and the home of a diverse range of flora and fauna. As with most parks of its type, the main activities are all outdoors, and include nature walks, hiking trails, bird watching and horse riding.

July and August are fiesta months in Los Velez, Spain, so book early if you want to be part of the fun. An array of activities are usually on offer around the villages, and this is a great time to immerse yourself in the local traditions, as the vast majority of residents join in with the celebrations and parties.

Places to visit on holiday in Los Velez area, Spain

Los Velez properties are well positioned to be used as a base for exploring the Costa de Almeria region. Lorca is the nearest medium-sized town, being 60km away and the home of around 90,000 residents. Amongst other attractions, the town has good shopping facilities and several historical sites of interest, with the jewel in the crown being a castle that dates back to the 10th century. In and around Los Velez, golf is also a favourite pastime. The use of a car is required to get between courses, but once there, you will be glad you made the drive, and the weather is almost always obliging.

Weather in Los Velez area, Spain

The climate is very dry in this part of the Andalucía region, with almost endless sunshine all year round. July and August are the hottest months, with a daily average of around 30C, but even winter months are warm and see little in the way of rain.

Flights to Los Velez area, Spain

The best way of reaching the Los Velez area is to fly to Murcia – San Javier Airport (MJV), which is around 130km from the town of Velez Blanco – a journey that will take around an hour and a half. The flight time from London is just under two hours.

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Perfect location for a quiet, sun-worshipping holiday

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We stayed at Villa Marco Carlos from 3/6/17 - 17/617 and apart from one thunder storm we had continuous sunshine from 7am to 10pm, often with a light and very welcome breeze. The temperature was over 30 degrees every day. The villa was very clean, spacious and well equipped with everything necessary for a very comfortable stay. If there had been more than 2 of us we may have wished there was a dishwasher but apart from this the kitchen was very well stocked with crockery, cutlery and cooking equipment. The ice maker was particularly useful. On arrival, Ray & Ann were there to welcome us and show us around, which we appreciated. At most villas that we've rented we've had to find the keys in a box on the wall and figure everything out ourselves. The pool area is very private without feeling claustrophobic and gets the sun all day. There are shaded areas under the gazebo and parasol for those who can't stand too much roasting! The pool was really refreshing and is not overlooked by any other properties. The gazebo is perfect for al-fresco dining - we ate there even when we weren't using the barbecue which is sited nearby. If you are wanting a quiet break to recharge the batteries then Villa Marco Carlos is perfect and Ed was the perfect host from start to finish.
  • Review Submitted: Jun 19, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017

Magnificent location, superb casa, wonderful hosts

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Only 5 minutes drive from Oria along a breathtaking mountain road you will not be dissappointed when you arrive at Casa Erizo. Set against a magnificent mountain backdrop, just enjoy the beauty and tranquility of the place. Just chill by the pool or have a drive to many interesting nearby places such as Saliente monastery, mini Hollywood or local towns Albox or Velez Rubio. Oria has everything you need, shops, bars, bank.Heather and Pete are wonderful hosts and the casa is very dog friendly as our dog Eliza had a great time. Thanks for the bike rides Pete and thanks to both you and Heather for making us feel so welcome.
  • Review Submitted: Jun 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017