Laujar de Andarax, called the capital of the Alpujarra, is one of the small white mountain villages and is located in a valley 921 m high, between the Sierra Nevada and Sierra de Gádor. The village is inhabited since prehistoric times and has reached its maximum splendor during the Arab domination. From this time the name comes Laujar and in Arabic means 'this life'. The last in the Alhambra (Granada) ruling Moorish king Boabdil spent some time before his exile on the Alcazaba of Laujar.
Traces of the past Arab encountered during a walk through the winding streets with many antique fountains and white geraniums balconies. The atmosphere leaves a noise and the hustle and bustle of everyday life. The surrounding fields are planted with olive trees and vines. Not uncommon to hear ringing bells and sees pass herds of goats. Every now and then you see even a farmer with his mule run to the fields.
It is a holiday paradise for every type of holiday.
Hikers, mountain bikers and all who want to know the country and its people will discover a lot. In Laujar and all around there are beautiful hiking trails and BBQ areas in the mountains, z. B. on the road towards Nacimiento (the source). Who likes to climb, but to provide the steep walls in Laujar and Fondon on.
Can cool yourself in the 200 m enfernten community swimming pool.
Through a staircase you can walk to the village in no time. Shopping facilities are available such. As a supermarket, the daily farmer's market, butchers, bakers, etc. Even an Internet cafe. Other shops there are in the next town Berja.
For the physical well-being is also taken care of by many tapas bars and several restaurants. A lunch menu you get even less than 10 € incl. Beverage. Many vacationers will enjoy the day with a glass of wine or beer and a delicious tapa, which is included (bite to eat z. B. Schnitzel, Serrano ham, fish, salad and many other goodies) to end the day. In Laujar the famous air-dried serrano ham is produced.
The apartment with 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, living room with dining area and separate kitchen with hatch has a large sun terrace with mountain views and is fully furnished, ie it is to supply all there himself, incl. Sat. TV, washing machine, bed linen, towels, etc ..
Below the house there are large garages where the vehicle, be it a car, motorcycle or bicycle can be stored safely.