Welcome to Buena Vista Cottages: sustainable tourism in Alpujarras of Granada - Sierra Nevada Natural Park
We are in the center of Alpujarras, in the Park of Sierra Nevada and adjacent to the National Park, in the valley with more biodiversity in Europe, 15 km from the Recreation Station Puerto de la Ragua , 30 km from the Highway A-92, next to the E4 GR-7 (European long distance path), ... the Cottage Buena Vista is probably the oldest and most traditional of La Alpujarra in an organic farm. Approved by the Ministry of Tourism with nº CR/GR/00024.
Over 200 years looking at Laroles with Sierra Gador the background to the left Sierra Nevada, and right the Mediterranean Sea.
Cortijo Buena Vista, is an old farmhouse renovated with several buildings style (flat roofs covered launa, fireplaces topped with slabs of slate, stone walls , ...) within a farm with more than 2 hectares of chestnut and fruit trees (chestnut, pear, apple, walnut, cherry, apricot, persimmon, quince and almond trees), in the Natural Park and in the most authentic part of Alpujarras and the Andalusian Legacy Trail. We offer a nice swimming-pool with filter for the summer months, where they will enjoy healthy water alpujarreñas, looking across the valley of the River Laroles dotted with old mills hydraulic. The charm of a unique landscape.
All homes are different, we try to offer an experience of returning to nature, to the home of our ancestors, but with the comforts of today and respect for the environment around us. Each house has its own space with benches and tables to sit in the sun or in the shade of a chestnut, several eucalyptus or some vines.
Buena Vista Cottage and Study: Comfort, peace, security, nature ... and sustainable tourism. Buena Vista Cottage has one living room with fireplace, one lounge, 4 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, 1 toilet, kitchen, pool and a scenic terrace that gives the name to the Cortijo Buena Vista by the spectacular scenery that can be seen. The interior is style with antique furniture. Studio is a small apartment with 1 bedroom, kitchen, living room with fireplace, 1 bathroom and a huge terrace, located on the top floor with the best views across landscape Cortijo. The Buena Vista Cottage is rented only with the Study for the same group, never for different groups.
The Cottage La Alberca has two double bedrooms, kitchen (fridge freezer and all the basic equipment), lounge with fireplace, living room with sofa bed and bathroom. Central heating during the cool period. Cottage 4 to 5 people.
Pool, to be shared between guests is just beside the house, separated by a wooden fence, ivy and a source of fresh water.
You will find the living room and bedroom on the ground floor and a bedroom, lounge, kitchen including the bathroom are on the first floor. To meet the old building, access to the upper floor is a wooden staircase (see photos). The atmosphere of the house is rustic, with antique farm tools.
The house is dedicated to the National and Natural Park of Sierra Nevada, with photographs of flowers, landscapes and maps. It is integrated into the environment, by using the surface materials such as stone, wood, "launa" (gray clay), etc.. and several vineyards that give welcome shade during the summer. A little more isolated than the other houses, is located on top of the farm, surrounded by agricultural terraces still cultivated and next to a large chestnut. It has a large bedroom, living room with fireplace and sofa bed, kitchen (fridge freezer and all the basic equipment) and shower room. Cottage for 2-3 people.