Guidebook for Mojácar

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Guidebook for Mojácar

Sightseeing

Monumental city, Alhambra Palace and much more. A must. 2 hr. drive from Mojacar. Bus service from Mojacar
غرناطة
Monumental city, Alhambra Palace and much more. A must. 2 hr. drive from Mojacar. Bus service from Mojacar
Famous cave dwellings in the Barrio Troglodyte where upwards of half the population live. These caves are in no way primitive dwellings and are a solution to the fierce heat of the Andalucian summer.
Guadix
Famous cave dwellings in the Barrio Troglodyte where upwards of half the population live. These caves are in no way primitive dwellings and are a solution to the fierce heat of the Andalucian summer.
Volanic natural parc - amazing pristine sandy beaches - spectacular scenery. A MUST. Have dinner in fishing village of San Jose nearby. About 40 minutes from CasaEstela.
Parque Natural Cabo de Gata-Níjar
Volanic natural parc - amazing pristine sandy beaches - spectacular scenery. A MUST. Have dinner in fishing village of San Jose nearby. About 40 minutes from CasaEstela.
Charming town in Alpujarras. Beautiful countryside. Quick drive from house. Gateway to fantastic touring region. Check out Patio Andaluz restaurant. Local bodegas: sample/buy fantastic local wines.
Laujar de Andarax
Charming town in Alpujarras. Beautiful countryside. Quick drive from house. Gateway to fantastic touring region. Check out Patio Andaluz restaurant. Local bodegas: sample/buy fantastic local wines.
A pleasant excursion/introduction to the Alpujarra mountains and their wonderful white villages. Slow country life.
Ugíjar
A pleasant excursion/introduction to the Alpujarra mountains and their wonderful white villages. Slow country life.
Charming vilage, photographer's dream. Excellent crafts. Oseling Buddhist retreat nearby - stunning scenery.
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كابيليرا
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Charming vilage, photographer's dream. Excellent crafts. Oseling Buddhist retreat nearby - stunning scenery.
Spectacular private renaissance castle on wide open plain. Only open on Wednesday afternoons at 2 p.m.
La Calahorra
Spectacular private renaissance castle on wide open plain. Only open on Wednesday afternoons at 2 p.m.
Fishing village/summer resort. Very Spanish. Close to amazing beaches of Cabo de Gata. About 20 minutes from Casa Estela.
كاربونيراس
Fishing village/summer resort. Very Spanish. Close to amazing beaches of Cabo de Gata. About 20 minutes from Casa Estela.
Casa Estela is situated in the prime scenic location of Mojacar, a stunning whitewashed artists' village overlooking Mediterranean.
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موجاكار
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Casa Estela is situated in the prime scenic location of Mojacar, a stunning whitewashed artists' village overlooking Mediterranean.
On top of the hill is a stunning Renaissance castle an extension of the original Moorish alcazaba, which was built by the Marquises of Vélez Blanco in the early 16th century.
Vélez-Blanco
On top of the hill is a stunning Renaissance castle an extension of the original Moorish alcazaba, which was built by the Marquises of Vélez Blanco in the early 16th century.
Historic, maritime city. A great day trip along the coastline from Mojacar.
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كارتاخينا
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Historic, maritime city. A great day trip along the coastline from Mojacar.
Great day trip from Mojacar along beautiful coastline. Very "Spanish" resort town.
أغيلاس
Great day trip from Mojacar along beautiful coastline. Very "Spanish" resort town.
Lovely rural town near Mojacar. Great open air market. Cave dwellings.
Cuevas del Almanzora
Lovely rural town near Mojacar. Great open air market. Cave dwellings.
Market town near Mojacar Very "Spanish". Nudist beaches nearby. Vera has one of the best restaurants in Spain "Terraza La Carmona" A mid-priced hotel adjoins the restaurant.
فيرا
Market town near Mojacar Very "Spanish". Nudist beaches nearby. Vera has one of the best restaurants in Spain "Terraza La Carmona" A mid-priced hotel adjoins the restaurant.

Everything Else

Capital of province. Lovey port city. Important historical significance. Unassuming and "untouristy". Great restaurants, tapas bars and night life. Ferries to Morocco from Almeria.
ألمرية
Capital of province. Lovey port city. Important historical significance. Unassuming and "untouristy". Great restaurants, tapas bars and night life. Ferries to Morocco from Almeria.
If visiting between November and May, chances are you can enjoy some skiing in the southernmost ski resort in Europe. Makes a fun, action-packed day trip from Cortijo Estela. About 2 hr. from house.
Hoteles Sierra Nevada
If visiting between November and May, chances are you can enjoy some skiing in the southernmost ski resort in Europe. Makes a fun, action-packed day trip from Cortijo Estela. About 2 hr. from house.
Local crafts: ceramics, rug-making, esparto. Chic summer clothing & contemp. Moroccan furniture/decor accessories store on main street. "Casa Cactus" has fascinating array of plants native to Africa.
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نايجار
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Local crafts: ceramics, rug-making, esparto. Chic summer clothing & contemp. Moroccan furniture/decor accessories store on main street. "Casa Cactus" has fascinating array of plants native to Africa.
Old spa town not far from Granada. You can have medicinal/therapeutic treatments in large spa. Famous drinking water. Look for bottled "Lanjaron" water in local supermarkets.
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لانخارون
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Old spa town not far from Granada. You can have medicinal/therapeutic treatments in large spa. Famous drinking water. Look for bottled "Lanjaron" water in local supermarkets.
Village in Alpujarras famous for cured hams.
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Trevélez
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Village in Alpujarras famous for cured hams.
Stunning desert landscape. Mini Hollywood film sets - a "must see" for film buffs. Small, charming "desert animal zoo" Great family day trip.
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تابيرناس
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Stunning desert landscape. Mini Hollywood film sets - a "must see" for film buffs. Small, charming "desert animal zoo" Great family day trip.
Address: Plaza de la Constitucion Located in boutique hotel, a great place to be pampered on a visit to Almeria. Hotel is a hip loungey gathering place in the old quarter in beautiful square.
Plaza de la Constitución
Address: Plaza de la Constitucion Located in boutique hotel, a great place to be pampered on a visit to Almeria. Hotel is a hip loungey gathering place in the old quarter in beautiful square.
Worth the 90 minute trip. Beautiful city and excellent restaurants/local cuisine. Great local designer furniture.
Municipality of Murcia
Worth the 90 minute trip. Beautiful city and excellent restaurants/local cuisine. Great local designer furniture.
Interesting historic and agricultural town - on the way to Murcia from Mojacar.
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لوركا
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Interesting historic and agricultural town - on the way to Murcia from Mojacar.
Lovely country town near Mojacar. Fantastic local mountain scenery. Great for biking.
Bédar
Lovely country town near Mojacar. Fantastic local mountain scenery. Great for biking.
Make sure you see the almond grove blossoms in February.
Lubrín
Make sure you see the almond grove blossoms in February.
A lovely marina, world-class yachts, variety of restaurants, and bars, lovely beaches (including nudist) Excellent 27-hole golf course. Boating excursions
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Almerimar
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A lovely marina, world-class yachts, variety of restaurants, and bars, lovely beaches (including nudist) Excellent 27-hole golf course. Boating excursions

Food Scene

Fishing port in Cabo De Gata natural park. Fun for dinner after visiting spectacular beaches/touring park.
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San José
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Fishing port in Cabo De Gata natural park. Fun for dinner after visiting spectacular beaches/touring park.
A whitewashed hill town on the coast near Motril. Foodie note: where Gywnneth Paltro ended her "on the Road Again" Spain trip w/Mario Batali. So, try and find that churros place.
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المنكب
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A whitewashed hill town on the coast near Motril. Foodie note: where Gywnneth Paltro ended her "on the Road Again" Spain trip w/Mario Batali. So, try and find that churros place.
Fishing port near Mojacar. Popular with Spaniards. Fish restaurants. Seaside promenade. Fun for families.
Garrucha
Fishing port near Mojacar. Popular with Spaniards. Fish restaurants. Seaside promenade. Fun for families.