the village there is a bakery and two shops, four bars and two
restaurants. The bars serve tapas, provided with each alcoholic
drink and whatever they have available on the day. The Rincon
is a Spanish restaurant on the edge of the village, serving
There is walking, bird watching, horse riding and mountain biking
both locally and for the more adventurous, there is serious
walking and mountain biking in the high Sierras. There are some
50 or so villages and small towns in the Alpujarras, all with
their own charm and individuality.
Markets are held in most villages twice a month and can be colourful
and noisy. You can visit a bodega to both sample and buy wine
or just sit at a bar drinking a café or your favourite
tipple, talking to the local people. For those who are not fluent
in Spanish, with a few Spanish words and a phrase book you will
find people most helpful.
The nearest beach is 50 minutes drive away. There are swimming
pools in a number of villages and towns nearby. The beautiful
historic city of Granada and the Alhambra is only 2 hours away.
There is a wealth of things to do and see within the area.