Traditional Andalusian farmhouses: the charm of the countryside
Highlights of a visit to Andalusia: its world-class monuments, varied landscapes, beaches, typical gastronomy, areas for sport, excellent transport system and traditions and festivities such as flamenco and Easter Week.
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Are you looking for a peaceful and comfortable holiday? Choose a farmhouse in Andalusia, in southern Spain. These are typical restored country houses which have been converted into original accommodation. You will discover how they provide a combination of simplicity and a rural feel with the utmost comfort inside. Don't miss the chance to spend a few days in these lodgings, located in Nature Reserves, near the beach or the city. Relax and discover the spirit and culture of Andalusia.
The ideal place for relaxation, peace and quiet, and beautiful scenery. This will be your impression of the traditional farmhouses in Andalusia. These houses provide a taste of the splendour of the large traditional rural estates which later became the residences of the nobility. Just imagine making yourself at home in spacious halls with wood-burning fireplaces, enjoying the harmony of the spacious central courtyard, or sleeping in rooms where every last detail has been lovingly prepared. Many of them also have private gardens where you can stroll among palm trees, amid the scent of orange blossom and jasmine. Traditional Andalusian farmhouses offer you this and much, much more, and provide a genuine guarantee of quality and comfort.
The attraction of these establishments lies not only in their interior, but also in their surroundings. You can find these traditional farmhouses both in the extensive Andalusian countryside and estates and near the Nature Reserves of Doñana and Sierra Nevada or just a few minutes’ drive from some of the best beaches in southern Spain. You will take away wonderful memories of the beautiful views over these lands, and the light sparkling on the typical whitewashed farmhouses.
A world of activities with an enchanting rural flavour
If you choose an Andalusian farmhouse for your holidays, you are in for a lot of fun. Why? Because many of them offer leisure activities to make your stay all the more pleasant, and give you the chance to discover the typical Andalusian way of life. For example, would you like to find out more about the world of bullfighting? Some of these farmhouses are equipped to introduce you to life on a ranch raising fighting bulls, and to allow you to take part in amateur bullfights in a bullring.
You can also enjoy outdoor activities in natural surroundings such as hiking, or 4x4 or bike routes. And after a full day, what better than to taste a range of dishes from traditional Andalusian cuisine? The farmhouses offer these in their restaurants, and many of them will organise outdoor meals where you can also taste some of the region’s best wines.
Staying in these traditional farmhouses is definitely the ideal way to get to know Andalusia, discover the local architecture, and also to ensure you feel at home thanks to the friendly service they provide. Don’t miss these beautiful historic buildings. Enjoy your stay.