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A picturesque village set in the heart of a rugged mountainous landscape, with narrow winding streets meandering through white-washed buildings, offering a wonderful opportunity to see traditional Andalucia. Surrounded by beautiful countryside dotted with many charming villages should you wish to explore, and just 25km from the stunning coastline. Many of our properties are located in tranquil areas, accessed by driving along unsurfaced mountain roads. When you take in the stunning views from your villa it will make the journey entirely worthwhile.
Your new surroundings are waiting to be explored! There’s plenty to see and do in the area.
You'll discover a different side to your destination when you venture further afield.
Enjoy some Spanish restaurants in Canillas de Albaida, featuring local meat and fish. If you are looking for a wider selection of restaurants head towards Competa where you will find Spanish paella restaurants and some international options.
Evenings in Competa are generally very relaxed and quiet with the few bars and restaurants surrounding the village square staying open into the evenings. For more vibrant nightlife, visit the nearby seaside towns of Nerja and Torrox Costa.
On the outskirts of Canillas de Albaida you will find a series of caves and grottos with eerie caverns and striking stalagmites. The largest and most well known are the "Cuevas del Agua" or "water caves" and "cueva del Conejo", cave of the rabbit".
The old village of Canillas de Albaida is characteristically Arabic in its small winding pathways, some of which are so steep they are almost vertical. It is advisable to leave your car behind so that you can wander through the narrow streets discovering old chapels and local tapas bars.
Walk to the top of the village and you will reach the historic abandoned temple "La Ermita de Santa Ana" built by the Arabs in the early 16th Century. From here you can witness fantastic views over the village and across the surrounding countryside.
The Roman Bridge located in the south of the town in the Place of the Slopes of Canillas de Albaida on the River of Turvilla with two old winding roman roads.
Fishing, Bird watching, Horse riding
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