• 440.00 Euro €
  • Published date: February 27, 2018
  • Modified date: April 8, 2018
    • Orgiva Alpujarra Grenade, Carataunas, ANDALUCIA, Spain

Home Description

Long term rental from october 2018. “La Posada” is a charming rustic townhouse in a quiet white Alpujarra village, just 15 minutes From Orgiva, the local market town.
The house has been beautifully restored throughout with hand made wooden furniture.
It features bright, sunny bedrooms, a cosy lounge with open wood-burning fireplace, a fully furnished kitchen and other facilities.
From the large roof terrace you will enjoy stunning views of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, the Mediterranean Sea and Africa on a clear day.
An ideal place for a relaxing stay with a variety of activities nearby.


Luxuries Log fire

General Central heating, TV
Utilities Cooker, Fridge, Washing machine
Rooms Bathrooms (1), WCs (2), Bedrooms (3)
Furniture Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Dining seating for 6, Lounge seating for 4, Sleeps maximum of 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Tennis court on site, Barbeque

Further details indoors

Wood-burning fire-place plus electric radiators, wood, laundry-room, washing-machine, iron and ironing board, fully furnished kitchen, cutlery, crockery, glassware, cooking utensils, etc., general hot water, bedding and towels, colour TV, CD player, books, BBQ in the large roof terrace with table, chairs and sun bed, wood-stocking room, public parking.

The Costa Tropical/Granada region

You will find more than 20 villages within a one hour radius, each of them unique and hospitable, connected by many beautiful walking trails with stunning views of the mountain ranges, the lower valleys, Africa and the sea.
You will be able to drink from the many cristal clear streams, fed from the snow cap of Mulhacen, enjoying fantastic flora and fauna.

The Town

Carataunas is a tranquil white village situated in the magical Alpujarra region, perfect for a relaxing holiday far from the stress of everyday life.
The surrounding white villages organize a number of local festivities as well as weekly markets, displaying handcrafts and produce.
There are plenty of activities in Carataunas itself, like tennis, basket ball, walking tours or trout fishing.
In half an hour you can reach the sandy beaches of Salobreña, in an hour the Alhambra Palace in Granada or a bit longer for the Sierra Nevada ski resort.
The flat-roofed white villages of the Alpujarra are also famous for their tasty “tapas” and dry-cured hams.
Even during the hot summer months you can enjoy a refreshing evening breeze, due to the altitude, whilst still walking amongst exotic fruit trees such as Fig, Avocado, Orange, Lemon, and Date Palms.

To get there
A one hour drive from Granada airport, two hours drive from Malaga airport. By car from Malaga, take the coastal road towards Granada-Almeria (N-340/N-323), turn off towards Lanjaron/Alpujarra (N-348), and carry on from Lanjaron towards Orgiva. On arrival in Orgiva turn left towards Pampaneira/Ugijar, after 6 kms. you reach Carataunas, turn right into the village.
The house is on the left hand side, just after the “Farmacia” and the pottery shop, opposite the car park.
From Granada take the road to Motril (N-323); turn off towards Lanjaron/Alpujarra (N-348), Orgiva and Carataunas.
There is a regular bus service from either Malaga or Granada to Orgiva. Buses leave twice daily from Orgiva to Carataunas.

Activities nearby

Tennis in town
Horse Riding
Golf within 40 mins drive

Further details outdoors

Within the village: Public tennis and basket-ball court, children play area and pottery courses.
In the surrounding area: Hand-gliding/parapenting, rafting, walks through the National Park, typical white villages and tapas, swimming-pool, guided horse tours, mountain bike rentals, 4x4 tours, organized hiking tours.

There are no shops in the village, but bread and pastries can be bought from a bakery van which delivers twice daily. There is a street market offering groceries, fruits and vegetables as well as fresh fish and seafood, twice a week.
Supermarkets are to be found in Orgiva at 6 km.

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