Discover Andalucia - central location - ideal base for exploring
Trabuco Heights, Villanueva del Trabuco, Malaga province* Exclusive apartment in pueblo blanco 45 minutes from Malaga airport
* Private garden, BBQ terrace and panoramic mountain views
* Accommodation for up to 5 people
* Central for visiting the historic sites and national parks of Andalucia
Now with free WiFi internet connection!
Trabuco Heights apartment is in the original "barrio" of Trabuco, and forms the upper floor of a traditional village house with its own access. It offers modern, comfortable 2 bedroomed accommodation. Set on the edge of the pine forest with panoramic views over rooftops to the olive groves and mountains beyond. Behind the property is an enclosed private garden with terraces and bbq. The main plaza with all amenities is very close. For vehicles there is space near the property to drop off passengers and luggage. Parking is available in the street below.
Traditional Spain - pueblo blanco (white village)
Nestled in the foothills of the Gordo and San Jorge mountains, Villanueva del Trabuco is a traditional "pueblo blanco" (white village). If you wish to experience the real Spain then this is the ideal location. There are whitewashed houses with red tiled roofs; winding streets and terracotta plant pots hanging from the walls and iron railings. The many bars and restaurants offer free tapas and, in the surrounding areas, three-course "menu del dia" lunches with wine or soft drink are under 10 euros. The numerous local shops, small supermarkets, banks and medical centre are within walking distance of our apartment. The new plaza and riverside promenade provide opportunities for evening walks. Fresh mountain spring water runs from several fountains in the village.
Central location - You can visit Granada (Alhambra), Malaga (Picasso Museum, Cathedral), Costa del Sol, Cordoba, Seville, Ronda, Gibraltar and even Morocco
Trabuco is only 45 minutes away from Malaga and Granada airports. It is 3km from the motorway and is ideally situated for visits to historical Andalucia. Day trips can include Granada (70km), Malaga (45km), Seville (180km) and Cordoba (140km). Gibraltar is around 2 hours and Portugal 4. Most of the towns are linked by fast dual carriageway. You can even cross by ferry to Morroco. The old provincial centres of Antequera, Archidona and Loja are less than 30 mins away. All offer good restaurants, tapas bars, historical architecture and shopping for local handicrafts.
Car hire is recommended. There are bus services from Trabuco to Malaga and Antequera - full details are in the property. We can advise you before your stay.
Village life, tapas, olives, wine, food, markets
You may just want to take it easy and live the Spanish life for a week or two. You can buy everything you need in the local shops and there are plenty of bars and restaurants. There is a daily indoor market selling fresh produce. Get there early for the best fish, shellfish, meat, fruit and vegetables. Fresh bread is available from the local bakeries and is sold in all the food shops. Wine is cheap and of good quality. Local olives are big and juicy. On Wednesday, there is a street market in the village near the river.
Sports and activities
There are some stunning walks from the village into the nearby countryside and mountains. Horse-riding, mountain-biking, motorbike trails and organised hikes are all available locally. The nearest golf course is only 30 minutes away (Antequera). Lake Iznajar with its sandy beach is only 25 minutes away. The beaches, water parks and other attractions of the Costa del Sol are within an hour's drive. During the winter months, skiing and snowboarding are available at the Sierra Nevada resort near Granada.