Villa Andalucia B&B

Villa Andalucia B&B

Head inland from the Mediterranean Sea and wind up the hills lined with grape vines, figs, nisperos and avocado trees to the white Moorish hillside town of Cómpeta. Just above the town, a few minutes stroll away from the hustle and bustle lies a gem of a B&B where peace reigns and views rule. The […]

San Juan Bautista

San Juan Bautista

The charming, small San Juan Bautista on the edge of Cazorla town and in Spain´s largest natural park is delightful. More an upmarket B&B as no dinner is served, this is also the family home. If you like dogs, especially Basset Hounds, this is a fabulous stay in an old farmhouse surrounded by olive trees. […]

Nr 9 Guest House, Medina Sidonia

Nr 9 Guest House Medina Sidonia

This beautiful old town house in the charming town of Medina Sidonia is a delight. Sensitively restored and furnished it retains original features combined with the comforts of today, fresh flowers and attentive owners. With just three double rooms, one has a lounge area with a sofa bed, the guest house is perfectly located to […]

Miller’s of Frigiliana

Millers of Frigiliana

The small, sophisticated Miller’s of Frigiliana is just as delightful as the town itself – Frigiliana, with its charmingly packed nooks and crannies, metal window bars flowing with brightly coloured plants and pretty pavings. The old, Mediterranean blue-painted double-doors open from stone mosaic-patterned streets, to the open-plan reception and lounge area which are instantly as […]

La Posada de Quijada

La Posada de Quijada

This is a lovely little hotel with just six rooms up in the narrow, winding streets of the Albaycin area of Granada city. The main entrance opens onto a pretty, traditional flower-filled open air patio. The bedrooms are around the patio with terrace views and window boxes. It’s a lovely spot for an al fresco […]

La Casa Grande de Zujaira

La Casa Grande de Zujaira

The two-hundred-year-old house of nobility La Casa Grande de Zujaira has recently been taken under wing and brought back to life in an understated and respectful manner. Retaining all original fixtures and some furnishings it has been rescued and restored beautifully. My visit in January saw bare, colourless grounds but I imagine the riot of […]

Finca Las Encinas

Finca Las Encinas

Small and perfectly formed. The 200-year old Spanish farmhouse Las Encinas is rustic, rural and relaxing. With just four lovely bedrooms of different sizes (and prices) the ancient wooden beams, the views and the great hospitality it’s just a lovely spot. Two of the bedrooms have terraces with lovely and private views and the other […]

Finca Gordo B&B

Finca Gordo BnB

On the edge of the Sierra Tejada, Almijara and Alhama Natural Park lies Finca Gordo, a small B&B with big views. Nestling neatly into its surrounds cacti and blooms, ornamental and fruit trees frame the lovely landscape. Owner run by Peter and Marina Laarakker this four room hideaway oozes peace and tranquility. The comfortable rooms […]

Cortijo de Ramon

Cortijo de Ramon

Set amongst pine trees Cortijo de Ramon is a gorgeous retreat in the heart of Spain’s largest Natural Park. Peace reigns. Red squirrels leap from tree to tree. It’s impossible not to relax here. Filled with homely touches, quirky articles and ancient implements the house oozes history and warmth. Comfortable, charming and right up my […]

Atelier 88

Atelier 88

This tiny and lovely three-bedroomed B&B is packed with warmth, homeliness and luxurious touches. It is found on the long sloping street from the fabulous medieval fortress – Fortaleza La Mota leading down to the historical centre of Alcala la Real. Park on the street and receive a warm welcome as you are ushered inside. […]

El Palacio de San Benito

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El Palacio de San Benito, small, gorgeous, full of antiques and with an old-fashioned, Home and Garden-type charm is in an equally lovely small town in the heart of a Natural Park. A great escape an hour’s pleasant drive from Seville airport. From heading through the hefty old wooden door and entrance to opening the […]