Archidona is a beautiful but proper working Spanish town with few tourists, so this is a wonderful window on Spanish life.
is at the heart of Almohalla 51. The hotel exudes tranquility and relaxation. With lots of spaces, (indoors and outdoors) you will find yourself spoilt for choice for private corners to soak up the sun or read a book.
is a huge bonus and has plenty of space for chilling and enjoying a cool beer or cocktail! Including the fabulous Gallinera’ – a converted barn by the pool, that’s perfect for hiding away with a book or making the most of the beautiful views and sunsets.
This is the perfect launch pad to visit Malaga, Granada, Seville and Ronda which are all an easy drive from Archidona but don’t forget the local white towns too, offering regular fiestas, markets and music events.
The five rooms are simply furnished with a mix of modern and antique pieces from around the world – giving a peaceful contemporary feel. With walk-in showers or baths, these cool rooms are the perfect haven for a lingering siesta. You can choose from rooms with large doubles, or twin beds.
Almohalla 51 showcases local produce, the molletes (handmade white bread rolls) drizzled in local oils and served with fruits, hams, cheese and eggs, along with Jo’s homemade granola and Shakshuka!
There are peaceful communal sitting rooms with a wood burning stove for cooler months. There is also a well stocked library/music room and a snug created as a further additional space to play games, work or lounge out of the sun in.
The location and stunning views across the sierra and beyond, offer you opportunities to walk or cycle from the door or to head just out of town to explore the neighbouring olive groves, hills, villages, mountains and lakes by car, bike or even foot.
You can eat locally and very affordably in Archidona each night; be guided by the recommendations of Jo and Ken and you won’t go wrong.
There is excellent Wifi throughout and deals for longer stays, especially if you want a remote working break.