Category: News

Get out and explore!

There are so many fabulous walks to be had in the National Park’s surrounding the house, you’ll be spoilt for choice. From an easy walk along the Castril boardwalk to the more challenging hike to the waterfalls at Cerrada de la Magdalena, there’s something here for everyone. ...
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Perfect….

Here’s a lovely, simple review by a recent guest. Thank you…...
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Dia de los Reyes magos….

Three Kings Day, or Dia de los Reyes in Spanish, falls on January 6 every year. It’s the day that most children in Spain receive their Christmas presents.  While children from other parts of the world eagerly await Santa Claus on Christmas Eve, here in Spain the jolly bearded man takes a backseat...
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Happy New Year!!

Celebrating ‘nochevieja’ tonight in Spain? Here’s a guide to ensure you get off to a good start. Spain has more than a few traditions that need to be upheld to make sure that 2019 is a year that brings good fortune and even love. 12 lucky grapes As midnight...
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Membrillo…….or Quince Cheese

As we head towards December and Christmas many locals are turning to preserving some of the fruits of the land. And there couldn’t be a more traditional Spanish preserve than membrillo What is Membrillo? Dulce de membrillo (or just membrillo) is a sweet, sticky, very thick jelly made from...
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Tapas…..an Andalucian tradition.

Never drink on an empty stomach! Andalucia is the birthplace of Spain’s tapas culture, where a free bite of food used to come with your drink as a way of topping it (tapar in Spanish) and protecting it from the elements. While the free tapa has all but disappeared...
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