Holiday rentals and apartments in Cómpeta
The lovely beach resorts dotted along the coastline of Spain's Malaga region of the Costa del Sol are just south of this gorgeous mountain retreat. The combination of the unsurpassed beauty of Mediterranean beaches and the sublime mountain landscapes in the Cómpeta area will reinvigorate your soul! This perfect destination offers all year golden sunshine, easy access to superb resort beaches and a host of fabulous opportunities for day trip adventures to beautiful mountain villages and breathtaking nature trails!A wonderful taste of Andalusia's mountain heritage
Choose from a variety of fabulous, conveniently located holiday rental and apartment options in and around this gem of a beautiful Andalusian village. Browse the wide selection of immaculate options on offer and find a perfect match for accommodating 4, 6, 8 or even as many as 10 guests. Many of the stunning, fully equipped, rentals and apartment options on offer boast a sparkling pool and glorious panoramic views of the surrounding mountain landscape. With many properties located under 400 m from Cómpeta`s gorgeous, historical central square, you are in for a fantastic getaway!
Holidays in Cómpeta: The area and getting aroundA holidaymaker's paradise
Come away to this breathtaking, whitewashed Andalusian village nestled against the slopes of the dramatic peaks of the Sierra Almijara. Set on the edge of the wild beauty of Parque Natural de las Sierras de Tejeda, this mountain hideaway ticks all the boxes for quintessential Moorish historical charm. The exceptional beaches along the coast are easily accessible from Competa and the nearest airport is Malaga located an hour south-west.Mountain scenery and year round sunshine
Cómpeta boasts a glorious subtropical climate with 300 days of sun per year. The ski slopes of the fabled Sierra Nevada are easily accessible as a fabulous winter sport day trip. Here you can relax and unwind in a peaceful haven and discover delightful village squares such as the gorgeously atmospheric Plaza Almijara perfect for a morning coffee. Stroll about the narrow labyrinth of village streets where you will find lovely little shops and wonderful restaurants, or shop at the local market for home-grown produce. It does not get any more authentically Andalusian than this!
Travellers and activitiesCómpeta for nature lovers
Directly adjacent to Cómpeta lies the raw wild beauty of the Sierra Almijara mountains. This scenic paradise of undulating peaks is a haven for wildlife enthusiasts and boasts a multitude of incredible hiking routes to suit all ages and abilities. Why not book a guided hiking excursion to make the most of a day in the great outdoors. Ardent cyclists can enjoy beautiful cycle routes with magical scenery and clear mountain air with birds eye views that stretch as far as the ocean. In spring, the almond blossoms in the area are absolutely spectacular.Cómpeta for beach lovers
Fans of relaxing on the beach can bliss out on one of several idyllic beaches located just 25 minutes south of your holiday rental by car. Several kilometres of stunning Costa del Sol coastline offers you the azure, Mediterranean beauty of popular holiday beach spots such as Playa de Torre del Mar with the vibrant resort vibe of its extensive beachfront promenade. Beautiful, quieter Playa de Almayate Bajamar is less developed and the gorgeous Playa Las Dunas near Torrox is an idyllic nature paradise. With so many options, it is easy to make a day of it and head to the coast to swim and soak up some sun!
Top 5 travel tips in Cómpeta1. Lunch in Algarrobo Pueblo
Just 20 minutes south-west of your holiday rental, headed towards the coast, you will find yourself surrounded by the quintessential Andalusian charm of a bygone era in the lovely quintessentially Spanish town of Algarrobo Pueblo. Here you can admire the whitewashed beauty of town houses clustered against verdant mountain slopes that tower in the background. Explore narrow alleyways and old-fashioned streets replete with handmade, traditional Andalusian ceramics and feast on local delicacies such as the famous, traditional Torta de Algarroba cake made with almond and lemon!2. Play Golf at Baviera Golf Club
This prestigious Costa del Sol club boasts a unique 18 hole course that meanders through wide greens with plenty of challenging obstacles. The course was designed by the famous pro golfer José Maria Cañizares. This lush, emerald golfers paradise offers unrivalled views of the dazzling Mediterranean, perfect for all levels of golfers. Afterwards, enjoy a relaxed lunch at the clubhouse and shop for golf gear at the pro shop!3. Sunset snapshots from the Balcon de Europa
Head to one of the most romantic sunset spots in Europe for one of Andalucia's most photographed views! Located in coastal Nerja, just 30 minutes south, this beautiful, heritage, architectural viewing platform boasts breathtaking views over the Mediterranean! Why not stroll along with an ice cream and enjoy the street musicians, painters and jugglers in action or sip a chilled sundowner at a nearby bar!4. Spend the day at Playa de Torre del Mar
Here you have 2 km of dazzling, soft sand beach to enjoy! This gorgeous beach boasts an ample, beachfront promenade bursting with beach bars and restaurants serving delectable, authentic Andalusian fare. This buzzing, upmarket, popular holiday hotspot near Caleta de Velez is just half an hour south of Competa by car, making this just the ticket for a family day of fun, sun and swimming!5. Wine tasting at Bodegas Almijara
This charming, family run winery just outside Cómpeta is a delightful local attraction that will enchant lovers of history and wine. See the heritage grape press in action and sample an outstanding range of wines carefully crafted from local grape cultivars. The dry moscatel is exceptional, and you can stock up on gift wines in the small bodega shop once you have finished the very interesting tour of the cellars and vineyards!