Holiday rentals and apartments in La Herradura
Beautiful la Herradura is a vibrant, upmarket seaside resort town just a short hop from Almuñecar boasting a wonderful subtropical climate. This perennially popular destination for sunseekers is just 70 km east of Malaga and is nestled along a gorgeous horseshoe bay. The old town is typically Andalusian with traditional whitewashed houses alongside wonderful tourist amenities such as bars, shops and restaurants where you will find everything that you need. The long promenade is a perfect spot for a sunset stroll before dinner.La Herradura coastal paradise
Find a breezy, spacious, upmarket, contemporary holiday rental for four or pick a perfect option for a group of 2, 4, 6 or even as many as 10 guests! Most of the lovely, holiday lettings and rentals in the area are conveniently located under 500 m from the beach and near to amenities such as supermarkets and restaurants. These rental properties are situated in and around La Herradura´s upmarket residential complexes and feature immaculate, fully equipped, tastefully decorated interiors. Most of the prime properties on offer boast a sparkling outdoor pool or gorgeous panoramic balcony views of La Herradura Bay.
Holidays in La Herradura: The area and getting aroundA sun-drenched resort destination
La Herradura is easily reached with flights touching down in Malaga located under an hour west with plenty of car rental options at the airport. This picturesque, upmarket resort town boasts a gorgeous, sheltered yacht harbour, an atmospheric old town and multiple spectacular local beaches and beach coves with astonishing coral reefs and marine life. Enjoy late night dining at buzzing restaurants and sunset strolls along the boardwalks by the stunning marina.Sublime local beaches
La Herradura is well situated for an idyllic beach holiday with easy access to wonderful family friendly local beaches such as Playa la Herradura. This lovely beach is made of tiny, smooth pebbles and is backed by gently swaying tropical palms and azure ocean vistas. Hire a parasol and a sun lounger and set up base camp for the day on a playa that you may never want to leave! Beach bars, shops and restaurants are all conveniently located nearby for drinks and snacks.
Travellers and activitiesLa Herradura for nature lovers
La Herradura´s privileged location on Spain's gorgeous Costa Tropical and easy driving distance to the majestic, dramatic peaks of the Parque Natural de Sierra Nevada offers you incredible possibilities to explore the diversity of some of the most renowned natural wonders of Spain! Languish on impeccable beaches or explore dazzling snow capped mountain peaks and soaring mountain slopes all on the same day!La Herradura for water sport enthusiasts
This spectacular Mediterranean gem is a mecca for diving enthusiasts. The crystal clear waters team with stunning undersea life and Playa Marina del Este just a stone's throw from your accommodation, is a popular diving and snorkelling mecca. There are numerous diving companies in the area for first-time, as well as more experienced divers. You will also find that La Herradura is a hub for kayaking and thrilling, once in a lifetime sailboat excursions where you can sit back and enjoy the sea breeze and sublime ocean views!
Top 5 travel tips for La Herradura1. Visit the Parque Nacional Sierra Nevada
Discover dramatic mountain landscapes and incredible, remote villages in the high altitude Sierra Nevada National Park, an easy day trip north of La Herradura. Pack your hiking or cycling gear and discover the 23 spectacular signposted footpaths for hikers and 13 cycle tracks. There are more than 100 km of pistes for skiers nestled against the slopes of the mountains of this region with altitudes of up to 3000 m!2. Visit Finca San Ramon
For the perfect subtropical adventure head to the lush oasis of Finca San Ramon, an incredible tropical fruit farm located just a 4-minute drive from La Herradura. Fascinating guided visits of the individual fruit plantations are followed by tasting sessions of a variety of a freshly picked, jewel coloured, delectable tropical harvest. Your host has an intriguing in depth knowledge of the different types of fruit that includes a ton of tips, tricks and recipes. Savour deliciously sweet mango, guava, dragon fruit, papaya and passion fruit amongst others!3. Visit Malaga
Take a splendid coastal drive to the west of La Herradura and spend time wandering about in the lovely, ancient Mediterranean port town of Malaga where you get fantastic views from the historic, weathered fortress on the hilltop overlooking the fabulous, sandy Playa de la Malagueta. Malaga's medieval old town is a delight and features a labyrinth of narrow, pedestrian streets with dozens of gorgeous, tiny boutiques and secluded plazas with wonderful al fresco dining terraces for a perfect Andalusian lunch!4. Dine at The Mirador del Cerro Gordo
Take a peaceful drive or hike up to Mirador del Cerro Gordo where you can enjoy a fabulous lunch or dinner while feasting your eyes on the absolutely spectacular views of the bay and surrounds from the restaurant terrace. This is one of the best kept secrets in the area for glorious orange, yellow and pink streaked sunset skies as the sun sets over the Mediterranean!5. Day trip to Granada
Be dazzled by an ancient masterpiece of Islamic architectural design at the foot of the Sierra Nevada mountains where Granada's Alhambra awaits your discovery! Here you can explore several majestic palaces and marvel at incredible landscaping and blooming rose gardens alongside lavish, embellished fountains. This UNESCO World Heritage Site is a must-see for visitors to this part of the world and you can easily drive there in under an hour north!