Cortijos in Andalucia
These unique hotels occupy old rural dwellings; farmhouses with several smaller buildings on the same property traditionally used as granaries, olive oil or wheat mills, or for housing livestock.
Nowadays cortijo hotels are historic properties offering an authentic Andalusian ambience: refurbished buildings with charm and character – cobbled floors, timber beams, old courtyards, and often farming equipment such as millstones and leather yokes. Rooms have modern fittings and amenities as you’d find in any other hotel today; they often have swimming pools.
The charm of these hotels comes from their rural locations: they are mainly found inland in less touristy parts of Andalucía. Cortijos are ideal places to stay if you want to enjoy peacefully relaxing in the sun, experience outdoor adventures such as hiking, cycling and horse-riding, and sample traditional Andalusian cuisine.
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This charming, restored Andalusian manor house is set in olive groves, 20 km from Granada. It has a restaurant, seasonal outdoor pool and a large family-owned chapel, built in 1878. Surrounded by fields of wheat and sunflowers, Hotel Cortijo del Marqués has easy access to the A44 Motorway and offers free parking.
The rural hotel is located in the heart of Grazalema Nature Reseve, surrounded by natural beauty, an ideal retreat for those looking for peace and quiet. Decorated with touches of traditional Andalusian, the hotel creates an atmosphere of peace and tranquility.
Set on beautiful grounds, this restored Andalusian farmhouse features spectacular views of the Alcalá Valley. Cortijo El Guarda preserves its original structure, offering a large courtyard and an outdoor swimming pool. Indoors, Cortijo El Guarda has a common kitchen and an honesty bar, as well as a library and a lounge with a fireplace and sofas.
Featuring free WiFi and a restaurant, Hotel Cortijo San Antonio Caminito de Rey offers accommodation in Casarabonela, 34 km from Málaga. Guests can enjoy the on-site bar. Free private parking is available on site. Set in 17th-century building, all rooms include a TV.
This ecological complex features an outdoor pool, hot tub and free WiFi. Set in the desert, 2 km from Agua Amarga Beach in Cabo de Gata Nature Reserve, it offers rural houses. All accommodation features a living room with a fireplace, fan and flat-screen TV with video.
Hotel Molino del Arco is a typical Cortijo Andaluz from the beginning of the 18th century. The hotel is located 13 km from Ronda City Centre. The hotel offers air-conditioned rooms and suites, all inspired by the noble decoration of Ronda's houses.
Set within the Arcos Gardens Golf Resort, Cortijo Fain is located 4 km from Arcos de la Frontera. The hotel offers free WiFi in public areas, an 18 hole golf course, a restaurant and an outdoor swimming pool. Each air-conditioned room in this hotel has a flat-screen TV, wardrobe, heating and a seating area with a sofa.
Cortijo Sabila is located in Villanueva del Rosario, 20 minutes’ drive from Antequera. It offers stylish suites with free WiFi and fantastic mountain views, a salt water swimming pool, and year-round spa. The suites at Cortijo Sabila feature modern or Moorish-inspired décor.
Appealing rural accommodation situated in Prado del Rey, an attractive terracotta-roofed and lime-washed village nestled between Sierra de Grazalema and Los Alcornocales nature reserves. You can choose from the cosy Finnish-style log cabin accommodation or the inviting double rooms located within the tradition Andalusian farmhouse building.
Situated in Carmona in the Andalucía region, Cortijo Santa Clara provides accommodation with free WiFi. The units provide views of the garden and come with a washing machine, a fully equipped kitchen, and a private bathroom with free toiletries. An outdoor pool is available and guests can relax in the gardens of this accommodation.
Located 22 km from Málaga, this rural hotel is 2 km from Pizarra Train Station. It offers an outdoor salt water pool, and air-conditioned rooms with wooden beams, set around a central patio. Cortijo del Arte Caminito del Rey's rooms are also heated, and have a minibar and work desk.
Enjoying outstanding views over the mountains and valley below, this lovingly restored country estate is the ideal place for a rural getaway in Andalusia. Cortijo Las Monjas has spacious and well-equipped apartments, where you can relax by the warmth of the fireplace, and admire the views of the surrounding landscape.
Cortijo El Indiviso is set in large grounds, 15 minutes’ drive from Barbate Beach. Built in 1895, the renovated property features free Wi-Fi, a seasonal outdoor pool and barbecue facilities. Set around a central Andalusian patio, all rooms offer garden views. They have a private bathroom with a hairdryer and free toiletries.
Boasting air-conditioned accommodation with a private pool, mountain view and a terrace, Cortijo Los Tomillares is located in Guadalcanal. This farm stay provides free shuttle service and free WiFi. This farm stay comes with a kitchen, a flat-screen TV, a seating area and 4 bathrooms with a bath.
With mountain views, Cortijo el Lebrillo is set in El Burgo and has accommodation with a kitchen. Units come with a flat-screen TV and DVD player, a seating area and a dining area. An oven and coffee machine are also provided. The farm stay offers a barbecue. Cortijo el Lebrillo features a garden and sun terrace.
Just 5 minutes' walk from the beaches at Zahara de los Atunes, Hotel El Cortijo de Zahara is set in a rustic Andalusian villa. It features 2 outdoor pools, one for adults and one for children, as well as 1 heated indoor pool. Free WiFi is available throughout. Each air-conditioned room maintains some of the property's original features, including terracotta floors and beamed ceilings.