Walking Hotels in Andalucia
A selection of hotels which can be found in locations that have good walking or hiking routes available nearby. Andalucia has many ranges of hills and mountains, as well as spectacular scenery in less undulating landscapes, offering innumerable opportunities to explore the natural environment on foot, a delight for birdwatchers and nature-lovers.
These hotels are suitably placed for guests to explore the local terrain, finding their own paths using maps, and hiking by themselves. Generally, this accommodation will consist of small, family-owned hotels or inns with a typical Andalusian feel, so you can learn more about the architecture, culture, history and gastronomy of the area where you are staying; which will often be mountainous, with spectacular views.
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Located in Grazalema, Tambor Del Llano offers accommodation with free WiFi, air conditioning and access to a garden with a terrace. There is a private bathroom with shower in all units, along with free toiletries and a hair dryer. A continental, buffet or gluten-free breakfast is available daily at the property.
Hotel Fuerte Grazalema is set within the beautiful Sierra de Grazalema Nature Reserve, 20 km from Ronda. The hotel offers an outdoor pool and an exterior hot tub, and free Wi-Fi throughout. Each room at the Grazalema Fuerte has a balcony with wonderful views of the Guadalete Valley.
El Refugio de Juanar is located 10 km from Ojén, in the Sierra de las Nieves Nature Reserve. It is a converted manor house with an outdoor pool, tennis court and sun terrace. Rooms at the Refugio are decorated in country style, with tiled floors and dark wood furniture.
This exclusive rural hotel is situated on the south slopes of the Sierra del Torcal of Antequera, where the natural aromas and silence are prominent. The decoration and names of each bedroom have been inspired in the different floral species of the area.
This converted monastery is located 100 metres from the Guadalquivir River in the Sierra de Cazorla Mountains. It has 28 hectares of Mediterranean forest containing an outdoor pool and a tree house. Rooms at the Convento Rural Santa María feature traditional wooden beams and French windows.
Set within Las Sierras Cazorla, Segura y Las Villas Nature Reserve, Coto del Valle de Cazorla is 3 km outside Arroyo Frío. It offers a spa and a peaceful setting close to the Guadalquivir River. Set around a typical Andalusian-style patio, rooms feature a terrace and spectacular views of the mountains.
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.
Located in the centre of Sierra Norte Nature Park, Hotel Vega de Cazalla features a communal outdoor pool and panoramic views of the surrounding hills. Free WiFi is available throughout. Rooms are air-conditioned and come with a TV and balcony.
Ardea Purpurea is set on the Doñana Natural Park and housed in an authentic thatched building featuring elegant décor and exposed wooden beams. It features an outdoor lagoon-style saltwater pool. The rooms at Ardea Purpurea include a terrace with views over the lake and forest.
First built in 1929, this hotel is within the Oromana Nature Reserve, 15 km from Seville. There is a seasonal outdoor swimming pool and an on-site restaurant. Free WiFi is provided throughout the property. Hotel Oromana is set surrounded by pine trees.
Las Errizas is a typical whitewashed building set 0.5 km from Alcalá del Valle, part of Andalucía’s White Town Route. It includes a free Wi-Fi zone, tennis courts and a swimming pool. The individually decorated rooms at Las Errizas come with air conditioning, a TV and a private terrace or balcony.
Set in El Gastor, Conjunto El Carramolo provides accommodation with free WiFi, seating area and flat-screen TV. All units are fitted with a microwave, toaster, a coffee machine, a fridge and kettle. There is also a kitchenette equipped with a stovetop.
Located in the hills outside Zahara de la Sierra, this hotel offers amazing views of the Lijar Mountains from its infinity pool. Its air-conditioned rooms have a flat-screen TV. The rooms at the Hotel Rural Los Tadeos feature traditional Andalusian décor.
Located in Cazorla, next to the nature reserve of Cazorla, Segura and Las Villas, Hotel Villa de Cazorla offers accommodation with a seasonal outdoor pool. Free WiFi is provided in common areas. Every room features a private entrance and a private bathroom with a bath.
Set in a converted former station, on the Via Verde de la Sierra hiking route, Hotel Puerta de la Sierra features free WiFi and a terrace. There is an on-site restaurant and bar, and every room at this hotel is air conditioned. Guests can enjoy various activities in the surroundings, including cycling and hiking.