The Lecrín Valley

This area is mainly formed by small villages, which, in some cases, have less than 200 residents. These are tranquil and unspoilt and are ideal destinations for lovers of rural tourism and outdoor sports such as hiking, fishing, caving, mountain climbing or hunting, amongst others.

Villages

Like its neighbouring villages Jete and Otivar, Lentejí is located inland from the Costa Tropical, tucked away in the southern part of the Sierra de Almijara mountains and protected by the river… More →

Villamena is home to the Arroyo de la Laguna caves, the source of mineral waters from the Padul lake. Made up of two populations, Cozvíjar and Cónchar, the former is the village ‘capital’. Walking… More →

The town of Padul is an ideal destination for lovers of nature and adrenalin sports. Located in the Sierra del Manar, the foothills of Sierra Nevada, the area offers visitors activities such as… More →

Nigüelas is a village which reveals charm in every corner. Its location is extremely privileged - it is the highest municipality in the Valle de Lecrín. The 3000-metre-high “Pico del Caballo”… More →

Los Guajáres is comprised of three small villages: Guájar Faragüit, Guájar Fondón and Guájar Alto. The area is located in a small, beautiful subtropical valley, formed by the river Loba. Its name… More →

The attraction for visitors to Lecrín is as much its natural environment as its historical and artistic heritage. Although as a municipality it was only formed in the 1970s, the six populations of… More →

El Valle is an area made up of three villages that were originally, during Arab times, tahás (a Nazari word to describe an administrative district: ta means obedience): Saleres, Melegís and… More →

As well as a rich historical and artistic heritage, resplendent in various religious buildings, El Pinar offers one of the most spectacular landscapes in the Alpujarra: the steep, narrow Tablate… More →

The village of Dúrcal is a perfect location for lovers of rural tourism, hiking and other sports; it also has a rich historical heritage for those who prefer a more cultural type of tourism. The… More →

The village of Albuñuelas has been occupied since the prehistoric period. It is an ideal destination for those who enjoy outside sports such as hunting, canyoning, paragliding and hiking.… More →

The village of Otura is found at the limits of what is known as La Campana. This is the area where the sound of the bells from the Torre de la Vela in the Alhambra Palace can still be heard. Otura… More →

This town, located close to Granada City, played an important role in the numerous battles that took place here during the re-conquest of Andalucía by the Christians. The Armilla population is… More →

Alhendín is located in the heart of the Granada lowlands. Its location and vast landscapes make it a haven for culture and nature lovers. Prehistoric human remains have been discovered here, as… More →

Book Hotels in the Lecrin Valley

Featuring free Wi-Fi and a restaurant, El Secreto del Olivo is located 30 km from Granada, in the village of Nigüelas. This guest house offers rooms with a private bathroom. The rooms have a double bed or 2 single beds. The private bathrooms feature a shower or a bath, and free toiletries. Some rooms offer a private balcony. The on-site restaurant has a bar and it is only open on weekends. Room service is available.

Offering wonderful views of the Sierra Nevada, Hotel Restaurante Boabdil is located in Otura, just 10 minutes’ drive from Granada. All air-conditioned rooms offer a TV and free Wi-Fi. The rooms have traditional décor and private bathrooms with a bath tub and free toiletries. Guests also have access to the hotel’s garden and terrace. Breakfast is served in the hotel’s café, and can also be eaten on the terrace.