Specialist in small-scale holidays for 20 years - Customer rating 9,1 - Member ABTA and SGR

Cortijo Vista Álora

I was still reminiscing the day before when I was hiking the El Caminito del Rey, one of the most remarkable places to visit during a holiday in Andalusia. The path takes you over the Desfiladero de los Gaitanes cliff. The height is impressive and the view magnificent. I felt like a true adventurer!

I was relaxing by the bright blue swimming pool at B&B Cortijo Vista Álora together with my Spanish friend Maria to catch our breath after our hike. Peeping through my sunglasses, I enjoyed the waving palm trees and the Spanish architecture of the 200-year-old Cortijo. The owner, Hanneke, approached us with two drinks on a tray. ‘May I offer you a welcome drink, Eliza and Maria? The Dutch owner asked. ‘It’s fresh orange juice sourced right here!’, Hanneke was referring to the stunning garden we were in, the pride of Cortijo Vista Alora. There are over fifty palm trees as well as olive, lemon, fig and orange trees. The garden offers a panoramic view of the mountains and Álora. I couldn’t wait for sunset because Hanneke had promised for the town’s castle to be beautifully lit in the dark.

Hanneke gave us a tour of the Cortijo. The garden’s tropical atmosphere is reflected in the interior. The rooms are vibrant and light with a lot of natural materials. ‘A combination of Moorish style and bohemian details’, Hanneke told us with pride in her voice. The sun was now setting. Maria and I decided to enjoy the view from the private patio before heading out to Bellavista for dinner. And there they were, behind the palm leaves, the lights of the castle. I had found myself in a tropical paradise...

What can you expect from this address?
  • Romantic cortijo
  • "Dip into the gorgeous swimming pool
  • Beautiful garden
  • A holiday location with a trendy look

Pssst... Good to know!

Children under the age of 18 are not allowed to stay at the marvellous B&B Cortijo Vista Álora

Room type

double room standard type
for 1 to 2 persons
  • surface circa 22m²
  • 1 double bed
  • non-smoking rooms
  • terrace
  • coffee & tea facilities
  • nespresso coffee machine (with limited number of capsules)
  • kettle
  • mini bar (rental costs/deposit)
  • television
  • air conditioning (can be arranged individually), couch
  • bathroom with: shower, sink, toilet, hair dryer
  • breakfast in the room is possible
  • wake-up call
  • wireless internet available in public area:
  • wireless internet available in the room:
studio standard type (El Guadalhorce)
for 1 to 2 persons
  • renovated bathrooms renovated in 2018
  • surface circa 40m²
  • number of beds: 2
  • non-smoking rooms
  • terrace
  • kitchen
  • (mini) fridge
  • hotplate
  • freezer
  • coffee machine
  • coffee caps machine
  • nespresso coffee machine (with limited number of capsules)
  • kettle
  • toaster
  • dishwasher
  • coffee & tea facilities
  • nespresso coffee machine (with limited number of capsules)
  • kettle
  • hotplate
  • television (flat screen, smart television)
  • air conditioning (can be arranged individually), dining corner, sitting corner
  • bedroom(s): 1 bedroom
  • 1st bedroom: 2 sleeping places (1 x double bed)
  • bathroom(s): 1 bathroom
  • bathroom 1: shower, sink, toilet, hair dryer
  • wireless internet available in public area:
  • wireless internet available in the room:




  • total number of rooms: 5
  • authentic accommodation
  • no elevator
  • lounge
  • parking
  • wireless internet internet in public area, in the room
  • bed linen included: no change during stay
  • bath towels included changing bath towels 1x per 4 days
  • garden: sunbeds (free of charge) , sun umbrella (free of charge)
  • sun terrace: sunbeds (free of charge)
  • supermarket (close to accommodation)
  • bakery (close to accommodation)
  • hairdresser (close to accommodation)
  • wash room facilities
  • pets not allowed
  • drinking establishment: outdoor bar
  • pool towel service
  • outdoor swimming pool (length: 16 meter, width 6 meter)(sunbeds (free of charge) , sun umbrella (free of charge) )

It's possible at the time of booking due to Covid-19, services and facilities are different than when your holiday begins. As the services and facilities mentioned are subject to change, no rights can be derived from this.

In the area

distance to beach approx. 40 kilometres (sand beach, sunbeds (free of charge) , sun umbrella)
distance to centre: approx. 2000 metres
distance to airport approx. 38 kilometres
distance to train station approx. 2000 metres
distance to bus stop approx. 1000 metres
distance to atm approx. 3000 metres
nearest shops approx. 1500 metres
nearest (mini) supermarket approx. 2000 metres
nearest restaurant approx. 1000 metres
nearest chemist approx. 1500 metres
nearest doctor approx. 3000 metres
nearest hospital approx. 16 kilometres

Andalusia is known for

  • Kilometres-long idyllic sandy beaches
  • Make a tour of beautiful cities such as Seville and Granada
  • Stroll around picturesque towns and explore local shops and restaurants



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