Pricing is based on stays of 7 nights
Check in Saturday after 14:00
Check out Saturday before 11:00
£425/week November – March
£525/week April – October
Please Note – we may use owner discretion with regard to lettings required from Mid-November until Mid-February due to any works that might be required to the property in the off season. Please check before making arrangements.
Monta Vista, 30 Valcabra, Los Gallardos, Caniles, Granada 18810, Spain
Welcome to Monta Vista, in the beautiful rural location of Caniles
Overlooking the Sierra de Baza mountains, with Mount Santa Barbara (Ht 2,269) and Mount Jabalcon (Ht 1,494) recognisable from your apartment windows, and have recognisable seasonal changes, unlike the Costas.
Because we are 911 metres above sea level here, evenings can be cooler in contrast to high daytime temperatures, so a warmer layer is recommended!
We have updated the Cortijo Monta Vista, to provide comfortable and authentic holiday accommodation for you to enjoy – be it for a few days, a week or longer, in your own, privately accessed Apartment, which affords wonderful views across the mountainous landscape.
There is much to see and do in the area. We have two lakes within easy reach, the largest of which is Lake Negratin, or the “Embalse de Negratin”, in the Altiplano de Granada. It is one of the largest reservoirs in Europe with an approximate length of 22 km. It was created in 1984 from the river Guadiana Menor. Famous for its hot springs baths¸ which had great prestige in Roman times and in the Arab Andalusian period¸ it is located between two natural parks¸ to the south¸ Sierra de Baza¸ and to the north¸ Sierras de Cazorla.
Here, you can find kayaking, pedalo’s, even a natural thermal spa pool, together with tucked away beaches, which offer privacy. There are restaurants around the Lake, notably at Freila and Zujar.
A modern hotel and spa facility is at Zujar, offering a variety of treatments for which you pay separately (you will need to book these in advance or, we can do this for you !). The entrance price per person is (at the time of writing), 25 Euros, which includes unlimited usage of the facilities – sauna, swimming pool, Jacuzzi and outdoor thermal spa. This also includes a drink and tostada. Wednesday entry is half price and there are concessions for late afternoon entry (after 4pm), which vary
according to season, subject to availability.
A rambla ( dried river bed ), easily accessible from the Cortijo, provides good cycling and walking. You can easily get to Caniles Village from here and to Baza for the more energetic. Caniles is five minutes by car; ten to fifteen minutes by bike; and Baza (pronounced “Batha”) is ten minutes by car and approximately 20 minutes by bike. Great walking and cycling trails are to be found locally and one of the best is to Mount Jabolcon – perhaps not for those who don’t like heights!
Baza is the nearest Town and has all facilities you may want from Banks (including Santander), to supermarkets, clothes shops, pharmacies (Farmacia), electrical shops, tobacco and perfumery shops.
Restaurants and cafes abound in both Caniles and Baza. You will be able to find a “Menu a Dia” in many, from about 8 Euros for two courses. Tapas is offered free, with the purchase of an alcoholic drink, in many bars.
Cuisine from Spanish to Italian and American is available. The fresh fish is wonderful and we recommend Dorada, which is a white fish, with a lovely soft texture (a little like Lemon Sole).
The area is known for its Jambon (Spanish Ham) and there are many producers in the area, including at the Village of “Seron”, about twenty minutes’ drive away, who welcome the public for purchasing and/or to look around.
Similarly, there are local vineyards, some of which offer restaurant facilities with great food – and wonderful wines (of course)!
The entrance, parking, garden & pool areas are ALL lit for ease of access to & from the Cortijo and for you to enjoy dining & refreshments into the evening!
The Apartment consists of:
Two bedrooms, one comfortable double; and one generous twin room.
A bathroom, offering all modern conveniences, including rain shower; free-standing bathtub (oriented to allow a view of the mountains from the bath!); beautiful tiles and fixtures.
Accommodation is on a Self catering basis offering the following facilities:
A kitchenette, with fridge (including ice box); combi microwave, toaster and kettle, allow you to prepare simple fare, or feasts for the private, built-in BBQ in the garden ( initial bag of charcoal will be provided ). Crockery and cutlery is provided; including some which is garden/pool-side friendly.
We also include a handy Welcome Pack to ease you into your stay after your journey.
The garden area is part paved and part gravelled, to enable easy access to the property and pool area.
Luxurious bed linen and towels are provided. Please don’t take the bathroom towels to the pool area – there are pool towels separately supplied.
A private parking area is available for two cars
The Entrance, Parking, Garden & Pool areas are ALL lit for ease of access to & from the Corjito and for you to enjoy dining & refreshments well into the night !
To provisionally book, please use the booking calendar on the right once sent we will contact you to confirm the booking with you