Please do consider using accommodation provided by our Affiliated Members. Their contribution to the Society is invaluable and helps us to provide additional funding to our conservation projects. Many offer discounts to our members and all are supporting their local nature.
Do you own a Hotel, Guesthouse, Villa or Casa rural in Andalucia? We are able to offer a link and photograph, plus details of your accommodation for those becoming affiliated members of the society. Here you will be seen and appreciated by prospective visitors to Andalucia and your membership fee will go directly towards helping the society fund conservation and preservation projects. Why not join by advertising your services and contribute to a worthwhile cause rather than a private company or individual?
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ALMERÍA PROVINCE – CASAS RURALES
Hidden away in the outstandingly dramatic natural environment of Almeria, Finca “La Buena Vida” is set in a birder’s perfect backyard .. ramblas and deep barrancos holding water all year round .. a magnet for resident and migratory species. The awe inspiring Parque Natural Cabo de Gata (pink flamingos!) is a short journey whilst the Desierto del Tabernas is equally close (think .. eagles and major raptors!)
The finca is set in its own 10000 m2 of olives and fruit trees .. you could spend all day here birding!! And the hosts offer an outstanding breakfast with your accommodation (on its own floor) The hostess is a trained beautician and masseuse .. professional treatments are available on site
The finca has just two exclusive rooms available for your use and is therefore suitable for singles, couples or groups of four
“La Buena Vida” has a beautiful pool and a tempting pool side bar and chill room
Rob and Yanina, your hosts, are onsite to offer you full guiding and treatment services
Telephone: 0034 711 002 799
CÁDIZ PROVINCE – HOTELS
Hotel Restaurant Al Lago is is a family run rural boutique hotel and restaurant, close to Ronda.
Overlooking an azure lake below the picturesque pueblo of Zahara de la Sierra. One of Spain’s heritage “white villages” and part of the “rutas de pueblos blancos”. Zahara sits in the dramatic landscape of the “Sierra de Grazalema” a protected nature reserve popular for hiking, birdwatching and paragliding.
In the well establised restaurant, we are now using locally sourced ingredients to re-create rustic Andalucian cuisine with a contemporary touch. All meals can be enjoyed out on our terrace, which stares over the wide reaching lake and off into mountains dotted with olive trees.
Interiors are strikingly simple with a focus on understated luxury; large comfortable beds, crisp linens, polished natural plaster walls and soothing earth tones. Each room has wrought iron French doors opening onto balconies with views over the lake.
Telephone: +34 956123032
Mobile telephone: +34 662052553
La Botica de Vejer guest house is an ideal base for nature tourists, particularly for those interested in ornithology and birdwatching. Vejer is located within the region of La Janda, an area of outstanding ornithological value due to its strategic location as part of the Gibraltar Strait area and close to large natural parks as well as to La Janda. From the rooftop terrace of the hotel, which offers a spectacular view over the area, you can easily observe species such as kestrel, lesser kestrel, spotless starling, swallow, common and pallid swifts, which nest in the surroundings of the hotel.
Telephone: +34 956450225
Mobile telephone: +34 617477636 / 610778879
10% discount on our rates to all members of ABS
La Codorniz, Hotel & Restaurant is situated on the main N340 at km79 near Tarifa in Cadiz Province. A birder’s paradise; it is a centrally located quality hotel almost opposite Los Lances beach and very near to both La Janda and the Cazalla raptor mirador; perfect for birdwatchers. Within a very short time, you can also be at sites such as Bolonia, Barbate and Zahara de los Atunes plus those many birding sites near Tarifa. Easy access to Tarifa itself if catching ferries. Lovely swimming pool at the rear and all our comfortable rooms have both air-conditioning and Wi-Fi. Breakfast included in the price.
Telephonel: 0034 956 68 47 44
Fax: 0034 956 68 41 01
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Huerta Grande Province Cadiz “ ESTRECHO” Strait of Gibraltar
Huerta Grande`s self-catering cottages and wooden log cabins are spread out within a 7 acres of woodland
Our 7 acres are nestled in a narrow gorge canuto that carries the sound of fresh water throughout the grounds. These canutos conserve a sub-tropical habitat unique in Europe: a dense foliage of rhododendron, laurel, ash, birch, oak, and even a rare species of carnivorous plants. Huerta Grande is a little way inland, roughly halfway between Gibraltar and Tarifa. During the bird migration months you will struggle to leave the Huerta Grande car park as raptors fly past. You can spot black kites, honey buzzards, Egyptian vultures, griffon vultures, and with a little bit of luck, the magnificent Ruppell´s Vulture. At night, sitting in the café terrace, you will be captivated by the Beater call as it crosses the Strait.
In Huerta Grande you will find peace and tranquillity. There is a coffee shop with free Wi-Fi and a lovely outdoor terrace, a swimming pool and we can offer meals and Pic-Nics for groups. We can organize transport, specialised Bird guides, Whale and Dolphin watching and short trips to Morocco for hiking or Birdwatching
Telephone: +34 956 67 97 00
Telephone Spanish only: +34 659 483 458
Telephone Spanish, English and German: +34 680 483 458
CÁDIZ PROVINCE – CASAS RURALES
Casa Martinete – are happy to offer to the ABS members and friends a stay in a delightful country estate of 7.000m2, surrounded by vineyards, close to the town of Trebujena and just 5km from Doñana National Park. The estate is an oasis of tranquility, treating our senses to almond, carob, fig, plum, pomegranate, apricot, loquat and plum trees, grape vines, oleander, rosemary, lavender, a vegetable garden and an orchard where the birds dominate (they breed, feed and rest in the surroundings of the house) and the best sunset in Doñana. Casa Martinete is a charming house of 136 m2 in which you’ll be able to enjoy, in total privacy and exclusivity, the best of Cádiz and Andalucia. It offers a comfortable living-dining room with chimney, three double rooms, two bathrooms, a fully equipped kitchen, laundry room, terrace and solarium, large porch and garden.
Telephone: +34 687959256
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GRANADA PROVINCE – CASAS RURALES
Villa Andalus, Salobrena. With spectacular views over the sea, the Sierra Nevadas and the Moorish castle on the white hilltop town of Salobrena, Villa Andalus is ideally suited for birdwatchers, walkers and holidaymakers alike. Overlooking the Charca de Suarez nature reserve at Motril, it is also a 20 min drive to the Alpujarras where the beautiful villages and way of life is so wonderfully described in “Driving over Lemons”, and the books of Chris Stewart. The Alhambra and the city of Granada is nearby.
The three bedroom villa has terraces from each bedroom from which to enjoy the stunning views, 2 bathrooms, one en-suite, and a shower room. There is a well-equipped kitchen and lounge, and outside, terracing surrounding a swimming pool, and a much loved Mediterranean garden.
There are many opportunities for walkers, and a compilation of walks nearby and in Granada Province can be found in the villa, together with books and maps. For more information and images visit:
Telephone: 07989 321523
Email: email@example.com (owner)
HUELVA PROVINCE – BED & BREAKFAST
Casa Annette – Bed and Breakfast. Come and stay in the heart of the Natural Park of the Sierra de Aracena y Picos de Aroche, in its prettiest village, Cortelazor La Real. Situated in the Sierra Morena, 100km northwest of Seville, we are perfectly placed to be used as a base for seeing the whole spectrum of Andalcian bird life. The Sierra lies athwart the spring and autumn migration routes and is particularly rich in raptors. Although slightly more than 100 km away, a daytrip to the world famous Doñana National Park is more than feasible. In addition to its wildlife, the area offers numerous well signposted walking routes and is justly famous for the standard of its cuisine. The village itself has amenities to suit every taste, but within easy driving distance there are the regional capital, Aracena, with its world famous cave system and a staggering variety of bars and restaurants to fit every taste and pocket; the water springs of Fuenteheridos; the viewpoint at the Peña de Arias Montano and the 10th century mosque at Almonaster La Real.
Telephone: +34 699756764
MÁLAGA PROVINCE – HOTELS
Cortijo de las Piletas is a country hotel located in the heart of Andalucia. Only 12km. from the picturesque town of Ronda, in the Natural Park of Grazalema, the Cortijo allows visitors to explore a great variety of natural environments, both on the property grounds as well as the surrounding areas. Beautiful patios and gardens surround the house offering cosy nooks for our guests to relax in harmony with nature. We look forward to welcoming you for an unforgettable stay with us.
Telephone: +34 605 080295
Fax: +34 951 230603
Hotel Los Castaños is a small rural hotel of quality, more like a “riad” really. We are located in Cartajima, a small (pop: 100) traditional mountain village (one of the famed pueblos blancos) 17 km from Ronda in the heart of the Serranía de Ronda. Cartajima is close to the cultural delights of this bustling town yet far enough away to experience authentic Andalucia. Our seven ensuite king-size/twin rooms range from stylishly economic to purely luxurious. A perfect base for birdwatching or chilling while we pamper you.
Telephone: +34 952180778
Mobile telephone: +34 696081354
Molino del Santo is the perfect base in the Ronda area for birdwatchers who like their creature comforts. Environmentally friendly. Good and interesting local food, the ideal spot to please the less ornithologically-committed other half!!! Dippers frequent the stream alongside our terrace, golden orioles and bee-eaters abound and eagles and vultures scan from above, amongst many, many other species in this beautiful area. Open to non-residents every day for meals (best to reserve), snacks, bar and cafeteria service.
Telephone: +34 952167151
Fax: +34 952167327
La Residencia Tarifa is an apartment-hotel located on a privileged spot, in the heart of Tarifa, and with the best views over the Strait of Gibraltar. We have 16 selve catering apartments, some of them with capacity up of 5 people, and each with a special detail that makes every apartment to be unique. Decoration, views, gardens balconies, chimney…and all of them with a full equipped kitchen, a pair of binoculars, towels and bathrobes. Guests can enjoy our sauna and relax on our sunroof terrace in the communal areas. On the roof terrace we have an outdoor all year heated pool, where our guests can take a bath or even make a barbecue after a birding day.
Tarifa is one of the busiest bird migration corridors on earth. Large flocks of birds fill the skies while on migration between Europe and Africa. Here you can find several ornithological centres with a wide variety of trips and excursions.
We can offer a discount on rates for members of Andalucia Bird Society.
Telephone: +34 669 653 228 / +34 951 088 929
MÁLAGA PROVINCE – APARTMENTS
Birders Accommodation at walking distance from Fuente de Piedra lake. Just for €20,00 per night per person. Guesthouse with 4 comfortable rooms for rent. 1 spacious double room, 1 spacious room with Queen size bed, 2 single beds and a sofa-bed / folding bed. Each bedroom is equipped with a Senseo coffee maker and a water kettle. Master bedroom has a balcony
All rooms have access to the patio. The possibility of secure parking with payment of key deposit.
No smoking inside the rooms. But there is a roof terrace. The room with balcony is an exception to smoke only on the balcony. No pets.
Telephone: + 31 51445348
MÁLAGA PROVINCE – CASAS RURALES
Algaba de Ronda offers you amazing accommodation in a restored Andalusian farmhouse equipped with all the necessary home comforts to enjoy the peace and quiet that life in the Mediterranean mountains brings. Our farmhouse, located about 4 km from the beautiful city of Ronda, is immersed in a wonderful natural setting, in an area influenced by the Sierra de las Nieves and Sierra de Grazalema Natural Parks and is also very close to the Alcornocales Natural Park and the Genal Valley. A privileged natural environment, in the middle of the migratory route to and from Africa, for the sightings of birds of prey, especially Booted Eagle and Honey Buzzard, but also many other species typical of this ecosystem (Iberian Green Woodpecker, Great-spotted Woodpecker, Subalpine and Bonelli’s Warbler, Nuthatch and so many more typical birds of woodland habitat here).
We offer 4 types of accommodation, with different capacities and adapted to the needs of our clients. Book your stay and enjoy a few days of peace and tranquility in a unique natural environment. A home from home for each family and more than 50 hectares to enjoy in the middle of nature.
You can find us at …
Address: Carretera Ronda- Algeciras km. 4’5. Ronda, (Malaga)
Telephone: +34 653901043
La Cazalla is located just outside the old town of Ronda, it is a wildlife and bird watchers paradise, surrounded by four types of habitat – forest, cliffs, meadow and river – and offers the opportunity to see up to 80% of the birds that visit the Serrania de Ronda. We have several albercas (water deposits) that attract birds, amphibians and animals, including deer, genets, pine martins, badgers and wild boar. One of the albercas has been modified to include a small hide, perfect for ‘mirror’ photographs. The villa sleeps up to 12 people, in 6 beautiful large bedrooms, all with ensuite facilities. 3 rooms have the option to be set up with twin beds instead of a double. La Cazalla is a luxury villa where you can be entirely alone and self-cater, or take advantage of our concierge style service, where we can arrange everything for you, including an introduction to bird-watching within the finca with ABS Guide Álvaro Peral.
Telephone: +34 608502083 / +44 7968 025653
Casa del Rio Retreat sits alongside the River Guardiaro in the charming little hamlet of Cañada del Real Tesoro, between Cortes de la Frontera and Gaucin. This former Posada (Travellers Inn) is now a characterful B & B with 9 bedrooms. You won’t have to wander far to see some amazing birds and wildlife. Eagles and vultures soar around our mountains, our resident heron lives right opposite our dining terrace! We are located at the crossroads of two of Andalucia’s most well known and beautiful Natural Parks, Sierra de Grazalema Natural Park and Los Alcornocales. Casa del Rio is so much more than a base to explore from, we take great care of our guests, offering delicious food, extremely comfortable spacious accommodation, a swimming pool and lots of local recommendations to make sure you get the most out of your time with us. Contact:
Telephone/whatsapp: + 34 610 615 560