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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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
Email contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
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
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
Hotel La Peña is an old Andalusian farm house from the 19th century that has been converted into a charming cozy hotel, located in the heart of the “Estrecho Natural Park”, and just a short walk from a beautiful beach. The rooms are all exterior. Some open onto a garden where the pool is located and others onto a patio.
Strolling through the hotel, we can see antique stone cattle troughs and the remains of a mill; each testify to the heritage of the building and to the agricultural and livestock traditions from the region.
The internationally well-known Cazalla Bird Observatory is just a short drive away and is one of the best birdwatching locations in Europe. The migration of thousands of migratory birds every year, is not only the principal attraction. The surrounding areas from Hotel La Peña, such as La Janda and Barbate Marshes, offer the enthusiastic birdwatchers and nature photographers alike top opportunities to enjoy their hobby all year round.
Dirección: Carretera Nacional 340 km 78,4, 11380-Tarifa (Cádiz)
Website: Hotel en Tarifa (www.hotelentarifa.com)
Whatsapp: 00 34 699586296
Facebook: Hotel La Peña en Tarifa
10% of your reservation will be donated directly to the ongoing ABS Conservation Montagu’s Harrier Project in the nearby grasslands of “La Janda”.
Note: Hotel La Peña management work in close collaboration with Manuel Morales from Tarifa Birding who is also an Official ABS Field Guide. He can readily organize birding and wildlife photography tours using his expert knowledge of the region; offering a pickup service by Minibus from the Hotel reception.
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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CÓRDOBA PROVINCE – HOTELS
Casa Olea – is a small country hotel set in a peaceful river valley on the edge of the Sierras Subbéticas natural park. Run by British owners, Tim and Claire, this “boutique B&B” with a strong eco focus and just 6 en-suite bedrooms, offers you a comfortable getaway in a stunning rural location, yet still close to white towns Zuheros and Priego de Cordoba, as well as Granada and Cordoba, for easy day trips.
“A former farmhouse turned dreamy hotel – Casa Olea is a magical spot, where bee eaters nest in the river banks and short-toed eagles soar overhead…”.
The Sunday Times: The secret side of Andalucia (April 2022).
The perfect base for birders, walkers and nature-lovers; the finca has a beautiful pool with outdoor terraces and gardens, olive groves and river woodland – home to bee-eaters, golden orioles, eagles, nightingales and more.”
Explore the countryside on foot, using our self-guide walking notes and navigation app, or go biking along the Via Verde del Aceite greenway nearby; then come back to tasty, home-cooked dinners with world’s-best olive oils, local wines and dark skies for stargazing.
Telephone: +34 696748209
Note: Casa Olea works in collaboration with ABS field guide Antonio Pestana, to help arrange birding photography tours using his hides in the region.
10% of your reservation will be donated to ABS Conservation projects.
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
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