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Charming House In Capileira, La Alpujarra



Updated: 02-Dec-2016
House in Capileira, High Alpujarras, Las Alpujarras Andalucia, Spain

Casa Nicolasa is a traditional and comfortable house in the popular Poqueira Valley, just below of Sierra Nevada Mountains. The house is situated in the centre, near to the church a few walking distance of bars with sunny terraces, restaurants, shops, internet coffee shop. Ideal place for hiking, reading, horse-riding, mountain-bikes and cultural place.

There are 3 bedrooms for 4 people, a bathroom, full equiped kitchen and a small library with many English books.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Internet
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

We are Jorge and Reme, a couple and both Spanish. He is teacher of History and I am Labour Adviser and we are working in Málaga.

We love mountains, nature, hiking, cycling, nice architecture and enjoy outdoors that's why we spend a lot of weekend and short period in Capileira.

Also we are learning English language, so that's why we like to travel to Ireland and UK.

Speaks English, French, Spanish

2 Reviews

based on 2 holidaymaker reviews



  • 4 of 5

Capileira truly is a most picturesque village and I have returned there on a number of occasions, usually staying in hotels/hostels. This summer my family and I decided to rent a house. This proved to be an excellent decision and added enormously to our enjoyment of the place. This charming house is very tastefully refurbished, blending modern conveniences with original character. It is very centrally located, beside a shop and close to the village square, where we spent some very pleasant evenings. We were met on arrival by the caretaker, who lived nearby so we were relaxed in the knowledge that should we have any problems, help was at hand! I look forward to returning there and have no hesitation in highly recommending it.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 11, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your kind words. I am very happy that you enjoy in Capileira and you like our house. I will be very pleased to meet you next time. Reme
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Angenehmer Aufenthalt mit allem notwendigen Komfort.

  • 4 of 5

Traditionelles romantisches Haus mit viel Charme.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for you time and kidness. Regards, Reme and Jorge
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From the Owner

Jorge visited La Alpujarra 30 years ago with his friends walking through the mountains and he fell in love when he saw the villages and its culture. When we started as a couple, we used to go a weekend every month because it is a paradise. In 2003 we sold a land in Málaga and we could at last buy our house in Capileira, our favorite village in La Alpujarra. Capileira is the most picturesque village in the high Alpujarra. It is located at the foot of Mulhacen Peak with a singular and unique architecture. The exciting and cultural city of Granada and the coast can be easily reached in an hour by car. Although public transport is available with two buses a day for/from Granada.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Granada at 70 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : El Castaño at 100 Kilometres Nearest Ferry : Malaga Port at 135 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : La Pizzería de Antonio at 100 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Salobreña at 54 Kilometres

Special interest holidays:

The local scenery and the singular architecture of the white houses provide an abundance of subjects to inspire you. There may be opportunities to join in with the local painting group in their excursions into the mountains. Painting courses are available. There is also the opportunity to go horse riding or mountain biking locally. Hiking, walking, cuisine and tapas makes this village special.


Salobreña, is about an hour's drive and there are nice beaches and it is a picturesque village with an amazing castle. There are other nice beaches a little further as Almuñecar and Nerja. The last one is a nice village, tourist and with a spectacular caves, restaurants and beaches. It is a nice day trip.


Granada airport is closest - about 70km, 1 hour and 30 minutes by car; Malaga airport is about 150km, around two and a half hours by car. Car hire is recommended, though public transport by bus is possible (twice a day).


Historic Granada with the incomparable Alhambra Palaces is an hour and half drive. Malaga the city of Costa del Sol is two hours drive where you can enjoy in an amazing port and the centre offers some international Museum as Picasso and Thysem. The Alcazaba is an spectacular Arab Palace.

The house is close to the main square, which is where you will find shops, bars, restaurants, an interest cafe, art shop and gallery. There are a lot of nice villages like Bubion, Pampaneira, Trevelez.

Further Details:

There are many interesting local diversions, including hiking, horse-riding, mountain-biking, painting, pottery, dancing (flamenco), historic churches/villages, birdwatching, Museum, views. The village has a bank with a universal ATM machine, two small supermarkets, a good online cafe/bar, many bars and restaurants, two good bakeries, some souvenir shops.


Rental rates

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3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Clean £21

Booking Notes:
Bookings are confirmed by e-mail on receipt of a 25% deposit by bank transfer or paypal. Sometimes is possible to pay the balance in cash on arrival.

Changeover Day:
We always try to be flexible about these times.

Notes on prices:
For add one person is 50€ per week.
Sometimes is possible to pay the balance in cash on arrival. Short stays (3-5 nights) available at 50-60 Euros per night, depending on season.

High Season (Easter, Christmas and bank holidays) ............ 450€/week

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 02-Dec-2016
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From the Owner

Our house is over 200 years and it is situated in the centre of Capileira, near to the church, with good access to the square, shops, bars and the car park, however it is a quiet street because cars are not allow. The house has been refurbished retaining the original character with all our care and love during two years. We enjoyed buying original pieces from different countries and culture to decorate the house. Now it is a genuine and traditional house which has a special charming because it offers the taste of country living with all mod cons. It is completely legal to rent it with Tourism Department with this number Reference VTAR/GR/00496. Carmen, my best friend in Capileira,and she is taking care of it and she is on hand if visitors need something.

Property Type

  • house


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster


  • Dining Area


  • Books ...
  • Television


  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • smoking allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • mountain
  • rural
  • village


  • churches
  • forests
  • library
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering


  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • There is a bathroom with shower & WC and hair dryer. Hot water.


  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: One bedroom double bed with shower inside, wardrobe, chest of drawers and a mirror in front the bed and window. There are two small bedrooms with a single bed (two people).


  • Balcony


  • Self-catering

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website


  • Notes on accommodation: Electricity is included in the rental price. Firewood is available in the house. Heating is provided by electric radiator and a fire place with wood burning stove. The construction of the house help keep the house cool in summer and warm in winter. Outside: Small balcony and every room with windows. The neighbourhood is quite. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and bed linen are changed prior to arrival. Please bring own towels for pool or beach use. Washing machine, iron and ironing board provided. Other: Upstairs hall next to the balcony with excellent views. There is a small wooden table and two chairs and a small library with interesting books available to enjoy reading.

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