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PROPERTY FOR SALE IN VALLE DEL GUADALHORCE
Valle del Guadalhorce is a beautiful area full of lush green trees and amazing scenery. The river Guadalhorce flows through the Los Gaitanes Gorge to irrigate a fertile valley.
As the valley runs through the mountain range and the Mediterranean forest, the trees come alive with colour. Olive trees, cork oaks, pines and chestnut trees all packed neatly into this amazing area. The landscape rises along the ravine and then climbs where you find Spanish firs and ancient gall oaks grow.
Nearby, the village of El Chorro and the Roman ruins of Bobastro is located here, it’s a great place to stop, visit and maybe have a picnic. The Valle del Guadalhorce is arguably the most committed region for sustainability in the Costa del Sol. This area not only plays an important role as a green area but, has also run several projects and initiatives aiming to protect and raise awareness about the environmental issues we’re facing and sustainability.
Valle del Guadalhorce’s commitment to sustainability stems from the region’s role as a green corridor connecting areas of great environmental importance, such as Sierra de las Nieves national park, Desfiladero de Los Gaitanes and Desembocadura del Guadalhorce. Within this green corridor, there are several places of regional interest located close to the two biggest tributaries of the Guadalhorce River, the Grande and Fahala Rivers.
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Most of the land in this area is used for agriculture and crops such as olives and citrus trees. Over the past decade, the region has seen great growth in organic agriculture, becoming a leader in the field, with more and more organic players occupying the land. 65% of Malaga olives come from this area alone and this will continue to grow as the organic food producers in Valle del Guadalhoce are dedicated to organic agriculture.
One business owner said, “By promoting local organic foods, we can have a positive impact on the land and the areas around us and it will help to counter climate change”.
Areas within Valle del Guadalhorce
- Alhaurín de la Torre
- Alhaurín el Grande
- Valle de Abdalajís
Alhaurín de la Torre
Alhaurín de la Torre is one of the fastest-growing towns on the Costa del Sol, thanks largely to its proximity to Málaga and the A7 coast road, and the developer’s and residents’ enthusiasm for modernising their area. It is a progressive area that has fully embraced the commercial opportunities coming its way. Alhaurín de la Torre has retained its character as a beautiful, tightly huddled, whitewashed town, but it’s now attracting a wider range of visitors, businesses, and residents due to its modernisation and easy access to Malaga and the coast.
The hills surrounding Alhaurín de la Torre are home to avocado, olive and citrus trees, and it’s a fantastic place to take a nice stroll and take in the greener, scenery and the smells and maybe have breakfast or a meal at one of the many welcoming, well-priced cafés and bars.
Another popular attraction is the Jardín Oriental Bienquierido or Japanese Garden. This amazing area is packed with fantastic floral displays well place foliage, the sound of bubbling water, and the smells are amazing. You feel like you’re actually in Japan.
Alhaurín el Grande
Alhaurin el Grande is perfectly placed in one of Malaga’s most stunning mountain ranges.
Residents and visitors are surrounded by fertile greenery by majestic mountain views, which kiss the sky. The town offers both traditional and contemporary, with its rustic charm.
Alhaurin el Grande is the perfect compromise between a rustic holiday and a resort holiday, keeping you far enough away from the hustle and bustle to enjoy a more relaxed experience, yet close enough to not feel isolated. The centre of town is beautiful with colourful floral displays and pedestrianised walkways crisscrossing the amazing whitewashed buildings of many styles.
Alhaurin el Grande is set slightly further inland than its sister town Alhaurin de la Torre with a distance of 14 kilometres between them. Alhaurin el Grande is located approximately 19 kilometres from the coast and 24 kilometres inland and West of Malaga airport. Thanks to improved road infrastructure over the past years, Alhaurin el Grande enjoys easier access to all areas including Malaga and the Costa del Sol.
Alora is located in the heart of Valle del Guadalhorce, halfway between Malaga and Antequera, a town with a rich historic heritage and an endless list of tourist activities. Several civilisations flourished in these lands, including the Phoenicians, Romans, Visigoths and Arabs. The name Alora name derives from the Moorish al-megia or al-mexía, meaning the ‘the pretty one’ and I’m sure we can all agree, it’s a very pretty place.
Alora is a pretty whitewashed village nestled in a majestic landscape surrounded by three rocky spurs, and overlooked by the impressive rock face of mount Hacho on the right bank of the Guadalhorce river. It is located 39 kilometres to the north of the city of Málaga, a 44-minute drive. Alora is the perfect getaway town from the hectic life of the Costa del Sol. Its beautiful scenery and views will instil peace into visitor’s hearts.
Almogia is a small town approximately 24 kilometres north of Malaga, in a mountainous area known as “Montes de Malaga”. The town of Almogia has a population of around 4300 residents and the economy is mainly agricultural and olives, almonds and cork are the predominant crops.
Almogia is rich in tradition and culture and it is known for its local flamenco and Amogia which host a flamenco festival every year in August. It’s surrounded by amazing hills and beautiful landscapes and it’s a perfect location for hikers and nature lovers.
Cartama is one of the inner towns of the province of Malaga and is about 16 kilometres west of Malaga, which is about a 25-minute drive using A-357. This beautiful whitewashed village dates back to Phoenician times, although these came across aboriginal tribes when they arrived at this area situated at the foot of a mountain. Over time, the Phoenicians and aboriginals gradually united and created the birth of Cartha, which means a hidden place.
One of the most important celebrations every year is the Fiestas en Honor a Nuestra Señora de Los Remedios, which is held every April 22. Just like in any typical Spanish town, many fiestas and other religious events are also celebrated on different dates throughout the year.
Coin is located in the region of Valle del Guadalhorce, stretching from the Sierra de Alpujata to the centre of the region and it has a great diversity of landscapes where visitors can enjoy nature from the heart of the historical centre. Coín has an abundance of religious and architectural heritage and it’s the churches that bring the town to life and which are the main monuments in this town.
It became a market town and a transition point for the minerals being quarried 5 kilometres or so to the south in the Sierra Blanca and it now has a large expat community, as in many other towns in the province of Malaga. Many expats have made their home in Coín. These expats have made the conscious choice to get away from the international coast and tourists and discover instead, the more authentic experience of truly living in Spain amongst Spaniards.
Coin is beautiful with plenty of history and sights to see and overlooks the stunning Guadalhorce Valley,is used extensively for agriculture. You will feel a world away from civilisation and indeed Coín is referred to as the town of three hundred orchards.
Pizarra is a small town in the inner, mountainous regions of the Guadalhorce Valley in the Spanish province of Malaga. This pretty valley village, which is completely traversed by the River Guadalhorce, features a green landscape with abundant fruit trees, citrus trees and vegetable gardens, dominated by the Sierra del Hacho.
Pizarra is approximately 31 kilometres from Malaga along the A-357 and you’ll reach the streets of Pizarra in about a 35-minute drive.
There are a few hotels in the area or even in the nearby towns but there are lots of B&Bs and holiday property rentals, where you can stay throughout your entire visit. Restaurants, as well as cafés pubs and bars, are available for your dining needs and night outings. This area is ideal for rural living, a quiet holiday spent trekking, cycling, climbing, or even just relaxing. On the other hand – if you’re looking for adventure – hang gliding is also an option.
Valle de Abdalajís
Valle de Abdalajis is a beautiful village located in the southern part of the Antequera district in Málaga province and covers about 21 square kilometres. Valle de Abdalajis is a mountain village around 330 meters above sea level and has an amazing backdrop of the Penibética range that rises above its whitewashed houses and cobbled streets.
The Valle de Abdalajis offers visitors numerous attractions, above all relating to open-air sports like Hang gliding, and paragliding as well as popular walking and hiking areas. Valle De Abdalajís may not be as popular as other cities in Spain, but don’t let that fool you, it’s a smaller but beautiful upcoming tourist destination that is worth a visit, you’ll be surprised by some of the unique things to do and places you can explore at this hidden destination.