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La Azul bedroom
Andalusi bedroom, with fire place and en-suite bathroom.
Coffee time!
Breafast, lunch or dinner...enjoy them with uninterrupted views and bird songs.
Looking West, you can see amazing sunsets from the house.
Casa Aloe has been here for more than 500 years, possibly 700, it has been a joy to restore it.
Living room with a home cinema system, flat screen, dvds and wood burner.
We have a new sofa arrangement.
Cozy corner in living room, we provide a basquet of wood with our compliments
Hobbit bedroom, because its entrace door is completely oval.
Dining room, we have recently painted all those chairs white, a huge effort, just need a new photo!
This is a wet room with a lovely shower and seat.
The delight full Atalbeitar from the Moorish path connecting it to Busquistar and Portugos.
The valley below us, the walk to it is beautiful.
Looking East from the dining table in the terrace.
You will find this landscape all the way from the house to the river, offering delightful walks.
Enjoying one of the swimming holes above us.
This is a lovely view of Atalbeitar and other villages and its a delightful level walk from home.
La Mama bedroom
La Roca bedroom, it has a meditation seat carved on the rock
La Verde bedroom, with its own terrace.
Auxiliar room to the Kitchen.
Walking above our house, the mountains recede all the way to the sea 54km away.
Morning light looking East
The village below us, a gorgeous 15 minutes walk.
Almonds in flower from our terrace, evening light.
THiS is our charming well preserved antique village.
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6 Bedrooms, 6 Bathrooms, Sleeps 12
La Taha, Province of Granada, Andalucia

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janey b
Scottish Highlands, United Kingdom
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163 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“A slice of heaven....”
Reviewed 16 July 2016 for a stay in July 2016

The most eccentric, eclectic holiday home you are ever likely to visit. And it is a home rather than a holiday house. Tucked away in the tiny village of Atalbeitar, the surroundings are idyllic. My only advice would be to go for two weeks rather than one!

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J7139TZro...
Bristol, United Kingdom
1 review
“"Out of this world" - truly the place to chill out”
Reviewed 7 October 2015 for a stay in September 2015

Casa Aloe is the perfect base for a visit to the Alpujarras: at the edge of a small village with uninterrupted views from the terrace; complete quiet (no traffic and few tourists); walks direct from the front door; a pool for those who want to stay put; and the house itself both practically equipped and thoughtfully decorated.

Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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ConstantR...
Marlow, Bucks
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9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Exceptional”
Reviewed 2 September 2015 for a stay in August 2015

This place was astonishing. Located in the twisting medieval passages of the village, looking out over the Sierra Nevada, and filled with beautiful things; I've never been anywhere quite like it. On our first day Tom came round bringing a gift of olives taken from a tree in the grounds. We ate them that evening on the terrace, watching the sun set over the mountains. If you want peace, quiet and the quirky charms of a unique place, book now - you won't regret it. The house probably wouldn't suit those with small children, those comforted by a one-size-fits-all corporate hotel, or those (in fairness) who love a bustling nightlife. My heights-phobic husband didn't love the switchbacking mountain roads either.
But if you fancy a lazy meal on a terrace under a canopy of vines, or staying in a home that's been standing for 700 years, or climbing down a Moorish staircase to your bedroom, this one's for you.

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Liked best: The other-worldliness of it.
Liked least: Nothing.
Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Friends getaway Large groups
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MamaTribe
Georgia
2 reviews
“Casa Aloe Dreaming”
Reviewed 1 August 2015 for a stay in July 2015

Another lovely visit for our family in Casa Aloe: leisurely walking, vigorous hiking, mulberry and wild plum poaching, ingesting scenery, loving the house, cooking, eating, conversation with a view, playing in the pool, quiet, meditation, social club, visiting, learning, forgetting.

Casa Aloe reminds us that all can be well in the world when you seek it out.

Thank you Tom and Carmen!

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Liked best: Everything!
Liked least: Having to leave :-(
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Catherine...
Atalbeitar, Spain
1 review
“Falling in love”
Reviewed 26 March 2015 for a stay in January 2015

After traveling for a few months and staying in various places I have to say that our stay in Atalbeitar gets the cup. It is one thing to rent a room or a house somewhere and be content, it is something else to want to move there.
You can read all about the house in previous reviews. The house is most charming to say the least. But aside from the house is a village, neighboring villages, community. When one travels this is what makes you want to come back. The neighbors from away who have stumbled upon this place and never left have enriched the area. Artists, architects, musicians, farmers. Within the few villages in walking distance you will be able to do yoga several times a week, listen to live music, at the farmers market you will find all the fresh fruits and vegetable you may need. The best ham in the country is cured in these mountains As a family we were welcome, invited to take part of fiestas, invited to parties.
And then the scenery; ever changing, stunning, filled with ancient ruins and old pathways. Every walk brings a new discovery; almond trees for a quick snack, village fountains to quench your thirst.
A little bit of paradise if you ask me.

Travelling group: Extended Family
Your age range 35-49
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