One of the most exceptional rentals in Gaucin. Beautiful, comfortable, spacious, fully-equipped 3 bedroom apartment is at the edge of the Ronda mountains, with spectacular views of the countryside, Gibraltar, the Straits, and Morocco. Gaucin is a perfect base for exploring western Andalucia (Sevilla, Cordoba, Cadiz, Granada, Gibraltar, etc. --- & Tangier.) Or you can just chill out, in the tranquillity and authenticity of a working Spanish pueblo. The apartment has all mod cons, incl. flat screen TV, separate shower stalls, top quality beds & linens for a perfect night´s rest. Beach is only 25 minutes away. Everything in the town is walking distance. Over 100 marked hiking trails - spectacular countryside, olive & almond orchards, horses & sheep, wild boar,etc. Birding - It is in the path of migratory birds. Tapas bars, restaurants, a great unspoiled castle overlooking panoramic view. The town dates from Iberian times, with Phoenician, Roman, Moorish and French invaders
Gaucin is a walkers´ paradise: Gaucin is in the mountains of Ronda; there are over 150 marked walks and several mountains to climb. During the off-season there are two scheduled group walks per week. Because Gaucin is 640 m altitude, the weather during the summer is mild, and walkers continue to go out even in the summer months. Mountain biking and birding are also popular.
Gaucin is an ideal base to explore Andalucía: There is a train from Gaucin to Granada and Algeciras that is most picturesque and efficient. Ronda is 30 minutes away on a beautiful scenic new route. The Roman baths outside of Manilva are 30 minutes away, and totally accessible. The coastal towns of Marbella, Estepona and Gibraltar are less than an hour away. Sevilla is 2 hours, Cordoba 3 hours, and Cádiz 2.5 hours. There is also a first class cave within an hour away, with 40 different layers of cave cultures, many cave paintings etc, within an hour´s drive.
The village of Gaucin is Great!!: There are tapas bars and restaurants, a great unspoiled castle overlooking a 360o view of the area, special fiestas all year long. It is set in spectacular countryside, with olive and almond orchards, lots of horses and sheep, and wonderful wildlife, including our own herd of Ibex Hispánica (wild sheep), eagles, wild boar, etc etc. It is in the path of migratory birds coming and going to Africa. The town dates back from Iberian times, and has had Phoenicians, Romans, Moors and French invaders.
Gaucin is a white village in the Ronda mountains. This area attracts nature lovers as well as sightseers. We are on a major route for migratory birds, a mecca for hikers and mountain bikers. There is a lot of equestrian action, with several groups and riding rings. The town itself has a beautiful unspoiled Moorish castle and good tapas bars and restaurants. It is a perfect base to discover western Andalucia: We are 30 mins from Ronda, 25 ins from the Coast (Sabinillas), 1 hr -- Marbella, 1 hr Gibraltar; 1hr 15 mins Tarifa, 1 hr Algeciras where the ferry goes to Tanger and Ceuta on the African Coast, 2.5 hrs - Sevilla; 2.5 hrs Granada, 3 hrs -- Córdoba.
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