Sierra de Filabres, Almería, Andalucia, Spain.
You can find this 200 year
old farm, with it’s 7 rental properties,
in the Sierra de Filabres, at a height
of 1200 metres (3900 ft) in the province of Almeria.
Cortijo Filabres is located 2.5 km from the village of Laroya and about 60 km from Vera Playa beach and some 80 km from Almería-city.
These houses are restored in the authentic style of the region but have all modern amenities.
The holiday rentals of Cortijo Filabres have a capacity for 2, 4, 6 or 8 people. They are all equipped with central heating and a fire place.
The houses for 6 or more people have two bathrooms: one with shower and another with a bathtub.
Each house has it’s own terrace with a barbecue. Some of the houses are especially equipped for disabled people.
There is a shared pool for all the houses.
In the Cortijo there is a meeting room
and a dining room which offers space for some 50 people.
Ideal for groups
Around the Cortijo
you will find the peace; nature and space of a mountainous
area with an abundance of Olive and Almond
trees and views of the Almanzora
valley and the marble quarries of Macaël.
The area has wild Boar; Foxes; Badgers; Owls; Deer and Eagles.
The Filabres Mountains average 1500 metres.
The highest peak, Calar Alto (2100 metres)
has an astronomical observatory, with the
same name, near it.
Nearby the Cortijo
Filabres 4x4 excursions are organised where you
can learn about the flora and fauna and
you can also go horse riding.
Somewhat further a field is the spot where spaghetti-westerns
like ‘The Good, the Bad and the Ugly’ starring
Clint Eastwood and directed by Sergio Leone were filmed.
Here in the desert of Tabernas you can
visit these western-villages with scenes
of shooting and cancan-performances. You can also visit
the zoo there.
Highly recommended is an excursion to Cabo de Gata Natural Park and the villages of San José and Nijar.
Details of the individual properties:
for 2 persons without Jacuzzi
Price per week low season: 315 euros
Price per week high season: 370 euros
Cortijo Filabres for 2 persons
Price per week low season: 395 euros
Price per week high season: 515 euros
Cortijo Filabres for 4 persons
Price per week low season: 350 euros
Price per week high season: 525 euros
Cortijo Filabres for 6 persons
Price per week low season: 450 euros
Price per week high season: 685 euros
Cortijo Filabres for 8 persons
Price per week low season: 560 euros
Price per week high season: 840 euros
High season prices are applied when the shared
pool is open: from the beginning of May until the
end of September and on Spanish Bank holidays, Easter
Free Internet avaible in the house.