Their consists uncertainty over the origin of the name “La Alcandora”. But one thing is clear the name is not Spanish but has a more Moorish past.
The guesthouse is located in the centre of the village Sorvilán. The house has a complete surface of 460 square metres. On the ground floor there is a large apartment for 4 people, the garden is surrounded by a walled patio. On the first floor you find the rooms of the guesthouse which consists of 3 chambers. Breakfast is served in the drawing room (left: a photo of the drawing room).
In consideration with de english speaking host you can have lunch or even dinner at La Alcandora. The top floor of the guesthouse is used by the owner.
The pace of village life is slow and tranquil. It is not unusual to see sheep or goats herded through the village streets, or senior citizens relaxing on shady corners, watching the world go by. On 7-8 august the village of Sorvilán celebrates San Cayetano. Its situation on the Mediterranean, its closeness to Africa and to the Sierra Nevada, with the highest peaks on the Peninsula, protect the Costa Tropical from the cold northerly winds. The result is a subtropical micro-climate, with 320 days of sunshine a year and an average temperature of around 20ºC, where all kinds of tropical fruit is grown in its lush valleys.
The village Sorvilán is 80 kilometres west of Almería and 75 kilometres to the south of Granada. To reach “La Alcandora” you best fly to Malaga. From Malaga you can rent a car (or ask the owner of Alcandora to do it for you). It’s a two hour drive from Malaga to reach Sorvilán. In consideration with the host it’s possible to ferry you from Malaga.
€ 30.- pppd include breakfast
Here is a thougth to spend your next holiday: one week in the quiet Sorvilán. For a week of relaxation, taking long walks in the country site or spending time at the beach. After this week you will stay for another week at the beautiful Granada. A week of culture, tapas and of course the beautiful Alhambra.
now only € 825.- for 2 people