Travel guide Andalusia
The beautiful region of Andalusia in the south of Spain is rich of tradition and history with an indescribable beauty and unique culture. Back in time it was a stronghold of Muslims, later it was ruled by catholic monarchs, making it to an unbelievable magical place in terms of architecture and history. But it’s not only rich on culture, it’s a region of contrast with its stunning sandy beaches, deserts, ancient cities and the highest mountain range in Spain, the Sierra Nevada. Paradizo has been offering luxury villas in this beautiful region for many years and wants to share with you some insights which will make your stay an unforgettable experience.
One of southern Spain most remarkable and beautiful cities. Famous for its flamenco, tapas bars and orange trees. And not to forget its rich history and breathtaking architecture. Located in the center of the region the climate here is mild to hot all year. As it has no access to the sea and it can get quite hot in summer when the sun becomes too scorching, the recommended travel time for this city is spring and autumn. In Holy week, Sevilla is packed with people as they have the famous eastern processions taking place here. In this week, the streets are filled like in no other time of the year. Sevilla is an ideal destination for a short trip. It has an authentic old town in the center of the city in the Santa Cruz quarter, including the stunning Alcázar Palace, which is a must visit with its beautiful Arabic Gardens. In the center, you can also find the historical cathedral and the breathtaking Plaza España. A highlight is to visit one of Sevilla’s many traditional tapas bars and go to see an authentic flamenco show.
Located at the food of the Sierra Nevada mountains, this city has a marvelous climate all year around. Granada is home to the world famous Andalusian heritage the Moorish palace, the Alhambra, which was been awarded as world heritage by the UNESCO together with the Generalife and the old neighborhood, the Albacín. This old part of the city invites you with the most beautiful views from the Mirador San Nicolas over the beautiful city, fairytale scenery and the magical Alhambra. With its remarkable history, ones being ruled by the Arabic dynasty and later reconquered by the Catholic Monarchs this city brings together Muslim and Christian architecture, which makes it the perfect place for a cultural holiday. Besides it has a vibrant nightlife thanks to the big number of international students living there. There are plenty of restaurants and cafes offering the typical Andalusian tapas. Granada is an important cultural center boasting a broad cultural program in film, music or theatre, just like it has been for the past centuries. It is also known for its hippy community living up in the mountains overlooking the city from their cave houses. The tourism board offers daily trips to the caves.
This cultural rich city is located at the coast of Costa del Sol and the perfect place if you want to combine a sun and beach holiday with exploring some of Southern Spain’s incredible historical sights. Being the capital of the province and one of the oldest cities in the world, it is also known for its fine dining restaurants and art. Being the birth town of Picasso today its streets are full of art exhibitions, contemporary installations and of course Picassos art. The historical old town in the center is a must visit with its breathtaking Gothic cathedral and its small streets full of contemporary shops and small boutiques that invite you to a shopping tour. There is also a busy nightlife in the numerous modern and traditional bars. The historical castle of Gibralfaro invites you for the most stunning view over the lively city. Its location at the Costa del Sol, its mild climate and its outstanding offer of golf courses make it one of Spain’s top holiday destinations. Recommended is a walk at the La Farola beach seafront promenade and a visit of the Arab fortress, the Alcazaba.
Private luxurious rentals in Andalusia
Luxurious coastal villa with pool in Málaga
This beautiful 5-bedroom villa is located in Milaflores del Palo,only 4 km from Málaga. In a sunny and quiet position,only 2 km from the sea. This villa is ideal if you are looking for ample space and quietness, to gain a sense of well-being in a Peaceful environment.
This beautiful 5-bedroom villa “Carmen de Santa Ana” is a beautiful, spacious and tranquil old house with delightful and famous terraced gardens and its own charming large secluded pool, overlooking the ancient center of Granada. It is a perfect haven for large families or groups of friends right in the bohemian heart of Granada. Ideal as a base for the exploration of Andalusia. It sits in total privacy next to the Alhambra itself a two-minute walk up the hill from the heart of the old Moorish town.
Luxurious apartment in Sevilla
This stylish two-bedroom apartment is located in the heart of Sevilla just next to the impressive cathedral. An ideal choice to enjoy a city-break as a couple, with a group of friends, or older children. Situated on the second floor, the building has a lift and the apartment enjoys views over the colorful Mateos Gago street.
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