Álora Country Houses

Enjoy rural tourism in Álora

Discover Álora, Málaga, with our country houses. Experience the unique culture and nature for an unforgettable experience. Explore natural trails, savor local cuisine, and immerse yourself in Álora's rich history.

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Álora Country Houses.


Over 2,000 years of
Andalusian history

222 m

Altitude of 222 meters in
a picturesque setting


Inhabitants known for
their warm hospitality


Plans to enjoy with your
partner, friends, or family

Álora, a town steeped in history.

Explore Álora, a historical gem in the province of Málaga, located in the vibrant heart of Andalusia, in southern Spain. This picturesque town, rich in history, strategically rests in the fertile Guadalhorce River Valley, surrounded by the stunning beauty of its hills and mountains. Join us in discovering the wealth of its history and unique geography.

Álora's past stretches back to prehistory, with human settlements dating back to the Bronze Age. This land has been a melting pot of cultures: Phoenicians, Romans, Arabs, and Christians have all left their mark on Álora's cultural and architectural heritage. During the Arab era, it stood out for its fortress, the Castle of Álora, which became a significant defensive stronghold.

In the 15th century, Álora played a pivotal role in the Reconquista under the reign of the Catholic Monarchs. The surrounding nature is a paradise for nature and history enthusiasts. To the north, the Sierra de Aguas offers hiking trails and spectacular landscapes. The Guadalhorce River, a vital element of the landscape, creates a mosaic of breathtaking views. Additionally, Álora's diverse geography includes olive, almond, and citrus groves, painting a changing landscape with the seasons and adding a unique rural charm to the region.

In Álora, history intertwines with nature, creating an unforgettable destination for those seeking to immerse themselves in Andalusian culture and explore Spain's hidden treasures.

What to do in Álora?

Caminito del Rey

Venture into the legendary Caminito del Rey in Álora, exploring a dizzying trail with breathtaking views of the canyons.

Caminito del Rey - Álora Country Houses.

Gaitanes Gorge

Admire the astonishing Gaitanes Gorge in Álora, a natural paradise with vertiginous landscapes and the Guadalhorce River.

Gaitanes Gorge - Álora Country Houses.

Ardales Caves

The Ardales Caves in Álora will transport you through time, as these caverns are home to ancient prehistoric cave paintings.

Ardales Caves.

Bobastro Ruins

Discover the history of the Caliphate of Córdoba by exploring the Bobastro Ruins in Álora, an ancient settlement with a cave church and watchtower.

Bobastro Ruins.

Álora Castle

Álora Castle offers breathtaking panoramic views and immerses you in the medieval history of the region.

Álora Castle.

Monte Hacho Jurassic Route

Paleontology enthusiasts can embark on a prehistoric adventure on the Monte Hacho Jurassic Route, where fossils and dinosaur footprints are found.

Monte Hacho Jurassic Route.

Álora, heritage and historic sites

Castillos El Chorro Villas Icono Castillo El Chorro Villas

Álora Castle

A fortress dating back to the Arab era with spectacular views of the town.

Iglesias El Chorro Villas Icono Iglesias El Chorro Villas

Churches and Chapels

Including the Church of La Veracruz, the Parish Church of Our Lady of the Incarnation, and the Chapel of Santa Brígida.

Conventos El Chorro Villas Icono Convento El Chorro Villas

Convents of Álora

Significant religious sites, with notable ones being Nuestra Señora de Flores and Ermita de las Tres Cruces.

Miradores El Chorro Villas Icono Miradores El Chorro Villas

Ali Ben Falcum al Baezi Viewpoint

Provides panoramic views of the valley.

Typical Streets of Álora.

Typical Streets of Álora

Explore the streets of Álora, experience the local charm and rich history: Barranco Street, Ancha Street, Carril Plaza Baja Street, Fuente Arriba Square, La Parra Street, Zapata Street, Atrás Street, Cervantes Avenue, among others...

Museums in Álora.

Museums in Álora

Rafael Lería Museum and Bachiller Museum and Cistern. Ideal for those interested in local history and culture.

Festivals and Cultural Events in Álora.

Álora Festivals and Events

Participate in traditional events such as Holy Week, May Crosses, Festival of Cante Grande, Verdiales Festival - Hermitage of the Three Crosses, Álora Fair, Pilgrimage of the Virgin of Flores, Day of Las Sopas Perotas, and Al-Loárabe Nights..

Álora Cuisine.

Álora Cuisine

Taste typical dishes like Sopas Perotas, El Bolo, and Gaspacho Pimentón. Enjoy local sweets such as Roscos de Puerta de Horno and Hazelnut Ice Cream.

A Private Retreat Nestled in Málaga, Andalusia

Unique Features

Unparalleled Privacy

Each villa comes with its own private pool, allowing you to enjoy moments of serenity with panoramic views of the surrounding mountains and hills.

Stunning Gardens

Stroll through our meticulously maintained gardens, a sensory delight with lush vegetation and beautiful native flowers.

Modern Comfort

Immerse yourself in authentic Andalusian life, with typical architecture that blends tradition with modern amenities, ensuring a relaxing and comfortable stay.

Essential Services

Nestled in a natural setting, you'll have nearby access (within a 15-minute drive) to restaurants, medical facilities, supermarkets, and other essential services.

Explore Álora

Distance from Málaga
1h 10min

Altitude above sea level
222 meters

169,58 km²

13 382 residents

Perote, -a
Aloreño, -a

Postal Codes
29500, 29510

Álora Town Hall
Plaza Fuente de Arriba, 15, Álora, 29500
(+34) 951 06 21 36

How to get to Álora

FAQs about Álora

Q. Where is Álora located?

A. Álora is located in the province of Málaga, in the autonomous community of Andalusia, in the south of Spain.

Q. What are the inhabitants of Álora called?

A. The inhabitants of Álora are known as aloreños or perotes.

Q. When is the Álora Fair?

A. The Álora Fair typically takes place from August 2nd to August 6th.

Q. What is cultivated in Álora, Málaga?

A. Álora, located in the province of Málaga, is known for its production of olives, almonds, and grapes. Additionally, it is famous for the production of high-quality local wines.

Q. What is the history behind the Caminito del Rey?

A. The Caminito del Rey, an iconic attraction in Álora, was built in the early 20th century to provide access to the hydroelectric power plant in the Gaitanes Gorge. Its name comes from the visit of King Alfonso XIII in 1921.

Q. Are there legends about Álora Castle?

A. Yes, Álora Castle has several associated legends. One of them tells that beneath its foundations lies a hidden treasure from the Moorish era that has never been found.