AREA/LOCATION


La Colina is situated in the countryside overlooking panoramic views towards Morocco, Alcornocales National Park and orange groves. It is about 10 km from Gaucin - a traditional white washed 'pueblo' with charming village atmosphere, traditional shops and numerous restaurants and ventas.
To view the location of La Colina, click the link below.
San Pablo de Buciete is 5 km with railway station on scenic line from Algeceiras to Ronda - via the white villages and the Alcornocales National Park.

Ronda is 30 minutes away and is a famous for Roman remains, Bullfighting and Gorge.

AIRPORTS
Gibraltar - 40 minutes - Easyjet, British Airways and Monarch
Jerez de la Fronterra - 1 hour 30 minutes - Ryan Air
Malaga - 2 hours 30 minutes - most airlines

ACTIVITIES & PLACES TO VISIT

Yoga and massages conducted at the property can be organised.

Horseback riding is available 5 minutes from La Colina.

Walking with or without guides, bird watching on the way - walk to the Genal river - take a picnic - be at one with nature in this beautiful area.

GAUCIN - Visit the farmers market 1st Saturday of the month in Gaucin with the local artisan's wares. Art Gaucin takes place in May to June. The fiesta in Gaucin in August runs for 4 days and nights. Wine tasting at Envists wine estate near Gaucin. There are tennis courts in Gaucin and painting lessons are available in Gaucin and can be organised.

JIMENA DE LA FRONTERA - Stick and ball or learn Polo from scratch available near Jimena de la Frontera - private and group tuition. Photography courses are also available in Jimena and can be organised.

RONDA - with its famous gorge and the oldest bullring in Spain is only 30 minutes away. Bull fighting 'The Goyesca' (in traditional costume) is in September.

UBRIQUE - a great place for leather purchases, is about an hour's drive.

SOTOGRANDE - with its marina, deep sea fishing, polo fields and night life and world famous golf courses is a 40 minute drive away. Polo matches - the high goal season peaks with the Gold Cup mid August, great atmosphere, held in the evenings and late afternoons fun for all ages.

TARIFA - world famous for the wild beaches and waves is only 90 minutes away. The kite surfing and surfing is brilliant. Very nice clean Atlantic beaches north of Tarifa. Visit the Roman Ruins at nearby Bologna.

TANGIER MOROCCO - from Tarifa, Tangier is a 35 minute ferry ride.

PUERTO BANUS - with its designer shops, restaurants and beach clubs is somewhere to go and watch and participate! It is about an hour's drive away.

JEREZ - the home of Sherry and the Spanish riding school is 2 hours away.

The cities of SEVILLE, GRANADA and CADIZ are all approximately a 3 hour drive and are well worth seeing as is CORDOBA which is about a 5 hour drive.

ADDITIONAL ACTIVITIES:
Swimming in the Genal
Walking in the cork forests

Traditional Saints Days throughout the year

Several golf courses within 40 minutes, including Valderama, Sotogrande, San Roque, La Duquesa, Alcaidesa, Almenara and Estepona.