On the southern slopes of the Sierra Nevada massif, facing the Mediterranean Sea and sheltered by the Natural Park is the region of La Alpujarra, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.
CORTIJO SOLERA sits on a private, secluded, south-facing escarpment above the whitewashed 13th Century Alpujarran village of Soportujar.
If you are looking for a secluded place with the most amazing views, whisper quiet surroundings, and stars for as far as the eye can see, then this is your place. Situated off the tourist route, Cortijo Solera offers comfy beds, amazing food and a place to relax and unwind away from the hustle and bustle of Spain - Peter, UK
The views and tranquility offered by the surroundings are spectacular. At night you can see the sky full of stars - Alvaro, Spain
You hear only the birds and the wind in the trees. The views are incredible - Elise, France
An amazing setting with pool overlooking a breathtaking panorama. We are in the calm - Sonia, France
Very relaxing! The view and surrounding beyond beautiful. Perfect to escape the every day stress - Assia, Spain
The views are amazing and the place is full of peace - Raquel, Spain
An incredible place. The panoramic view from the pool and the dining room is overwhelming. Highly recommended! - Hector, Spain
Take a stroll amongst the beauty of the Sierra Nevada National Park and nearby forests, or simply put your feet up beside the pool and take in the awe-inspiring views. This is your place to relax and unwind.
Between the unique location and the hospitality, this place is a must stay. I’ve stayed at lots of places around the world and this has been one of my favourites. A very home-felt environment which is an absolute joy to be in. The views will leave you dumbfounded. And although quiet and secluded, there are a couple villages within walking distance for exploration. I wish so badly that I had had more time there. Thank you for an exceptional stay! I hope to stay again - Bizzie, UK
The views, spectacular, at night the stars are almost at your fingertips - Salvador, Spain
The place is incredible. A tremendous peace is respected and the views cannot be better. We will remember this place forever.
An incredible experience! - Pedro, Spain
What an amazing place!! Astonishing views over the little town situated in the mountains - Erle and Jeremy, UK
There are many great WALKS around the area. Being on the very edge of the Sierra Nevada National Park the house is ideally situated for trekking through forests, along tracks and over mountains. There’s a 300km route around the Sierra Nevada, known as “Sulayr”and of course the pan-European walking route GR-7 which passes close the house.
The LOCAL VILLAGE of Soportujar, a short walk down the path to the side of the house, has a few bar/restaurants and is well known throughout Europe for its connection to occult. In the middle of August they hold the very popular week-long FERIA DEL EMBRUJO - a witch festival. You’ll enjoy strolling around the village and visiting the witches cave, haunted bridge, and even their own threshing circle, The Era of the Covens (Era de los Aquelarres), said to be where Alpujarran witches once gathered to practice their craft.
The nearby whitewashed ALPUJARRAN VILLAGES of Pampaneira, Bubion and Capileira are particular favourites for tourists. There you can buy great rugs, local crafts, clothes and produce. If you like chocolate, check out the little factory in Pampaneira. Further along the road is Spain’s highest village, Trevelez - well known for cured hams. All Alpujarran villages have an abundance of shops selling artisan products as well as great restaurants and bars. Nearby town Orgiva has a bustling MARKET on Thursday mornings featuring local produce, vegetables, meat and fruit.
The nearby CABALLO PARK in Soportujar offer our guests door-to-door pickups for HORSE RIDING treks into the local
mountains. They will drive you from our front gate to their stables down the lane where you will be provided with all
equipment and horses for a guided ride into the Sierra Nevada and then return you back to the house.
About a 10 min drive away is one of Europe’s largest BUDDHIST retreat centres, O Sel Ling. They allow visitors to their tranquil prayer wheels, stupas, statues and gardens. Well worth a visit.
The COASTAL RESORTS of Salobrena and Almunecar are about an hour away and are recommended for beaches, restaurants and nightlife.
The Sierra Nevada SKI RESORTS are on the north of the mountains in the Granada direction. And don’t miss the incredible Alhambra Palace in GRANADA. One of the highlights of any trip to the region.
We had an amazing and romantic time here - Richard, France
A highly recommended place to relax with your partner - Sara, Spain
The sunset and sunrise are so very impressive - Svetlana, Russia
A remote and quiet location, perfect to disconnect - Manuel, Spain
The view is stunning. Beautiful premises. Thank you! - Jessica, UK
A beautiful location with fantastic views over the valley - Ed, Netherlands
The views and the disconnection are highly recommended. A quiet and cosy place surrounded by nature - Monica, Spain
The setting is magical with the view and the pool - Sophie, France
The location, the silence, and especially the views are amazing - Juan Antonio, Spain
Amazing location and views. Very peaceful. The perfect place to unwind - Sandra, Gibraltar
Exceptional view, rest guaranteed. Splendid view - Maryline, France
Pure nature. Lovely and peaceful. Highly recommended - Duarte, Portugal
The perfect place to disconnect in the mountains and with incredible views - Alejandro, Spain
The place is very quiet, you can not hear anything other than mother nature - Marta,Spain
Perfect to disconnect, unwind and enjoy nature. It has spectacular views and there is no noise - Noella, Spain
Very peaceful place to recharge in the heart of the Alpujarras with great walking & quaint villages. An amazing location, high in the hills with spectacular views - Nicola, UK
A fantastic, tranquil place. A great choice as a base for trips in the Sierra Nevada - Jan, Czech Rep.
A perfect place to disconnect with beautiful views. 100% recommended - Alex, Spain
Beautiful to wake up to the view of Sierra Nevada. This was our most memorable stay in the Alpujarras - Igor, Italy
Our three double ensuite rooms are individually available on a B&B basis: