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Casa Almelara - terrace
Casa Almelara - overlooking the Sierra Nevada National Park
Casa Almelara - watch the sun go down from the casa
Casa Almelara - the covered all year round heated swimming pool with swim against the current machine
Casa Almelara - bedroom
Casa Almelara - Moorish inspired bedroom
Casa Almelara - access to steam room
Casa Almelara - traditional shower
Casa Almelara - courtyard to shelter from the midday sun
Casa Almelara - inside dining for all guests
Casa Almelara - spacious lounge with sociable seating
Casa Almelara - kitchen with range cooker and feature wall
Casa Almelara - lounge and fireplace
Casa Almelara - quirky green bathroom
Casa Almelara - La Taha views from the balcony
Casa Almelara - occasional comfortable chair perfect with a good book
Casa Almelara - feature bedstead
Casa Almelara - traditional features combined with colourful decor
Casa Almelara - a gorgeous window seat lovely for a catch up over a coffee
Casa Almelara - beautiful 4 poster with mosquito nets
Casa Almelara - comfy lounge
Casa Almelara- beautiful blossom and views over Atalbeitar, La Taha village
Casa Almelara - located at the front of Atalbeitar with uninterrupted views of the valley
Casa Almelara - pink twin bedroom overlooking small terrace
Casa Almelara - freestanding bath
Casa Almelara - idyllic outside dining for 12 guests
Casa Almelara - bedroom
Casa Almelara - changing rooms and shower
Casa Almelara - access to large dining room
Casa Almelara - inside dining space
Casa Almelara - above the clouds
Casa Almelara - blossom around the house
Casa Almelara - bougainvillea on the patio
Casa Almelara - sunset
Casa Almelara - view at sunset
Casa Almelara - overlooking the Sierra Nevada National Park
Casa Almelara - watch the sun go down from the casa
Casa Almelara - the covered all year round heated swimming pool with swim against the current machine
Casa Almelara - bedroom

Casa Almelara, Granada, Andalusia, Spain

Sleeps 4 - 18 9 Bedrooms 18 Dining

Large holiday house in Sierra Nevada with spectacular views, sleeping 18 with a heated pool and steam room for retreats, families, friends and business groups

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends. Casa Almelara, Granada, Andalusia, Spain, sleeps 4 - 18 in 9 bedrooms.

Casa Almelara is a historic rural house in the beautiful Granada province, dating from the time of the Moors and recently restored with love and your comfort in mind.

With a heated pool, Hammam, fantastic views and 9 bedrooms it is a great hideaway for families and friends to get together and particularly suited for Art Retreats with its spectacular views and stunning location.

Our area offers a whole range of outdoors activities too, popular amongst lovers of nature, artists and walkers as we are minutes from the Sierra Nevada National Park.

Enjoy the cultural experience of our village, car-free timeless Atalbeitar, one of the 7 white, moorish villages in our valley. (see Fiestas in our website).

Casa Almelara has been restored using traditional materials in original ways and chestnut beams, bedrock corners and unique touches give it a rustic charm.

It has 2 Smart TVs with Netflix and WIFI so you can work anywhere, if needed!

The pool is heated excepting the hotter months and always covered. The purification system is saline, your skin and eyes will be kindly treated here. It has also a hydro-massage and swimming against the current system so that you can exercise. It's big dressing room has a large walk in shower, a beautiful steam room and tiled benches to cool down. 

The interior patio is shady and plant-filled for escaping the midday sun, and has a barbecue. The 3 large terraces have stunning views and garden furniture, the main one is child safe.

Horse riding places for novices and experienced riders offer marvellous routes into the National Park.

Or head out on foot for unforgettable walks (maps in house).

Activities including flamenco, yoga classes and specialised walks are available locally.

Explore the variety of restaurants and bars, where the tradition is to enjoy a free tapa with every drink, some offer live music too (please ask us).

Visit Granada for the Alhambra Palace and San Miguel Baths.

Salobrena for the nearest beach.

Pitres Camping or Mecina Hotel (2 km) for outdoor pools and garden restaurants.

Or wild swim in the river & mountain streams.

Note: The house adapts to different group sizes, please look in our website for downsizing options: Carmela & Aloe.


Dog Friendly

We love them, but due to caring about our guests potential allergies please let us know before you bring them.


No specific features.

Hot Tub

No hot tub. There is a beautiful Hammam (steam room) with Iranian tiles. And a shower area with benches where you can cool down, all next to the pool.


WiFi is available throughout.

Swimming Pool

Swimming pool semi indoors, heated expect in the hotter months. Sand and salt purifying system. Hydro massage and swimming against current.

Dining Room

There are two indoor dining rooms in the house and 2 outdoor dining areas with views. See photos.

Sitting Room

Lounge has comfy seating, a wood burner and a Smart TV. There are 3 indoor living rooms. See photos.


Equipped: Dishwasher, gas cooker, electric oven, microwave, fridge, freezer. Washing machine & drier. Cooking essentials, condiments, teas, coffee.

TV and Music Facilities

There are two Smart TVs in 2 living rooms with Netflix etc, and a DVD player.

Heating and Open Fires

There are wall radiators in every room and a wood burner in the lounge. Fire pit outside.

Games Room

Ping pong table.


9 bedrooms include 5 twins (these can be placed together, see photos), 3 doubles and 1 queen. Plus 1 double & 1 single sofa beds. Hair drier provided.


Bed linen and bathroom towels are provided.


6 full bathrooms. 1 WC and sink.

Children's Facilities

Toys. Car free village ideal for the kids to run around. The main terrace is baby and toddler safe with gates. High chair and 2 cots available.


3 large terraces and plenty of garden furniture. Swimming pool.


Cars are left at the entrance to this car-free village. You can unload 15 metres away from Casa Almelara.


No smoking please.

Booking Information

Sleeps 18 but can be hired out for 4-6 guests in the low season. Cost includes a £300 cleaning fee. Dogs allowed by prior arrangement.

You will be met at the house; please let us know your time of arrival so we can show you around and answer any questions. Self check in with lock box available for late arrivals. 

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Casa Almelara

Please contact the owner for availability dates

Weekly Price
From £3000
2 Night Weekend
From £1000
3 Night Weekend
From £1450
Midweek per night
From £1000

Late Deals

June 2024 Late Deals

Week from 7th, 14th or 28th - now £2000

July 2024 Late Deals

Week from 5th or 12th now £2000

September 2024 Late Deals

Week frmo 31st Aug or 7th Sept, now £2000


Located very close to the Sierra Nevada National Park and in the car-free magical village of Atalbéitar.

2 km from Pitres: where there is a charming Friday market. A daily supermarket ( well stocked), a butcher, fish monger, farmacy, bakery, restaurants , cafes, doctors…etc.

Salobrena beach is 57 km. 

Granada and the Alhambra is 78 km.

Malaga airport 150 km.

Pradollano Ski resort and station: 104 km. 

Please see timings in google maps.

  • Within easy reach of Granada in a village setting.
  • Pitres, Mecina, Mecinilla, Fondales, Ferreirola, Portugos and Busquitar are nearby villages with supermarkets.
  • List of recommended bars, restaurants, cafes and live local music venues provided at the villa or ask us about the 7 villages’ Fiestas.
  • Granada and Malaga.
  • Granada.
  • Public bus service (google “ALSA”) serving the village of Pitres. Local taxi service.

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