Find your ideal holiday apartment or villa rental in Competa, Spain
The attractive hillside village of Competa lies 20km inland in the Axarquia region of Spain and is an idyllic location for a villa holiday in Spain. Nestled high in the Sierra Almijara mountain range with spectacular views of the countryside all the way to the Mediterranean, it’s beautiful whitewashed buildings make a striking contrast to its backdrop of grape vines, olive groves and almond trees. With its steep, narrow winding streets offering shade from the sun, a walk around the town will eventually lead to the main square the Plaza Almijara with the impressive 16th century domed church of La Asuncion. Here you will find a choice of Cafes, tapas bars and restaurants serving a wide choice of delicious food and an array of charming shops selling local ceramics, wine, honey and artwork. While on your self-catering holiday in Competa you will have an excellent choice of fresh local produce available from its local market selling meat, fish fruit and vegetables.
Things to do on holiday in Competa, Spain
Famous for its Muscatel wine, Competa holds a wine festival in August known as la Noche del Vino, night of the wine, which starts in the morning at the Village square. The most popular part of the festival for people staying in a holiday villa in Competa, is at midday when the locals spend the afternoon treading the grape harvest. The party atmosphere carries on late into the night with live music and delicious food to accompany the wine.
If you are a beach lover you have a choice of some of the best beaches in the Costa del Sol within 20km of a villa rental in Competa, with their soft golden sand and clear blue water most of the larger beaches offer a choice of water sports such as sailing, windsurfing, jet ski hire or simply swimming and snorkelling in the warm waters of the Mediterranean the whole family will have fun in the sun.
Weather in Competa, Spain
Benefiting from an almost perfect climate a villa holiday in Competa is possible at any time of the year, the short winters can average around 15°c making it a good time for a walking holiday in Spain. While the summer averages 28°c and can peak as high as 35°c making a holiday villas pool a good way of cooling off.
Flights to Competa, Spain
Malaga Airport is a little over an hour from a holiday rental in Competa and receives many flights from the UK by a number of airlines making finding a cheap flight to Competa no problem. As car hire in Competa is recommended to make exploring the area easier you can pick it up here and be at your holiday rental in Competa in no time.