Nestled in Sierra Almijara, Andalucia, Cómpeta is beautiful village situated some 700 metres above sea level. The towns of Velez-Malaga and Torrox are close by and offer an easy access to reach the village. Cómpeta holiday rentals allow visitors to experience awe-inspiring views of the mountain, Mediterranean Sea and the lush green landscapes. However, Cómpeta is most popular for its dry and sweet wines, which are reasonably priced and easily available. Many visitors throng to Cómpeta in August when Noche del Vino, or Night of the Wine, festival is hosted on 15th August every year. This popular fiesta allows visitors to enjoy the energetic Flamenco and also get a taste of authentic Andalucian dance and music known as the Sevillana. In addition, the fiesta is famous for free-flowing wine, where locals and visitors can enjoy the locally produced wines.
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Visitors have the option of visiting the wine museum of Cómpeta or a local vineyard to taste the Muscatel wines that the region is famous for. The fruit orchards growing olives, avocadoes, mangoes and kiwi, and vineyards stretch all the way from Cómpeta to the coast of the Mediterranean. Living in Cómpeta villas, people can enjoy the network of narrow, cobbled streets, some of which were built during the Moorish times, lined with beautiful pueblo-styled homes replete with white walls and tiles, grilles, and balconies. Staying in Cómpeta holiday rentals close to the village centre allows easy access to the main square, the Plaza Almijara. The square is home to a huge and beautiful 16th century church, and numerous restaurants and bars.
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A visit to Sierra Almijara is a must when staying in Cómpeta holiday rentals. The mountain is 2,068 metres high and the forested area on the mountain is a natural wildlife park. Taking a walk in the lush green forest is not only relaxing, it also allows visitors to see mountain goats and eagles up close. For those yearning for sand and water, Axarquia is located close by. A day trip to neighbouring Axarquia, with its beaches, shopping at craft shops or spending an evening in the numerous tapas bars or restaurants, can offer a different perspective on Andalucia. Just 4 kilometres from Cómpeta is the beautiful village of Canilas de Albaida, which is well worth exploring. Cómpeta, with its sub-tropical climate, offers a respite from the chaotic city life. It is truly an idyllic holiday destination that has a lot more to offer than words can express. The beautiful Cómpeta holiday rentals offer all the comforts of home. For more ideas for unforgettable villa holidays, take a look at Liguria Villas.