🥇 Best Rural Hotels in Andalusia: Holidays in Nature!


The Spanish region of Andalusia is an off the beaten path nature holiday paradise. Still quite unknown to international travellers, we want to make you discover the best rural hotels in Andalucia region.

Andalusia has plenty of rural hotels, farms, bed & breakfasts and traditional “cortijos” to enjoy the peace and essence of Spain’s countryside fields. Inland from its famous sunny beaches lies a meatier, more colourful Spain, olive trees, flamenco, good food and ancient traditions to discover.

At Oh My Good Guide, we have curated this list of the best rural hotels in Andalucia, including luxury hotels, boutique hotels, budget hotels and Andalucia hotel deals. Read the reviews and book a well-deserved rural getaway after COVID-19 lockdown!

Andalusia’s best rural hideaway hotels

From former olive estates to family-run B&Bs or sophisticated country house hotels. These hideaways are Andalucía’s best rural hotels for enjoying nature, hiking, horse riding or just relaxing by the pool under clear Spain’s sky.

Definitely, an ideal getaway to reconnect with nature after a long period of confinement at home due to the Coronavirus outbreak. Take note!

Cortijo la Haza

Charming property situated about an hour west of Granada, in the heart of hidden Andalucia. Also, you can find the property nestled amongst olive groves and it has views that will take your breath away.

You can explore the breathtaking surroundings on foot or even riding a horse. If you just want to relax, choose your lounger and read a good book by the pool. This hotel has everything to ensure you have an amazing rural holiday in Spain this summer after COVID-19 outbreak!

Hacienda de San Rafael

A former olive estate category, and has elegant Anglo-Spanish interiors, with all the modern convenience. If you’re looking for the last word in rustic chic you’ll find it behind this brilliant white facade with romantic gardens three amazing pools! Besides, you will have a wide variety of outdoor dining options in this romantic rural hotel.

La Fuente de la Higuera

Peaceful converted olive mill, and one of Andalusia’s best rural hotels to be busy doing nothing in. In fact, there are gardens around a lovely pool, a restaurant on the terrace, a library and spectacular views.

Cortijo Las Piletas

There’s nothing like looking out over a field of sunflowers, and that’s one of Cortijo Las Piletas offerings. In fact, they also cater for lunchtime picnics!

The location of this countryside hotel is just perfect. Next to the ancient city of Ronda, close to the fantastic hiking routes of Grazalema Natural Park and only 50kms from the beaches of the Costa del Sol. Comfortable, charming and with lots of free space to enjoy outdoors, this is also a good option for families.

La Posada de San Marcos

One of Andalucía’s best small rural hotels, cleverly designed to take advantage of the beauty of the Sierra de Aracena. Besides, it’s a very sustainable construction as this lodge has cork and lamb’s wool insulation and the water comes from a well or directly from the sky

Andalusia’s best rural hotels in remote locations

Andalusia is scattered with pretty villages and enchanting hilltop towns. This means that some of Andalusia’s best rural hotels aren’t far from a pretty centre. But, if you want to be away from everything, follow these recommendations for an amazing Andalusian rural holiday lost in the middle of nature!

La Donaira

Rusticity reigns at this homely finca hotel, with just nine individually designed rooms, situated on the site of a biodynamic farm in the mountains of Andalucía. The spa is a delight, with panoramic views from the freshwater pool.

Casa La Siesta

With its secluded setting and exquisite cortijo (farmhouse) ambiance, Casa La Siesta is amongst the crème-de-la-crème of boutique getaways. The luxurious, Andalucian country house features sumptuous rooms, superb home-cooking and a gorgeous garden. Romantics can watch the sunset from the lavender-filled courtyard.

Cortijo Los Malenos

If you want to be near the beach but, at the same time, to be away from everything the Cortijo Los Malenos is the one to book. Only 4kms from the Med, and within the Cabo de Gata-Nijar Natural Park, this Cortijo has a welcoming, homely feel. A perfect spot to charge your batteries this summer after Coronavirus.

Best rural hotels in Andalusia’s wonderful White Villages

For creature comforts, like a handful of local cafes, a farmer’s market, a beautiful church and a choice of restaurants. In fact, andalucía’a best rural hotels are in, or around, the tiny whitewashed hilltop villages. So, let’s enjoy Spain’s rural holidays!

Canaan Boutique Hotel

This great rural hotel is located in Ronda, one of the most famous “Pueblos Blancos” in Malaga Province. It’s an amazing combination of art, nature and tradition. Definitely worth a try if you are looking for an original holiday in the countryside after COVID-19!

Los Castaños

Right in the heart of the white village region, and within hiking distance of seven villages. Airy interiors, an extensive library, breathtaking views from the terraces and plenty of charm. This is one of Andalucía’s best rural hotels priced below 100 euros per night, a perfect option if you are on a budget and want to have an affordable rural holiday in Spain this summer after COVID-19.

Casa Viña de Alcantara

A charming 19th Century hunting lodge, located in Jerez de la Frontera, another great base point for exploring the Andalusian white villages. Set amid its own vineyards, this stylish boutique property is one of Andalucía’s best rural hotels for sherry aficionados or for those who’d like to learn more about sherry wine.

Best Luxury Rural Hotels in Andalusia for Foodies

Spain, and especially Andalucia, are very well-known for their olive oil, wine and ham. But not only! The truth is that Andalusia is a real paradise for foodies, Andalusia’s cuisine is wonderfully varied but always packed with flavour.

Many of Andalusia’s best rural hotels offer unique opportunities to experience some of the region’s delicacies. So, let’s have a look at the best Rural Hotels in Andalusia for food lovers. And remember, if you happen to visit Malaga or Granada, don’t forget to check our foodie experiences!

Finca Cortesin Hotel Golf & Spa

One of Andalucía’s (and Spain’s) most fabulous and sought-after hotels, Finca Cortesín is a serene retreat, filled with palm-studded patios and perfumed Mediterranean gardens. Suites are elegantly opulent; there’s a wonderful spa, plus four pools, and a Michelin star twinkles amid its outstanding dining options. Definitely, one of the best rural hotels in Andalusia, located in the province of Malaga!

Barcelo La Bobadilla

A fairytale-looking five-star estate. So, built more like a small village surrounded by a thousand acres of private land. As well as the palatial rooms packed with Moorish art. There are, also, wonderfully secluded courtyards to discover, and very fine dining.

In my opinion, the best luxury rural hotel on this list to give yourself a treat after these hard Coronavirus lockdowns we have gone through.

This is our best rural hotel in Andalusia selection for a perfect getaway or summer holiday in the beautiful Spanish countryside. What do you think? Share your experiences with us and leave a comment below if you have some other good rural hotel recommendations.

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