Alhaurin de la Torre Villas to Rent
The large town of Alhaurin de la Torre is found conveniently close to Malaga in the region of Andalusia. Set amongst the vast plantations of citrus and avocado, this picturesque town is a lovely base to explore the province of Malaga and the Costa del Sol.
Alhaurin de la Torre has managed to retain some of its Moorish heritage and boasts a variety of traditional houses with a whitewashed terrace facade. These houses are scattered in beautiful mazes that can be explored in the evening.
Panoramic Villas are proud to offer a wide range of Luxury villas in Alhaurin de la Torre that can suit any group size and budget. Alhaurin de la Torre is close enough to the coast to still allow a day out at the beach, whilst being far enough away to let you escape the hustle and bustle of the coastline.
Alhaurin de la Torre Holiday Villas
4 Reviews Listed Jul 2016Registration CR/MA/00778
An impressive 7 bedroom villa within walking distance of Alhaurin de la Torre. Close to shops, bars and restaurants. The villa has a private pool with safety fence, games court for tennis volley ball basket ball football table tennis and pool table. Air Con and WiFiPrices from £1,500.00 pwView More
Information on Alhaurin de la Torre
Introduction to Alhaurin de la Torre
If you are looking to avoid the hustle and bustle of the coastline during your Spanish holiday then the town of Alhaurin de la Torre is a great choice. Alhaurin de la Torre is part of the province of Malaga, which is in the region of Andalusia. It’s conveniently close to the province capital of Malaga and has easy access to the coastline and beaches of Fuengirola or Benalmadena.
Before its rapid urbanisation, Alhaurin de la Torre was historically an agrarian village. There are still many citrus, avocado and olive plantations covering the landscape around the Town.
Over the last few years, Alhaurin de la Torre has seen tremendous growth due to investment in infrastructure, such as major highways. This booming infrastructure has caused the town’s economy to flourish rapidly.
Alhaurin de la Torre is the perfect location if you want a more tranquil holiday destination with a wide range of amenities such as bars and restaurants. Discover a variety of activities in Alhaurin de la Torre, such as stunning landscapes, brilliant golf courses and the fantastic Gardens of El Retiro.
History of Alhaurin de la Torre
Alhaurin de la Torre was first settled by the Phoenicians around 1000 BC and has had an influx of visitors and settlers ever since. The site was significant during Roman times and was possibly close to the site of the Battle of Munda, the final battle of Julius Caeser’s civil war.
Alhaurin de la Torre was occupied by the Moors after the Islamic conquest of Iberia and continued to grow and prosper under their rule. You can still find evidence of Moorish rule in Alhaurin de la Torre by looking at the traditional whitewashed terrace houses. The population of the town grew rapidly after the Reconquista and the influx of Christian settlers.
Similar to many other towns in the south of Spain, Alhaurin de la Torre saw a rapid urbanisation in the 1960’s thanks to the booming tourism industry. Alhaurin de la Torre continues to grow and develop thanks to it’s proximity to Malaga and easy access to the coast.
Things to do in Alhaurin de la Torre
Alhaurin de la Torre has a wide range of things to do and see, making it a perfect holiday destination for a group with a variety of tastes.
Here are our top 5 recommended activities or locations to visit during your stay in Alhaurin de la Torre:
Gardens of El Retiro - Alhaurin de la Torre’s biggest attraction to visitors. These 17th-century gardens were originally a retirement home. They now display an impressive variety of planet and wildlife. Each section of the gardens attempts to recreate the natural habitat of the creatures that are housed there, from tropical swamps to a desert.
Lauro Golf - The Costa del Sol has an abundance of golf courses. The nearest golf course to Alhaurin de la Torre is the Lauro Golf Course. This 27 hole golf course is well known for its breathtaking panoramic views. Lauro gold course is child-friendly and provides a range of activities besides golf, such as horse riding and mountain biking.
El Montañes Restaurant - This charming family-run restaurant provides visitors with a unique dining experience. Sit in a sheltered terrace and gaze out at the stunning mountain views whilst you enjoy some delicious home cooked dishes. A must try is their “menu del dia”.
Flamenco shows at Jose Luis El Segoviano - known as the best flamenco shows in Alhaurin de la Torre. For a unique Andalusian evening, head to Alhaurin de la Torre’s local night clubs.
El Porton Estate - the cultural and social centre of Alhaurin de la Torre. El Porton Estate has become a popular venue for art exhibitions, dance perfomances and concerts.
Alhaurin de la Torre Weather
Alhaurin de la Torre enjoys a subtropical Mediterranean climate that is typical of the Costa del Sol. Whilst not as warm as some coastal locations, Alhaurin de la Torre reaches 30 degrees Celsius during the summer months.
During the winter months, the temperature is more mild, around 7 degrees Celsius. There is also rainfall during the months of October and April.
Alhaurin de la Torre Travel Information
Alhaurin de la Torre is conveniently located very close to Malaga airport, making it easy to reach your holiday villa. Alhaurin de la Torre is a short 20-minute drive from Malaga airport. There is a wide range of hire cars available in Malaga and the Costa del Sol, but we recommend an airport transfer for the most cost-effective way to arrive at your holiday villa.
There is a range of local bus services that connect with Alhaurin de la Torre, such as those from Malaga, Cartama and Torremolinos.
Accommodation in Alhaurin de la Torre
Here at Panoramic Villas, we are proud to offer a wide range of exceptional holiday homes, apartments and holiday villas in Alhaurin de la Torre to rent that can accommodate groups of all sizes.
We have a range of holiday homes and luxury villa rentals that have amazing views of the surrounding landscape and plantations and are conveniently located and easy to reach.
Our stunning holiday rentals also include a wide range of amenities and luxuries for you to enjoy as you relax on your holiday, including:
Outdoor swimming pool
Private dining area with BBQ
High-speed free WIFI
High-quality entertainment system
Whether you're seeking a base to explore the province of Malaga and the Costa del Sol, a villa holiday away from the stress and crowds of the coast, or a picturesque location with captivating landscapes covered in plantations with some history and culture to explore, our wide range of Alhaurin de la Torre villas available will have something for every holiday goer.
We also provide a number of other luxury villa rentals in popular villa holiday destinations on the Costa del Sol, including:
Please feel free to browse our luxury villas and for any additional information or questions, you may have about our holiday rentals, contact us for more information.