Enjoy the peace and quietness

The new villa in Moorish style. Located in the heart of Andalusia in the Sierra Nevada and the mountain Tejada on the edge of a white Moorish village , Pueblo Blanco , Sayalonga towards a kaleidoscopic view of the Mediterranean Sea . There is virtually no traffic except for a single farmer working on the land . On the south side , the valley side of Villa El Ancla is a large private swimming pool and a large terrace with outdoor kitchen and BBQ . Inside is a fireplace .


Enjoy the peace and quietness

Are you looking for peace , do you want to have it  nice and you want to relax and enjoy the unspoiled nature in Andalucia?

Then this is the villa , the place to have to recharge the batteries . This villa can accommodate 6 to 8 people ,offers fantastic views of the Mediterranean Sea and on clear days you can see the Atlas Mountains of Morocco . You'll find lots of privacy and there is no traffic , ideal for rest.  

Delicious in late summer in Spain

On the Costa del Sol in September and October go away .

For a look at the weather , please visit :

Weather : in German , English and Spanish 


Nerja , Malaga and Granada

Enjoy the autumn sun ( terraces ) , the many beaches , golf courses , tennis courts or take interesting trips in the immediate area, for example to Nerja , Competa , Torre del Mar, Velez Malaga , Malaga , Marbella , Puerto Banuz or one of Sierra and the many parks that are breathtakingly beautiful . 



There are many restaurants in the immediate area in Nerja and Torre del Mar, Irish, Mexican, Indian, Italian, Dutch, Chinese , Belgian , etc , etc , and of course Spanish. Try the delicious seafood restaurants on the coast , eg in Torre del Mar and Nerja !


Adapt to the traditional Spanish lifestyle

The traditional Spanish lifestyle is different than ours . Spaniards start early in the morning , from about 14.00 hours to nap and dine them extensively , and from about 17.00 or 18.00 hours they go back to work until about 20.00 hours . Then they stroll in the squares , in parks and on the Paseo 's . Every town or city has its own promenades where people stroll . In the bars drinking and eating those delicious drinks snacks ( tapas ) . From 21.00 or 22.00 hours , they use a light meal .

This means among other things , that local shops and banks close at 14.00 hours and the restaurants open .

In the evening it is cooler and great to be out long . Customize your daily schedule to , you will see that you really like ! You can  simply dine in one of the many restaurants ( which are often run by foreigners ) . Real Spanish restaurants open kitchen do not 20.00.


Easy fly to Malaga Airport

Villa El Ancla is less than 40 km from the airport. There are many airliners that you especially in late summer for a low fare like to carry.

Beaches , Golf Courses , Harbour

Along the coast are beautiful beaches , try them all , Lagos and Playa de Burriana and Torre del Mar are very suitable for (small ) children , with beautiful wide sandy stretch and play ( foot ) shower , gently sloping into the sea and no rocks .

Caleta de Velez is a port with an auction evening around six hours on the week days . Along the coast to Nerja you find pretty small and intimate beaches. In Nerja Balcon of Europe under the ground you have nice beaches , Playa Playa El Salón and Calahonda . 


Sayalonga , the white village with a rich history

The villa is located in El Ancla pueblo blanco Sayalonga : a village with a rich historical past. A visit to the Moorish museum is worthwhile.

Almijara : In the book Rutas alrededor de Competa you find 25 routes to make endless walks toadmier  the geology , agriculture , flora and fauna. 


Granada, About 125 km , this is very worthwhile . The Moorish palaces ( Alhambra ) and possibly a little further the Sierra Nevada , where in summer you can almost ride on top( 3000 meters ) and you see sometimes the snow , so even if below 40 degrees or hotter !


Walking in nature

From the villa you can walk approximately 2.5 hours , which you almost always as can  Villa El Ancla hold s Landmark !

In the rugged mountains of the Sierras Tejeda y Almijara at 5 km marked trails you can walk fine . Around Rutas alrededor de Competa , 25 routes to make hiking and to admire geology , agriculture , flora and fauna .


Velez Malaga

The capital of the Axarquia is 14 km , with the La Forteleza , an Arabian castle and near the coastal town of Torre del Mar with the real Spanish Paseo Maritimo in the sea .


Skiing in the Sierra Nevada

Near Granada is a beautiful ski resort , where  from December to early April  you ca ski with a total of 86 slopes totaling 87 km  .

First look at For more information about the weather and skiing .



There are hundreds of restaurants in the area . Eating out is generally cheap. Near Villa El Ancla you will  find Bodega Vino y Arte . In Nerja you have a very good Italian restaurant Bella Roma. In Torre del Mar is a good brasserie with a Belgian owner. 


Wine tasting

In Competa you have a wine museum Museo del Vino , where you can taste wine and Tapas. In Sayalonga you find Bodega Bentomiz with the Dutch owners Clara and Andre Verhey . There you can arrange for their top wines. 



Holiday in the late summer and early autumn

The light is beautiful in Sayalonga on the Costa del Sol . In September and October will be the typical light golden glow of autumn. The first olives are already picked. Andalusia is beautiful in this period and it is an ideal time for walking . The sea temperature is still nice and mild temperatures invite you to discover the many beautiful places and views from the villa and from Sirra Nevadeade Tejada.