the Sierra Nevada and la Alpujarra
- local Information and useful links
For more information about getting to Bootlace or any other questions, please email Fiona using the form at the bottom of this page
Local and National Bus Services:
The main bus company is ALSA. They sell long-distance bus tickets online and their website is available in English as well as Spanish and a few other European languages.
Another (smaller) bus company is DíaBus, with services between Madrid and the South coast.
Trains to Southern Spain:
The national long-distance trains are run by Renfe, who also sell tickets online.
For lots of useful advice on schedules, booking and prices from a Man with a Mission: Seat 61
Local vegetarian food - L'Atelier restaurant “L'Atelier” in Mecina
Highly recommended for both omnivores and vegetarians - “Flor del Limonero” restaurant just outside Orgiva
Established horse trekking and horse riding holidays in the Alpujarras
Yoga Retreats in the Alpujarra
Authentic yoga and meditation classes in a nurturing environment for beginners as well as experienced practitioners: Kali Yoga
Flamenco in the Alpujarra
Mountain biking in the Alpujarra
Other local links