Bootlace Walking Holidays
estd. 1995

❖ Spectacular mountain walks in Spain and Morocco ❖
Bootlace walking holidays
Walking from Casa de Luz

Walks in the countryside around Pitres in the Sierra Nevada National Park. Tailor-made walking holidays, available for exclusive booking (4 or more guests) or for b&b and guided walks (minimum 2 guests). Moderate walking

(please contact us for available dates)
Autumn%20walking.jpg

The atmospheric Casa de Luz, in the small market town of Pitres is ideally located for a long weekend break or a full week's itinerary of moderately-paced walks. Also available is a visit to local herbal expert and author Julio Donat and a seaside picnic or meal on the beach with a walk through the coastal nature reserve at Cantarijan near the historic town of Almuñecar.

Example of a week's itinerary - Saturday - arrive, settle in, supper with welcome drink. Sunday - the first day's walk is a gentler, introductory day walk to allow the group to get used to the terrain, usually an orientation walk in the La Taha area around Ferreirola. On Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday there there are walks of varied length ranging as far as Trevelez and the Poqueira valleys, including Tajo Cortes waterfalls above Pitres, the Tibetan Retreat Centre at Oselling, the Roman bridge below Mecina Fondales, plus visits to Pampaneira with free tasting of local cheese and wines in the Bodega/delicatessen and also a visit with herbalist Julio Donat. On Wednesday there is an opportunity for a short walk within the seaside nature reserve at Cantarrijan, with a meal at a chiringuito (beach restaurant - cost of meal not included in price). Saturday - departure.

photos/casa-de-luz-pool-300x149.png

Casa de Luz is a large Moorish-style guest house of great character on the edge of Pitres. Lovingly restored with some alterations and modernisations it preserves the atmosphere of a typical Alpujarra home combined with modern comfort and convenience.

Pitres is a perfect base for exploring the Alpujarra Alta Granadino - just around the corner from the Poqueira gorge on the west, with its three striking villages perched on the side of the river ravine, and the Trevelez valley on the east.

photos/bubionchurch-300x225.jpg

Comments:

We just wanted to thank you both so much for an amazing few days. Everything was so carefully planned and expertly done, and you were both so patient and kind throughout it all. We loved every minute, and will hope to be back soon. — C.F & T.F. - tailor-made high mountain walking July 2014

Contact form

You can use the form below to send us a message.
(Please take care to type your email address correctly!)
Your name:
your email address:

Type in the number shown:captcha