Los Guajares

Los Guajares

The villages of Guajar Alto, Guajar Faraguit and Guajar Fondon make up the municipality of Los Guajares.


  • The villages of Los Guajares are charming and traditional places to visit, with narrow cobbled streets and white-washed houses.
  • The local area offers a protected natural park with opportunities for hiking and trekking, as well as stunning views of the landscape.
  • The charming Valley is known for its abundance of Orange and lemon trees as well as a wide variety of other fruits.
  • The town of Velez de Benaudalle is also nearby, offering a variety of cultural and historical attractions, such as the historic castle and the church.


  • Hiking and trekking: With its natural park and beautiful scenery, Los Guajares is a popular destination for those who enjoy outdoor activities.
  • Wildlife watching: The area is home to a variety of wildlife, including birds of prey, deer, and wild boar, making it a great spot for birdwatching and wildlife photography.
  • Rock climbing: The cliffs and rocky terrain of Los Guajares offer a challenging and exciting climbing experience for experienced climbers.
  • Only around 30 minutes drive to a wide range of beautiful beaches on the Costa Tropical with all the water sports you could think of.


  • There are several small, traditional hotels and bed and breakfasts in the villages of Los Guajares, offering a unique and authentic experience for visitors.
  • There are also several holiday rentals available, including apartments and villas, for those who prefer a more private and independent stay.

Food and drink:

  • Los Guajares is known for its traditional Andalusian cuisine, with dishes such as gazpacho, fried fish, and roast lamb being popular options.
  • The villages also have a number of bars and cafes where visitors can sample local wines and traditional tapas.

Getting there:

  • The nearest airport is Granda Airport, which is approximately 60 km away from Los Guajares and the larger Malaga airport is less than 1 ½ hours drive. From there, visitors can take a taxi or rent a car to reach the village.

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