Capileira (population 570) in the Poqueira Gorge is the most attractive and visitor-friendly of all the ancient white villages of the high Alpujarra in Granada, Spain.
In his book, The Most Beautiful Villages in Spain, Hugh Palmer ranks Capileira in the top thirty.
Where is it? See location on google map: 36°57'41.7"N 3°21'36.5"W
Flights, car hire and buses
Granada Airport: 1 hr 25 mins
Malaga Airport: 2 hrs
Almeria Airport: 2 hrs 40 mins
Contact holiday cottage owner:
+34 626 721 704
El Gato Negro holiday cottage
The well-known El Gato Negro (the "Black Cat") has been home-from-home since 1995 for couples and single travellers wanting to get to know and hike the mountains and by-ways of Las Alpujarras, while enjoying the comforts of a traditional and genuine village house.
Holiday rentals are priced at 250 euros per week for 2 people all year 2014.
Short breaks cost 60 euros per night for 2 people.
Additional charge of 40 euros for using the sofa bed, which sleeps one person very comfortably.