EXPLORE THE UNSEEN!

Cortijo La Zapatera is located in the unspoilt countryside near the white village of Canillas de Aceitunio, in the south of Spain in Andalusia. In this authentic region, La Axarquia, you can enjoy nature, sun, sea, culture and the typical Spanish cuisine. There are plenty of walking, sports and recreational opportunities to explore. Cortijo La Zapatera is the perfect starting point to explore and discover beautiful Andalusia. We are located between Málaga, Antequera, Granada and the Sierra Nevada in the Axarquía region, just 20 minutes from the sea. You can enjoy the beautiful cities of Málaga, Antequera and Granada. There are beautiful walks in the nearby located park Sierras de Tejeda, Almijara y Alhama or in the beautiful park of “El Torcal”. Enjoy the lovely white villages in the area as for example Canillas de Aceituno, Frigiliana, Competa, Comares, Alcaucin and Nerja. During the wintermonths the ski area of Sierra Neveda can be reached within 2 hours. 

Things to do

Things to do

Our B&B is the perfect starting point to explore and discover beautiful Andalusia. We are located between Málaga, Granada and the Sierra Nevada in the Axarquía region, just 20 minutes from the sea. You can enjoy the beautiful cities of Málaga, Seville, Córdoba and Granada but also all the lovely white villages in the area. There are a lot of hiking possibilities directly from the B&B. You can play golf, kayak, swim, enjoy the beach, visit museums, markets, cultural festivals or religious celebrations. You will be surprised what this region has to offer!

Route Mudejar

Route Mudejar

Canillas de Aceituno is part of the Route Mudejar. A route to discover five small villages which still conserve the most outstanding examples of Mudejar architecture. Arenas, Árchez, Salares, Sedella and Canillas de Aceituno are all towns with an authentic Mudejar appearance which give visitors the sensation of having travelled back in time. The towns are located in the foothills of the Sierras Tejeda, Almijara y Alhama Natural Park.