With the rise in mercury, you must me looking out for flight deals to head to Alpujaras; the gorgeous location with the special place in sun to receive much wanted rays. The beautiful foothills of the Sierra Nevada, the rising and falling countryside of the Alpujarras anticipate you and your family – and believe me, there’s a lot to do. The southern Spain is habitat to a authentic spring of healthiness, vigour and well-being.
Yes, here we are definitely talking about the Sierra de La Alpujarra Mountains, awe-inspiring scenery that enclose numerous hot water springs and spring waters which offer healing properties. An extremely favourable amalgamation of hills and beach, that allows you to look after yourself both inside and out, with ease.
The height of the Sierra Nevada gives rise to one of the best treasures in Andalusia: which is the waters of Las Alpujarras. They come with medicinal properties due to the content rich in minerals bicarbonates, calcium, magnesium, iron and phosphates. These medicinal properties were acknowledged by the ancient Romans and they are used to treat anaemia, skin rejuvenation, muscular and gastric problems. This mountain range is widespread and covers the areas of both Granada and Almería, and is speckled with natural spas and springs which are now widely used by the visitors.
One can enjoy and get benefitted at the same time by utilizing this remedial spas and springs by taking bath, drinking, or taking spas treatments at the specific centers. All these facilities are close to the beach in the exceptional setting of La Alpujarra.
Here is the must visits list while landing at La Alpujarras:
Scenic white villages – Even your best of the cameras cannot capture the wax covered sugar coated village clanged to the mountains. All you see is the scenic beauty of the mountains. But get ready to get closer to the village untouched with tourism.
Visit the vineyards – Taste some naturally sweet wine that grows high in clean and fresh air. The vineyards present you with the beautiful roadside panorama as you pass by. Amazing and soothing wind on and up, the colour of sky varies as per the season of your visit. Stunning gold field in autumn, Green with colourful trees laden with fruits in late summer and spring is coloured with purple fresh.
Visiting during winters, get ready for some serious hiking. This is one of the most sought after places for sunset and sun rise view.
But wait, you love travelling and with that you are a foodie too? If yes, then definitely the local and tradition food plate at La Alpujara awaits for you. This place would not disappoint you, if you are looking for an authentic flavour of the region.
Some traditional dishes are: Plato Alpujarreno – A Spanish mountain fry up, Conejo – Rabbit gradually stewed in a tomato sauce, Migas – something similar to cous cous, served with broad beans, sausage and tocino, a cured belly pork, Saffron Milkcaps straight from the grill and many more local delicacies. But if you are a vegetarian, be ready to starve.
Want to discover what Las Alpujarras, Andalusia, has in basket for you? It is health and well-being in plenty, enclosed by splendid scenery and close to the beach. What else are you waiting for?