March 19th, 2015

19/03/2015

 
 
 
After a few weeks of noise, dust and a lot of work, a new renovated bathroom is presented in the Apartment. Our guests using the Apartment will enjoy a more modern, fresh and larger shower than before. We hope that you will like the new addition to Alora Valley View!
 
 
Tripadvisor Travellers Choice 2015Alora Valley View
ALORA VALLEY VIEW ACCOMMODATIONS NAMED WINNER IN 2015 TRIPADVISOR TRAVELLERS’ CHOICE AWARDS FOR HOTELS

ALORA, MALAGA – 26 January 2015 – Alora Valley View Accommodations today announced it has been recognized as a winner in the category of the 2015 TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice® awards for B&Bs and Inns, ranking  12th out of the top 25. For the 13th year, TripAdvisor has highlighted the world’s top properties based on the millions of reviews and opinions collected in a single year from travellers around the globe.  Winners were identified in the categories of Top Hotels, Bargain, B&Bs and Inns, Family, Luxury, Romance, Service and Small Hotels. The hallmarks of Travellers’ Choice winners are remarkable service, quality and value.

“TripAdvisor’s community of millions of travellers has helped us highlight some of the very best hotels from around the world,” said Barbara Messing, chief marketing officer for TripAdvisor. “The Travellers’ Choice list of thousands of award-winning properties is perfect to inspire travellers as they think about their 2015 travel plans.  From opulent luxury hotels to budget-friendly B&Bs, those looking for an accommodation can research, compare prices and book a Travellers’ Choice property on TripAdvisor, or any other hotel that meets their travel needs.”   

To see TripAdvisor traveller reviews and opinions of Alora Valley View Accommodations go to http://www.tripadvisor.co.uk/Hotel_Review-g608964-d2083257-Reviews-Alora_Valley_View_Accommodations-Alora_Province_of_Malaga_Andalucia.html

For all the 2015 Travellers’ Choice winners, go to www.tripadvisor.co.uk/TravelersChoice.

#TravelersChoice2015

 
 
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La Vuelta Espana - The Spanish annual cycle race will have a new finish city and that is Caminito del Rey, just 20 minutes from Alora Valley View. Route 2 which will take place on the Sunday, the 23rd of August 2015 from Alhaurin de la Torre til Caminito del Rey is 165 km long and will come through Alora and finish in Caminito del Rey.

Come and see for yourselves! Here is the link to more info... http://www.lavuelta.com/15pr/en/index.html

 
 
If you a beginner or a pro at find your favourite tapas restaurant, you will want to read this article. Opening hours and list of dishes are just a start to what John Kramer has written. A great way to find your own favourite tapas restaurant!

Check it out. http://www.spain-holiday.com/Malaga-city/articles/10-best-tapas-bars-in-Malaga




 
 
Today our local farmer/friend and his family came to start the olive picking for next years batch of olive oil!
 
 

10.11.2013 Our trip to Morocco during the beginning of October this year, is also one of many possibilities while staying in the Costa del Sol area. A five day adventure for everyone! Check out our pictures.

15.09.2013:A new addition to Alora Valley View. During the Spring we had built a new outside lounge. This new lounge gives us an additional dining room and additional shelter from the heat of summer. This is of course, for those who do want a break from the glorious days of sun and heat. Relax, enjoy a book, drink a glass of wine or have a beer and still have the great views of the mountains and be close to the pool. Check out the pictures.

15.05.2013:Norwegian Air Shuttle is continuing its expansion in the European Market and now has direct flights from select German cities to Malaga and other destinations in Spain! Norwegian Air Shuttle Press Release.

18.01.2013:We are very happy here at Alora Valley View today. We just received a notification that we have won a Travellers' Choice Award for 2013. We are #20 of all B&B's and Inn's in the whole of Spain. This is an award from TripAdvisor and is based on reviews and opinions from millions of TripAdvisor's travellers. We have the best guests ever and we appreciate every single one of you. Thanks to you all. Please see the link from TripAdvisor.

 
 
31.12.2012:Maybe a walk around El Torcal, Antequera is in the cards, since our weather has been so good lately... 

09.09.2012:Pictures taken from the annual pilgrimage (Romeria Alora 2012) that begins at the lower square in Alora and finishing at the convent just above us.   

06.08.2012:We had a trip down to Fuengirola to check out the Bioparc there. We were all pleasantly surprised about the Zoo. The location is in the middle of Fuengirola just a 40 minutes drive from Alora Valley View Accommodations. Well worth seeing. Check out the pictures.

23.07.2012:The harvest has begun and we can now offer fresh vegetables from our garden. The favourite is the cherry tomatoes as a side with bacon and eggs in the morning.

28.05.2012:Check out this city - Trip to Cadiz 

17.04.2012:We have just had completed installation of new double glazed windows with a Sun Guardian coating in the whole house! This means even greater comfort during the summer and winter!

08.04.2012:JR just made some homemade marmalade with oranges from our dear neighbours from down in the valley. All our guests will now get an extra indulgence. :-)

06.04.2012: Check out our Facebook page to see pictures from the Easter Parade in Alora.