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Cortijo Balzaín: Country cottages in Sierra Nevada

S Sierra Nevada (Granada)


Cortijo Balzaín (various cottages)

Website - email - Tel. (+34) 952.60.20.65

Comments from the owner

The Cortijo Balzaín rural estate is located in the Sierra Nevada National Park just 8 km from Granada, 30 km from the ski slopes and 45 km from the Tropical Coast .

The estate is dedicated to almond orchard farming and is surrounded by mountains and delightful paths, ideal for walks while admiring the views of La Alhambra and Granada and the summits of the Sierra Nevada .

The estate is made up of 9 independent cottages with 4/6 and 6/8 places, a rural restaurant, a salt-water swimming pool, a children's playpark and a sports area, a kid's farm and an Internet wifi area.

These 17th century buildings have been carefully restored respecting the timbered ceilings and stone walls of the original structures, which give these cottages their character and beauty. The cottages are very cosy and comfortable and their names evoke their original uses: the stable, the paddock, the barn, the granary. Inside their designed with wood and stone from their structure original, conserving all the authentic, rustic taste of their past in an environment full of charm, peace and quiet.

We loo forward to seeing you here!


  • Official tourist category: CR Superior / AT 3 keys.
  • Award "Best Initiative in Rural tourism" Year 2000
  • The cottages are equipped with a high level of comfort to ensure an unforgettable holiday stay, allowing you to enjoy to the full all that Granada and Sierra Nevada offers you: the mountains the sea, sports and adventure, culture and gastronomy.
  • Our rural restaurant is open to guests with breakfast, lunch and dinner services available.
  • The establishment holds the ECOTUR Certificación Básica for ecological accomodation.


  • Rural house 4/6 for 4 pers. from 117 euros/night
  • Rural house 6/8 for 6 pers. from 170 euros/night.
  • For information on prices here

Note on the restaurant:

The rural restaurant is supplied by local farmers. You can taste a delicious homemade meal with fresh ecological vegetables, just collected from our own garden and at low prices.





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  • H Hotel
  • S Self-Catering
  • G Guided bird tours, etc
  • A Adventure sports

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