Pure rustic-chic luxury
Delight yourself in a perfect handcrafted vacation program for families and private groups that will guide your senses through Andalucía’s rich local produce, offering you the opportunity to immerse yourself in the passionate world of Spanish way of of life under the expert purview of our illustrious team.
Embark on the finest luxury holidays in Malaga. The purity of the landscape’s cuisine along with its breathtaking natural surroundings, exceptional wine varieties, and luxurious tranquility of your traditional cortijo create a getaway unparalleled in value and authenticity. For any experience-seeker El Carligto offers a way to live more than a holiday; you will learn a way of life and understand a culture deeply rooted in its thriving gastronomy and a gorgeous past…
…leaving richer and more refreshed than when you arrived.
Built on the site of a traditional farmhouse, the Cortijo’s gorgeous authenticity comes complete with modern amenities, like the outdoor pool areas where you can take shade with a massage under the branches of a lofty Eucalyptus tree or its outdoor kitchens perfect for al-fresco degustations with ingredients from a painstakingly maintained herb garden. These delights juxtapose Andalucia’s nature and traditions in absolute sophistication.
Be ready to head deep into local territory through the most exclusive epicurean break.
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THE PROPERTY: Complete with spacious reception rooms, double bedrooms and fireplaces, it is divided into two houses and each property houses private indoor and outdoor lounges, kitchens, terraces and expansive gardens. A courtyard and infinity pool lend an air of luxurious relaxation to the properties, with an interior floor space of over 300 m2.
THE CORTIJO: El Carligto houses two en-suite rooms and two more rooms share a bathroom, while The Hunting Lodge, in a more modern style, enjoys three en-suite rooms. A party of up to twelve can revel in the entire hilltop estate between the two houses, separated by mature gardens and more than 100 m of distance.
AMENITIES: 24-hour concierge service, two outdoor pools, latest audio and video technology, stocked library/reading room, drawing room, panoramic vineyard vistas, secluded gardens of varying formality, two fully-equipped kitchens, tandoori oven, laundry facilities, Wi-Fi, energy-saving solar panels, underfloor heating and outdoor shower.
Enjoy private, guided visits to wineries and vineyards, witnessing first-hand the process of olive oil production or winemaking. Taste the difference that results from our soil and natural environment. This is a real farm-to-table experience.
El Carligto’s exclusive rural positioning and dedication to preparing dishes using only the best ingredients ensures that there will be plenty of fresh local vegetation and produce to create the perfect base for your culinary fancies. Drizzle your expectations in Extra Virgin Olive Oil (EVOO), rub them in fresh-cracked pepper, sprinkle them with sea salt and roast them in your state-of-the-art outdoor kitchen, as the absolute freshness and simple elegance of El Carligto’s culinary prowess lies on an entirely different level.
A balmy and luxurious landscape steeped in antiquity, the undisturbed Axarquía of Andalucía is an idyllic destination for relaxation in perfect harmony with nature. With more than 300 days of sunshine illuminating sparse, whitewashed houses on Velez’s sloping hillsides, it will leave any visitor inspired. While here, you are within reach of some of the greatest gems of Spain; all the while overlooking sparkling Mediterranean waters almost 2,500 feet below.
|DISTANCE TO THE SEA||27 km|
|TIME TO SKI RESORT||2 hours|
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