Casita Amapola is a tranquil, rustic vacation rental apartment located in a quiet side street of old Olvera, close to bars, resturants and shops. This holiday apartment consists of one double bedroom with ensuite shower room, kitchen-diner equipped with fridge, microwave, gas hob, toaster etc and a comfortable lounge with sofa bed and internet connection. T.V, DVD player a collection of books and local infomation, maps etc. All bed linen and towels are supplied. A washing service is offered for guests. Olvera is situated North-East of Ronda in the upper right hand corner of Cadiz province. Olvera is located about one hours drive from a host of airports - Malaga, Sevilla, Cadiz, Jerez de la Frontera and Gibraltar. It is within easy reach of the Costa del Sol and the Costa de la Luz located on the Mediterranean and Atlantic Coasts respectively. We are also approximately half an hour from the historic town of Ronda. The railway line in Ronda provides excellent links to both the coast and the major cities, including Granada, Cordoba, Malaga, Sevilla and a beautiful journey down to La Linea de la Concepcion.
Olvera is a fabulous place for your break in the Real Spain a wide range of activities are available within easy reach and are suitable for the young, the old and those in-between; for the adventurous and the amblers alike! There is something for everyone. Activities include: Water-Sports, Bird-Watching, Walking, Cycling, Horse-Riding, Fishing, Climbing, Paragliding, Hang-gliding, Wildlife and Sites of Natural Interest, A range of National Parks and Innumerable Sites of Historical and Architectural Interest. Olvera is one of the fourteen recognised Pueblos Blancos (White Villages) of Andalucia. It is a picturesque, friendly town of about 10,000 inhabitants. The town is on top of a hill and can be seen for miles around. The town boasts the beautiful Neo-Classical Church (Iglesia Parroquial de Nuestra Senora de la Encarnacion) at the summit in the Plaza de Iglesia. Adjacent to the church is the completely renovated and restored Moorish Castle, together with the Castle Museum and gift shop. The local Tourist Office is also found here.
The views from everywhere in Olvera are magnificent! Particularly recommended are the panoramic views from the top of the Castle. Below the Church and inside the castle walls you will discover the smallest of streets untouched by modernisation, where mules and horses are often still used for transportation! Moving down from the Church and Castle you will discover the Plaza de Andalucia which contains a magnificent modern waterfall. Above the waterfall can be found The Waterfall Gardens and a small aviary; at the top is the Mirador (Beautiful View or look out point). Come down from The Gardens back to the Plaza try the bar in the Plaza they serve great food and Tapas!
Proceeding down through the town there are a variety of small parks, plazas and viewing points where you can sit, rest, chat, while away the time. There are friendly and welcoming bars and restaurants to suit every taste. They offer great value for money and the local cuisine is delicious everywhere! The local shops provide everything you need; from daily requirements to gifts and local produce. Just down from the Plaza de Andalucia you can find Esencia Oliva, a small shop selling cosmetics based on local virgin olive oil, blended with a variety of essential oils and fragrances on the premises - the perfect gift to take this holiday home rental or to treat yourself! Olvera is well known for its excellent olive oil; it is still the main source of agricultural income in the area. Rows of Olive trees can be seen for miles in any direction.