The area's flora is a true
pleasure for everyone. Lots of aromatic pine,
eucalyptus, olive, oak tree, cactus and cypres.
Smaller vegetation as rosemary, thyme, vild roses
and different flowers make small bushes upto 40
cm high. No matter the time of the year the
nature is always covered in the most beautiful
colors and the air is fresh and clean.
the area around Ardales - one of the many small
white villages - you will find the cave Cueva
Dona Trinidad Grund. Inside the more than 20.000
year old cave you can see mural paintings of
bulls and deers.
bird and animal life is to be found inside the
nature reserve. Here you can meet the Iberian
goat, wild rabbits, fox, dormouse, badger, wild
cats and all kinds of lizards and geckos. But
only harmless animals.
air such magnificent birds as the golden eagle,
the kestrel, the vulture and hawkish can be seen
hovering. Horned owl and innumerable smaller
birds as sparrow, reed warbler, thrush, titmouse
and chitterlings are close as the lakes are
ground area for many birds of passage.
The nature reserve by our finca is called
Desfiladero de los Gaitones and has an area of
2.016 hectares situated between the
municipalities of Ardales, Antequera og Alora -
especially known for the newly restored Caminito
del Rey (The King's pathway). The area is
characterized by it's many funny and fascinating
stone structures which have evolved through
thousands of years by water and wind.
dramatic and lovely tourist attraction is La
Garganta del Chorro; a 3 kilometre long and 400
meter high gorge, which connect the three lakes;
Embalse de Gaitanejo, Embalse del Conde de
Guadalhorce og Embalse del Guadalteba-guadalhorce
by the river Guadlahorce that runs to the coast
of Málaga. The gorge can now be accessed on the
dramatic pathway Caminito del Rey along the steep
||Desfiladero de los
Gaitones. National park by the
lakes. 2 km.
National park with 'Flintstone' rock
landscape. 25 km.
||Sierra de las
Nieves. National park with
waterfalls. 30 km.
||El Chorro and
Caminito del Rey. River coming
out throgh a gorge between the rock
walls. 8 km.
Guadalhorce. Large artificial
lake. 100 m.
e.g. eagles, voultures, hawks and wowels
e.g. the southern nightinggale.
e.g. iberian mountain goat, wild cat and