Directions to Cortijo Carmela

Cortijo Carmela is approx 45-50 minutes from Malaga Airport

Co-ordinates  36deg52’29.50”N/4deg09’25.93”W


From Malaga Airport -

  • Follow signs to Malaga/Almeria/Granada/Seville/Motril... going east on M20. Continue to junction A7 and then follow signs for Motril/Almeria keeping left. Here motorway splits to Granada/Cordoba/Sevilla on A45

  • Continue on A7 and leave Motorway at Exit 272….sign for Velez- Malaga/Torre del Mar/Vinuela/Colmenar.

  • Stay in the LEFT lane and continue to roundabout. Follow signs for Viñuela/Colmenar/ Zafarraya (Also Hotel La Vinuela….Cortijo Carmela is opposite this hotel!) for approx. 12 km

  • From now only follow signs for “Hotel La Viñuela”…do not follow signs for Vinuela village.

  • A356 splits at Lake Viñuela (Embalse de Viñuela in Spanish)….at the fork, take a right heading to  Periana/Alhama A402

  • Now you should see the lake open up in front of you as you go down the hill. Join the main road on your LEFT side (A-402) and immediately take the first turning on the LEFT at the sports complex, keeping the lake on your left. Now follow signs for Hotel La Viñuela. About 1km further on left you will see large hotel car park.

  • Opposite the car park you will see the sign for Cortijo Carmela. Turn right down this unpaved road.

  • At the end you will arrive at Cortijo Carmela (two big electric gates).

There is a bell….call….I will be waiting to open up for you!