Tag Archives: Arriate

Casa Vallecillo, Arriate

We heard about Casa Vallecillo whilst staying at the Arriadh Hotel. “It’s a self catering property in the next valley,” explained Wilbert, one of the owners of the Arriadh, “and Lies Wajer, our friend from Holland, runs it with her Spanish husband. They’ve been into growing their own food, organically and using traditional Andalusian farming methods, for years. Perhaps pay them a visit?” It turned out to be a great idea. Lies met us and drove us to the secluded property. There was a family of holiday-makers staying in the…

The Arriadh Hotel, Ronda, Spain

Location – You’ll find the Arriadh Hotel on a hillside overlooking the white village of Arriate, which is approx. 6km from the city of Ronda in southern Spain. We travelled to the hotel from Algeciras on the train as we’d been told that this was one of the great railway journeys of the world. It was certainly very nice; the trip took just under 2 hours and the views were like this… There was the option of stopping at Arriate train station which is just a 15 minute walk from the…