Slow down and savour the pleasure of life in gorgeous Gaucín
Just 35km away from the lively buzz of Estepona you’ll find the idyllic pueblo blanco of Gaucín, a picturesque village that’s looks across the region from a vantage point 600 metres up in the mountains. Life here is very slow, very pleasant and very rewarding, so if you seek peace and tranquillity, a visit to Gaucín is surely a must.
Gaucín is located in the Serrania de Ronda, a breath-taking valley that’s perfect for long walks and enjoyable picnics. On a clear day – and there are an awful lot of them in any given year – the views from Gaucín are incredible. You can see all the way to Gibraltar from here, and even Morocco as well. Photo opportunities abound whenever you head out for a wander.
The main road into Gaucín winds itself through the mountainous terrain, but once you get to the village the effort always seems worthwhile. Perhaps the highlight of this place is the dramatic Castillo del Aquilla (Eagle’s Castle), a medieval fortress that has both Roman and Moorish heritage. Again, the views from the castle are simply incredible.
Off the beaten track lies a truly beautiful village
As you might expect from a village that’s a little way from the usual tourist trail, Gaucín has been something of a hidden gem until recently. A growing number of people have discovered the many benefits of moving here, and it’s so easy to see why. If you’re thinking about joining them, Simply Costa Developments can help you find the home that floats all of your boats.
Despite its somewhat small size, Gaucín has several bars and restaurants that are perfect for lazy lunches and sleepy suppers. The locals tend to eat later in the evening, so take the opportunity to live like they do sometimes. Sometimes nothing matches a glass of Andalusian red wine and a few small plates of tapas. During the day, be sure to settle in for a coffee or an ice cream while you’re wandering around the village.
To find out more about life in the lovely village of Gaucín, get in touch with our friendly team as soon as possible. One call to Simply Costa Developments could be all you need to start your new adventure, so call +34 682 66 22 89. We hope to be hearing from you very soon.