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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Natural Feature
“The snow capped mountains of Sierra Nevada attract hikers and skiers all year round. Just make sure you know your way!”
  • 66 locals recommend
Administrative Area Level 3
“Wonderful sights and old mountain villages in this sierra that you must visit.”
  • 25 locals recommend
  • 1 Experience
Park
“Tons of hikes all around us, we have books and map and some knowledge to help you get on your way.”
  • 16 locals recommend
  • 2 Experiences
Mountain
“Absolutely beautiful, typical Andalusian white-washed little mountain villages in the Sierra Nevada. Great local products (handicraft, ham and sausages, goat cheese, honey, chocolates, fig bread and other sweets, etc.)”
  • 19 locals recommend
Mountain
“Spains Highest peaks and ski resort 1 hour drive from La Herradura you can ski in the mornings and sunbath in the afternoon on the beach ”
  • 18 locals recommend
Ski Area
“Estación de esqui Sierra Nevada a 34 km. Una de las mejores estaciones de esqui de España, donde podrás disfrutar de deportes de invierno, trineos y una amplia oferta de actividades de ocio. También podrás disfrutar de una montaña rusa a 2100 metros de altitud (trineo ruso)”
  • 19 locals recommend
Pool
“A great resort with plenty of hotels and restaurants in this small town. Ideal for snowboarders and skiers alike. You can hire equipment and clothing and the slopes are ideal for beginners and those who are experienced too. They are plenty of activities for those who do not ski; spas, a mini rollercoaster, walks, shopping.”
  • 88 locals recommend
  • 10 Experiences
Restaurant
“This restaurant Baraka has a really to die for menu, including shwarmsas, teas, cakes, my all time favourite seafood risotto. Its a very calm alcohol free environment , heavily frequented by the local hippies, full of charm and ambient music. On market day (Thursday) its a great spot for a fresh mint tea after gathering all your weeks fruit and veg shop. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Mountain pass across the Sierra Nevada. Amazing landscape and fantastic views.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Point of Interest
  • 1 local recommends
Political
“Great vegan, organic, vegetarian food. Herbs, fresh breads and organic fruits and veg. All sorts of earth friendly goods, and the owner is lovely!”
  • 6 locals recommend
Bar
“Friendly bar with big courtyard and wood fire oven that cooks real good steaks for the meat eating types. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“Buena Pizzería, muy cerca bajando las escaleras metálicas enfrente del edificio. No fiarse del mapa de Google Maps.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Establishment
  • 8 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Gran restaurante para comer. Podrás disfrutar de embutidos artesanales, carne a la piedra y ensaladas muy ricas. Este lugar te sorprenderá. Muy buena relación calidad-precio.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Administrative Area Level 2
“La ciudad más bonita de Andalucía. La Alhambra, Sierra Nevada, El Albahicín... Las tapas, la vida en la calle. Su gente...”
  • 2 locals recommend