What to do and visit? Where to shop and eat?
Granada offers everything you could wish for an unforgettable holidays: mountains and sea, sports and adventure, culture and gastronomy.
What to visit
Discover Granada with all the charm of its history and legends: the monument of the Alhambra and the Generalife, jasmine scented streets of the Arab quarter of the Albaicin, Sacromonte, Realejo, the Royal Chapel and the Mausoleum of Reyes Catolicos The Cathedral, the Royal Hospital, the Basilica of St. John of God, the Monastery of San Jeronimo, the Alpujarra, the Costa Tropical, the Lecrin Valley, the Baths of Lanjarón, Piñar prehistoric caves, museums, Science Park, the International Festival of Music and Dance, etc ...
Arab Baths and Hamman, skiing, golf, hiking, horseback riding, quads and 4x4 routes, wildlife observation, nature photography safaris, dog sled, balloon flight, climbing, paragliding, canyoning, shooting archery, paintball, etc ......
The botanical garden of La Cortijuela, Sierra Nevada National Park, Sierra de Baza Natural Park, Sierra de Castril Natural Park, Sierra de Huetor Natural Park, Sierras de Tejeda, Almijara & Alhama Natural Park,..... more info.
Where to eat...
In our own family Country Restaurant, you can have breakfast and home-made meals at economic prices. In nearby villages La Zubia, Monachil, Huetor, Cajar and Granada, you can try assorted stimulating Mediterranean gastronomy consisting of traditional dishes and the world famous "tapas".
Where to shop...
La Zubia village is situated 2 km away from Balzaín. It's a village where there are supermarkets, chemist's, banks, 24h medical centre, bars, restaurants, and all kind of shops and services.
Visits to The Alhambra
If you plan to visit The Alhambra & Generalife Gardens, don't forget to book your tickets in advance due to the huge demand . There are day and night timetables. Night tour is a real spectacle and its worth it.
Booking in advance: Tel. (+34.934.923.750) - Internet: Buy tickets
Booking on the day: At Alhambra ticket-windows. Information: +34.958.227.525/6/7.
Information about The Alhambra: www.alhambra-patronato.es
Sierra Nevada Ski Resort
Weather information and skiing conditions