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Casa Maroma was founded by people who share a passion for travelling and exploring. 

Their love for Spain and the Andalusian region is evident in everything they do, from the design, service and experiences created when staying at Casa Maroma.

Drive along quiet meandering roads to explore the below famous locations while staying in Competa . 

During your stay, the hosts are available to help you arrange transport and day trips to the recommended locations.



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Located 26 kilometres east of Cómpeta, with a backdrop of the Sierra Almijara mountains and panoramic views of the sea is the coastal town of Nerja.
While retaining its Andalusian village charm, with white washed houses and pebbled streets, Nerja has developed into a popular holiday destination, with plenty of restaurants, bars and shops, situated within lovely plazas where you can sit and watch the world pass by.
The heart of the town is centred around the 17th century church of El Salvador and the Balcon de Europa (the Balcony of Europe) a promenade lined with palm trees, built on the foundations of an old fort with mesmerising views of the coastline and Nerja’s golden coves.
The unique mix of sea and mountains, makes Nerja a special place to visit, with other areas of interest including the Nerja Caves, the Acantilados de Maro Aqueduct, the Cahorros in Rio Chillar (the river walk), and for those escaping to the beach there are many water-sports at the main Burriana beach.



5 kilometres from Nerja, Frigiliana is set on the mountainside of Sierra Almijara, offering incredible views of the Costa del Sol.
Voted the prettiest village in Andalucia, it’s moorish architecture, narrow, winding cobblestone streets are full of small shops, tapas bars and restaurants. 
The streets are captivating, lined with white washed townhouses, decorated with colourful plants and flowerpots.
Look out for the 12 ceramic tile panels located across the village, illustrating Frigiliana’s history.



Located 45 minutes by car from Cómpeta, is the pretty harbour town of La Herradura, which is located on the Costa Tropical, named after its curving horseshoe bay. 
With its seafront bars and restaurants, the 2km long bay is protected by two headlands, making it a hotspot for water sports.
A short drive from the town is the small, exclusive Marina del Este. The marina boasts  beautiful boats, which can be admired whilst enjoying a drink or tapas at one of the several excellent restaurants and bars.



Granada is one of the most alluring and enthralling cities in Spain, and is the perfect day trip from Cómpeta - being only a 1 hour and 30 minute drive from the village.

This elegant yet edgy city was built at the foot of the Sierra Nevada and is shaped by it's Moorish occupation. Granada's energetic streets are filled with authentic tapas bars, bohemian cafe's, graffiti art, flamenco bars and monumental churches. 

This historically fascinating town has much to offer and is a great day out!
The main attraction of the 'Alhambra' palace and fortress, is one of Europe’s hidden gems and must be seen while visiting Andalusia. Please pre-book your visit to guarantee entry.



Located 1 hour and 30 minutes from Cómpeta, is Spain’s most popular skiing peaks. 
The main resort of Solynieve, is Europe’s sunniest ski resort and at 2200m also one of the highest, guaranteeing the longest ski season from December to April. 
The resort consists of 23 lifts and 80 kilometres of slopes. With many hotels and bars, the resort successfully mixes the Alpine apre-ski with traditional Spanish cuisine. 
On a clear day from the top of the peaks, you can see across the Mediterranean Sea to the Atlas Mountains of Morocco.



Located within the Granada province, approximately 70 kilometres from Cómpeta. Alhama is a charming village perched above a gorge and surrounded by olive trees and almond groves. The village is rich in history, with a North African feel. Wandering around it’s preserved moorish quarters like stepping back in time. The area is surrounded by footpaths, that enable you to explore the local ruins.
Many visit the area for it’s thermal baths and it’s healing properties. The Spa of Alhama de Granada is situated a few kilometres outside of the village - signposted Balneario. An increasingly popular option is the alternative free hot pools that run alongside the official Spa. The thermal water comes out of a cave and has formed a series of natural pools. 




Just a 2 hour drive from Competa is Ronda, one of the most visited mountain top cities in Spain. 
Set above a deep gorge and surrounded by lush river valleys is this 'brawny' town with dramatic history littered with outlaws, rebels and guerilla warriors.
The iconic Puente Nuevo stone bridge spans across the gorge, diving the new town from it's old town. The bridge offers the best views across the town and it's surrounding countryside.
Another famous landmark is the Plaza de Toros, which is the home to modern bullfighting, invented here in the late 18th century.



Located 1 hour from Competa, Malaga has recently become one of Spains cultural hubs, bursting at the seams with places to explore. This charming, artistic city is modern with it's sleek port, yet is one of the oldest cities in Spain, with it's cobbled streets of the old quarter, mountainside Roman amphitheatre, moorish citadels of the Alcazaba and the hilltop Castillo de Gilfarbaro.

This city celebrates art, therefore we recommend a visit to the Pompidou Centre and the popular Museu de Piccasso - Malaga's most famous son.

The city is full of roof top bars, boutique fashion stores and the long sandy beaches of Playa de la Malagueta. Take a trip to Pedragalejo - home to some of the regions best seafood restaurants. 



Only a 1 hour and 30 minute drive from Competa is the glamorous coastal resort of Marbella. A famous destination for the rich and famous, yet full of culture and greart cuisine.

Known as southern Spain's answer to St Tropez, places to visit include the stunning old town, with it's narrow cobbled streets and flower filled plazas packed with boutiques and art galleries. A popular stop is the orange tree filled Plaza de los Narajos - home to the 16th century town hall and the tourist information centre.

For designer stores, star studded clubs, shiny restaurants and luxury yachts, visit Puerto Banus - the flashiest marina on the coast.

The area is also known for it's kilometres of sandy beaches. the Cabopino district is best known for it's soft golden sands and lovely beach bars.

The best way to explore the coast and soak up the towns ambience, is a leisurely stroll along the paved Paseo Maritimo promenade, which stretches from Marbella to Puerto Banus.

For more information on places to visit in Andalucia, visit the following sites -,,

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