Cómpeta Walking Festival 2021


Where does it take place and when? This year the festival is taking place between 23rd and 26th September  The price to enter is only €20 per person for all four days. The levels of the walks are easy, easy+, to intermediate. Something for beginners to experienced walkers. The intermediate walks are usually between 6-8 […]

Cómpeta Art Walk 2021

Cómpeta Art Walk

Where does it take place and when ? Cómpeta Art Walk is taking place between Friday 17th, Saturday 18th  and Sunday 19th September 2021. Three full days where you are able to see and meet many international sculptors, artists, and craft persons plus local residents who like to take part. I have not missed a […]

Villa Andalucía’s Covid19 Cleaning Protocol

Here at Villa Andalucía, Bed & Breakfast in Competa, we work to a high standard of cleanliness and hygiene.Our guests, staff and families health and well-being are our highest priority. For this reason, we have taken a series of measures and protocols foradditional cleaning, hygiene and physical distance to guarantee the safetyof all. Before your […]

Covid19 Andalusian Travel Insurance

Covid19 Travel Insurance

Do you know what Covid19 Travel Insurance is? Well, let me tell you about it. The Andalusian Government are promoting another incentive to help the hospitality industry and is welcomed with open arms to all the legally established registered hospitality businesses within the Andalusian Province. From January 1st 2021 to 31st December 2021 (it may […]

What is Andalucia Segura?

What is Andalucía Segura? Andalucía Segura is a government initiative to give the hospitality sector in our beautiful region a helping hand in these trying times of Covid-19, and provide discounted holidays to residents in Andalucia. You may have seen on our SOCIAL MEDIA that we are now a recognised establishment within the Andalucía Segura […]

Noche del Vino

Noche del Vino

August 15th is a national holiday here in Spain to mark Assumption Day, but here in Cómpeta it is also Noche Del Vino!  This festival is always held on 15th August and has its roots in the farewell made to the farm labourers who would head to the vineyards in the hills in August and […]

Come and join in the fun at Cómpeta’s Feria

Foam Party

It’s time to have some fun! I can hear the noise before I even reach the Plaza Almijara. The DJ is already warming up the crowd, and the air is filled with laughter and excited conversation. The sound hits me like a wall as I come around the corner from Calle San Antonio. The square […]

Autumn in the Axarquia

Autumn in the Axarquia The leaves are turning, and the temperatures are getting slightly lower, however the autumn is not nearly as dreary here in Cómpeta as in Northern Europe! In fact, autumn is one of the most attractive times to visit Villa Andalucía in Cómpeta. Read on to find out why I love the […]

Paella and Rice Dishes in Spain


What do you know about Paella and Rice Dishes? Over the last couple of weeks, we have given you an idea of which tapas to try and suggested some of best local places to gohere in Cómpeta, where Villa Andalucía is located. You may have noticed that we have not mentioned paella, the age-old Spanish […]

The Tradition of the Tapa


The tradition of the Tapa There are three main theories of how the tradition of the tapa started, have a read and let us know what you think the correct one could be! According to one theory, the tradition of eating tapas started around 1250 when King Alfonso X – also called “El Sabio” or […]