Properties for Sale on the Costa del Sol – Welcome to Olive Grove Realty

New Link Partners; Olive Grove Realty

Olive Grove Realty Spain - Properties for sale along the Costa del Sol, Spain.

Welcome to our latest link partner; Olive Grove Realty. Based at Mijas Costa which is located west of Malaga city on the Costa del Sol, Andalucia, Spain. Nerja Beach Holidays are happy to be associated with this excellent company.

Mijas Costa

Mijas Costa is a diverse stretch of coastline on the Costa del Sol, nestled between Fuengirola and the east Marbella resort of Cabopino.
The area encompasses the popular holiday resorts of Calahonda, Riviera del Sol and La Cala de Mijas. Mijas Costa is an ideal destination for both family and friend holidays, with safe beaches and local shops, bars, restaurants and golf on hand in each resort.

Olive Grove Realty is an independent family-run business that offers that personal touch in helping you purchase the home of your dreams.
Whether you’re looking for a holiday home, an investment property or looking to relocate, we are here for you.

We believe in listening to your requirements and showing you only the best and most suited options.
We pride ourselves in delivering top-class personal service in this highly competitive market!

Properties for Sale and Other Services

With Olive Grove Realty Spain we have thousands of homes, villas, apartments and other properties for sale on the Costa del Sol. We can help with your Search, for instance, the latest new developments for sale, luxury apartments, villas, penthouses and townhouses along the Costa del Sol. We also offer the best advice on buying a home in Spain, including, purchase costs, the property-buying legal process & so much more.

It’s not just property – We can help with a range of services

We have a list of local contacts in all aspects of the Costa del Sol property market that we are happy to recommend, whether that be help with obtaining a mortgage, a builder, architect, or surveyor and we have a team of local independent lawyers that speak all European languages who will ensure a smooth and effortless buying process.

We will accompany you on this journey from the start to the very end and we offer after-sales care that is unparalleled so get in touch today and let’s begin this journey together!

Olive Grove Realty Spain
Calle Granada, Urb El Faro.
Mijas Costa. 29649. Malaga
Tel: 0034 711 068 439

Nerja Holidays and Exploring Malaga Province

Nerja Holidays are great, although you would be surprised what you will find inland of the Costa del sol

Nerja Holidays – Try Inland of Malaga

One of the great advantages of renting a self-catering villa or apartment is freedom. That’s correct; freedom. By that I mean you are not tied to hotel or resort itineraries. You are free to come and go as you please.

Nerja itself has lots to offer the tourist. If you fancy discovering what lies beyond the Costa del Sol, then, head inland and north.

There are many small and large villages and rural communities to visit. Some towns and cities are a ‘must see’.

Antequera is one such place but, I’ll do a separate blog posting  on Antequera as there is so much to pack in.

There is one village I would recommend you to visit; Villanueva del Trabuco.

Villanueva del Trabuco

Villanueva del Trabuco Malaga Andalucia Spain
The village of Villanueva del Trabuco in Malaga, Andalucia, Spain

Villanueva del Trabuco is a town and municipality in the province of Málaga, part of the autonomous community of Andalucia in southern Spain. It is situated in the northeast of the province. Villanueva del Trabuco is located in the comarca of Nororma.

Nororma, a group of towns and landscapes where tradition, culture and fun go hand in hand.

What is there for the tourist in Villanueva del Trabuco?

Not a lot. Trabuco is a pueblo blanco (white village) which is located north- west of Nerja, about an hour drive. The town itself is not particularly large. You can walk from one end to the other in ten minutes.

Although bereft of tourist sights, Trabuco is a great place to stop off and sample traditional Andalucian food and drink . There are plenty of good bars and restaurantes. Tapas are generally free with a drink (how’s that for temptation?)

There is a delightful church just of the main plaza (I cant call it the main square as it is actually Tobelerone shaped). The church of Nuestra Señora de los Delores.

The main attraction for this part of Malaga is the area itself. Tucked in behind the Sierra Gorda and San Jorge mountains and south of the Antequera plain, Trabuco is an outdoor paradise.

Not far from Trabuco is the main attraction, Fuente de los Cien Caños (Fountain of 100 pipes). This is a man-made feature but very interesting nonetheless.

Fuente de los Cien Caños near to Villanueva del Trabuco Spain
Fuente de los Cien Caños near to Villanueva del Trabuco, Andalucia, Spain

Olive groves and wheat fields are mixed with fields of asparagus and all manner of fruit trees. This is a great place to walking or hiking. There are few fences to speak of and then, they are mainly to safeguard the animals.

Biking of all types is common here as is camping. Birdwatching here is at its finest. There are Eagles, Hoopoe Birds, Hawkes and many other wild and wonderful species. Check out this website What to do in Villanueva del Trabuco.

There is a complete list of fairs and fiestas. Easter and September being the main events.

Trabuco ExPats

Baz and Phil at Bar Tacones in Villanueva del Trabuco
Entertainment is often laid on at Bar Tocones in Vva Del Trabuco – Baz and Phil, expats doing their thing.

Just like many parts of Spain, Villanueva del Trabuco has it’s own expatriate community. Although not as numerous as pre-Brexit, there are still a few of us knocking about. Many live in the campo or ‘countryside’ around the town.

Expats make up to 5.5% of the population of just over 5,300 inhabitants (Circa 2019) See more demigraphics.

As with all expatriate communities, they do like their fish ‘n’ chips and Sunday lunches, as well as a good chin-wag.

One focal point for the UK expat community is a recently opened bar / Restaurante just opposite the newly built indoor fish / meat market.

Bar Tacones is a great place to stop off if you are visiting Trabuco.

Nerja Holidays - Bar Tacones in Villanueva del Trabuco is a great expat bar
Inside Bar Tacones – Fancy a beer and tapas? How about breakfast or Sunday Lunch?

Darren and Sass, the people who run Tacones have a great menu as well as a pick-up takeaway facility just in case you don’t fancy cooking for yourself. Tapas are also served.

There is often entertainment on: Bingo, Quiz Nights, music events and such like. The food is good, the prices are fair and I would recommend you stop in and say hello. Check out their Facebook page.

You can also contact them:

Tel:+34 951-566-030


So, enjoy your Nerja holidays in the Nerja Beach Holidays apratments but, please, take time to visit the other great loacations close by.


Forest of Dean Lodges Link Partners

Link Partners

Forest of Dean Lodges and Forest Cabins

Link Partners Forest of Dean Lodges

We welcome a new link partner, Forest of Dean Lodges in Coleford, Monmouthshire. Just like our own business, this company offers self-catering holidays.

Please take a moment to visit their website and see what great holidays in the UK they offer. They are pet friendly too.

Forest of Dean Lodges also offers fantastic weddings and honeymoon plans in the most beautiful of locations.

Forest of Dean Lodges

Our Forest Lodges, cabins, Tents, and Caravans are set just tucked away in the woods very close to the scenic route and many of the local attractions. In addition, they have the benefit of an on-site Spa, with Hot Tub and full spa treatments available.

The most enjoyable forest walks can be enjoyed directly from our self-catering cottages. Due to our rural location visitors can be delighted by seeing deer, foxes, wild boar, buzzards, and a huge variety of birdlife including the Green Woodpecker.

Self-catering holiday cottages are set in tranquil surroundings with a hot tub and full spa treatments available. Our Lodges are ideal for walkers, cyclists, wildlife watchers, and photographers – in the center of all the activities that the Forest of Dean has to offer.

Wonderful indoor and outdoor spaces, privacy, peace, quiet, and tranquillity; the ideal relaxing haven, a place to truly recharge your batteries. Ideal for couples, families, groups. We can accommodate 10 to 12 sleeps or even as much as a 24 group accommodation.

Forest Woodland Weddings

At Coleford in the Forest of Dean, we can offer you the most beautiful of backdrops to hold your woodland wedding ceremony. Woodland weddings are becoming ever more popular as people want to go back to a more natural wedding setting. Please contact us for more information on woodland weddings in the Forest of Dean. 

Call today on: 07909 766542 or email us: here

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