Cerro de Hijar Hotel in the Natural Park Sierra de las Nieves is an hour away from Málaga and 45 minutes from Marbella in Tolox and has amazing views over the Guadalhorce valley.
The building has been restored to a cosy atmosphere taking special care in details in order to provide a quality accommodation in this unique place and is run under specific ecofriendly matters certified by the European Chapter of Sustainable Tourism
We have 18 rooms 4 of which are suites and one specially handicap adapted. They all have T.V., a mini-fridge, low consumption heating, duvet bedding and a ceiling fan, and they all have a balcony overlooking the mountains or the valley. All baths are ensuite and heated.
Rest in cosy common areas with a big lounge and fireplace; listen to the patio little fountain in the center of the hacienda, enjoy a solarium with the best views out in the garden with grass and planted with local species, not to forget the pool for the sunny days of Andalucian weather or treat yourself in our Private Spa & Sauna with views, there is parking for the hotel guests.
Enjoy our creative gastronomy based in the traditional Andalucian cuisine, recommended by the Michelin Guide and do not forget to order one of our selected wines.
Cerro de Hijar is the perfect place to enjoy nature in the Natural Park, to visit the endemic trees species called pinsapo and other biological treasures of this UNESCO declared “Biosphere Reserve”.
The hotel is a peaceful spot to relax and enjoy the gastronomy, a perfect hideaway in the most beautiful surroundings where you can practice your favorite sport or simply read a nice book in absolute silence and also start off a fantastic journey to Málaga province.
Martín, Eugenio, Guillermo and the rest of the staff will be very pleased to help you during your stay and to provide the best service.
The reception is the meeting and information point. We will be happy to assist you and make your experience as pleasant as possible. We have points of cartographic information of the Sierra de las Nieves for hiking in the Nature Reserve. We also inform you of all the activities and sites in accordance with your stay and tastes.
We have a large living room with fireplace and different environments, you can read a book from our library in front of the fireplace, play with the family one of the games you find at reception or play billiards with friends.The wifi connection keeps abreast of what is happening and you can prepare on the large table the tours for the next day.
Our central courtyard typical Andalusian serves as relief , with the constant sound of water from its central fountain decorated with ceramic motifs Sevillian style , is the ideal location for our welcome cocktails , celebrating the wedding of your dreams or just relax with the sound of the place water .
Our meeting room is ideal for meetings because it has internet connection, computer or projector for video, conferencing portfolios and air conditioning, also serve coffee breaks.
When it is not used for business meetings is the place to let the kids play without the rest of the guests notice their presence , there can jump and run as they want when it is cold or wet , and with the big screen you can watch sports or movies for children.
It is also the ideal place for relaxation massage sessions at the hotel because its large windows give the feeling of being in nature and wooden floors will be given a warm atmosphere ideal for relaxation or yoga sessions .
The restaurant, located next to the gardens is acclimated with Spanish guitar music , a fireplace makes a cozy restaurant space in winter and in summer its windows will give you the feeling of being in the middle of nature , with direct access to garden if you like breakfast, lunch or dinner directly in the garden. Whether in a group or with a partner our restaurant offers you a relaxing space to enjoy the dishes prepared in our kitchen , all home-made and high quality .
It is not hard to imagine yourself having a bath in it …. enjoy the views over the valley , relax in a hammock or have a nap in our bed Balinese chill out.
On our terrace you can enjoy a natural environment and silence….
Large garden planted with native species that come spring enters its peak . In it we have celebrated weddings, anniversaries and even meditation groups are deployed in peace fused with nature …
an outdoor pergola covered when the heat becomes intense is a good ally to keep ideal temperature and enjoy a refreshing drink …
You can also, thanks to direct exiting exits to the garden from our restaurant, enjoy your breakfast, lunch or dinner outdoors with our best views.
The night is also the perfect time to enjoy our gardens , low lighting prevents light pollution and allows a perfect view of the starry sky and the lights of the different towns that are spread out in the valley.
The Hotel Cerro de Hijar is in Tolox, this is one of nine towns in Sierra de las Nieves Natural Park, between the rivers “Horcajos” and “Caballos” which converge together forming the Guadalhorce River, further down the valley, the biggest river of Málaga province.
Sierra de las Nieves Natural Park has been declared a “BiosphereReserve” by UNESCO not Only for its natural values but for theethnographical richness also. Nowadays both the Park and the Hotel Cerro de Hijar have been recognised by the European Chapter of Sustainable Tourism and are carrying out ecofriendly managing strategies in order to reduce the ecological impact of the tourist activity, wich have being certified by Europarc.
Hotel Cerro de Hijar provides a great amount of information about the different routes and treckings within the parc and the towns, about the wildlife and flora endemisms of the reserve such as the Pinsapo and also about the gastronomy, popular and cultural activities and festivities.
“Enjoy this privileged an unique area”
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Ingredients for 4 people:
For the Marinated Tuna
1 Piece of Tuna Loin
5 tablespoons Soy Sauce
½ cup grapeseed oil
2 tablespoons honey
For the Gazpacho
1 cup extra virgin olive oil
1 or 2 cloves of garlic
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