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Jardin de la Alpujarra

Cortijo Opazo, 18415 Portugos, Spain
+34 646 43 06 56
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An oasis in the mountains

We visited this garden on our organised tour of the Alpujarras. What a gorgeous place run by two... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
recordhater
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Blackburn
via mobile
Inspirational

What a magical place this is. A horticultural gem set in the mountains created and run by two of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
peaseblossom85
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Alicante, Spain
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A garden located in the high Alpujarras of Granada open to visitors. This delightful garden, situated on the southern slopes of the mighty Sierra Nevada, combines a range of bright flowering plants set against a back drop of exotic trees and shrubs. Come and visit, soak up the glory of nature and enjoy the fantastic mountain views from this superb location, 1250m above sea level. Homemade refreshments available. Jardin de la Alpujarra is a not for profit association. The garden is open every Friday between March and October and other days for groups by prior arrangement. We welcome visitors, members and volunteers.
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Cortijo Opazo, 18415 Portugos, Spain
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+34 646 43 06 56
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this garden on our organised tour of the Alpujarras. What a gorgeous place run by two Englishmen Robert and William who could not have made us more welcome. We wandered round the garden which has a wonderful relaxing feeling especially in the gorgeous...More

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Oska F, Owner at Jardin de la Alpujarra, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind comments, we are pleased you enjoyed your visit. Hope to see you for a return visit someday.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a magical place this is. A horticultural gem set in the mountains created and run by two of the friendliest people you could wish to meet. Robert and William made our group feel extremely welcome. We were blessed with wonderful weather in which to...More

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Oska F, Owner at Jardin de la Alpujarra, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting us, we are pleased you enjoyed the time you spent here. As for a "showstopping garden", what a compliment - the show goes on....

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's a three hour round journey for us to visit Jardin de la Alpujarra and it is always worth every minute of our time. The Friday food is fantastic, plentiful, tasty and so well presented. We've eaten so much fresh produce that has been grown...More

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Oska F, Owner at Jardin de la Alpujarra, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you, it is always a pleasure to see you here in the garden and we appreciate your support. We are pleased that you enjoy the various events we organise along with the garden itself.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited the gardens yesterday which is 300 meters below the main road at Portugos in the Alpujarra. Access is quite steep but it is a tarmac road and plenty of parking at the bottom. We were a party of 50 from the coast so...More

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Oska F, Owner at Jardin de la Alpujarra, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave your review, we are very pleased that you enjoyed your group visit here and that both the garden and the refreshments made your trip worthwhile. We look forward to seeing you here again.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the gardens yesterday and were rather disappointed. Leaflet says entrance by donation, but notice at entrance stated entrance costs €2.50. Nice garden but 10 minute walk round and saw everything. Lunch supplied at €15 per head was definitely not value for money. Small portion...More

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Oska F, Public Relations Manager at Jardin de la Alpujarra, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Sorry your were disappointed with your visit, I know that you travelled a long way. The entrance is indeed a donation, as stated on the board at the entrance, and had you spoken to us about your feelings we would have been happy to refund...More

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Reviewed 8 October 2017

Beautiful situation, very interesting layout of gardens and walk ways, lovely cakes and hot and cold drinks.We also loved the Yurt which can be rented during the season. A must see for the area.

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Oska F, Owner at Jardin de la Alpujarra, responded to this reviewResponded 13 December 2017

Thank you for visiting, it was a pleasure talking with you.

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Reviewed 28 May 2017

We drove past the entrence to here everyday we left our holiday home in the area, so we decided to visit the next time it was open, which is only on Fridays. Parking is limited to four cars, and is best approached from the main...More

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Oska F, Owner at Jardin de la Alpujarra, responded to this reviewResponded 13 December 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write about your visit to the garden, we are pleased you and your family enjoyed it.

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Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We visited the garden at Cortijo Opazo to look at the very beautiful gardens and ended the visit eating the most delicious home made cake with breath taking views of the hills a very wonderful afternoon in the Alpujaras

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Oska F, Owner at Jardin de la Alpujarra, responded to this reviewResponded 13 December 2017

We are pleased you enjoyed both e garden and the home made refreshments. We hope to see you here on your next visit to the area.

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Reviewed 1 October 2016

We have visited William and Robert's garden several times now, and we really like it. Things are always changing, and they are constantly making improvements. This time they had a new building where they serve refreshments and rather wonderful cakes. The garden was not at...More

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Oska F, Owner at Jardin de la Alpujarra, responded to this reviewResponded 13 December 2017

It is always a pleasure to see you here in the garden, we hope you continue to be a regular visitor for many years to come.

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Reviewed 22 September 2016

Visiting this lovely garden (our 2nd in the Alpujarras), we were amazed at the hard work that Robert and William have done to achieve such a wonderful array of flowers and vegetation. Paths straddle this area and lead to various plots where vegetables and a...More

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Oska F, Owner at Jardin de la Alpujarra, responded to this reviewResponded 13 December 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write about your visit to the garden, we are pleased you enjoyed both the plants and the refreshments.

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