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Worth the car journey

Lovely village nestled in the mountains at the end of a seriously steep winding road that had my... read more

Reviewed 1 July 2018
Stephen F
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A lovely little Spanish village!

Everyone we met was helpful, the staff in all the restaurants and bars were so friendly. Well... read more

Reviewed 30 June 2018
Belfast, United Kingdom
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Plaza Almijara, Competa, Spain
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Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

Lovely village nestled in the mountains at the end of a seriously steep winding road that had my wife clutching the end of her seat even though you can’t do more than 25 miles per hour. A free car park near the edge of the...More

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Reviewed 30 June 2018

Everyone we met was helpful, the staff in all the restaurants and bars were so friendly. Well worth a visit so different from the costal towns, worth the effort of driving up those steep bendy roads.

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Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

This is a lovely little square with pretty little restaurants surrounding it. Quite a walk up to it as it halfway up this village which clings to a mountain. Stunning. There is a stunning church built 1505 and it appears the village spread out from...More

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Reviewed 1 June 2018

This is one of the delightful white villages that cling to the side of the mountains near the coast. About 45 minutes from Malaga up a rdiculously winding road and emerge blinking into bright white houses, azure blue skies and hills... The Plaza is excellent...More

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Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

We stopped here on a tour and really enjoyed walking around in this small village. The people were friendly and they have a number of places to stop for a coffee. This is a nice place to spend several hours.

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Reviewed 12 March 2018

A true Spanish village square with restaurants and tapas bars. Free parking is available in the car park as you enter the village.

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Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

A lovely place to eat or drink. Friendly staff in all the restaurants. Great if you like to people watch or chat to new friends. Food very good will suit all tastes and pockets. A must if you are visiting Competa

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Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

Maybe we were lucky going off season and on a Monday with many places closed but we enjoyed sitting here near to the lovely church watching the world go by.

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Reviewed 7 November 2017

We visited this small but pretty square during our trip to this town & the nearby villages/towns of Archez & Salares. High up in the mountains, not too far from Nerja its definitely worth the drive. Less busy than Frigiliana, less picture-postcard but still charming....More

1  Thank JTJD
Reviewed 25 October 2017

The Plaza Almijara is situated in the middle of the town square of Competa and is the place where the locals sit and chew the cud. The tourists sit and sample the local cuisine. Good wines and a litro of Sangria! Or just enjoy a...More

Thank Karl F
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Response from Peter H | Reviewed this property |
Not at all. It's around 5 mins. There are 2 routes. If you take the right hand fork as you walk towards the Plaza you will not have to descend and then climb again. Sorry for the long delay in responding. Been busy!