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Accommodation in our rural boutique hotel in Zahara de la Sierra

Al Lago rated "excellent" by 11 travellers.

"A fabulous start to our Andalucian adventure! A very special village and wonderful hotel. Such friendly people and superb chef. A great introduction to the region, muchas gracias, Estupendo"

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Interiors are strikingly simple with a focus on understated luxury; large comfortable beds, crisp linens, polished natural plaster walls and soothing earth tones. Each room has wrought iron French doors opening onto balconies with views over the lake. The modern bathrooms are finished in local Ronda stone with contemporary white fixtures and walk in wet room style showers.

There is a private roof terrace for the use of hotel guests to take the sun and relax as well as a sitting area downstairs with a selection of magazines and news papers. All the rooms have air conditioning /heating, flat screen television with cable stations, internet connection, hairdryer and ample wardrobes. Our duvets and pillows are hypo-allergenic. If you wish to visit the local pool or playita during July and August, pool towels are provided for your convenience. We are handicap accessible.

Check out is until 12.00 noon and check in from 2.00pm onwards. Pets are generally not allowed. Our hotel is gay friendly.

Bar and restaurant

Check out our opening and closing hours here. Our bar, which is open all day, has WiFi and television and serves coffees, specialty teas, drinks, cocktails, hot and cold tapas and desserts at all times.

Our restaurant is open to the public all days of the week in high season and from Fridays to Mondays inclusive during Low season (except for hotel guests and pre-reserved groups). The restaurant is the passion of Chef/owner Stefan Crites who trained in New York for 13 years before moving to this Andalucian pueblo. The food focuses on locally sourced high quality, often organic produce to create a cuisine based on the recipies of classic rural Spain with hints of eastern and Moorish influences. There is an excellent Spanish wine list which includes local wines as well as gems from bodegas in Ronda.

Breakfast is served from 8.00am onwards and can be taken in our dining room, bar or out on the terrace. Continental breakfast with cereals, fresh fruit salad, yoghurts, a variety of breads, rice cakes, homemade preserves, cold meats, cheeses and hard boiled eggs as well as hot beverages and freshly squeezed orange juice is included in the room price. A wider range of cooked breakfasts and picnics are available on request.

Our rural hotel is perfectly positioned in the heart of the Sierra de Grazalema with a terrace that overlooks the spring fed lake of Zahara, is renowned for its contemporary interpretation of Spanish cuisine and breathtaking views.

Special offers

Check out our latest special offer: Indian Weekend Hotel Offer

Our opening and closing dates

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