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The nearest airport is Granada, although Malaga and Almeria are just as easy. From the UK Ryan air and Easy jet provide cheap flights to all these airports.
Cars can easily be booked online and most airlines offer special prices for car hire.
From Granada airport
Follow signs to Granada and then take the E902 sign posted to Motril. Drive for about 20 minutes until you see a sign for Lanjaron. Follow this road to Lanjaron and continue until you reach Orgiva. Just below Orgiva turn towards Trevelez and drive until you get to the village of Busquistar. This is the last village before the cortijos and you can stock up in the mini supermarkets and then head towards Trevelez. You will find the cortijos exactly 4 kms from Busquistar on the left. (Just after the cortijos there is a sign to Las Balsas on the right on the main road.) Drive up the hill and you will find each cortijo signposted.
From Malaga airport
Head towards Malaga and follow the motorway sign posted Granada, Sevilla, Motril and Almeria. Follow this motorway for a few miles until you see Motril and Almeria sign posted to the right and Sevilla and Granada straight on. You can go either way: Motril and Almeria will take you through coastal towns and Granada through the mountains.
We recommend the coastal or Motril route, especially since the new motorway makes the journey much quicker.
Drive all the way until you reach junction 175 sign posted Las Alpujarras and Orgiva
Follow the road to Orgiva. Just before Orgiva you have to cross a narrow bridge and then go all the way through the town until you get out the other side of Orgiva. Follow the tourist road on your right towards Bubion and Trevelez and drive on this road going through many villages such as Pitres, Portugos until you get to the village of Busquistar. This is the last village before the cortijos and you can stock up in the mini supermarkets and then head towards Trevelez. You will find the cortijos exactly 4 kms from Busquistar on the left. (Just after the cortijos there is a sign to Las Balsas on the right on the main road.) Drive up the hill and you will find each cortijo signposted. The Cortijos are located approximately half way between Busquistar and Trevelez and both villages have plenty of shops, butchers, bakery etc.
If you are driving within Spain then depending on where you are coming from you will have to go via Granada or Motril (see instructions above).
If you get lost or need more information please don’t hesitate to send me an email at firstname.lastname@example.org or give me a ring on +44(0)7885410998 (English and Spanish spoken). If you speak Spanish you can also call Antonio on his mobile +34656946652. Antonio and his family live in Busquistar and look after the place when we are not around.