• 6 En-suite Bedrooms 6 En-suite Bedrooms
  • 6 Bathrooms 6 Bathrooms
  • Sleeps 12 + 3 Children Sleeps 12 + 3 Children
  • Breakfast Service Included Breakfast Service Included
  • Pool Pool
  • Mountain Location Mountain Location
  • Tennis Court Tennis Court
  • Light Housekeeping Light Housekeeping
  • Optional Chef Optional Chef
  • Resort Concierge Resort Concierge

On approach, Hacienda El Valle looks almost fairy-tale-like, somewhere a romantic Moorish fable would take place.
The glorious Andalucian surrounds of this hacienda style house is the Lecrin Valley: olive and orange tree filled fields, misty peaks and undulating valleys.

There is no need to look outward though as the soothing, sun dappled, fountain gurgling central courtyard of the hacienda is truly special. It’s all about thrills not frills in this luxury rural villa.

At a glance

Four generous ground floor mini suite bedrooms with bathrooms, one junior suite and a principal suite with first floor terrace and bell tower. Sleeping up to 12 + 3 children in extra beds

Children adore the rural location and river walks closeby

Daily breakfast service, housekeeping and help on hand throughout the day

Enjoy several seating areas throughout the property with panoramic views

Get a tennis tournament organised between your party with use of the private court

Cook alfresco on the BBQ with local produce

Use the concierge to organise any manner of in villa events from live music to private chefs

Walk through the private estate of rolling hills and olive groves where the hacienda's olive oil is from

Just 30 minutes from skiing at Sierra Nevada and 35 minutes from Granada city centre. Closer to home is a charming village (Saleres) just 5 minutes’ drive away with restaurant

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Welcome to Hacienda El Valle

Hacienda El Valle is set within 4.5 hectares of organic private land a short drive from the charming village of Saleres (with a restaurant) and enjoys complete seclusion from its elevated position overlooking the valley.
This relatively modern villa is reminiscent of Granada’s Moorish past. Caramel hued and semi fortress-like it has an inner peace like a house with much more age. A serene inner courtyard, four mini suites with terraces, two principal suites with large terraces, pool and cosy outdoor and indoor fireplaces makes for an idyllic place to press pause.
Their own olive oil is served at the complimentary breakfast while you admire the groves down in the valley, it’s all ridiculously Andaluz.

How Hacienda El Valle works for you


Traditionally Spanish Décor with Exquisite Flourishes

Looking indoors all bedrooms are mini suites with the principal bedroom being the star of the whole house. The en-suite bathrooms are well lit, practical and perfectly formed.
The high notes of the interiors are the decorative wall murals – charming, wistful and reminiscent of Central America.
The exterior of the house harks to southern Spain’s Moorish past but the interior is heavily entrenched in traditional country Spanish style. Terracotta, stone, and wrought iron work are constant throughout. Mediterranean elements of blues, okra and browns are present with metal accents. Rich tapestries, hand painted murals, oversized art and rugs are added for an elegant touch.
The hacienda has a tower overlooking the front of the house, towards the pool. This enclosed room and two sun terraces make for a wonderful yoga/meditation space or can be set up for a romantic meal for two.

A Faux Moorish Triumph

The triumph of this villa largely lies outside in its location, central courtyard and picturesque bell tower. The setting truly is exceptional. The babbling fountains, the shady nooks, sun-soaked pool, whirlpool and your own off room terrace – there are plenty of places to rest and reflect. It would be easy to steal away for some alone time at Hacienda El Valle under a pine tree or in the second courtyard.
Gathering together is taken care of too, from the back terrace with outdoor fire, BBQ and dining table or in the central patio.
There are many hidden outdoor seating spots for a morning coffee or sundowning salute.
Getting active is easy with the private tennis court and pool with a small pool house chill out seating zone.

In spring wildflowers sway in the meadows around the Hacienda. In summer it’s all about the pool and enjoying the cool air trapped by the central patio, while in cooler months you can enjoy the three open fires – one outdoors the other two in the comfortable cosy living rooms. Hacienda El Valle asks you to reconnect so there’s no TV or speaker system onsite, this is to encourage disconnection but if a soundtrack to your holiday is a must there’s WiFi throughout the property.
The formal living room and dining room is located on the ground floor, and this leads to the covered terrace at the rear of the house. The kitchen is off this dining room and the principal suite is above this area on the first floor. There isn’t a door dividing the living space on the ground floor and the suite above.
For the winter the casual living room has a grand piano, dining table, desk and comfy seating round an open fire. There’s also a chess set and grammar phone in this area.

You are spoilt for choice when it comes to dining. There are three main areas all on the ground floor: The casual living/dining room, a formal dining room and alfresco on the terrace. Each table seats eight people but they can be extended to 12.

The pool area is a stroll away from the house. Mixing full sun, shade, bathing and comfy, reclining seating it’s a space to spend the day, all the while looking over mountainous countryside views. The chillout pool house is ideal for a lunchtime refreshment and the whirlpool dipping pool is just the touch after traveling.

The view through the valley, down to the pretty village and onto the lake or snow-capped mountains is something truly to behold. This is the romance, the reason you stay here. Yes there’s a private pool, whirlpool, tennis court and six mini suites but none of this compares to the dazzling location.

Daily Housekeeping

Your rental includes a daily visit from the housekeeper, usually in the mornings, plus a linen and towel change at least once every 7 days. Additional housekeeping hours can be booked and paid for directly to cover evening work such as after-dinner clearing up, or personal laundry.

Breakfast Service

Your breakfast can be laid out each morning, with assistance from your housekeeper to serve and clear away. Some light cooking may also be requested in certain villas. The food bill should be settled locally in most cases unless this is included in some of our Hotel Collection properties.

Catered to your choosing

If you prefer not to cook, we work with Michelin-grade professional villa chefs who can prepare a range of local or international dishes for you and your guests.
For a taste of authentic Spanish cuisine, ask about our gourmet Spanish menus, Paella demo’s, wine tasting, or book a Tapas tour with our expert foodie tour guides,

LVC Concierge

Your reservation with The Luxury Villa Collection includes automatic membership with our expert Concierge. This includes a pre-departure itinerary planning service so all your travel arrangements can be taken care of in advance, then the Concierge team are on the end of a telephone for anything you need during your stay.
Our Concierge team are nearby during your stay for a more hands-on approach, and their personal hours can be paid for locally at the end of your stay.
They can cover all manner of things from restaurant reservations, shopping errands, personal assistance at the shops, as well as arranging children’s nannies, golf, excursions, chefs and so on. Please do ask for anything you need and we will do our best to assist.


Your reservation with The Luxury Villa Collection includes automatic membership with our expert Concierge. This includes 2 hours of pre-departure itinerary planning so all your travel arrangements can be taken care of in advance. The Concierge team can then be contacted during your stay via Whatapp, SMS or Email with any further requests and any additional hours paid for directly.
They can cover all manner of things from restaurant reservations, booking your golf rounds, organising excursions, chefs and so on. Please do ask for anything you need and we will do our best to assist.

Villa Concierge

This property has a Concierge employed directly by the owner to assist you personally with anything you require before and during your stay.
You will also have details for The Luxury Villa Collection concierge for any additional items that may be required and not available via your Villa Concierge.

Shopping Service

A complete villa pre-stocking service is available through your Concierge, with goods paid for locally on arrival. We can also stock the bar or bodega for you.


Hacienda El Valle is within easy reach of a whole range of amazing experiences to add to your travel memories. From exciting family adventures like canyoning or diving to world-class golf, in-villa gourmet chefs to wellness treatments, we work closely with the best local suppliers to help make your stay extra special.

Skiing is always popular during the season (from December to late April). Sierra Nevada is great for beginners and children. Passes and ski hire can be arranged by the villa concierge.

For Spanish culture, explore the cities of Andalucia with a personal guide direct from your villa. Granada is an easy day trip away with the Alhambra Palace an absolutely must-see. For foodies we have selected the best places to eat in Granada city. Enjoy a selection of day tours or bespoke itineraries all with a door to door service in air-conditioned vehicles.

Collections featuring this villa


Hacienda El Valle has a dedicated event planner so your wedding, special birthday, anniversary or launch goes perfectly. With their little black book of the very best suppliers in Granada you can be at ease.
Facilities include:

      • Private location with several options for ceremony, dining and dancing
      • Caters for up to 250 guests
      • Characterful property with lots of aesthetic appeal
      • Central patio and belltower for a special ceremony space
      • Romantic principal suite
      • Separate toilets for events located in grounds
      • Parking available and space for transport to drop off additional guests if required.
      • Countryside setting with land extending to 45,000m2

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Wedding Couple at Hacienda el Valle


Enjoy all the perks of a boutique hotel during your stay at Hacienda El Valle, including:

    • Daily housekeeping
    • Linen and towel change every three days
    • Dedicated live-in Villa Manager
    • Daily breakfast layout
    • Chef, babysitter and masseuse can also be arranged on request*

The Hotel Collection

Bedroom Terrace at Hacienda El Valle


Hacienda El Valle has a 45000m2 plot within the picturesque Lecrin Valley in Granada province. This area is a paradise of mountains, valleys and rivers teaming with flora and fauna. Enjoy true seclusion in this spectacular rural villa with views unfolding in every direction.

The location is rural but not remote, this stunning hacienda offers the privacy of a rural retreat a mere 30-minute drive from the bustling streets of Granada.

Peace, quiet and calm just 40 minutes from the Costa Tropical coast.

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Hacienda El Valle Grounds in Spring

Enjoy the local area

Hacienda El Valle is located just outside Saleres, a small village in the Lecrin Valley, Granada. The surrounding area is famed for its local produce, including oranges and olives. During breakfast the local olive oil from the estate is served with fresh bread.
The villa has the added advantage of being situated a half-hour drive from the centre of Granada city and 40 minutes from the coast of Salobreña with its beautiful beaches. Skiing at the Sierra Nevada is 1 hour away.
Granada City
Granada is where Moorish and Christian Spain meet. This soulful city was home to Federico Garcia Lorca (writer and poet part of the generation of ’27), Enrique Morente (Flamenco singer) and the Alhambra Palace has inspired many a artist. It’s a wonderful day trip from Hacienda El Valle.
The house is also on the doorstep of some fantastic hiking trails, cycle routes (road and mountain) and is also a short drive from a nature reserve and stunning reservoir.
Lakes in the Lecrin Valley
From the villa Beznar reservoir is visible in the distance and Padul Lake is a little further away. Fun activities in the Beznar reservoir are sailing, kayaking, windsurfing or paddle surf. Lake Padul is a protected nature reserve within the National Park of Sierra Nevada. It’s famed for its water bird colonies. Prehistoric animals as well as mammoth remains have been found there.
Fiestas and Ferias: Saleres Fiesta (last weekend in October) includes religious celebrations, fireworks and a musical festival.
The feast day of Santiago Apostol (last Sunday of October), where effigies of Santiago Apóstol, the Virgen del Rosario and the Corazón de Jesús are carried in a procession around the village.
Traditional food: Oranges, lemons and pomegranates are in abundance in the Lecrin Valley. Expect hardy food like stews from chicken stock and fennel, migas (fried breadcrumbs) and homemade sweets from almonds and dates.
Other local amenities include:
Nearest Airports: Malaga AGP 135 km (1hr 30 min), Granada International Airport 51km (40 minutes)
Nearest Beach: Salobreña Beach 42km (40 min)
Ski Resort: Sierra Nevada 67km (1hr 5 min)
Supermarkets: Small supermarket located 2km (4 minutes) from the property. A larger supermarket, Mercadona, is located 12km (18-minute drive away) on the way to the neighbouring town of Durcal.
Golf: Impressive Playa Granada Gold (29 minutes)
Local Areas of Interest: Don’t miss the river walking close to the hacienda – a perfect way to cool down and get some exercise. Just a short drive across the valley are the charming white villages of the Alpujarras region. There is also skiing in the Sierra Nevada during the winter months. The ski resort is just over an 1-hour drive from the house (66km).

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