Hotel Abentofail is named after Ibn Tufail, the great Andalusian philosopher, doctor, mathematician, poet and author of the first novel ever, "The Self-Taught Philosopher”. It is located in the heart of Guadix, one of the earliest human settlements in the Iberian Peninsula, few meters from its cathedral. The historical and natural surroundings of the hotel are unparalleled – we are less than an hour from The Alhambra and Granada and very close to the Nature Park Cabo de Gata – Nijar and the Almeria beaches.
The hotel has 30 renovated, comfortable rooms distributed on 3 floors and decorated in different styles, giving our facilities a unique and defined personality. In each room, recycled woods from Indonesia, the best wrought-iron work and noble materials have been used. Of course, the typical central patio crowned with its characteristic fountain could not be missing in our hotel; the perfect place to relax accompanied by quiet music and a perfect atmosphere.
Granada makes you fall in love. You can perceive the mixture of old cultures in the narrow streets of this beautiful city. In this tour we walk under the guidance of local guides that will show Granada in the way the live and feel the city. You will discover, in a funny and didactid way, all the history, mysteries and legends hidden all over the walls of the city, from its origins until nowadays. The tour starts in Plaza Isabel la Católica and finishes in the centric and well-atended Plaza Nueva. An indispensable panoramic tour if you want to discover Granada. When and where? Every day at 10:30 a.m. The meeting point is Plaza Isabel la Católica (next to Cristobal Colombus Statue). How long does it take? About 2 hours and 30 minutes. The route is on foot. Languages of the tour? Spanish and English.
For your own convenience, groups of 10 or more participants please on request. In case you want to join the free tour, a price of € 6 per person will be charge.
The best location to meet all the Andalusian essence
The strategic location of the region of Guadix makes it an ideal place for excursions to many spectacular nearby areas. The city of Granada is only 60 km away and in less than an hour the monumental city of The Alhambra can be reached either by public or private means of transport, frequent train and bus service is available at all times. At 30 km distance from Granada is the well-known skiing resort of Sierra Nevada, among those most important in Spain. The beaches of Almeria and the Nature Park Sierra de Gata - Nijar are only 120 km away with easy motorway access (public and private transport) as well as by train.