With some of the best weather in Europe, this beautiful region is an ideal holiday location for both walkers and sun seekers alike, from mountains and lakes to palm trees & beaches. Properties to rent or buy in Competa include; villas, fincas & townhouses. Competa property is varied and unique.

Competa is situated 49 kilometres from Malaga and 18 kilometres from the coast at Torrox Costa, at an altitude of 636 metres. It lies within the area of Axarquia in the foothills of the Sierra Almijara, on the scenic Route of Sun and Wine, and has a population of 2,500. If you are seeking your dream Andalucian Property, this might just be the village for you.

The area is irrigated by numerous springs and streams from the surrounding mountains. The nearby Casa de la Mira Nature Reserve is spectacularly beautiful. The main product here is the grape; the wines of Competa being excellent and renowned throughout Spain. In general the locals prefer the sweet variety whilst visitors prefer the dry. There is an interesting wine museum in the village that sells different types of local produce and handicrafts, as well as doubling as a bar and restaurant.

Competa – A fabulous place to live

The village of Competa is set at the foot of the Sierra Almijara, the snowcapped range of mountains between Malaga & Granada, that stretch down to the warm Mediterranean.

If you are looking to rent a Competa Property or even to buy property in Competa, there are many estate agents you can use offering a wide selection of properties including villas in Competa campo and townhouses in Competa village.

Competa village is very pretty and it has retained much of its original Moorish layout and has lots of interesting nooks and crannies, with a good balance of shops, bars and restaurants. There are many fine properties in Competa. The magnificent parish church of La Asunción, in the main square of Plaza Almijara, was built in the 16th century in Baroque-Mudejar stlye.

The village of Competa is set at the foot of the Sierra Almijara, the snow capped range of mountains between Malaga & Granada, that stretch down to the warm Mediterranean.

Competa, dating back to the Moors, and whose style is reflected in its winding streets and whitewashed houses, has many excellent restaurants and bars and the local inhabitants are content to sit in the central square, drink coffee and wish the stranger, Buenos dias!

The village six hundred and fifty metres above sea level and from its flower bedecked streets and plazas there are spectacular views of sea, countryside and mountains. It is still an active and hard working agricultural town which makes an important contribution to the industry of the province with abundant crops of olives, almonds, grapes, raisins, figs and, above all, its famous wine, Vino de Cómpeta, which is renowned worldwide. In recent years a variety of tropical fruit has been successfully cultivated here. Mango, chirimoya and avocado plantations thrive on the sheltered slopes around Cómpeta. The Sierras lie to the north, snowcapped in winter, the wide blue expanse of the Mediterranean to the south. If an earthly paradise could exist the Axarquia would have to be its name.

This tranquil village is still, as of old, welcoming and assimilating those weary travellers who are seeking a less stressful lifestyle in one of the best climates in the Europe. It weaves its magic gently and the “mañana” philosophy, anathema to those impatient ones who seek instant gratification, slowly soothes and relaxes the tension of other, more demanding lifestyles. With all year round beautiful weather you will want to visit again and again.

Cómpeta, “La Perla de La Axarquia,” this sun blessed town of dreams, the portal of a newly discovered well being, is here, now, awaiting you.
If you are looking to rent a Competa Property or even to buy property in Competa, there are many estate agents you can use offering a wide selection of properties including villas in Competa campo and townhouses in Competa village.