Bandolero - Rural Hotel & Restaurant, Júzcar near Ronda, Spain
Steely grey mountain tops, soaring
eagles, deep valley vistas, verdant chestnut trees, white villages, big
sky, wild flowers & cactus, mountain goats, boars, black pigs &
rabbits; these are some of the scenes of nature at its best to behold while
staying at Hotel Bandolero.
El Bandolero is a small, charming
rural hotel and restaurant tucked away in one of the seven small white
villages of the Upper Genal Valley in the Ronda Mountains in the greenest
part of Andalusia.
Owners David Nuyen and Ivan
Sastre Pascual welcome you to their charming accommodation in the village
of Júzcar in the Genal Valley where you can escape all the pressures
and stress of urban life and return to nature. Experience the pace of traditional
Spanish living while relaxing on the terrace, sampling local Ronda wines
and tapas as you enjoy the marvellous views that the lush chestnut tree
country of the Upper Genal Valley has to offer.
Energetic springtime visitors
will get to view some of the 2,000 species of blossoming wild flowers in
the pristine valley while on marked walks between the seven white villages
of the Upper Genal Valley ("Alto Genal" in Castilian).
Autumnal visitors will enjoy
the changing colours of the chestnut trees while summertime visitors can
swim & relax poolside at the hotel or participate in extreme outdoor
adventures in and around the Genal River in Júzcar; for birdwatchers,
there are many varieties of migrating birds year round throughout the Serrania
de Ronda (Ronda mountains). For everyone all year, the mountaintops offer
spectacular views, including all the way to Africa! We are also surrounded
by four large natural parks splendidly full with nature, La Sierra de las
Nieves Biosphere Reserve, Grazalema Natural Park, Los Alcornocales, Sierra
Real Bermeja, all excellent locations for walking and bird watching. The
European Commission has designated La Sierra de las Nieves Biosphere Reserve
to be a destination of distinction and excellence (fantastic location for
walking in nature).
there is El Bandolero to discover. El Bandolero, constructed in a rustic
style in 2001, offers tapas and creative cuisine along with the creature
comforts of country living.
hotel consists of eight spacious double rooms including two suites, a breakfast
dining room, restaurant, bar and terrace, lounge, swimming pool and terrace,
and has a WiFi hot spot gratis for hotel guests.
the delicious cuisine of Chef Ivan Sastre Pascual, a Cordon Bleu trained
chef with work experience in some fine London restaurants; sip a refreshing
"tinto de verano" (red wine and lemonade over ice) on any one of El Bandolero's
terraces, taste the tapas, relax and let the views carry you away.
of the spacious double rooms have wood-burning stoves & terraces with
stunning views of the valley and mountains. All rooms are decorated in
a rustic style, have en-suite bathrooms and include coffee/tea facilities,
televisions and central heating.
Bandolero is perfectly situated for special holiday escapes due to the
fantastic surrounding nature.
offers theme holidays including painting workshops (featuring pastels,
oils and water colours), walking holidays in the Genal Valley, La Sierra
de las Nieves and throughout the Serrania de Ronda, guided bird watching
holidays and accommodation, extreme outdoor adventure packages, wine tasting
weekends featuring locally produced Ronda wines and relaxation package
to comfort & pamper you. There are also theme weekends sponsored by
the village hall which include a conference on wild mushrooms in November
and a springtime weekend on the history of the Valley. Hotel Bandolero
is also very well situated to visit other popular locations in Andalusia
such as Marbella and the Costa del Sol, Gibraltar, Tarifa, Jerez de la
Frontera, Seville, Granada and many white villages in Seville, Malaga and
of this is available here, in the tiny, charming white village of Juzcar
in the Genal Valley. A beautiful location with stunning views of the greenest
part of Andalusia, green with nature the year round, a charming rural hotel
offering peace and tranquillity and finally, a warm welcome from local
residents, all very near Ronda but far enough away to feel like a different
world of peace and quiet.
(JUNE 2011) - Juzcar was selected as a venue to promote a 3D summer
film released in August 2011 about the Smurfs ("Pitufos" in Castilian).
The village of Juzcar had all its white facades painted "Smurf blue"
as in the photo below.
Tourist Office (Ronda)
de Blas Infante
Government Tourist Office (Ronda)
Office for Serrania de Ronda area
10.00 - 20.00, Monday to Sunday
de San Miguel
09.30 - 13.30, 16.00 - 18.00, Monday to Saturday
10.00 - 20.00 Monday to Sunday
10.00 - 19.00, Monday to Sunday
museum which offers the opportunity to learn about the Ronda area wines.
There is a wine tradtion in Ronda that goes back for 6,000 years. The museum
is housed in an old villa in the historic old town of Ronda.
Available on enquiry
Half board includes room,
breakfast and lunch OR dinner.
Half board meal includes
starter, main, bread and dessert.
course could include fish or meat; please specify, when booking half board,
if you have a dietary restriction.
All prices include VAT of
High season:- minimum stay
- two (2) nights.
Booking & Cancellation
Please note our booking &
cancellation policies, as they are a vital part of the management of a
small rural hotel. Because of our size, cancellations affect us significantly.
To confirm and guarantee a reservation
at Hotel Bandolero:
a deposit is required in the
amount of the first night's stay per room reserved including VAT;
deposit to be paid via credit
/ debit card, Visa, Maestro or MasterCard, please;
card details required: name
on card, 16 digits of card and expiry date;
all other room charges will
be settled upon check-out;
special provisions may apply
for holiday periods;
American Express and Diners
Club cards are NOT accepted.
If booking our house, we require
50% deposit (non-refundable during high season/holiday periods) upon making
the booking and full payment upon arrival. Deposits for low season bookings
are 75% refundable up to two (02) weeks prior to arrival. For cancelations
made less than two weeks prior, deposits become non-refundable. Minimum
stay is two (02) nights always.
No charge if cancelled more
than 7 days prior to arrival
One night's charge if cancelled
less than 7 days prior to arrival, early departures full booking remains
No-shows - 100% of booking will
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