This has to be the most unlikely located tourist attraction in Europe: down a dusty track in the middle of miles of rocky desert. It's virtually impossible to find: the track is marked for service vehicles only, and you may well doubt that anything worth seeing could be here.
However, once you arrive it's like entering a scene from the Arabian Nights. I was frustrated not to be able to speak Spanish as I'd have loved to know more about the history of the place. The owner has created an oasis in every sense of the word: a lush, tranquil, Moorish garden with an adjoining atmospheric house.
The attention to detail is remarkable, and you're left feeling that you may have left the real world, particularly at dusk when the candles and lanterns are lit.
We didn't really understand how it worked as the owner lets you in and out with a key, and the menus have no prices. He doesn't charge admission but there's an implicit expectation that you buy a drink and tooth-decayingly sweet Moorish pastries, which you can either eat at a table or on the Arab-style carpets and cushions. We were charged 30 euros for four of us, and considered it money well spent for the experience. One to remember.
Important note: There's a sign on the door saying children under 14 aren't admitted. We didn't know beforehand and had an 11 and 8 year old with us. He let us in, but it was obvious that it's not the place to run around and shout. Not sure if he'd have let us in with younger or noisier kids!
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