DIRECTIONS FROM ALGECIRAS

BY ROAD:

TAKE THE MAIN ROAD, THE A-7, TOWARDS MALAGA.

WHEN YOU APPROACH THE ESTACION DE SAN ROQUE YOU HAVE TWO CHOICES :

1) THE MOUNTAIN ROAD VIA GAUCIN – VERY QUIET BUT MOSTLY QUITE SLOW ROADS
2) THE COASTAL ROUTE VIA SAN PEDRO.

1) FOR THE MOUNTAIN ROAD, TAKE THE EXIT AT KM 115 SIGNED TO ESTACIÓN DE SAN ROQUE AND JIMENA DE LA FRONTERA.

FOLLOW THIS ROAD ACROSS THE PLAIN AND PASS THROUGH ESTACIÓN DE JIMENA DE LA FRONTERA AFTER ABOUT 40 KM. LEAVING THE TOWN TO YOUR LEFT TAKE THE RIGHT HAND ROAD FOR RONDA AND SAN PABLO. FOLLOW THIS ROAD FOR 30KM TO REACH GAUCIN.

KEEP ON THE MAIN ROAD, THE A-369, TOWARDS RONDA PASSING THROUGH ALGATOCIN AND BENADALID AND JUST BEFORE YOU REACH ATAJATE TAKE THE LEFT HAND ROAD TO JIMERA DE LIBAR.

FOLLOW THIS VERY NARROW ROAD FOR 6KM TO JIMERA DE LIBAR AND THEN HEAD TO THE VALLEY FLOOR – DO NOT GO INTO THE VILLAGE.

JUST BEFORE YOU REACH THE HAMLET BY THE RIVER AND THE STATION TAKE THE LEFT HAND JUNCTION THAT CROSSES THE RIVER.

AT THE T JUNCTION AFTER ABOUT 500M, TAKE THE RIGHT HAND ROUTE TO BENAOJAN. AFTER APPROX 12KM ARRIVE IN BENAOJAN.

AT ANOTHER T JUNCTION ON THE OUTSKIRTS OF BENAOJAN, TURN RIGHT AND ENTER THE VILLAGE WHERE THERE IS A CENTRAL RESERVATION WITH PLANTS AND TREES.

FOLLOW THIS TO A ROUNDABOUT – HERE TAKE THE THIRD EXIT – ALMOST STRAIGHT ON, ALSO WITH A CENTRAL RESRVATION.

CONTINUE ROR ABOUT 2 KM DROPPING DOWN HILL. THE NEXT JUNCTION ON YOUR RIGHT IS TO ESTACIÓN DE BENAOJÁN . TAKE THIS RIGHT TURN AND FOLLOW THE ROAD TO A STOP SIGN BY BAR STOP. TURN RIGHT HERE AND BY THE LEVEL CROSSING TURN RIGHT AGAIN. FORK LEFT AFTER ABOUT 20M AND THEN CROSS THE RIVER BRIDGE AFTER A FURTHER 50M. TURN RIGHT AT THE END OF A WHITE WALL … WELCOME!

2) TO GO VIA SAN PEDRO YOU ALSO HAVE TWO CHOICES – WHETHER TO USE THE TOLL ROADS OR NOT.

EITHER ROUTE MEANS YOU NEED TO STAY ON THE A-7 HEADING FOR MALAGA. AFTER GUADIARO YOU GET THE CHOICE TO STAY ON THE TOLL ROAD OR TAKE THE A-7 ALONG THE COAST. THE TOLL ROADS WILL SAVE YOU ABOUT 15 MINUTES ON THE JOURNEY TIME,. THE COST WILL BE IN TWO INSTALMENTS – BETWEEN 7 AND 10 EUROS IN TOTAL DEPENDING ON THE TIME OF YEAR.

A) IF YOU TAKE THE TOLL ROADS, YOU WILL NEED TO KEEP HEADING FOR MÁLAGA. YOU NEED TO TAKE THE EXIT FOR RONDA. HAVING PASSED THE PAY STATION, CONTINUE TO A ROUNDABOUT, HERE YOU NEED TO DOUBLE BACK ON YOURSELF TOTALLY FOLLOWING SIGNS FOR RONDA.

FOLLOW THE SIGNS FOR RONDA ON THE A-397 FOR ABOUT 50KM.

ARRIVING ON THE OUTSKIRTS OF RONDA FOLLOW SIGNS FOR SEVILLA ON THE A-374. BETWEEN KMS 28 AND 29 TURN LEFT TO BENAOJAN AND CORTES DE LA FRONTERA ON THE MA-7401.

FOLLOW THIS ROAD FOR 10KM UNTIL YOU CROSS A RIVER BIDGE AND A RAIL BRIDGE IN CLOSE SUCCESSION. 100M FURTHER ON TURN LEFT TO ESTACIÓN DE BENAOJÁN BY A PALM TREE.

TAKE THIS LEFT TURN AND FOLLOW THE ROAD TO A STOP SIGN BY BAR STOP. TURN RIGHT HERE AND BY THE LEVEL CROSSING TURN RIGHT AGAIN. FORK LEFT AFTER ABOUT 20M AND THEN CROSS THE RIVER BRIDGE AFTER A FURTHER 50M. TURN RIGHT AT THE END OF A WHITE WALL … WELCOME!

B) IF YOU STAY ON THE A-7, NON TOLL ROAD ROUTE, FOLLOW SIGNS FOR MÁLAGA AND MARBELLA. WHEN YOU ARRIVE IN SAN PEDRO DE ALCANTARA – AFTER APPROXIMATELY 50 KM – YOU WILL ENTER INTO A TUNNEL APPROXIMATELY 1 KM LONG. AT THE FAR END OF THIS TUNNEL TURN RIGHT FOR RONDA. FOLLOW SIGNS FOR THE A-397 TO RONDA. – APPROXIMATELY 55KM.

ARRIVING ON THE OUTSKIRTS OF RONDA FOLLOW SIGNS FOR SEVILLA ON THE A-374. AT KM 116 TURN LEFT TO BENAOJAN AND CORTES DE LA FRONTERA ON THE MA-8002.

FOLLOW THIS ROAD FOR 10KM UNTIL YOU CROSS A RIVER BRIDGE AND A RAIL BRIDGE IN CLOSE SUCCESSION. 100M FURTHER ON TURN LEFT TO ESTACIÓN DE BENAOJÁN BY A PALM TREE.

TAKE THIS LEFT TURN AND FOLLOW THE ROAD TO A STOP SIGN BY BAR STOP. TURN RIGHT HERE AND BY THE LEVEL CROSSING TURN RIGHT AGAIN. FORK LEFT AFTER ABOUT 20M AND THEN CROSS THE RIVER BRIDGE AFTER A FURTHER 50M. TURN RIGHT AT THE END OF A WHITE WALL … WELCOME!

BY PUBLIC TRANSPORT

THE RAILWAY STATION IS OPPOSITE THE BUS STATION. THERE ARE CURRENTLY FOUR TRAINS A DAY FROM ALGECIRAS DIRECT TO BENAOJAN – AND TWO EXPRESSES TO RONDA. FROM RONDA TO BENAOJAN YOU WILL NEED TO CHANGE TRAINS OR TAKE THE 1300 BUS MONDAY TO FRIDAY OR TAKE A TAXI – APPROX 25EUROS.

WHEN YOU ARRIVE AT BENAOJAN STATION, YOU NEED TO WALK ALONGSIDE THE RAILWAY LINE IN A SOUTHERLY DIRECTION UNTIL YOU SEE SIGNS FOR THE HOTEL BY A LEVEL CROSSING.