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Salobreña - Hostal San Juan

Updated on August 5, 2014
The roof terrace is paradise for sun-lovers
The roof terrace is paradise for sun-lovers
Atmospheric features are one of the advantages at San Juan
Atmospheric features are one of the advantages at San Juan

Salobreña Atmospheric Accommodation

Hostal San Juan is a good base for a holiday full of opportunities on Costa Tropical in the province of Granada.

San Juan is located in a quiet side street in the city center of Salobreña - only 10 minutes walk from the beach and about the same walking distance from the old town of Salobreña.

You can park in the street right outside the hostal - on Calle Jardines, but the rest of the street is strictly pedestrian. There is a garage for motorbikes.

Tasteful and individual decorated rooms
Tasteful and individual decorated rooms
Moroccan themed apartment at San Juan
Moroccan themed apartment at San Juan

2014 Prices

The weekly price for an apartment for three persons is 250 EUR in the low season and 430 EUR in the high season.

Room rates are from € 50.00 to € 65.00 pr. night, and prices include all taxes.

The Rooms

Hostal San Juan has 14 individually furnished bright rooms including a family room with four beds and one room equipped for wheelchair users.

There are also two apartments: one apartment decorated in Moroccan style with its own entrance from the rooftop, and an Andalucian apartment with separate entrance from the street.

All are equipped with air conditioning, private bathroom, heating and satellite TV. You will find safes for guests at the reception.

The most popular accommodation at the San Juan is without discussion the Moroccan-styled penthouse, which customers request over and over again.

Salobrena - Tourist Guide

The Patio is the heart of San Juan
The Patio is the heart of San Juan
French Jean-Pierre & his Spanish wife Maria Carmen
French Jean-Pierre & his Spanish wife Maria Carmen

Contact Details



0034 958 611 729

The Patio is The Heart of San Juan

The host-couple, French Jean Pierre and his Spanish wife, Maria Carmen, bought the place at the start of the millennium, and spent the first year renovating the building and transforming it into the atmospheric and tastefully decorated hostal that San Juan is today.

There is no restaurant and no bar in San Juan, but the charming patio at the reception serves breakfast every morning between 8.00 and 11.00 including a glass of freshly squeezed orange juice. You do not need to order breakfast in advance, you simply turn up if you feel like it, or you go out and have breakfast somewhere else – according to your mood.

- When you're on vacation, says Jean-Pierre, -you should be free to do what you want, and there must be room to be spontaneous.

- Since we do not have either restaurant or bar in San Juan, breakfast is the only time we have the chance to pamper our customers, says Jean Pierre. – During breakfast we have time to give advice about the area and assist with booking of tours.

In the friendly and welcoming atmosphere of the patio guests can use the Internet for free.

The city itself has a rich variety of restaurants from Steak Houses, Pizza- and Tapas bars to Seafood Restaurants

Hostal San Juan C/.Jardines, nº1 Salobreña Granada 18680 Spain:
18680 Salobreña, Spain

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Hostal San Juan. An atmospheric accommodation in Salobreña. San Juan is located in a quiet side street in the city center. 10 minutes from the beach.

Parking right outside Hostal San Juan
Parking right outside Hostal San Juan


Hostal San Juan is centrally located in the flat, new part of Salobreña within walking distance of the beach, the old town, "Casco Antiguo", the Arab castle and plenty of restaurants, cafes and shopping.

During the summer guided historical tours around the Old Town, agricultural area tours, theater trips and bicycle tours are arranged and conducted in Spanish, French, English and German.

Every Tuesday and Friday there is a market in Salobreña from 10.00 to 14.00. Go straight to the end of Calle Jardines, the street where San Juan is located just to the opposite end where the streets are pedestrian and turn left so you can see the market.

From July to September you can go on the Costa Tropical biggest night market along the promenade that offers a large variety of clothing, pottery, fruit and souvenirs.

Salobreña has Europe's only active sugarcane production. A good long walk along the beach to the west brings you to the small village, La Caleta, which houses the cane factory.

For the physically active, there is so many opportunities in and around, Salobreña, horseriding, scuba diving, hang gliding, mountain climbing, etc Check out information about current activities at the tourist office.

Day Trips.

The city itself is centrally located for day trips to many exciting attractions. You can ski in the Sierra Nevada in the morning, and still make it back to enjoy the beach life in Salobreña in the ate afternoon.

Alhambra and Granada are only 45 minutes drive from Salobreña, and the Caves of Nerja and Nerja town is only a short drive away.

It is almost impossible to get bored in Salobreña.


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      Simone Haruko Smith 

      8 years ago from San Francisco

      Great hub! Your photos, description, notes on pricing, and day trip tips are quite helpful :D

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      8 years ago from Other Side of the Sun

      The San Juan looks like a lovely place to stay. Great pics as well


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