These two secluded, little known hamlets in the Axarquia are situated 40 kilometres to the east of Malaga and just 14 kilometres from the coast at Torre del Mar.
Set at an altitude of 450 metres in a lush green valley, this community is surrounded by olive and almond groves, vineyards and tropical fruit planations. Between them these hamlets have a population of about 60.
Village facilities include free wi-fi, a medical centre, an infants school, postal service and daily or weekly deliveries by two bakers, two fishmongers, a greengrocer, supermarket, butcher and refridgerated van.
Pasada de Granadillo The origins of the community is unknown but one theory is that they may have been founded by people fleeing pirate attacks on the coast.
Pasada de Grandillo & Los Capitos Facts
Municipality: Canillas de Aceituno
Altitude: 450 m
Distance to Malaga: 40 km
Distance to coast: 14 km
Pasada de Grandillo & Los Capitos Useful Numbers:
Emergency Doctor: 061
Emergency Police: 091