Hello, my name is Maria Del Mar!

Andalusia, Spain


I am Mar and I live in Rioja together with a friend. We live in a cosy "Cortijo" with a great view of the valley of the river Andarax and its characteristic canyon.

I work from home and have a small natural cosmetics business (solid soaps, shampoos, and other cosmetics). I also love pottery and in my free time, I enjoy gardening, reading, playing the guitar or going hiking. Sara is a psychologist continuing her education in this field.

We live 5 minutes walking from the village but at the same time are pretty isolated. Here is the perfect spot to be in contact with nature, enjoy quite walks in the morning and develop your artistic side.

In Rioja, you can find two small shops, where to find anything basic you might need, and an amazing tapas bar :) Close by you can also find Gádor, which in 30 min on foot far.
Rioja is located 17km away from Almería, it takes 20 min by car to go to the city centre.

Reviews (3)

Reviews from guests

  • My tent between the olive trees and orange trees, reading in a hammock while being distracted by the vistas, spotting a kameleon; Mar’s place is a paradise.

    Mar and her friends are really kind and open minded. It was interesting to talk about our different backgrounds. I was invited for a beer (and some more) and we played music in the evening. Uhm now, they did, and I did my best to participate ;).
    Thanks Mar, say hello to your friends and I hope I’ll be in your garden another day :)

  • Our stay in the house of Marco and Mar was really good! They helped us to carry our stuff when we arrived, the place matches perfectly the given description and we had the opportunity to share a few beers which was super nice! We could use without any problem the kitchen and the bathroom. Everything was perfect!

  • Marco and Maria are very good hosts. Their place is great and the view is amazing ! Thanks again for your kindness and your advices (especially the tapas bar ????)