Directions to La Madrugada

To make the most of your stay in this region, we recommend you rent a car from Málaga airport. The entire route is on tarmac roads.

By car from Málaga airport:

  1. First follow the direction to Málaga and then Almería-Granada-Motril (A7);
  2. Take exit 948 in the direction of Algarrobo. (A7206);
  3. Drive successively through the villages of Algarrobo and Sayalonga and follow the signs for Cómpeta. Mind you, it is a "carretera de montaña" a mountain road with curves so drive calmly and enjoy the view;
  4. Before entering Cómpeta, 1 km after the petrol station, at the crossroads and just after the sign "A7206 - km 0" turn sharp right and upwards, direction Torrox;
  5. After 1 km you will see on your left the Mirador (viewpoint) in the style of Gaudí;
  6. 50 meters further, at a T junction, turn right. On the corner you will see a bar (Venta de Palma) and a "Ferreteria" (this is a Do-It-Yourself shop). From here it is another 2.6 km to La Madrugada;
  7. After 700 meters at the Y-junction go straight on, this is the main tarmac road;
  8. After 500 meters keep left at the Y-junction (follow the sign with our M, right on the ground);

  9. After 500 meters at Y-junction (sign 30 km-limit) keep left and go up (follow the sign with our M);
  10. After 500 meters at Y-junction keep right (directly after Finca Celadonio), (follow our M);
  11. After 400 meters (2nd house on the right of this road): Target reached! You will see B&B la Madrugada on the right side of the road;
  12. Park the car, ring the bell and be welcome!

From Almería and Motril (A7):

  1. Take exit 940 Torrox and follow the signs for Cómpeta (A7207). This is a mountain road with curves, so drive slowly;
  2. After 15 km you will arrive at the top of the pass. At the crossroads, just after the sign KM 4, turn left (here you will see a bar "Venta de Palma" and a DIY-shop). From here it is another 2.6 km to La Madrugada;
  3. Now follow the route from point 7, as described above under "from Málaga Airport".


If you are using a navigation system, it will not recognise our address. Therefore, use the GPS coordinates 36.812238, -3.983906. First navigate to Cómpeta and then use these coordinates. Otherwise, you will be guided to La Madrugada via all kinds of unpaved roads!