The Olive Tree is set amongst a patchwork of rolling countryside filled with almonds, olives and vines. The fields rise slowly until they touch the Sierra de la Pilar mountains. This is the pool where you relax and "breathe in " the views..
The local town of Pinoso, nestled amongst the pines (hence its name), a charming Spanish market town, its pretty streets lined with Restaurants and Cafe's, to suit all budgets. Ideal to try a "Menu del Dia" or experience the rural Spanish nightlife, amid the locals...
Only 2.5km (about 3 minutes by car) from The Olive Tree are 4 local Bodegas (wineries). The smallest (and closest) of which is Bodega Los Gabrieles. The entire building is no bigger than and traditional house. But as you step
The Vineyards and Bodegas are in full swing after a successful Grape Harvest. We are surrounded by beautiful wine country, and the local wine producers love to encourage visitors, to come along and learn more about this age old art. From
October and November is a great time to harvest the Crocus Sativus where we get the Saffron spice used for making the traditional Spanish dish, paella. My next door neighbour and farmer, Abel Alvarez Canto, tells me he plants the
The Olive Tree is within easy reach of many local attractions. Pinoso Also known as El Pinos and named after the pine trees that cover the surrounding mountainside in abundance. Pinoso is just 10 mins away and is noted to
Protected Wildlife Reserve Molina de Segura, Abarán, Blanca, Fortuna and Jumilla This wildlife park, part of the Subbetic mountain range, runs through the municipalities of Molina de Segura, Abarán, Blanca, Fortuna and Jumilla. The park is divided in two parts
May The Best House Win – Filming Fun for The Olive Tree My niece mentioned that ITV were looking for Spanish contestants for May The Best House Win and so I applied with photographs of The Olive Tree. Even though