Casa de los Bates
* Minimum 10 pax

Monday to Friday, from 11 to 16 h.

Please note that visits must be booked in advanced.

Ctra. Nacional 340km. 329,5
18600 Motril GR

Visitors can enjoy the unique colonial small palace from the 19th century as well as the historical, botanical gardens from the 18th century and a guide is available. Rural visits are also offered around its tropical vegetable garden with an opportunity to taste seasonal products. In the restaurant, lunches and dinners are served with reservation. This site gives name to a famous botanical English garden with Jewish origins called Bates, who worked for the Catholic Monarchs according to the 15th century files studied by the local historian Mr. Manuel Domínguez. From the scenic lookout, you can stare at incomparable views of the sea, Sierra Nevada and our famous agricultural plain known as “La Vega”. The Generalife Garden from the 18th century and the Winter Garden from the 19th century are amazing treasures to be discovered by our visitors. There you will find a wide variety of centenary trees such as: araucarias, magnolias, cypresses, a Lebanon cedar and different types of palm trees. Apart from different kind of plants, like bougainvilleas, jasmines, mock oranges and gerberas. There is a beautiful stairway connecting the two gardens and it ends with two coral fountains. These and other fountains in the garden embroider the strolls and the sound of water with peace and harmony.

Non-guided visit around the gardens: 3€.

Guided visit around the small palace and the gardens: 6€.