At the foot of the Sierra Almijara, overlooking the Mediterranean Sea, the white village of Cómpeta welcomes its guests. It can be reached via mountain roads from two points on the coast in just 30 minutes. From Malaga, Cómpeta is only 50 kilometres away.Suddenly you come upon the town, like a gift from heaven, all dressed in white with the Sierras Tejeda, Almijara and Alhama in the background.Explore the narrow streets, experience the cuisine of Andalusia or simply enjoy the beautiful scenery. You will find typical food in the many restaurants where you will be welcomed as a friend. Hospitality is another characteristic of this place.The wine, sultanas and almonds, along with tropical fruits are some of the delicacies you must try.Cómpeta offers you a wide range of cultural and sporting activities, several sports facilities and an extensive network of hiking trails across the sierra to the hidden paradise of "Sierra Almijara".The history of Cómpeta dates back to Roman times. The name means "crossroads" and "meeting place". About 38 different nationalities live in Cómpeta today, who have lost their hearts to the land and its people.