Bedar is an authentic Spanish Village surrounded by glorious mountains looking down on to the fishing port of Garrucha, Mojacar beach and the Mediterranean sea. The winding narrow streets and historical cottages make it a typically traditional Andalucian village suitable to visit on holiday or to purchase a property, and submerge yourself within the local life style. The locals are friendly and there are some fantastic traditional bars and restaurants with wonderful scenery. Bedar is approximately 15 to 20 min drive to the beaches of Garrucha and Mojacar.
The village affords panoramic views to the surrounding landscape and mountain range, and wonderful examples of early rural architecture, which dates back to the Moorish occupation of the region. Bedar is an excellent destination for those looking for a rural holiday or full time home, but still within easy reach of the coast and all its amenities.
The village of Bedar is equipped with good amenities and facilities, including a supermarket, shops, bars, restaurants, a post office, chemist and medical surgery.
The village is extremely picturesque; set on a steep hill, with narrow, cobbled streets and alleys, many of the village’s original cottages are still lived in.
The town is especially popular with artists and visitors who want to experience a taste of real Spain. The town’s way of life is very laid back and the locals are charming.
Bedar is set in a privileged location of real beauty and tranquility. The area is perfect for those looking for a rural retreat, yet without complete isolation as you are only 15 kilometres from the coast.
Head up into the mountains and you can visit some of the ancient villages, with their pretty farmhouses. The area enjoyed many years of prosperity for its lead mining and still many of the old homes and buildings exist.
Part of Bedar, El Pinar is an old mining village which is a picture postcard town on a hillside overlooking the valley and the tourist destinations of Vera Playa and Mojacar Playa.