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Get to know Cartajima (no more "I wish I knew this before")

This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you are better prepared for what to expect, what not to expect and can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Cartajima. To help you make friends with Cartajima before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!

Cartajima, in the province of Malaga, Andalusia, has a long history that goes back to Neolithic Age where Neanderthals and other cave dwellers settled. During the Bronze Age, Turdetani of the Tartessos, a pre-Roman tribe, has been noted to settle in Cartajima. There have also been significant evidences that Cartajima had been inhabited by Phoenicians and the Romans. Graves with human remains and various coins have been found in excavations in the surrounding areas. A necropolis and remains of ancient Roman roads were found in Cartajima.

Like all Andalusian and Southern Spain towns, Cartajima has been particularly important with the arrival of Moor conquerors and settlers. The name of Cartajima itself lends from Arabic, tagmazib or Al-Z’jaima, meaning “the site of a great height.”

Cartajima is one of famous Pueblos Blancos or White Towns of Andalusia, which are distinctive and well known for their houses and buildings with whitewashed walls and red and brown tiled roofs. Like many Andalusian and Southern Spain towns, Cartajima had many structures, buildings, and a town plan heavily influenced by Christian iconographies, especially during the Spanish Inquisition. Though the period of Catholic governance succeeded more than centuries, Moorish influences have remained evident in every aspect of design. Most of the attraction sites are the old Christian churches and Moorish buildings. This includes streets, piazzas, and houses with heavy steel designs reminiscent of Moorish inspirations. Some of the houses still have the cottage industry of old times like woodcarvings and pottery.

Though Cartajima suffered losses of records and destruction of structures, like many of Pueblos Blancos, Cartajima also includes a peaceful countryside landscape and environment. Most people go hiking and camping in the nearby areas.

Cartajima hostels provide tranquility with a limestone mountainside view. Hostels in Arcos de la Frontera all feature the distinct whiteness of Pueblos Blancos and the combination of Christian, Moorish, and natural influences.

Written by local enthusiast for Cartajima hostels

Written by local enthusiast for Cartajima hostels Angelica Burrage

Other Nearby Cities
Jubrique Jubrique (11 Km / 7 mi.)
Ronda Ronda (11 Km / 7 mi.)
Cortes de la Frontera Cortes de la Frontera (17 Km / 11 mi.)
Benahavis Benahavis (17 Km / 10 mi.)
Gaucin Gaucin (20 Km / 13 mi.)
Montecorto Montecorto (23 Km / 14 mi.)
Benaocaz Benaocaz (25 Km / 15 mi.)

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Your Packing List for Cartajima

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You may wonder what to pack when staying in hostels? There is a few absolute basics you always have to pick. Other items are more optional and depend more on your location. Here is the must-packing items when staying in hostels:

  1. Padlock
  2. Earplugs
  3. Sleeping Mask
  4. Quick Dry Travel Towel
  5. Head Lamp

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