Tourist Info (updated July 2019)

Official tourism page for the area (in Spanish)

Majaelrayo on Facebook  (in Spanish)

WiFi access: Coverage in most of the villages.

Swimming pools: Some B&Bs in Majaelrayo have pools. Some of the others in close-by villages also have pools. Check in advance.

There is a new incentive set up by Javier in Majaelrayo. It offers customized packages mainly for sports groups. These can include guides, special routes and even food. (Javier is an accomplished chef!) The informacion can be found at 

For the moment, the info is only in Spanish but will soon be available in English.

Where to sleep


La Majada del Rayo. This house rents for groups of up to 10 persons. It is a little out of town and very quiet. New since 2014. Very nicely decorated.

El Pajar Negro. This house rents for up to 8 persons. Attached house in the village itself. Spectacular minimalist decoracion with a great south-facing patio.

Las Cabezadas. Four apartments in well-tended installations. Each apartment has two bedrooms, living/kitchen area with fireplace, and bathroom. Very nice atmosphere.

El Callejon de La Gata. Very large house that usually rents out completely for groups. It can sleep 18 in 5 rooms with double bed and bathroom. There is also a full apartment on the upper floor with living room, bedroom, kitchen and bath. There is a summer swimming pool.

Cerezasymiel  Large house located on the outskirts of town. Surrounded by beautiful well-tended gardens. The entire house rents out for groups of up to 10 persons.


El Abejaruco   Small 5 room hotel. Very well decorated.

La Era de la Tia Donata   6 rooms. Located right next to a large complex specializing in weddings. Can be noisy.

La Casa del Sol   3 rooms plus a suite. In my opinion, one of the most attractive in the area.


Al Viento del Ocejon


La Pizarra Negra

Los Doce Robles

El Roblehueco


Albergue Rural Tejanegra   A rural hospice with room for 68 persons.


Where to eat

On the weekends, there is no problem since everything is open. If you come during the week, the selection is pretty slim but you won’t die of hunger.


Meson Jabalí

Located in the main plaza, this veteran bar/restaurant has reopened under new management. There is an indoor bar, an outdoor terrace and a large dining room on the first floor. The bar offers an interesting list of “tapas” and things to pick at. The dining room has a short menu with a good offering of appetizer, entree and dessert for 27€. Opens Thursday to Sunday.

Bar Contrabajo

A small bar located at the entrance to the pueblo. Weather permitting, there is a nice terraza to enjoy a drink or something to pick at. Opens during the week at 12 AM and weekends at 11 AM. Closed Tuesdays.

Campillo de Ranas

La Garduña

A small bar in the center of town. During the summer there are two outside areas front and back. Has good “tapas”. The opening hours are a little complicated and not very dependable.  Opens from 12 noon to 4 PM and again from 6,30 PM to 11 PM on Saturday and Sunday. 


A new bar/restaurant that is open on weekends. There is a small bar that is usually very active on Saturday and Sunday. The restaurant offer is mostly limited to grilled meat and roast kid and lamb. Friendly atmosphere. There is a nice open terrace in the summer. Telephones: +34 949 864 014 y +34 618 014 573

La Fragua

Located in the center of the village, this small restaurant opens every day except Thursday for lunch. However, from personal experience, it is advisable to confirm during the week. Weekends reservations are necessary. For large groups, they will also open for dinner. There is a small bar at the entrance and, further in, a comfortable small dining room. At lunch time there is a moderately priced special luncheon menu during the week. 

Telefonos: +34 949 864 034 y +34 679 503 784


Los Manzanos

A little bar/restaurant very popular with the locals. The bar opens in the morning until 9 PM. The snacks at the bar are especially good. The restaurant on the first floor opens for lunch. During the week there is a special inexpensive daily menu. Open Thursday to Sunday.

        © Richard Stephens Ely 2019