A " carmen " is a traditional construction of Granada , which has its origins in the Muslim era ; consists of a house with garden garden abancalado adapting to the peculiar topography of the area . The " alcubillas " facilitate the distribution of irrigation water from the Acequia Real de la Alhambra or the Sultan in this neighborhood. One of these distributors of water known as the " Snail alcubilla " gave name to superior long stretch of what is now known as Cuesta Realejo .
The garden with terraces and pillars of water is distributed in different areas each differentiated by vegetation and location, from a temple of Tuscan columns covered by lush wisteria to Granada area paved with orange and lemon trees , past the imposing silhouette a century-old cypress featured in a 1910 Sorolla landscape .
The Carmen of the Water Tower consists of seven rooms on three floors and a tower , called Santo Domingo, La Wisteria La Bougainvillea, El Campo, Cypress , La Palmera and La Torre.Todas them are exterior facing and with exceptional views scenic Sierra Nevada, Granada and Vega. Most have a private terrace or access to the garden .
All rooms are air conditioned , have telephone, Internet - access and safe .
The decor has been carefully trying to prevail especially the unique character of carmen above that of conventional housing. Has been used furniture and objects from the past recovered belonging to the owning family but treated from a current perspective , creating a warm and cheerful atmosphere that invites guests to enjoy not only the private space of the rooms but also the common areas both inside and outdoors.