Its name is the most curious of the region. Written interchangeably in the past with H or G. It appears that it refers to the existence of a large freshwater pond, which probably affirmed that before there has been a lake. Important archaeological remains of prehistoric and Roman times were found in the village.
During the Moorish domination is confirmed as a military center and farmhouse, a function that is accentuated because during the reconquest it was being situated near the Spanish border. From this period remains the watchtowers built by the Nasrid kings.
Huélago (37°25′12″N 3°15′42″O)
Altitude: 913 meters
Population: 438 inhabitants (2014)
Distance to Granada: 63 km
Distance to the beach: 126 km (Motril)
Distance to Airport Malaga: 184 km
Distance to Airport Granada: 65 km
Touristic level: low- medium - high
Authentic level: low - medium - high