Jatar is a small, picturesque village in a quiet rural area at the foot of the Sierra Tejeda mountains. The village has several bars and restaurants, a small nightclub which opens at weekends, a supermarket, a pharmacy and a medical practice.
Alhama de Granada, famous for its hot springs dating from roman times is only 10 minutes drive away. You can enjoy the springs and a range of therapies at the hotel and spa complex near the village. The historic city of Granada is an hour's drive away from Jatar.
The nearby lake, Embalse de los Bermejales, has a spectacular mountain backdrop and its beach, picnic areas and fishing facilities make it a popular location in the summer with Spanish people from Granada.