Introducing the groundbreaking Guilele from Cordoba! A crossover instrument with the size, sound, and feel of a tenor ukulele but with six strings, tuned just like a guitar, only higher*. This small six string is light, portable and a great travel option for guitarists on the go. It’s also a fantastic instrument for the ukulele player looking to explore the guitar, or for the adventurous guitarist searching for new sonic territory.
The Guilele and Guilele CE are built with a solid spruce top, mahogany back and sides, a rosewood fingerboard, and a natural satin finish. The Guilele CE features an active two-band EQ undersaddle piezo pickup system, and a cutaway for added upper register access.
*The Cordoba Guilele is designed to be tuned up a 4th from standard guitar tuning (same as a guitar with a capo at the 5th fret - A D G C E A - low to high), in the register of a traditional ukulele. Because the scale length of the Guilele is so much shorter than a guitar, standard E guitar tuning is not possible on this particular instrument, even with an alternate set of strings. Check out our travel guitars designed for standard tuning such as the Protégé Series, Requinto 580, Cadete, and the La Playa Nylon or Steel!
Solid Spruce Top
Back & Sides
Black ABS binding / Rosewood bridge
All natural wood braided inlay
Satin (matte) finish, natural color
String Spacing at Saddle
Fret Marker Inlays
Markers on the 5,7,10,12
Number of Frets
12 to body, 17 total
Body Width & Length
226mm width at lower bout / 170mm at upper bout / 28" in total length