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Things to do near La Cizaña

Beautiful horseback riding on the beach
A horseback riding route on the beach to discover the authentic beauty of Torremolinos. We offer this experience on Monday-Wednesday- Thursday-Saturday and Suday. You don't need any riding experience at all . You can take photos Come and enjoy this beautiful horse track with us! Children from 7 years and older may ride on their own horse. Less then 7 may go together with their parents. Other things to note You do not need any experience; take closed shoes with you, your camera and ENJOY!!
Original Nightlife Pub Crawl
Our adventure starts at the first bar, which is a less noisy one, this is located in an historical malagueño area. We can enjoy authentic chill atmosphere and drinking with other travelers!! Secondly, we are going to another bar that is located inside of the city, and where you will enjoy a more active nightlife atmosphere. You can find many different types of alcohol in a range of reasonably prices, so let's get involved! Third place, this is the first club in our tour where you will dance to all types of music and genres. Lastly, will be our last stop of the night where you'll have free VIP entry and something to drink inside (usually a shot). Other things to note: The route may vary from time to time, based on the weather and season conditions.
Tropical hike+paradise beach+snorkel
I will pick you up in Malaga city center with my van and we will go until the coastline near to Nerja. From there, we will start the hike until a secret beach that just few locals know. Walking throught hidden paths, we will discover tropical crops of avocados, bananas, papayas, sugar cain and custard apples. We will visit a vigil tower built in the XVI century and we will get in the Natural Park. Once in the Natural Park; we will discover the wild life of this unique area in the way to the paradisiacal beach. When arriving at the beach, we will go for a swim in the crystalline waters of the natural park and we will snorkel in order to explore the sea life. After enjoying in the sea; we will sit down on the white sand and we will relax having some fruit and water. WE WILL CROSS SOME IRREGULAR AND STEEP TERRAIN SO YOU HAVE TO BE USED TO DO HIKING IN THE MOUNTAINS. IF YOU WANT TO VISIT NERJA IN THE AFTERNOON I CAN DROP YOU OFF THERE (BUS TO MALAGA EACH 30 MINUTES (4,5€/pp). WOULD YOU LIKE TO BE PICKED UP AT YOUR ACCOMODATION? TEXT ME... I CAN PICK YOU UP AND CHARGE YOU A FAIR PRICE BASED ON HOW FAR YOU ARE FROM MALAGA CENTER. STAYING IN TORREMOLINOS, BENALMADENA, FUENGIROLA? LAST TRAIN STATION IN MALAGA ("ALAMEDA") IS THREE MIN WALKING TO THE MEETING POINT. IT IS NOT ALLOWED TO HAVE FOOD OR DRINK COFFE IN THE VAN. ITS A MEDIUM DIFFICULTY HIKE WITH SOME STEEP AND IRREGULAR AREAS. ITS NOT ALLOWED TO WEAR SANDALS OR FLIP FLOPS TEXT ME IN CASE YOU NEED OTHER DAY NOT AVAILABLE.
Hike to Saltillo gorge & white village
I will pick you up in Malaga city center with the van and we will go to the white village. Once there, we will start the hike visiting the white village first and then taking the arab irrigation canal until the gorge of the almanchares river, in the heart of the Natural Park (2h30). Along the path we will interpretate the landscape of the Natural Park of Sierra Alhama, Tejeda and Almijara: its geology, the animals, plants...We'll stop at the most beautiful view points to take pictures. Once in the river, we will do a picnic and we will take a bath in the crystalline water of the river (not in winter). In the way back (1h), it´s very likely to cross wild goats in the Natural Park and we will enjoy the sunset in the mountains. Perfect hike to do an inmersion in the countryside and to understand the real Malaga. COMING IN LOW SEASON?: TEXT ME IF YOU WANT A DISCOUNT. DISCOUNT FOR FAMILIES OR MORE THAN TWO PEOPLE, 39 €. TEXT ME IN ADVANCE. STAYING IN TORREMOLINOS, BENALMADENA OR FUENGIROLA? THE LAST TRAIN STATION IN MALAGA ("ALAMEDA") IS JUST THREE MINUTES WALKING TO THE MEETING POINT. NOT ALLOWED TO EAT FOOD OR HAVE DRINKS IN THE VAN. Other things to note HIKE OF 3,5-4 HOURS. There is just a couple of short steep areas (two and five minutes each). TEXT ME IN CASE YOU NEED OTHER TIMETABLE OR DAY NOT AVAILABLE IN THE CALENDAR.
Best sunset hike around/in Málaga
We will take a 22 minutes bus ride from the bus stop ‘‘Malaga centro’’ in the direction of El Palo. Afterwards we will walk 40 minutes through the neighborhood and 40 minutes throught the mountain to the top. Where we will be able to admire the views of the sea and the city. The hiking will take approximately 1 hour 30 minutes with breaks if will be necessary. We will reach the summit shortly before sunset to enjoy the magical view of the city, mountains, sea and if the weather would be good we will be able to see also the African continent. Incredible photos are guaranteed. We will be going back by the same route.. Other things to note Travelers need to have comfortable clothes and shoes, a water, a snack and if they want a camera. It would be wonderful to remember this incredible view, sunset and experience.

Things to do near Cortijo de Maza

Go local for a day!
This adventure has 2 of the most important ingredients to make your walk around Malaga an UNFORGETTABLE visit: the experience of a local 'malagueña'; and also a officially qualified tour guide. The idea is not to talk about a huge amount of historical facts, nor to treat you as just another tourist. The purpose is to experience and feel the city as a REAL LOCAL, a real "malagueño". The duration of this activity is 2,5 h. approximately which starts with a nice coffee or tea at one of the most iconic squares of the city: Plaza de la Merced. Then, the walk will get started around the historical area in order to discover the most well-known places (as well as surprising, unknown ones) of the centre, while talking about history, curiosities, traditions... and some stories as well :) Where do locals go, what are our customs, where do we go and what do we eat? Besides this, there will be some delicious local products for tasting during the visit. DO YOU FANCY ENJOYING A TOUR WITH A DIFFERENCE? Then, let's go! - Other things to note: * Booking in Spanish - under request (reservas en español bajo consulta previa). * Is there no availability for the date you requested? Please send a private message and we'll try to suit the experience to your needs. * 100% accessible for wheelchairs and pushchairs. * Huge fan of dogs :)
Guided visit to a winery with five wines tasting and tapas
We will have fun, we will learn, and we will love the wine from Málaga! We will meet at Plaza de la Marina, in Málaga city center. We will be waiting for you ten minutes before next to the main door of the tourism office spotted there. Then we will be about 30 minutes heading a small town with the typical appearance of an Andalusian town (all buildings in white color, keeping the inside fresh in summer) called Álora in a pretty and comfortable van while learning a little bit about the history and culture about Málaga thru the wine. Once we arrive we will visit the vineyards, breathing the clear air of the mountains, accompanied by the owner of the winery, telling us how is the cultivation for the different varieties used there (Cabernet, Merlot, Syrah, Moscatel .. and some more local grapes). After about 25 minutes walking among the vines, we will visit the pretty cellar nearby, where to learn how is the process for converting the grapes in wine and how to old it later using oak barrels with the intention of getting different tastes, etc And finally we will go to the winery`s patio, for a slow tasting of 5 wines + tapas with the advises of the owner for the complete enjoying of the different tastes we will find in each wine. Surprises, laughs, good mood and great local wine are guaranteed on this tour. Finally, we will go back to the meeting point.
Camino del Rey with guide and breakfast typical of the area
Caminito del Rey Bus pickup at a certain point We will get to know Caminito del Rey first hand, which consists of 7.7 kilometers between walkways and trails crossing at the end of the tour by a 105-meter high suspension bridge located on the Gaitanes Gorge. We will discover the history of its construction and enjoy the so breathtaking views. Trip to Caminito del Rey with local guide, typical breakfast. *Tasting of a typical breakfast (Antequera mollete with tea or coffee) *Visit with local guide to Caminito del Rey (entrance included) * free time in Ardales to be able to eat (about 1 hour) *Languages: English/ Spanish
Hiking Torcal de Antequera (UNESCO site)
I will pick you up in Malaga city center with my van and we will go to the WORLD HERITAGE SITE by the UNESCO: El Torcal de Antequera. We will do a 3 hours hike through the Natural Park of Torcal de Antequera. There, we will discover this incredible and unique place: the plants, animals, landscape and the amazing geologic shapes. I will explain to you why this amazing landscape has been made in this way. We will stop by in different view points where you can take pictures of the incredible scenery. You can not find a landscape like this one in other part of Europe. We will cross some griffon vultures, wild goats, and some little reptiles. Moroever, there is a fox that sometimes appears looking for food. We will discover the Ammonites hidden in the park and the different shapes drawn by the stones: the sphinx, the robot, the screw, the cathedrals... COMING IN LOW SEASON?: TEXT ME IF YOU WANT A DISCOUNT. DISCOUNT FOR FAMILIES OR MORE THAN TWO PEOPLE. 39 €. TEXT ME IN ADVANCE. WOULD YOU LIKE TO BE PICKED UP AT YOUR ACCOMODATION? TEXT ME... I CAN PICK YOU UP AND CHARGE YOU A FAIR PRICE BASED ON HOW FAR YOU ARE FROM MALAGA CENTER. IF YOU ARE STAYING IN TORREMOLINOS, BENALMADENA OR FUENGIROLA THE MEETING POINT IS JUST THREE MINUTES WALKING FROM THE LAST TRAIN STATION IN MALAGA ("ALAMEDA"). ITS NOT ALLOWED TO EAT FOOD OR DRINK COFFE IN THE VAN (WATER NO PROBLEM) Other things to note The hike will endure around 3 hours. No danger, no big slopes, no risk at all. TEXT ME IF YOU NEED OTHER TIMETABLE OR DAYS NOT AVAILABLE.
Hike to Saltillo Canyon and White Village
I'll pick you up in Málaga city center -see "meeting point"- and will transport you to the white village where starts the tour (IF YOU CAN TRANSPORT YOURSELF LET ME KNOW SO I CAN OFFER YOU A BETTER PRICE RATE). !DURING SUMMER IS JUST HOT DURING THE FIRST 2 KMS HIKE (1 hour) WITH SOME COOL SHADE AREAS! We'll start the route in the center of the picturesque whitehouse village, passing by an old arab canal and walking through a 4'5 kms path of beautiful landscapes and getting finally into the gorgeous Canyon where we'll do a little picnic, usually Next to the natural spring pools. Total lenght of the tour is 10 kms walking (hike is go and back + small walk in the village) On the way we can see wild goats if we are a bit lucky

All activities near Costa del Sol

Beautiful horseback riding on the beach
A horseback riding route on the beach to discover the authentic beauty of Torremolinos. We offer this experience on Monday-Wednesday- Thursday-Saturday and Suday. You don't need any riding experience at all . You can take photos Come and enjoy this beautiful horse track with us! Children from 7 years and older may ride on their own horse. Less then 7 may go together with their parents. Other things to note You do not need any experience; take closed shoes with you, your camera and ENJOY!!
Navegar en Velero, Avistamiento Delfines
Disfruta de la Costa del Sol navegando en un velero! Navega a vela cuando haya viento y siente como el viento mueve la embarcación sin mas ruido que el barco rompiendo las olas. Si no hay viento navegaremos a motor. Goza de unas vistas espectaculares de Marbella y su montaña desde el mar, en días despejados podrás ver África y Gibraltar! Sol, aguas cristalinas, brisa marina, un buen baño en alta mar cuando el tiempo lo permita, disfrutar de un paseo en tabla de paddle surf, disfrutar del sol en las colchonetas, navegar en busca de delfines! o simplemente relájate y vive una experiencia diferente. Nuestro velero de 12 metros de eslora se encuentra en Puerto Banús. Si queréis hacer una celebración privada o grupo privado puedes preguntarme :) En Marbella se puede navegar durante todo el año, en invierno es aconsejable ponerse una chaqueta pero el tiempo suele ser bueno. Otros aspectos destacables Usa ropa adecuada para la temporada, así como zapatos deportivos y protector solar. Esta experiencia está sujeta a las condiciones meteorológicas y de navegación. en caso de cancelación por mal tiempo, recibiréis devolución del dinero
Wine & Tapas Tour by E-Bike (full day)
Wine and Tapas with the Locals, by Electric Bicycle, off-the-beaten-track experience. Join us for a full day out on e-bikes through two typical white Andalucian villages which tourism has not touched. We stop briefly and watch as life goes by, just like stepping back in time. After our first stop we cycle approximately 12kms through rolling countryside until we reach our first stop for wine and tapas. After sampling some fine cuisine and chatting to the locals we continue on our e-bikes, and are rewarded with a glorious 5km descent before reaching our second white village. After time to explore this delightful place and hearing about it's history we ride a few more kms to our final destination for a scrumptious late lunch before returning to Ronda. Duration 6-7 hours, cycling approx 25km. includes wine, tapas, lunch and pick-up / drop off at Ronda. Other things to note: You will be fully guided by us, electric bikes are safe and easy to ride but ability to ride a regular bike is necessary. We will provide instruction for the e-bikes and a practice ride before we set off for the day.
Yoga and hiking in the Mijas mountains
Join us for nature and yoga in the picturesque village of Mijas Pueblo. We meet in the main square of Mijas Pueblo, in front of Bar Mijas for a guided stroll through the village towards the Mijas Sierra mountains, then we will go on a 40-minute uphill hike on an intermediate-level route on uneven terrain past the Hermita chapel to the marble quarry for a 60-minute yoga session with stunning views over Mijas, Fuengirola and the Mediterranean Sea. On clear days, you can even see the continent of Africa and Gibraltar from the clifftop. The yoga session is suitable for all levels and will end with a 10-minute guided meditation session. Mats can be provided upon request. Afterwards, we will walk downhill to my private roof terrace, where you can enjoy a healthy vegetarian brunch overlooking views of the Mediterranean Sea. The brunch consists of a juice or smoothie, herbal teas, bread and honey or olive oil and a vegetarian main course and dessert. Please let me know if you have any food intolerances or allergies when booking the experience, so I can ensure that I can cater to your needs. My classes are suitable for all levels of yoga experience, an average level of fitness is required as we will be hiking on an uneven uphill path.
Paella de la Abuela Andaluza in our Family Farm
You will enjoy the delicious Andalusian cuisine, in our family field, with beautiful views of the Mediterranean Sea and the Sierra Bermeja. You will taste our family's typical Paella, traditional starters, dessert and drinks. You will learn the unique secrets and traditions of Andalucian culture. We will welcome you with a delicious Sangria, made with locally produced wine, fruits and citrics from our harvest. We will tour the gardens and tell you the story of our farm and our family, traditional Estepona's farmers since 1.931. You will participate in the preparation of the traditional Paella de la Abuela Andaluza, with fresh products from the sea buy at local market, the mountain and our garden. As we explain the step-by-step and history of our grandmother's recipe, you can have the drinks and starters you want: Cheeses, Olives, iberian Ham and charcuterie, Artisan Bread. We also offer wines, signature cocktails, and a variety of non-alcoholic beverages. Finally, we will share a delicious Colombian Coffee accompanied by a traditional estepona's cakes. We will see you off by giving you the recipes of our preparations! It will be an unforgettable experience! We have vegetarian options that we can arrange and we can adapt to any dietary restrictions or allergies that you inform us!
Paddle Boarding Tour along the coast
Whether you have previous experience on Paddle boarding or not, this is the perfect way to experience the beauty of Marbella and its surroundings from the sea. Setting off from the Marina, our fully qualified instructors will get you standing, paddling and when you are ready they will take you for a spectacular tour out into the Mediterranean sea. Everything will be done at your own pace. Jump in, have a swim, try some turns or just relax on your board while your passionate guide describes the view of Marbella and the stunning Sierra Blanca Mountains beyond. - This tour does not require previous experience - Small groups - Family friendly tour
Kayak tour on the beautiful Marbella coast
This guided kayak tour is the perfect way to explore the beautiful coastline of Marbella. From the Marbella Harbour you will set off along the coast, enjoying stunning views of the town and the Sierra Blanca mountains beyond. If it’s too hot, jump into the clear blue Mediterranean sea for a swim. Then get back on your kayak to continue your tour. The beauty of Marbella from the Sea is now more accessible than ever.
Sunset Stand-up Paddle Tour in Marbella
Possibly the most active and eco friendly way to explore and enjoy the Bay of Marbella and the waters of the ancient Mediterranean Sea. NaluSur's fully qualified instructors (Jose, Javi, Alexandra, Martin or Sergio) will help you stand up and paddle your first strokes in the calm waters of the Marina before you set off to explore the ocean beyond. Swimming, laughing and learning a new skill while enjoying spectacular views of the promenade, the Sierra Blanca and the mountains beyond. We always finish the tour in a local bar in the Marina with a complementary drink. The best way to see the Sunset, sharing the day’s events with friends and locals. Other things to note - This tour does not require previous experience - Small groups - Family friendly tour
Creative Pottery in Malaga
You will have the chance to explore your creativity making your own piece of pottery, The two hour experience will give you the opportunity to hand-build and decorate a unique souvenir of your visit to the Costa del Sol. The studio is situated in a beautiful and quaint spot off the turist track but only 5 minutes from Malaga airport. Pottery has a drying and firing process that will take it's time, so try and book at the begining of your stay so that we have time to get the piece ready if not we can arrange for the piece to be posted to you Other things to note Come along and enjoy the relaxing experience of hand- building pottery, we speak Spanish and English. All levels of pottery and ages welcome
Walk with donkeys and share their love
At Donkey Dreamland we can offer you, your family and your friends a very special and unique experience. Join Donkey Dreamland rescue centre in their daily activities taking care of the rescued donkeys. Guests will arrive at the sanctuary where I will introduce myself and tell some of the story of Donkey Dreamland's formation and speak about the experiences of some of the donkeys. You will also have the opportunity to experience the life of the volunteers, looking after the donkeys. This will include feeding, cleaning their stables and paddocks, grooming, applying cures. After an introduction to the work of the sanctuary and a safety talk, you will take a walk with the donkeys, enjoying the company of these amazing creatures as well as experiencing the amazing countryside surrounding the sanctuary. Surrounded by beautiful wildlife and olive trees, you will find it hard to believe that you are just 5 minutes drive from the beach, except that for the most part you will have an enticing view of the sea, when you are not gazing into the loving eyes of the donkeys. Please note that this experience previously provided an Andalusian Brunch, but this has now been replaced by "snacks and nibbles" and the price reduced accordingly. A VIP Experience to include the Andalusian Brunch will be available shortly.
Wine & Dine with a Personal Chef
Guests will be able to participate in an interactive cooking class offering various international dishes in the comfort of your own home. Always wanted to learn how to make one of your favorite meals? No problem, we can cook together! Relax in the outdoors while sipping on a nice glass of vino, or any beverage of your choice and indulge in the zen. Learn some simple tips and tricks along the way that will help you excel your culinary expertise. Perfect for a date night or special event. Wine & Dine with stunning views and unbelievable food that you will learn how to recreate on your own. (Private Chef option available at your own establishment or residence to host your next dinner party or event) Some dishes include: -Meatballs in a homemade tomato sauce with your choice of spaghetti or salad -Falafel with a garlic yogurt sauce -Chilli (vegetarian option available) -Asian Chicken Stir-fry -Greek Souvlaki mediterranean bowl with rice or salad, served with homemade tzatziki -Chili chicken with black bean and corn salsa -Caprese pasta salad with buffalo mozzarella -Blackened chicken with sweet potato mash -Teriyaki chicken lollipops with asian slaw -Thai chicken green curry (vegetarian option available) *Special Requests Available* Insta Page: delishmealplans
Gibraltar Dolphin Watching Adventure
Take a look around you and you may find yourself in amongst a pod of dolphins as large as 200 or more. You will be close enough to hear their splashing, breathing and even the sound of their sonar whistling as they communicate with one another. Depending on the season you may also encounter whales, turtles and sunfish, or the breathtaking sight of shoals of bright blue flying fish as they try to escape the snapping jaws of the chasing dolphins. On every trip we guaranteeing you unbeatable frontline viewing at all times. You will have ample room to move around freely with our wide open decks and seating for everyone. With passenger kept comfortable, our crew have the time and space to keep up our trade mark first class service with an in depth commentary sharing with you our wealth of knowledge on the dolphins and Gibraltar's history.
Fun Cooking Class -Tasty Andaluz Tapas
My husband, Nacho, a great cook and super lovely guy, is from Malaga and steeped in the traditions of local cuisine. We are a relaxed, friendly couple and will welcome you with open hearts. In our farmhouse kitchen you will learn how to make a delicious selection of tapas including our past guests' favourites. You will indulge in a broad spectrum of local dishes including seafood, vegetarian and meat (depending on your preferences) accompanied by our favourite wines until you are well and truly sated. We will dedicate about 2 hours for your class and an hour for eating on a stunning private terrace in the woods. There may be a possibility for you to spend the night in our beautiful Mongolian yurt or in a double room in our home to make the most of being in this spectacular area - let us know if that appeals! Nacho is very patient so don't worry if you are a nervous cook or don't have too much experience. We want you to feel relaxed and enjoy the experience and then be able to replicate the dishes back home so that you can offer your friends and family an authentic taste of Andalusia. We will eat together in a leisurely way on our beautiful terrace with spectacular mountain views...and count our blessings. Enjoy! Other things to note: Other dates & times possible. We can also provide a pick up and drop off service from Ronda or Estepona which can be paid for separately.
Navegación en velero al atardecer por la costa de Marbella
Navega al atardecer y disfruta en nuestro velero de 12 metros, ubicado en uno de los puertos más conocidos del mundo, Puerto Banús. Disfruta de esta experiencia romántica en grupos reducidos donde podréis observar el mejor atardecer de Marbella desde el mar y las maravillosas vistas de Marbella y su montaña. En días despejados podréis ver las montañas de África y el estrecho de Gibraltar! Podréis disfrutar de la sensación de estar en mar abierto y sentir la brisa marina sentados en la amplia mesa o bien tumbados en las colchonetas, todas estas sensaciones serán acompañadas con un aperitivo, un buen vino blanco, cava o refrescos. Cuando haya viento navegaremos a vela y podrás sentir la sensación de deslizar por el mar sin mas ruido que el del barco rompiendo las olas. Cuando no haya viento navegaremos a motor. Nuestro velero de 12 metros de eslora se encuentra en Puerto Banús. Si queréis hacer una celebración privada o grupo privado puedes preguntarme :) En Marbella se puede navegar durante todo el año, en invierno es aconsejable ponerse una chaqueta pero el tiempo suele ser bueno. Usa ropa adecuada para la temporada, así como zapatos deportivos y protector solar. Esta experiencia está sujeta a las condiciones meteorológicas y de navegación. en caso de cancelación por mal tiempo, recibiréis la devolución íntegra. La capacidad es para 9 personas más el patrón.
Visit to olive oil mill and Tasting
1) We will meet at the offices of the Aceites Molisur oil mill. 2) Once there, we went to the oil museum to discover how olive oil was made more than 100 years ago. It will be amazing to see the machinery of this centennial mill in operation. 2) We will taste three olive oils, so you will learn to differentiate the nuances and aromas of an Extra Virgin Olive Oil. 3) We will finish the tour visiting the current manufacturing factory, during this tour you will discover how we make our "gold liquid"! You will also visit our exclusive cellar, as it is the only stainless steel cellar that can be visited in Spain. During the tour you will enjoy wonderful views of the entire valley! The best time to do this activity is from October to December but you can come whenever you want, we are open all year! Other things to note The tour is offered in Spanish, English or bilingual. If you do not find availability, contact us to see if we can open that specific date and time and look for the way to make the tour together.
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