Things to do in Costa Tropical

Our most recommended things to do in Costa Tropical

From Málaga: Caminito del Rey Full-Day Tour

1. From Málaga: Caminito del Rey Full-Day Tour

Have an adventure along the El Caminito del Rey and walk 100 meters above the Guadalhorce River. Discover the Conde de Guadalhorce Dam, Desfiladero de los Gaitanes Canyon, and Guadalhorce River's history and importance to El Caminito del Rey. Meet your guide and board your bus for a ride towards Conde de Guadalhorce Dam. Begin your walking tour and learn how the dam is Málaga's main water reserve. Hear about the history of the Desfiladero de los Gaitanes and how the canyon was carved by the Guadalhorce River from your guide. Prepare to test your nerves on a high-up adventure along El Caminito del Rey. Follow the path which is about 3 kilometers long and less than 1 meter wide, hanging 100 meters above the Guadalhorce River. See the construction of a water channel from the reservoirs in the north to El Chorro and how the pathway was built for maintaining the channel. The path is known as El Caminito del Rey (the little pathway of the king) because it was inaugurated by King Alfonso XIII.

From Málaga: Cliffs of Maro-Cerro Gordo Guided Kayaking Tour

2. From Málaga: Cliffs of Maro-Cerro Gordo Guided Kayaking Tour

Kayak past secluded coves and inlets on this guided kayaking tour from Malaga to the Cliffs of Maro-Cerro Gordo. Look for local wildlife as you travel from La Herradura Beach to the Cave of the Virgin. Cool off with swim stops along the way. Meet your guide in the city center of Malaga and hop aboard a comfortable air-conditioned coach. Relax on the drive to the tour supplier's facilities in La Herradura where you can store anything you wish to keep dry in the provided lockers. Get set up with your high-quality kayaking tour and embark on your coastal adventure. Keep an eye out for marine life and mountain goats that like to visit the rocks by the sea. Arrive at Calaisa beach where you can spend time to admire its peculiar formation and marine life. Continue along the coast and pass by an old mill on the way to the Cerro Gordo Cliffs. Reach the cliffs that reach a height of 250 meters. Try to spot wildlife like chameleons, kestrels, and peregrine falcons. Make your way to the Cave of the Virgin which was once used for smuggling. Enter the sea cave on the kayak and see the statue of the virgin. Admire the orange coral and sea tomatoes that adorn the base of the rock walls. Return to La Herradura by kayak and transfer back to the meeting point in Malaga by bus.

Costa del Sol: Private 1-Way Transfer to/from Malaga Airport

3. Costa del Sol: Private 1-Way Transfer to/from Malaga Airport

Ensure your travels are hassle-free with this private 1-way transfer to your chosen destination in Costa del Sol from Malaga Airport, or vice versa. Travel in maximum comfort and safety with a professional driver. Get picked up in a Mercedes-Benz Vito, Volkswagen Caravelle, or similar vehicle. Enjoy room for up to 6 passengers and 6 pieces of luggage. Simply choose your desired transfer, then sit back, relax, and enjoy a stress-free ride to your destination.

From Malaga: Cliffs of Maro Hike w/ Beach Visit & Snorkeling

4. From Malaga: Cliffs of Maro Hike w/ Beach Visit & Snorkeling

Explore the scenic paths of the Cliffs of Maro Natural Park, surrounded by tropical crops of avocados, bananas, papayas, sugar cane, and apples. Take a guided hike departing from Malaga and walk through this paradisiac park on the way to a hidden beach. Enjoy time to snorkel in pristine waters. Meet your guide in Malaga and get transported to the park to begin your adventure. Visit an Arab vigil tower built in the 16th century before diving deep into the trails. Get in touch with the local wildlife and landscapes, becoming completely immersed in nature. Finally, reach a secluded beach to swim in its crystal-clear waters. Seize the chance to snorkel and admire the marine life. Relax on the white sand with some fruit and water to wind down after your hike.

Tropical Coast and Caves of Nerja Day Tour from Granada

5. Tropical Coast and Caves of Nerja Day Tour from Granada

The Costa Tropical boasts 320 days of sunshine a year along with dozens of beaches and coves and traditional towns overlooking the sea. Enjoy a full day soaking up the pleasant atmosphere as you visit the towns along the coast of Granada, such as Salobreña, perched on a hill and home to an old Moorish castle. Stop in historic Almuñecar, founded by the Phoenicians around 1000 B.C. and enjoy a walk in Majuelo Park and a visit to San Miguel Castle. You’ll have lunch in Almuñecar and in the afternoon depart for Nerja, a town in the province of Malaga, to visit the Nerja Caves, an archeological site that’s part of the Spanish Historical Heritage. Marvel at the stalactite and stalagmite formation of this natural spectacle.

Río Verde, Granada: X-Pro Canyoning Trip

6. Río Verde, Granada: X-Pro Canyoning Trip

Considered to be one of the most beautiful open canyons of crystalline water in Andalucía, the Rio Verde canyon is situated in the Sierra of Almijara National Park, 20 km from Almuñecar and only 50 minutes by car from Málaga. The Río Verde X-pro canyon, situated in Otívar (Granada), is a third level canyon with a duration of about 7 hours, including a rest halfway through. For this activity the required physical and technical level is medium-high. You will be swimming and walking in some areas, and also doing medium and high level abseilings of 8, 9, and 12 meters high. You will do different jumps between 4 and 9 meters high (optional). Experience this exciting canyon, the adrenaline catching you by surprise in each of its magnificent stretches. Explore its innumerable abseiling cliffs of up to 11 meters, its fun toboggans, its mystical cascades, and its beautiful green reservoirs.

Granada: Rijana Beach Snorkeling Tour

7. Granada: Rijana Beach Snorkeling Tour

Meet at the starting point in Granada and travel in an 8-seater van to the village of Calahonda, 50 minutes away. From here, you will head to the nearby Rijana Beach, a small, isolated and well-loved beach. The area is perfect for snorkeling, as the rock formations that surround the bay provide a great habitat for a range of marine life. As you explore the waters and underwater life, the instructor will take underwater photos and footage with his sports camera, and give them to you free of charge. When you are done snorkeling, you will have plenty of time to relax in the sun on the beach, before heading back to Granada.

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What people are saying about Costa Tropical

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 1,102 reviews

Amazing experience, it is definitely a must do thing if you are in the area Our guide, Rachel, was absolutely brilliant: full of energy, she shared with us interesting facts and details about the canyon, flora and fauna in the area - just amazing P.S. in my perspective, crossing the canyon is a bit of a challenge for people with acrophobia (fear of heights)

Do not miss this nice scenery and knowledgeable guide. Do remember to bring snack and drink. After entering the park no place to purchase.

This is an awesome tour. Enjoyed the day and Caminito Del Ray is incredible.

Le transfert a été rapide et efficace ,la chauffeuse était très sympathique

Great tour with great and professional guide. Recommended