Activities & Sports
in the alternative
Costa del Sol
There are plenty of activities and sports on offer in the area so if you are the type of person who wants more from your holday than a sandy beach or poolside
lounger then the following should help to keep you busy.
Walkers and nature lovers will adore the stunning mountain scenery just a few minutes away from
the coast. Our
walking and nature parks
section has more details.
Believe it or not we have water here too - and we don't just mean in the sea! Spain's love of
hydro-electric power has given rise to a large number of reservoirs which are surprisingly good
for freshwater fishing. For details on both fresh and sea water fishing see our
If golf is your game there are 2 courses in the area. For more information see our
If you are interested in boats then make sure you visit the local yacht marina at Caleta de Velez. As well as the pleasure boats you can see the working fishing port and there is a nice bar/restaurant where you can sit and watch what is going on. To get there take the N340a coast road from Torre del Mar towards Nerja and turn right at the small roundabout at the yellow Puerto sign.
There are watersports available on many of the more developed beaches. You will find more details on our
For information on the various sports and activities on offer in each of our featured resorts look at our
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