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From Costa del Sol & Málaga: Caminito del Rey Guided Tour

1. From Costa del Sol & Málaga: Caminito del Rey Guided Tour

Prepare for a day of adventure as you walk the Caminito del Rey along the walls of the El Chorro gorge in Málaga. Follow a guide on a safe trail leading to the footbridge that runs through the Desfiladero de Los Gaitanes. Begin your day with a pickup from one of the many spots in Málaga and travel to Ardales. You will make a short stop in Ardales, a white village, so you can purchase breakfast in a this local area before to start the activity. Return to the bus and continue until you reach the northern access point of the Caminito del Rey. Walk through a small long tunnel to reach the natural paths that lead to the entrance checkpoint of the gorges. Then, receive a helmet and listen to the safety instructions. Learn what to expect during the trek and the guide will accompany you at the end of the group to answer your questions along the way while you enjoy the experience. Pass by the Gorge of the Gaitanes, a natural pass across the hills that separates the Malaga coastline from the islands with the River Guadalhorce flowing at the bottom. Embark on a safe and comfortable walk surrounded by breathtaking scenery. El Caminito del Rey, after many years of total abandonment, is now a rebuilt path that stretches between 2 gorges and a large valley. After finishing the downhill trail from north to south, reach the exit point where your bus awaits. Once the group is on board the bus, return to Costa del Sol and be dropped off at your pickup point.

Nerja: Cliffs of Maro-Cerro Gordo Boat Trip

2. Nerja: Cliffs of Maro-Cerro Gordo Boat Trip

Set sail to explore the Cliffs of Maro-Cerro, one of the wildest areas on the Costa del Sol where the beaches and coves have crystal clear waters. On the way, stop to snorkel, see the Balcón de Europa, and finally admire the Maro Waterfall. At this last stop, hop on a kayak or standup paddleboard to reach the waterfall and bathe in the shallow area. As well as the natural scenery, enjoy the GoPro photos and videos included in the price.

Nerja, Torrox, or Torre del Mar: Caminito del Rey Day Trip

3. Nerja, Torrox, or Torre del Mar: Caminito del Rey Day Trip

Admire the beauty of the Gaitanes Gorge on this day trip from Nerja, Torrox, or Torre del Mar to the Caminito del Rey walkway. Follow your guide on a trail that is attached to the gorge walls 100 meters above the Guadalhorce River. End your tour with a cold bottle of water and then rest or have lunch at the Local Restaurant Mesón Carrión. Choose a pickup option that is close to you with tour options for pickup in centrally-located stops in Nerja, Torrox, or Torre del Mar. Relax aboard a spacious and comfortable bus on the journey to the Caminito del Rey walkway. Listen as your guide tells you about the surroundings and history. Start your walk in the late morning and go through a tunnel that leads to where the Caminito del Rey trail begins. Equip yourself with a safety helmet and begin your hiking adventure. Feel the thrill of walking above to Guadalhorce River from the north access point and make your way for approximately 2 .5 hours at a gentle pace. Snap photos of unique canyon landscapes during picture stops along the route. Take a refreshing break at the south access point. At the end of the hike, the bus will pick you up at the meeting point, have time to rest, and sip on a free bottle of water while returning to your pickup point.

From Malaga: Day Trip to Gibraltar with Guided Tour

4. From Malaga: Day Trip to Gibraltar with Guided Tour

Meet your guide and hop aboard a motorcoach as you set off to Gibraltar. Along the way, relax and enjoy the scenery as the coach makes stops to pick up additional guests.  During your journey to Gibraltar, listen to your guide as they detail the program for the day, point out interesting sites, and explain the main customs limits for products purchased on the peninsula. Also, learn a bit about the overseas British territory and its connection to Greek mythology.  Upon crossing the border notice how the city lies at the foot of a huge limestone rock where you can have fabulous views over the bay and sometimes the northern coast of Africa if the weather permits it. Arrive in Gibraltar and after the coach is parked you will have five hours to spend as free time and participate in your guided tour.  Connect with your guide to join a sightseeing tour that includes stops at Europa Point, entrance to Saint Michael’s Cave, and the possibility to have a close look at the famous Barbary apes, the only wild primates in liberty in Europe. The tour takes approximately 1.5-hours, after which you will have free time for lunch, shopping, and exploring the city at your own leisure.

From Málaga: Skip-the-Line Nerja Cave and Frigiliana

5. From Málaga: Skip-the-Line Nerja Cave and Frigiliana

Discover two emblematic towns of Málaga's coast, the province known for plentiful sunshine hours, charming white villages, and its great cultural and artistic heritage. Visit Frigiliana and the Caves of Nerja with an English-speaking guide, and learn about Andalusian history and customs throughout your tour. After making your way to the meeting point, board your transport toward the town of Frigiliana. Admire the town's Moorish structure, the beauty of its houses full of flowers, the smell of nature, and the sea breeze. Contemplate amazing panoramic views from the Arab Lizar Castle and Fortress. Next, make your way to one of Spain's major tourist attractions on the Costa del Sol, close to the town of Nerja. Enjoy skip-the-line access to the Caves of Nerja, and explore the cave's different chambers with your guide. The tour concludes back at the original meeting point.

From Granada: Skip-the-Line Nerja Cave and Frigiliana

6. From Granada: Skip-the-Line Nerja Cave and Frigiliana

Get to know these two towns along Malaga’s coast in a province known for the high amount of sunshine it receives each year. See charming villages and learn about the region's great cultural and artistic heritage. Explore the white architecture in the towns on the Andalusian coast. Visit Frigiliana, which is full of Andalusian culture. Admire the town's Moorish structure, the beauty of its houses, flowers, and the sea breeze. See the Arab castle and Lizar Fortress, from where you can take in amazing panoramic views. The Caves of Nerja are a series of caverns close to the town of Nerja in the Costa del Sol. The Cave is one of Spain's major tourist attractions. During the day you will be accompanied by a guide who will explain to you important facts about the places that you will visit to help you understand their history.

From Málaga or Marbella: Private Gibraltar Tour

7. From Málaga or Marbella: Private Gibraltar Tour

Embark on a guided half-day or full-day tour to Gibraltar and visit the imposing Rock of Gibraltar, home to a nature reserve. Choose to extend your tour after your visit to the reserve with some time for shopping and exploration within the city. Start with pickup from your accommodation in Málaga or Marbella. Travel across the Spanish border into the British Overseas Territory of Gibraltar. Gaze in awe at the massive limestone rock, known as the Rock of Gibraltar as you cross the border. Meet your guide in the town and take a guided tour of the nature reserve located on the Rock of Gibraltar and explore St. Michael’s Caves, the Siege Tunnels, and the Moorish Fortress. Spot the mischievous Barbary macaques, which are the only wild primates in Europe. If you choose the full-day tour option, take some time to explore the city at your own pace, with time for shopping and lunch. Then board the bus for a relaxing journey back to your accommodation.

Tropical Coast and Caves of Nerja Day Tour from Granada

8. 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.

From Málaga: Day Trip to Nerja and Prehistoric Cave Tour

9. From Málaga: Day Trip to Nerja and Prehistoric Cave Tour

Explore the town of Nerja on this day trip from Málaga. Discover the secrets of a prehistoric cave and soak in the views from the Balcony of Europe. Walk through the picturesque streets. Enjoy the convenience of being picked up from the comfort of your accommodations in Málaga. Sit back and relax in a comfortable vehicle on a drive through the scenic Spanish countryside to the resort town of Nerja. Head to a prehistoric cave. Admire the impressive auditoriums and galleries as you stroll through the cave and see artifacts and remains. Listen as your guide tells you about the history and formation of this cave. Drive to the town of Nerja to visit the Balcony of Europe which overlooks the Mediterranean sea. Have some free time to take a stroll through the typical Andalusian streets that are lined with white buildings with red terracotta roofs. Return to you accommodation in Málaga.

From Motril: Nerja, Frigiliana and Caves Private Tour

10. From Motril: Nerja, Frigiliana and Caves Private Tour

Enjoy comfortable transportation in a private vehicle from Motril cruise port and set off on your sightseeing adventure to Nerja and its caves with your local driver. First, go on a private tour of Nerja's famous caves, which are some of the most popular in the world, and one of the top attractions in Spain. Visit the Balcony of Europe in Nerja town and admire its views of the Mediterranean Sea, then take a short stroll along the beach coves with some lovely fishing cottages. Head to the unique white Andalusian village of Frigiliana, situated in the mountains behind the coast. Walk through its charming streets up to the top terrace to enjoy a wonderful panoramic view of the coast and mountains.

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What people are saying about Costa del Sol

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 55 reviews

The trip, the time spent doing things, the guide... Everything went perfect. It was an excellent tour. The guide presented in spanish and english but could also explain in french, german or dutch - she has a natural talent for being a guide and the languages are just a plus

Very good guided day trip to Caminito Del Rey. Transportation was very smooth and easy to find them. If you want to feel comfortable and visit Caminito Del Ray without planning everything yourself, then definitely book this trip

The very well organized tour, with explanations, anecdotes and curiosities that made it tremendously enjoyable. Highly recommended.

Fabulous experience, made better by the efficient and professional tour operators who run this trip. Definitely not to be missed!!

It was a great experience! Gabriela is super personable, we had fun! And thanks to Pedro the driver.