Costa del Sol
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Our most recommended Costa del Sol Water Sports

From Marbella: Canyoning Trip to Guadalmina

1. From Marbella: Canyoning Trip to Guadalmina

The Angosturas Gorge, situated in the municipality of Benahavis and very close to Marbella, is the ideal canyon for your initiation to this exciting sport. In wonderful natural surroundings, you will learn the basic progression techniques for canyoning accessible to all, and more demanding techniques for those who already have previous experience. For those who wish to, enjoy jumps from different heights into a deep water reservoir in an idyllic location surrounded by mountains. This canyon has 2 jumps at 5 meters, 3 jumps at 4 meters, and an abseiling of 5 meters. Those who still don't feel daring enough for the jumps will be able to opt for a fun toboggan. As you go, the gorge will narrow, showing you a landscape you could never have imagined. Don't miss this incredible experience that you'll want to bring back home!

Fuengirola: Private Boat Rental With Skipper

2. Fuengirola: Private Boat Rental With Skipper

Enjoy a relaxing day on the sparkling waters of the Mediterranean from Fuengirola with up to 12 of your favorite guests. Sit back, snack, and sip your beverage of choice as your licensed skipper takes you along the coast. Sunbathe on the spacious deck restock snack plates in the kitchen, and take a break in one of the three cabins Choose from a selection of included soft drinks, juice, wine, champagne, and snacks. Meet your captain at the Fuengirola Marina, and board your private luxury yacht for an unforgettable way to experience the Costa del Sol.

Fuengirola: Jetski Rental

3. Fuengirola: Jetski Rental

Enjoy an adrenaline-fueled trip along the coastline, with no license required. Arrive at the marina in Fuengirola and receive a quick briefing on the operation of the jetskis. You'll be pleased to hear that the jetskis are easy to handle, even for first-timers. Then, head out into the sea and experience the Malaga coast in this unforgettable way. Feel the thrill as you speed across the water. Embrace the feeling as the sun hits for face, and adrenaline pumps through your veins.

Malaga: Catamaran Sail with Swimming and BBQ Lunch

4. Malaga: Catamaran Sail with Swimming and BBQ Lunch

Set sail aboard a catamaran with a crew at hand and embark on a journey of relaxation. Travel seated or lying on the mesh net while you admire the coastline of Malaga on board this spacious catamaran. Take multiple stops during the trip to experience the blue tranquil waters, away from the crowded beaches. Marvel at the Mediterranean landscape while you chill in the sun or shade. Savor a meat BBQ on board, accompanied by mixed salad, fruits, and bread before heading back to the port.

Nerja: Sea Kayak Tour

5. Nerja: Sea Kayak Tour

Discover the magnificent scenery of Nerja from a unique viewpoint on the water. Follow your guide as you paddle through the local caves and past cliffs. Take your double or individual kayak and set off from Burriana Beach. Head towards Cascada de Maro and go past local points of interest. You’ll get to see many small cliffs and bays that are inaccessible from land. Listen as the guide teaches you about elements of the landscape. Take a break from paddling and swim in the clear water Learn the basic techniques of paddling a kayak as well as important safety considerations. Throughout the tour, photos and videos are recorded on a GoPro camera. Download these images later and enjoy reminders of the day

Fuengirola: Parasailing Adventure in Costa del Sol

6. Fuengirola: Parasailing Adventure in Costa del Sol

Soar safely above the sea with a parasailing experience provided by a British-run company that has been operating water sports in Fuengirola for over 22 years. Experience the rush of reaching heights of 250 meters on this action-packed trip.  Check in at the activity provider's office and begin your high-flying adventure. Feel confident as you fly with a full briefing of how the activity works and what to expect, including safety procedures. Enjoy using a disability-friendly company endorsed by the APA and PPAE. Take off from the shore on a comfortable winch boat and enjoy views of the shore. Get set up with high-quality parasailing equipment that is maintained to the highest safety standards. Fly alone or with your friends and family, as up to 6 people can fly together. Marvel as uninterrupted views of the charming town of Benalmadena and the Sierra Nevadas. Gaze out at the beaches and turquoise waters of Fuengirola. Return to your starting point at the end of your trip. 

Nerja: Cliffs of Maro-Cerro Gordo Boat Trip

7. 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.

Marbella: Catamaran Cruise

8. Marbella: Catamaran Cruise

Enjoy a trip aboard the Daria, a catamaran with all the modern comforts, on which you will get to spend a wonderful day. In addition to all the luxury spaces aboard the boat, this model offers greater stability than others, which will reduce dizziness, meaning this nautical adventure is ideal for all. During your cruise, there will be opportunities for you to enjoy such water sports as paddle surfing, kayaking, and even fishing if you wish. Snacks and drinks such as beer, water, and soft drinks will all be available during the cruise as well. The professional crew will make sure you see the best of Marbella from the water, all the while having as much fun as possible. There will be plenty of opportunities for photos, which will be available after the cruise for download, as you explore the coast aboard a luxury catamaran.

Fuengirola: Jet Ski Rentals - No License Required

9. Fuengirola: Jet Ski Rentals - No License Required

Chart your own course through Fuengirola bay with a Sea-Doo GTX 130 jet ski rental. Create your own high-octane adventure and enjoy breathtaking sights along Costa del Sol. Have the freedom to roam all the way to Castle Sohail.  Check in at the activity provider's office and enjoy a short briefing on how to handle the jet ski to ensure you are confident in the water. Set-off on your own through the turquoise waters of Costa del Sol. Reach speeds of up to 70 kilometers per hour and test out one of the latest generation Sea-Doo jet skis. Feel secure knowing that the activity provider's monitor will be there at all time to provide assistance and ensure you are safe.

Malaga: Bay Catamaran Cruise

10. Malaga: Bay Catamaran Cruise

Experience the Malaga's bay in an original way onboard a catamaran. Meet up at the pier in Malaga to start your sailing adventure. Board the Mundo Marino catamaran and enjoy the pleasure of sailing, getting to know the charming city from a new perspective. Enjoy a flexible route that is unique and special to each day. Let yourself be carried away by the wind and relax. Treat yourself to the bar service onboard throughout the trip. You can also enjoy an optional swimming stop during the cruise.

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What people are saying about Costa del Sol

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 18 reviews

The stable is nicely kept. The horses well tended and cared for. The guides and personnel were very pleasant and helpful. Ours was delightful! A lovely ride in the morning and the only thing is - it’s tricky to find! So maybe call and obtain specific directions. It’s rather obscure to find.

Excellent experience and well worth the money. The crew were super helpful and friendly. I would recommend this to anyone who is staying in Benaladena

Fantastic tour, everything perfect. Can be recommended 100%. The tour guides Luis & Esmeralda are also super friendly!!!!

Great trip along the coast to a wonderful swimming location. Even in May the coastal waters were warm. Very nice hosts

Modern bus. Good organization. Competent and friendly guide. We recommend.