Our most recommended things to do in Torremolinos
1. Full Day Gibraltar Sightseeing Tour
Your minibus will pick you up from Torremolinos, Marbella or Estepona and we will drive you to Costa del Sol. Once in Gibraltar, our minibus will take us to all the major sights, including Punta Europa and Las Cuevas de San Miguel. Punta Europa, on the edge of the rock, has a lighthouse and stunning views of the African mountains, just across the water. Cuevas de San Miguel has more of an edge. Though now a major tourist attraction, it was once a refuge for soldiers during wars and a secret passageway for those looking to escape. After the tour, we will give you the time to explore the shopping district of Calle Real and surrounding areas.
Brilliant experience. The coach driver in Gibraltar was absolutely amazing and knowledgeable and knew what he was on about.
2. From Costa del Sol: Caminito del Rey with Winery and Tapas
Visit the Caminito del Rey accompanied by a local companion. Walk across the 7.7 kilometers of footbridges and trails and cross the 105-meter high suspension bridge over the narrow gorge. Enjoy being surrounded by a natural and momentous landscape. Make a stop at a brilliant winery in Álora which specializes in unique red wine aged in oak wood. Learn about the fruits of the vine that grow under the Malaga Sun accompanied by homemade tapas and a drink.
3. From Malaga and Costa del Sol: Gibraltar Experience
You'll tour will begin as your meet your bus in the center of Málaga, near el Corte Inglés, or elsewhere along the Costa del Sol. From there you will take a coach to Gibraltar, traveling in air-conditioned comfort complete with reclining seats, WiFi, and USB ports. Throughout the journey, your guide will provide you with information about interesting things to do and see once having arrived at your destination. Once having passed through customs, your coach will drive inside Gibraltar before stopping in the city center to park. Guests that have booked the "Rock Tour Option" will then be informed about their tour departure, with guests having not booked the rock tour receiving free time for the day. Your bus will return at around 3:00 PM, with your route back being conducted via the same road. You will arrive to the Costa Del Sol around 5:00 PM, marking the end of your tour.
Great trip full of interesting information about Gibraltar. The guide Alex made it much special.
4. From Costa del Sol & Malaga: Caminito del Rey Guided Tour
Begin your day with a pickup and travel to Ardales. Make a stop at the Venta El Cruce, which is a local restaurant with plenty of typical local products and delicacies. Return to the coach 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. Receive a helmet and listen to the safety instructions. Your guide will join you and explain to you what you will find during the trek and give you many hints about the history of this peculiar construction. The Gorge, called Desfiladero de los Gaitanes, is a natural pass across the hills that separate the Malaga coast line from the inlands. The River Guadalhorce flows at the bottom of the gorges, after having passed through the reservoirs. El Chorro means the Spurt and your guide will explain why. El Caminito ...
Such a fun day- the pictures of this trip do not do it justice!! Beautiful hike snd great tour company
5. Costa del Sol and Malaga: Ronda and Setenil de las Bodegas
After leaving the Costa del Sol and Malaga, continue along a scenic route via the white village of Ardales and Cuevas del Becerro. Make the first stop of the day at the bull and horse breeding farm, Reserva Tauro, which is located in a UNESCO-declared Biosphere Reserve, just 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Ronda. Take a tour of the farm and get close to mother cows and their calves, as well as the herd raising the foals of pure Spanish breed horses. The land on the farm is a good example of the local vegetation with olive trees and cork oaks. Then, proceed on a short drive to Setenil de las Bodegas, one of the most beautiful and original white villages in the province of Cádiz. Take advantage of your free time to enjoy this peculiar town. Visit the houses embedded under the rocks of the precipice and sit down for a coffee. In Ronda, you will arrive at the bus station before continuing on ...
We would like to spend more free time in Ronda (more than 2 hours),but all another was super. And our guide Eduardo was excelent :-)
6. 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 on your guided tour. Connect with your guide to join a sightseeing tour that includes stops at Europa Point, entr...
We were surprised that the tri included a minibus tour and entrance to the nature reserve. We dripped off at the caves and clim ed up on our own - great opportunity to explore! Time was limited and the schedule was a bit unclear in the beginning, but we truly loved Ales and his personality. Thank you!
7. From Costa del Sol or Malaga: Caminito del Rey with Tapas
Start your day with pick-up at different points of the Costa del Sol or Malaga and depart for Ardales. Stop for breakfast (not included) along the way at a local restaurant with plenty of typical local products. Finally, arrive at the northern access point of the Caminito del Rey. The group will then walk through a small and quite long tunnel to reach the natural paths that leads to the entrance check point of the Gorges. At that point, you'll receive a helmet together with the safety instructions. Your guide will also join you to give you further explanations of what will be found during the trek but also many hints about the history of this peculiar construction. The Gorge, called Desfiladero de los Gaitanes, is a natural pass across the hills that separate the Malaga coast line from the inlands. The River Guadalhorce flows at the bottom of the gorges, after having passed through the...
Thank you for the experience. The trip was great. Nature is beautiful. Our guide ALEX was great. He speaks a lot of languages. He was very funny and nice. He told us so many interesting informations. Thank you !!!
8. From Malaga: Caminito del Rey Private Guided Tour
Be collected at your accommodation and embark on the 55-minute journey to the site. On arrival, take a tour with an official guide for two hours and see the stunning views of The Caminito del Rey (King’s Little Path). The Caminito is a narrow cliffside path hanging 100 meters above the waters of the river Guadalhorce. It was built onto the side of the limestone rock face. It passes through the Desfiladero de los Gaitanes (Gaitanes Gorge), which is also known as Garganta del Chorro (the throat of Chorro). It offers spectacular heart-stopping views down a sheer drop to the churning waters. The path runs from the Embalse de Guadalhorce reservoir, through the famous El Chorro gorge, and to El Chorro village, which is a major center for rock-climbing with a couple of rural hotels and a train station. The nearest town is Alora to the south along the Guadalhorce river valley. After your tour,...
9. Full-Day Gibraltar Shopping Tour from the Costa del Sol
Spend the day shopping in Gibraltar from the Costa del Sol and get more for your money. The British territory offers unrivalled shopping opportunities, with duty-free prices on many goods, and top British stores on Main Street. With hotel pick-ups in the Torremolinos, Marbella, and Estepona zones, you will travel along the picturesque Costa del Sol, past the Contravallation Line, all the way to Gibraltar where you will have free time to explore its many shops. Your full day to Gibraltar departs at 08:20, which will give you plenty of time once you have crossed the border. Explore the famous Rock, and browse all the fantastic shops and boutiques, including the famous Gibraltar Crystal, where you will find many beautiful items made of quality crystal. You will even have time to do a bit of sightseeing before you return. Head down to the grotto of St. Michael’s Cave, and look out for the...
Day trip to Gibraltar, just about enough time there. We did our own thing there and had time to walk to cable car and go up to the top and walk around all the main sites at the top that we wanted to see and walk back to town. Transport very comfortable and spot on time. Other pick-ups obviously add time to the journey but not too bad.
10. From Costa del Sol: Ronda and Setenil de las Bodegas
Depart the Costa del Sol, and travel on a comfortable coach through the beautiful countryside of the white village of Ardales and Cuevas del Becerro. The first stop of the day will be the bull and horse breeding farm Reservatauro, declared a biosphere reserve by UNESCO and located 5 kilometers from the city of Ronda. Tour the interior of the farm and get close to the bulls with their calves and the foals of purebred Spanish horses. The grounds of the farm are a good example of the local vegetation with olive and cork oak trees. Continue on for a short drive to Setenil de las Bodegas, one of the most beautiful, original white villages in the province of Cadiz. Take advantage of some free time to enjoy this peculiar village, stop to enjoy a coffee, and visit the houses embedded under the rocks of the cliff. Next you will arrive at the bus station in Ronda to continue the tour on foot an...
We were able to spend a good amount of time in both places. Our tour guide was great.
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Planning Your Visit
Try the Pescaito Frito
This fried baby fish is a local favorite. It’s all about seafood here—from fresh sardines cooked over charcoal to the traditional dish of sea bass baked in a block of salt.
Day Trips: Travel Along the Coast
The entire Costa del Sol region is a beachside paradise. Make it a true adventure and take a bus or rent a car to get to Benalmadena, Mijas, and Malaga. Even better: look into the various boat trips offered in the area.
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- Spring and summer are best for a visit, when the temperatures are warm, the days are longer, but there are fewer crowds. If you're planning to swim, visit in the early fall, when the water is still really warm.
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What people are saying about Torremolinos
It has been a wonderful experience, I have enjoyed it very much and our guide Edu has been incredible. I recommend it 100% The whole tour is beautiful.
Great trip, beautiful places and amazing guide. His passion and interesting stories made this day awesome
Great trip full of interesting information about Gibraltar. The guide Alex made it much special.
It was incredible. That is pity to can not spend more time in Gibraltar.
Well organized, professional driver and guide. Fully recommend!!!