To the south of the Iberian Peninsula, Andalusia boasts an immense wealth of never-ending beaches. This region blessed by the sun also exudes unparalleled joie de vivre. So come and recharge your batteries in the balmy Andalusian evenings, nibbling on some tapas to the sound of flamenco music, or relaxing in the sun on one of the many fine sand beaches. Or come to admire the grandeur of the Moorish era at the Alhambra in Granada, the Mezquita in Córdoba or the Giralda in Seville.
With regards to tourist attractions, the Costa del Sol’s reputation speaks for itself. The superb beaches with numerous water sports, quintessential golf courses, convivial hotels, particularly suitable for families and with a lively atmosphere, quintessential of the Andalusian temperament, make this a prime destination. The Costa del Sol is also the ideal departure point for exploring the marvellous hinterland with its unparalleled cultural heritage.
Approx. 50 km from the airport and 55 km from Malaga. 30,000 inhabitants. Without doubt the most elegant seaside resort and the best known on the entire coast. The lively atmosphere of Plaza Naranjos is very appealing and this is a preferred meeting point. Take a walk too along the charming and romantic narrow little streets with flowerpots hanging all along the walls. The marina of Puerto Banús. approx. 7 km away, is particularly luxurious. Let yourself be tempted by internationally renowned shops and boutiques. A tour of the restaurants, bodegas, flamenco bars and upmarket discos is sure to entertainmentsain. Sport lovers will delight in the many facilities for tennis, horse riding and golf.
Located approx. 8 km from the airport and approx. 12 km from Málaga, approximately 30,000 inhabitants. The largest seaside resort on the Costa del Sol, with wide sandy beaches offering water sports (partially restricted range in winter), has everything to satisfy an international clientele. In the town centre, in Calle San Miguel, entertainmentsainment is never lacking. The seafront promenade (approx. 7 km long) is ideal for pleasant walks along the water and borders on the seafront promenade of Benalmádena Costa to the south.
Approx. 70 km from the airport and 75 km from Malaga. Estepona has no less than 21 km of coastline, edged with beautiful sandy beaches. Some have been awarded the blue flag for their ecological quality. There is also a modern marina with numerous tapas bars and restaurants. In the town there are numerous attractions such as the Clock Tower, several museums, amphitheatre, the San Luis castle or the church of Los Remedios and the Los Pedregales park.
Approx. 55 km east of Malaga, in Axarquía. With a population of 19,500, in summer this destination attracts thousands of guests. Among the main attractions are the caves of Nerja, the ‘Balcony of Europe’ with a panoramic view of the Mediterranean and the mountains of the Sierra Almijara (part of the Cordillera Penibética), as well as an aqueduct of 4 km to the east of the town of Nerja and the old town with its 18th-century church.
Walk along the coast to the Linea de la Concepción. Visit by taxi or minibus to the Rock of Gibraltar and other sites with a magnificent panorama with an English-speaking guide. Free time for tax-free shopping. Possibility of a boat trip to see the dolphins. Daytime excursion.
Departure for Grenada. Visit to the Alhambra, a sumptuous fortress and jewel of Arab architecture, as well as the marvellous Generalife Gardens. Free time for shopping in a department store or a walk in the historic town centre.
Excursion along the Costa del Sol via San Pedro de Alcantara to Ronda, one of the oldest towns in Spain. Visit to the church of Santa Maria la Mayor, the bull-fighting museum, the house of El Bosco, the arena, a seigneurial residence and the famous Tajo.
Excursion passing through Las Pedrizas, Antequera, Lucena and Montilla. Arrival in Cordoba, one of the oldest towns in Spain. In the Middle Ages, this Roman town was the capital of Muslim Spain. You will visit the mosque, the Jewish quarter and its synagogue and the Roman bridge.
Departure for Seville via Málaga, Estepa and Osuna. Seville is located on the banks of the Guadalquivir, the only navigable river in Spain. Visit to the Santa Cruz quarter, the Parque de Maria Luisa, the famous Golden Tower followed by the cathedral and the Giralda. Free time to use as you wish.
The excursions on offer, as well as their prices and times, may vary depending on the location of the hotel. Excursion prices are provided for information purposes only and may be subject to change. For more information and to book, please contact your local LuxairTours guide.