Activities in the region
Nature enthusiasts are in the ideal spot in Andalusia. The region boasts multiple natural parks and countless mountains, most of which are less than an hour’s drive from the Hacienda!
Caminito del Rey – 1 hour 15 min drive
Adventurers, take note! The Caminito del Rey, once known as Spain’s most dangerous hiking trail, is now one of the country’s most spectacular attractions! Embark on a 7-kilometer journey along the steep cliffs of the King’s Pathway. Marvel at the El Chorro gorges, hang 100 meters above the Guadalhorce River, and travel from Ardales to Álora. This is a route that takes you to great heights. If you know from experience that you suffer from vertigo, check out the photos first and then decide. It’s worth the effort to go. Don’t forget to enjoy the beautiful nature, the circling vultures, and the passing mountain goats.
Beach & Boulevard Torre del Mar
– 30 min drive
Dive into this bustling Spanish resort town, beloved mainly by the Spaniards themselves. Enjoy expansive beaches, a lively boulevard, and taste the world in numerous international restaurants. Feel the vibe at local chiringuitos and don’t miss the market on Thursday mornings! Adventurous? Rent a bike and explore the coast or brave the mountains. Torre del Mar is your sun-soaked destination!
El Torcal – 45 min drive
Hikers and nature lovers shouldn’t miss El Torcal de Antequera. Located in the mountains, the park offers two stunning hiking trails. These trails wind through the towering rocks of El Torcal, providing visitors with an adventurous experience. The (green) Ruta Verde route is approximately 1.5 kilometers and is suitable for less experienced hikers. Those seeking more of a challenge can opt for the (yellow) Ruta Amarilla route, which is 3 kilometers long.
El Chillar in Nerja – 50 min drive
Combine swimming with the beauty of nature in enchanting Nerja! Near Nerja lies the Rio Chillar. The hike, mostly through the riverbed, is adventurous and popular!
Malaga’s region hides a gem that every mountain hiker must climb: La Maroma! With an impressive height of 2065 meters, it’s the proud giant of the area. Choose from three adventurous routes: for an accessible climb, go via El Robledal from Alhama de Granada. Looking for a challenge? Sedella is calling your name! And for the ultimate trek, start from Canillas de Aceituno. Whichever path you choose, the breathtaking views from La Maroma will reward you. Grab your hiking boots and embrace the adventure!
Sierra Nevada – 2 hours drive (ski resort Pradollano)
Immerse yourself in Spain’s largest natural park! Sierra Nevada spans an impressive 850 km² and is a true paradise for nature lovers. Whether you visit in winter for skiing and snowboarding or in summer for the breathtaking landscapes during a vigorous hike, there’s always something to experience!
Mountain Biking / Road Cycling / Biking
Craving a cycling adventure in a breathtaking setting? Riogordo is the place for you! The stunning, mountainous landscapes are a dream come true for any seasoned mountain biker or road cyclist. The coastlines from Torre del Mar to Nerja or the route from Torre del Mar to Málaga are perfect for a leisurely bike ride.
The sunny coastline of Malaga is dotted with first-class golf courses that will delight any golf enthusiast. One of the gems is Baviera Golf in Torre del Mar, a beautifully designed course that offers both challenge and beauty. And let’s not forget the prestigious Real Club de Golf in Malaga, where every swing is accompanied by stunning views and top-notch facilities.
From Riogordo, you can choose from numerous hiking trails, including parts of impressive long-distance routes. And it gets even better: three fantastic hiking routes of varying distances start directly from our B&B. Whether you’re in the mood for a short walk or a challenging trek, there’s something for everyone!
When you think of Andalusia, skiing probably isn’t the first thing that comes to mind. But here’s a surprise: the snow-capped peaks of the Sierra Nevada are just a two-hour drive from our Hacienda! So yes, a day of skiing or snowboarding is absolutely an option. The Sierra Nevada – Pradollano ski resort is not only easily accessible but also offers an impressive 112.5 km of slopes. And the best part? The area is known as Sol Y Nieve, which means ‘sun and snow’. Can you imagine a better combination?
In and around the B&B
Dive into our generous swimming pool, perfect for both relaxing dips and swimming laps. In the mood for some action? Challenge your friends to a game of pétanque or table tennis. And for more relaxation? Grab a snack and a drink from our honesty bar.