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Fuengirola

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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.

From Malaga and Costa del Sol: Gibraltar Tour

2. From Malaga and Costa del Sol: Gibraltar Tour

Your tour will begin as you 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. Throughout the journey, your guide will provide you with information about interesting things to do and see once having arrived at Gibraltar. Once having passed through customs, your coach will drive inside Gibraltar before stopping in the city center to park for free time. If you booked the full nature reserve rock tour option, enjoy a panoramic tour of Gibraltar, visiting places such as the Strait of Gibraltar, and access to the interior of the St. Michel Caves. You will also be able to see Barbary macaques at the Apes Den. After the panoramic tour, enjoy free time for lunch and explore the area for its shopping and hotspots like Main Street, Casemates Square, Marina Bay, or the Mediterranean Steps. Your bus will return in the afternoon, leaving Gibraltar at 3:30 PM.

Costa del Sol and Malaga: Ronda and Setenil de las Bodegas

3. Costa del Sol and Malaga: Ronda and Setenil de las Bodegas

After leaving the Costa del Sol and Malaga, continue along a scenic route with local vegetation such as orange trees, olive trees, and cork oak and the white village of Ardales and Cuevas del Becerro. Arrive at 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, arrive at the bus station before continuing on foot and enjoy a guided tour during 1h30m of the main sights, this part is optional in case you choose this option. A walking tour in the romantic town center with its churches, mini-palaces, and Spain's oldest bullring, offers plenty to uncover. This visit include Casa Museo Don Bosco, an old palace with stunning gardens overlooking the Puente Nuevo Enjoy the incredible views of the Puente Nuevo, which crosses the “Tajo” (the Cut) on the Guadalevin river where you'll taste a Spanish wine on a terrace with an exclusive view of the Tagus Bridge. Enjoy your free time to explore the city at your own pace.

Fuengirola: Dolphin Watching by Yacht with Snacks and Drinks

4. Fuengirola: Dolphin Watching by Yacht with Snacks and Drinks

Discover the stunning beauty of the Fuengirola coastline while sailing on a 15-meter luxury yacht. Explore the seas and look for dolphins. Enjoy drinks and delicious snacks. Your cruise begins when you board the yacht and put to sea from the port of Fuengirola. From there, you will go in search of the dolphins. The captain will give you a bit of information about the dolphin species you may encounter. Keep an eye out for dolphins as you ride the waves. While you are in the water, you can swim, sunbathe or have a glass of cava and eat tasty snacks. See landmarks like the Calaburras Lighthouse and Torrequebrada Beach before heading back to port.

From Malaga: Day trip to Gibraltar and Dolphin Boat Tour

5. From Malaga: Day trip to Gibraltar and Dolphin Boat Tour

Enjoy the journey along Malaga and the Costa del Sol in a sightseeing bus tour while listening to your guide tell you anecdotes and curiosities of this British colony. Explore Gibraltar on your own, then sail the Mediterranean in search of the many dolphins that roam the area. Arrive in La Linea and cross the border into Gibraltar. Enjoy some free time to visit Casemates Square and the botanical garden of the Alameda. Stroll through the Marina Bays, or take the chance to walk along Main street. Follow the directions of your guide to get to the square and find your way to the port of Gibraltar to board your boat. Once aboard, feel the breeze and catch sight of different types of Cetaceans that inhabit the area. Navigate the calm seas for about an hour and a half and find the place where the Mediterranean Sea meets the Atlantic Ocean. Search for dolphins here, and catch sight of their majesty and intelligence, playing in the water. The guide on board will tell you about the most relevant curiosities and characteristics of the species that you encounter, the particularities of the Strait, declared Unesco World Biosphere Reserve. After the tour, you will have again free time to continue your visit in Gibraltar, where you can take the opportunity to have lunch. Meet in the midafternoon for your return journey to the pickup point.

Torremolinos: Horse Show, Dinner Option, Drinks, & Flamenco

6. Torremolinos: Horse Show, Dinner Option, Drinks, & Flamenco

Experience Andalusian culture with an Andalusian horse show at Club Hípico El Ranchito every Wednesday. Meet the horses at the stables before watching an equestrian ballet performance performed since 1992 with 20 horses. Enrich your visit with an optional live flamenco show, workshop, and dinner with drinks (select the last option). The experience starts at the El Ranchito equestrian center. Come early to meet the horses, then sit down at a roofed venue to enjoy a show with Spanish music and choreographies by performers featuring a mixture of cowboy moves and high school dressage. If you need transport you can choose between different picks up points across Costa del Sol for the horse show and the option with dinner and live flamenco show, if you need further information about you can make contact with customer care support to get more help. If you choose to join the optional flamenco show, workshop, and meal, your day continues at a local restaurant before watching the flamenco show. Enjoy a welcome drink followed by a dinner with unlimited beverages and Andalusian songs typical of the region. Bear in mind that are different venues, you will need shuttle bus (available at check out) or car/taxi to move from one place to another. The adult menu includes zucchini cream soup followed by pork with sauce, chicken kebabs marinated Andalusian style, Spanish-style potatoes, and a salad. A seasonal dessert, bread, and unlimited drinks are also included (red wine, white wine, sangria, soft drinks, and mineral water. For children, dinner begins with a zucchini cream soup, then a hamburger, fries, and marinated chicken shashlik with Andalusian spices. A seasonal dessert and unlimited soft drinks and mineral water are also included. After dinner, finish your day with a 1-hour dance performance by the flamenco show company Jose Lucena, including an amazing flamenco workshop.

From Costa del Sol or Malaga: Granada and Alhambra Tour

7. From Costa del Sol or Malaga: Granada and Alhambra Tour

The Alhambra is the most visited monument in Spain and an essential stop for anyone visiting Granada. If you want to discover all its secrets, its exclusive Nasrid Palaces, and the Generalife Gardens, do not hesitate to book this excursion. You can choose to be picked up from one of the different pick-up points in Costa del Sol or Malaga at the indicated time. Then, enjoy a scenic drive across the mountain range of Málaga to reach the historical city of Granada. Upon arrival, discover the monuments that form the Alhambra. Firstly, take a walk across the Generalife Gardens which holds the Palace of Charles V. With this option, you do not enter the Nasrid Palaces. After this exciting visit, enjoy a panoramic view of the city and then have some free time in Granada town. You can have lunch or walk through the typical streets of the Alcaicería. After, return to Costa del Sol where your tour will end.

Benalmádena & Fuengirola: Round-Trip Ferry

8. Benalmádena & Fuengirola: Round-Trip Ferry

Set off from the architecturally impressive Benalmádena Marina or the chic port in Fuengirola on a ferry ride that shows the Andalusian coast in all its glory. Take a round-trip boat ride between Benalmádena and Fuengirola and enjoy the views of the old Benalmádena Pueblo, which is one of the many charming white villages you can spot scattered across the Costa del Sol. Discovering Fuengirola is a must for lovers of designer clothes, boutiques, and those all-important market days that give you a sense of the local culture. Jumping aboard this pleasure cruise will deliver picturesque, panoramic views of the coast, resorts, and local attractions that are difficult to beat on any other mode of transport.

From Malaga and Costa del Sol: Gibraltar Sightseeing Tour

9. From Malaga and Costa del Sol: Gibraltar Sightseeing Tour

One of our air-conditioned coaches will collect you from your designated pick-up point in Costa del Sol. From there, sit back and relax on your journey to Gibraltar. On arrival, a local guide will pick you up and you will start a guided tour through the city. See the port of Gibraltar, the walled inner city, Europa Point, and St. Michael’s Cave. After the guided tour, you will be given some free time to have lunch. Stroll around Main Street and enjoy the benefits of duty-free products. Meet your guide back again at the designated time for the return trip to Costa del Sol.

Fuengirola: Dolphin Spotting Yacht Tour with Drinks & Snacks

10. Fuengirola: Dolphin Spotting Yacht Tour with Drinks & Snacks

Enjoy a relaxing cruise in Fuengirola onboard a large, luxury motor yacht and take in the sun while searching for dolphins playing just outside the bay, enjoying some free cool drinks and nibbles along the way. Make your way to the port of Fuengirola and meet your crew and group for the day. Get settled and relax on board the boat and wave goodbye to the shoreline as you set sail on the Mediterranean Sea. Listen to your captain tell you about the local environment as you enjoy a few nibbles and sip a cold drink in the sunshine with picturesque views of the coast. You may even see dolphins playing around the boat. If you're feeling up to it you might get a chance to cool off with a dip in the crisp, clear waters. On the last trip of the day, you can enjoy watching the sunset over the distant Sierra de las Nieves Mountains, the Fuengirolas coast, Castle Sohail, and the city skyline.

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Our most recommended things to do in Fuengirola

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

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.

From Malaga and Costa del Sol: Gibraltar Tour

From Malaga and Costa del Sol: Gibraltar Tour

Your tour will begin as you 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. Throughout the journey, your guide will provide you with information about interesting things to do and see once having arrived at Gibraltar. Once having passed through customs, your coach will drive inside Gibraltar before stopping in the city center to park for free time. If you booked the full nature reserve rock tour option, enjoy a panoramic tour of Gibraltar, visiting places such as the Strait of Gibraltar, and access to the interior of the St. Michel Caves. You will also be able to see Barbary macaques at the Apes Den. After the panoramic tour, enjoy free time for lunch and explore the area for its shopping and hotspots like Main Street, Casemates Square, Marina Bay, or the Mediterranean Steps. Your bus will return in the afternoon, leaving Gibraltar at 3:30 PM.

Costa del Sol and Malaga: Ronda and Setenil de las Bodegas

Costa del Sol and Malaga: Ronda and Setenil de las Bodegas

After leaving the Costa del Sol and Malaga, continue along a scenic route with local vegetation such as orange trees, olive trees, and cork oak and the white village of Ardales and Cuevas del Becerro. Arrive at 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, arrive at the bus station before continuing on foot and enjoy a guided tour during 1h30m of the main sights, this part is optional in case you choose this option. A walking tour in the romantic town center with its churches, mini-palaces, and Spain's oldest bullring, offers plenty to uncover. This visit include Casa Museo Don Bosco, an old palace with stunning gardens overlooking the Puente Nuevo Enjoy the incredible views of the Puente Nuevo, which crosses the “Tajo” (the Cut) on the Guadalevin river where you'll taste a Spanish wine on a terrace with an exclusive view of the Tagus Bridge. Enjoy your free time to explore the city at your own pace.

Fuengirola: Dolphin Watching by Yacht with Snacks and Drinks

Fuengirola: Dolphin Watching by Yacht with Snacks and Drinks

Discover the stunning beauty of the Fuengirola coastline while sailing on a 15-meter luxury yacht. Explore the seas and look for dolphins. Enjoy drinks and delicious snacks. Your cruise begins when you board the yacht and put to sea from the port of Fuengirola. From there, you will go in search of the dolphins. The captain will give you a bit of information about the dolphin species you may encounter. Keep an eye out for dolphins as you ride the waves. While you are in the water, you can swim, sunbathe or have a glass of cava and eat tasty snacks. See landmarks like the Calaburras Lighthouse and Torrequebrada Beach before heading back to port.

From Malaga: Day trip to Gibraltar and Dolphin Boat Tour

From Malaga: Day trip to Gibraltar and Dolphin Boat Tour

Enjoy the journey along Malaga and the Costa del Sol in a sightseeing bus tour while listening to your guide tell you anecdotes and curiosities of this British colony. Explore Gibraltar on your own, then sail the Mediterranean in search of the many dolphins that roam the area. Arrive in La Linea and cross the border into Gibraltar. Enjoy some free time to visit Casemates Square and the botanical garden of the Alameda. Stroll through the Marina Bays, or take the chance to walk along Main street. Follow the directions of your guide to get to the square and find your way to the port of Gibraltar to board your boat. Once aboard, feel the breeze and catch sight of different types of Cetaceans that inhabit the area. Navigate the calm seas for about an hour and a half and find the place where the Mediterranean Sea meets the Atlantic Ocean. Search for dolphins here, and catch sight of their majesty and intelligence, playing in the water. The guide on board will tell you about the most relevant curiosities and characteristics of the species that you encounter, the particularities of the Strait, declared Unesco World Biosphere Reserve. After the tour, you will have again free time to continue your visit in Gibraltar, where you can take the opportunity to have lunch. Meet in the midafternoon for your return journey to the pickup point.

Torremolinos: Horse Show, Dinner Option, Drinks, & Flamenco

Torremolinos: Horse Show, Dinner Option, Drinks, & Flamenco

Experience Andalusian culture with an Andalusian horse show at Club Hípico El Ranchito every Wednesday. Meet the horses at the stables before watching an equestrian ballet performance performed since 1992 with 20 horses. Enrich your visit with an optional live flamenco show, workshop, and dinner with drinks (select the last option). The experience starts at the El Ranchito equestrian center. Come early to meet the horses, then sit down at a roofed venue to enjoy a show with Spanish music and choreographies by performers featuring a mixture of cowboy moves and high school dressage. If you need transport you can choose between different picks up points across Costa del Sol for the horse show and the option with dinner and live flamenco show, if you need further information about you can make contact with customer care support to get more help. If you choose to join the optional flamenco show, workshop, and meal, your day continues at a local restaurant before watching the flamenco show. Enjoy a welcome drink followed by a dinner with unlimited beverages and Andalusian songs typical of the region. Bear in mind that are different venues, you will need shuttle bus (available at check out) or car/taxi to move from one place to another. The adult menu includes zucchini cream soup followed by pork with sauce, chicken kebabs marinated Andalusian style, Spanish-style potatoes, and a salad. A seasonal dessert, bread, and unlimited drinks are also included (red wine, white wine, sangria, soft drinks, and mineral water. For children, dinner begins with a zucchini cream soup, then a hamburger, fries, and marinated chicken shashlik with Andalusian spices. A seasonal dessert and unlimited soft drinks and mineral water are also included. After dinner, finish your day with a 1-hour dance performance by the flamenco show company Jose Lucena, including an amazing flamenco workshop.

From Costa del Sol or Malaga: Granada and Alhambra Tour

From Costa del Sol or Malaga: Granada and Alhambra Tour

The Alhambra is the most visited monument in Spain and an essential stop for anyone visiting Granada. If you want to discover all its secrets, its exclusive Nasrid Palaces, and the Generalife Gardens, do not hesitate to book this excursion. You can choose to be picked up from one of the different pick-up points in Costa del Sol or Malaga at the indicated time. Then, enjoy a scenic drive across the mountain range of Málaga to reach the historical city of Granada. Upon arrival, discover the monuments that form the Alhambra. Firstly, take a walk across the Generalife Gardens which holds the Palace of Charles V. With this option, you do not enter the Nasrid Palaces. After this exciting visit, enjoy a panoramic view of the city and then have some free time in Granada town. You can have lunch or walk through the typical streets of the Alcaicería. After, return to Costa del Sol where your tour will end.

Benalmádena & Fuengirola: Round-Trip Ferry

Benalmádena & Fuengirola: Round-Trip Ferry

Set off from the architecturally impressive Benalmádena Marina or the chic port in Fuengirola on a ferry ride that shows the Andalusian coast in all its glory. Take a round-trip boat ride between Benalmádena and Fuengirola and enjoy the views of the old Benalmádena Pueblo, which is one of the many charming white villages you can spot scattered across the Costa del Sol. Discovering Fuengirola is a must for lovers of designer clothes, boutiques, and those all-important market days that give you a sense of the local culture. Jumping aboard this pleasure cruise will deliver picturesque, panoramic views of the coast, resorts, and local attractions that are difficult to beat on any other mode of transport.

From Malaga and Costa del Sol: Gibraltar Sightseeing Tour

From Malaga and Costa del Sol: Gibraltar Sightseeing Tour

One of our air-conditioned coaches will collect you from your designated pick-up point in Costa del Sol. From there, sit back and relax on your journey to Gibraltar. On arrival, a local guide will pick you up and you will start a guided tour through the city. See the port of Gibraltar, the walled inner city, Europa Point, and St. Michael’s Cave. After the guided tour, you will be given some free time to have lunch. Stroll around Main Street and enjoy the benefits of duty-free products. Meet your guide back again at the designated time for the return trip to Costa del Sol.

Fuengirola: Dolphin Spotting Yacht Tour with Drinks & Snacks

Fuengirola: Dolphin Spotting Yacht Tour with Drinks & Snacks

Enjoy a relaxing cruise in Fuengirola onboard a large, luxury motor yacht and take in the sun while searching for dolphins playing just outside the bay, enjoying some free cool drinks and nibbles along the way. Make your way to the port of Fuengirola and meet your crew and group for the day. Get settled and relax on board the boat and wave goodbye to the shoreline as you set sail on the Mediterranean Sea. Listen to your captain tell you about the local environment as you enjoy a few nibbles and sip a cold drink in the sunshine with picturesque views of the coast. You may even see dolphins playing around the boat. If you're feeling up to it you might get a chance to cool off with a dip in the crisp, clear waters. On the last trip of the day, you can enjoy watching the sunset over the distant Sierra de las Nieves Mountains, the Fuengirolas coast, Castle Sohail, and the city skyline.

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What people are saying about Fuengirola

Overall rating

4.3
(7,690 reviews)

It was such a cool activity and experience for me and my partner and unfortunately got lost and was late the lovely receptionist still allowed us to come and have a go otherwise would have lost a lot of money and the instructor was so lovely!!!! Great service

The trip is well worth it. Particularly beautiful! Carlos is a very passionate and enthusiastic guide. He explained the route and history very nicely and completely! I recommend!

Communication was exceptional. Coach was modern and nice and clean. Guide knowledgeable and friendly. Perfect trip. No negatives whatsoever.

Very nice day tour of Gibraltar. Wish we could stay a bit longer tho.

I really enjoyed it. The tour guides Juanjo and Sara were excellent