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Marbella: Sailing & Dolphin Watching with Snacks and Drinks

1. Marbella: Sailing & Dolphin Watching with Snacks and Drinks

Enjoy the scenic Costa del Sol on either a private or shared dolphin-watching sailing experience. Sailing along the coast, admire impressive views of Marbella and the mountains, and enjoy snacks and drinks as you relax in the sun. Depart from Marbella and prepare for a relaxing dolphin-watching sailing. Keep your eyes peeled to try and spot dolphins in the water and admire the surroundings as you sail. On clear days you can even see Africa and Gibraltar. Sit back and relax on the boat or take a swim in the clear waters and try out the paddle surf. Afterward, you will return to the meeting point.

From Marbella: Costa del Sol Group Sailboat Cruise & Drinks

2. From Marbella: Costa del Sol Group Sailboat Cruise & Drinks

Auster Sailors offers an exciting 2-hour sailing experience departing from Puerto Banús! Picture two hours of pure high-seas fun; it's exactly what we have in store for you. Sailing is an unparalleled adventure, and we can't wait to share it with you. 🌞🏝️ During this time, you'll unwind, taking in the breathtaking views of Costa del Sol. Feel the ocean breeze, gaze at the horizon, and, if we're lucky, spot playful dolphins in the waves. 🐬🌅 We also offer paddleboarding and snorkeling gear, weather permitting! 🏄 Whether you're a watersport enthusiast or just want to add more fun to your day at sea, explore crystal-clear waters in a whole new way. 🌊🏄‍♀️ Conditions allowing, you can paddle at your own pace, experiencing sea serenity on a paddleboard. It's a tranquil workout in harmony with nature. Safety is paramount; we'll offer these activities only if sea conditions are safe for everyone. But if conditions allow, get ready for a complete sea adventure with Auster Sailors! 🌴🌞🌊 This experience is perfect for couples, friends, or families. Enjoy it with drinks and snacks for added specialness. Our crew ensures a safe and enjoyable voyage. For a unique way to savor Puerto Banús and its coastal beauty, you're in the right place! Book your 2-hour sailing adventure and prepare for an unforgettable day at sea. ⚓😊 We look forward to welcoming you aboard Auster Sailors soon. See you at sea! 🌴🌊⛵" 1.- Meeting in Puerto Banús: Punctuality is crucial. 2.- Boarding, Welcome, and Safety On shared outings you cannot arrive late out of deference to the other people participating in the outing. Meet the captain. Brief safety and orientation talk. Check sea conditions for extra activities. 3.- Departure and Coastal Sailing: Departure takes about 15 minutes. Enjoy panoramic views of Costa del Sol. Relax with the sea breeze. 4.- Paddleboarding Opportunity: Dive, swim, and try paddleboarding. Explore the Mediterranean waters at your pace. 5.- Snorkeling: Gear provided for underwater exploration. Discover the clear blue water and marine life. 6.- Sailing: Enjoy sailing on the sailboat. Refreshments offered during the journey. 7.- Return to Puerto Banús: Return 20 minutes early to the port entrance. Capture final photos and enjoy views. Dock safely and carefully. Be ready 10 minutes before disembarkation. 8.- Disembarkation: Arrive back at Puerto Banús. Collect your belongings. 9.- Farewell: Return to the meeting point. Bid farewell with a smile, hoping to see you again soon. Keep in mind that this agenda is flexible and can be adapted to your personal preferences if you do not share with other people or groups and to sea and weather conditions. Our goal is to provide you with a safe and memorable experience at sea. We hope you enjoy every moment aboard Auster Sailors! ⚓🌴🌞🌊

Puerto Banús: Sunset Sail in Marbella with Drinks & Snacks

3. Puerto Banús: Sunset Sail in Marbella with Drinks & Snacks

Discover Marbella's beautiful sunset and mountains from the sea on this romantic cruise from Puerto Banús. Choose from a private or group cruise and enjoy views of the coast, Africa and Gibraltar, and relax with a delicious glass of wine, cava, or beer. Board your sailboat in Puerto Banús and set sail. If there is no wind, motor along the coast in search of the best views of the sunset. Sip on a glass of local white wine, a bubbly cava, or a cold beer and nibble on some olives and dried fruits. As you cruise, relax in the wide cockpit or on the bow mats and take in the view.

From Marbella: Canyoning Tour in Guadalmina

4. From Marbella: Canyoning Tour in Guadalmina

Venture out into nature on a canyoning tour of the Guadalmina Canyon. Learn canyoning techniques and even try tobogganing. Join an activity that's fun for the whole family on a quick trip from Marbella. Join your guide and learn the basic techniques of canyoning for all levels, before pushing your limits with more challenging techniques for experienced thrill-seekers. For the truly daring, take the plunge with lots of jumps from heights of 10-19 feet (4-6 meters) into a beautiful reservoir surrounded by majestic mountains. For those who still want to experience the thrill without the jump, try the toboggan ride. See the gorge narrow, revealing a beautiful landscape, as you explore this rugged and wild area.

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.

Marbella: Costa del Sol Private Sailing Cruise with Drinks

6. Marbella: Costa del Sol Private Sailing Cruise with Drinks

Sit back and relax on a sailboat cruise from Marbella from Sunrise to Sunset. See the Costa del Sol from the water and marvel at the vibrant marine wildlife in this area. Onboard, enjoy soft drinks, beer, wine or cava, and tuck into tasty snacks. Have fun standup paddle boarding, snorkeling, and swimming. Choose from tour option that last from 2-8 hours. Head out to sea and keep a lookout for the dolphins that frequent these waters. There are two species of dolphins that permanently inhabit these waters, the common dolphin and bottlenose dolphins. Keep an eye out for other creatures that frequent the Strait of Gibraltar, including Atlantic bluefin tuna, Ocean sunfish, and sea turtles. Once you spot some of these marine animals, dive into the water to swim near them or stay on the sailboat to sail alongside them for a while.  Jump into the cool waters for a refreshing dip or use the standup paddle board and the snorkeling equipment. Listen to music from Bluetooth speakers as you sail. Get help from the captain and crew during your seafaring adventure. Return to the Marina in Marbella at the end of your tour. 

Marbella: Beginner Canyoning Tour with Safety Equipment

7. Marbella: Beginner Canyoning Tour with Safety Equipment

Explore the canyons of Marbella with your guide on a trip suitable for beginners. Marvel at the spectacular rocky scenery, dive into pools and go down natural waterslides. Put on your lifejacket, helmet, safety harness, and wetsuit if needed, as all this safety equipment is provided. Meet your guide to start your canyoning adventure. Then, walk downriver and swim along the way. See a waterfall on your descent, then experience some exciting natural waterslides. Afterward, enjoy some exciting pool jumps from 6.5 ft - 19 ft (2 to 7 meters) and splash into the water below. Put on your wetsuit along the way to stay warm as you plunge into the pools and swim in the river. Learn about the area from your experienced guide, and enjoy a 2-hour adventure in the Marbella countryside. Finally, return to the starting point to finish up your exciting adventure.

Marbella: Tapas Adventure

8. Marbella: Tapas Adventure

**Embark on a Captivating Tapas and Bar Crawl in Old Town Marbella** Experience the essence of Marbella like a local as we take you on an unforgettable food and bar crawl through the enchanting streets of Old Town. Discover hidden gems and indulge in the best tapas the city has to offer while immersing yourself in vibrant taverns that are beloved by locals. Taste the authentic flavors of Marbella as we guide you through three distinct tapas bars and taverns, carefully chosen for their unique offerings. From traditional bites to innovative creations, each stop will tantalize your taste buds and leave you craving more. As you stroll through the picturesque streets, our knowledgeable guides will share fascinating stories about the history, architecture, and cultural significance of the area. Learn about the origins of tapas and the perfect wine pairings that enhance each culinary delight, adding an extra layer of appreciation to your experience. Escape the glitz and glamour of the Golden Mile and delve into the authentic heart of Marbella. Discover the hidden side of the city, where locals gather and savor their favorite flavors. Spend an evening immersed in the vibrant atmosphere of Old Town, creating memories that will last a lifetime. At the end of the tour, you'll be in the heart of Old Town Marbella, perfectly positioned to continue exploring the lively streets or find your way back to your accommodations. Let us be your guide to unlocking the true spirit of Marbella, one tapa and one sip at a time.

From Marbella: Sunset Sailing Cruise with Drinks and Snacks

9. From Marbella: Sunset Sailing Cruise with Drinks and Snacks

Cruise along the sea and indulge in snacks and drinks with your friends. Sip on wine, cava, beer, or soft drinks. Feel the soft sea wind on your face. Watch the sunset and appreciate the beautiful colors of the sky at the end of the day. Sail back to port to cap off a great tour. Come to the pier and then board the beautiful sailboat. Then, sail out onto the calm waters of the sea as the sun starts to go down. Take in the beautiful orange, pink, and purple colors of the sky at dusk. Relax with the sound of the water gently splashing against the boat. Enjoy a refreshing sea breeze that catches the sails and carries the boat along. Also, enjoy some delicious snacks aboard the boat. Then, have some drinks, such as water, soft drinks, beer, wine, or cava. Have fun with your friends or family. Finally, head back to the port at the end of the trip.

Marbella: E-Mountain Bike Explorer Tour

10. Marbella: E-Mountain Bike Explorer Tour

If you have ever dreamt of exploring the mountains and White Villages of Spain by bike, but know your legs are not quite up to the job, then Electric Mountain Bikes are just right for you! On your tour, you will go on an adventure through the foothills of the Sierra Blanca using little effort thanks to the help of your bikes. You will receive full instruction from your professional guide on how to use your EMTB, so that you can safely enjoy the beauty of the mountains and see places only the fittest and strongest cyclists could reach before. Your professional guides will take you along traditional trails to visit unspoiled white villages, like Istan, where you can enjoy a quick drink and experience the traditional Andalusian way of life. Then, back on the bikes, you will discover the beauty of the Mediterranean forest and enjoy spectacular views back down to Marbella, Puerto Banus and the Mediterranean below.

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What people are saying about Marbella

This was a brilliant tour covering all the important churches, buildings, the Cathedral, Alcazabar etc. Eduardo our guide was really knowledgable and passionate and was fantastic! Absolutely recommend this tour!

The transportation was great (big, clean bus with a very personable guide), plenty of free time in the city, friendly and knowledgeable boat guides that quickly found dolphins to observe.

Our guide was really nice. He knows a lot about the city and its life style. All the bar and clubs were also very nice

We've been to Gibraltar lots of times & this was perfect for a shopping trip.

Very relaxing. Skipper was great and plenty of cold beers in the fridge.