Activities Only

Build your own itinerary from our activity only options. Then pick one or more from a selection from our summer or winter activities. All include transfers to and from the activity site(s) from central Almunecar or La Herradura accommodation.

For a larger range of options and even more activity choices, see our summer family activity holiday or winter activity holiday itineraries.

We have, understandably, give priority to clients staying with us on activity holidays, but to check availability and prices please let us know the numbers, dates and your choices on our contact form and we will email back a full quotation.

Activity Only Choices

Coastal paths walk visiting Salobreña and it’s Arabic castle (inc picnic lunch). More info.. Our Coastal Paths walk follows a coastal trail to the Moorish town of Salobreña with its spectacular cliff top castle. The walk takes you along cliff top paths past ancient look out towers perched on headlands. You can stop overlooking the bright blue sea to enjoy your inclusive picnic lunch. Sections of the path overlook bays where you can often see dolphins close to the shore. Shortly after you descend through a while village, passing the last remaining sugar factory in Europe. Finally the walk arrives in Salobreña. Here you can visit the old Moorish castle overlooking the old town. There is plenty of free time to explore the Boveda and labyrinth of narrow streets. Or alternatively you can simply head for its beach and relax in a chiringuito. Much more info and pics

Nerja Caves & Frigiliana excursion. This is a two site excursion day. First you will visit to the world famous caves at Nerja. After this we go up to the beautiful historic white village (pueblo blanco) of Frigiliana. More info..The caves contain the worlds largest column cavern over 30m high and is verified by the Guinness Book of Records. We do a great “self guided” visit using personal state of the art digital audio visual guides. After the caves, we go up to the award winning village of Frigiliana. Here we explore the old town with it’s lovely craft and leather shops, stopping to sample the local wine. Much more info and pictures

Gorge Walk. Follow a local river up it’s valley, passing through marble gorges, before stopping for by the rock pools for a picnic lunch (inc.) More info.. Starting just just 30 mins along the coast, we head off on foot to follow the river up it’s valley. Most of the walk is either alongside or through the river. The water is usually around mid calf deep in summer, with a couple of short sections around knee deep. After passing through the gorges we stop for a picnic lunch and get the chance to relax in the rock pools. Cameras a must, as the scenery is pretty spectacular. There’s always a chance we may see mountain goats or wild ibex. Much more info and pictures

Sea Kayak Safari – Guided half day excursion in sea kayaks to visit the Sea Caves and snorkel in neighbouring bays More info.. Videos, pictures and more

Canyoning A great days canyoning excursion in the sierras (inc picnic lunch) More info.. After pick up from your accommodation, we drive up the valley passing the tropical fruit fields. We meet up in a hill side restaurant with the mountain guides, where we have the chance for a coffee or drink. We then set off in 4x4s to the start location. After changing into our wet suits we take a short cut walk up the side of the river towards the top. After a full safety briefing we then spend the rest of the day slipping and sliding back down through the waterfalls and rock pools. Video, pics and full details

Horse Riding. Intermediate riders guided 3 hr ride on well trained but forward going Andalucian horses, or guided 6 hr ride incl lunch for more experienced riders. NB we cannot split the day’s so all group must be either 3 or 6hr rides. You will be sent an experience questionnaire when you book. More info.. When you arrive at the stables you will be introduced to your guide, who will help you with riding hats and answer any questions you may have. We only ever ride in small groups, so you will get personal attention at all times from your guide. During the ride the guide will point out the various points of interest as you travel the old mule trails which crisscross the area. Typical half day rides into the countryside will take you through avocado & mango fields, rising thorough olive groves to some superb views over the glittering blue Mediterranean towards the African coastline. On day rides, subject to weather and abilities, we head towards the beach on this ride for a canter and stop for lunch with the horses at a local restaurant. Much more information and pictures

Skiing / Snow Boarding. Ski season (approx 1st Dec – 30th April): No winter activity holidays would be complete without a great day’s skiing and snow boarding in Sierra Nevada. Ski pass, ski / snow board / big feet / ski blades, boots, ski pants hire incl. More info.. Non skiers welcome, as this is also a great chance to visit the most southerly ski resort in Europe. From the peak of Veleta peak at 3,398m you can see the Riff mountains in Africa on a clear day! Min. no. of 2px rqd for this activity to run. Full details, piste map and more info..