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Malaga: Catamaran Trip with Optional Stop for Swimming

1. Malaga: Catamaran Trip with Optional Stop for Swimming

Enjoy the panoramic view of Malaga from the sea while relaxing on a 24-meter catamaran. Sunbathe in the nets in the bow area or rest in one of the shaded locations, all while enjoying drinks from the onboard bar service (not included). Choose between the 1-hour or 1.5-hour daytime cruises, with a stop for swimming.

Malaga: Nature Quad Bike Tour

2. Malaga: Nature Quad Bike Tour

Traverse Malaga’s countryside on a quad bike and experience its unique landscape first-hand. Start off on paved and straight paths to get familiar with the vehicle. Then, drive along dirt roads to get up close to nature. See airplanes landing at Malaga Airport. Spot a variety of wildlife and livestock, including horses, goats, sheep, and many species of bird. Next, get wet and cross the Guadalhorce River. Take some fun before and after pictures before taking a break. You will also experience special circuits for quads in the Viso area. Take time to observe nature at a safe and gentle pace that is suitable for all ages and beginners and that ensures the environment is protected.

Malaga: Captain Your Own Boat without a License

3. Malaga: Captain Your Own Boat without a License

Captain your own boat with this rental in Malaga. Have the freedom to create your own adventure with your friends and family. Cast off from the port and have the option to cruise to beaches where you can swim. Make stops on the coast or enjoy a sunset from the water. Relax to some tunes with the USB radio. Keep an eye out for marine life like dolphins. Let the qualified staff take the boat out of the dock and return the boat to the dock for you, so you can spend more time on the open water. Feel safe with the life jackets.

Málaga: 3-Hour E-Bike Tour of Montes de Malaga Natural Park

4. Málaga: 3-Hour E-Bike Tour of Montes de Malaga Natural Park

Begin your tour with a ride along the canal to leave the hustle and bustle of Malaga. Pass attractions like the football stadium and botanical garden on your way to the mountains. Head off-road where Montes de Malaga Natural Park begins and enjoy your ride on a remote and quiet track. The lovely woods and a fantastic view will accompany you on the rocky way up to the top. Reaching the end of the track, have the opportunity to take a break. If you'd like, get snacks and refreshments at a restaurant located in the mountains. While at the top relax and enjoy the views of the landscape.  After taking in the views, select how you would like to go downhill, easily on asphalt or the more exciting way off-road. While cycling down again, go along the coast and across the port, before concluding your journey at its original starting point.

2-Hour Electric Bike Tour in Malaga

5. 2-Hour Electric Bike Tour in Malaga

Enjoy a 2-hour city tour by e-bike to see all the important sites in Málaga. Follow your group leader in Malaga and ride through the Gibralfaro forest up to the hill.  From the top of the hill, enjoy a little break to admire the amazing views over the Baie. Continue down along the walls of the Alcazaba to the promenade that takes you past the best beaches in Málaga. At Mítico Balneario, stop to enjoy something to eat and drink (at your own expense). Ride back to the port’s lighthouse and the shopping district of Muelle Uno and Palmeral de las Sorpresas. You’ll have plenty of opportunities to stop to take photos along the way.

Malaga: 3-Hour Food Walking Tour

6. Malaga: 3-Hour Food Walking Tour

If you dream of exploring Spain with all 5 senses, then this is the tour for you! Taste the best of Malaga and Spain, and learn from a local what makes Spanish food culture unique and special. This tour combines a lovely walking tour with an emphasis on food! This 3-hour tour is ideal for a shore excursions or city break. Solo travelers, children, vegetarians, families, couples, and friends are all welcome, with no minimum group size required. You will explore a traditional market and taste local specialties at some of Malaga’s most traditional places. Enjoy all kind of tastings and an unforgettable experience of authentic and tasty Spain! Your discovery of Spain’s food starts in Calle Larios, one of Malaga’s liveliest streets. This beautiful street with stunning 19th century architecture is the place to see and be seen. One of the most vibrant streets in Malaga, it is the 5th most expensive street in Spain. After a nice walk you will reach the first stop with chocolate and churros (traditional pastry that you have to dip in very rich chocolate). From here you will visit a local market, enjoy some food tastings, and walk through the historical areas to see the Moorish Citadel, the Renaissance Cathedral, the Roman Amphitheater, Picasso’s sights, and much more. Enjoy a tasting of Iberian ham and Manchego cheese along with some fresh seasonal fruit. End the tour on a sweet note with a typical local ice cream made of turrón (roasted almonds, cinnamon and honey).

Malaga Highlights Self-Guided Scavenger Hunt and City Tour

7. Malaga Highlights Self-Guided Scavenger Hunt and City Tour

Get to know Malaga at your own pace with an interactive mobile scavenger hunt to guide you. Decipher riddles, interact with the city's most important attractions, and unlock interesting facts. Stop and start as you please, take photos, enjoy some lunch, or pop into a museum. Download the mobile application on your phone and solve location-based riddles that can only be activated when you reach the right spot. Use the integrated maps to reach 10 of Malaga's most important attractions by foot. Learn intriguing facts and stories about each attraction by using logic, imagination, observation, and a little team spirit to crack the code and reveal the next destination. Walk through the city and enjoy the flexibility of pausing the game whenever you wish. Starting from Plaza de la Merced, the tour route includes Teatro Romano, the City Hall, the Picasso Museum, Catedral de la Encarnación, Malaga Park, Playa la Malagueta, the University of Malaga, Pompidou Centre, and Palmeral de Las Sorpresas.

Málaga: Private Transfer to/from Málaga Airport (AGP)

8. Málaga: Private Transfer to/from Málaga Airport (AGP)

Ensure your trip is hassle-free with a convenient private transfer between Málaga Airport (AGP) and your hotel or accommodation in Málaga city centre. Choose from 2 suitable vehicle options that give you the comfort and space your transfer needs.  For groups of 3 passengers or fewer, choose from a Sedan vehicle that can fit 3 standard-sized pieces of luggage. Alternatively, for groups of up to 7 passengers, choose the minivan option that can fit 7 standard-sized pieces of luggage. On the day of travel, meet your friendly English-speaking professional driver at the airport's arrivals hall or get picked up at your accommodation. Have assistance with your luggage, then board the comfortable air-conditioned vehicle. Sit back, relax, and enjoy the ride as you are taken to your destination.

Málaga: 3-Hour Private Sightseeing Treasure Hunt

9. Málaga: 3-Hour Private Sightseeing Treasure Hunt

Whether travelling as a couple, a family with children or travelling in a group - there is no better way to discover and fall in love with beautiful Málaga than on a private sightseeing treasure hunt tour. The treasure hunt takes you where bus and bicycle tours just can’t go. You will explore 10 beautiful and exciting Málaga sights in your private group. At the beginning of the Málaga city tour, the event guide will welcome you with a short introduction and equip you with the treasure hunting bag containing a modern compass, a treasure book, and some other fun gadgets for you to become a real city treasure hunter. After doing one station together with the event guide, you are independently on your own. On a 3-hour private sightseeing treasure hunt tour, you will enjoy the historic center of Málaga navigating yourself with the modern compass and the treasure book. The tour will lead you to all major points of interest, like the Plaza de Merced, the Carmen Thyssen Museum, the cathedral, the Roman theater and the Alcazaba Castle. Moreover on your walking tour, you will feel the authentic atmosphere of Málaga's charming city center. At each station, you have to solve a small riddle or a playful task to collect some clues that will lead you to the final station of your city tour, where you will find the treasure. The riddles and tasks are not time-consuming so you ́ll have enough time to look around and explore each place the treasure book leads you to.

Costa del Sol: Day Trip to Ronda and Setenil

10. Costa del Sol: Day Trip to Ronda and Setenil

Travel to Andalusia, one of the most wonderful regions in southern Spain. Meet your expert tour guide in the Costa del Sol and hop on the coach to Setenil de las Bodegas. Stroll around the charming town, known for its mesmerizing white houses built into the surrounding cliffs. See the beautiful town of Ronda, learn about the culture and history from your guide as you walk. Visit the iconic bullring Plaza de Toros de Ronda and enjoy the museum. Next, walk through the atmospheric Plaza de España, visit the New Bridge and take pictures of the spectacular Tajo de Ronda. Marvel at the sacred St Mary's Church before visiting Ronda’s Arab Baths. Next stop, visit the Mondragon Palace and enjoy a walk around the spectacular gardens. Feeling hungry? No worries, you have time to grab food or explore the city at your own pace. You will return by coach to the Costa del Sol with amazing memories and priceless photos.

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What people are saying about Málaga

The tour was very thorough and I learned so much! I really appreciated that the guide, Rocío, not only knew many historical facts about the city and sites but was very passionate about the history and had an answer for every question. I highly recommend this tour to anyone coming to Málaga. ¡La gira fue muy completa y aprendí mucho! Realmente aprecié que la guía, Rocío, no solo supiera muchos hechos históricos sobre la ciudad y los sitios, sino que fuera muy apasionada por la historia y tuviera una respuesta para cada pregunta. Recomiendo encarecidamente este tour a cualquiera que venga a Málaga.

Lovely staff, awesome experience! We had a hen do surprise and we all loved it - there was music, bar and an amazing atmosphere! Totally recommend it!

These e-bikes are amazing. They allow you go up the steepest hills! It’s a fantastic experience.

Jose was fabulous! Great walk with nest information and delicious nibbles. Highly recommend.

Very interesting visit to have an overview of Malaga.