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Marbella: Catamaran Cruise

1. Marbella: Catamaran Cruise

Enjoy a trip aboard the Daria, a catamaran with all the modern comforts, on which you will get to spend a wonderful day. In addition to all the luxury spaces aboard the boat, this model offers greater stability than others, which will reduce dizziness, meaning this nautical adventure is ideal for all. During your cruise, there will be opportunities for you to enjoy such water sports as paddle surfing, kayaking, and even fishing if you wish. Snacks and drinks such as beer, water, and soft drinks will all be available during the cruise as well. The professional crew will make sure you see the best of Marbella from the water, all the while having as much fun as possible. There will be plenty of opportunities for photos, which will be available after the cruise for download, as you explore the coast aboard a luxury catamaran.

Marbella: Guided Wine and Tapas Bike Tour

2. Marbella: Guided Wine and Tapas Bike Tour

Enjoy a comfortable bike ride under the Andalusian sun while your tour guide points out historical details and fantastic sights. Enjoy tapas and wine, beer or nonalcoholic drinks in some of the best local bars. Pedal your way through Spanish history, culture, and cuisine. Begin your biking exploration on the boardwalk with a wonderful view of the Bay of Marbella. Travel to see Dali's sculptures and the Alameda Park in the old city. Admire the typical Andalusian white limestone walls, the narrow alleys, and the small streets creating an impressive labyrinth that comes out on the Plaza Santo Cristo. Then, visit Marbella's traditional fishing village, Barrio de los Pescadores. Here, immerse in not just luxury and beauty, but also hard work and ancient traditions.

Marbella: Stand-Up Paddle Board at Sunset

3. Marbella: Stand-Up Paddle Board at Sunset

Meet your friendly stand-up paddle board instructor at Marina Port (Puerto Deportivo) in Marbella, and then put on your wetsuit – if needed – in the changing rooms. Listen to the briefing and learn basic techniques on how to stand on water! Enter the sea and get stunning views of the city and mountains in the background as you paddle along the coast. Cool down with a swim and play fun games in the water before you watch a spectacular sunset, considered amongst the best in the world.  Return to Marina Port at the end of the thrilling activity and use the available showers to freshen up. Then, relax with a drink at a beautiful restaurant by the beach.

Marbella: Tour of the Old Town with Wine Tasting & Tapas

4. Marbella: Tour of the Old Town with Wine Tasting & Tapas

Discover the charming little town of Marbella with its thousand faces and historic old town, and relish the delicacies of the region during. As you walk with your guide, be enthralled by the history and stories of the area as you take in your beautiful surroundings.  As you discover the history and culture of Marbella, understand the region further with delicious tastings. Start with a tasting of fine wines in the historic city centre and try some cold tapas. Afterwards, you will have the opportunity to sample various natural olive oils of the region and to visit Marbella's beautiful old town. End a great tour by savouring some typical Andalusian dishes along with a matching wine at a traditional tapas restaurant.

From Madrid: Andalucia & Toledo 5-Day Trip

5. From Madrid: Andalucia & Toledo 5-Day Trip

Spend 5 days exploring Andalucia, and enjoy tours of the area’s most historically important cities. Visit iconic monuments and take in views of the stunning scenery of the land of La Mancha along the way. Detailed Itinerary Day 1: Madrid, Cordoba, Sevilla Depart from the bus terminal in Madrid at 08:00, heading south through the Land of La Mancha to Andalucia. On arrival in Cordoba you’ll enjoy a city sightseeing tour, visiting the great mosque that once was the spiritual center of the Islamic world. Note the Gothic cathedral that was built inside. Your tour also takes in the Jewish Quarter. After the visit, you’ll continue on to Sevilla. Dinner and overnight in Sevilla. Day 2: Sevilla In the morning you’ll venture out on a panoramic city sightseeing tour and visit the Barrio de Santa Cruz with its narrow streets, the Park of María Luisa, and Plaza de España. There’s an optional artistic tour that includes the Royal Alcazar Palace. Your afternoon is at leisure. Half board in the hotel and overnight in Sevilla. Day 3: Sevilla, Ronda, Marbella After breakfast at the hotel you’ll depart for the White Villages and Ronda, where you’ll have some free time. Take an optional excursion to Mijas or Gibraltar. Later the tour continues on to the Costa del Sol. Dinner and overnight in Marbella. Day 4: Marbella, Granada The tour leaves Marbella for Granada after breakfast. When you arrive in Granada you’ll enjoy a sightseeing tour that includes the impressive Alhambra with its beautiful Nazari Palaces and the Generalife Gardens. Optional activities include a visit to the caves of Sacromonte and attending a typical gipsy flamenco show. Dinner and overnight in Granada. Day 5: Granada, Toledo, Madrid Enjoy breakfast before heading to the Imperial City of Toledo, filled with historic monuments. You’ll have lunch and embark on a city sightseeing through Toledo’s narrow streets and alleys. Afterwards, you’ll be transferred back to Madrid. Hotels (4-Star)

Marbella: Food Tour

6. Marbella: Food Tour

Are you ready to discover the taste of Marbella? Try tapas and dishes that are less commonly experienced by tourists as you learn about the origins of local cuisine. To begin, meet your guide at the lighthouse. During the Marbella food tour, visit the beautiful beach, where contemporary buildings house many restaurants. You'll also walk to the top of the hill and see where the city was born. After the experience, your knowledge about local food culture will be a lot deeper than before and your belly will be full and pleased. Tastings included:  Pescaito frito: A mix of different types of fish (typically anchovies, acedias, hake, calamari and shrimps) that is fried after being tarnished in flour. Once the fish is ready, salt and fresh lemon are added. Salmorejo casero: Salmorejo is the Andalusian version of gazpacho. It is typically eaten in summer to refresh one’s palate. This creamy cold soup is made of tomatoes, bread crumbs, vinegar from Jerez, olive oil, and salt. Flautitas de pollo con guacamole: Dough rolls filled with chicken and garnished with guacamole, tomatoes, basil, and sour cream. Cured acorn-fed pork sausage (chorizo de bellota). Served with bread and olives. Berenjenas de almagro: Aubergines cooked in oil with cumin, pepper, sweet paprika, salt, garlic, white wine vinegar, and water. Served with bread. Alcachofa aliñada: Garlic artichokes (artichokes cooked and marinated with salt, lemon, garlic, parsley, eggs, capers, pepper, and oil). Served with bread. Croquetas caseras de jamón: These delicious croquettes are cooked with bechamel sauce (flour, butter, milk and nutmeg), salt, pepper, onion, olive oil, ham, eggs, and bread crumbs. With these ingredients, the croquettes are made in their typical oval shape and fried in hot oil. Ice cream: 2 scoops in cup or cone (normal cone, wafer, or chocolate cone). Homemade ice cream, produced by a historic and traditional ice saloon in Marbella.

Marbella: E-Mountain Bike Tour with Wine

7. Marbella: E-Mountain Bike Tour with Wine

Your professional guides will provide full instructions on the use of your EMTB, before taking you along ancient mountain trails and up hills you never thought possible on a bike. Your top of the range E-MTB will climb the mountain trails to traditional villages.  Then embark on an exhilarating downhill cycle back to the iconic Marbella to finish your tour in a selected local bar for wine and tasty tapas. Here you will enjoy authentic Spanish cuisine and some great wine with your guide and companions, after this riveting and exhilirating adventure.

From Marbella: Canyoning in Guadalmina

8. From Marbella: Canyoning in Guadalmina

Experience the Costa del Sol from an adrenaline-pumping perspective on a canyoning adventure in the province of Malaga. The Guadalmina canyon is the perfect place to (literally) dip your toes into the world of canyoning. After getting picked up in Marbella, head to the canyon, where a range of waterfalls, breathtaking landscapes, and narrow halls await you. Go for a swim in the canyon's crystal-clear waters or feel the fresh spray of water from the refreshing waterfalls. During your canyoning experience, you will experience jumps of up to 7 meters high and rappels of up to 12 meters in height. At the end of the activity, get dropped off back at the meeting point in Marbella.

Costa del Sol: Private Tour to Ojen

9. Costa del Sol: Private Tour to Ojen

In the morning you will be picked up from your hotel on the Costa de Sol and taken to the Ojen lookout. After enjoying the views and fresh air, you enjoy a "Churros mojaos" breakfast. Afterwards you head to to the brandy museum and oil mill museums before strolling the surrounding streets to see the church and caves.  You will then stop at a local shop where you have the opportunity to purchase some world-class olive oil. Throughout your trip, your guide provides you with engaging commentary about the town's history, culture, and legends, and the journey ends with a hassle-free ride back to your hotel.

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What people are saying about Marbella

We really enjoyed our tour of the Old Town and it’s fascinating history. The food and wine was delicious. We got to do a little olive oil tasting and ended up buying some basil infused oil to enjoy our time in Marbella

Lovely experience with my husband and 12 and 10 year old daughters. Jose was so kind to my youngest who was a little nervous. When we come back the girls want to do his kids camps! Thank you

Super delicious trip !! It can clearly be recommended. It is a trip where most people with a good physique can easily join but where you are also challenged accordingly

Our guide was incredibly friendly and very knowledgeable of the area. She was warm and inviting. Eating a meal with her was like eating with a friend.

Our guide, Lana, was knowledgeable, personable and full of suggestions. He knowledge of the area was impressive.