Costa del Sol

Most popular things to do in Costa del Sol

The Costa del Sol is popular mainly for its incredible and beautiful beaches, along with its well-known golf courses, but this time we will show you all the things to do on the Costa del Sol, as well as enjoying its characteristic beaches. So take note of the following recommendations and discover all the magical corners that Málaga and its surroundings are home to. discover our tours in malaga and enjoy the best of  the Costa del Sol.

Things to do in Costa del Sol

From crossing the New Bridge to the dream city on a trip from Málaga to Ronda in one day, to exploring a gigantic cave in Nerja, or witnessing one of the breeding programs for endangered species and preservation of biodiversity in the Bioparc Fuengirola. This and more, are some of the things to do on the Costa del Sol, a truly unique destination in the world.

Beaches on the Costa de Sol

Among the things to do on the Costa del Sol is undoubtedly enjoying its beaches, once in Malaga one of the most popular stops is its Pedregalejo beach, where you can cool off upon arrival and take the typical sardine skewers. Another recommended beach it is the Calahonda beach, located just below the popular Balcón de Europa, you can also visit the dazzling beaches of Nerja.



If you pass through Fuengirola don´t forget to visit Los Boliches, and in Torremolinos, Carihuela beach, Cristo beach in Estepona is also one of the best beaches to visit in Malaga. If you decide to go a little further, you can visit Cabopino and its Dunes de Artola declared a natural monument of Andalusia, located in the great city of Marbella.

Visit the Caves of Nerja

During your visit to the Caves of Nerja you will find the largest column in the world, it rises to about 32 meters high, it is one of the most popular destinations and one of the things to do on the Costa del Sol.

Inside the cave you exhibit various objects and artifacts discovered inside, leaving as evidence the existence of human life in the cave dating back 25,000 years, many visitors have compared the appearance of the caves to a giant organ, since their formations resemble the tubes of a great musical organ.


You can buy the ticket here

Nerja caves

Caminito Del Rey: full day tour

It´s a path of at least 1 meter wide that extends for 3 km and is located at an approximate height of 100 meters above the Guadalhorce River, the full-day tours of this attraction are part of the most popular excursions to do In Malaga. It´s an adventure in the heights, the walking tour begins at the Conde de Guadalhorce reservoir, which is the main water reserve in the city. You can buy the ticket here

Caminito del rey Malaga

Water sports and cruises

Torremolinos and Marbella have centers with PADI license that attract the visit of beginner and experienced divers; one of the best things about the Costa del Sol is that most of its resorts have a water sports center in the beach area. Here you can do activities such as diving, snorkeling, windsurfing or going out to row in the waters of the Mediterranean.



In the tourist ports, you also have endless options on cruises that take you to spot dolphins and whales, or you can simply opt for a fun boat or Jet Ski ride. You can buy the tickets here

Water sport Málaga

Visit to the Bioparc Fuengirola

Fuengirola is one of the coastal cities with the best infrastructure on the Costa del Sol; it is a fairly familiar destination thanks to its wide variety of attractions to visit with the family such as the Castle of Sohail.



However, its greatest attraction that you cannot miss is the Bioparc Fuengirola, there you will find animals in habitats of Madagascar, you will be able to appreciate and even feed them, and the lemur area is one of the favorites of young people and adults who visit this attraction. More info and tickets

Visiting Mijas and Estepona

The towns of Mijas and Estepona offer a great variety of things to do on the Costa del Sol, in Mijas you can visit the hermitage of “El Puerto” from where you can see almost any part of the town. In addition, visit places such as Plaza de Bulls, La Cala de Mijas, a spectacular beach, or live the experience of riding a donkey-taxi.



Estepona is full of colorful flowerpots that combine exquisitely with its planters and it’s Orchid Botanical Park; here you can take the mural tour, dive in the Mediterranean Sea or tour the historic center of this typical Andalusian city.

Trip to Rincon de La Victoria

Finally, enjoy one of the most attractive towns in Malaga and visit impressive destinations such as the Cueva Del Tesoro, the Archaeological Site of the Mediterranean, the Casa Fuerte de Bezmiliana, the Museum of Popular Arts, the Cliffs of El Cantal, and the Torre Almenara. This trip lasts approximately 1 hour 30 minutes from the city and houses great treasures that await your visit.

Rincón de la Victoria