In this month’s blog, we want you to discover Malaga pedaling. Whether you are a keen cyclist or not, we assure you that you will love this option. Malaga has so much to offer and there’s something to suite everyone!
Exploring the West Side of Malaga City
Cycling is one of the activities that is increasingly gaining more and more prominence among nature and sport lovers.
Malaga province includes long wide seafront promenades where you can safely ride your bike. Also, bike lanes all around and pedestrian walk ways where you can enjoy your ride with no hassle.
And we can’t forget about the beaches and natural parks in an ideal climate. So, what else could we ask for?
Tour starts here: Benalmádena, one of the most touristic towns on the Costa del Sol.
Fast Monkey Bike Rental store in Benalmádena location is just perfect to start this tour: it will only take you 2 minutes to go down to the promenade. Here, you can start the ride on the sea side.
You may as well stop to enjoy any of its sandy and wide beaches. When continuing the ride, you will cycle through its famous harbor Puerto Marina a fun place considering its numerous bars. The best option for a drink or a quick meal for sure!
Soon after, you will arrive to the multicultural town of Torremolinos. At this part of the promenade is full of shops and restaurants. If you’re looking forward tasting some good seafood, this is your place.
Later on: the great beaches of La Carihuela, Bajondillo or Los Alamos are all located here, so take your time and chill at any of them!
Guadalmar beach and Guadalhorce Park
At the very end of Los Alamos beach, find Guadalmar beach right infront of the Parador Golf Club. A quiet place, with plenty of room for everyone as its one of Malaga’s widest beaches.
Now it’s time to cycle on the paved road up to the golf course for an easy ride. Follow the tracks east through Guadalmar to find Guadalhorce’s river.
Following the track up the river as far as the road, you can cross the river via the side of the motorway. Watch right to see Guadalhorce Nature Park with its several lagoons, river banks, sandy areas bordering the sea and land spaces. Over the years, it has become one of the most important bird breeding and migration sites in eastern Andalucía.
Málaga City Centre
The ride continues feeling the sea breeze along Sacaba beach and La Misericordia promenade. So, after this, you can now enjoy a ride through the city´s historical centre through the Soho neighborhood.
Later, visit Atarazana market and enjoy some of its tapas places. Then keep going to the Manquita Cathedral and the beautiful alleyways in Malaga´s city centre and the spectacular Roman Theatre.
Next, after these flat strolls, you may be looking for a bit of a challenge: try the climb up to Gibralfaro which offers a stunning panaromic view of the city. This is definitely worth the effort!
Then continue by going down to the Alcazaba, definitely can’t miss this place. To finish this visit, relax at the Muelle Uno port, where you will find the famous Pompidou Centre.
So now that’s a full day of sightseeing – We hope this blog has helped you with your must-things-to-do in Malaga list!