Hiking Excursions on the Costa del Sol
The Costa del Sol is gaining more and more popularity among fans of nature and sports. The place is known as the Costa del Sol, not figuratively but literally, since the sun shines more than 300 days a year. This coast is praised as the best in the entire Mediterranean region, a place with the best climate and views. Thanks to the beauty and climate of this region, Costa del Sol remains a popular tourist site, even among people from America and Asia. It is a glamorous destination for people who appreciate cosmopolitan life, as well as the quiet suburbs.
The flora and fauna of this region has much to offer, such as the small mountains overlooking the coasts where you can go hiking. The Costa del Sol has an abundance of hiking trails and each of them has deep natural beauty.
Some of the most beautiful hiking trails are listed below.
Hiking route – Canal de Guadalmina
This is a simple trail, easy to navigate and access. It runs parallel to the mystical Guadalmina River. The starting point of this trail can be accessed through Benahavis. The trail is something new, as it was made accessible to the public in the summer of 2014. In this short period of time it has captivated many tourists from all over the world. After walking for a while, you come to a wooden bridge and shortly afterwards there is an irrigation canal. Walkways have been installed to facilitate hikers.
Hiking Route – Ribera Del Guadiaro
This is actually a river route that is a passage between two towns Estación de Benaoján and Jimera Estación. The starting point of this trail is in the first town mentioned, the route begins specifically after passing through the Guaidiaro river. Mostly the route runs next to the river, which makes it quite simple and easy to navigate. The lush vegetation that accompanies the banks of the river is beautiful.
Hiking route – El Candado-Rincón De La Victoria
This is a coastal path located near the Senda Litoral de Málaga. This beautiful trail connects the city of Malaga with the municipality of Rincón de la Victoria. This route contains some of the most impressive places on the coast, including the beautiful Peñón del Cuervo or El Cantal.
Next to the El Candado club is the starting point of this route, it takes 7 kms to reach the end, where some continue and others return. This is a great route because you can have an amazing hiking experience, get to a destination and then depending on what you feel like, you will or will not follow. This route is simple and passes through true wonders of the Malaga coast.
Hiking Route – Torre Del Mar-La Caleta De Vélez
This coastal route is one of the parts that make up the Senda Litoral de Málaga. In this case, it connects the towns of Torre del Mar and La Caleta de Vélez through the trails along the beach and the promenade.
This path is located in the town of Torre del Mar. Initially this route is not hard and practically flat, so if you are looking for a gentle walk, this is the best place. You can enjoy the breathtaking scenery by walking along the coast without getting too tired. The route is marked, keeping you informed of the distance traveled. Its proximity to the lighthouses also makes the trail nice.