Here are some of the innumerable day-trip destinations in Andalusia:
( No matter, how long you will stay - your holidays are too short to visit them all ! )
The following aquaticparks are on the Costa del Sol:
- Aquavelis in Torre del Mar / Vélez-Málaga: 12 different kinds of slides, a pool with wave machine and a pool for children offer unlimited fun. Located in the North of Torre del Mar, destination to Vélez-Málaga
- Aquapark Mijas: wide park with wildwater slide, body-skiing, swimming-pool, volleyball und adventure river. N 340, km 209, Mijas Costa
- Prado World: water slides, swimming-pool, miniature golf and dodgem. The supply ist especially for infants. N 340, km 156, Estepona
Nerja: impressive cave with stalactites and stalagmites as well as the “balkony of Europe”, a cliff, which sticks into the sea
Torrox: a typical white Spanish village with a lot of remains of the Moorish era
El Torcal: maze of cliffs with striking formations in the hills of Málaga. There are three marked trails.
Trévelez: highest village of Spain in the Sierra Nevada, where they dry the famous Serrano ham in big warehouses with free view on it
Lanjarón: thermal bath with various healing waters for bathing and drinking. (Some water is free, only the containers you must pay expensively !)
Málaga: old fortress, nice parks, sightseeing tours by horse-drawn coach, museums, the great department store “El Corte Ingles”, harbour
Antequera: antique town with lovingly restored church of rocks
Ronda: oldest bullfight arena with restaurant under the stand, old and new village are connected by a bridge over the deep ravine
Sevilla: golden tower, museums, picturesque district, cathedral
Córdoba: Mezquita with the forest of the 1000 pillars
Gibraltar: a piece of England in Spain with free-running apes, cave with stalactites and stalagmites, restaurant at the top of the big cliff with good view on Africa, which here is only 14 km far away
The Alhambra in Granada: very spacious and impressive grounds, order in advance of the tickets by internet (e.g. here) or personally in the bank BBVA in Torre del Mar is recommended !!
The obvious skiing area of the Sierra Nevada offers from October until May pistes over 3000 m height and a nursery school. More information ? Please click here
Tivoliworld: park with merry-go-rounds, trains, changing shows and attractions for younger childs. Arroyo de la Miel, Benalmádena
Seaworldaquarium in Benalmádena-Puerto
Aquapark Torremolinos: between tropic plants and waterfalls they built a miniature golf course with 18 holes. Shows with parrots and dolphin trainings offer diversion. C/Cuba 10, Torremolinos
Great and expensive yachts you find in the posh yachtports of Marbella, Benalmádena, Puerto Banús and Fuengirola
Castillo de Aguilas, Benalmádena Pueblo: Here you can observe birds of prey. Eagles, falcons and other indigenous birds will be fed daily at 1.00 p.m. and at 5.30 p.m..
Alhama de Granada: nice place with impressive gorge and thermal springs (don't forget your bathing suit!), variety of gastronomy
I also can organize comfortable for you a low-cost hire car with transfer from Malaga Airport to the lodging and back (also without renting a house at me), so that you can enjoy your holidays really from the beginning. (look at “HIRE CARS”).