Nautical activities

Costa Tropical underwater paradise

Splashed with coves, cliffs and inlets with clean waters, on the Costa Tropical, sea lovers find their ideal space. The extraordinary beauty and biodiversity of the renowned seabed will make a unique experience.

In Cerro Gordo, whose environment is part of the Maro – Cerro Gordo Natural Park, you can practice scuba diving and nautical activities thanks to the numerous diving centers located in the Bay of La Herradura such asAqualia, BuceoNatura, Buceo Marina, Openwater, Scuba Tropical; in the Port of Marina del Este Buceo La Herradura and in AlmuñécarBuceo Almuñécar and Scubasur. In the port of Motril is Bubblessea Buceo. Another paradise for underwater recreation due to its exceptional backgrounds and many marine species are the cliffs of Calahonda-Castell. Dárdanus and Buceo Calahonda dive centers make trips from Calahonda beach Granada, Cala de la Rijana and Castell de Ferro cliffs to enter unique spaces between fish, multicolored sponges and posidonia grasslands. The diving centers in Castell de Ferro are Aquamarina.

Windsurf, kitesurf and SUP

The love for windsurfing, kayaking, kite surfing, sailing or stand paddle has allowed the creation of numerous centers of nautical activities where you can rent equipment and equipment or follow training courses in these water sports, which fill the Costa Tropical with color, and They are suitable for all public and ages, at any time of the year.

In La Herradura we find Windsurf la Herradura, the first surfing center on the Costa Tropical, open for more than 35 years, and Activ8you, which offers active and nautical tourism services for individuals and groups of all ages. In Almuñecar we have Windsurf Velilla, with more than 20 years of experience offering nautical activities, courses, and boat rentals. In Salobreña you can rent a kayak in the Cabopesca and the 18 Nudos Surf Club in Punta del Río Beach offers courses of surfing, kite surfing, kayak rental and Paddle StandUp. In Motril, next to the golf course you can find Awa Watersports Playa Granada, a nautical activity center open all year round with multiple activities for all levels, ages and groups. In Castell de Ferro, La Rijana beach during the summer months you can rent a kayak or paddle stand to enjoy the rich marine life of this protected area of ​​our coast with PadelSurf  La Rijana.

Stand Up Padel - Costa Tropical
Puerto Deportivo Granada Costa Tropical
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Marinas, yacht rides, sailboat cruises and catamaran

From the marina of Marina del Este or Club Náutico de Motril you can enjoy catamaran trips, sailing or exclusive yachts, to discover the seascapes of the Costa Tropical, the white villages hanging from the cliff, towers and castles, enter in marine caves, or spot dolphins as they pass through our coasts. In the port of Motril you can rent a boat in Marina Park, take a sailboat ride with SailandSea or Viento y Mar. In the port of Marina del Este offer boat rental services and charter charters with companies Granada sailing, Elite, Alboran Charters and catamaran rides aboard the Optimist of London.

Fishing Clubs

Angling from the shore, from kayaking or from a boat is another favorite activity for natives and visitors. They can get material and bait in the many specialized shops of the towns of the coast, as well as boats to go fishing in the ports and fishing clubs of the region.

Discover the different activities you can do on the Costa Tropical.