Climatology and natural space
The excellent climatic and geographical qualities allow the practice of all outdoor sports. Water sports such as sailing, kayaking, kite surfing, or windsurfing on the beaches of La Herradura, Almuñécar, Salobreña, Motril, Torrenueva, Calahonda, Castell de Ferro, Cambriles, Melicena, La Mamola or La Rábita. The valley and mountains are an ideal setting for hiking, horseback riding, athletics and cycling, with numerous itineraries along paths and local roads that connect villages of the Rio Verde Valley, the Guájares, Itrabo, Molvízar, Vélez of Benaudalla and the extraordinary natural landscapes of the white towns of the Contraviesa.
Diving is one of the favorite sports for biodiversity and magnificent underwater landscapes of natural environments such as Cerro Gordo, La Herradura, Tesorillo-Salobreña and cliffs of Calahonda. Numerous centers located in the Marina del Este Port, Almuñécar-La Herradura, Salobreña, Torrenueva, Calahonda, Castell de Ferro and Cambriles Beach offer technical support for all levels and courses for those who wish to discover the underwater wonders of the Costa Tropical. Fishing from land, boat or from kayak is more fashionable than ever.
The triathlon on the Costa Tropical is one of the favorite activities, and the optimal conditions for this sporting activity are given, combining swimming in open waters, athletics and cycling. In this region the optimal conditions for this sporting activity are given.
The sports facilities of the Costa Tropical allow the practice of all kinds of sports in any of the sports complexes of the areas with magnificent facilities for tennis, paddle tennis, soccer, athletics, swimming in heated swimming pools, indoor basketball, among others.
Sea and ski experience
Sea and ski holidays. This tourist destination has the exclusivity of offering at an hour’s distance the possibility of sailing and enjoying on the edge of the Mediterranean while enjoying the same day of skiing in the brand-new Sierra Nevada resort, in what are known as the Sea and Ski.
Practice golf all year
Golf lovers will enjoy the beachfront of Los Moriscos Golf Club on the Costa Tropical and two other golf courses less than 40 minutes away, such as the Santa Clara Golf Club and Baviera Golf.