Spring Routes: Natural Landscapes You Can't Miss

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The natural beauty of the Costa del Sol extends far beyond its wonderful coasts, also standing out for the great number of natural landscapes it possesses.

Ideally situated between sea and mountain, the province of Malaga offers the perfect backdrop for golfing in any season.

Don't miss the chance to visit this fantastic setting, ideal for indulging in this exciting sport.

Why is the Costa del Sol a Golfer's Paradise? Here are the top reasons

The Costa del Sol elevates golf to its peak. Blessed with invaluable qualities, it stands as a true haven for golf enthusiasts. We invite you to discover the key reasons that make it exceptionally special for golfers.

Year-Round Playing Climate

No matter the season, golf is a year-round pursuit at our destination, thanks to the consistently pleasant climate.

This means optimal weather conditions for golfing throughout the year, whether in spring, summer, autumn, or winter.

Playing Among Exquisite Landscapes: Unmatched Natural Beauty

Beyond the climate, the breathtaking landscapes that envelop the golf courses are also noteworthy. Warm beaches, majestic mountains, and vast expanses teeming with flora and fauna make playing golf here an even more extraordinary experience.

The province of Malaga boasts an array of golf courses designed by some of the most esteemed names in the industry. From courses adjacent to the sea to those nestled in spectacular mountainous terrains, there's a diversity to satisfy golfers of all skill levels and preferences.

The great biodiversity of the province of Malaga surprises all nature lovers, who can enjoy dreamy landscapes where they can live numerous adventures, go hiking, enjoy the fauna present in each of them, or simply sit and enjoy the wonderful views.

Exploring spring on the Costa del Sol: natural landscapes to enjoy to the fullest

Spring getaways on the Costa del Sol are a true spectacle of vibrant colors, intoxicating fragrances, and lush landscapes. With the arrival of this season, the province dresses in its best attire, offering visitors a wide variety of routes to explore and discover the natural beauty that characterizes it. 

Below, we present some of our favorite spots for you to enjoy the magic of spring in our destination.

Torcal de Antequera

In Torcal de Antequera, imposing blocks, enigmatic passageways, and fascinating labyrinths unfold, whose rocks resemble sculptures of improbable shapes. Particularly during spring, the Torcal de Antequera becomes a live spectacle with the explosion of colors caused by the flowering of various native species.

This Natural Site has two hiking routes where panoramic views of nature invite contemplation and disconnection from the daily hustle and bustle.

You must visit it!

Gaitanes Gorge

In spring, the Gaitanes Gorge transforms into a scene of stunning natural beauty. Therefore, it is the ideal time to traverse the famous Caminito del Rey, where you can enjoy breathtaking views.

This place offers a unique experience for nature lovers and adventurers, providing the opportunity to connect with the environment in its maximum splendor.

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Sierra Crestellina

The Natural Site Sierra Crestellina, located in the municipality of Casares, stands out as one of the southernmost landscapes of the Sierra de Ronda.

This natural area exhibits diverse vegetation adapted to sunlight and humidity conditions. Among its species stand out holm oaks, pines, cork oaks, and gall oaks. As for fauna, Sierra Crestellina is home to mountain goats, a variety of amphibians, and birds.

With its rich biodiversity and spring charm, it presents itself as an ideal destination to explore during this season of the year.

Los Reales de Sierra Bermeja

The Natural Site of Los Reales de Sierra Bermeja is strategically located between the imposing Sierra de las Nieves and the majestic Pico de Los Reales.

In addition to its botanical richness, it harbors a varied fauna, including mammals such as deer, genets, and mountain goats, as well as birds of prey like the golden eagle and the peregrine falcon, among others.

The combination of its geology, flora, and animal diversity makes it an ideal destination for nature lovers and ecotourism.

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Cliffs of Maro

The Cliffs of Maro (Nerja), one of the natural landscapes on the coast of the province of Malaga. It spans a coastal strip of 12 kilometers with spectacular cliffs that offer panoramic views of the Mediterranean Sea.

This place hosts a variety of protected botanical and marine species, including the orange coral, classified as vulnerable, and fish such as moray eels and groupers. Its natural richness has led the United Nations to declare it a Specially Protected Area of Importance for the Mediterranean.

Other Plans in Nature to Enjoy Spring on the Costa del Sol

In addition to the natural landscapes mentioned, there are other options in the heart of nature to enjoy spring.

The Gran Senda is a unique route of more than 850 kilometers, divided into 35 stages, crossing nine diverse natural spaces, from the coast to the mountains. Ideal for nature lovers and adventurous athletes, it offers exciting activities such as rafting, climbing, and canoeing. Moreover, it allows you to discover the cultural heritage of the region, its traditions, and the authenticity of its towns along the way. It's worth getting to know!

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The Sierra de Tejada, Almijara, and Alhama Natural Park is also a must-visit in spring. It belongs to the Axarquía region, and one of the most valuable points of interest in the area is La Maroma, the highest peak with more than 2,000 meters. The panoramic views of the Mediterranean Sea are among the most romantic.

On the other hand, the Montes de Málaga Natural Park deserves a mandatory stop. This green paradise with panoramic views of the sea becomes the ideal place for hiking and cycling. Highlighted routes include: Lagar de Torrijos, Pocopán trail, El Cerrado trail, among others. Additionally, you can stop at its "ventas" to enjoy the typical dish, the delicious "plato de los montes."

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The Pinares de San Antón route, near the El Palo neighborhood (Malaga), is ideal for couples. The San Antón mountain has two small summits accessible from the beach or by car. A trail then leads to a viewpoint overlooking the Bay of Malaga, reaching a cave and the cross of San Antón, from where you can see the capital impressively.

The Los Alcornocales Natural Park, at the end of the Penibetic mountain range, hosts varied flora and fauna thanks to its microclimates. You'll find species such as the wild olive, the cork oak, and animals like the eagle owl, the griffon vulture, and the deer.

Likewise, the Sierra de Grazalema Natural Park, with 53,411 hectares, displays impressive canyons like the Garganta Verde (400 meters deep) and underground complexes like Hundidero-Gato. In Sierra del Pinar, you'll find numerous Spanish firs and in the Majaceite river, otters and forests of elms, willows, and poplars. Additionally, there are 136 bird species, as well as deer, roe deer, rabbits, partridges, and mountain goats.

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Enjoy spring in the province of Malaga and let yourself be captivated by its natural landscapes

Spring on the Costa del Sol offers a wide variety of scenic routes in natural landscapes that will allow you to explore it in the best way.

Prepare for an unforgettable adventure during the most colorful season of the year in our destination.

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