The Benahavis Trail
Taking in spectacular views of the village, Zagaleta and the coast towards Gibraltar. We visit the abandoned farms and historical sites of the village, we also discover the secret rockpools in the Guadalmina river.
Adult 40€ Child 25€. 2-3 hours
Istan to Tolox through Sierra de las Nieves
A morning start in Benahavis, then to Istan for coffee and a walk around the village. We then go offroad into the Sierra de las Nieves, passing through beautiful scenery. At one point we can see La Concha, Istan, Gibraltar and Morrocco all from the same point. We drop down into Tolox from the mountains, and visit the "Balenario" Spa, where we can take an optional hour 2km walk up the river to the local waterfall. Back in the village we goto lunch at a restaurant with a great terrace and views over the town. When its time to come back we drive back into the mountains but follow a different trail down towards the coast, with easterly views towards Malaga and beyond.
Adult 85€ including lunch.
Child 45€ including lunch
Sierra de Las Nieves
The Snowy Mountains!
This trip starts with a drive up the Ronda road, passing Benahavis and La Zagaleta. We enter the National park from the Ronda road, and our first stop are the remains of the old Guardia civil barracks which are now abandoned.
Continuing from here to out highest point we then descend through the landscape, passing the 2000mt high "Torrecilla" and the 1000 year old tree "Castaño Santo". We exit the park in La Quinta and finish the trip back in Benahavis.
Adult 60€ Child 40€. 6 hours, includes picnic.
Benahavis to Istan
Offroad from "La Quinta" to the village of Istan, with views over the lake to Mediterranean, then a walk to the "Charcos de Canalon" rockpools and waterfall for a swim in summer time. When it´s not warm enough to swim, we explore the village of Istan instead, there are many centuries of history here.
Adult 60€ Child 35€ 4-5 hours.
Sierra Bermeja to
Jubrique and Genalgaucil
We visit the highest point in the area with incredible views of Gibraltar (cloud permitting!!) and then drop down to the beautiful valleys below, passing through a river valley with a waterfall, and visiting the “Art gallery village” of Genalgaucil and the white village of Jubrique.
Adult 60€ Child 40€. 5-6 hours.
January to April. We go with 2 Land Rovers to Tangiers,
then drive down to Marrakesh, cross the Atlas mountains in the snow and ice, and drop down into the
Sahara desert. Travelling with a local guide, this trip
is an ADVENTURE!!
5-7 nights, everything included, apart from local health insurance.
Options available, including fly direct to Marrakesh and be collected by us in the Land Rovers.
Update December 2021 - The Morroccan border is still closed to visitors, we will be able to do this trip once the situation has improved, hopefully in winter 2022/23.