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La Herradura Sports - Local Activities - Land & Air (La Herradura)

Local Activities - Land & Air
Trekking - Horse Riding - Cycling - Adventure Sports - Paragliding - Tennis - Snow Sports

If you are looking for adventure you have found it here. La Herradura is loaded with different specialized sporting companies that will help you with all of your adventure needs. Give them a call and start your adventure today!

La Herradura is one of the most popular places in the area for Parapente or Hanggliding. You will often see clusters of beautiful, multi-colored parachutes gliding slowly down from the mountains towards the La Herradura bay.

Local Activities - Land & Air

Trekking / Hiking

Explore the Parque Natural Acantilados de Maro Cerro Gordo that wraps around the Cerro Gordo point and behind. There are great walking paths that take you along the coast with breathtaking views of the cliffs and rocky shoreline. There are also companies that have guided walks that will take you into the mountains behind Almunecar.

Check back with our “Local Walks” section, coming soon.

Horse Riding

Currently there are no Equestrian Centers in La Herradura but there is one in Almunecar.
Read ‘Horseback Riding in Almunecar’.

Cycling / Mountain Biking

Currently there are no bike rentals in La Herradura but there are a few in Almunecar.
Read ‘Cycling in Almunecar’.

Deep Shaft Descent, Mountain Climbing, 4x4 Excursions
Adventure Sports

You can find local Adventure Sports Companies that will take you by jeep to one of the natural parks and reserves behind Almunecar and Nerja, and guide you through specific activities. Lunch is also provided by many of the groups. Currently there are none in La Herradura but Check for Adventure Sports groups in Almunecar.

Paragliding (Parapente) / Hang-Gliding

La Herradura is the most popular landing site in the area. It’s location by the coast, surrounded by mountain ranges, allows for perfect glides that set off from high cliffs and descend down onto its quiet horseshoe shaped bay.

Most of the Parapente Centers are locataed in Almunecar.


With warm, sunny weather, tennis is a great option. Try one of these locations:

Tennis Courts

Club de Tenis Las Palomas
Edificio Girasoles, bajo ,  Urb. Las Palomas
Phone: 958 827 786

Skiing / Snowboarding

Skiing and snowboarding can be had only a short distance away. The snowy Sierra Nevada Mountains are only a 45 minute drive from our coast.

You can find more information on our “Costa Tropical Skiing” page.

Snow Sports

Sierra Nevada Club Reservation Centre
Plaza de Andalucía 4, 18196 Monachil (Granada)
Phone: 902 708 090  Fax:  902 627 111

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