Activities

If you can tear yourself away from the Finca there is a host of activities in the area

Adventure Days Out

For our more adventurous guests we can partner you with a local adventure activities operator. Try out those activities that you had always wanted to but have never had the opportunity to do so. We strongly suggest that you book in advance. For list of activities and more information go to Adventure Days Out

 

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Bird Watching

This whole area of Andalucia is a very firm favourite with birdwatchers as we are on the annual migration routes. Apart from the abundant birdlife at Finca Amorosa, Hoopoes being our favourite visitor, two important sites are nearby.

  1. El Torcal Nature Park some 15 minutes' drive away, famous for it's ''haunting'' rock sculptures this high plateau of glaciated limestone can be explored by three signposted walks. Keep an eye on the sky as the resident population of Griffon Vultures will be soaring overhead, also other large raptors can be seen.  
  2. Fuente de Piedra which is 45 minutes' drive is an important wetland with up to 11,000 nesting pairs of Flamingoes. The rounding up of chicks for ringing takes place in August, many overseas visitors register as volunteers for this task. In recent years this area has become an important attraction for nature tourism. To aid bird watching the many trails around the Lagoon have strategically placed ''hides''. There is a very informative visitor center on site.

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Golf

Excellent golf is available at Antequera Golf Club just 25 minutes away, not only a fantastic day's golf but probably the best value golf on the costa del golf. If required we can offer a fully catered bespoke golf holiday for four or more guests. This would include full board, organization and transport to play on three different courses. Please contact us for more details.

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Cultural Visits

The world heritage sites of the Alhambra Palace in Granada and the Grand Mosque in Cordoba are within easy reach (90 min each by car). It is possible to catch a bus to Malaga to visit the wonderful old town with its Cathedral, Picasso museum and Alcazaba. Not to mention the boutique shops, tapas bars and the newly built promenade off the port area. Also a visit to the Malaga municipal market offers a taste of all the produce that Spain has to offer.

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Andalucian Lakes

This is a fantastic fun day out, the drive is one hour through the small town of Valle de Abdalajis. Then after passing through El Chorro gorge you drive through the pine forests of Park Natural Ardalis , when you arrive at the lakes the views will quite take your breath away. There are a selection of restaurants or take a picnic, your choice as the lakeside is laid out with concrete tables and benches under towering pine trees for shade. Hire a Kayak, relax and just paddle away, or alternatively hire a Paddle boat with slide and have great fun with friends and family.

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Horse Riding

A fantastic way to get close to nature and enjoy the Andalucian countryside. Both riding lessons and "Trail Riding" offered by local riding stables.

We will be pleased to enquire on your behalf for any other information that you may require and make a reservation on your behalf.

For this activity we strongly suggest you book in advance. For more details go to Horse Riding.

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Participate in the Olive Harvest

In late December and January we invite guests to participate in our olive harvest. Guests pay only our B&B rate plus extra meals as required. They participate in the harvest and then the processing into olive oil, the oil is then shipped to their home country. The approximate cost of processing and shipping is £100 per double room; this will be for 15-20 liters of delicious oil. This can then be bottled with your personalised labels, what a wonderful gift for family and friends. For more details of this package please contact us.

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Visit to Goat Farm

Try your hand at milking the goats, pet the baby goats taste and then buy fresh locally produced delicious cheeses. Great fun for the children!!

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Adventure Days Out

 

All of the above activities /days out are on offer in our nearby area. You can join them on your own or  with your family or friends. All these activities are offered by an Antequera based English/Spanish speaking adventure activities operator. They can be offered on a half day or full day basis. We will be happy to assist you with any further enquiries and make reservation on your behalf. It is strongly recommended that you make bookings for these activities prior to your arrival.

For further information contact us

Horse Riding in Andalucia

 

Horse Riding in Andalucia

We will be  pleased to provide links to  local equestrian centres for our guests wishing to go horse riding.

The centres offer  a variety of different programmes to get you and your family into the saddle. Whether you are an experienced rider, or whether this will be your first time in the saddle, the staff will be on hand to make your experience an unforgettable one. 

The centres have well trained horses to suit all levels of proficiency and they will endeavour to match riders to the right horse. The trails are adapted to the skills of the riders.    

For further information contact us