Málaga is one of the most renowned tourist destinations in Europe. The city also attracts many sports lovers, since it offers an abundance of activities and numerous sports clubs.
It is home to football, basketball, beach volleyball, tennis and many other teams. Various sporting events take place in Málaga every year, so we have prepared for you a list of 10 brilliant ideas for sports activities you can enjoy on your next visit.
1. Work on your golf swing in Real Club de Campo Málaga
Test your aim in the best golf club in Málaga. Real Club de Campo Málaga has been the site of great victories and the biggest names in the golf world. This stunning 18-hole course located by the sea is a real pleasure both for the body and the eye.
2. Go swimming or water-skiing at Guadalmar beach
It is the perfect spot to catch some big waves and enjoy Málaga in full swing. The area is ideal for swimming, water-skiing, windsurfing and diving all year round. Of course, taking a dip in winter is only for the most daring ones.
3. Attend the Davis Cup finals
Between the 21st and 27th November, the Costa del Sol capital will become a benchmark for tennis, as this sport is to arrive and stay for more than three seasons. Click here
to check out the full schedule of the most anticipated tennis event in Málaga.
4. Stand in the first row at Tour of Andalucía
This road bicycle race which takes place every year between February and April is highly anticipated by the fans. This year it began in Ubrique and concluded in Chiclana de Segura, covering a total distance of 836.6 kilometres.
That route is also perfect to cover with one of our cars!
5. Enjoy a horseback ride on the stunning Torremolinos beach
An afternoon of horse riding on the Torremolinos beach is a particularly popular alternative idea amongst the sports enthusiasts. This activity is ideal for those who want to wind down and bond with a horse on Málaga’s golden coast.
If you are feeling adventurous and this idea tickles your fancy, you can find out more through this link.
6. Visit La Rosaleda Stadium
Located on Paseo de Martiricos, it is a must-go for all football lovers. This stadium has hosted practically every nationally and internationally recognised event, including League, Cup, UEFA and Champions League games.
There is nothing more mesmerising than watching live football in a stadium and going home with ten pieces of your team’s merch. Two essentials you need to cheer the Málaga team: a scarf and strong vocal cords!
7. Play beach volleyball in Higuerón Reserve
If you are into volleyball, in the Higuerón Reserve club you can enjoy this sport in some of the best facilities in all of Costa del Sol.
The final of the Spanish Championship is played there and there are always tournaments, circuits, recreational games and Kings of the Court events taking place on the courts. Check out the list of upcoming tournaments.
Whether you want to play or just be a spectator, this place is sure to astound you.
8. Go on a hike
The city offers an abundance of opportunities for all types of sports and its spectacular landscapes allow for numerous hiking trails.
Some of the most stunning natural hiking spots in La Costa del Sol include El Torcal de Antequera, Montes de Málaga Natural Park and Calamorro mountain.
9. Watch a Unicaja basketball game
All avid fans know that basketball is one of the most beloved sports in Málaga which has been making its mark on local, regional and national level.
Check out this season’s calendar to get your tickets and not miss out!
10. Enjoy outdoor sports in the heart of Málaga
Both professional athletes and recreational sport enthusiasts can enjoy the vast range of activities in Malaga.
You can stroll down the seafront promenade, walk around Oeste or Paloma Park or feel closer to nature in Desembocadura del Guadalhorce Natural Park.
Málaga has been a benchmark city for sports in Spain for many decades now.
At Niza Cars, we are as passionate about sport in Málaga as we are about its cuisine. If you want to have a splendid day in the capital of Costa del Sol, grab a bite in one of these restaurants and celebrate a good victory.