Activities Guide

Activity adventure holidays in Andalucia, Spain – Guide to walking treks in Spain, horse riding and mountain biking vacations in Las Alpujarras

The countryside around Los Bérchules is hikers’ paradise. There are walks to suit all levels, from the gentle ambler to the energetic strider. The town lies on the path of the famous long distance hike, the GR7, which starts in Greece and ends in Gibraltar. Maps and route notes are available and transport can be arranged for those wishing to explore further afield. There are English speaking guides if required who know the mountains and can explain its history, its plant and animal life.

Horse Riding
Join a group and trek on horseback through the Alpujarras with Dallas Love. She has over twenty horses in her stable near Bubion and organises weekly treks from February to November and also shorter rides for half or a full day.

For more information call
(+34) 958 763 038.

Mountain BikingBring your mountain bike to the Alpujarra for some of the best trails imaginable. Breathtaking scenery, rides that really makes the adrenaline rush, dropping hundreds of metres in minutes through terrain that is satisfyingly taxing, yet stunningly beautiful.
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Ski and Mountain resort of the Sierra Nevada.
More hours of sunshine than any other European Ski Resort. The majority of the slopes face north east so the snow stays longer providing better conditions throughout the season. There are 45 runs covering 62km, Snowboard park and areas where you can try off piste skiing.
Just 2 hours from Yegen.Click here for more details…

Bird WatchingMany interesting, spectacular and, for the visitor to Spain, rarely seen birds abound in Las Alpujarras including Hoopoes, Bee Eaters, Golden Orioles, many species of owl, Golden and other eagles to name but a few and are frequently seen within a few kilometres of the hotel.
Other activities include botany, entomology, butterfly watching and astronomy.