Malaga has a long coastline which is bathed in the Mediterranean sea. Although the crystal clear waters and the nice warm sun should be enough of a reason for you to visit these beaches, there are also plenty of activities for lovers of sports and experiences.
Whether you are alone or with family and friends, if you like to enjoy water sports, the Costa del Sol offers plenty of opportunities for all ages. This is especially true in the town of Benalmádena, where The Beach Club Higuerón is located. Here are some of the different beach sports and activities you can do in the local area.
Rent a Kayak
A Kayak is a type of canoe that was originally used for fishing, however nowadays its use is mainly linked to sport. Kayaking is also a great way to explore the sea a little bit further out than you would normally swim.
If you are a fan of exploring nature this activity is definitely for you! There’s nothing quite like feeling the waves underneath you and the wind on your skin. You’ll also be able to see some amazing sunsets from the sea. The great thing about kayaking is that you don't need any previous experience to quickly pick it up.
You can find more information on kayak rental here
Paddle surfing is a great way of disconnecting and connecting with nature. It is also a great way to stay in shape while enjoying spectacular views. This sport is great for beginners as the process of getting the hang of this sport is all part of the fun. Are you ready to ride some waves in the great backdrop of the Costa Del Sol.
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Big Paddle Surfing
If you liked the idea of paddle surfing, imagine doing it as a group all together on the same board! Big paddle surfing consists of a group of people standing on a huge surfboard they have to paddle together. It’s a great activity to do with friends and family along with your little ones, all you need is 8 to 10 people. The most difficult part of this activity is getting everybody to row together in the same direction!
You can find out more information on big paddle surfing here.
If you’re a fan of big waves, then this sport is for you. Surfing is one of the oldest and best known water sports around the world. Riding the waves on a surfboard can be one of the most exhilarating experiences in the world, even more so accompanied by the spectacular scenery of the Costa del Sol. So catch some waves and experience new feelings you’ve never had before.
Check here for more information on surf lessons.
Boating School for kids
At the boating school, your kids can have an unforgettable time kayaking, paddle surfing or big paddle surfing. At the boating school, your little ones will enjoy a spectacular summer making friends and learning how to do different water sports, they’ll never forget the Costa del Sol!
Find out more here about the boating school.
All these activities are located in Carvajal Beach so very easily accessible from The Beach Club Higuerón. If in addition to these sports you are looking for other activities in Malaga, we encourage you to read our post about what to do in Benalmadena y and how to spend a spectacular summer in Fuengirola.