Physical activity gives many advantages and benefits for well-being, self-esteem and motivation. With the arrival of good weather, there is much more desirable to carry out activities outside the home, it is an ideal time to carry out any physical activity in open spaces. A few minutes a day of physical activity in the open air improves your energy levels and can even reduce your levels of anxiety and bad mood improves the obtaining of vitamin D thanks to the sun’s rays, a very important nutrient for general health and for the maintenance of good humour. It also allows the body to eliminate toxins, by cleaning the lungs and oxygenating the blood. Playing sports outside is enriching!
It helps to control blood pressure, calorie loss, and to have adequate levels of dopamine, a neurotransmitter that is present in different areas of the brain and that is important for the In Malaga you have different places where you can go to enjoy leisure, and with which you can also enjoy outdoor activities every day of the year because good weather almost always accompanies. There is a great variety to be able to choose the type of sport and/or place to practice it, such as the field, the beach or any of the parks.
In Malaga, you have different places where you can go to enjoy leisure, and with which you can also enjoy outdoor activities every day of the year because good weather almost always accompanies you. There is a great variety to be able to choose the type of sport and/or place to practice it, such as the field, the beach or any of the parks.
Maritime walk and beaches
The best place to do water activities in Malaga, if you are a lover of water sports, it will be the best option to practice them on the Costa del Sol throughout the year thanks to the climate. Activities that you can do in these places will be surfing, paddle surfing, windsurfing, diving and other types of activities that involve being in contact with the sea.
The perfect beaches for surfing are: El Chanquete Beach, Benajarafe Beach, Artola-Cabopino Beach, Pijil-Lagos Beach and Bil-Bil Beach. And for paddle surfing: La Malagueta Beach, Carvajal Beach, Burriana Beach (where you can also practice windsurfing), Torrevigía Beach and El Palo Beaches.
To be able to experience scuba diving and get to know the depths of the sea on the Costa del Sol you have different beaches to go to: Cala del Cañuelo Beach and Maro Beach, Peñoncillo Beach, Chilches Beach, Peñón del Cuervo Beach, Yucas and Viborilla Beach, Artola-Cabopino Beach, Galera Beach and Las Arenas Beach. Dare to practise diving and snorkelling on these wonderful beaches!
Other sports that can be practised on these beaches are beach volleyball, beach soccer, paddle tennis while you enjoy a day at the beach with friends, and even sign up for a tournament organized in which non-professional teams compete. Also, yoga and other kinds of relaxation activities, swimming or just walking or running along the promenade and enjoying the sea breeze.
Great Malaga Path
It is a pioneer route in Andalusia through paths and trails that has become a benchmark for adventure tourism, integrating itself into a single route. It runs through four natural parks (Sierra Tejeda, Almijara and Alhama, Sierra de las Nieves, Alcornocales and Sierra de Grazalema), two reserves (Laguna de Fuente de Piedra and Lagunas de Campillos) and five places (Desfiladero de los Gaitanes, Sierra de Crestellina, Los Reales de Sierra Bermeja, Desembocadura del Guadalhorce and Torcal de Antequera), where you can practice rafting, canoeing, via ferrata, climbing, etc.
Parks and Botanical Gardens
To be able to make routes, run outdoors, take a walk, go hiking, bike rides, you have all these places to make the most of the nature that you find in all of them: Parque de Málaga, the Jardín Botánico de la Concepción, Parque del Morlaco, the Gibralfaro Park, the City of Malaga Forest Park, the Montes de Malaga Natural Park, and many more!