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Great Walk, Great Views , easy day trip using public transport

We did the La Concha walk from the Refugio de Juanar Hotel ,we travelled from Fuengirola by bus (3... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Laura C
Oxford, United Kingdom
Breathtaking Views

From my Villa the view to La Concha are amazing. The,light turns the,mountain into incredible... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
William M-S M
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We did the La Concha walk from the Refugio de Juanar Hotel ,we travelled from Fuengirola by bus (3 Euros) and then took a taxi from the bus station to the hotel (24 euros) its a long way up but there is parking if you...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Laura C
Reviewed 6 days ago

From my Villa the view to La Concha are amazing. The,light turns the,mountain into incredible shapes,and features of,all descriptions.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank William M-S M
Reviewed 18 November 2018

Best place to start exploring La Concha would be going to Refugio de Juanar (mountain hotel and a restaurant), its about 20-25 minutes drive from Marbella. From there you have two possibilities: 1. Walking in the woods /going to one of the two miradors (viewpoint),...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 11 November 2018 via mobile

La Concha forms the backdrop for Marbella. It’s a stunning mountain and views / colors are different in summer and winter. Hiking to the top and back takes between 6 to 7 hours depending on your level of fitness. Bring: loads of water, energy bars,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank StephenCr0ss
Reviewed 8 November 2018

We were 3 women in our 50/60s who walk regularly and it took us 7 hours including breaks to go from the Refugio de Juanar to the summit of La Concha and back. The walk was much longer than we imagined but the sense of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Heather D
Reviewed 5 November 2018

Our family of 5 with kids found it tough climbing , but we did take our hiking shoes and plenty of water and energy bars and we had prepared our selves . We passed the Salto de Lobo and and La Concha it is a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 16 September 2018

We did this several times in summer, also in August 2018. Once in Spring and that was a lot less demanding. Many writers call it easy but that is only if you are experienced and in a great condition, which most amateurs are not to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
7  Thank HugoJan
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

We did the hike from the gate to the first observation point. Great views out to Rock of Gibraltar and Africa on a clear day. Bring lots of water but doable hike in a couple of hours for a fit 8 year old.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank bayareatoday
Reviewed 28 July 2018

this is a whole day trio ..you need about 2.30 hours to hike to the top. not easy trip but doable however, my partner gave up ..lool

Date of experience: June 2018
3  Thank Loay S
Reviewed 10 July 2018

3 hours climbing, and 2 hours going down! Amazing view! Recommended to go between november-march! Bring, and save water!

Date of experience: January 2018
6  Thank Dorka J
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3 November 2018|
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Response from Irishgirlabroad | Reviewed this property |
It is an open walking trail - no admission cost. Hopefully the weather will be dry and clear so you can get the best of the views !
Isabel H
27 September 2018|
Response from ardblair |
I have a well written, illustrated, step by step guide for the walk if you want to do it "self guided". If interested, just drop me an email at walksinandalucia at gmail No charge!
20 March 2018|
Response from SungDji | Reviewed this property |
Good answer but you can't; you may stay at the hotel next to the parking. I would recommend to start early the walk to end on a good lunch. Get ready to climb, enjoy !