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Don't underestimate this devil

We did this several times in summer, also in August 2018. Once in Spring and that was a lot less... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Good hike. Didn’t summit and still enjoyed the views

We did the hike from the gate to the first observation point. Great views out to Rock of Gibraltar... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2018
Oakland, California
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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

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.

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

2  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!

6  Thank dorkaborkadorka
Reviewed 9 July 2018

The La Concha mountain (so called because from certain angles the peak looks like a shell) - is the very backbone of Marbella. There are walks up (well hikes so make sure you wear proper climbing or walking shoes..this is not one for flip flops...More

2  Thank Irishgirlabroad
Reviewed 3 June 2018

This mountain walk starts near Refugio de Juamar which is at an elevation of over 900m so all one has to negotiate is a 18 kilometre return walk with an ascent and descent of about 350m to the summit of La Concha. Once there the...More

8  Thank RobbieBStockport
Reviewed 7 May 2018

My husband and I, in our 60s and in fairly decent shape, hiked up about 3/4 of the way to the top. My legs got wobbly, and I was afraid that going to the summit would make it difficult for me to get back down,...More

4  Thank sonshine-lover
Reviewed 6 May 2018

great experience, incredible views of marbella as well as gibraltar and in very clear weather even the coastline of africa

3  Thank Olivia B
Reviewed 16 April 2018

You can walk fairly far up to a balcony overlooking Marbella and beyond to the mountians of Morocco. Well worth visit but wear suitable foot wear and take a hat

2  Thank Stewart1234567
Reviewed 13 March 2018

This is most beautiful mountain! it sets the backdrop of Marbella. I am from South Africa and find the terrain very similar to what we have here. absolutely fantastic.

3  Thank Wenwin01
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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!
19 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 !
11 May 2017|
Response from lesleym907 |
No idea I just enjoy view of sun coming over the mountain in a morning,beautiful sight 😊