To do

Hiking, biking

Hike to Jolucar along the old donkey path from Gualchos. The village has a  stunning views over the valley toward Gualchos and the sea.
Hiking trail begins at the old spring ”La Mina” in Gualchos which you find by following the street behind the church. (Calle Felix / Phoenix). Walking is round 2-3 km and about an hour each way.

Pico de Águila
From Pico de Águila is a fantastic overlooking view to Gualchos and down the valley towards Castell. You get there by following the road from Gualchos towards Motril and turning left by the wooden sign pointing to the Pico de Águila.

Beaches

Castell de Ferro – the water is clean and clear, but the beach is rather stony.

Playa ”La Rijana” is a very beautiful beach situated in a small bay 15 minutes from Gualchos on the coast road from Castell de Ferro towards Malaga.

Further along the road towards Malaga west of Castell are a number of small towns with fine sandy beaches – the first in Calahonda.

Also in the small coastal towns east of Castell you’ll find some good beaches.

Shopping

In Gualchos you can find a minisupermarket at the square and also a baker. You can buy from the baker when he bikes around the village.

Approximately six kilometres down the mountain from Gualchos you find the small fishing village, Castell de Ferro. Here are banks with automatic withdrawals, small supermarket, fishmonger, butcher, bakery, tobacco shop, a few clothes shops, pharmacy etc. Every Saturday morning there is a small market in the village.

To find wider range of shops, go to Motril and Alcampo, 30 minutes drive from Gualchos

Golf

In Motril, just a half hour drive from Gualchos, you find ”Los Moriscos, Club de Golf” – a fantastic golf course with a very beautiful location along the beach in Motril.

Skiing, hiking, biking in Sierra Nevada

A few hours drive from Gualchos is the Sierra Nevada, Spains highest mountains, where you can ski during winterseason.

During summer they offer lots of activities

http://sierranevada.es/en/

Granada -Alhambra

The Alhambra palace in Granada, Andalusia is the most-visited site in all of Spain, boasting incredible architecture, views, and gardens. Tickets have to be booked in advance, otherwise big risk they are sold out! You can buy your tickets here:

https://tickets.alhambra-patronato.es/en/tickets-alhambra-general/