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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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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