BENAHAVÍS CYCLING CAMP ****
Gran Hotel Benahavís is located in the charming mountain village of Benahavís, a 15 minute drive from Marbella. With its cortijo-style architecture, it offers amazing views, beautifully decorated rooms, an impressive SPA and a picturesque, Andalusian patio to enjoy your meals and evening drinks.
The village of Benahavis is only 5 minutes walk away, has many bars and restaurants and is regarded as the culinary capital of the Costa del Sol.
Next to the hotel you will find a sports complex with outdoor pool, bar, golf tee, grass and astro turf football pitches,a gym and paddle tennis courts. In and around the hotel there are many excellent places to practice yoga or to relax.
Benahavís is a great starting point for cycling. There is also an abundance of amazing running and hiking trails nearby.
The roads are of outstanding quality and often with very little traffic. From Benahavís we easily reach many beautiful routes, both short rides and epic rides of more than 150 km. Assume you will be doing a lot of climbing! Depending on your level and training wishes we could include in your cycling camps:
Endurance rides of parts of La Vuelta de España
Magnificent routes through the white mountain villages
A time trail ascending an Alpe d’Huez type of climb (14km at 7%)
Ride and practice the new Ironman 70.3 Marbella route
Conquering "The Monte Mayor Muur", short but topping at around 27%
Monte Mayor Muur
The nearest airport is Málaga airport (65 km). It is the 4th largest airport in Spain and is served by many low-cost airlines. This makes traveling to Marbella and Benahavís within reach of many teams and athletes.
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- Marbella, Puerto Banús and San Pedro de Alcántara are all within a 10 minutes drive.
- Bike rental (carbon and alu frames, all sizes) available.
- Wonderful Málaga is the perfect destination on a rest day.
- Combine the camp with a holiday: it's the perfect location for both!