We could call her the great unknown. Many of our clients arrive at the Costa del Sol international airport and quickly go to spend their vacations in the Western part of the province of Malaga. This makes many unaware of the capital of the province and its architectural treasures, its traditions, gastronomy, etc …
If you have chosen this experience … congratulations! You will not regret it!!
Our helipad is located on the Istán road, km.2, in the capital of the Costa del Sol, in Marbella. You can park the vehicles outside the helipad. We will be happy to receive you at our facilities.
Upon arrival, our ground assistance team will assist you and provide you with all the information you need about the trip you are going to take with us. After the briefing and the presentations our pilots will show you the helicopters that we have in our company and will finish explaining the route you are going to fly. We accept suggestions and whenever we can, and the security standards are not modified, we will try to fulfil your requests. Before boarding we will inform you of the safety measures you should know when you fly by helicopter.
Everyone prepared? We start engines!
Reaching the coast of Marbella, we can enjoy the spectacular views offered by the residences of the different royal families of Middle Eastern countries built in this wonderful enclave of southern Europe.
After traveling by helicopter along the coast we will reach the municipality of Mijas and Fuengirola and tourist sites such as Benalmádena and Torremolinos. Stresses the vision that on the coast has the Buddhist Stupa of Benalmadena. With a bright and golden cone as if it wanted to touch the sky, we can see one of the largest Buddhist stupas in Western Europe, opened in 2003 and known as the Stupa of Enlightenment. As a curiosity, Buddhists travel their perimeter clockwise while we think of our wishes and requests. Do we try to fly over it clockwise?
We continue flying over the coast and before reaching Malaga International Airport, we can see the city that gives its name to the province. After flying over Torremolinos we will reach the mouth of the Guadalhorce river. Natural space where many species nest that choose this backwater of the river to spend the winters.
The first thing you are going to see will be the seafront where its two great chimneys that remind us of the industrial importance that the city has had since the Phoenician era (7th century BC), and where MLK ’(Malaka) or factory takes its name.
Malaga is a Spanish province located in the autonomous community of Andalusia, in the South of the country.
Malaga, with a population of 574,626 inhabitants, is the sixth most populous city in Spain, the second in Andalusia and the number forty-six in the European Union, as well as the largest among those that are not autonomous capitals. Similarly, it is the largest coastal city with the most inhabitants in Southern Spain.
It is the most densely populated urban area among the set of towns that are located along 160 km of the Costa del Sol and it is estimated that Malaga is the fifth largest metropolitan area in Spain.1213
It is located at the Western end of the Mediterranean Sea and in the South of the Iberian Peninsula, about 100 km east of the Strait of Gibraltar. Its municipal area occupies an area of 398.25 km² that extends over the Montes de Málaga and the Guadalhorce Valley. The city is located in the centre of a bay surrounded by mountainous systems. It has two rivers, the Guadalmedina and the Guadalhorce that cross it flowing into the Mediterranean.
Founded by the Phoenicians in the eighth century BC. C. becomes one of the oldest cities in Europe, Malaga was a municipality first federated and then under Latin law of the Roman Empire, and a thriving Andalusian medina, four times capital of its own kingdom, was incorporated into the Crown of Castile in 1487.
During the nineteenth century the city experienced a remarkable industrial and revolutionary activity that placed it as the first industrial city in Spain and made it worthy of the titles “Always stubborn” and “The first in the danger of freedom.” Stage of one of the bloodiest episodes of the Spanish Civil War and protagonist of the explosion of the tourist boom of the 1960s and 1970s, Malaga is currently a notable centre of entertainment, economic and cultural, and an important communications node in the Mediterranean coast.
Of course, it stands out its Catholic cathedral, called “La Manquita” due to the lack of the southern bell tower. Inside the old town, its narrow streets and important museums stand out. He deserves a special visit just to see due to the lack of the southern bell tower. Inside the old town, its narrow streets and important museums stand out. He deserves a special visit just to see this wonderful city.
We can observe how the city is defined by two hills where there are fortifications; La Alcazaba and another lower La Alcazabilla. In a few square meters we find three cultures: Phenicia, Roman and Muslim. We can see the Roman theatre at the foot of the citadel along with remains of the ancient Phoenician city.
We will fly around the city enjoying the views offered by the Montes de Málaga Natural Park, the port of Malaga, the Limosnero Reservoir, football stadium, and other outstanding enclaves of the city, etc …
Do we spend the afternoon in Malaga in a different way? Consult our commercial department.