Swimming, Walking, Cycling, Tennis, Badminton Padel, Kayaking, Paragliding, Golf, Horse riding and even Skiing are all activities that can be enjoyed whilst staying at Casa Cruz
Casa Cruz Holiday Villas are ideally located for Activity holidays.
Activities list and Contacts:
Golf: Antequera Golf course 18 hole (5th toughest in Spain) only 30 mins away http://www.golfantequera.com
Fishing: Carp and Barbel in Iznajar and Trout fishing at Rio Frio.
Skiing: Ski and Snowboard in the famous Sol y Nieve (Sun and Snow) area, the second highest skiing resort in Europe here you can enjoy the soft white snow whilst soaking in the glorious sunshine. Ski hire passes, clothing and ski guides available. http://sierranevada.es/en - In summer months Sierra Nevada has Mountain Bike competitions and Paragliding.
Tennis: We are very privileged to have access to a Free tennis court at Lake Iznajar Only 10 mins drive away and open from 8am till midnight. There are other courts, 8 in Iznajar, a choice of floodlights and a bar area a great place to sharpen up your skills or simply have a relaxing game. Closer still is Villanueva de Tapia and also Archidona, Racquets and balls can be hired locally - or lent out by the owners of Casa Cruz.
Padel Tennis: The Spanish have taken the traditional Tennis game and combined it with Squash to come up with a fun hybrid sport Padel. It is fast moving and a great work out really enjoyable to play with friends - if you fancy a game ask the owners of Casa Cruz, Courts are also as Villanueva de Tapia, Iznajar and Archidona.
Badminton: There is a local Archidona Badminton club that Play indoors all year round from 5pm to 7pm on a Tuesday afternoon - the owners of Casa Cruz both play and will be delighted to lend you a racket and invite you along.
Squash: Not played widely in this area due to the extreme heat there are however courts in Malaga, Granada and Marbella.
Swimming: Swimming the pool at Casa Cruz is a great size at 11m x 5m, however there are also large communal Pools where you can spend the day for a small fee at Iznajar and Villanueva de Tapia, in the Winter Months the Pool at Archidona is covered over and can be used all year. If you would like more Free Swimming or Natural swimming the Lake at Iznajar is ideal and only 10 mins away -
Beaches at Malaga, CaboPino (fuengirola) Nerja and La Herradura are the best ones if you want to spend a day at the coast.
If you are looking for Surfing and Kite Surfing - Tarifa is the best spot 2-3 hours away just passed Gibraltar.
Wakeboarding & Waterskiing: there is a Wakeboard and Waterski centre in Cordoba 1 hour drive away on a purpose built lake http://www.xtreme-gene.com
Wind Surfing, Sailing, Kayaks and Pedals: During the Summer months all of these activities are available at lake Iznajar - head towards the campsite and beach bar at Valdearenas in Iznajar, the sailing club is called Alua https://alua.es
Triathlon / Iron Man: there is a local Iznajar Iron Man race held Annually as well as a Tough mudder type race, with hill runs and assault course.
Walking: Casa Cruz is set in a wonderful region for walks, there are locally 3 walking groups on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays and you are free to join in on guided walks - some of the walkers also partake in GeoCaching - finding objects (like a treasure hunt) the Walks are suspended in July and August as its too hot, if you do fancy a stroll during this time (morning or evening) then the owners are happy to guide on some great walks.
Cycling & Horse riding: The Equestrian centre las Minas at Salinas 5 miles from Casa Cruz has some great horses to ride, they also rent out mountain bikes for a day or 1/2 Day Dorkas is very friendly and has some English their website is http://www.centroecuestrelasminas.com/en/other-activities-well-horse-riding-mountain-biking.html
Paragliding: For the real thrill seekers there are Paragliding sites on our doorstep at Loja, Villanueva de Trabuco, and at Lucena the local club is http://www.expression-parapente.com/En/villanueva-del-trabuco/
Balloon Flights: Hot air balloon flights are available over Antequera and Granada - prices are aprox €200 the website is http://www.balloonflightsspain.com/article.aspx?LocationID=8
Wolf Park: In Antequera there is a Wolf Park, Only 30 mins away apparently its a wonderful experience and safe to take the kids http://www.lobopark.com/en/
Winery Tours: Alhama de Granada - has been producing fabulous Wines for many years check out their website for the full Winery Tour experience and check out the Wine it is fantastic
Other Activities are available - check out : http://www.andalucia.com/adventure/home.htm