If you are passionate about getting into nature at your own pace and with an adrenaline rush, don’t hesitate, rent a mountain bike and discover the mountains, the coast and all the surroundings of the city with it. Marbella offers you the possibility to explore natural areas, routes for experienced sportsmen and women or to cycle along its marvellous promenade. For cycling in the area we recommend this company, known in the area as “The bike people” who will help you to have an unforgettable experience. https://www.marbellarentabike.com/.
Here are some of the most famous routes that you can do with your mountain bike in Marbella.
Ascent to the Juanar: The scenery of this environment during the route will surprise you, a demanding route, ideal for trained and experienced mountain bikers. The route from Marbella to the Refugio de El Juanar runs through the mountains of Ojén with 34 kilometres that you can do in approximately two hours. The starting point is located in Calle Padre Paco Ostos next to the Marbella Bus Station. Once you reach the top, in just a kilometre and a half you will find the Mirador del Juanar viewpoint. From here you can see the Mediterranean Sea and Marbella as well as a monument to the mountain goat. Without doubt one of the most spectacular routes that you can do in the surroundings of Marbella. You can consult the route on this wikiloc link.