Daytrips & Excursions

Alhaurin el GrandeNestled on a hillside overlooking the Guadalhorce Valley and the lively white-whashed village of Alhaurin el Grande, Casa de Laila is centrally located and within easy reach of Malaga Airport – the perfect base for daytrips and excursions. (Click here for a map of Laila’s location)

A few steps away from Casa de Laila, the hill is covered with a beautiful pine forest with caves, ideal for peaceful walks. If you fancy going out at night, there are numerous restaurants and bars to choose from in the village, on only a 10 minute walk away. Malaga city, with it’s ancient narrow streets, tapas bars and many historical sights, is only half an hours’ drive away. The charming old town of Marbella is easy to reach within 45 minutes. Granada, with the breathtaking Alhambra and it’s dazzling old town, makes for a fantastic day trip, only 1.5 hours away from Casa de Laila.

Casa de Laila offers a peaceful setting for individuals and groups while also providing a home base for exciting daily excursions. Here’s a taste of our paradise:


  • Malaga (Picasso Museum, Gibralfaro, tapas bars, shopping)
  • Granada (Alhambra, Sierra Nevada, Albayzín, Flamenco, Arab baths (Hammam), shopping)
  • Ronda (Ancient bridge with dramatic history, oldest bull ring of Spain (don’t support bullfighting by going to a fight please), gorgeous old centre)
  • Tarifa (Kitesurfing, gorgeous beaches, whale & dolphin watching, lovely old town, shopping, nightlife)
  • Costa del Sol (beach & sea activities, eating grilled sardines on the beach, nightlife)
  • Marbella & Puerto Banus (charming old town, shopping, spectacular marina, nightlife)
  • Sevilla, Cordoba (many historical sights, restaurants, parks, shopping)
  • El Chorro and Ardales Lakes (gorgeous blue lakes, forest, canoe hire, rock climbing, Camino del Rey)
  • El Torcal (beautiful rock formations with stunning views and mountain goats)


  • swimming
  • hiking
  • horse riding
  • biking
  • kite surfing
  • guided off-road / trail riding
  • whale and dolphin watching
  • spa
  • yoga
  • massage

We can personally assist you with designing a custom excursion and day tour package with many nearby options. Just let us know what you would like to do during your stay at Casa de Laila.