Málaga Women’s Cycling Camp

Scheduled

5 nights

Intermediate

417 km

7199 m

AndaluciaMálaga Women’s Cycling Camp

Summary

We’re expanding our women’s program with a ride camp in sunny Málaga, Spain! Discover some of the most beautiful corners of Málaga guided by our expert all-women Eat Sleep Cycle guide team. Enjoy local specialities such as espeto de sardinas, and soak up a taste of traditional Spanish culture. The region’s mild climate offers near-perfect riding conditions in winter, spring and autumn, so make sure to pack sun cream!

The camp brings together women from all stages of their cycling development, from intermediate riders through to seasoned racers; there’s nothing like the fun, supportive nature of all all-female group to make you feel on top of the world! Due to the nature of the terrain we recommend riders arrive at the camp with good fitness and able to ride long climbs (at your own pace of course!)

Stay in a comfortable 4* city centre hotel a short walk from the buzzing marbled streets of the city centre. We’ve curated 5 fabulous evenings with group which take you to all corners of the city to taste Málaga’s best food & wine.

DURATION

6 days / 5 nights

DISTANCE

417 km

HOTELS
★★★★★
REGION

Andalucia

Terrain

Road

LEVEL

Intermediate

Average Distance X DAY

83 km

Average Time X DAY

4 h 10 min

PRICE PER PERSON FROM€ 2.699

TOUR highlights

Spend the week with like-minded women

Enjoy ride support from an all-female guide team

Discover the buzzing city of Malaga

Take on the beautiful climbs of the Málaga province

Cruise along the Costa del Sol

Wine and tapas walking tour

IS THIS TOUR FOR ME?

Intermediate

Rated 2 out of 4 our Intermediate tours are designed for sporty people who are looking to enjoy some more challenging rides. E-bikes are available on all of our tours.

ITINERARY

Day 1

Welcome to Málaga!

Meet the Eat Sleep Cycle team at our hotel to set up the bikes & head out on a 45-km warm-up ride climbing el Puerto del Leon. Wind down in the evening with a wonderful wine and tapas tour of the city centre.

EAT

Welcome lunch, evening meal in one of the best restaurants in Malaga chosen by our local Eat Sleep Cycle team.

SLEEP

NH Málaga

CYCLE

Welcome briefing and warm-up ride climbing El Puerto del Leon - 46.2 km, 1,005 m

Day 1

Ride el Chorro

Fuel up with a hearty breakfast at the hotel before getting a transfer to Álora to ride to El Chorro and see the Caminito del Rey, a walkway pinned against the steep walls of the narrow El Chorro gorge. Enjoy a relaxing evening meal in one of Malaga's best restaurants.

EAT

Breakfast buffet at the hotel. Have lunch at a bar or restaurant en route. Enjoy an evening meal in one of the best restaurants in Malaga chosen by our local Eat Sleep Cycle team.

SLEEP

NH Málaga

CYCLE

Transfer to Álora and ride El Chorro - 57.6 km, 1,231 m

Day 1

Malaga's white villages

The ride on day 4 features the best of everything Malaga has to offer, sparkling coastal routes and winding mountain roads beside mango and avocado farms. The views over the Montes de Malaga and out towards the coast at the summit will not disappoint!

EAT

Breakfast buffet at the hotel. Have lunch at a bar or restaurant en route. Enjoy an evening meal in one of the best restaurants in Malaga chosen by our local Eat Sleep Cycle team.

SLEEP

NH Málaga

CYCLE

Ride to Comares, 98.5 km, 1,940 m

Day 1

El Torcal de Antequera

Day 5 begins with another short transfer to just outside the city, where the ride to El Torcal de Antequera begins. This stunning natural park is home to milennia-old rock formations that used to form the seabed. There's another day of climbing on the cards today but El Torcal is worth every second.

EAT

Breakfast buffet at the hotel. Have lunch at a bar or restaurant en route. Enjoy an evening meal in one of the best restaurants in Malaga chosen by our local Eat Sleep Cycle team.

SLEEP

NH Málaga

CYCLE

El Torcal de Antequera - 69.2 km, 1,708 m

Day 1

El Puerto del Sol

The final ride really is one Malaga's classic climbs, El Puerto del Sol, which often features in the the Vuelta a Andalucía. Starting in Alfarnate, the ride snakes south over the undulating Andalucian landscape back towards the city and coast.

EAT

Breakfast buffet at the hotel. Have lunch at a bar or restaurant en route. Enjoy an evening meal in one of the best restaurants in Malaga chosen by our local Eat Sleep Cycle team.

SLEEP

NH Málaga

CYCLE

El Puerto del Sol - 76.3 km, 1,315 m

Day 1

Departures from Malaga

On the sixth and final day of the tour, the time has come to say farewell. Enjoy a final breakfast at the hotel and a stroll around the city centre (if there is time!) before starting the journey home. And remember, the sun-kissed roads of Malaga are always just a plane-ride away!

EAT

Breakfast buffet at the hotel.

SLEEP

CYCLE

THE TOUR
IN DETAIL

RIDE SUPPORT

full support

Enjoy full ride support from our professional guide team & support vehicle.

The ride support vehicle is stocked with natural ride nutrition, electrolytes and water, as well as a full set of tools to resolve any mechanicals. On selected days the support crew will serve a delicious picnic lunch in a scenic location en route. Enjoy local foods chosen to keep you feeling energized and healthy.

Eat Sleep Cycle guides are experienced riders from all walks of life united by a love of cycling who’ll help to keep the group safe, motivated and savouring the trip of a lifetime.

All guests will receive access to our digital Road Book and routes, giving everyone the flexibility to ride at their own pace.

HOTELS

Hotels shown are examples and are subject to change

BIKE HIRE

Wilier Filante SLR

Pure Road

The Filante SLR is an extremely lightweight aerodynamic bicycle used by World Tour team Astana. Enjoy a Shimano Ultegra Si2 groupset and DT Swiss ERC 1400 wheelset.

Premium Upgrade

Wilier Filante SL Hybrid Road E-Bike

Pure Road Electric

Our top of the range road e-bike from Wilier. Enjoy a lightweight carbon frame, carbon wheelset and Shimano Ultegra Di2 shifting. The Filante Hybrid has a range of 1,000-2,000m of elevation, or constant use 1.5-2hrs. Range extenders are avialable to hire which doubles this range.

Electric Premium Upgrade

Wilier Garda Hybrid Road E-Bike

All Road Electric

A comfortable e-road bike with a lightweight carbon frameset and a clean-cut design featuring fully integrated cable routing. The Garda Hybrid uses the proven and reliable Mahle X35+ drive unit with 250 Wh motor inserted in the rear hub while the battery is housed in the down tube. The groupset is Shimano 105 Di2. The Garda has an autonomy of 1,000-2,000m of elevation, or constant use 1.5-2hrs - it's possible to rent a range extender to double the range for an additional fee.

Electric

Wilier Filante SL

All Road

The Wilier Filante SL guarantees a first-class weight, a precise ride and a great aesthetic clarity thanks to the integrated cables. Carbon Monocoque frame with full internal cable routing Electronic Shimano 105 Di2 shifting Carbon wheels Chainrings: 50/34, Cassette: 11-34

Basso Diamante

Pure Road

The ultimate bike for climbers. The Diamante features a lightweight fully integrated frameset, a Shimano Ultegra Di2 groupset and a carbon ERC 1400 wheelset from DT Swiss. The Diamante has gearing for climbing - a 50/34 chainset and an 11-34 cassette.

Premium Upgrade

Basso Astra

All Road

An endurance all-road bike that increases versatility with features that lean closer to gravel. Enojy a comfortable performance carbon frameset, an electronic SRAM Force AXS groupset and a MicroTech RE38 Carbon wheelset. 48/35 chainrings and 10-36 cassette

THE GUIDES

Laura

Laura is a guide, professional cycling coach and endurance cyclist who has completed some of the coolest ultradistance gravel events (which she absolutely loved!). Laura loves guiding as she really enjoys empowering people to ride their bikes and discover new places, help their cycling adventures come true, and share unforgettable moments together.

Louise

Louise is a founding partner and leads the development of our cycling tours & experiences. After graduating from Kings College London with an MA in Theatre & Performance, Louise worked in the sustainability department at the London School of Economics before landing her dream job at Global Action Plan, a charity focused on environmental behaviour change. A love of cycling led to a life change and move to Girona, where Eat Sleep Cycle was born!

Details

LOGISTICS AND TRANSPORTATION

HOW TO GET HERE

Travel to Malaga

MEETING POINT

Guest hotel, Malaga city centre

TIME

12 noon

DEPARTURE

Guest hotel, Malaga city centre

WHAT THE TOUR INCLUDES

CYCLING

Full-Support

ACCOMMODATION

4* hotel

FOOD

Full-board - breakfast, lunch & evening meals

TRANSFERS

Not included - available on request

BIKE RENTAL

Not included - available on request

EAT SLEEP CYCLE LOCATION

ESC Andalucia

Home to the Montes de Málaga, the Costa del Sol and the almightly Sierra Nevada, Andalucia has a stunning variety of landscapes and beautiful towns and cities just waiting to be explored. Don’t miss cultural gems such as the Alhambra in Granada, flamenco in Seville and el Punte Nuevo in Ronda.  The warm Mediterranean climate makes this region the ideal location for year-round cycling.

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RESERVATION
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DEPOSIT

A 30% deposit will secure your place on the tour

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FINAL BALANCE

The final balance is due 90 days before the tour departs

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FAQs

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What happens if I need to cancel the trip?

We have a flexible cancelation policy – please take a look at our cancellation policy at the time of booking. If you have any doubts please reach out and we’re happy to help.

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Is the tour the right level for me?

We rate our tours from Level 1 (Leisure) to Level 4 (Epic). Each tour contains a description of the level, expected daily ride time, distance and elevation. If you have any doubts we’re more that happy to speak to you on the phone and help to find you the perfect trip!

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What about bikes? Can I hire one or should I bring my own?

We recommend that you hire a bike for your tour and will work with you after you book to help you to choose the best size and model for your ride style. If you prefer to bring your bike, it’s no problem. Please be aware that on some of our epic trips we charge a supplement to transport your bike box to our finishing location. If you have any doubts, please ask!

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Is insurance included?

Insurance is not included in our tour packages. We highly recommend contracting travel insurance at the time of reservation with a company from where you are from.

Health insurance which covers you for illness or injury whilst cycling in your chosen destination is mandatory, we’ll ask you for details of your insurance providor before you travel.

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