The Costa del Sol is nestled between the sprawling Mediterranean and mountainous Spanish countryside, and enjoys a microclimate of mild, balmy winters, hot summers and over 300 days of sunshine per year. The region offers a wealth of ways to stay active year-round, as well as a number of reputable health and fitness centres to suit a variety of needs. Here is a list of some of the best gyms and fitness centres on the Costa del Sol:
Almahar Fitness Centre
Fully equipped gym that offers the latest cardio and strength training equipment along with a dynamic group exercise program that includes Zumba, spinning, kick-boxing and pilates.
Ctra. Nacional 340, Calahonda, Mijas Costa
www.alhamarfitnesscenter.com (Website down)
Fitness gymnasium, classes, children’s swimming, TRX outdoor excursions and group training.
Avenida de Rafael Alcaide, 29630 Benalmadena
Boyd's Fitness Centre
Fully equipped fitness centre, gym classes and osteopathy and massages.
Sunset Beach Club, Avenida del Sol, 5 - E-29630 Benalmadena Costa
CrossFit is a high intensive workout that combines gymnastics, weightlifting and metabolic conditioning.
Polygon Industrial Elviria, Marbella, 29600
Corpobello Fitness Femenino
Female only gymnasium offering a fully-equipped fitness centre, a variety of classes including Yoga and Zumba, beauty treatments and massages.
Avda Gamonal, 2 Bjo (Edf Agata) 29531 Arroyo de la Miel
www.newcorpobello.com (Website down)
Fitness Place Sport Centre
Fitness centre, classes including Crossfit and Salsa, sauna, c/Santo Tomas, 15, 29631, Benalmadena.
Spa circuit includes an indoor pool, sauna, indoor and outdoor solarium, turkish bath and a variety of spa and holistic treatments.
Reserva del Higueron Resort, Avenida Higueron, 48, 29640 Fuengirola
300m2 Weights Centre, Aerobics room, weekly classes including Kick Boxing, Muay Thai and Zumba.
Polideportivo Municipal Arroyo de la Miel, Calle Orujo s/n, 29631 Benalmadena
Reserva del Higueron Sport's Club
11 Paddle courts, 2 Tennis courts, 4 Volleyball courts, 1 Football field, 4 Beach tennis and 3 beach volley courts.
25m covered pool with 4 lanes. Gymnasium, Meditation room, Outdoor lake pool, Children’s playground, Sports shop and snack-bar.
Avenida Higueron, 48, 29640 Fuengirola
Sol Beach Fitness Centre
Fully equipped gym located in the heart of Fuengirola that offers a varied schedule of classes both indoors and outdoors as well as access to a sauna and jacuzzi.
Edf Stella Maris, 29640, Fuengirola
There are also a number of excellent personal trainers based along the Costa del Sol such as Antoni Jewson, who is a fully certified personal trainer and nutritional advisor with a Bachelors in Sports Science and has been operating within the region for over 10 years. He has helped hundreds of clients achieve their health and fitness goals along the Costa del Sol and has designed and hosted Fitness retreats for renowned companies in the UK, Norway and Spain. For further information on the services he provides please visit: www.aj-healthfitness.com.