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Rustic Blue organizes walking and riding excursions in Andalusia and is a good resource for villa rentals in the area.
Nevadensis. Based in the Alpujarras, Nevadensis leads guided hiking, climbing, and skiing tours of the Sierra Nevada. Pl. de la Libertad, Pampaneira, 18411. 958/763127. www.nevadensis.com.
Glovento Sur. Up to five people at a time are taken in balloon trips above Granada, Ronda, Sevilla, Córdoba, or other parts of the region. Placeta Nevot 4, 1A, Granada, 18010. 958/290316. www.gloventosur.com.
Excursiones Bujarkay. Guided hikes, horseback riding, and four-wheel-drive tours in the Sierra de Cazorla are offered. They can also help with rural accommodations. C. Martínez Falero 28, Cazorla, 23470. 953/721111. www.bujarkay.com.
Alúa. For help with planning and getting the equipment for hiking, rock climbing, mountain biking, caving, and other active sports throughout Andalusia, this is a good place to start. Crta. Zuheros-Baena, km 1.5, Zuheros, 14870. 955/984182. www.alua.es.
Cabalgar Rutas Alternativas. This is an established Alpujarras equestrian agency that organizes horseback riding in the Sierra Nevada mountains. C. Ermita, Bubión, 18412. 958/763135. www.ridingandalucia.com.
Dallas Love. Trail rides in the Alpujarras, lasting up to a week, can be organized through this company. The price includes airport transfers, overnight stays, and most meals. Ctra. de la Sierra, Bubión, 18412. 608/453802. www.spain-horse-riding.com.
Faro del Sur. Activities such as trekking, cycling, sailing, and kayaking in western Andalusia are available, and tours include kayaking along the river Guadalquivir and sailing along the Huelva coastline. Puerto Deportivo L-1, Isla Cristina, Huelva, 21410. 959/344490. www.farodelsur.com.
SierraeXtreme. Choose from a wide range of adventure sports such as climbing, caving, and canyoning in the Andalusian mountains with this company. 637/727365. www.sierraextreme.net.
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