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. Calle Concejal Francisco Ruiz Librero, Bormujos, Andalusia, 41930. 955/110776; www.alua.es. From €15.
annie b's Spanish Kitchen. Based in Vejer de la Frontera (Cádiz), Scottish-born Annie B offers food and wine experiences, including sherry tours, tuna almadraba (an age-old way of trapping) trips, and cooking classes. Calle Viñas, 11, Vejer de la Frontera, Andalusia, 11150. 620/560649; www.anniebspain.com . From €75.
Cabalgar Rutas Alternativas. This is an established Alpujarras equestrian agency that organizes horseback riding in the Sierra Nevada. C. Ermita, Bubión, Andalusia, 18412. 958/763135; www.ridingandalucia.com. Rides from €25, tours from €795.
Faro del Sur. Activities such as trekking, cycling, sailing, and kayaking in western Andalusia are available, and tours include kayaking along the Guadalquivir River and sailing along the Huelva coastline. Puerto Deportivo L-1, Isla Cristina, Andalusia, 21410. 959/344490; www.farodelsur.com. From €400.
Glovento Sur. Up to five people at a time are taken in balloon trips above Granada, Ronda, and Seville. Placeta Nevot 4, #1A, Granada, Andalusia, 18010. 958/290316; www.gloventosur.com. From €200.
Guías de Cazorla. Guided hikes, horseback riding, canyoning, and four-wheel-drive tours in the Sierra de Cazorla are offered. Calle Pósteles 18, Cazorla, Andalusia. 953/720112; guiasdecazorla.es. From €30.
Nevadensis. Based in the Alpujarras, Nevadensis leads guided hiking, climbing, and skiing tours of the Sierra Nevada. Note that prices are per group. Pl. de la Libertad, Pampaneira, Andalusia, 18411. 958/763127; www.nevadensis.com. From €150.
Sierra eXtreme. Choose from a wide range of adventure sports such as walking, climbing, caving, and canyoning in the Andalusian mountains with this company. 637/727365; www.sierraextreme.net. From €25.
Sierra Trails . 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, Andalusia, 18412. 608/453802; www.spain-horse-riding.com. Rides from €95, tours from €675.