10 BEST TEAM BUILDING ACTIVITIES IN MALAGA

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Málaga is the ultimate destination for a team-building retreat drenched in sunshine. Located in the southern Costa del Sol region of Andalusia, the city boasts a pleasant climate all year round and several pretty beaches backed by pine forests.

Ideas for your team-building retreat can be found in excess, with a great range of indoor and outdoor activities on offer. When the sun is shining, there’s no better way to while away an afternoon than by embarking on a relaxing kayak tour along the breathtaking coastline or swinging through the trees at the outdoor adventure park. If you need a break from the sun, why not take on the escape rooms, where your team must solve a series of challenges and puzzles within 60 minutes.

If you're interested in taking your team on an offsite retreat in Málaga, read on to discover some of our favourite local team-building activities.


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Rally your team for a group session on the big SUP

  • Test your team's coordination, balance and communication skills as they paddle together on the big stand-up paddleboard (Big SUP).
  • An activity guaranteed to induce belly-aching laughter.
  • Up to eight people can board the SUP at one time.
  • With several Big SUPs available, your team can engage in several games, races and competitions.
  • All equipment is provided including helmets, paddles and buoyancy aids.
  • A watersport professional accompanies your group and provides instructions.

Explore the streets of Málaga with a guided walking tour

  • Visit the most emblematic monuments and streets in Malaga´s city centre.
  • Learn about the history of Málaga and hear stories of local legends.
  • Discover iconic landmarks such as the cathedral, the roman theatre, the muslim fortress and more.
  • All the guides are passionate locals with professional tour licences.
  • Guides are easily recognised in the main square by their blue t-shirt and umbrella.
  • The tour is conducted at a relaxed pace making it perfect for all ages and fitness levels.

Surround yourself in mystery at an interactive escape room

  • An original, innovative and effective team-building experience.
  • Test your team's problem-solving, teamwork and organisational skills.
  • Your team must complete all the challenges and escape in 60 minutes.
  • The on-site gamemasters assist your group when needed.
  • The perfect team-building experience for people of all ages and cultures.

Learn to ride waves in the Mediterranean Sea

  • Learn the fundamentals of surfing with tuition from a fully-certified surfing instructor.
  • Improve your knowledge of the ocean with useful ocean theory lessons.
  • The two-hour practical session consists of a warm up, safety briefing, dry-land practice and water time.
  • Courses are available in Spanish and English.
  • Quality surfing materials are provided including wetsuits, boards and leashes.

Explore the mountains with a unique canyoning experience

  • The ultimate team-building experience for outdoor enthusiasts and adventurous spirits.
  • Incentivise your team with an unforgettable experience in the mountains.
  • The expedition lasts approximately 2.5 to 4 hours.
  • The experienced tour guides ensure your safety at all times.
  • Mix up your experience with other activities including cycling, flamenco workshops, tapas tours and boat trips.

Discover the flavours of Málaga with a guided food tour

  • Eat your way through the city’s history as you taste local specialty dishes and delicious wines.
  • Explore the hidden corners of Málaga and discover hidden corners.
  • Visit the famous local food market where you’ll taste hand-cut Iberian ham and mouth-watering tapas dishes.
  • Sample delicious seafood in the old fishermen’s quarter.
  • The tour is estimated to last approximately 3 to 3.5 hours.
  • Learn interesting facts about the city with an experienced local guide.

Unleash your inner Tarzan at the outdoor adventure park

  • Traverse bridges, ascend ladders and swing through the canopy as you progress through a treetop course.
  • Take on various courses with different heights and difficulty levels.
  • Build your confidence as you push your limits on a range of obstacles.
  • Explore comprehensive treetop course complete with 103 games and 22 zip wires distributed across six adventure circuits.
  • An adrenaline-pumping experience that lasts up to three hours.
  • Start the day with an initiation course where you’ll become familiar with the equipment and safety regulations.

Board a kayak and explore Malaga’s stunning coastline

  • Choose from a range of different kayak models to match your experience level.
  • Large groups are welcome with up to 26 kayak seats available.
  • All excursions are accompanied by a fully-qualified instructor.
  • Tour guides are fluent in English and Spanish.
  • All equipment is provided including paddles, buoyancy aids and helmets.
  • Explore the stunning Malaga coastline from the water’s edge.

Race to the finish line at the go-kart centre

  • Race through an adrenaline-pumping 840-metre track.
  • Take on lightning-fast straights and challenges chicanes. 
  • Push the limits of the 270cc petrol-powered go-karts.
  • Each session lasts approximately eight minutes.
  • Participants have access to lockers.
  • Vigilant instructors ensure all drivers are kept safe.

Enjoy a unique mountain paintballing experience

  • Discover a unique paintball centre located on a real mountain with 150,000m2 of land.
  • Play on a total of six carefully designed maps.
  • Return to base camp after each game to replenish your supplies and refuel.
  • All participants are provided with top of the range paintballing equipment.
  • The enormous arena can accommodate over 100+ people.
  • The friendly staff speak a range of languages.

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