La Mara is located in the beautiful nature reserve of Montes de Málaga. In the vicinity there are also the beautiful lake La Viñuela (35 km) and the nature park El Torcal de Antequera, in which the limestone rocks have been eroded by wind and water over the course of thousands of years. (30 kilometers).
Also recommended is La Laguna de Fuente de Piedra nature reserve. This is the largest salt lake in Spain. It is a large breeding and hibernation site for the pink flamingos and other migratory and breeding birds, making it a paradise for bird lovers and nature lovers.
At about an hour’s drive is one of the most important sights for hikers and nature lovers of Andalusia … the spectacular “Caminito del Rey” (The King’s Path)