Helicopter Flight Alhambra, Axarquia & Tropical Coast

Main characteristics Excursion: TC18600-11
Type  : scenic helicopter flight
Start Location : Heliport Motril
Flying time  : 60 minutes (total time 1h 20min)
Number of persons 2 - 3 (more persons on request)
Price a person : € 375 pp  (3p) / € 495 pp (2p) 
Aerport tax : € 10 a person
Insurance included : civil responsibility insurance
Suitable for children  : yes, (are charged as an adult)

The tour will start from the heliport in the Port of Motril towards Velez de Benaudalla where you can see its castle. After crossing the Sierra de los Guajares, Beznar reservoir you will see the breathtakingly and beautiful Lecrin Valley, with its orange and lemon trees plantations. The final destination is the impressive monument of the Alhambra, a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, where you can enjoy not only the wonderful views of the Alhambra Palace, but also the Generalife Gardens and the Albaicin. The tour will go back towards the coast and  will cross the Natural Park of the Sierra de La Almijara, from where you will enjoy spectacular views of the whitewashed villages of the Axarquia and Frigiliana. The helicopter will fly over the sea in order to enjoy the  incredible views on the Natural Park Maro-Cerro Gordo with its steep cliffs, a waterfall falling into the sea in Nerja and the historic watch towers from the 16th century, the bay of La Herradura and Punta de la Mona, From there we will head to Salobrena, beautiful whitewashed village with medieval structure located on a promontory and built around the wall and the Moorish castle that crowns the village, crossing Almunecar and enjoying the beautiful scenery of the River Verde valley with its subtropical fruit plantations as papayas, custard apples and mangoes.

Note 1: before the flight, you will be weighed  in order to balance the helicopter and you will receive an initial briefing.

Note 2: This flight is only performed in weekends and on work days after three o´clock.

The Helicopter & Heliport

R-44 Clipper II helicopter

  • 4 seats (3 passengers + pilot)
  • Lycoming IO-540 engine
  • Cruise speed: 217 Km/h
  • Range:  644 Kms, 3 hours 20 min.
  • Panoramic vision with bubble windows
  • Pop out floats for flights over water
  • HD video cameras  (inside and outside)
  • BOSE noise reduction headsets with voice activated microphone
  • Music

The  heliport in Motril is the second private heliport authorized by AESA in Andalusia. It is located in a privileged environment, surrounded by mountains to the north (Sierra Nevada and Sierra de Lujar) and the Mediterranean Sea to the South. In fact, it is located by the water, so that take offs and landings are always done over the sea, enjoying spectacular views of the snowy peaks of Sierra Nevada, what makes it unique. 

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