Nerja is a cozy and pleasant town located in the Axarquia region, East of Málaga city and is known for its caves and the Balcón de Europa.
Because the town has developed later than the West coast of Málaga, there are very few high-rise buildings. Many guests come to Nerja on their own. All year round you will find people, watersports and beach lovers in summer and long stayers of all sorts in winter. Whether you're looking for sun, sea, beach, nature or culture, the many possibilities that Nerja and its surroundings offer make it an ideal holiday destination for the whole family all year round!
In and around Nerja and surroundings:
- Burriana beach: a lively wide beach with a nice boulevard. There are many beach bars where you can enjoy a snack and a drink. On this beach you can practice many water sports activities. For the little ones there is playground equipment on the beach. Here you can still hire beach beds incl. parasol for reasonable prices.
- Nerja market: the market is on Tuesday morning from 10:00-14:00. You will find souvenirs, clothing, trinkets and food. The market is located in the District of "Almijarra" and can be reached by bus.
- Cuevas de Nerja (caves): the caves are situated in the municipality of Nerja, Maro. The caves are in the top 5 of Spain's tourist attractions and have only been discovered in 1959. You can take a tour on your own. The caves are not suitable for people with walking difficulties
- Rio Chillar & walk and waterfall: a spectacular walk through a riverbed. At the beginning of the Trek is a waterfall and the water basin "Vado de los Patos". You need good water shoes for the walk though! Request more information at the "Oficina de Turismo".