5/5 - Excellent
Nikki15 Oct 2019
Friendly and welcoming. Go when they have a festival such as San Isidro or Feria de Nerja. They love their traditions and really know how to celebrate them.
Nerja is the “Jewel of the Costa,” a charming coastal resort town on Spain’s famous Costa del Sol. Picturesque, endearing and energetic, Nerja attracts couples, families, history buffs and watersports enthusiasts. Delight in the 10-mile-long (16-kilometer) coastline peppered with attractive beaches and coves. Discover the history of tumultuous battles, visit millennia-old caves and spend evenings hopping between pubs and tapas bars.
Enjoy views of the coastline and Sierra de Almijara mountains from the Balcón de Europa. This headland terrace once held the watchtower of a 9th-century fortress established to protect the town from invaders. Visit this popular social meeting point and location for colorful festivals. Stroll along Paseo Balcón de Europa, a palm-lined promenade leading into the old quarter.
Visit the Church of El Salvador, built in the late 1600s and decorated with ceramic tile plaques and frescoes. Walk to the Nerja Museum on the stately Plaza de España. Browse the museum’s exhibits to learn about the town’s history from Paleolithic cave dwellers to its 1960s tourist boom.
Find several beaches close to Nerja’s town center. Mingle with local families at Salon Beach. Dine at chiringuitos (beach bars) and try watersports, such as kayaking, Jet Skiing and parasailing at Burriana Beach. Calahonda Beach and Carabeillo Beach are also just short walks from the town center.
Catch the tourist train to the fascinating Nerja Caves. Admire cave paintings, gaze in amazement at extraordinary rock formations and attend a concert inside a cavern. Afterward, browse the boutiques and galleries lining the village streets of nearby Maro.
Experience the friendly nightlife action at Plaza Tutti Frutti, framed by a collection of tapas bars, themed pubs and wine bars. Find bars, restaurants, ice cream parlors and souvenir shops on Calle Pintada and the pedestrian-only Calle Almirante Ferrándiz.
Reach Nerja by flying to Málaga and renting a car or taking a bus from there. Venture out of town on a daytrip to Granada, renowned for the Alhambra palace complex.
Beaches, Romantic and Sandy Beaches
Nothing says holiday like spending a lazy day at Nerja Beach, a popular beach in Nerja. Wander the sandy beaches in this family-friendly area.
The enticing water of the Mediterranean Sea, watersports, beach bars and a lively promenade make this one of Nerja’s most-loved beaches.
Admire magnificent coastal and mountain views from this terrace set atop a headland. It was once part of a 9th-century fortress.
See huge stalactites and stalagmites, spot ancient cave paintings or attend a concert at this collection of caves dating back to the Triassic period.
Bring your camera to capture the scene of this 19th-century Mudéjar structure spanning a rugged ravine with a backdrop of the dramatic Sierra Almijara.
Escape the tourist crowds and swim in the calm water at this pretty beach nestled in the shadow of the Balcón de Europa.
We will start in the morning direction Frigiliana, a beautiful and typical Andalusian village. Once there, the guide will come along with you until the main square, and will give you some tips about what to see in this charming village.
Located between the natural parks of Grazalema, Sierra de las Nieves, and Los Alcornocales, Ronda is one of the oldest and most beautiful cities in Spain. The unusual geography of Ronda, which is divided in two by the precipice of the Guadalevín River, leaves no one indifferent.
Enjoy these emblematic white villages on the coast of Malaga, fall in love with one of the most splendid areas of Andalusia, and visit the Balcón de Europa just one hour from Granada.
Enjoy these emblematic white villages on the coast of Malaga, fall in love with one of the most splendid areas of Andalusia, and visit the Balcón de Europa just one hour from Malaga.
Visit: Aquatropic, Paseo de La Reina Sofia S/N Almuñécar, 18690, Almunecar Spain Multiple water attractions such as Tropical Trails, Lake Cascade, the Wave Pool, the Zig-zag, the Kamikaze, the Hidrotubo, the Black Hole, the Children’s pool and more.
Discover Nerja and Frigiliana, two of the most popular destinations in Costa del Sol that have kept their traditional charm with their whitewashed houses, narrow streets ant typical spanish village flavour. Nerja is known as the “Balcony of Europe” and it is built on the remains of a fortress.
Verified traveler30 Sep 2019
Travelled through amazing scenery on the bus route between Nerja and Granada