DISCOVER THE AREA
Nerja, located in Costa del Sol Malaga is especially known for its privileged climate, it’s warm in winter (with mild minimum temperatures) and moderate temperatures in summer thanks to the sea. Staying in a tourist apartment in a place like Nerja, is an achievable privilege.
The area of the Axarquía is one of the regions of the province of Malaga. Among the localities that you can visit in this region are Nerja, Frigiliana, Torrox, or Torrox Costa among others. The Axarquía has both inland and coastal areas, forming part of the great Oriental Costa del Sol.
Nerja is very close to the capital of La Costa del Sol. Malaga being the capital, is a multicultural city, where visitors can find different leisure plans according to their tastes: culture, sports, shopping, sun and beach, nature, family, ... Discover all that this Andalusian city can offer you!
Sun and beach
Malaga has a wide variety of beaches equipped with all kinds of services and its coastline is spread over 160 kilometers. Some of them are easily accessible in urban areas and others are hidden in natural landscapes surrounded by indigenous nature creating a unique environment.
Among the main coastal towns, we can find Nerja, a place where its beaches and coves are a reference for holiday makers and people who want to enjoy the sea, and the different activities that can be done in that environment.
We can say that Nerja is located in a privileged environment, due to its natural coves, and its extensive beach area. It is known for its beaches with extensive sand area such as El Playazo, or Burriana. Near the village you can also visit the cliffs of Maro, which take us to little coves visited by very few.
The excellent climate, with more than 320 sunny days per year and its warm temperatures, make it an ideal place to enjoy its beaches any time of the year.
The Oriental Costa del Sol has many places that you can visit, and that will bring you closer to nature. One of the most visited routes in Nerja is the one that takes place in the Chillar river. This route, mostly of low difficulty, is about 5 km, and in it you will find the well-known "pozas" where you can refresh yourself with its natural water.
You can also do other activities if you come on holiday to Malaga such as canoeing, hiking, surfing, etc.
If you visit Malaga you will find a natural heritage of a great environmental richness, where you can go hiking, biking, horseback riding, all-terrain, canyoning, bungee jumping, canoeing, ... There are endless activities that you can practice either on land, sea or air.
If you come to visit Nerja, or it surrounding areas you can also enjoy places to visit that have a cultural interest. The well-known Balcón de Europa, formerly an old Muslim fortress, which you can contemplate at dawn and sunset. Or the fantastic Caves of Nerja, one of the most visited enclaves of Southern Andalusia, with several kilometers underground that you can see on a guided tour.
Malaga city has 36 museums to offer, where you will find classic, contemporary, historical, gastronomic, automotive works ... We highlight the Picasso Museum in Malaga, the Carmen Thyssen Museum and the Pompidou Center.
Additionally, in other towns of the province, and the Axarquía you can visit museums and exhibition halls where art and local traditions are displayed.
On the other hand, the multiculturalism of the whole province of Malaga extends to a wide range of theaters and cinemas, where large-scale events such as Film Festivals, Theater, Music, Flamenco, and so on take place.
The sunset is a wonderful moment to visit the center of towns such as Nerja, or Frigiliana, and do your shopping. You can find typical shops in the area, and buy your souvenirs.
If you want to go shopping for clothes, shoes, or accessories, a few kilometers down the road you have the great shopping center El Ingenio, in the town of Velez Malaga.
In Malaga visitors can find more than thirty shopping centers spread throughout the province. In addition, in each town or city, mainly in its historic center, there are many shops and businesses where you can buy handicrafts from the province, items of known brands or exclusive brands.
Exercise in Nerja
If you come to visit a place like Nerja, you have the possibility to enjoy many sea related activities. These water sports activities are mostly designed for all types of people, and mostly carried out by specialized monitors. Kayak routes in Nerja, snorkel, boat trips, and other more fun activities such as "the banana". On its beaches you can also do sports activities such as: running, soccer, beach volleyball, etc.
Remember that the sunset on the Costa del Sol is a fantastic time to go for a walk or a run.
Given the climatic conditions of Malaga, it is an ideal destination for practicing sports and organizing large-scale sporting events. Some of the popular events are: The City of Malaga Marathon, the triathlon race or the popular race.
On the other hand, athletes can find sports facilities or natural sites where they can practice different sports: golf, swimming, sailing, diving, windsurfing, fishing, canoeing, hiking, tennis, paddle tennis, athletics, cycling, archery or horse riding.
Nerja, Torrox, Frigiliana, and other towns in the eastern part of Malaga, are designed for renting apartments, or villas, for families. You can all go together to do many activities, and enjoy its delicious food. The little ones will have the opportunity to spend an unbeatable vacation.
Costa del Sol has an extensive list of leisure activities for families:
- Water parks in summer: Torremolinos, Vélez-Málaga and Mijas.
- Amusement parks such as Tivoli World.
- Multi-adventure parks like Bioparc Fuengirola and Selwo Aventura where visitors can enjoy watching the animals in their natural habitat.
- Aquariums where you can get to know the marine fauna, Selwo Marina and Sea Life.
- Natural sites such as the Laguna de Fuente Piedra, one of the most important flamingo reserves in Europe.
Only with Nerja, and the surrounding villages, you will have a wide range of important leisure activities to spend several days with your family.
Visit Nerja, Torrox, Torrox Costa, Frigiliana
As you can imagine, visiting this area of the Costa del Sol during the holidays is an experience that you cannot miss.
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