With 300 sunny days a year and 16 kilometres of coastline, Nerja is perfect for anyone looking to relax on their Costa del Sol vacation. This rings especially true when you discover that it's all in addition to golden sand, good food, beautiful scenery and fun activities. This Spanish holiday destination is home to some of the best All Inclusive hotels in Costa del Sol, alongside hundreds of restaurants, an exciting nightlife scene and plenty of charm and interesting history.
Nerja is home to no fewer than 10 different beaches, all with their own character. On some you'll find the classic combination of soft, white sand and clear blue water, but on others you'll find the sand is dark and volcanic, and a few are rocky and secluded.
The most popular beach is Playa Burriana, which is in the east end of town and the premier spot for swimming. It's a European Blue Flag award winner and it has all the facilities that you'll need for fun and safe days spent by the water.
Other beaches include El Playazo, which isn't as developed as some of the others but it's a great place to find a quiet spot and a reasonably priced Spanish meal. Then there's La Caleta, a picturesque and secluded beach in the village of Maro and accessed through farmland. Maro beach itself is also a pretty spot that's popular in summer. Some beaches in Nerja are perfect for just relaxing and soaking up the sun, others are good for watersports, some are good for swimming – simply choose the best beach for whatever you happen to feel like doing on the day.