Nerja is situated just 50km away from Malaga. This former sleepy fishing village, with beaches of soft powdery sand and sparkling clear waters, sits beautifully in an impressive mountain range. Quaint and charming, Nerja holidays are perfect for families and couples who want that fantastic beach and history blend. Sweeping views of the Mediterranean and nearby areas allow that tranquil feeling of being at one with nature. Ancient monuments and buildings add a certain spice to this authentic Spanish holiday where you can sit back, relax and have fun.
The old quarters of the town are so attractive and remain virtually unchanged in their narrow winding streets, terraces and white washed houses. Flowering tubs grace the front doors and balconies along the way and bathed in wonderful sunshine, creates a sense of timelessness. The locals are warm and friendly and the charm is so alluring. So with high class beaches, pretty streets and a history soaked background, Nerja holidays are perfect for relaxing breaks for families and couples of all ages.
At the heart of Nerja is the astounding Balcon de Europa which is a magnificent promenade along the edge of a towering cliff and formerly the site of a grand Moorish castle. Once there, spectacular panoramic views of the surrounding area captivate you and make for memorable photographs. At lower level, Nerja is fantastic for its small coves and beaches against a backdrop of mountains awash with wildlife. Plenty of watersport activities are found here to help you while away the hours basking in the sun’s rays, so you can do as much or as little as you like on your Nerja holiday. Restaurants, bars and café’s are perfect for that Spanish cuisine accompanied by fine wine along with the everyday typical Brit dishes loved by all.
The history of Nerja is evident in its many wonderful monuments and architecture. Take the 17th century ‘Church of El Salvador’ for example. This fine display is a mix of baroque and Moorish and easily attracts throngs of tourists. Then again, why not visit the stunning gardens of Capistrano Playa that descend to Burriana Beach. Or for a real flavour of natural and unspoilt views head to the magnificent caves close to the town centre. Here, archaeological delights such as paintings and many more items are housed dating back to pre-historic times. All in all, Nerja holidays provide a fascinating wealth of things to see and do so come and discover this enchanting resort.
There are a variety of accommodation types in Nerja to suit all budgets and tastes. Why not check if one of these popular hotels suits your needs for your holiday to Nerja:
El Capistrano Villages Apartments