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Villas in Nerja
Nerja is situated at the far western part of the Costa del Sol, right on the Mediterranean coast. Villas by the coast benefit from the most amazing views and stunning sunsets as well as immediate access to the finest beaches in the region. Villas within the town itself are in the heart of this attractive and thriving place, with the whole town and its delightful independent boutiques and cafes within walking distance. Choose a villa slightly inland towards and you’ll be at the foothills of dramatic mountains studded with olive trees, mangos and avocados.Gorgeous Spanish vacation villas
Vacation villas in Nerja are designed to enjoy the vast number of days of sunshine that soak the Costa del Sol – the Sunshine Coast. Terraces brightened with flowers and plants are set with seating and shade to host your morning breakfast or evening meal in pure luxury. Most villas have a swimming pool which are usually available all year round, as temperatures in the winter can often be over 20 degrees. Villas are designed to give you the best views of the tranquil waters of the Med on one side and the rising mountains on the other.
Travelers and activities
Nerja boasts the most gorgeous beaches of the entire the eastern half of the Costa del Sol. Safe, golden beaches gently decline into turquoise blue waters. The main tourist beach of Nerja, Burriana, features several playgrounds on the beach itself, next to cafes so that parents can sit and enjoy their Spanish coffee while watching their kids play safely. Well known for its artisan ice cream, Nerja has many homemade ice cream outlets which can be enough persuasion to encourage kids to leave the beach! Dotted around the town itself are a number of well-maintained playgrounds, and the Spanish people love to see children out with adults, so taking your family to restaurants is always a positive experience.Nerja for water sports lovers
Nerja offers a huge range of watersports including paddle boarding, kayaking, windsurfing, jet skiing and paddle boats. The diving at Nerja is excellent, and several diving schools are available to take you on memorable trips no matter your level of experience or expertise. If you have the cash to splash, cruising yachts can be chartered either with a captain or bareboat, allowing you to explore the coast more extensively and discover the delightful beaches only accessible from the sea.Nerja for shoppers
Nerja is famous for its plethora of beautiful independent boutiques. Specialties are leather goods, many handmade by local artisans, and the gorgeous colorful ceramics. Nerja boasts an excellent range of clothing boutiques, with strong influences from nearby Morocco as well as further afield in Africa, and more European styles and designs. Look out for Nerja’s jewelry stores – there are many – each with a different specialty and focus.
On 23 June, San Juan Day, join the locals and take a dip in the sea at midnight and wash away your sins!
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Just between Nerja town and the next village of Maro lie the world-renowned Nerja caves, where you’ll find the world’s tallest natural pillar as well as astonishing natural cave formations.2. Take a selfie on the Balcon
One of the most photographed – and prettiest – places in Nerja is the Balcon de Europa, with soaring white arches, colorful flowers and a scintillating view of the sea beyond.3. Enjoy traditional Spanish tapas
Head away from the town center into the quaint town streets beyond to find traditional Spanish tapas bars and restaurants. Bar Redondo is the local’s favorite, with great quality at reasonable prices.4. Experience El Salvador’s Church
Just off the Balcon de Europa is the 17th Century El Salvador Church. Don’t miss the colorful tiles on the front, one of which depicts the history of the church.5. Take the Nerja Tourist Train
This popular tourist train takes visitors on a guided trip of Nerja, on a journey past the main sights from Plaza Cavana to Plaza Fabrica. It is a great way to orientate yourself around Nerja!6. Be wowed at Nerja’s Sunday Rastro Market
Nerja’s Sunday Rastro is located near urbanisation Almijara II. Here you’ll find the local farmers’ offerings of freshly picked mangos and avocados, and a vast range of second hand clothing, books, toys and bric-a-brac.7. Take a trip to Andalucia’s prettiest town
Frigiliana, a village just half an hour’s bus ride from Nerja, is considered to be the most attractive in the region. With its white buildings and geranium covered houses, it makes for a great compliment to you seaside vacation in this gorgeous part of the world.