Beach of Maro

Tranquility, nature and crystal clear waters; that’s Playa de Maro! You can not lose this!

Beach of Maro, Nerja

It is considered one of the most beautiful beaches in Andalucía.  Beach of Maro is located in Maro, near Nerja town in the province of Málaga. It is located in a wild natural environment of the Mediterranean in the heart of a Natural Park .

Here, the Sierra de Tejada and Almijara touch the sea in the form of steep cliffs with a slope of almost 100m. Occasionally the cliffs gives way to beautiful beaches such as Maro and the Caleta. Surrounded by nature, there is a small narrow road surrounded by greenhouses and ancient cultures that lead straight to the beach.


playa de Maro panoramic view in Nerja


The Beach of Maro is a charming beach of 500m. There, you will rest comfortably surrounded by high cliffs which are lapped by crystal clear waters in a breathtaking scenery. As a protected area, its waters have abundant wildlife. Also a large number of fish that makes it an ideal place for diving.

With all this said, it is not surprising that the Beach of Maro was chosen the second best beach in Spain by the prestigious spanish TV channel Antena 3.


playa de Maro beach in Nerja


Activities in Beach of Maro

One of the funniest things you can do on this beach is renting one of the kayaks at Salamandra Adventure to discover the fantastic natural environment. During the trip, you will enjoy beautiful clear waters, a rugged landscape, small caves and beautiful waterfalls falling into the sea from rivers such as the Doncella or Cascada Grande de Maro.


maro beach


Salamandra Adventure, in addition conducts tours where you can spot the best of this slice of the Paradise. Including its corners and secrets. The price for renting a kayak is 7.50€. If you prefer the tour, the cost is 20€ for two or three hours.

The beach features showers and a chiringuito where you can taste good, delicious dishes like the typical “pescaíto frito. It also has a parking space at the beginning of the beach.

kayakistas navegando en las playas de Maro


How to get to Beach of Maro:

Round to playa the Maro beach in Nerja

Reaching Maro is very easy: just take the old national highway 340 and take the exit at Maro. Once inside Maro, just before the path that takes you back to the N-340, you will reach a roundabout. Then, you just have to take the first exit to the right and continue on the way down.

There is a parking lot on the upper beach. From there, it begins the descent down a narrow road through greenhouses until you reach Beach of Maro.



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