The Highlights of Nerja

Highlights of Nerja

Nerja is a wonderful place that offers plenty of options to enjoy a perfect holiday. There are so many things to see and do here, that it can be hard to choose, so here’s a list of Highlights of Nerja you cannot miss.

Some of the best Highlights of Nerja:



Balcón de Europa

You definitely must pay a visit to the Balcón de Europa, which is a symbol of Nerja. From there, you will enjoy one of the most beautiful views of the Costa del Sol. If you consider yourself romantic or love sunsets, you can enjoy amazing views of the sunset ; it’s is totally worth sitting here and forget about the world for a while. We also recommend you to visit it at night.


Inside Nerja Caves, Malaga , Costa del Sol

Nerja Caves

Not visiting the Nerja Caves would be unforgivable! Here, you will go into the depths of the earth, go back in time and be able to enjoy the route and the stalactites and stalagmites that have been created for thousands of years. The explanations of the guides are fascinating. We recommend going early in the morning, and remember, there are many stairs, so it cannot be accessed via vehicles.


Burriana beach panoramic view

Burriana beach

In Nerja, you have many beaches to choose from, however, some provide more services than others, and some are more crowded than others. The best thing is to visit them all. But you can start having a great day in one of the most popular beaches, Playa Burriana. In addition to sunbathing and swimming, you can practice kayaking or scuba diving. You can also board a banana board, eat some tapas, order a paella or just have a drink at one of the many beach bars.


People walk on tourist route by the Rio Chillar River near Nerja
Hiking through the Chillar River

If you love nature and want to spend a unique day, we recommend you do the hiking trail by the Chillar River, whether you go with friends or you family, you can make this pretty and fun route which lasts 5 hours with your feet in the water most of the time. Before you start, make sure you carry a stick and something energetic to eat.


Frigiliana panoramic view, Nerja

A Visit to Frigiliana

When going on holiday to Nerja, you cannot miss a visit to Frigiliana, it is a Highlights of Nerja and surroundings. It is located just 7km inland. There you will find a beautiful typical Andalusian town that still maintains its original Moorish structure. It is a beautiful white town bedecked with flowers that will make you feel you are in a postcard and from where you can take beautiful pictures while enjoying amazing views.


Acuatic park Acuavelis
Aquavelis waterpark

If you want to have fun with family or friends, you can go to Torre del Mar, 25 km from Nerja, to visit the Aquavelis waterpark. It is ideal for a hot summer day. Its most popular attraction is the kamikaze, with a 80m slope, which is something only suitable for the brave ones. It also has playgrounds and recreational areas where children will want to stay forever.



Quad Biking in the mountains

There are a few tourist companies that offer quad rentals-It is best to organize a route of about two hours through the mountains visiting the villages and places that tourists normally overlook, and admire the incredible views from there ; one of the recommended companies is Nerja Quads.




Popular places in Nerja

Frigiliana village near Nerja


Nerja caves

Nerja Caves

Balcony of Europe in Nerja

Balcony of Europe in Nerja