Maro-Cerro Gordo Cliffs Natural Area: What to see in Nerja - Tripkay

Maro-Cerro Gordo Cliffs Natural Area

This beautiful Natural Park is located on the eastern coast of Málaga, in the town of Nerja.

Panoramic view cliffs Maro Cerro Gordo, Nerja

A mountain range parallel to the coast that plunges abruptly into the sea, forming steep cliffs in which beautiful beaches and wild coves are interspersed. Maro-Cerro Gordo Cliffs Natural Area is a true spectacle of nature that will seduce you. Peek into some of the viewpoints and enjoy a spectacular view that will remain etched in your mind forever.

 

Maro-Cerro Gordo Cliffs Natural Area, Nerja

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The Maro-Cerro Gordo Cliffs Natural Area has a maximum height of 320m and comprises 395 inland and 1,415 underwater hectares. During your visit, you can explore this unspoiled and unexplored natural environment ranging from the Balcón de Maro to Cala Calaiza.

 

This is an area of high ecological value. Large areas of Carrasco pine and a wide Mediterranean scrub that is home to numerous species of birds. The width and attractiveness of the protected land are nothing compared to the underwater area. It features more than a thousand hectares full of caves and crystal clear waters where nature shows an amazing seabed. Here, important seagrass meadows abound. It is something that facilitates the richness and biodiversity of the environment full of corals, anemones, sponges, crustaceans and many species of fish.

 

playa de Maro beach in Maro-Cerro Gordo Cliffs Natural Area Nerja
Visit the treasure of Maro-Cerro Gordo Cliffs Natural Area

One of the great attractions of the park are the famous caves of Nerja. A priceless archaeological heritage declared Heritage Site in 1961. Its rooms and galleries, which extend over 800m and feature cave paintings of more than 40,000 years old are one of the oldest works of art on the planet.

 

cliffs of maro-cerdo gordo Nerja Caves, Malaga, Costa del Sol Maro-Cerro Gordo Cliffs Natural Area

 

 

Information about Maro-Cerro Gordo Cliffs Natural Area

Address: Granada, Málaga
Municipalities: Almuñécar, Nerja
Extension: 1.814,68Ha
What to do? Sports: Canoeing, sailing, diving

 

 

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