This is a unique stretch of near-virgin coastline in Malaga, which runs for 12km east of Nerja to La Herradura in Granada province and covers an area of 1,815ha, including a protected part offshore. Its dramatic rocky steep cliffs (acantilados) plunge down to the sea, leaving a few sheltered bays with beaches inbetween, which can be accessed via staircases or tracks.
Nerja is a populat coastal resort town some 50 kilometres east of Málaga city conected by the A-7 coastal highway. It marks the eastern limit of Málaga provine's Costa del Sol. Once a sleepy fishing village, the town now has a resident population of over 25,000.
Las Cuevas de Nerja (the Caves of Nerja) are a series of naturally formed caves and caverns in the hills of Maro, 4km North-East of Nerja, some of which have taken up to two million years to form. The caves contain the widest naturally-formed column in the world, at 32m high and 13x7m at its base. Formed by the merging of a stalagmite and stalactite, it has held the Guinness World Record since 1989. The caves also famously host the annual Nerja International Festival of Music and Dance.
Nerja is a seaside town on the eastern part of the Costa del Sol, the stretch between Malaga and Granada province's Costa Tropical. This part of the coast is less developed than the Marbella area, and Nerja itself is still relatively unspoiled. It has a famous viewing platform, the tree-lined Balcon de Europa, looking out over the Mediterranean, and some renowned fiestas.
Located in Nerja, just 2.4 km from Balcony of Europe, Apartamento Hotel Carabeo 36 provides beachfront accommodation with a seasonal outdoor swimming pool, a garden, a terrace and free WiFi. The property features pool and garden views, plus is 2.1 km from Burriana Beach.
Boasting sea views, 1 Bed Luxury Holiday Rental Oasis Capistrano Nerja features accommodation with a patio and a kettle, around 1.7 km from Balcony of Europe. Situated on the beachfront, this property has an outdoor swimming pool, a garden and barbecue facilities.