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Discover the Beaches in Nerja

Here are some of the most beautiful beaches in Nerja.

Calahonda Beach

Calahonda beach is a small but beautiful beach located below the Balcon de Europa. It is popular for its cristal-clear water and its beautiful view of the sea. The beach is accessible via a staircase that leads down from the Balcon de Europa. It is known as the perfect place for a quiet day at the beach.

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Burriana Beach

Burriana beach is one of the most popular beaches in Nerja, located about 20 minutes walk from the heart of Nerja. It has many features such as showers, toilets, bars and restaurants, and activities such as kayaking, jet skying, canoeing, parasailing and diving. It is also very accessible and offers facilities for people with reduced mobility.

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Carabeillo Beach

Carabeillo beach is a small and quiet beach located in a few minutes walk from the town centre and next to the Burriana Beach. The beach is surrounded by cliffs and Mediterranean vegetation, providing a beautiful natural environment for visitors. Carabeillo beach is a perfect choice for those looking for a peaceful and beautiful beach in Nerja.

La Caletilla Beach

La Caletilla beach is a small and charming beach located close to the city centre, slightly west of the city. It is less crowded than other beaches in the city, making it ideal for those who are looking for a more tranquil experience. The beach is surrounded by several bars and restaurants close to the beach that offer local and international cuisine, as well as refreshing drinks.


La Torrecilla Beach

La Torrecilla Beach is located in the west of Nerja, near to the Parque Plaza de los Cangrejos. With its crystal clear waters and its emblematic stair steps in the colours of the LGBT flag , it is a popular spot for both locals and tourists. The beach is well equipped with showers, toilets, and sun loungers, and there are a lot of restaurants and bars around. The promenade is perfect for an evening stroll and offers stunning views of the Mediterranean Sea, and, with a little bit of chance, the waves crashing against the rocks.

El Salón Beach

 El Salón beach is located to the right and below the Balcon de Europa, and can be accessed via a charming seaside walk. It is a very charming little beach encircled by rocks. It is ideal for relaxing in the sun, and if you want to go in the water, it is also a good spot for snorkelling.

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Maro Beach

Located near Nerja, Maro beach is a natural treasure where snorkelling reveals a fascinating underwater world. Its crystal clear waters are home to a variety of fauna and flora, offering snorkellers a unique experience. This beautiful beach offers more than just sand and crystal clear water. Visitors can enjoy canoeing expeditions along the coast, exploring the beautiful bays and sea caves. Also, the walks around Maro offer stunning views of the cliffs and the sea.

Playazo Beach

Located near Nerja, Playazo beach is a peaceful, spacious and quiet family beach. It welcomes you with generosity, offering ample space to relax in comfort. The sound of the soft waves brings a peaceful atmosphere to this beautiful place. Beginning with a harmonious combination of pebbles and sand, this beach becomes a stretch of fine sand bathed in water. You can also enjoy water adventures by renting kayaks and boats equipped with waterslides. Parking is public and lifeguards, toilets and showers are available for your convenience.

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