Selection of the best things to do in Nerja on the Costa del Sol
Outdoor activities in Nerja
Hiking around Nerja
One of the best known and most spectacular hikes is the rio Chillar hike :
The El Saltillo hike offers the opportunity to cross the 3rd longest hanging bridge in Spain.
Visiting villages around Nerja
There are many villages worth visiting, starting with the village of Frigiliana, probably the most beautiful in the whole province.
Horse riding in the surroundings of Nerja
This type of ride in Andalucia is a must. Whether it’s a horse ride on the beach or in the sierras. This and many other activities are possible all year round thanks to the climate of the Costa del Sol.
On the 45km of coastline between Malaga and Nerja you will find several water sports activities
You can practice scuba diving in Nerja and Torrox.
One of the most popular water activities is snorkeling in Torrox and Nerja.
Sea kayaking and paddle boarding
There are also kayaking routes in Nerja that take you to the famous freshwater waterfall at the bottom of the Maro cliffs in Nerja.
This activity can also be done by Paddle boarding.
Unusual and sporty activities in Nerja and the Costa del Sol
For star lovers
Astrotourism in the mountains
Sports activities in Nerja
Andalucia’s natural environment offers a wide range of sporting activities in wonderful surroundings.
The Patamalara river hike in Competa.
Canyoning in the Rio Verde from Nerja
Via ferrata from Nerja in Zafarraya
The cultural activities around Nerja and on the Costa del Sol are almost endless.
Among the must-sees are :
Attend an authentic flamenco evening.
Visit the Malaga Honey Museum in Colmenar, for example.
Festivals and fairs
You should try to attend some of the fairs and festivals in Andalucia, in Axarquia.
Visit the caves
The best known is the Cave of Nerja. However, the Cave of the Treasure in Rincon de la Victoria is also a must.
In Nerja you will find guided tours such as the Wine Route, the Tropical Tour, The Comares Tour, the Mudejar White Villages Tour. You will discover everything that is typical and traditional.
Visit Malaga on foot.
Day trips and guided tours to Andalucia from Nerja
Visit Alhambra in Granada from Nerja, The Mezquita in Cordoba, Ronda with an English speaking guide in semi private group