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With winding, cobbled streets, stunning scenery and beautiful beaches, Nerja is a haven for holidaymakers from all over Europe. Visit the world-famous Nerja Caves or stroll along the breath-taking Balcon de Europa, just a stone’s throw from the quaint shop-lined streets.

The Nerja Caves

Quaint and appealing, the old town is a network of lanes and narrow streets where the many pretty plazas will tempt you to stop exploring and take a cool drink in the welcome shade. The town’s historic Moorish quarter is among the best preserved in Malaga province and the atmospheric area features small shops selling local handicrafts.

Nerja is home to two of Spain’s most important and most-visited tourist attractions, with the elegant and equally stunning Balcon de Europa promenade and viewpoint contrasting with the raw, natural power and mystery of the world-famous Caves of Nerja.

No holiday to Andalucia would be complete without a visit to the Nerja Caves. Widely renowned as one of the world’s most important historic locations, the caves were found to contain significant amounts of archaeological materials – including human remains, ceramics and tools – dating back to around 25,000BC, and a large number of cave paintings depicting hunting scenes from the Paleolithic period.

Over a dozen sandy beaches

Away from the town centre, Nerja’s selection of over a dozen sandy beaches makes it the ideal place for a traditional family day out by the sea. There’s plenty to do too, with every kind of water sports facility and lots of rocky coves to explore.

And after all the exciting activity, Nerja has a dizzying number of bars and restaurants – some 300+ establishments in all – offering cuisines to suit every taste and budget, so you’ll be spoiled for choice!

From Club La Costa World, getting to Nerja is an easy 96km (60 miles) drive along the A7 autovia, or for non-drivers, the lovely town and its attractions can also be enjoyed in comfort on one of the many popular excursions from the resort.

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