Nerja City Guide
Nerja Location: Southern Spain (Costa del Sol)
Nerja is located on the sunny southern Mediterranean of Spain in a region known as the Costa del Sol. In years past Nerja was a quaint sleepy fishing village. Today it is a popular destination for people who want to enjoy the sun, the ocean, culture and history of Spain. From a beach standpoint, there are few better spots in Spain. Nerja has well over 10 miles of white sand beaches along with warm and clear waters. Any major water sport or activity is possible in this region of Spain.
To the east of Nerja rises the beautiful mountains known as the Sierra Almijara. The town of Nerja (Spain) itself still retains much of its original charm. The old section of Nerja is full of winding streets, flanked by lovely white washed building with wrought iron terraces and small flowery gardens.
The center point of Nerja (Spain) is the amazing Balcon de Europa (Balcony of Europe). The Balcon de Europa is a promenade which winds along a cliff overlooking the Mediterranean. This site which offers spectacular views was once the site of a powerful Moorish castle.
In town one can find an abundance of restaurants, cafes, bars, and shops. So despite the smaller size of the town, there are plenty of things to do to keep you busy throughout your stay in Nerja (Spain).
Nerja (Spain) is famous for a serious of caves located just outside the town. Visually the caves are very interesting. However that is not all there is to it. Some of the caves contain pre-historic wall paintings dating more than 20,000 years old. Other caves are large enough such that one of them has been transformed into an amazing concert hall that is utilized during the summer months.
We are confident that you will find Nerja, Spain to be a fantastic place to study and learn Spanish.
Things To See And Do In The Area
- Enjoy the great weather
- Relax on the beach
- Numerous types of water sports
- Explore the nearby countryside
- Interesting cafes and bars
- Explore the Costa del Sol
- And much…much…more!
We are confident that learning Spanish at the Nerja Spanish School will be a wonderful experience!
Getting To Nerja, Spain
- Fly into Malaga
- Take a bus from Malaga to Nerja
If you have questions about how to arrive into Nerja, Spain please do not hesitate to contact us.