Around Nerja there are many different activities to discover. How about a kayak trip on the Mediterranean Sea, maybe a padel match in the morning sun or why not a hiking trip up in the mountains, with a view beyond your imagination?
During the summer period Kayaking along the coast is a very popular activity and undoubtedly the best way to appreciate the beauty of the cliffs and secluded coves of the Acantilados de Maro-Cerro Gordo natural park. You can hire a single or double seater Kayak at Burriana or Maro beaches. There are several rental companies available.
Scuba Diving Explore the underwater life in Nerja. At Burriana Beach you can choose between snorkelling trips, PADI courses, professional courses and night dives.
During the summer months you can enjoy a number of water activities at Burriana beach such as parasailing, Stand up Paddleboarding, Banana boat rides and jet-ski rental. But you can also enjoy open water swimming at the beach which is very commonly done.
The Nerja and Frigiliana area are fantastic places to go walking and hiking regardless if you are an experience hiker or just want to try it out. With rugged mountains, fast running rivers, deep gorges, white washed villages and stunning scenery all within a short distance of Nerja. Ask us and we will help you with the best alternative for you and your party.
There are a huge variety of biking routes in Nerja to explore. Flat or hilly routes, your choice. Find out more on the “Wikiloc” app. You can bring your own bike or rent in Nerja. Independent if you like racing, MTB or just biking in general, this is the place to be. We can help you with the best alternative.
Just outside Cortijo de Paco Romo you will find several padel and tennis courts. Just grab your racket and go and have fun. Why not take a dive in the pool afterwards and discuss the outcome of the game over a beer?
Padel is a racket sport that combines the elements of tennis, squash and badminton. It is only played in doubles and is practiced outdoors as much as indoors.
Padel courts within 5 minutes walk:
With the all year around wonderful climate of south of Spain, many golfers are attracted to come to the area. Below are examples of three golf courses close to Nerja:
18-holes, par 71. How to get there: From Nerja, take the highway towards Malaga, drive approx 15 minutes and exit at Caleta de Velez, here is this beautiful course by the Mediterranean.
18-holes, par 72. How to get there: From Nerja, take the highway towards Malaga. Pass Baviera Golf, drive an additional 10 minutes and you will find Añoreta Golf. The course has the same designer and style as Baviera.
18-holes, par 70. How to get there: This golf course is located in the province Granada 39 km east of Nerja. Beautifully situated in an area with large greenes and water hazard
Why not ski in the morning and swim in the sea in the afternoon? Sierra Nevada/Nerja is one of the few places in the world where you can do that! With dozens of lifts, 125 ski runs, and an altitude of over 3400 meters there is a wide variety of terrain to test all levels of skiing. It is only about 1,5-hour drive from Nerja.
Sierra Nevada offers one of Europe’s longest skiing seasons, usually starting in late November and running until early May.