As a sea side town, much of life happens around the sea and Nerja’s beaches. Below are examples of what you can do:


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.