There is a county, located at Costa del Sol, with a great touristic potential, large natural areas, a delightful local gastronomy and magnificent artistic heritage. But Axarquía is also its beaches, the most amazing and wonderful in the region. Would you like to come with us to a trip along the county's best beaches?
In Nerja, under the famous Balcón de Europa (Europe's balcony), there is one of the most photographed beaches in Costa del Sol, Calahonda beach. Crystalline and peaceful water, contrasting with the dark sand and with eroded rocks. It has all kind of services, what makes from this a perfect beach to enjoy with the family and watch one of the most beautiful sunsets.
We don't leave Nerja! Burriana is a large sandy beach, one of the most famous and crowded at the city. Did you know that the famous Spanish TV show ‘Verano Azul’ was shot here?. It was in the 80ies! As memorial, the council took the name of its director, Antonio Mercero, for the sea promenade, which has all kind of services and a beach where you can practice many water sports such as sailing on pedal boats, watercrafts, kayaks and also a diving centre.
Maro Cliffs beach
Welcome to one of Europe's best beaches! Maro beach is a small 500 metres long beach with turquoise water, in a natural environment and between cliffs. A magical place! It has complete services, as an example to explore its waters by diving or plough into it on a kayak.
Torre del Mar beach
Torre del Mar beach is a 2,000 metres long beach next to the city centre. It has the Q of quality, a prize given by the Instituto para la Calidad Turística to those beaches which offer a good service to tourists. It has been recently built an area for children with sliders and rides, where kids can do many activities. A perfect beach to enjoy with the family!
Caleta de Vélez
Not far away from Vélez leisure harbour, Caleta beach is located, whose wonderful services has made it to be recognized with the Blue Flag, as well as with the Q of touristic quality.
With moderate waves and 1,200 metres of dark sand, Morche beach is a perfect place to relax in the sun and to have a fresh bath. Located at Torrox, it is usually crowed in the summer thanks to near residential areas and many visitors who come from other regions.