Nerja is one of those places has everything to offer: beaches, landscapes, nature, culture... and one of its main attractions is activity tourism. If you are a sports lover don’t miss out on this opportunity. These are some of the water sports we recommend you try out this summer on the beaches of Nerja. Do you dare to try them?
Kayaking along the Maro cliffs
Nerja is one of the best places to take part in this sport. There are several companies offering Kayak rentals, along with trips along the Maro and Nerja cliffs and training courses. Throughout the summer, there are regular trips departing from Burriana Beach and the Maro beaches, a place to lose yourself amongst the cliffs and caves and capture some really impressive shots on your camera. Educare is one of the Nerja based companies offering daily kayak trips.
Diving and Snorkelling
Nerja’s beaches are famous for their rich seabed. A company specialising in the diving sector, Buceo Costa Nerja, offers you the opportunity to take part in a unique experience. They also offer training courses for those interested in learning to dive individually. These courses are also suitable for children, who are offered special training.
Surfing and KiteSurfing
Surfing is one of the most popular sports on the Costa del Sol. Torrecilla beachprovides the perfect conditions to practice it. There are many enthusiasts who come to this beach in search of the waves they need for surfing during their holidays. Just as with the sports mentioned earlier, there are several activity tourism companies in Nerja offering training courses to all those who wish to learn to surf. KiteSurfing has experienced a great surge in popularity with sports people, making it one of the most fashionable summer sports.
You can also enjoy taking part in sailing and water craft handing courses or hire out one out. Lots of activity tourism companies offer jet ski hire and organise trips as well, so that you can discover the hidden coves of Nerja.
Hiking along the Chíllar River
If you’re hiking fan, you can take part in this sport in Nerja in summertime too, and without leaving the waterside! The Chillar River is one of the most impressive places in Malaga province. A trail follows the course of the river, and along its path you’ll find waterfalls, water pools, narrow rock passes and, above all, landscapes that will take your breath away.
Pure Adrenaline: Paragliding and Bungee Jumping
Nerja is not only about water sports, there are also numerous companies dedicated to providing paragliding courses, paragliding rentals, bi-plane flights, etc. If you want to feel the biggest shot of adrenaline you’ve experienced in your life, bungee jumping is the ideal sport for you. The SaltaRíos Malaga Puenting company offers bungee jumps throughout the summer from the viaduct on the Coladilla Ravine, Nerja. From a height of about 35 meters, you can take part in a unique experience with which to say goodbye to all your fears.