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Nerja: Guided Kayak Tour Nerja Cliffs and Maro Waterfall

Nerja: Guided Kayak Tour Nerja Cliffs and Maro Waterfall

Discover the magnificent scenery of Nerja from a unique viewpoint on the water. Follow your guide as you paddle through the local caves and past cliffs. Take your double or individual kayak and set off from Burriana Beach. Head towards Cascada de Maro and go past local points of interest. You’ll get to see many small cliffs and bays that are inaccessible from land. Listen as the guide teaches you about elements of the landscape. Take a break from paddling and swim in the clear water Learn the basic techniques of paddling a kayak as well as important safety considerations. Throughout the tour, photos and videos are recorded on a GoPro camera. Download these images later and enjoy reminders of the day

Nerja: Cliffs of Maro-Cerro Gordo Guided Kayak Tour

Nerja: Cliffs of Maro-Cerro Gordo Guided Kayak Tour

Enjoy a guided kayak tour to the cliffs of Nerja-Maro-Cerro Gordo to see impressive mountains, secluded coves, and beautiful beaches. Jump into the sea for a swim during your adventure, take memorable photos of your experience. Come to the beach to meet your guide. Then, hop onto your kayak and paddle in the sea. Marvel at the spectacular view of the cliffs, famous for the watchtower built in the 16th century. Choose between a short kayak route and a long route with a better view of the cliffs. The activity is at Maro beach, right next to the waterfall (actually has no water because we have low rain this year), so in just a few minutes you will start enjoying this unparalleled and unique beauty. Bring your own snorkeling gear (if you don't we let you goggles) and stop along the way for a swim. Also, get amazing photos taken by the guide during the tour. Finally, return to the starting point at the beach to finish your experience.

From Málaga: Caves of Nerja, Nerja and Frigiliana Day Tour

From Málaga: Caves of Nerja, Nerja and Frigiliana Day Tour

Explore the Cave of Nerja and discover the long history of human inhabitants in the caves. Admire the rock formations before visiting two Andalucian villages, Frigiliana and Nerja. Explore the charming villages and see their beautiful streets and buildings. Begin the tour with a visit to the Nerja Caves, large prehistoric caves with extensive grottoes, archaeological remains, and one of the world's largest columns, rising 105 feet (32 meters) high. Marvel at the cave formations that resemble organ pipes, and learn about the area's evidence of human presence dating back 25,000 years to the Paleolithic Period. Stop in the museum to see the galleries displaying artifacts, paintings, and skeletons unearthed since the caves were discovered in 1959. Leave the caves behind and travel to two beautiful Andalucian villages. Visit Frigiliana, and admire the beauty of its whitewashed houses and cobbled streets. Look at the beautiful flowers and take the chance to taste some of the town's famous sweet wine. Make a stop in Nerja, an old fishing village, and walk through its narrow streets to the Balcony of Europe, and see the Sierra de Almijara, the sea, and Africa if the weather is clear. Stop in Frigiliana, considered one of the most beautiful villages in Malaga, located in the Axarquia Málagueña. Travel down narrow cobbled streets, and look at the nearby houses adorned with flowers.

From Málaga: Guided Day Trip to Villages Nerja & Frigiliana

From Málaga: Guided Day Trip to Villages Nerja & Frigiliana

We will visit the two most important and beautiful villages in the east of Malaga, Frigiliana with its whitewashed houses, its cobbled streets full of plants and flowers, and the possibility of tasting its famous sweet wine. Nerja, an old fishing village, we will walk through its narrow streets to the Balcony of Europe, from where we can see the Sierra de Almijara, the views of the sea, and on clear days to Africa. Located in the Axarquia Málagueña, Frigiliana is considered the most beautiful village of Malaga, its narrow cobbled streets and its houses decorated and adorned with bougainvillea, geraniums and jasmine, fall in love at first sight. The historical case of Frigiliana is of Mudejar style and is the most awarded of the Axarquia region. It is undoubtedly one of the places you can not miss on your route through Andalusia. Nerja is one of the most touristic towns in the province of Malaga. If it is for a reason, don't you think? This coastal town can boast of being one of the most beautiful villages in Andalusia. In addition, with the passage of time has not lost a bit of charm. It is full of white houses, has a very well maintained center and stunning views of the Mediterranean Sea. The Balcony of Europe, what a beautiful place, what a view! The Balcón de Europa is a large square overlooking the sea, the cliffs and the beaches of Nerja. The views from this viewpoint are one of the best of the Costa del Sol. Also, from there you can see that the water in this area is incredibly crystal clear blue. I love the view.

From Nerja: Guided Paddle Surf Cliffs and Maro Waterfall

From Nerja: Guided Paddle Surf Cliffs and Maro Waterfall

Receive an initiation course during which you will be taught how to move on the paddleboard and how you should use the paddle. A variety of different boards is available, so that your expert guide will be able to provide you with a suitable board. Then paddle from Burriana Beach along the Cliffs of Maro-Cerro Gordo, all the way to the Maro waterfall and the Acantilado caves. Explore the caves by board but also underwater with your own snorkel equipment (not included). Take in the rock formations as well as the corals and colorful fish. At the end of the tour, you will receive videos and photos taken by a GoPro.

Nerja, Torrox, or Torre del Mar: Caminito del Rey Day Trip

Nerja, Torrox, or Torre del Mar: Caminito del Rey Day Trip

Admire the beauty of the Gaitanes Gorge on this day trip from Nerja, Torrox, or Torre del Mar to the Caminito del Rey walkway. Choose a pickup option that is close to you, then relax aboard a spacious and comfortable bus as you travel to the Caminito del Rey. Along the journey listen as your guide tells you about the surroundings and history of the Caminito del Rey. Receive a fresh bottle of water and start your walk in the late morning and go through a tunnel that leads to where the Caminito del Rey trail begins. Equip yourself with a safety helmet and begin your hiking adventure. Feel the thrill of walking at your own pace above to Guadalhorce River from the north access point and make your way for approximately 2 .5 hours at a gentle pace.  Snap photos of unique canyon landscapes during picture stops along the route. At the end of the hike, take a refreshing break or eat something at the local kiosks at the south access point.  Follow your guide where the bus will pick you up at the meeting point, have time to rest, and return to your pickup point.

Nerja-Maro: Snorkeling & Sea Scooter

Nerja-Maro: Snorkeling & Sea Scooter

Take a boat out to the dramatic cliffs of Nerja-Maro Cerro Gordo. Learn basic techniques for snorkeling from your guide, and enjoy the freedom of the water with the equipment supplied for your experience. Choose between noon, or 3 PM departure for an afternoon or evening adventure of underwater exploration. Around the cliffs that cut through the water, try exploring some of the caves that pepper the edges of the rock with paddle surfboards. Take in the depths of the water with your guide, who will show you how to use the equipment. Keep memories of the tour with complementary photos and videos of your experience uploaded afterward for you to access. See the flora and fauna of the ocean before departing again back for Nerja on the speedboat. Dry off with towels supplied for you with this tour ticket.

Nerja: Maro Waterfall Boat Trip with Paddleboarding & Drink

Nerja: Maro Waterfall Boat Trip with Paddleboarding & Drink

Set sail to explore the Cliffs of Maro-Cerro, one of the wildest areas on the Costa del Sol where the beaches and coves have crystal clear waters. On the way, stop to snorkel, see the Balcón de Europa, and finally admire the Maro Waterfall. At this last stop, hop on a kayak or standup paddleboard to reach the waterfall and bathe in the shallow area. As well as the natural scenery, enjoy the GoPro photos and videos included in the price. The activity begins at the Port of Caleta de Velez Málaga, the crew awaits you at gate C to board our Boat "AVENTUMAR". You can bring your own food and drinks on board. The excursion includes a drink, photos of the tour, a paddle surf ride and a swim with snorkel goggles. The boat has a private toilet.

Torremolinos/Benalmadena: Nerja Caves Tour with Frigiliana

Torremolinos/Benalmadena: Nerja Caves Tour with Frigiliana

Lu Tour-Nerja is one of the favorite tours, in it we will get to know some of the most spectacular places in Spain such as La Cueva de Nerja a cave of historical and natural interest for its archaeological remains such as cave paintings and for its stalactites and stalagmites, we will also enjoy a walking tour of the famous white town of Frigiliana where we will taste its delicious sweet wine and walk through its narrow streets of white houses, then we will visit the old town of Nerja, where one of the most impressive places in Malaga is located, the Balcony of Europe, one of the most beautiful viewpoints in the province!

La Herradura: Cerro Gordo Natural Park Kayak & Snorkel Tour

La Herradura: Cerro Gordo Natural Park Kayak & Snorkel Tour

La Herradura is considered one of the best places for water sports and activities in Andalucia due to the wide range of different high quality water activities on offer. The village lies in a bay surrounded by mountains, with two hills jutting out into the sea, "La Punta de la Mona" and "Cerro Gordo", which gives the place its horseshoe shape and gives it its name. The beach itself is about 2km long, and is situated on one side with one of the most beautiful marinas of Andalusia "Marina del Este" and on the other side the spectacular Natural Park (marine and terrestrial) "Los Acantilados de Maro-Cerro Gorde", which we will visit during the excursion. Sea kayaking is a very safe and rewarding discipline that can be done with family or friends, from almost any age with minimal training. On this excursion we combine kayaking with snorkelling (diving with light equipment). Practically everyone can do it. For beginners we will give an introductory course of the basics, enough to start enjoying this sport. The Natural Park Acantilados de Maro-Cerro Gordo forms a narrow strip parallel to the coast, which is twelve kilometres wide and penetrates one mile into the interior of the sea. Inland it is bounded by the N-340 road. This area is mainly characterised by steep and spectacular cliffs, up to 75 m high, interspersed with beautiful beaches and small coves, the result of marine erosion and regression on the last foothills of the Sierra de Almijara, between the coastal districts of Almuñécar (Granada) and Nerja (Málaga). The area does not reach an altitude of more than 325 metres, and of the total area, 395 hectares are on land and 1,415 in the sea. Maro-Cerro Gordo has a high environmental value, both for the peculiarity of its geological formations and for the great biodiversity it contains, both in its terrestrial area and in the interior of the sea mile. By way of example, the presence of two Andalusian botanical endemisms in danger of extinction stands out. Much more diverse than the land strip is the maritime mile, where caves and steep seabeds give rise to numerous species, both flora and fauna, that populate its seabed. Thus, its marine fauna is a sample of the richness and diversity of the area: invertebrates - sponges, corals, anemones, echinoderms and molluscs - and crustaceans - shrimps, spider crabs and lobsters. Of special importance are the existence of important populations of orange coral, which is a species classified as Vulnerable to Extinction. As for fish, there are abundant bullheads and blennies, moray eels with serpentiform forms and grouper, all of which are the result of the great variety of habitats.

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What people are saying about Nerja

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This was an amazing trip with an amazing guide! First, Frigiliana is the cutest village ever where you'll want to take a picture at every corner (as our guide "warned" us). The wine tasting was accompanied by some small tapas, which was also nice. Next, the caves were very cool. You can walk through them at your own pace with an audio guide. Included in this visit is also a VR experience in which you "visit" a part of the cave that is otherwise inaccessible. Finally, Nerja is also a cute town and the view from the Balcony of Europe is great! The bus was a small one (for about 15 people) and there was airconditioning. In sum, an amazing trip, would definitely recommend!

This experience includes the entry and audio guide to the caves, a VR experience and the museum entry and audio guide. All of it is top notch, well worth the money. Best experience in Nerja

Super fun activity, our guide Oscar was lovely and took lots of videos/photos of each person on his GoPro.

Very good paddle board excursion at a fantastic location

I really liked it; enchanting even. Very worthwhile.