Best beach around Nerja

Which are the best beaches around Nerja where one can go for a swim. Is it true that all beaches around Nerja are polluted with sewage

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Best beaches in and around Nerja

Burriana Beach

Sandy beach with good facilities and a large variety of bars and restaurants. Great beach to rent a sun bed and laze around.

Cala del Cañuelo beach

Secluded beach with crystal clear waters. There are frequent minibus from the town to take you to the beach in 15 minutes. For lovers of snorkeling, this is the best beach as it divine to snorkel in the crystal clear waters.

Playa el Salón beach

A lovely small beach in the center of Nerja, right by the Balcon de Europa. One of the most visited beach in Nerja.

Maro Beach

Often considered one of the best beaches of Spain, Maro beach is on the outskirts of Nerja. Rent a kayak to explore small alcoves along the coast.

Torrox Costa

Torrox Costa, around 8 Km from Nerja, is famous for its long promenade lined with bars and restaurants on both sides. A great place to catch sunset.

Playa de la Alberquilla

A tranquil beach in a natural reserve. Great for snorkeling and exploring small caves that line the beach.

Map of beaches near Nerja

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The best beaches in Nerja are Burriana and Maro.

It is true that Nerja has a pollution problem. There has been a purification system in the works for years but as far as I know, it is not done yet. As per what I know and as reported, Nerja still pumps untreated sewage into the sea.

However, the beaches I mentioned are usually very clean and you can go for a swim without encountering any trash. But as I said, usually.

Burriana beach in Nerja

Video on Nerja beach

Rick Steves, the well-known American traveler and writer rates Nerja beaches as the best. Here is a video from Rick Steves

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