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Family holidays in Nerja

family holidays in nerja

Nerja is a fantastic holiday destination for families. There are endless family activities to do in Malaga, activities that will be sure to make an impression on  any member of the family.

Finding a suitable destination for the youngest members of the family can be challenging, especially if they are of different ages. But in Nerja, due to a great influx of family tourism, there are ever more plans and activities for families to spend an unforgettable holiday.

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Here, you will find different unmissable activities for families in Nerja.

Family holidays in Nerja: Activities for families in Nerja

1. A day at the Beach

What child doesn’t enjoy a day at the beach? There are many beaches in Nerja that have the blue flag, that is to say, sand and clean water and all the necessary facilities on the beach for families with children: bathrooms, restaurants, showers, sunbeds and umbrellas, etc.

Furthermore, there are many water activities on our beaches, some are suitable for all ages: pedal boats, water slides, etc.

On the other hand, if the little ones of the family are not so little anymore and like virgin beaches, you can also find such beaches in Nerja, to relax and spend a day in total disconnection.

beaches for families

2. Chillar River route

This is an ideal plan if you want a rest day from the beach but you want to continue doing refreshing activities. The Chillar River is located in Nerja and is has crystal clear waters and natural pools that you can find along the way. It is easily accessible and the route is not very complicated, although it is recommended to wear appropriate shoes and bring some food and water. For young children (under 6) some parts of the trip may require help from an adult.

The route ends at a natural pool and a large waterfall at the source of the river.

3. Stroll through Nerja

Nerja offers many possibilities for families. Strolling through its streets, visiting its monuments and relaxing in one of the squares is a perfect plan for a summer afternoon. Nerja has a historic center that is worth visiting, with its white houses and cobbled streets. In addition, you can enjoy a comprehensive shopping afternoon, since the selection of shops and restaurants increases every year.

4. The Nerja Caves

This is one of the must-see plans for your holidays in Nerja. In the Caves of Nerja your family will be able to admire the first cave paintings of the peninsula on an easy and educational route designed for families.

The visiting galleries of the caves have an area of ​​9371 m² where you can learn about the history of the caves, how it was discovered and the remains that were discovered in them. Undoubtedly, if you visit Nerja with your family you must visit these caves that were also named a Heritage Site of Cultural Interest in 2006.

nerja caves

5. Holiday rentals in Nerja

Due to the fact that there are very few hotels in Nerja, the selection of rental houses or apartments is steadily increasing in Nerja. This has created significant growth in family tourism, since an apartment is the most comfortable option for families with small children who need the comforts of home during their stay. You can find apartments near the beach, with sea views or even a pool which will ensure that your holidays in Nerja will be a success.

Have you been to Nerja? What unmissable plans are there for family vacations? Tell us!

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