Kayak routes in Nerja

La cascada de Maro se encuentra en el Paraje Natural de los Acantilados de Maro - Cerro Gordo

If you are on holiday in Nerja and you want to do a kayak route through incredible places, we recommend a kayak tour from the beach of Maro, a small wild beach on the Costa del Sol, to the Cueva del Lobo. Almost three hours of refreshing and fun activity.

Maro Waterfall

Maro waterfall is in the Paraje Natural de Los Acantilados de Maro – Cerro Gordo, where the mountains of the Sierra de Tejada and Almijara have created cliffs almost 100 metres high. The Sanguino stream has formed a waterfall that comes from the Nerja Caves.

If you are travelling from Nerja, take the N-340 road towards Maro. Once you have crossed the village and rejoined the N-340, you must turn towards Maro Beach.

Unlike other beaches in Nerja, Maro is 500 metres long and 20 metres wide, full of charm thanks to the tranquillity and nature surrounding it. It is possible to get a close-up view of the 15-metre-high waterfall from the beach of Maro with a kayak, canoe or paddle surfboard.

We recommend you visit the waterfall by kayak in August as, in spring, the intensity of the water is more substantial, and it is almost impossible to cross under it. It is not summer, but you want to know what other activities are in Nerja? We recommend this other article, what to do in Nerja in Winter.

You can do the kayak tour on your own by renting only the material, or, if you prefer, you can hire a guided tour with an instructor on the beach of Maro.

La Cascada de Maro, Nerja, actividades en Kayac

Kayaking in Nerja, the Silent Corridor

The Hall of Silence is a quiet place where you can appreciate the sounds of the cliff if you are silent. As you walk along the corridor of silence, you pass the Caleta or Cala de Maro, a small beach with a wild environment.

Pasillo del Silencio, kayak NErja

Kayaking in Nerja, the Cascada de las Doncellas (Waterfall of the Maidens)

The maidens’ waterfall is the top of the cliffs. It is so-called because it was the meeting point for the maidens who fetched water and the anglers who came to fish in the past.

Cascada de las Doncellas Cayak Nerja

Kayaking in Nerja, the Cave of the Sea Wolf

The sea lion cave is the last stop on tour, named after the community of monk seals, which frequented the site until the 1960s.

Prepare yourself before diving into this kayaking adventure along the coast of Nerja. Take a running jacket, sunscreen, water and booties if you enjoy climbing on the rocks. Wear a T-shirt underneath to prevent the waistcoat from rubbing against your body.

Gruta o Cueva del Lobo Marino, ruta en Kayak por acantilados de Nerja

Snorkellers and divers will be able to enjoy the species on the seabed with just a pair of goggles and a snorkel. You can’t fish on the beach of Maro, so it is common to find a large number of fish under the sea and among the rocks, groupers, anemones, sponges and corals.

Bear in mind the weather forecast before you set off and enjoy the adventure and clear waters for snorkelling, marine wildlife spotting or kayaking.

Hiking activities, the cliffs of Maro

Maro cliffs are in Nerja, on the eastern coast of Malaga. To reach them, you need to go to the Torre de la Marquesa tower or the Torre de Maro viewpoint, from where you can walk to the cliffs. The best way to reach them is to go to the Torre de la Marquesa tower or the Torre de Maro viewpoint, from where you can walk to the cliffs.

If you are up for it, you can climb to the top of the 40-metre-high cliff from where it is possible to see a large rock that broke off the cliff during a storm.

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