Papagayo Beach, Nerja

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Papagayo Beach is a picturesque beach with soft, white sand and turquoise waters. The beach is surrounded by rock cliffs, although paths have been created for easy access. The water is great for swimming, even for children, as it is shallow and calm. Take your snorkeling gear and wade out to view exotic fish through the glassy water. Parasols and beach chairs aren’t readily available, so be prepared to bring your own equipment. Plan to see Papagayo Beach and other attractions that appeal to you using our Nerja trip itinerary planner.
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  • We have visited this bar on several occasions over the past three years , the view is fab and so are the cocktails. The service hasn't always been great, but this year it has been awful over 20 minute...  more »
  • Small beach next to the viewpoint of Europe with small and beautiful coves on its left side. It is a pity the amount of trash that is, above all by the road that connects the beach with the creeks. Interesting if you like to climb, there are ways and good blocks in the area.
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  • Maybe the beach with the most beautiful photo motif in Nerja. You can shoot from the balcon de Europa, or the small circuit below great pictures. I recommend earlier morning to be there in order to avoid the crowds at noon. The beach is fine pebbles and limited by large rocks. Shower and dressing, as well as beach guards present. Liegestuhlverlei possible. Approx. 50 m wide and 30 m deep. Access directly from the pedestrian area next to the balcon de Europa.
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Where to stay in Nerja

Luxury and economy hotels line the water at Burriana Beach, the most popular beach in the city. For a stay in the center of the action, consider lodging at Carabeo Beach along the town's main promenade. Lodging in El Capistrano Village, a recreation of a traditional village, offers a peaceful respite in white-washed buildings among flower gardens.
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