Property and local area description
A spacious detached villa located only 400 meters from the beach with pool
Villa Alexandra is an ideal choice for a Nerja Villa Holiday, having a private pool and spacious outside area . This spacious villa is a within driving distance to the beach and town.
LOCATION: Not far outside the town of Nerja, this Costa del Sol villa is positioned in the Rio Seco area, close to Puntalara .
This Andalucian style villa rental is within brief distance to the beach and town centre where the local atmosphere and entertainment can be enjoyed.
DETAILED VILLA ACCOMMODATION:
This Nerja villa is a Spanish style holiday villa with private pool and has spacious accommodation spread over one level. This lovely three bedrooms villa consist in a spacious and comfortable living room and dining room. TV, TV sattelite, DVD are availables in the lounge. The open kitchen is fully equipped and has access to the barbacue area with a stone table and banks perfect for outdoor cooking. Off the lounge, a corridor leads to the twin bedrooms and single bedroom and shower room. The stairs leads up to the double bedroom with en suite bathroom. From the covered terrace off the lounge a few steps take you to the level of the swimming pool where the sunbeds and parasols are set out for your leisure.
LOCAL AREA: NERJA
Nerja, known in Arabic times as Naricha (abundant flowing), its located in the most eastern part of the province of Málaga, (50km from the city of Málaga), belonging to the Costa del Sol, within Granada province and it is located between the villages of Frigiliana and Torrox. Behind Nerja is the Almijara mountains range. Protected by the sea and the mountains, Nerja has become one of the oases of Europe.
The town of Nerja is a first class tourist center where the traditional andalucian villa mixes with cosmopolitan style, where you will be able to enjoy beautiful surroundings. Unlike the others areas of the Costa del Sol, here the mountain reach the edge of the sea creating impressive cliffs. Amongst these cliffs, you will find very attractive beaches and coves, with clear, clean and crystalline waters that invite you to batha and to practice water sports. Nerja's beaches, among which is the internationally well known Burriana Beach, awarded every year with the blue flag cleanliness award, are equipped with the best services (beach restaurants, bars, souvenir shops, supermarkets...).
The Nerja climate, considered by many people to be the best climate in Europe, is subtropical, with an annual average temperature of 19,5 ºC. For that reason, the unique climate and orography, come to Nerja to enjoy its good surroundings and for relaxation. Tourism is at the moment one of the fundamental pillars of the economy in Nerja, together with agriculture and fishing.
In order to see the town, nothing better that to make a tourist round the old part of Nerja and places of interest, by rented a horse starting from the Balcon de Europa. Also, you can make a similar rout on board of the tourist train.
Activities in Nature
In the mountain range that surrounds Nerja there are valleys of rivers and rural ways where you can find beautifull views, rivers and routes where the time and the nature remain unalterable. Many rustic routes follow the bed of the rivers, some are rocky and high like the well-known route of Rio Chillar or Route of La Presa where you can find a place well-known like Los Cahorros that are some throats formed where the river get narrows. Others rustic routes are on level like the route of Fuente del Esparto that passes by a glorious valley densely planted with pines, elm trees, palms and others plants. The visitors and hikers can find in this last route, rest areas totally equipped with barbacues, toilets and places to camp.
In order to enjoy the nature that surrounds to Nerja, you can do it by your owns means and contract the services of companies like:
Footpath ways and climbing
Excursions in Jeep Safari
In summer time you can enjoy the wonderful beaches and the pretty and calm coves along the coastline with greater affluence of people like the beach of Burriana or the beach of el Playazo.
So if you prefer the sea you will be able to practice in our wonderful beaches activities like:
Free diving or guide diving
Renting of water bikes
Tours on boat
Public swimming pools
Bath and Spa
Leisure & Feasts
Nerja enjoys a typically Mediterranean gastronomy and plates like fresh fish of the zone, the omellets with codfish and sugarcane honey or the "migas". You will be able to find fish bars, bars of "tapas" and seafood restaurants where they offer a wide selection of fresh fish. We have too, the traditional grills restaurants with excellent meat. Also, you will find multitude of bars and restaurants of international food (italian, mexican, Indian,...)
At night time the more popular area are C/ Antonio Millón and Plaza Tutti Frutti, where there are many pubs and beer bars where you can enjoy the music and quite atmosphere. If you like flamenco, there are a few places in town where you can see the show and dance. We also have the local theatre (Casa de la Cultura), where you could enjoy differents activities as ballet, concerts, flamenco show and the last films.
Every Tuesday and Sunday we have the local market where you can buy a large variety of goods and souvenirs.
Every night in the summer time, in the centre of the town you will find handcraft kioks.
The Feast of San Antón (Maro): 16th - 17h January.
Easter Week: March or April.
Day of the Cross: May 3rd.
Romería de San Isidro: May 14 y 15.
San Juan's Night: June 23.
Nerja Cave Festival: July.
Day of Virgen del Carmen: July 16.
Fair of the Maravillas (Maro): September 7-9.
Fair of Nerja: October 8-12.
Visits of Interest
The Caves Of Nerja
The caves of Nerja, one of the treasures more visited in Andalucia (the third monument of Spain more visited), and one of the caves with greater beauty of Europe, is located in the villa of Maro, to about 3 Km of Nerja. The caves of nerja are formed by natural calcification and underground currents. They were disvocered in 1956 by neighbors of Maro. In prehistory it was already occupied and the proof of it are the paintings found in some of the galleries (22 paintings declared National-Historic-Artistic Monument) and the human rests and objects found in the cave wich are exhibited permanently. The caves ha a total route of 4.283 meters, of which, only one third part can be visited by the tourist. The caves have the greater natural vault of the world and you can see hunging of the ceilings calcareous formation (stalactites and stalagmites) that almost is joined with others in the ground. In the summer tiem, concretely in the month of July, The International Festival of the Cave of Nerja is organized, where it is possible to be enjoyed concerts, ballet, flamenco, etc, interpretated by artists and groups of international reputation.
Balcon de Europa
The "Balcon de Europa", an old castle of IX century, it is a balcony to the sea, from where it is possible to enjoye wonderfull views to the mediterraneo an the coastline of nerja. Mainly in summer, the "Balcon de Europa", is the meeting point for residentes and tourist, as well as independent artists (painters, mimos, dancers, etc) who show their art in an open and charming space. Surrounded by bars, restaurants, souvenirs, shops, etc, it is a place to visit. From the "Balcon de Europa" it is possible to walk to the beach Burriana through "El Paseo de los Carabineros", a beautiful way built through the natural rocks bording the coast.