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El Chorrillo

Diputación de Málaga

El Chorrillo

Chorrillo beach at Nerja, is a small cove nestled at the foot of the Sierra de Almijara. Surrounded by huge boulders where you can shelter from the sun and seek greater intimacy.

Also known as “los Chorrillos de Nerja” the name given to the three coves that are next to Calahonda beach, which have a total length of 60 meters and a width that varies with the tides.

A beach where you will not be bored, investigating the nooks between large rocks in search of a quieter place or snorkelling in crystal waters where you will discover abundant marine fauna.

To get there you need to cross Calahonda beach, which is reached by a staircase with twenty five concrete steps from the famous Balcony of Europe. Take advantage of this moment to enjoy the incredible views from this vantage point.

Part of the charm of this enclave is the lack of services, there are no restaurants, no showers or hammocks, so you have to come well prepared to spend the day and enjoy nature at its best.

 

SERVICES

  • Parking

 

HOW TO GET THERE

From the centre of Nerja take Avenue Pescia / N-340 to San Miguel Street, follow this street to la Cruz street and Plaza de España to Carmen street. Descend the Balcón de Europa and cross Calahonda beach.

From downtown Malaga: take the Alameda de Capuchinos, Camino del Colmenar, Av. de los Pascueros and Av. de Guerrero Strachan to A-7. Continue on A-7 towards Av. Alcalde Antonio Villasclaras. Take exit 292 toward N-340a. Carry on towards Av. Alcalde Antonio Villasclaras and at the third roundabout go towards Plaza de la Ermita to la Cruz street and Plaza de España to Carmen street. Descend the Balcón de Europa and cross Calahonda beach.

Beaches
Services
  • Reachable by bus
  • Beach Cleaning
  • Bins
  • Local Police
Blue Flag - No
Length 60
Width 20
Occupation - Alto
Urbanization - Urbana
Under Surveillance - Yes