There are 79 kilometers in between Malaga Airport and Nerja. Nerja is famous for its Balcony of Europe (picture) and the Cave of Nerja.
Nerja is a small fishermans village located on the east side of the Costa del Sol.
The Balcón de Europa (Europe´s Balcony) is a viewpoint in the centre of Nerja which gives stunning views across the sea.
The Nerja caves, discovered in 1959, are now believed to be just one entrance to a linked series of potholes stretching many miles into the mountains between Nerja and Granada, and which may yet prove to be one of the most extensive unexplored systems in Europe. Certainly worth a visit.
Nerja is situated on a fairly steep hill and it has several large beaches and small beaches set in coves beneath cliffs.
Due to the large distance and no train line in between Malaga and Nerja, the easiest way to get there would be by taxi or rental car. Booking your airport transfers from Malaga to Nerja in advance brings several advantages. You will know the transfers cost before leaving your home country and can rest assured that somebody will be waiting for you to get you out of the chaos at Malaga Airport.
Malaga-taxi transfer prices from Malaga Airport to Nerja (Low Season):
Standard taxi: 69 €
Prestige taxi: 79 €
Luxury taxi: 104 €
Mini-Van taxi (up to 7 passengers): 95 €
(Prices are subject to change, view our price list for up to date prices)
There are no trains in between Malaga and Nerja
At Malaga Airport you can take a bus to Nerja. The trip takes about 1.5hours and will cost you around 5 euros (per person The bus will take you from Malaga Airport to Torre del Mar, La Caleta de Velez, El Morche, Torrox Costa and Nerja.
If you want to go by taxi, you can choose in between private taxi companies or public taxi.
Take the taxi from the taxi stop just outside the arrivals hall. You can determine a fixed rate or pay by km. Most of the public taxi drivers only speak Spanish but will try their best to understand you in English. The cost of the transfer to Mijas Pueblo should be in between 80 and 90 euros.
There are many private taxi companies which operate from Malaga Airport and can bring you to Mijas Pueblo such as Malaga-taxi.com. A private taxi company requires you to reserve at least one day before departure. The taxi driver will wait for you at the arrivals hall and help you with your luggage. If you reserve with Malaga Taxi you will be assured an English spoken driver who will wait for you, even if your flight is delayed.
Our prices for a taxi from Malaga Airport to Nerja start as low as 69 € per transfer. (price per taxi, not per person!).
Every year, several activities are organized in Nerja.
For example, the Fair of Nerja is celebrated in the second week of October.
The night of San Juan is celebrated 23rd of June, with live music and BBQ at most beaches of Nerja.
The Romeria of San Isidro in Nerja is celebrated the 15th of May, during the day of the crosses.
During the month of July you can visit the caves of Nerja for live Classic and Flamenco music.
Hotel Balcón de Europa, a 4 star hotel located at Europe´s Balcony, centrally located.
Parador de Turismo de Nerja is a 4 star hotel located at Burriana Beach, just outside the historical center of Nerja.