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Make a holiday rental home or villa in Nerja Spain your home away from home

Nerja marks the eastern tip of the Costa del Sol. It is sandwiched between the sea and the Sierra Almijara Mountains to the east. Nerja has managed to avoid the high-rise development which has come to characterize mush of the Costa del Sol. Nerja, Spain is best known as the Balcon de Europa or balcony of Europe. This refers to the promenade running along a shear cliff face, giving panoramic views all across the bays and coves of the coastline set against a mountainous backdrop. Most Nerja villas or apartments in Nerja have views similar to that of the balcony of Europe.

Things to do on Holiday in Nerja

In the town of Nerja itself, you cannot fail to investigate the 17th century church of El Salvador and the conjoining Gardens of Capistrano Playa, which run down the hill all the way to the famous Burriana Beach, a blue flagged golden sandy beach. Here, all the major water sports are available, especially scuba diving, sailing and water skiing.

Just 3km from Nerja are the Nerja Caves, the third most visited attraction in Spain. There is a fascinating cave network, adorned with paintings up to 20,000 years old. One of the caves is so enormous that it has been turned into a concert hall for the summer!

If you have decided to take a self-catering villa in Nerja, the pescaito frito (fried fish) is an essential local delicacy to try.

Places to holiday in Nerja

The best beaches in Nerja are Burriana, Carabeo, El Playazo and El Chucho, and a Nerja holiday villa, luxury apartment or rental home on any of these beaches provides the added space and privacy to allow you to relax fully.

The Capistrano Oasis is a small development outside Nerja, set in the midst of palm trees, lush vegetation and aromatic trees. Luxury and self-catering villas in Nerja are low rise, providing an idyllic spot to wind down and relax.

Punta Lara is 1km west of Nerja. It is an attractive village boasting some of the best luxury villas in Nerja, and most villas have pools and gardens. The village is set very near to Playazo Beach.

Alternatively, San Juan de Capistrano is an Andalucian village surrounded by tropical gardens and breathtaking panoramic views. It is a favorite destination for artists, as well as golf enthusiasts, as there is a top class golf course within 20 minutes.

Weather in Nerja, Spain

Due to the layout of the mountains and sea, Nerja enjoys a special micro-climate, resulting in the region being slightly sunnier than most of the rest of the Costa del Sol. It receives 200 cloudless days a year, and average temperatures in August reach 31°C, and like the rest of the Costa, winter temperatures are usually around 10°C, rarely getting below.

Travel to Nerja, Spain

Nerja is 50km from Malaga Airport (AGP), which takes flights from around 20 UK airports. To get cheap flights to Nerja, it is best to compare prices between Aer Lingus, BMI Baby, easyJet, Flybe, Monarch, Ryanair and British Airways.

    Exceptional! 5/5
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    Apartment #6518645
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      Excellent! 4.6/5
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      • 2 BR
      • 1 BA
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      Cottage #429146
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        Excellent! 4.6/5
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        • Studio
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        Apartment #1899953
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          Wonderful! 4.9/5
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          Apartment #6746222
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            Excellent! 4.7/5
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            Apartment #8173791
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              Wonderful! 4.8/5
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              House #6725533
              14
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                Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                • 3 BR
                • 2 BA
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                Villa #8173729
                18
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                  Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                  • 2 BR
                  • 1 BA
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                  Villa #7493
                  43
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                    Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                    • 1 BR
                    • 1 BA
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                    Apartment #421512
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                      Excellent! 4.6/5
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                      • 2 BR
                      • 1 BA
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                      Apartment #8063543
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                        Excellent! 4.5/5
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                        • 1 BA
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                        Apartment #8082333
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                          Excellent! 4.6/5
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                          • 1 BR
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                          Apartment #8164474
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                            Apartment #6603442
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                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                              • 2 BR
                              • 1 BA
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                              Apartment #431992
                              29
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                                Excellent! 4.7/5
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                                • 2 BR
                                • 2 BA
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                                Apartment #548215
                                20
                                Viewed 30 times in the last 48 hours
                                  • 3 BR
                                  • 3 BA
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                                  Villa #1176011
                                  3
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                                    • 2 BR
                                    • 3 BA
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                                    Apartment #1631248
                                    3
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                                      Excellent! 4.3/5
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                                      • 3 BR
                                      • 2 BA
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                                      Villa #8141854
                                      8
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                                        Excellent! 4.4/5
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                                        • 2 BR
                                        • 2 BA
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                                        Apartment #8144869
                                        10
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                                          Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                          • 1 BR
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                                          Apartment #8008347
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                                            Excellent! 4.7/5
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                                            • 1 BR
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                                            Apartment #8076294
                                            6
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                                              Excellent! 4.7/5
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                                              • 3 BR
                                              • 2 BA
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                                              Apartment #8139452
                                              9
                                              Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
                                                Excellent! 4.7/5
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                                                • 2 BR
                                                • 1 BA
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                                                Villa #1853591
                                                15
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                                                  Excellent! 4.4/5
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                                                  • 1 BR
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                                                  Apartment #8123803
                                                  9
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                                                    Very Good! 4.2/5
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                                                    • 2 BR
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                                                    Apartment #495091
                                                    13
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                                                      Excellent! 4.6/5
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                                                      • 2 BR
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                                                      Apartment #1990744
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                                                        Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                                        Apartment #8171804
                                                        17
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                                                          • 3 BR
                                                          • 2 BA
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                                                          House #8155954
                                                          2
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                                                            Excellent! 4.6/5
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                                                            Apartment #415582
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                                                            Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                                              Excellent! 4.4/5
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                                                              House #8152584
                                                              5
                                                              Viewed 30 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                                House #1785876
                                                                9
                                                                Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                  • 1 BR
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                                                                  House #6527560
                                                                  3
                                                                  Viewed 70 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                    (29 reviews)
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                                                                    • 3 BR
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                                                                    House #1807857
                                                                    29
                                                                    Viewed 38 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                      Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                      (53 reviews)
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                                                                      • 2 BR
                                                                      • 2 BA
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                                                                      Apartment #6083217
                                                                      53
                                                                      Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                        Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                                        • 3 BR
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                                                                        Villa #1989884
                                                                        8
                                                                        Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                          • 2 BR
                                                                          • 1 BA
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                                                                          Apartment #6833095
                                                                          3
                                                                          Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                                            • 4 BR
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                                                                            Villa #93580
                                                                            14
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                                                                              Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                                              (34 reviews)
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                                                                              • 4 BR
                                                                              • 3 BA
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                                                                              • Sleeps 10
                                                                              Farmhouse #85073
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                                                                              Viewed 44 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                Excellent! 4.5/5
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                                                                                Apartment #8173452
                                                                                18
                                                                                Viewed 41 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                  Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                                                                  Apartment #1917866
                                                                                  8
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                                                                                    Apartment #6508772
                                                                                    4
                                                                                    Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                      • 2 BR
                                                                                      • 2 BA
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                                                                                      House #1236823a
                                                                                      23
                                                                                        Exceptional! 5/5
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                                                                                        • 1 BA
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                                                                                        House #8164864
                                                                                        22
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                                                                                          Apartment #6492671
                                                                                          2
                                                                                          Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                            (15 reviews)
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                                                                                            • 2 BR
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                                                                                            Apartment #1845448
                                                                                            15
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                                                                                              • Studio
                                                                                              • 1 BA
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                                                                                              Apartment #6970465
                                                                                              1
                                                                                              Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                                (11 reviews)
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                                                                                                • 2 BR
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                                                                                                Apartment #8085753
                                                                                                11
                                                                                                Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                  Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                                                                  (11 reviews)
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                                                                                                  • 4 BR
                                                                                                  • 4 BA
                                                                                                  • Sleeps 9
                                                                                                  Villa #8037571
                                                                                                  11
                                                                                                  Viewed 37 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                    Excellent! 4.6/5
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                                                                                                    • 1 BR
                                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                                    • Sleeps 3
                                                                                                    Apartment #8080234
                                                                                                    5
                                                                                                    Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                      Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                                                      (19 reviews)
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                                                                                                      • 2 BR
                                                                                                      • 2 BA
                                                                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                      Villa #8103924
                                                                                                      19
                                                                                                      Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                       

                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Very comfortable, great location

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      This was our 3rd time renting in Frigiliana and as before I tried to research as much as possible before deciding on this property. The locality was great with an added bonus of a really good restaurant virtually next door. There is also a couple of small shops a few minutes walk for fresh croissants for breakfast. The appartment itself was very adequate with the added bonus of newly fitted air conditioning (thanks Paul) which meant comfortable nights as well. For those wanting self catering, the kitchen was well equipped. Both bedrooms had comfortable beds with plenty of wardrobe space. The balcony was great, and the sun would be on it from morning till dusk. This was great for alfresco lunch or pre dinner drink before going out. We also used the pool a few times and we felt that the water temperature was heaven about 5pm after a hot day out. The owner Paul was always ready to help as well as Karen who looks after the property. Frigiliana still retains it's charm and I'm sure we will be returning soon.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jul 16, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jun 2017

                                                                                                      Remarkable - lovely home from home

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Friendly greeting and welcome pack in situ which was marvellous! Very comfortable and close to amenities including bars and restaurants. Everything has been thought of for a very comfortable stay. The hosts were helpful, friendly and very knowledgeable of the local area. We will be going back and would highly recommend this to anybody wanting to find somewhere with character, charm and history.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jul 10, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jun 2017