Nerja, Costa del Sol sits beautifully along the southern Spanish Mediterranean coast. With a rich history dating back to ancient Roman times, the city offers a picturesque and peaceful vacationing area. Many travelers find Nerja holiday rentals to be the most convenient accommodation, as it allows people to have all the comforts of a home away from home. A Nerja rental allows visitors to enjoy the beautiful scenery without the stress related to hotel lodging.
While in Nerja there are many activities for tourists. The stunning coast offers the natural options of swimming, sunbathing, and water activities. For those looking for a break from this routine there are also several excursion opportunities that offer e chance to see even more of the area and enjoy all that the region has to offer.
For those travelers who wish simply to see more of the country, there are many different two or three day tours that will pick up passengers in Costa Del Sol and bring them to major cities and towns in Spain such as Madrid, Ronda, Granada, Toledo, or Seville. It is a wonderful way to take in Spain while still spending the majority of the time on the coast.
Others may desire instead to take day trips from the base in Nerja. One popular excursion is the city of Seville. Seville boasts breathtaking architecture such as a World Heritage recognized cathedral, the Alcazar Fort, the Metropol Parasol, and the Plaza de España. This day tour will allow travellers to explore beautiful pieces of Spanish history.
Another great adventure may be to Ronda and the Tajo Gorge. Ronda is situated along a magnificent river gorge name El Tajo. Even before beginning to explore the many sites the area has to offer, people fall in love the breathtaking natural beauty of the gorge. In town there are cathedrals that date from the fifteenth century such as the Church of the Holy Spirit. It is also home to the oldest bull ring in the country, where many important bullfighting historical events took place. There is now a museum which houses artifacts and memorabilia from the time period.
Spain also offers very easy trips across the water to Morocco. Visitors need simply to take a ferry. A day trip to Tangiers, Morocco will allow travelers to explore another world. They can visit bazaars in town, try local foods and visit a range of notable sites. There are grand mosques, beautiful churches, and ancient palaces such as Dar el Makhzen and the Ancien Palais du Mendoub. In the major tourist centers it is also possible to find speakers of Spanish or English.
For those British travelers who find themselves feeling a bit homesick, they can cross the boarder into Gibraltar, the British territory. This area accepts British currency and has duty free shopping. There are tours of the city and the majestic Rock of Gibraltar itself. Do not forget to explore the Saint Michael caves as well. They form a natural room within the rock that is often used for various performances and concerts.
There are many amazing excursions that can be made from Nerja, Costa del Sol. Whether one traveler wants to see as much of the area as possible, using the tours of Spain and the opportunity to visit Morocco or another just wants to use a cooler day to take advantage of some duty free shopping in the British territory next door, there is truly something for everyone. Deciding to remain on the southern Spanish beach, lounging in a well equipped Nerja holiday rental is never a bad option either.