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Where to find the best beaches near Frigiliana

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The fusion between the history impregnated in the narrow streets and the closeness of the best beaches near Frigiliana create a unique experience. Discover the cultural richness of the white village and let Visitanddo.com guide you to the best beaches, making your visit to Frigiliana a complete and balanced experience between the mountains and the sea. Get ready to explore the best of both worlds in this magical corner of Andalusia!

Frigiliana, one of the the most beautiful white villages of the Axarquia in AndaluciaFrigiliana, stands as a living testimony to the rich history and authenticity of the region. However, despite its proximity to the glittering Costa del Sol, Frigiliana has no beaches of its own. But don't worry, we're here to guide you to the best coastal gems that are just a short drive from this charming Andalusian corner.

From Visitanddo.com, we provide you with a detailed guide to the best beaches within easy reach of Frigiliana. Whether you prefer the liveliness of the busiest beaches or the tranquillity of hidden coves, you will find something for everyone. Dive into the crystal clear waters of the Mediterranean, relax on the warm sand under the Andalusian sun and enjoy the sea breeze that caresses the coast.

Where is Frigiliana?

excursion to nerja and frigiliana from malaga FRIGILIANA

First of all, where is Frigiliana? Frigiliana is located almost 60km from Malaga city and 97km from Granada. In the Sierra de Almijara, this white village rises above the valley of the river Higuerón, offering spectacular views from the viewpoints of Frigiliana of the landscape and the Mediterranean Sea in the distance.

Frigiliana's proximity to the Costa del Sol, with its warm, sunny climate, makes it an ideal destination for those who wish to explore the best beaches in Frigiliana while enjoying the authenticity and charm of an Andalusian village. About 6 kilometres north of Nerja, Frigiliana is accessible and well connected, making it easy to combine exploring the village with excursions to the nearby beaches.

3 Beaches near Frigiliana

Burriana Beach -Nerja

Burriana beach

Frigiliana has no beaches of its ownneighbouring Nerja is home to the famous Burriana Beach. With its wide expanse of golden sand and a variety of amenities such as water sports like snorkelling, kayaking and paddle surfing, this beach is ideal for a full day in the Mediterranean sun. You can even visit the beaches of Carabeo and Carabeillo which are located close to the famous Balcon de Europa in Nerja.

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Maro Beach

beaches of frigiliana maro

A few minutes drive from Frigiliana, the beach of Maro is the perfect place to enjoy the sea. a corner of paradise in the Maro-Cerro Gordo Cliffs Nature Reserve. Crystal clear waters, breathtaking cliffs and the tranquillity of this beach make it a perfect getaway for those seeking a natural and serene environment.

La Herradura Beach

la herradura beach

For those who wish to explore a little further west, Playa de la Herradura offers a beautiful bay with calm waters and a relaxed atmosphere. Perfect for swimming, snorkelling and enjoying the panoramic views of the coastline.

Frigiliana in the natural park sierra de Tejeda Almijara y Alhama

sierra de Tejeda Almijara y Alhama La Maroma

Frigiliana is situated in the foothills of this natural park, which covers a vast expanse of mountains, gorges and ravines. Sierra de Tejeda, Almijara y Alhama, declared a natural park in 1999is home to a variety of fauna and flora, offering visitors a unique opportunity to immerse themselves in a spectacular natural environment shared by the province of Malaga and the province of Granada.

We recommend the following route in the Sierras de Tejeda, Almijara y Alhama Natural Park

The natural park boasts an extensive network of trails that meander through breathtaking scenery. From Frigiliana, hiking enthusiasts can venture on routes that take them through pine forests, steep gorges and lookout points that offer a variety of views of the surrounding countryside. panoramic views of the Mediterranean.

One of the highest peaks in the province of Malaga is in this area and is accessible from Frigiliana, the path to the peak of La Maroma from the recreational area of El RobledalThis is a route of high difficulty, but you can also go and spend the day in the lower area before the start of the different trails to climb it.

Excursions to Nerja and Frigiliana from Málaga

excursion nerja & frigiliana from malaga

If you are short of time and want to discover Nerja and Frigiliana for a day.

This tour of Nerja and Frigiliana from Malaga includes:

  • Transport to and from Málaga & Costa del Sol
  • English and Spanish speaking guide during the coach trips and excursion.
  • Free time in Frigiliana
  • A glass of wine and tapas in Frigiliana
  • Free time in Nerja

Frigiliana presents itself as a unique destination that combines the rich cultural heritage of a white Andalusian village with the possibility of enjoying the spectacular beaches that the Costa del Sol has to offer, due to its proximity to the coast of Nerja.

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