El Playazo

  • El Playazo Beach - Nerja Beaches
  • El Playazo Beach - Nerja Beaches
  • El Playazo Beach - Nerja Beaches

2250 meters

20 meters








Blue flag



City bus


El Playazo beach in Nerja is the largest beach in the town. It is located at the western end of Nerja and is on the outskirts of the city. As it is far from the city centre it is not as crowded. Even in season you can find a place to enjoy the beaches of Nerja and the Costa del Sol.

Do you want to see sugar plantations? In El Playazo you will find sugar cane plantations and small farms. You can see hills in the background that give it a particular charm, it is one of the most popular beaches of Nerja and where more nerjeños come.

On the beach of El Playazo of Nerja the night of San Juan is especially noteworthy. On the night of 23rd and 24th June a popular festival is organised on this beach to celebrate this day. Many visitors come to this part of the Nerja coast.

On the beach of El Playazo of Nerja you will find cafes and restaurants. Furthermore, it will not be difficult to park, as it has its own free car park.

El Playazo is a recommended space for families and is located in the urban area. It has an extension of 1700 metres and is approximately 30 metres wide. The sand is dark and thick.

El Playazo beach has 4 beach bars: Chiringuito Mauri, Merendero Pepe Mesa, Oasis and El Varadero.

During the summer months El Playazo has a security service.

Situation of the El Playazo

Services of the El Playazo



Litter bins

Cleaning service



Nautical rentals

Nautical area


Water Sports

Children’s playground

Sports zone

One thing you didn't know about El Playazo

Sometimes, during the summer season, concerts are held.