Car hire in Nerja
Car hire in Nerja
Nerja is a coastal town located around 65km from Malaga airport along the N-340 highway. It is a popular destination for those who want to enjoy a break in the sun and soak up the culture of Spain. The town is often referred to as the Jewel of the Costa del Sol because it retains its much of its original fishing village feel.
What I need to know
It is easy to hire a car in Nerja as a number of hire companies operate in the area. The Holiday Autos site can help find the best care rental services in Nerja. In addition, you can benefit from no card booking fees and 24/7 customer service support.
Where to pick up my car
One of the best options could be to pick up your hire care at Malaga airport. Several car hire companies have offices at the Spanish airport. The car hire desks can be found on the ground floor arrivals area of terminal three - close to the baggage collection.
“The pick-up was easy, it took 5 minutes from arriving at the desk to driving out the car, and the return took even less time.”
Where to go
There is plenty to see in and around Nerja, including large areas of Andalucian countryside with numerous Pueblos Blancos (white villages) nestled amongst the mountains.
Just a short drive from Nerja is the famous Cueves de Nerja. These stunning underground caverns are adorned with stalagmites, stalactites and tall columns. The attraction is also home to the world’s widest column - the Sala del Cataclismo - measuring 32 metres high. As well as the caves, there is also a restaurant, museum and gift shop.
From Nerja it is a three-hour drive to the city of Seville - the capital and largest city of Andalusia. Seville is of great historic importance and its old town has three UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Other attractions also include its harbor - which is perfect during a warm summer day.
Eating and drinking
Nerja has a fabulous bar culture, meaning there is always somewhere to grab a cold drink. In addition, it is worth trying some tapas to taste various flavours of the region. Many of the restaurants in Nerja have a strong emphasis on seafood – not surprisingly seeing the sea is close by.
Things to do
There are more than nine kilometres of beaches close to Nerja, so there is plenty of opportunity to explore the lovely areas on offer. While there are plenty of large sandy areas, Nerja can also offer secluded coves to discover, as well as warm waters to relax in.
A more unusual way of getting a tour of Nerja is to hire a horse-drawn carriage. Must sees include the 17th Century Church of El Salvador and the Gardens of Capistrano Playa. Nerja enjoys around 3,500 hours of sunshine every year – so the perfect weather for sightseeing.