For lovers of rural tourism, Nerja also offers natural areas of great beauty where besides enjoying wonderful views; you can also practice sports activities such as hiking. We are talking about the Natural Area of Maro-Cerro-Gordo whose main attractions are the cliffs that surround the coastline along 12 kilometers and which is interspersed with beautiful beaches and small coves. An almost virgin place that has retained its natural essence despite of the urban boom in the last decades. The perfect place to enjoy the beach and spectacular views without the bustle of tourism that usually occurs in the summer months.
If you decide to visit this area, you should know that the Hostel Azahara has a privileged position, being also one of the cheapest hostels in Nerja. You can reach the Maro-Cerro Gordo in just 20 minutes driving. You can enjoy the benefits of being in the heart of the city and get quickly through the National 340 to the beaches of Maro, also very close to the Cave of Nerja.
But besides being able to visit the beaches, the stay in our budget hostel will give you the opportunity for hiking trails through the nature reserve and discover the charms of one of the most beautiful areas of southern Andalusia. In addition there are a variety of routes with different levels of difficulty and length of journey, of which you can choose the most appropriate depending on if you come on holiday with your children, your friends or even with your pets. If you prefer, you can also do cycling, ATV, motorcycle or horseback-riding. At Hostel Azahara we can give you all the information you need.
But our budget hostel in Nerja is also a perfect place for diving lovers as you will find a real paradise in the Natural Park of Maro-Cerro Gordo. Diving into the crystal clear waters of its beaches is a real treat, being able to observe marine species closely, breathtaking beauty of corals, caves and steep funds. The extensive Posidonia`s meadows, corals and sponges involve a show that you can`t miss if you have the opportunity to spend a few days in our hostel in Nerja. Yes, it is usually necessary to apply for a special permit from the Ministry of Environment.
The Natural Park of Maro-Cerro Gordo stands as one of the biggest attractions of the area that rural tourism lovers can not miss; especially those who like adventure sports and travel in a more alternative way. So if you decide to spend your next vacation in the city, choose a budget hostel in Nerja like ours to stretch your budget and to choose from a variety of leisure activities offered by the town. You will not find a cheaper hostel in Nerja to stay at that also meets the standards of comfort and service like Hostal Azahara.