Torrox, Costa del Sol, Spain
A quaint historical town, more sedate than it's lively neighbour of Nerja.
With the sea at your back, you'll see an impressive landscape rising up from the coast into the foothills of the Sierra de Almijara mountain range. Vineyards and olive groves blanket the slopes, dotted with whitewashed villages like Torrox.Read more about: Beaches | Things to do | Out and about | Nearby attractions | Torrox Reviews
There are a number of stunning beaches in Torrox - with soft clean sand and calm shallow waters they are ideal for children to play. One of the most popular and largest beaches is Ferrara Playa, with sun loungers for hire and good amenities close by this beach can get fairly busy in peak season so arrive early to get a spot. Playa de El Morche is another stunning beach which offers excellent facilities and is popular with families, there is also a diving centre located on the promenade.
Things to do
Away from the beaches Torrox has plenty to offer holidaymakers, families will enjoy the nearby water park as well as the many water sports on offer such as pedalos and jet skiing. The area has some lovely countryside which can be explored on foot, alternatively you can hire a bike or maybe try horse riding to see the sights.
Out and about
There are a good selection of restaurants in the resort, with everything from Spanish tapas bars to international restaurants on offer. The resort has a relaxed nightlife atmosphere, holidaymakers can relax and enjoy a quiet drink in a traditional taverna or maybe enjoy the music and fun of one of the livelier bars, karaoke bars or night clubs.
Just 20 minutes away is the popular resort of Nerja. Here visitors can take a jeep safari to explore the stunning countryside. Not to be missed when visiting Nerja is the beautiful Nerja caves. This stunning historical site is home to the worlds largest stalagmite and has huge caverns which stretch for nearly 5km.
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