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Alternative to Nerja nearby

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Alternative to Nerja nearby

Hi after reading all of the adverse comments we think we will have to go elsewhere for our holiday as swimming is so important.

So what resorts within an hour of Malaga would you recommend, good beaches, restaurants, not too spoiled?

Tony

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1. Re: Alternative to Nerja nearby

La Herradura, La Carihuela (part of Torremolinos), Calahonda are all worth looking at. All three are known for their beaches and restaurants, and all three are very popular with Malagueños.

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2. Re: Alternative to Nerja nearby

KIRKY:

El Rincon de la Victoria has very good beaches and there are many inexpensive restaurants there. Completely Spanish.

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3. Re: Alternative to Nerja nearby

Hi Kirky,

It really depends if you want completely Spanish or somewhere that has the Spanish feel yet you would be OK speaking "Spanglish" or English?

La Carihuela would tick your boxes i would think. Lovely beaches and clean sea etc, some great beach restaurants with fresh fish (sardines) being cooked outside, the smell is just divine.

I think there are only a couple of British Bars/cafe's, the rest are Spanish, Dutch, other European.

The village itself is pedestrianised and it's all on the flat, so no cobbled steep streets or hills to navigate, and it's VERY clean and safe too.

Finally it's only 20 mins transfer from the Airport.

If you have any further questions on the area, feel free to ask.

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4. Re: Alternative to Nerja nearby

La Carihuela is nice, but its a little misleading to call it a "village".

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5. Re: Alternative to Nerja nearby

It is generally referred to as 'the village' or 'el barrio' though, a bit like Hampstead Village in London or Clifton Village in Bristol. Perhaps 'village that is part of a greater urban area' is a bit too much of a mouthful.

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6. Re: Alternative to Nerja nearby

Consider Torrox Costa as an alternative.

http://www.turismotorrox.es/home/index/1/en

ati
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7. Re: Alternative to Nerja nearby

By the way, kirky, did you get your refunds?

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