Ferrara Playa – Torrox Costa
Ferrara Playa is a very large, ‘blue flag’ beach in Torrox Costa, Torrox Promenade. It’s a sandy beach, over 2 kilometres long and, on average, about 30 metres wide. Very popular in the summer months. At one end of the promenade, which stretches the entire length of the beach, you have the lighthouse, ‘El Faro’. Along the promenade itself you have a number of bars, restaurants and other shops.
Playa el Morche – El Morche
El Morche forms part of the municipality of Torrox and is at the western end of Torrox Costa. The beach, which flies the prestigious EU Blue Flag, is fine sand, about 1200 metres long and, on average, about 40 metres wide. Very popular in the summer months. There is a paved promenade, which runs parallel to the N-340, and there are several beach bars to grab a drink and a bite to eat. The westernmost end is known as ‘El Cenicero’ as it was where the inshore fishermen used to carry out their repair work. Amazing really, as El Cenicero translates as The Ashtray. Local fishermen still use the beach to park their boats, winching them up the sand. There are beach bars and other eateries along the promenade, with the town itself only a stone’s throw away where there is quite a wide choice.
Playa Burriana – Nerja
Burriana Beach is a very lively beach on the East side of Nerja. There are sun beds, lots of restaurants, coffee bars and Dive schools where you can do a dive course, single dives, boat dives and snorkel trips.
Between December and May you can enjoy the slopes of the Sierra Nevada. A wonderful ski-resort just 1,5 hour drive away from Torrox. It has a total length of 106,8 marked pistes with 21 lifts. – Tracks orientation: Northwest – Minimal height: 2.100 m. – Maximal height: 3.300 m. – Vertical drop: 1.200 m. – Total length km of marked pistes: 106,8 Km – Surface prepared: 383’2812 Ha Total of tracks: 124 – Green runs (very easy): 19 – Blue runs (easy): 41 – Red runs (hards): 50 – Black runs (very difficult): 7 – Snow park: 7