The best beach in Nerja. That’s how some people think of it. It is a central beach, close to everything. But it is a small beach that in summer becomes smaller. Because many people visit it :-)
La Torrecilla beach, in Nerja, is located at the western end of Nerja. This beach is one of the best beaches. Fully equipped and with services of all kinds for the visitor. This beach has been awarded the Blue Flag. See here the Nerja beaches with Blue flags.
Sand or pebble beach?
This beach is made up of dark sand and pebbles, it is 300 meters long that you can go for a short walk. It has a promenade to stroll or walk. You can also enjoy the crystal clear waters that characterize Nerja.
Access to Torrecilla beach, Nerja
Torrecilla beach is an easily accessible beach that has different alternatives to reach it: a total of five entrances, one at each end and others in the intervals between them. You can access through Playa del Chucho, Escalera de Color, through Calle de Apartamentos Torrecilla, from the Hotel Riu Monica or through Plaza de los Cangrejos.
A beach library in Torrecilla Beach
This is fantastic, in some seasons of the year you can find and enjoy this service. A kind of beach library, where you can borrow a book to read while you enjoy your day, providing only some type of identification. There are books in different languages such as English, German, French or Italian. You can donate your book when you finish your vacation. This service also exists on the Burriana and Salón beaches.
SERVICES of Torrecilla Beach
- Restaurants and beach bars
- Access adapted for disabled people
- Rescue equipment
- Rental of hammocks, deckchairs and parasols
- Showers and public toilets
- Torrecilla Apartments
Restaurants on Torrecilla Beach
On the beach we can find the Cobos Restaurant next to the Torre and the Color Staircase, the Riu Monica hotel restaurant, and the Playa Torrecilla Restaurant next to the Plaza de Los Cangrejos. If you are looking for a greater number of restaurants you can continue walking to the street above, where we find numerous restaurants such as Sal Y Pimienta, Jamaica and Dulce Casa. Or walk through the square where we can enjoy Bamboo, Vitaliano, Maria Bonita or Mirasol among others. You can see where to eat in Nerja here – The best restaurants in Nerja
HOW TO GET TO Torrecilla beach, Nerja
It is very easy to get to Torrecilla beach. If you are already in Nerja. head north towards Av. de Pescia / N-340, taking that exit. Then continue along Calle San Miguel and take Calle Castilla Pérez towards Calle Torrecilla. You will arrive at the Plaza de Los Cangrejos.
From downtown Malaga, head towards the A-7 in the direction of Av. Alcalde Antonio Villasclaras. Take exit 292 from the A-7. You will enter through the old road, through the Roman bridge. Now you will have to turn right, take Calle Castilla Pérez towards Calle Torrecilla in Nerja and you will arrive at Plaza de Los Cangrejos.
Observation: We recommend you to walk. Or look for parking in the area. Here you can see some parking areas in Nerja. – Nerja Parking –
🅿 Torrecilla beach parking. Where to park?
If you come in summer. It is difficult to park on Torrecilla beach. You can look for accommodation in the area or look for an official parking, or public parking. The Balcon de Europa car park is only a 5/10 minute walk away. If you are looking for a private parking. You can reserve a guarded parking lot or a private garage for several days or weeks.
Apartments in Playa Torrecilla
On this beach we can find many apartments for direct rental with the owner or managed by local agencies. If you are looking for an apartment in Torrecilla beach, we recommend you send an email and we recommend the best apartments in Torrecilla beach.
Hotels on Torrecilla Beach
The Hotel Riu Monica and Hotel Perla Marina are the closest hotels to Torrecilla beach. You can book a room at the best price directly and stay on the beachfront. The RIU hotel has direct access to Torrecilla beach, and a swimming pool with sea views. The Perla Marina hotel is on the beach next door. (El Chuho beach). But only 200 meters from Torrecilla beach. Both are fantastic hotels with a long history in Nerja. Good service and quality.
🏄♀️ Surfing at Torrecilla Beach
Torrecilla beach along with El Chucho is par excellence the beach where young people and surfers practice this sport when there is a swell.