Burriana Beach It is the most tourist beach in Nerja. The beach that receives the most visitors (par excellence). Burriana beach is a large beach with coarse sand, located at the eastern end of Nerja.
The Burriana Beach in Nerja, is usually the beach that regularly receives the «Q of Tourist Quality in Beaches». Beach with quality Q Due to its services for tourism, the wide range of restaurants, bars, hotels, apartments and shops for tourists. And for the cleanliness and quality of its waters.
The burriana beach area is not central. It is a new and modernized area. In summer it is when more influx of people has.
The access to the beach is well through a long and steep slope that descends from Pescia Avenue or from a steep winding hill from the Parador de Nerja. Either way, the route is steep and a car or taxi is a good option. Going down the hill is no problem, it’s the return trip, especially at the end of the day.
The beach is about 800 meters long and, on average, about 40 meters wide. The sea has a moderate swell and gets quite deep relatively quickly.
On the beach there are pedal boats for rent, hammock areas for rent, beach showers, playgrounds for children and beach volleyball nets.
Burriana Beach, Nerja
At the back of the beach there is the Paseo Marítimo, which extends from one end to the other, lined on one side with palm trees and on the other, the restaurants and Merenderos.
Among the restaurants are: Merendero Moreno, Merendero Montemar, Merendero Beach, José Cruz, La Barca, Merendero Ayo and Rincón de Pico. These are all large establishments with indoor and outdoor areas and most with barbecue.
Merendero Ayo, Nerja
Restaurante Ayo, run by ‘Ayo’ himself, is famous for the great paella cooked in an open fire. For about € 6 you get a good plate of paella and you can even go back for another. Although there is a lot of debate about whether this is really the «best» paella in the city, the overall atmosphere is undoubtedly one of the best. Ayo also has flamenco shows every day during the summer.
The Paseo Marítimo is called Paseo Marítimo Antonio Mercero, the name of the producer of the famous television series of the 1980s «Verano Azul», which was established in Nerja, and is widely recognized as having put the city well and really ‘in the map’. A commemorative sculpture and a director’s chair are halfway along the Paseo Marítimo.
Behind this row of restaurants is the main road that passes through the area where, on the other side, the establishments are mostly owned by foreigners, though not exclusively. There are souvenir shops, venues selling beach paraphernalia, a large supermarket open seven days a week and numerous bars and restaurants.
Albi, Burriana Beach, Nerja
Among the bars and restaurants are: Cosmopolitan, Eva Gaudí, Dancers Cafe, Bounce, Paradise Cocktail Bar, Blue Med, La Traiña, Bruxelles, La Galeria, Cafe del Mar, OLAS, The Restaurant at Burriana, El Fuego, Dancers, El King of Tapa, Albi and Chino City …, to name just a few. Many of these establishments have wide-screen TV and show all English and Spanish football matches.
This is where you will also find Costa Nerja Diving, which offers everything from diving tests to diving expeditions for experienced divers.
At the end of the beach (on the right hand side as you look out to sea) you will find all the local fishing boats.