The beaches that line the coast to the east of Malaga are some of southern Spain's finest.
Things To Do Nearby
From white villages high up in the mountains to golden sand beaches, there’s so much to see and do in the Axarquia, the area surrounding Velez-Malaga.
This is best route up the highest mountain in Malaga province - La Maroma.
There are a couple of excellent golf courses within a short drive of Velez.
Whether you're a serious cyclist or just a weekend hobbyist the terrain is ideal for all levels.
Velez's waterpark makes for an amazing alternative to the beach and fun for all the family.
Horses are part and parcel of rural life in Andalucia. You can go for a beach ride, mountain hack or lessons near Velez-Malaga.
The seaside town of Torre del Mar has the second largest population within Axarquia but a fluctuating one as well.
From high up in the mountains to the coast, the Axarquia region has countless villages and towns that are worth a visit.
Soak up the sun and the views by foot and explore the Axarquia's nature, wildlife and culture.
The once infamous Caminito del Rey is now open to the public, and is breathtakingly beautiful.
One of the Axarquia's most popular summer walks runs up the Chillar river near Nerja.