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La Herradura beach is four minutes by car and 10 minutes by foot and for the brave, under 2 minutes by mountain bike! The Marina beach is sandy, secluded, clean and quiet. The La Herradura beach has beach-side restaurants and bars and has pedalos, canoes, water-skiing and wind-surfing available. Nerja beach - a 12 min drive away has a golden, sandy beach which is great for children and building sand-castles. All beaches in the area have the coveted 'blue flag' awards for cleanliness.


Golf is available at Malaga which is approximately 50 minutes drive away.


Sierra Nevada ski resort is only 60 minutes away and offers extensive and challenging skiing with plenty of apres-ski bars and restaurants. Ideal for all the family. Please contact  the owner for website addresses.

Special interest holidays

La Herradura and Nerja are famous for their underwater caves and this has led to many sub-aqua diving clubs operating in the Herradura and Marina del Este. The bay and surrounding area have been designated a marine reserve. Sailing boat hire and speed boat hire, both with and without crew are available from the marina. In addition, a short drive takes you up into the mountains where there are numerous walks and traditional white villages to visit.


Malaga airport is a short 50 min drive away along the N340 Mediterranean Autovista. Granada airport is 60 minutes away. Gibralter airport is 2 hours drive away. A car is essential for this property.


La Herradura village is 4 minutes drive. Marina del Este is 3 minutes drive. Nerja is 10 minutes drive, Almunecar is 10 minutes drive. Motril is 20 minutes drive. Malaga is 50 minutes, Granada is 60 minutes, Marbella is 90 minutes, Gibralter is 120 minutes and Puerto Banus the world famous marina is 100 minutes drive. Las Alpujarras mountain range is 40 minutes. The world famous, 'ninth wonder of the world', the Alambra Palace is 50 minutes drive away.

Further details

Water sports, tennis, walking, sailing, horse riding and hang gliding are some of the many activities that are available. Granada, Las Alpujarras Mountains and the Sierra Nevada are all within easy travelling distance. The nearest town, Almunecar, is 3 miles east and Nerja is 10 miles west. La Herradura offers everything you need for a first rate holiday with Malaga or Granada Airport just 50 mins away. In La Herradura you will find banks, supermarkets, beach side restaurants and bars, a language school

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