About Maro

Maro Costa del Sol

Maro Costa del Sol

The small town of Maro is part of the municipality of Nerja Costa del Sol, lying 3 kilometres to the east on the coast with a population of 800. The parish church of Señora de las Maravillas and the Sugar Factory are both 18th century. Maro has a small but beautiful beach set in a cove, accessed via a road winding down the cliffs. For anyone interested in snorkelling, the waters off this beach offer one of the better areas in the region with a diversity of sealife.

This delightful village houses a thriving farming community and is surrounded by lush farmland. Oxen can still be seen ploughing the fields and the backdrop of both the sea and the mountains create a picture which must be so rare in these times it is simply not to be missed.

The village itself has the feel of a bygone era with traditional white washed houses and narrow streets. Locals go about their business with almost no tourism.

We would recommend a visit to this beautiful village on your way back from the Nerja caves which are just up the road from Maro village. 

The pictures below of Maro provide an insight in to the tranquility.......

Maro Costa del Sol