Paraje Natural Acantilados de Maro-Cerro Gordo

The Paraje Natural Acantilados de Maro-Cerro Gordo is a hidden gem along the Costa Tropical. This natural wonder is a stretch of rugged coastline, nestled between Maro in Málaga and Cerro Gordo in Granada.

Here, you’ll find dramatic cliffs that plunge into the azure Mediterranean sea, creating a mesmerizing backdrop for any visitor. The crystal-clear waters are perfect for snorkeling and discovering a vibrant underwater world.

Explorers will be delighted by the numerous walking trails that wind through the coastal landscape, offering breathtaking views at every turn. Keep an eye out for unique flora and fauna that call this place home.

For history enthusiasts, there are remnants of ancient watchtowers and fortifications, giving a glimpse into the area’s maritime past. And if you’re lucky, you might even spot dolphins or sea turtles swimming in the sparkling waters.

Whether you’re seeking adventure, relaxation, or a bit of both, Paraje Natural Acantilados de Maro-Cerro Gordo is a slice of paradise waiting to be explored. It’s a haven for nature lovers and a must-visit for anyone looking to experience the raw beauty of the Costa Tropical.

Information points

Beaches in Almuñecar Cantarrijan

Punto de información de la playa de Cantarriján
Location: Playa Cantarrijan, Almuñécar (granada)
Email: Cantarrijan.amaya@juntadeandalucia.es
Telephone: 958145200

Top hiking trails

Hiking in Maro Cerro Gordo

The trail begins in Maro, leading towards the Granada coast on the N-340 road. Along the “Sendero Bajada al Cañuelo,” hikers encounter diverse flora, historical landmarks like the Torre del Pino, and scenic spots such as Cañuelo Beach. The descent offers views of iconic landmarks like Peñón del Fraile and Caleta de la Risa. From elevated points like Cerro de la Caleta and various viewpoints, particularly Maro-Cerro Gordo and Cerro Gordo Tower, one can relish breathtaking panoramic vistas of Cañuelo Beach, Cala de las Doncellas, and the picturesque La Herradura Bay, making the journey truly memorable for nature and scenery enthusiasts. Click here to see more details.

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