The Cliffs of Maro-Cerro Gordo are a Natural Area located between the towns of Nerja, in the province of Málaga and Almuñécar of the province of Granada,. It is declared as ZEPIM (Specially Protected Area of Importance for the Mediterranean) Importance. It consists of a series of coves and cliffs up to 250 m of altitude, formed by foothills of the Sierras de Tejeda, Almijara and Alhama, eroded by the waves of the sea. In the same geological complex, is the Cueva de Nerja situated, even if the delimitation of Natural Place. Highlights include the beaches of Las Alberquillas, Cala del Cañuelo, both in Malaga, and Cantarriján situated in Granada which is a nude beach.