Visit Nerja - the Jewel of the Costa

The complete online guide to Nerja for tourists & residents.

Nerja has become the Costa del Sol’s number one destination for the discerning traveler. Pretty, charming and tranquil, Nerja has something for everyone!

Want to find the best hotels, apartments and villas in Nerja? The best way to get to Nerja? Options of getting to Nerja by Taxi Transfer, Public Transport and more. Which sights are a must see? Which beaches are right for you and your family?  What is the local nightlife like? What activities are there and how can we Nerja has an amazing average of 300 days of wonderful sunshine and the sea temperature is often over 20°C even in November! keep the kids busy? Find the answers right here, before you visit Nerja. Check out our advice on superb tapas bars, the type of food on offer in restaurants, local fiestas and much more.

Nerja, on the eastern Costa del Sol, is a seaside resort of sandy coves sheltered by the impressive Sierra de Almijara mountains and often referred to as ‘The Jewel of the Costa del Sol’. A temperate climate means that Nerja is a great place to visit at any time of year. There are plenty of things to do and see in and around Nerja. The beaches are varied and many with crystal clear water, ideal for bathing throughout the summer and even in the winter with Temperatures of around 20°C  in November.

So many people have fallen in love with Nerja. Come and be one of them!

Latest Nerja News


A good day of fishing in Nerja

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Recently the Nerja Yacht Club held its latest fishing contest the “Fondo de Pesca” attracting 20 boats to participate in what is fast becoming an annual attraction.   The contest  lasted 5 hours starting at 09:00am. Then, in the “Moyano” picnic area of Playazo, each boat weighed in its catch before sitting down to a meal of traditional migas and …

A night of Jazz Fusion


Yin Jazz comprising musicians Jesús Mata, on sax; Roberto Joya, on drums, Pedro Arcusa, on bass, and, Ian Arthur, on piano Yin Jazz offers an interesting take on modern jazz.   Lovers of this musical style will be treated to a fusion of sound that incorporates jazz, funk, soul, flamenco and Latin beats. Venue: Centro Cultural Villa de Nerja, Calle …

New Mega Yacht Marina planned for Malaga

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Bids are now being accepted for a mega-yacht marina to be built at the Marques de Guadiaro dock in Malaga’s port.   Interested investors have three months to put their proposals forward with a maximum allowed bid fixed at 9.5 million euros. The new marina will comprise a 770-metre pier with mooring facilities for up to 40 vessels that range …

Exploration game for families to make a self-guided tour of Nerja


The Nerja Department of Tourism has announced their initiative for promoting family tourism in the town of Nerja.   Marco Topo, is an educational exploration game for families with children.  Kind of like a scavenger hunt but with historic and notable places rather than clues, families are encouraged to go out and discover Nerja while having a good time. The …

Caminito del Rey seeks UNESCO World Heritage status

caminito del rey

Andalucía’s Caminito del Rey walkway has gotten one step closer to becoming a UNESCO World Heritage Site after provincial government leaders approved launching a bid to gain UNESCO status.   The provincial council has agreed to put together a working committee with the help of local town halls before sending a proposal to Madrid. The provincial council has also proposed …

What's On in Nerja and nearby


The Cultural Centre Villa de Nerja celebrates 20 years

With this initial concert began what has come to be known as “the week of open doors”, a time when local musicians and performers can take to the stage and showcase their talents.   Now 20 years on and over two thousand shows later the Villa de Nerja Cultural Centre is celebrating the event by holding a concert by the …

Marty Elkins Jazz Trío

Born in Jersey City, New Jersey, Marty Elkins grew up listening to soul stations broadcasting out of New York City, and the late night R&B shows like Jocko’s Rocket Ship.    Later while at college in Boston, Marty came across a copy of Billie Holiday’s “Lady in Satin” and instantly fell in love with jazz, a theme which is reinforced …

Ocean Boulevard- Eric Clapton Tribute

The 1974 album 461 Ocean Boulevard was Clapton’s first release after recovering from a three-year addiction to heroin and features the Bob Marley and the Wailers cover “I Shot the Sheriff.”   After overcoming his drug addiction Clapton realized that he had wasted three years of his life just watching television while getting out of shape and decided to take …

New Photo Exhibition for Nerja Market Hall

Born in Malaga in 1966, Pozo realized at a young age he had a  passion for travelling and taking photos “I see life in black and white and that is why they are all those tones”, explained the photographer. The travelling spirit of the artist has been captured in photographs where “the essence of what is found on the other …

Tango Nights

Classically trained and influenced by jazz, Fernando Egozcue brings his own interpretation of the world-renowned dance that originated in lower-class districts of Buenos Aires in the late 19th century.   Together with Claudio Constantini on the bandoneón and the choreography of dancers, Rebeca & Guillermo, the ensemble aims to create a show full of technique and feeling.   Tickets for …