Visit Nerja - the Jewel of the Costa

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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!

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Spain calls for a ban on alcohol sales at airports and on flights

ban on alcohol sales at airports

If you are off to Spain on holiday you may have to wait until you get there in order to have a drink. Fed up with having to deal with drunken passengers Spanish authorities are calling for a ban on the sale of alcohol at airports and on flights. Leaders in the tourism industry say that “courage and ambition” are …

Film Company looking for extras to audition in Malaga

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The production crew is looking for men and woman aged between 16 and 90 to appear as extras in the new series. Roles include waiters and waitresses, martial art experts, athletes, security staff, DJ’s and people of African and Romani heritage. The film company ModExpor are holding auditions in Malaga on Sunday for people looking to work as extras in …

Antonio Banderas to open Malaga theatre and star in A Chorus Line

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Spanish actor, Antonio Banderas, has kept his promise by opening a theatre in his home city of Malaga. His new venture in the Costa del Sols capital is called the Teatro de Soho CaixaBank and will open this autumn with the Broadway-hit  A Chorus Line. The new theatre is to be located in the Teatro Alameda following a major renovation …

Spanish doctors perform a groundbreaking operation on a patient with stage 4 cancer

a place in the sun filming in Spain

For the first time in history, Spanish doctors have performed surgery on a patient with Stage 4 pancreatic cancer. Previously considered inoperable, Surgeons at the Vall d’Hebron Hospital in Barcelona were able to operate successfully on a patient with terminal pancreatic cancer. The surgery involves a pioneering new technique which perforates the tumour allowing the cancerous cells to be burned …

Meet the stars of Channel 5’s “Bargain Loving Brits in the Sun”

UK reality tv Costa del Sol

Any British citizen who has upped sticks for sunny Spain knows that there is a mixed bunch of expats living on the Costa del Sol who are never short of a tale or two. Some of those wonderful personalities have been opening up to Channel 5’s Bargain Loving Brits in the Sun. First up were pensioners Jo and Jan who …

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A Night of Flamenco in Nerja

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If you’re looking for night out in Nerja where you can watch flamenco and get a real taste of this authentic dancing, then these talented artists have just the show for you. The first member of the show, José Cortés was born in Granada in 1984. Ever since he was a child he excelled dancing at parties with the family, where …

The Beach Boys come to the Costa del Sol

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Marbella’s Starlight Festival has lined up an impressive group of performers for this year’s concert series that includes the Beach Boys, Maluma, Il Divo and Supertramp’s Roger Hodgson. Californian rock group the Beach Boys will get the music extravaganza started on July 11 at 10pm, when the will take the stage to perform their hit songs that defined the 1960s …

Great night out at the concert in Nerja

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If you are looking for a great night out and enjoy classical music with a twist look no further than the Nerja Cultural Centre for tangos to fall in love. Performed by the Chamber Orchestra Promúsica de Málaga,  a group of young and brilliant musicians from different Andalusian provinces who will present the works of Astor Piazzolla. Born in Buenos …

Bob Dylan comes to the Costa del Sol

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World-renowned singer/songwriter Bob Dylan will bring his legendary talent to Spain in 2019 as part of his Neverending Tour that started in 1988.   Cramming in 100 performances a year the now 77-year-old musician will kick off his Spanish tour in Pamplona on April 25th before moving on to Bilbao, Gijon, Santiago, Sevilla, Fuengirola and Murcia, before rounding off the …

Why not experience a bit of Flamenco on your holiday?

Antonio Guerra perfoms in Nerja

If your on holiday in Nerja and are wanting somewhere to take your friends or family for a night out why not treat then to a flamenco show at the Nerja Cultural Centre.   Dancer and choreographer Antonio Guerra presents his new flamenco show, betting on a new format that gives prominence to all the artists Involved. Voice, guitar, violin, …