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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World famous Finnish choir announces winter concerts in Malaga

Finnish choir malaga

The world famous Laulu-Miehet Choir will perform concerts this November in Malaga.   Founded in the spring of 1914 by students of the Helsinki University Chorus, the choir premiered national composer Jean Sibelius’s celebrated Jäger March on 8 December 1917 following Finland’s declaration of independence from Russia. The choir went on to perform Sibelius’s Finlandia hymn, a musical score that …

Old San Francisco market in Vélez reopens

mercado velez malaga

 After having been closed for years the Old San Francisco market in Vélez has once again opened its doors to the public.   Following an extensive reform, the newly invigorated market will feature a gastronomic and artisan workshop. Installations inside the market will include a kitchen where cookery workshops will be held as well as an audio-visual area showcasing regional …

Flamenca by Manuel Alcaide

Flamenco

Manuel Alcaide presents his latest production “Esencia” at the Nerja Cultural Centre on Saturday, September 29th 2018.   Having studied the art of flamenco in Marbella, Manuel went on to work with various flamenco troops throughout Spain and France. Manuel formed his own company of dancers and musicians in 2012. The new group debuted at El Palacio de La Paz …

The whole of Malaga province is under a yellow weather alert

rain in Nerja

Aemet, the Spanish Met Office is warning residents that over 20 litres of rain per square metre could fall in an hour over anywhere in the province this weekend.   The national weather authority issued its latest alert after 45 litres per square metre of rain drenched Rhonda on Thursday leading to flash floods. The torrential rain started around 4pm …

Richard Ray Farrell Band

Blues concert Nerja

The Richard Ray Farrell Band will be performing Friday the 28th of September at the Nerja Cultural Centre.   Born in upstate New York near the world-famous Niagara Falls, Richard Ray Farrell is today a go-to reference on the international circuit of Blues musicians. Throughout his career illustrious career Richard has taken his voice, harmonica and guitar to stages and …

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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 …