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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Nerja prepares for the White Party

Nerja is preparing to celebrate in style a new edition of the White Party, an event that usually brings together thousands of people. Locals and tourists all gather at Burriana Beach dressed in white to dance to techno music under the stars.   This year’s party will take place on August 14, from 9:00 p.m. to 03:00 a.m., at Burriana …

Southern Spain to witness spectacular meteor shower

This year’s Perseid meteor shower reaches it’s peak viewing time between August 12th and 13th when the moon is absent from the night sky.   To see the spectacle at its best, either stay up late or get up just before dawn when you can to see an expected 100 meteorites falling per hour. The meteor show can be viewed …

The best food to eat during a heatwave

As Spain sizzles in some of the hottest weather on record, we thought we would offer some tips on what foods to eat as the mercury rises.   The truth is that when the temperature gets really hot the last thing on our mind is food. In fact, many of us hardly eat at all, preferring to eat light meals …

Music and Cinema under the stars

Starting Sunday, August 5th Summer Film Nights will take place in the Plaza de la Iglesia in Maro starting at 10pm.   The screening will take place every Sunday night throughout the month of August commencing with the Spanish comedy “Lord, Give Me Patience”. The following Sunday, August 12th will be the animated children’s movie “Pets” with “Miss Peregrine’s Home …

150 people evacuated from Nerja hotel

Hotel workers called 112 early Friday morning after a fire broke out in the kitchen of the Hotel Marinas de Nerja.   150 hotel guests who were mostly still in bed were told to evacuate their rooms by the Guardia Civil until the fire was put out by the emergency services. Once firefighters had extinguished the fire and it was …

What's On in Nerja and nearby

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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 …