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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Roman find sparks plans to open the largest archaeology park on the Costa del Sol

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While digging around the site of the Finca de Acebedo, a Roman villa near to Mijas, archaeologists have uncovered the Costa del Sols first ever Roman olive press. Archaeologists uncovered a four-ton device dating back to between the third and fourth centuries that they believe was the counterweight for an olive press. The discovery comes shortly after having unearthed an …

Obama arrives in Malaga for secret Marbella conference

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If you happened to be in Malaga Airport last Friday and thought you saw former United States president Barrack Obama you would be forgiven, as the 57-year-old did arrive in Spain to attend a conference. The 44th president of the United States gave a speech at an undisclosed location in Marbella after having been invited to the event by a …

Malaga to get the tallest skyscraper on the Costa del Sol

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Before the crisis, it was said that Spain’s national symbol was the crane! If all goes to plan, Malaga will see two new skyscrapers that will not only the tallest buildings in the city but eclipse anything already built on the Costa del Sol. Madrid based property developer AQ Acentor has been brought in to oversee the project, which is …

Costa del Sol to benefit as British tourists help create 600,000 jobs this summer in Spain

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Experts predict that British tourists will assist in creating well over half a million jobs in Spain this summer, of which 140,000 of them will be permanent positions. Netherlands-based multinational human resource consulting firm Randstad is forecasting that as many as 140,000 of the 604,000 could get permanent contracts despite the vast majority being only seasonal. Often holiday makers visiting …

No more tolls on Costa del Sol motorways

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It has been announced that toll charges on Costa del Sol motorways will be scrapped by the end of the year. This is good news for those that usually make the long journey in their own vehicles to mainland Spain. Using a combination of these toll roads currently, can add significant cost to your trip. People driving along the AP-7 …

What's On in Nerja and nearby

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Amazing Lego exhibition to go on display in Malaga

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Touted as being the biggest Lego display in Europe and containing more than five million Lego bricks, the exhibition features everything from musical instruments to star wars and superheroes. In total, 110 skilfully built models will be on display in 12 themed zones that are spread over 1,400 square metres. One of the highlights of the exhibition, which runs until …

Malaga Dog Party – Fantastic day out

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The annual Malaga “Dog Party” returns this weekend for its fifth edition, with plenty of non-competitive competitions that dog lovers are sure to enjoy. The event, to be held on Saturday the 11th and the Sunday the 12th of May is centred on the Plaza de la Marina and the main streets of the city. On Saturday two doggie parades …

See the spectacular ‘El Caminito del Rey’

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Attention thrill seekers! Have you heard about the Caminito del Rey near to Malaga in southern Spain? Built in the early part of the 20th century near the village of El Chorro, the Caminito del Rey is a narrow walkway resting on spikes and cables hammered into the side of sheer cliffs 100 meters above the Guadalhorce River. Called the …

Enjoy the historical ‘Route of the Taverns’

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Nowadays it’s easy to forget that just 80 years ago mechanical refrigeration was just getting started and up until then the only way of keeping fish fresh was to pack it in salt. The Ruta de la Venta, or Route of the Taverns is a famous mule track over the Sierra Almijara Mountains to the town of Santa Fe near …

April is full of events for food lovers

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As each year goes by more and more events pop up in the towns and villages around Malaga in order to celebrate the local food and gastronomy. April is a popular month for festivals that celebrate food with the first kicking off in the Hoya de Málaga valley town of Casarabonela to celebrate the Día del Pipeo. Pipeo is curious …