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? 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


The Council of Malaga estimates 4.5 million in damages of highways because of the storm


The president of the council of Malaga, Elías Bendodo, has declared today in the Subdelegation of the Government in Malaga, that the damages caused by the storm on the motorways of the provincial network amount to 4,5 million euros. Bendodo has reported in the press conference along with the subdelegate of the Government in Malaga, Miguel Briones, and the delegate …

Photographic Contest “Promoting Nerja”


This open contest has the purpose of replacing the photograph currently on file for the council of Tourism, with the winner’s piece of art. The competitors are advised that the theme for the exhibited photos must have the promotion of tourism in the municipality as a goal. Photographs will be selected, if they have captured this required theme in each …

A small tornado causes numerous damages in Benalmádena


The meteorological phenomenon affected Avenida de Tivoli in Arroyo de la Miel and Avenida de la Libertad damaging several trees and caused numerous material damage and making flooding worse. Benalmádena on the Costa del Sol, approximately 60 minutes east of Nerja, was one of the areas most affected by the huge rainfall and the wind. The emergency services received several …

Nerja’s recycling awareness is gaining momentum


Nerja is now even closer to meeting the challenge launched by Nerja Town hall and Ecoembes, the organization that takes care of the environment and promotes sustainability across packaging & recycling. The target is to increase by 10 % of the amount of packaging recycled from the previous year, which in case of Nerja was an 18,8 kilos average per …

A sweet memory of the sugar industry in Nerja and Maro’s past


A well received presentation of the popular book – The sugar industry in Nerja and Maro. The preindustrial ingenuities (“La industria azucarera en Nerja y Maro (I). Los ingenios preindustriales )

What's On in Nerja and nearby


‘EcoMarket’ this Sunday 4th December 11 am – 17:30 pm on the Balcon De Europa

Nerja Market

Organic foods, coffee, beers, cheese and wine are among the many produce on offer at this Sunday’s Eco market, all locally produced and manufactured. Free tasting and educational workshops will also tempt hundreds of visitors.

Workshop to promote the popularity of hotel companies in search engines


On November 15, 2016, at the Nerja Cultural Center, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., a workshop will be held to offer practical ideas to improve internet promotion and discover how to take advantage of market trends to boost the industry in search engines. This workshop is aimed at the business sector related to accommodation: hotels, hostels, tourist apartments and …

Carlos Ariza is opening his exhibition “Vida”


Carlos Ariza, who many have labelled as “the painter of olives” was born in Velez-Malaga, in 1952. Since childhood, he loves drawing and painting, obtaining some prizes in different competitions, performed at school from elementary school. Axarquia painter who paints what he loves: his land. His brush sculpts endless trunks, aerial roots, and green fruits. And it does so from …

Nerja’s hotels hang sold out sign because of the Chanquete this Saturday


The city councillor for the Youth of Nerja’s Council, Sara Rivas Martínez, informs that all local hotels will be at maximum capacity this weekend, on the occasion of the celebration of Chanquete World Music, which will take place this Saturday at El Playazo beach. Festival’s ticket offices will be open from 16’00 hours at the entrance, located in the very …

More than 200 musicians will perform Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony on October 15th


A concert will gather more than 200 musicians on stage, to perform Beethoven’s Nineteenth Symphony