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? 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!

Latest Nerja News


Police catch conmen in the middle of a 145,000€ Costa del Sol real estate scam

rip deal scam Costa del Sol

Two young men of Croatian nationality were arrested by National Police after trying to scam Costa del Sol property owners in a “rip deal.”   A “rip deal” is a popular scam where the perpetrators pass themselves off as investors looking to purchase a property. According to a National Police statement, the scam involves using the “exchange of bank notes, …

Channel 4’s ‘A Place in the Sun’ to air local Spanish villages this Friday

a place in the sun filming in Spain

The British Channel 4 lifestyle television series, that tries to find home seekers their ideal property on the market in the United Kingdom, overseas and abroad, ‘A Place in the Sun’ has filmed a brand new episode in Competa, Archez Canillas de Albaida and Sayalonga. This episode of the show will be broadcast on Friday 14th December at 5pm (Spanish time) on channel 4. …

Wild boar keeps police busy during town centre chase In Costa del Sol

wild boar in Torrox

A wild boar kept local police and hunters busy on Wednesday after accidentally wandering into Torrox town centre.   The animal was first spotted by residents of Torrox who said they thought it looked to be about three years old. Following a two hour chase, the boar was eventually captured and later released unharmed back into the countryside. According to …

Game of Thrones film company to shoot Netflix series on the Costa del Sol

Netflix show filming on the Costa del Sol

Malaga based Film Company Fresco Film has chosen Andalucia to film a new 10-part series for American streaming media service Netflix.   Centred on manga comics Warrior Nun Areala by Ben Dunn, The story revolves around Sister Shannon Masters, a Joan of Arc-like heroine who embarks on missions to combat evil. Since being launched in 1994 the comic has come …

Holiday home owners & residents to paid for damages by Town Hall after Torrox Costa landslide

landskide Torrox Costa

A day after a landslide that caused damage to a door, several windows and a wall on the Calaceite housing development in Torrox Costa, residents were told that is was safe to return to the building.   ICS engineering company and Town Hall technicians carried out a full inspection of the building following Sunday’s landslide and deemed the building to …

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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, …

The Lito Blues Band comes to Nerja


Energy, cohesion, sensitivity, freshness, emotion, professionalism … are all terms that come to mind when one attends a LITO BLUES BAND show. Formed in 1989 by the talented guitarist Lito Fernández, a recognized musician who has performed with Big Jack Johnson, Luther Allison and Richard Ray Farrel. During the 20 years of its existence, the LITO BLUES BAND has forged …

The Unsustainable Big Band comes to Nerja

Big Band Nerja

In 1918 one of the most outstanding musicians of the twentieth century was born: Leonard Bernstein. Conductor, composer, pianist and pedagogue, his multifaceted career has made him not only an icon of classical music for his work with the New York Philharmonic but also of opera and musical theatre for one of his key works: the mythical West Side Story. …

Top World Golfers arrive on the Costa del Sol

Beth Allen

Leading woman golfers Catriona Matthew, Laura Davies, Trish Johnson and Beth Allen will be joining Azahara Muñoz from the 22nd to 25th of November at La Quinta to take part in the women’s Open de España.   The presence of top players from around the world including England’s, Davies and  Johnson and Scotland’s Matthew will be an added attraction for …

Everything is coloured – local Flamenco Pilar Soto


In everything is coloured you will be entertained by regional dances that include the Bolero, Verdiales de Comares, a stylized dance accompanied by castanets.   Pilar Soto and the Ana Cristina De los Reyes Dance Company will perform Flamenco favourites choreographed by Guajiras, to the sound of guitarist Juan Santiago and the voice of Rocio Santiago. Venue: Centro Cultural Villa …