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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Brit armed robbery fugitive captured on the Costa del Sol

The unnamed suspect was arrested under a European Arrest Warrant at around 2 am in Marbella following a routine stop. After handing the police false identity papers it became clear he was being hunted by the British police for armed robbery and the possession of illegal weapons and explosives.   After having been cuffed the suspect reportedly offered the officers …

Municipal Exhibition Hall to host “Places with Magic”

A realist and self-taught painter, Böjthe has won several important prizes in competitions, achieving the recognition of critics and important galleries. He also received a commission from the Spanish Royal House to paint a portrait of the Princes of Asturias, a work included in the crown art collection.   The collection on display contains landscapes from Spain and includes marinas, …

Forest Fire Regulations 2018

Starting June 1st and running to October 15th the entire province of Andalusia is at high risk of forest fires which means it is prohibited to take motor vehicles off-road.   A medium risk for forest fires is from May 1st till May 31st and from October 16th until the 31st. A low risk for forest fires is from January …

Meeting of international students in Nerja and Frigiliana

The visit by the students to Nerja will include a walking tour of the Old Town that includes the Balcón de Europa, the San Miguel Church and the Hermitage.The route  will also pass popular tourist spots that the students are encouraged to explore upon completion of the tour.   The tour will terminate at Burriana beach where students will be …

Antonio Mercero, director of Verano Azul dies

Loved by the town of Nerja after putting the municipality on the map following the release of hit television show ‘Verano Azul’ in 1981,  Mercero has been recognized with numerous awards, among them, in 1973 he got the Emmy for ‘La Cabina’ and in 2010 he received the Goya of honour from the Film Academy for his professional career.   …

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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 …