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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Spain’s Costa del Sol has recorded the driest winter ever

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Living up to its name as the “Sunshine Coast” the Costa del Sol has recorded its driest ever winter according to the national weather service AEMET. During the traditionally wettest months of the year December, January and February Spain’s favourite holiday destination received just 11-litres of rainfall. The measurement taken from the weather station at Malaga International Airport is the …

Tony Hadley to perform Spandau Ballet hits on the Costa del Sol

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Former Spandau Ballet lead singer Tony Hadley will bring his unique voice to the Costa del Sol this summer while entertaining fans at the Puente Romano Tennis Club in August. The one night only performance is scheduled to be held on Saturday, August 10th at 8pm with ticket prices starting at 35€. A spokesperson for the concert said: “The Legendary …

Malaga’s new Hard Rock café opens early

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Originally scheduled to open for Easter, the American casual dining Hard Rock Café surprised visitors to Malaga’s Muelle Uno on Sunday by opening its doors early without any prior notice. Spain’s newest Hard Rock Café will feature delicious cocktails craft beers and of course their legendary burger. Known for having rock star memorabilia on its walls the Malaga hard Rock …

Nerja and Malaga locations suggested for new Disney film

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Disney studios have asked the Axarquia Film Office to put forward some location ideas for a remake of their popular Little Mermaid cartoon which this time will not be animated. Of the locations put forward, several are in and around Nerja and include the Nerja Caves, the Velez-Malaga Fortress,  Bezmiliana fortress, Marques de Valle Niza and the Tesoro Cave. Other …

Coca Cola features Frigiliana in their new advert

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You might be forgiven for thinking “that place looks familiar” after watching the soft drink giant Coca Cola’s new advert. With Louis Armstrong’s What A Wonderful World playing in the background, viewers are treated to scenes of people having lunch on the Barribarto mirador on Calle Santo Cristo. When asked about what he thought of the video Frigiliana mayor, Alejandro …

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Live music and performances in Nerja for celebration on 24th March

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The annual Residents Day organised by the Nerja Foreigners Department will take place on Sunday, March 24th. The day celebrates all the locals, foreigners and tourists who contribute to making Nerja the town we have all come to love and enjoy. If you are up for a good time and would like to join in the celebrations with like-minded people …

A tribute to the Bee Gees in Nerja

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The Spanish Bee Gees tribute band Is the definitive salute, and encounter of seeing the Bee Gees in their prime, LIVE ONCE AGAIN! The Spanish Bee Gees tribute band recreates the look, sound and vibe of the Bee Gees from the 60’s to the late ’70s, with a unique singing style that made them legends. Performing such early hits as …

Multimedia Vincent van Gogh exhibition comes to Malaga

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For an unforgettable multimedia experience, you are going to want to visit ‘Van Gogh Alive’ when the exhibition opens in Malaga on March 9th. Housed in a huge tent in Malaga Port, the multi-sensory exhibition of the Dutch artist’s paintings is the largest exhibition of its kind and drew huge crowds while in Alicante and Seville. Forget any preconceived notions …

A Night of Flamenco in Nerja

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If you’re looking for night out in Nerja where you can watch flamenco and get a real taste of this authentic dancing, then these talented artists have just the show for you. The first member of the show, José Cortés was born in Granada in 1984. Ever since he was a child he excelled dancing at parties with the family, where …

The Beach Boys come to the Costa del Sol

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Marbella’s Starlight Festival has lined up an impressive group of performers for this year’s concert series that includes the Beach Boys, Maluma, Il Divo and Supertramp’s Roger Hodgson. Californian rock group the Beach Boys will get the music extravaganza started on July 11 at 10pm, when the will take the stage to perform their hit songs that defined the 1960s …