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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Burriana Beach tourist information hours

Nerja Department of Tourism has announced new opening hours for the tourist information office on Burriana Beach.   The office will be open to the public from 11:15 am to 2:30 pm Monday through Thursday and from 11:15 am to 2:30 pm including evening hours of 5:00 pm to 8:15 pm on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The hours for the …

Three people injured after falling down a ravine in Nerja

Three people were injured after a car they were travelling in crashed down a ravine near El Cañuelo Beach.   After receiving a 112 call, members of the Guardia Civil, along with the fire and ambulance service rushed to the scene near to El Paraíso restaurant where they found the car and its three occupants at the bottom of a …

2018 Nerja Fair poster contest

Entries are now being accepted from artists and designers to create a poster for the 2018 Nerja Fair. You may work as an individual or team and must have you’re originally work submitted prior to August 10th.   The subject is, of course, the Nerja Fair and must be 100% original and unpublished while also having never been entered in …

Spain manager sacked just days before World Cup

Just days before playing their first match in Russia against fierce rivals Portugal, the Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) has sensationally sacked the national team manager. Real Madrid stirred up the water by announcing that Julen Lopetegui would be arriving at the Bernabeu to take over from Zinedine Zidane.   The 51-year-old former goalkeeper was unbeaten in his role of national …

Burriana Underground Parking is open

Nerja parking official Cristina Fernández announced on Friday that the underground parking facility at Burriana Beach was officially open. The Burriana underground parking complex offers the public 240 parking spaces with 8 spaces designated for people with reduced mobility.     Learn More: Burriana beach, Nerja Going underground The Bicycle Master Plan

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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 …