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


Nerja Museum gains 30% of visitors in summer


Nerja Museum registered an historical visitor number this summer, reaching a total of 18,141 users, representing an increase of 30.2% over the summer period last year, during the months of July and August, and up to four times more than in 2014. Thus, August remains the busiest month of the entire calendar, with a total of 10,423 visitors; although it …

Recycling campaign in Nerja


The Department of Environment of the City of Nerja, along with ECOEMBES will develop in Nerja, over the next 21, 22, 23 and 24 of September, a campaign aiming to educate the public about the importance of treatment of waste generated by packaging and familiarize the public on recycling processes and its importance for the conservation of our natural environment. …

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

Nerja Caves will be the first to install Fibre optic network

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Exciting technology installed to improve visitor’s experience at Nerja Caves

Costa Del Sol beach closed after shark sightings were reported by swimmers

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Beachgoers were warned to flee and not to re-enter the water as reports were made of a shark swimming near the tourist filled beach

What's On in Nerja and nearby


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

Sessions to start again in Nerja for Keeping fit and having fun for the over 60’s

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On October 3 the workshops for keeping fit and sports Aqua activity resumes in the Nerja public indoor pool under the direction of its dedicated sports instructor

All Pop Musicial Tribute Show

Musical Tribute Show in Nerja

Musical Tribute Show “All Pop” will be held on Saturday 25th June in Nerja, featuring popular classics such as Elvis, The Beatles, Robbie Williams, Michael Jackson & more.