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


Nerja Tapas Route 2019


This year’s Nerja’s Tapa Route will be held from Monday, April 22nd and will run through Sunday, May 19th. The price like last year is great value at just 1.80€ for a beer and a bite to eat. The Nerja Tapas Route is a fun and inexpensive way to try new foods and visit the bars and restaurants you have …

Location revealed of the biggest earning speed cameras in Malaga


Speed cameras were first brought in with the notion that it would get motorists to slow down and thus prevent accidents, however, since their introduction the number of accidents and fatalities have not gone down. There is even the argument that they actually distract drivers rather than help them. A recent survey by Safe Speed revealed that drivers look at …

Banderas plans to do more work in Malaga

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Spanish actor Antonio Banderas is in Malaga casting for his version of A Chorus Line scheduled to open the Soho theatre in October. “It’s giving me a fantastic problem because there is so much talent,” he says As he takes a short break from the auditions there is now sneaking out the back door or looking for a place where …

Malaga’s hospital has excelled again in delicate brain surgery


A 17-year-old boy has had his world completely changed for the better following an operation to remove a brain tumour at the Hospital Regional in Malaga. The surgery was carried out to remove a tumour from the left area of the brain, a part of the brain that is responsible for language and was carried out while the patient remained …

Tourists to Spain may face holiday disruption


Holidaymakers looking for an Easter break in Spain could be in for a massive interruption to their plans as 60,000 Spanish airport workers threaten to go on strike starting April 20th. Ground staff at all of Spain’s airports say that they are prepared to continue negotiating over pay and conditions but if an agreement is not reached by April 20th …

What's On in Nerja and nearby


April is full of events for food lovers


As each year goes by more and more events pop up in the towns and villages around Malaga in order to celebrate the local food and gastronomy. April is a popular month for festivals that celebrate food with the first kicking off in the Hoya de Málaga valley town of Casarabonela to celebrate the Día del Pipeo. Pipeo is curious …

See Cologne Chamber Philharmonic in Nerja!


The motto of the Cologne Chamber Philharmonic is that their entire repertoire contains only the most select works. For the musicians involved it is irrelevant whether they are performing in a quaint mountain village, the Cologne Cathedral, or in the Sydney Opera House – Their enthusiasm for the music remains the same. The plan is to inspire people of all ages …

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 …