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


Spain is #1When dreaming about moving abroad

moving to spain

According to new research analyzed recently,  Spain heads up the list of where British citizens dream of living abroad.   Figures show that when dreaming about moving abroad 13% of people surveyed picked Spain as their number one destination. Spain remains the number one holiday destination for British citizens and it’s easy to see why many of them want to …

Winter temperatures to be higher than normal

warm winter for Nerja

After what has been a particularly wet autumn the State Meteorological Agency (AEMET), has studied all the models and historical data and is saying we can look forward to a warmer than normal winter.   As for November and December, the amount of rainfall should be within the normal range blaming the warming of the Mediterranean, for the recent rainy …

Malaga Airport looks forward to a busy winter

busy winter for malaga airport

Malaga Airport is gearing up for a bumper winter season with more flights and new destinations serving the popular Costa del Sol holiday hub.   Between November and March of next year, airlines have made 7.1 million seats available for people to fly to the south of Spain. The amount of seats available is a 15% increase on the same …

Regional government to control Nerja’s new wells


The regional government is ready to take over three new wells located in the upper Rio Chillar near the town of Nerja. Last year alone the authorities invested 3 million euros in the wells to ensure that the people of Nerja had adequate drinking water. The new wells are capable of generating up to seven hectares of water per year …

Richard Gere spotted filming in Andalusia


The 69-year-old American actor Richard Gere was spotted Friday walking around the town of Camas in between takes for the filming of an upcoming BBC series. The star of Hollywood blockbusters, An Officer and a Gentleman and Pretty Woman was seen with his expecting Spanish actress wife, Elena Anaya who is also in the new drama titled MotherFatherSon. Written and …

What's On in Nerja and nearby


Top World Golfers arrive on the Costa del Sol

Beth Allen

Leading woman golfers Catriona Matthew, Laura Davies, Trish Johnson and Beth Allen will be joining Azahara Muñoz from the 22nd to 25th of November at La Quinta to take part in the women’s Open de España.   The presence of top players from around the world including England’s, Davies and  Johnson and Scotland’s Matthew will be an added attraction for …

Everything is coloured – local Flamenco Pilar Soto


In everything is coloured you will be entertained by regional dances that include the Bolero, Verdiales de Comares, a stylized dance accompanied by castanets.   Pilar Soto and the Ana Cristina De los Reyes Dance Company will perform Flamenco favourites choreographed by Guajiras, to the sound of guitarist Juan Santiago and the voice of Rocio Santiago. Venue: Centro Cultural Villa …

Legends-Musician Daniel Martinez returns to play in Nerja

Legends-Daniel Martinez-Nerja

With Legends, Daniel Martínez takes us to the purest beginnings of music capturing the essence of Mediterranean Spain and the Cultures that passed through the region.   Composed for voice, guitar and orchestra, Legends is a set of original and striking melodies that intertwine harmonies that are a delight for the senses.   Venue: Centro Cultural Villa de Nerja, Calle …

Cuban music comes to Nerja

Cuban musiic in Nerja

Straight out of Latin America comes Old Havana featuring traditional Cuban music, such as Guantanamera, Che Comandante, La Negra Tomasa and Camisón de Pepa.   Venue: Centro Cultural Villa de Nerja, Calle Granada, 45 Date: Saturday, November 10th, 2018 Time: 21:00 – 22:30 Admission: 12€ Learn More: Nerja Players – Remembrance Day Asociación Nerjeña de Arte Move It! To Music

Swan Lake comes to Nerja


Often considered as being the epitome of classical ballets, Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake is a tale of love, betrayal and triumph of good over evil. The representation of the characters in this story, particularly in the confrontation between the purity of the White Swan and the intrigue, by the duplicity of the Black Swan, requires virtuosity and dramatic talent.   The …