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


Make a splash, try something new in Spain

kayak-burriana beach-nerja

It’s never too late to take up a new sport and Spain provides you with the perfect opportunity to take up a new water sport and make a splash. With almost perfect conditions from May until October, Spain is a magnet for water sports enthusiasts looking to pursue their hobby along Spain’s magnificent Mediterranean coast. Sailing If you have ever …

Spain voted one of the best country’s in world for expat ‘quality of life’


According to this year’s Expat Annual Classification compiled by HSBC expats in Spain are happier, healthier and comfortable in their foreign home. After having been ranked 13th in the world in last year’s report Spain climbed nine places to finish in 4th place. HSBC’s Expat Explorer survey is compiled based on the expat lifestyle of people who are working outside …

Watch Out! WhatsApping while driving in Spain will cost you Six Points


In a move designed to stop people from being distracted while driving, Spain’s Directorate-General for Traffic (DGT) has increased the penalty to six points on your driver’s licence. Punishable offenses include texting, Whatsapp, speaking while holding the phone in your hand, opening a drink, lighting a cigarette or touching your car’s navigation screen. These new rules have come about after …

The Costa del Sol to avoid the Heatwave that is affecting Europe


The highest possible heat risk has been issued for parts of Spain on Friday and Saturday with Navarra, La Rioja, Aragon and Catalunya to suffer the most from high temperatures. Meanwhile, Andalucia has orange warnings in place for Cordoba and Granada while often the hottest city in Spain, Seville is only on a yellow alert.   The heatwave is expected …

Roman find sparks plans to open the largest archaeology park on the Costa del Sol


While digging around the site of the Finca de Acebedo, a Roman villa near to Mijas, archaeologists have uncovered the Costa del Sols first ever Roman olive press. Archaeologists uncovered a four-ton device dating back to between the third and fourth centuries that they believe was the counterweight for an olive press. The discovery comes shortly after having unearthed an …

What's On in Nerja and nearby


Torre del Mar Air Festival 2019


Every summer, thousands of people flock to the beaches of Torre del Mar to experience the Costa del Sols most exciting air show. The Torre del Mar Air Festival provides viewers with an avenue to celebrate, adventure, and technology through the dozens of airborne performers and their incredible acrobatic feats. The Torre del Mar Air Festival is a family-friendly, inspiring …

Amazing Lego exhibition to go on display in Malaga


Touted as being the biggest Lego display in Europe and containing more than five million Lego bricks, the exhibition features everything from musical instruments to star wars and superheroes. In total, 110 skilfully built models will be on display in 12 themed zones that are spread over 1,400 square metres. One of the highlights of the exhibition, which runs until …

Malaga Dog Party – Fantastic day out


The annual Malaga “Dog Party” returns this weekend for its fifth edition, with plenty of non-competitive competitions that dog lovers are sure to enjoy. The event, to be held on Saturday the 11th and the Sunday the 12th of May is centred on the Plaza de la Marina and the main streets of the city. On Saturday two doggie parades …

See the spectacular ‘El Caminito del Rey’


Attention thrill seekers! Have you heard about the Caminito del Rey near to Malaga in southern Spain? Built in the early part of the 20th century near the village of El Chorro, the Caminito del Rey is a narrow walkway resting on spikes and cables hammered into the side of sheer cliffs 100 meters above the Guadalhorce River. Called the …

Enjoy the historical ‘Route of the Taverns’


Nowadays it’s easy to forget that just 80 years ago mechanical refrigeration was just getting started and up until then the only way of keeping fish fresh was to pack it in salt. The Ruta de la Venta, or Route of the Taverns is a famous mule track over the Sierra Almijara Mountains to the town of Santa Fe near …