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 drivers warned to watch their speed as police carry out this years speed campaign in the area


Police in Nerja will embark on a campaign from this week to catch drivers speeding in the area. The campaign is to help drivers to become aware of their responsibility in driving sensibly and obeying the speed restrictions enforced.

Fan swims almost a mile to see his Barcelona Football hero on his private boat

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Lionel Messi fan swims one kilometer to get close to the Barcelona star on his private yacht in Spain… but gets more than he ever imagined!

Nerja town hall to promote more outdoor sports and leisure activities


Extra sports facilities are being installed outdoors to promote more leisure activities in Nerja

‘Beach Library’ season begins on Nerja beaches


This week starts the beginning of the biblioplayas season on Burriana beach, Torrecilla beach and Salon beach, where there’s the opportunity to borrow books and participate in the many activities organized by these centres during the summer.

Nerja businesses granted extended opening times throughout the summer

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From Friday July 1 through to September 15 all Nerja businesses can open its doors every Sunday and each holiday to accommodate the amount of tourists visiting the area.

What's On in Nerja and nearby


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.

400 Kilos of Snails to be given out this Sunday at Festival

Riogordo Festival Snails

This coming Sunday sees the small town of Riogordo celebrate the festival of the ‘Day of the Snail’ or in Spanish ‘Día del Caracol de Riogordo.’ This culinary celebration will see the town distribute 400 kilos of snails to the estimated 5000 attendees. Visitors are invited to taste this local dish prepared from land snails cooked in stock and spices such …

Duo having a resounding success in the Malaga Province

LeBone Duo Concert

The Marie LeBone Duo’s next concert is on Saturday 20th in Ventana Abierta Nerja at 9 PM

Maro Carnival 2016

Maro Carnival

The village of Maro celebrates its annual carnival on Saturday February 13th 2016, commencing at 17:30 and continuing until midnight. Learn More: Social networks for kids Four Oscars for The King’s Speech Frigiliana Feria 2012 programme

Discovering the underground world Exhibition

Things to do in Nerja, Caves

Exhibition runs from Wednesday 3rd February until 31st March in the hall of Villa de Nerja Cultural Centre.