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!

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British resident arrested for accidentally starting Nerja fire

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Firefighters were called out Monday at around 1.30pm to extinguish a forest fire near to Nerja in an area known as the Cerro de San Isidro. From what we know it appears as if a 45-year-old British resident of Nerja is responsible after admitting he lit a small fire to burn some rubbish. The small fire quickly spread due to …

Banksy exhibition comes to Malaga for the summer

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The Térmica arts centre in Malaga is hosting an exhibition of works by the anonymous England-based street artist Banksy, with many of the works being shown for the first time in Spain. “Banksy is probably the best-known contemporary artist in the world,” said Alexander Nachkebiya, curator of Banksy. Titled the “Art of Protest,” the exhibition contains more than 40 of …

Malaga Airport passenger numbers increase for the first four months of 2019

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Data from Spanish airports operator Aena shows that passenger numbers at Malaga airport are up 7.3% for the first four months of 2019 when compared to 2018. Considered as being the gateway to the Costa del Sol, Malaga airport saw 5.2 million passengers either arrive or depart Malaga airport between January and April of 2019. Of this number, 4.3 million …

Jamie Oliver opens restaurant in Malaga airport

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Celebrity British chef Jamie Oliver has just opened a new restaurant in Malaga airport with the aim of giving travellers a better option when it comes to airport food choices. The name of the new restaurant is “Jamies Deli”and it will be serving freshly prepared, sandwiches, artisanal pizzas, salads, hot products and a large variety of sweets. Malaga province is …

Popular Nerja beauty spot to be looked at following the latest rescue

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Local and regional authorities have decided to take a look at what safety measures are currently in place to stop people getting lost along the Rio Chillar. This comes about after a 34-year-old Swedish tourist called the emergency services when she and five other girls failed to find their way back to the start of the hike as the sun …

What's On in Nerja and nearby

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Malaga Dog Party – Fantastic day out

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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’

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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’

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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 …

April is full of events for food lovers

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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!

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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 …