Visit Nerja - the Jewel of the Costa

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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

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Nerja Folklore Day 2018

The traditional event kicks off on Friday the 4th of May at 10:00 with students from the third and fourth-year classes of Nerja and Maro Schools performing dances, shows and poetry readings throughout the day. Saturday’s agenda will open with a parade of the Panda of Verdiales San Isidro de Periana, from the ground floor of the Town Hall before …

Temporary closure of the Municipal Indoor Swimming Pool

The town is taking all the necessary steps to ensure that the problems are rectified as soon as possible and apologise for the inconvenience that this closure may cause. Learn More: Leafy pool Going back in time And the Municipal Band played on

Nerja Athletics Club wins Andalucian U-20 Competition

The Nerja Athletics Club athletes finished top of the 12 clubs competing with 217 points beating out second place Bahia de Algeciras on 187.5 and third place Velez Rincon with 155 points. For the past 20 years, the men of the Nerja Athletic Club have won the competition 15 times finishing second the other five, while the woman have won …

Nerja to Suffer Power Cuts

The affected areas on Thursday 19, from 09:00 to 18:00 are: Phase two of Urbanization Alhambra, Phase one Urbanization Alhambra, Urbanization Almijara III, Road Camino Ronda (Capistrano), Cuesta Colorada Street, Urb Fuente del Badén I, Urb. Fuente del Badén II, Jacaranda Street, Urb. Las Jacarandas, Urb. Jardines from Nerja, Calle Juncos, Carretera Málaga-Almería, Carretera Nacional 340, Rs / Sector SUP-4, …

Prosecutor finds environmental breach at Illegal Nerja Landfill

According to reports coming out of Nerja, the towns Urban Planning department has sent an expert to work with the Guardia Civil on the case which goes by the name “Operation Rubbish.” Located in an old quarry the illegal dump covers an area of 802,000 cubic metres and contains mostly waste dumped by a group of construction companies in Nerja. …

What's On in Nerja and nearby

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Tango Nights

Classically trained and influenced by jazz, Fernando Egozcue brings his own interpretation of the world-renowned dance that originated in lower-class districts of Buenos Aires in the late 19th century.   Together with Claudio Constantini on the bandoneón and the choreography of dancers, Rebeca & Guillermo, the ensemble aims to create a show full of technique and feeling.   Tickets for …

The Animals Band To Perform in Nerja

Formed in Newcastle upon Tyne in the early 1960s, the English rhythm and blues and rock band was a part of the British invasion taking America by storm with hits that included, “House of the Rising Sun”, “We, Gotta, Get Out of This Place” and  “Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood”. Altogether, the group had ten Top Twenty hits in both …

Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra of Cologne

The motto of the orchestra is “classical music the world over “with its talented musicians performing with the same zeal whether they are playing in a small theatre, the Cologne Cathedral or in the Sydney Opera House. The object of the orchestra is to inspire all generations of people from around the world to appreciate and enjoy classical music. In …

Malaga Quartet of Harps

The Quartet of Harps of Malaga was formed in 2014 and is made up of four harpists Lidia del Río de Miguel, María Jesús Bedoya Ruiz, Tibor Tejeda del Río and Thaïs Tejeda del Río. Their performance on Saturday will include adaptations of classical works along with contemporary scores that many people will be familiar with. Learn More: Roses by …

Jazz and Poetry Concert

Those taking part in the concert include: Poet: TOMÁS HERNÁNDEZ. Tomás Hernández Molina was born in Alcalá la Real in 1946. Dedicated to teaching throughout his career he has received, among others, the City of Zaragoza Award, the Manuel Alcantara Prize, the Jaén Prize, the Antonio Oliver Belmás Prize and the City of Pamplona Prize. Jazz Band DANIEL AMAT (Piano) …