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


Mel Gibson treats fan to a Café con leche whilst on holiday in Southern Spain

Mel Gibson Granada, Mel Gibson Holiday in Spain

On holiday to Southern Spain, the film star manages to weave in a few popular attractions and romantic cities into his schedule, even spending a little time with fans.

Excitement as Superyacht arrives at Gibraltar Harbour

Gibraltar Harbour, Superyacht Gibraltar

It’s huge, it’s attractive, has around 55 suites & cabins and this floating ‘palace’ is worth around €620 million!

Kerbs to be lowered for wheelchairs


Work has already begun in Nerja to improve pavement access for all.

Spain’s Economy Is Finally Growing

euro currency

Spain’s economy growing despite ongoing political uncertainty. The question is ‘Will it continue?’

El Papagayo order passed for demolition

papagayo nerja

Restoration on its way for Nerja’s beauty spot.

What's On in Nerja and nearby


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.

What’s on’ Cinema in English – January 8th 2016

What’s On The Cinema in English – Velez Malaga & Malaga – January 8th 2016