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Most photographed beach to get a new restaurant

Nerja Council has approved the contracting of an ‘Economic Feasibility Study’ for the construction and operation of a new restaurant to be built on the famous Calahonda beach. Detailed requirements will be made available for relevant businesses to place a bid to acquire the rights to build and operate a restaurant on the popular beauty spot. Calahonda beach used to …

Update: Spanish government now allows two in a car but with strict conditions

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Spain’s Ministry of Transport announced today that two people, including the driver, can now travel together in the same vehicle. To comply with the new rules, the passenger in the car must sit in the back seat as far as possible away from the driver. While this will be seen as a slight relaxation of the State of Emergency rules, …

Spain’s emergency laws to combat the coronavirus

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Due to the on-going coronavirus pandemic, Spain has followed Italy’s lead by introducing a series of measures aimed at curtailing the spread of the virus. All sports, concerts and events that attract large numbers of people have been suspended. Also too, the closure of non-essential shops, bars, restaurants and places of entertainment. Hotels and camp-sites have been commanded to follow …

Nerja temporarily closed parks, gardens, restaurants and beaches

The mayor of Nerja instructed the councillors of Operational Services and Beaches, to seal the parks and gardens of the town, restaurants to close as well as to temporarily prohibit the use of the beaches. He gave order to the Local Police to ensure compliance with these temporary restrictions. Some UK visitors have been proud of the efforts that Nerja …

British supermarket to open in Mijas

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The same company behind the Costa del Sol’s Iceland stores is backing the Food Co, a new venture to sell Tesco’s range of products in Las Lagunas on the road between Fuengirola and Mijas. Food Co has rapidly been expanding in Spain with a chain of supermarkets selling Tesco products and expects to have its new Mijas location open before …

Fire breaks out on Nerja Balcon

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Just moments ago, black smoke was seen gushing out of a building in the air above the Balcon de Europa. Reports say that the restaurant behind the Sabadell bank in Nerja had black smoke bellowing from three of its windows. Within approximately fifteen minutes, three fire engines arrived at the scene to tackle the fire. A Passer-by also heard small …

Visit the Malaga Automotive and Fashion Museum

Visit the Malaga Automotive and Fashion Museum

If you fancy trying something a little different to do while holidaying in Nerja, why not spend the day in Malaga visiting the Malaga Automotive and Fashion museum. Rated as being one of the top ten museums in Spain and the number one attraction of things to see and do in Malaga by travel website TripAdvisor, the Automotive and Fashion …

Filming A Place in The Sun returns to the Axarquía

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Famous for having the best weather in Europe, the Axarquía (Eastern Region of Malaga) is welcoming back UK Channel Four’s popular reality television show A Place in The Sun. The Axarquía Film Office has just confirmed that the television show that shows British buyers looking for a home in Spain will be filming in the villages of Aceituno, Alcaucín, Almáchar, …

Two Malaga towns to get more funding after being declared ‘tourist municipalities’

Frigiliana close to Nerja

Six Andalucian towns have now been declared as being ‘tourist municipalities’ and include two in Malaga Province. In recognition of their importance to tourism, each of the towns will be able to get funding to help them cope with an influx of tourists during the summer. The Malaga towns awarded the classification are Frigiliana and Antequera. The other four towns …

British landlords may have to pay more tax on rental properties in Spain

Non-resident British landlords could see the amount of tax they pay on rental properties increase and the ability to claim expenses disappear. Tax changes following the UK’s departure from the European Union are likely to affect the Costa del Sol rental market, of which 50% is dependent on British buyers. Unless some kind of agreement is reached between the UK …

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What's On in Nerja and nearby

Enjoy a night of culture from the couch while under coronavirus lockdown

New York’s Metropolitan Opera

After being in the house during coronavirus lockdown, you may be looking for an interesting diversion to help the time pass by. Instead of making do with a movie or series that you’ve seen before, why not have a cultural evening with the difference? Now you can take advantage some of the world’s most famous theatres and their free streaming …

Tom Jones to perform on the Costa del Sol this summer

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Legendary Welsh singer and judge on “The Voice” Tom Jones is the latest performer to confirm that he will be appearing at the Starlite festival on the Costa del Sol this summer. Taking place in Marbella the Starlite festival invites famous artists from around the world to take to the stage on set dates during the months of July and …

World-class guitar duo return to Nerja

Four successful concerts later, the great musical duo return to Andalucía to perform this year. Guitar duo Café del Mundo will be performing classical themes with pieces from composers Manuel de Falla and Joaquín Rodrigo. They will once again be stimulating fans by performing their own compositions with a fusion of jazz and funk. Tickets can be purchased online at: …

Alhambra Palace- Now easier to get tickets

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As one of the most popular attractions in all of Spain, the Alhambra Palace in Granada attracts tourists from around the world. While this is, of course, good for Spanish tourism, so many people visiting the country miss out on seeing what is undoubtedly one of the great wonders of the world simply because it is so difficult to get …

Sax player that performed with Abba comes to Nerja

Johan Stengard

Swedish born saxophonist Johan Stengard will be performing at the Nerja Cultural Centre on Saturday, March 7th 2020. Having produced 20 solo albums and performed all over the world Stengard is regarded as being one of the best saxophone players on the planet. Amongst the artists Johan Stengard has recorded and performed with are ABBA, Phil Collins, Celine Dion, Michael …

Mega summer music festival with sea views

Mega summer music festival with sea views

This year’s Brisa festival will take place in an unforgettable location by the sea. The Port of Malaga will be the stage of Brisa, a few metres from the historic Malaga centre and surrounded by the Mediterranean Sea. Get ready to live a unique experience that you will not be able to forget as you watch performers such as Derby …

Life-size dinosaurs to roam Malaga fairground

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If you are looking for something interesting and educational to do with the kids this weekend, why not pop Jurassic Park into the DVD player and then head on down to the Malaga fairground. After having been on display at more than a dozen countries that included France, Germany and the United Kingdom, the life-like robotic dinosaurs will fill the …

Nerja hosts ‘The Arcos de Buenos Aires Tango Show’

The Arcos de Buenos Aires Tango Show

Inspired by the most emblematic tangos of each era in the history of tango, the music and dance in the Arcos de Buenos Aries Tango Show is true to the barrios of Buenos Aries and the Río de La Plata. Featuring renowned violinists Walter Oscar Tejeda Carranza and Laura Sánchez García together with choreographers and dancers from the Argentine National …

Best of Blues night out in Nerja

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The Malaga based Lito Blues Band has travelled extensively throughout Spain playing at all the major Blues Festivals and events. If you enjoy the Blues, now is your chance to see one of the region’s best Blues Bands live in Nerja at the towns Cultural Centre this Friday at 8 pm. The bands favourite artists include B. B. King, Etta …

Cinema in Nerja – What’s on the cinema November 2019

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November 2019 Screening of films in English and other languages ​​at the Villa de Nerja Cultural Centre in Calle Granada, 45.  Cine Club Nerja Stan and Ollie – Wednesday 20th November 2019 7pm   The Farewell – Sunday 24th November 5pm     The Professor and the Madman – Wednesday 27th November 7pm   All three films will be shown …

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