Latest Nerja News

Burriana Beach tourist information hours

Nerja Department of Tourism has announced new opening hours for the tourist information office on Burriana Beach.   The office will be open to the public from 11:15 am to 2:30 pm Monday through Thursday and from 11:15 am to 2:30 pm including evening hours of 5:00 pm to 8:15 pm on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The hours for the …

Three people injured after falling down a ravine in Nerja

Three people were injured after a car they were travelling in crashed down a ravine near El Cañuelo Beach.   After receiving a 112 call, members of the Guardia Civil, along with the fire and ambulance service rushed to the scene near to El Paraíso restaurant where they found the car and its three occupants at the bottom of a …

2018 Nerja Fair poster contest

Entries are now being accepted from artists and designers to create a poster for the 2018 Nerja Fair. You may work as an individual or team and must have you’re originally work submitted prior to August 10th.   The subject is, of course, the Nerja Fair and must be 100% original and unpublished while also having never been entered in …

Spain manager sacked just days before World Cup

Just days before playing their first match in Russia against fierce rivals Portugal, the Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) has sensationally sacked the national team manager. Real Madrid stirred up the water by announcing that Julen Lopetegui would be arriving at the Bernabeu to take over from Zinedine Zidane.   The 51-year-old former goalkeeper was unbeaten in his role of national …

Burriana Underground Parking is open

Nerja parking official Cristina Fernández announced on Friday that the underground parking facility at Burriana Beach was officially open. The Burriana underground parking complex offers the public 240 parking spaces with 8 spaces designated for people with reduced mobility.    

Nerja Municipal Swimming Pool is open for the summer season

The Nerja Municipal swimming pool will be open to the public from Monday June 10 until the 31st of August.   From the 11th of June until the end of the month the pool will be open from 11:00 to 14:00 and from 16:30 to 20:00. During the months of July and August the opening hours will be from 10:00 …

Charity scam targets tourists in Nerja

According to local news publications, a group of scammers are touting their trade in Nerja looking to take advantage of tourists and the elderly. The way the scam works is that you are approached by a person asking you to sign a petition to help the disabled or another reputable charity. Once they have your attention they then ask for …

Kirk MacDonald & Daniel Torres Jazz Nights + JAM

Kirk MacDonald is a Canadian jazz musician and composer. He has been nominated for four Juno Awards, with his album The Atlantic Sessions winning the 1999 Juno Award for Best Mainstream Jazz Album. Currently, MacDonald is one of the most sought-after saxophonists on the international jazz scene. He has collaborated with musicians such as Tom Harrell and Harold Mabern and …

Cockroach plague to hit Spain

A warning by the Spanish board of health suggests that there is a “high risk” of a cockroach plague affecting all regions of the country this summer. Heavy springtime rainfall paired with rising temperatures is believed to be a catalyst in driving cockroaches from the campo to urban areas.   The board of health goes on to say that not …

Malaga welcomes Cirque du Soleil

Montreal based theatrically acrobatic group Cirque du Soleil returns to the Costa del Sol with a new show for the first time in ten years. Entitled “Totem” the show explores a theory of mankind’s evolution from the primordial, amphibian state toward the aspiration of flight exploring many myths and beliefs along the way.   The show arrived at the Cortijo …

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What's On in Nerja and nearby

The Cultural Centre Villa de Nerja celebrates 20 years

With this initial concert began what has come to be known as “the week of open doors”, a time when local musicians and performers can take to the stage and showcase their talents.   Now 20 years on and over two thousand shows later the Villa de Nerja Cultural Centre is celebrating the event by holding a concert by the …

Marty Elkins Jazz Trío

Born in Jersey City, New Jersey, Marty Elkins grew up listening to soul stations broadcasting out of New York City, and the late night R&B shows like Jocko’s Rocket Ship.    Later while at college in Boston, Marty came across a copy of Billie Holiday’s “Lady in Satin” and instantly fell in love with jazz, a theme which is reinforced …

Ocean Boulevard- Eric Clapton Tribute

The 1974 album 461 Ocean Boulevard was Clapton’s first release after recovering from a three-year addiction to heroin and features the Bob Marley and the Wailers cover “I Shot the Sheriff.”   After overcoming his drug addiction Clapton realized that he had wasted three years of his life just watching television while getting out of shape and decided to take …

New Photo Exhibition for Nerja Market Hall

Born in Malaga in 1966, Pozo realized at a young age he had a  passion for travelling and taking photos “I see life in black and white and that is why they are all those tones”, explained the photographer. The travelling spirit of the artist has been captured in photographs where “the essence of what is found on the other …

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.

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) …

Great Tuna Competition comes to Nerja

Tuna competition comes to Nerja

While for the uninformed this may sound like a fishing competition, it is, in fact, a Spanish tradition dating back to the 13th century when poor students would sing together in the streets for money to pay for their tuition fees. Over the years it has evolved into a singing competition where students dress in traditional costumes and sing serenades to …

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