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!

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Two-meter long Jellyfish spotted on the Costa del Sol

A local lifeguard at Playa de la Chullera in Manilva spotted a two-meter long jellyfish swimming amongst tourists on the coast. Biologists from Aula del Mar in Malaga confirmed that the animal was harmless amid reports of worried tourists afraid to go into the water. The jellyfish was spotted around 2 pm earlier this week and marks the first time …

A Chorus Line ‘gets under way’ before its Malaga opening

All the promotions for the musical which will open Antonio Banderas’ new Soho Theatre in Malaga are well underway, including a sponsored sailboat at the Mallorca regatta. Broadway musical “A Chorus Line” will be the first show in Antonio Banderas’ newly renovated Soho theatre in Malaga and is due to open on October 18th. Before the opening, various promotions are …

July temperatures on the Costa del Sol were almost two degrees hotter than normal

Temperatures on the Costa del Sol continue to climb now that we are in August and were recorded by meteorologists as being almost two degrees warmer than normal during July. Data from the Aemet weather station, at El Cónsul close to Malaga Airport, show that the average daily temperature in July was 32.4 degrees. This is 1.9 degrees above the …

Costa del Sol police to use drones to catch motoring offences

Police across the Costa del Sol will start to use drones this month to catch people breaking the law when behind the wheel. While the drones will not be used to catch people speeding, they will be able to spot you talking on the phone or being distracted while driving. The road traffic authority (DGT) and members of Guardia Civil …

Large fines for not using rubbish bins properly on the Costa del Sol

Be careful of how you dispose of your rubbish on the Costa del Sol or you could face a fine of up to 3,000€. Local Police have announced that they will start handing out fines to people caught not disposing of their household waste incorrectly. This follows a campaign launched this week in one town called Mijas in an attempt …

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Indian Restaurant Discount Offer this summer!

If you have a craving for curry why not pop down to Madras Curry House in Torrox. They specialise in delicious Indian/Nepalese dishes to tantalise your tastebuds. Until September they also have an exclusive discount for our Nerja Today readers – Saving 15% off their dishes! Show a copy of this voucher on your mobile. Make sure you reserve your …

Outdoor cinema in Nerja

With the frequent warm evenings on the Costa del sol, children don’t often get to bed so early. In fact, many locals and visitors enjoy sitting outdoors when it seems too warm to sleep. Well, with this in mind, it has been decided that an outside Cinema will be provided for families to enjoy watching a film together outdoors during …

Nerja’s “Summer with the Crabs” features forty-five shows

The Councillor for Culture, Gema Laguna, has presented the poster and programming for the “Summer with the Crabs” 2019 events that started on Friday, July 19, in the Plaza de los Cangrejos, next to La Torrecilla beach.  Forty-five consecutive activities have been scheduled; all free, and will continue until Sunday, September 1st. In this latest edition of summer shows the …

Biggest Costa del Sol show announces Enrique Iglesias & Rick Astley to join Take That!

Gibraltar Calling 2019 is one of the biggest outdoor concerts of the summer and is billed as being two nights of incredible live music. Headlining this year’s concert will be multi-platinum and Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Enrique Iglesias. Enrique will be joined on stage by Take That, Rick Astley and Liam Gallagher along with other well-known names. Featuring Gibraltar’s iconic Rock as …

Torre del Mar Air Festival 2019

Every summer, thousands of people flock to the beaches of Torre del Mar to experience the Costa del Sols most exciting air show. The Torre del Mar Air Festival provides viewers with an avenue to celebrate, adventure, and technology through the dozens of airborne performers and their incredible acrobatic feats. The Torre del Mar Air Festival is a family-friendly, inspiring …