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? 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’s expats recommended to change resident card for TIE

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Many British residents in Nerja still have the old green paper residency card. Find out how to change to the TIE residency card or how to get it if you are not resident yet.

Nerja declared Area of Large Tourist Influence benefiting local businesses

Nerja Businesses to benefit from extended opening hours during Easter and Summer

Nerja Caves reopen for a special week of activity including free admission for children.

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The Nerja Caves will reopen its doors from Monday 22nd February until Sunday 28th February for families in Malaga’s municipalities, with the entrance for children being free of charge.

Huge open-air drive-through coming to Malaga

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With inspiring plans for Andalucia, investors are set to build the first permanent drive-in cinema in Malaga. The outdoor facility will house hundreds of cars while screening the latest movies and will be the second largest in Europe. Now the plans have been approved, work will commence in the following weeks with the cinema set to open by the summer. …

Reminders for Travel restrictions – Malaga province

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You may have already heard that from Wednesday 20th January 2021 entrance in to Malaga city was not allowed and residents can not currently leave Malaga city. However you may have one or two questions that need confirmation. Can I go to Malaga airport ? In short, yes if you have a flight booked already and if you have your …

What's On in Nerja and nearby

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Spain’s Film Award ceremony to go ahead in Malaga

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At the beginning of each new year Spain begins the countdown to the traditional Goya Awards. Established in 1987, the ‘Premios Goya’, (as known in Spanish), are Spain’s main national annual film awards. The Academy celebrates the quality of Spanish cinema accumulating with the presentation of the famous Goya ‘trophy’. These awards are given to those voted as the best …

Historic Photography exhibition Nerja

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The 300th anniversary of the completion of the chapel of Nuestra Señora de las Angustias de Nerja (1720-2020), can be visited at the Villa de Nerja Cultural Centre. The exhibition “The chapel and the Virgin of Nerja through photography” is a collection of photographs that show the exterior and interior image of the intriguing building, some decorative elements and the …

Join an ice cream route in Torrox this September

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Torrox Town Hall have recently launched a new ice cream route for their campaign ‘Stay frozen in the best climate in Europe.’ Running until 27th September, the campaign aims to boost visitors to the local ice cream parlours. To take part you simply collect a card in any of the ice cream parlours that are participating in the campaign. Purchase …

Nerja’s Best Tapas Restaurants – Part One

Fancy a Tapa? Discover the best tapas restaurants in Nerja as recommended by residents and visitors.

Exhibition this Thursday of Painter Coby Bloemsma

On Thursday 20 August the Town Exhibition Hall will be opening its doors for an exhibition of the painter Coby Bloemsma.