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


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


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


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

food co

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 …

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


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


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 …