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


Nerja going even more floral

The Nerja Town Hall will continue to beautify the village, planting more than 1,000 seasonal flowers in public spaces, streets and roundabouts in Nerja and Maro over the next few months. The councillor for Municipal Services, Gema García, made the announcement this morning during a visit to Calle Hernando de Carabeo, where work has begun on planting decorative pots. “We …

Provinces open up for mobility on Thursday 29th April

From Thursday the 29th of April you will be able to travel out of the province of Malaga or out of any other province of Andalusia.This means that now you can go to the nearby towns of La Herradura, Almuñecar, Salobreña or Motril that belong to Granada. You can go to any of the 8 provinces of Andalusia: These are Malaga, Granada, Almeria, …

Burriana beach awarded distinguished Ecoplayas 2021 flag

filming Nerja beach

BURRIANA beach has achieved national recognition with an Ecoplayas 2021 flag, awarded by the Technical Association for Waste Management and Environment ATEGRUS. The beach has been recognised for its “commitment to the environment, highlighting the implementation of eco-innovations”. The new residual water treatment plant has been in operation since last year and the town is now reaping the rewards for …

Nerja bike lane project moving along

Nerja Bikes

Nerja Town Hall is making progress regarding the bike lane project that will link Nerja and Maro. The project has a budget of 967,059.38 euros, and includes the construction of the bike lane, 2,049 metres long, which will be executed in two phases. The first will run through the urban area, between the access roundabout to Burriana beach, on Avda. …

Nerja’s Cultural Centre to resume public performances

Next Saturday, the 27th, the Cultural Centre will resume its public performances with the Spanish group “Los Canallas”. This performance will be followed by the theatrical group “Teatrés” on the 10th of April, and the musical duo on the 24th of April. In May, two flamenco performances are planned, with Fernando del paso on the 8th and Cynthia Martín on …

What's On in Nerja and nearby


Spain’s Film Award ceremony to go ahead in Malaga


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

Nerja photo exhibition

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

weather in nerja today

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.