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


Hail storms bring chaos to Malaga roads

Early morning hail storms have caused massive traffic jams on Malaga roads. The traffic jams are mainly in the direction of Cadiz and on the Guadalhorce motorway. Heavy hail and rain that swept through the province this morning have caused traffic tailbacks on most major roads leading into Malaga. On the ring road and the A-357 traffic jams were at …

New planetarium to open on the Costa del Sol

New planetarium

The city of Malaga has put out a tender order for the building of a state-of-the-art planetarium on a large site within Campamento Benitez. Interested parties now have until February 8th, 2020 to submit their plans for the building of the planetarium, along with a concession period that will last for 37 years. Located near Malaga’s border with Torremolinos, Malaga …

Nerja gets 280,000€ to rejuvenate the Carabineros promenade

Paseo de los Carabineros

After having been neglected and closed off to the public since 2002 due to the danger of rock falls, the coastal pathway known as the Paseo de los Carabineros is about to get a facelift. The Government Council of the Diputación de Málaga has approved 281,368 euros of funding for the recovery of Paseo de los Carabineros. The work is …

New 2020 traffic laws include a crackdown on scooters and big penalty for using a phone when driving.


As soon as the new Spanish government is up and running, the Dirección General de Tráfico (DGT) wants to implement new laws for drunk driving, using a phone while driving and a ban on scooters using main roads. Regarding talking or texting on your mobile phone while driving the DGT wants to see offenders given a minimum of six points …

Malaga Province just had its driest ever year


It’s official, 2019 was the driest every year for rainfall in Malaga province since records began. Using the rain metre at Malaga Airport (APG) the Spanish weather agency Aemet had collected just 204.6 millimetres of rainfall for the entire year. This now sets a record for the least amount of rainfall in a single year since record taking began back …

What's On in Nerja and nearby


Nerja hosts ‘The Arcos de Buenos Aires Tango Show’

The Arcos de Buenos Aires Tango Show

Inspired by the most emblematic tangos of each era in the history of tango, the music and dance in the Arcos de Buenos Aries Tango Show is true to the barrios of Buenos Aries and the Río de La Plata. Featuring renowned violinists Walter Oscar Tejeda Carranza and Laura Sánchez García together with choreographers and dancers from the Argentine National …

Best of Blues night out in Nerja


The Malaga based Lito Blues Band has travelled extensively throughout Spain playing at all the major Blues Festivals and events. If you enjoy the Blues, now is your chance to see one of the region’s best Blues Bands live in Nerja at the towns Cultural Centre this Friday at 8 pm. The bands favourite artists include B. B. King, Etta …

Cinema in Nerja – What’s on the cinema November 2019

cinema in nerja

November 2019 Screening of films in English and other languages ​​at the Villa de Nerja Cultural Centre in Calle Granada, 45.  Cine Club Nerja Stan and Ollie – Wednesday 20th November 2019 7pm   The Farewell – Sunday 24th November 5pm     The Professor and the Madman – Wednesday 27th November 7pm   All three films will be shown …

Torre del Mar’s Weekend 2020 Beach festival tickets are now on sale


The first of next year’s Costa del Sol beach festival tickets are now on sale to the public. The popular Weekend Beach Festival will be held in Torre del Mar on the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd of July. Some 15,000 tickets, which is 3,000 more than last year ranging in price from 33 to 45 euros are now on sale …

Feria de Malaga: Everything you need to know


Every year thousands of people visit Malaga for the city’s annual feria to be treated to a celebration of local culture in a party-like atmosphere. Commemorating the incorporation of Malaga to the Crown of Castile by the Catholic Monarchs the feria celebrates the arrival of Queen Isabella I of Castile and King Ferdinand II of Aragon when they entered Malaga …