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’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 …

Nerja Town Hall closed for Easter

Nerja Town Hall will close for Easter from Monday 29th March to Monday 5th April. Only the reception on the ground floor will open just to present documents, on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 8 am to 9:30 am and from 10 am to 2 pm. During Easter, the Tourist Office will open every day from Monday to Sunday from 10 am …

Mobility restrictions from 19th March to 9th April

Below we outline the mobility restrictions for Andalucia from 19th March to 9th April. Mobility: You can’t go out or come into the region of Andalusia. You can’t go out of the province of Malaga or out of any province of Andalusia. If you live in Nerja, you can’t go to the nearby towns of La Herradura, Almuñecar, Salobreña or Motril as they belong …

Covid rate in Nerja drops to new lows

The cumulative incidence rate of Covid-19 in the last 14 days in Nerja is today at 18.9 per 100,000 inhabitants. Just 4 individuals have tested positive over the last 2 weeks. The mayor has congratulated the people of Nerja and Maro for the responsible behaviour maintained in recent weeks, which is allowing us to keep our municipality at the level …

Latest information on vaccination and restrictions in Nerja

Updated: 11th March 2021 For the moment, foreigners can only obtain a vaccine at a public health centre if they are registered with the Social Security system and have the medical card “tarjeta sanitaria”. At the moment the Nerja health centre “Centro de Salud” is phoning the 80 age group. Please note that persons considered in the risk group, have …

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.