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


SIERRA NEVADA: Spain’s premier ski resort gets a 9€ million upgrade


As the Sierra Nevada Ski Resort gears up for another exciting winter season Spain’s premier skiing destination has invested 9€ million in upgrades. With better snow management, added snow cannons, restoration work and new runs the 2019/2020 season looks like being the best ever. Europe’s most southerly ski resort is located near to the city of Granada just two hours …

Heavy people are to be banned from riding Mijas’s famous donkeys


Starting next year people who weigh more than 80 kilos will not be allowed to ride Mijas’s famous donkeys. The ban comes after a lengthy campaign run by animal rights activists who claim that the donkeys are overworked. Back in August, a local councillor’s proposal to ban people weighing over 80 kilos from riding the donkeys was quashed by members …

Malaga’s Santa Catalina castle is set to be turned into a five-star hotel.

Castillo de Santa Catalina

Constructed in 1932 in a Moorish revival style by the Count of Mieres, the Castillo de Santa Catalina has more than 3,500m² of public areas, gardens and terraces. Currently operating as a 4-star hotel, the historic Malaga landmark has been bought by the company that owns the Hotel Soho Boutique Málaga and an Ecuadorian investment group. The hotel is now …

Multi-million euro go-karting complex to be built in Malaga

Multi-million euro go-karting complex to be built in Malaga

A 50€ million go-karting complex complete with a cinema, events room and a sports museum is set to open on the Costa del Sol in 2020. Dutch sports and leisure investment company Nansen Capital has announced plans to build the sporting complex in Malaga. Working in conjunction with Spain’s Sun Kart, Nansen Capital is currently studying three possible sites in …

No more 30€ bank charges for going overdrawn


Following a case brought before Spain’s top court, banks are no longer allowed to charge you a 30 euro penalty when your account goes overdrawn. With most peoples monthly bills being paid by direct debit and companies like Iberdrola never taking the money out of your account on the same day each month it’s easy to go a few euros …

What's On in Nerja and nearby


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 …

Indian Restaurant Discount Offer this summer!

If you have a craving for curry why not pop down to Madras Curry House in Torrox. They specialise in delicious Indian/Nepalese dishes to tantalise your tastebuds. Until September they also have an exclusive discount for our Nerja Today readers – Saving 15% off their dishes! Show a copy of this voucher on your mobile. Make sure you reserve your …

Outdoor cinema in Nerja

With the frequent warm evenings on the Costa del sol, children don’t often get to bed so early. In fact, many locals and visitors enjoy sitting outdoors when it seems too warm to sleep. Well, with this in mind, it has been decided that an outside Cinema will be provided for families to enjoy watching a film together outdoors during …