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


Campaign to raise awareness about recycling.

The Ayuntamiento of Nerja, has launched a campaign to raise awareness about recycling. The mayor stressed the need to launch these awareness campaigns, highlighting the importance of recycling for the protection of the environment and conservation of our coastline. This initiative also provides information on the correct separation of waste, and promotes the reduction of the use of plastics, to …

Use of masks recommended by the Mayor of Nerja

With the new regulations of Pedro Sánchez’s government on the use of masks, the mayor of Nerja, José Alberto Armijo, has recommended that residents and visitors continue to use them, even in outdoor spaces. “As long as the health situation in the municipality remains as it is at present, with high rates of incidence of the virus, we must continue …

Nerja shops can now open Sundays and Holidays

Nerja ZGAT

From 1st June through to 30th September, shops in Nerja will be able to open every day of the week, including Sundays and public holidays. The municipality has its first Zone of Great Tourist Influence (ZGAT) for the purposes of opening hours and will be able to open without restrictions up to a month earlier than in previous years and …

Nerja council rejects toll road proposal

The secretary general of the PP in Nerja and councillor for Safety and Transport, Francisco Arce, and the party’s spokesman, Jonathan Méndez, have expressed their rejection of Pedro Sánchez’s government’s intention to impose tolls for the use of motorways and roads throughout the country. They have described the proposal as harmful to the economy of Nerja and the province of …

Nerja bike lane project moves ahead

Nerja Town Hall has taken a new step in the bike lane project that will link Nerja and Maro. The Mayor, José Alberto Armijo, announced that “the Governing Board has approved the Construction Project for Cycle Path 1, phase 1.2, corresponding to the section that will run through the urban area, between the access roundabout to Burriana beach, on Avenida …

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.