According to the Council statisticians, hotel occupancy over Semanana Santa exceeded 95%, particularly from Thursday to Saturday when the rate hit 95.82%. During the same period last year the figure was 85.20%.
For the whole week the occupancy rate was 89.06%, although some establishments in Nerja apparently registered 100%.
A total of 2,195 people visited the Tourist Office during the week, with the majority, 908, being domestic tourists. The Spanish were followed by the British with 390 and the Germans with 211 visits. The busiest day was Good Friday with 351 people seeking information.