Nerja’s old sugar factory could get a new lease of life

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The local Nerja government has decided to reactivate its plan to build an 18-hole golf course on the old sugar factory site near the Maro A-7 junction. After having shelved the project in 2015 following his loss of power in the local elections, Mayor Alberto Armijo, now back in the driving seat is looking to push ahead with the project. …

Most photographed beach to get a new restaurant

Nerja Council has approved the contracting of an ‘Economic Feasibility Study’ for the construction and operation of a new restaurant to be built on the famous Calahonda beach. Detailed requirements will be made available for relevant businesses to place a bid to acquire the rights to build and operate a restaurant on the popular beauty spot. Calahonda beach used to …

Update: Spanish government now allows two in a car but with strict conditions

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Spain’s Ministry of Transport announced today that two people, including the driver, can now travel together in the same vehicle. To comply with the new rules, the passenger in the car must sit in the back seat as far as possible away from the driver. While this will be seen as a slight relaxation of the State of Emergency rules, …

Spain’s emergency laws to combat the coronavirus

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Due to the on-going coronavirus pandemic, Spain has followed Italy’s lead by introducing a series of measures aimed at curtailing the spread of the virus. All sports, concerts and events that attract large numbers of people have been suspended. Also too, the closure of non-essential shops, bars, restaurants and places of entertainment. Hotels and camp-sites have been commanded to follow …

Nerja temporarily closed parks, gardens, restaurants and beaches

The mayor of Nerja instructed the councillors of Operational Services and Beaches, to seal the parks and gardens of the town, restaurants to close as well as to temporarily prohibit the use of the beaches. He gave order to the Local Police to ensure compliance with these temporary restrictions. Some UK visitors have been proud of the efforts that Nerja …

British supermarket to open in Mijas

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The same company behind the Costa del Sol’s Iceland stores is backing the Food Co, a new venture to sell Tesco’s range of products in Las Lagunas on the road between Fuengirola and Mijas. Food Co has rapidly been expanding in Spain with a chain of supermarkets selling Tesco products and expects to have its new Mijas location open before …

Fire breaks out on Nerja Balcon

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Just moments ago, black smoke was seen gushing out of a building in the air above the Balcon de Europa. Reports say that the restaurant behind the Sabadell bank in Nerja had black smoke bellowing from three of its windows. Within approximately fifteen minutes, three fire engines arrived at the scene to tackle the fire. A Passer-by also heard small …

Visit the Malaga Automotive and Fashion Museum

Visit the Malaga Automotive and Fashion Museum

If you fancy trying something a little different to do while holidaying in Nerja, why not spend the day in Malaga visiting the Malaga Automotive and Fashion museum. Rated as being one of the top ten museums in Spain and the number one attraction of things to see and do in Malaga by travel website TripAdvisor, the Automotive and Fashion …

Filming A Place in The Sun returns to the Axarquía

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Famous for having the best weather in Europe, the Axarquía (Eastern Region of Malaga) is welcoming back UK Channel Four’s popular reality television show A Place in The Sun. The Axarquía Film Office has just confirmed that the television show that shows British buyers looking for a home in Spain will be filming in the villages of Aceituno, Alcaucín, Almáchar, …

Two Malaga towns to get more funding after being declared ‘tourist municipalities’

Frigiliana close to Nerja

Six Andalucian towns have now been declared as being ‘tourist municipalities’ and include two in Malaga Province. In recognition of their importance to tourism, each of the towns will be able to get funding to help them cope with an influx of tourists during the summer. The Malaga towns awarded the classification are Frigiliana and Antequera. The other four towns …