Nerja water cleaning boats now active

nerja water cleaning boat

The water cleaning service for the coast of the Axarquia came into service yesterday, Monday, June 15, with ten boats that will cover the coast of Velez-Malaga, Algarrobo, Torrox and Nerja The service will be in place until the 15th of September.  It will be carried out every day, including Sundays and public holidays, by ten boats that will be …

​Municipal Gyms open with reduced capacity

municipla gym nerja

Municipal ​Gyms in Nerja opened​ on Monday the 15t​h​, both the one of the Athletics Track and the one ​in the Covered Pavilion, with special​ ​sanitary ​measures ​and reduced capacity.   Both will open from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., with the afternoon schedule for the athletics track from 6:30 p.m. to 9:45 p.m., while that of the covered pavilion will be from 6:00 …

Nerja wins award for best beaches in Europe

Nerja best beach award

According to ‘European Best Destinations’, Nerja stands out among one of the best beach destinations in the whole of Europe. The organization is based in Brussels and was created to promote tourism and culture in Europe, in association with more than 300 Tourism offices and the EDEN network. Nerja was awarded second place, just after Pasjaca, in Croatia. The councillor …

The municipal swimming pool in Nerja is now open


Nerja Town Hall Sports Councillor, Daniel Rivas said on Tuesday that the municipal swimming pool in Nerja would open on the 10th of June with strict coronavirus safety measures in place. The cleaning and disinfection of the pool and surrounding areas have been carried out according to the established rules. With regards to swimming, only ten people at a time …

First bathers hit the beaches in Costa del Sol

Malagueta beach Malaga

Costa Del Sol residents have been making the most of the beaches following the relaxation of the COVID-19 state of Emergency restrictions.  One resident who is one of the first people to arrive on the beach putting her sunshade up first thing in a morning reflects the feelings of many within the region: “We’ve been stuck inside for a long …

Nerja bus company offers free travel to pensioners and children under 12


Earlier this month, Nerja Town Hall announced that it had signed an agreement with a local bus company that will see those over 65 and children under 12 ride for free. The free bus travel for individual citizens is just part of a series of investments designed to help Nerja and its residents recover from the COVID-19 state of emergency.

Recreational use of the Chillar River is forbidden


Following the recent easing of the lockdown rules  there has been a massive increase in the number of people hiking around the Chillar River. As a result, Nerja Town Hall has decided that recreational use of the area is prohibited for the present time.  The ban also includes its connection with the upstream Higuerón River for all recreational purposes. Nerja …

The Nerja caves have reopened


The Cueva de Nerja has reopened to the public. The caves will be operating under its regular opening times from 09:30 to 16:30 and from June 23 until September 8, from 09:30 to 19:00. While only able to operate at a third of standard capacity the Nerja Cave Foundation will limit the number of visitors to 120 per hour rather …

Nerja beaches are now open as the area moves to ease the lockdown restrictions

Carabeo Beach Nerja

The councillor for Nerja beaches, Francisco Arce, has set out recommendations for the use and enjoyment of the town’s beaches during Phase 2. These recommendations are based on national and regional regulations for the responsible use of beaches.  The councillors recommendations include: Showering before coming to and after the beach.  The diligent washing of hands with soap and water or …

New showers and toilets for Nerja beaches


Nerja Town Hall has approved a proposal that will see seven new sets of showers and toilets being installed on the beaches of the town. Councilman for Nerja beaches Francisco Arce said that due to the state of emergency imposed after the outbreak of the coronavirus the project was put on hold. Now as Spain begins to come out of …