Latest Nerja News

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 …

New Nerja Health Centre approved

The new health centre in Nerja has been approved and is advancing very quickly. The mayor of Nerja,  José Alberto Armijo, appeared at a press conference on May 14, to report that the council has approved the Specific Administrative Clauses for the contracting of the new Nerja Health Centre. The basic bidding budget is €1,066,090 (£918,341).

Blue flag for Burriana and Torrecilla beaches!

Sea Kayak Nerja-Maro

Burriana and Torrecilla beaches have just been awarded the coveted Blue Flag distinction by the Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE). Nerja’s Mayor, José Alberto Armijo said “today is an important day for Nerja as a tourist destination. We have regained the Blue Flag which certifies the quality of the bathing water and the services offered by our beaches, which is …

Nerja going even more floral

The Nerja Town Hall will continue to beautify the village, planting more than 1,000 seasonal flowers in public spaces, streets and roundabouts in Nerja and Maro over the next few months. The councillor for Municipal Services, Gema García, made the announcement this morning during a visit to Calle Hernando de Carabeo, where work has begun on planting decorative pots. “We …

Provinces open up for mobility on Thursday 29th April

From Thursday the 29th of April you will be able to travel out of the province of Malaga or out of any other province of Andalusia.This means that now you can go to the nearby towns of La Herradura, Almuñecar, Salobreña or Motril that belong to Granada. You can go to any of the 8 provinces of Andalusia: These are Malaga, Granada, Almeria, …

Burriana beach awarded distinguished Ecoplayas 2021 flag

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BURRIANA beach has achieved national recognition with an Ecoplayas 2021 flag, awarded by the Technical Association for Waste Management and Environment ATEGRUS. The beach has been recognised for its “commitment to the environment, highlighting the implementation of eco-innovations”. The new residual water treatment plant has been in operation since last year and the town is now reaping the rewards for …

Nerja bike lane project moving along

Nerja Bikes

Nerja Town Hall is making progress regarding the bike lane project that will link Nerja and Maro. The project has a budget of 967,059.38 euros, and includes the construction of the bike lane, 2,049 metres long, which will be executed in two phases. The first will run through the urban area, between the access roundabout to Burriana beach, on Avda. …

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What's On in Nerja and nearby

Spain’s Film Award ceremony to go ahead in Malaga

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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

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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 …

Outdoor Beach Cinema Tonight in Torrox

Enjoy at night at the movies with a difference by joining the cinema on the beach this evening in Torrox. From 10pm at Playa Ferrara in Torrox you will be able to enjoy the movie ‘Mary Poppins Returns.’ Mary Poppins returns to the lives of Michael, now a single father, and his sister. The nanny arrives accompanied by her friend …

Noche Artesana Tonight in Frigiliana

Tonight Frigiliana will host the 𝐍𝐎𝐂𝐇𝐄 𝐀𝐑𝐓𝐄𝐒𝐀𝐍𝐀 from 7pm to 11pm.Meet local craftsmen creating their products whilst you tour this pretty village. There will be a free bus from Nerja at 7pm.

Enjoy a night of culture from the couch while under coronavirus lockdown

New York’s Metropolitan Opera

After being in the house during coronavirus lockdown, you may be looking for an interesting diversion to help the time pass by. Instead of making do with a movie or series that you’ve seen before, why not have a cultural evening with the difference? Now you can take advantage some of the world’s most famous theatres and their free streaming …

Tom Jones to perform on the Costa del Sol this summer

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Legendary Welsh singer and judge on “The Voice” Tom Jones is the latest performer to confirm that he will be appearing at the Starlite festival on the Costa del Sol this summer. Taking place in Marbella the Starlite festival invites famous artists from around the world to take to the stage on set dates during the months of July and …

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