Andalucía will have the safest beaches in Spain this summer

Nerja Beach

Andalucía will apparently have the safest beaches in Spain this summer, according to regional minister Elías Bendodo, who was in Marbella this Monday to launch a €34M beach monitoring system. Bendodo stated that the region’s “Safe Beach Plan” was unique in Spain in helping guarantee health and safety measures amind the coronavirus pandemic. Of the €34 million euros invested in the …

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 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 …

Nerja gets 350,000€ to spruce up the towns beaches

playa-burriana-nerja

The Government of Andalucia has awarded the town of Nerja a grant through the Ministry of Tourism to help spruce up its beaches. The grant in the amount of 352,321.28 euros will be used to purchase beach cleaning equipment and machinery to improve the cleanliness and safety of Nerja’s beaches. Nerja was the only town on eastern Costa del Sol …

Beach quality flags are flying in Nerja

Nerja town hall is reporting that Quality Q flags have been hoisted on El Chucho, Torrecilla and Burriana beaches.   The flags are awarded by the Spanish Tourist Quality Institute to signify that the beaches meet stringent standards in line with UNE-ISO 13009, a standard agreed at international level in more than 90 countries. In order for a beach to …

Invasion of the jellyfish on the Costa Del Sol

Beachgoers have been told to be on the lookout for jellyfish after a plague of the mauve stingers arrived on the Costa del Sol. So far 11 tons of the creatures have been removed from the sand stretching between Torremolinos and Mijas and east of Malaga as far as Nerja.   The mass influx is believed to be due to …

Two injured on the beaches at the weekend

There were two accidents on the beaches in Nerja at the weekend, one man suffering major injuries to both legs and one arm after falling from a rock on Calahonda beach.

Urgent repairs to beaches

The Council is preparing to carry out urgent repairs and actions at several beaches in the municipality, work which should have been started much earlier in the year in preparation for the main holiday season.

Council approves receiving funds for beach improvements

In September, the Málaga Provincial Council and the Association of Municipalities of the Costa del Sol-Axarquia announced the funding a Tourist Investment Plan for the municipalities of the Costa del Sol and interior to the value of €1.5 million, the Provincial Council providing 80% of the funds and the Commonwealth the remaining 20%.