Hotel occupancy during the Carnival weekend was 89.46%, according to the Council.
The weather cleared up a bit for the Carnival procession, so nobody froze or got wet as the parade snaked its way through the streets of Nerja.
This year’s opening speech – pregón – at the Nerja Carnival will be given by local lad José Manuel Moreno who has been participating in carnival events since he was four years old.
The competition is now open to design the poster for the 2015 Carnival, which takes place from February 12th to 15th 2015.
The weather had looked a little ominous on Saturday morning, with light rain and cool winds, but it cleared and stayed fine for the annual Carnival procession through the streets of the town.
More than 650 drawings were received from primary school pupils for the Carnival Drawing Contest and these will be on display in the Youth Information Centre in calle Cristo until March 3rd 2014.
The controversy over the alleged ban on people dressing up as Guardia Civil officers during Carnival has been clarified in Congress by the Minister of the Interior, Jorge Fernández Díaz.
The number and value of prizes at this year’s Carnival have been increased, a measure coinciding with the thirtieth anniversary of the event.
The registration period is now open for those wishing to operate the two bars being permitted during the Nerja Carnival, which takes place from February 27th to March 2nd.
Málaga Council has granted the distinctive Fiesta de Singularidad Turística to Nerja’s Carnival due to it being a event that provides originality and tradition to the cultural heritage of the province.