Petition against new luxury golf complex gains momentum


Despite everyone being housebound due to the state of emergency imposed after the COVID-19 outbreak, a petition to stop the building of a golf complex has gotten 2,500 signatures. Local action groups opposed to the project, Otra Nerja and Maro es Posible have managed to collect 1,200 in just five days. The large area of land in Maro where the …

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


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. …

Local company creates a mini-shuttle to reduce pollution on the cliffs

Sea Kayak Nerja-Maro

Local sea kayak company Maro-Kayak Nerja is now offering its customers a free shuttle bus service from Nerja to Maro beach. The new courtesy shuttle alleviates the need for customers trying to find a place to park while also helping to reduce pollution in one of the area’s most beautiful natural settings.   The Nerja to Maro beach shuttle starts …

Another win for Álvaro Fernández

No surprises in the XXXII Carrera Urbana Feria de Maro, Álvaro Fernández from the Cueva de Nerja-UMA Athletics Club winning the event.

Tabletom in Maro

Tabletom headline the II Villa Detunda Rock concert, part of the Maro Feria – Feria de las Maravillas – celebrations.

Free shuttle bus for the Maro Feria

This year, for the very first time, there will be a free shuttle bus service between Nerja and Maro for the upcoming feria in Maro.

Maro Feria Street Race

The annual Carrera Urbana (Street Race), part of the maro Feria celebrations, takes place on Friday September 4th 2015.

Eurovision singer shoots video in Nerja

Spanish pop star Edurne was in Nerja yesterday shooting scenes for the official video of the cycling Tour of Spain 2015 (La Vuelta de Espana) at El Canuelo beach in Maro. The video features Edurne’s new song ‘Amanecer’ (‘Dawn’) which is the official song of La Vuelta 2015 which will ride through Malaga on August 24th. However, perhaps more significant …