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 …

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 …

Nerja street to be closed to traffic during the summer

Nerja town

In an effort to help boost trade and tourism Nerja Town Hall has decided to close Calle Diputación, from six in the evening until three in the morning. This measure will come into force from the 28th May and last until 31st October.  It is hoped that as the street will be free of motor vehicles and pedestrian-friendly that local …

Nerja to re-open sports facilities


Now that Nerja has entered phase one of the climb-down from the government-imposed state of emergency, Councillor for Sports, Daniel Rivas, says that the Municipal Sports Centre and tennis courts are open. The athletics track at the Enrique López Cuenca Stadium will only be available to athletes recognised by the Consejo Superior de Deportes. To access the track athletes must …

Tuesday’s outdoor market not ready to reopen


Nerja’s Tuesday outdoor market will remain closed at the request of the market traders. Spain lessened the restrictions to outdoor markets, allowing them to open with 75% fewer vendors than usual while limiting public access to a third of its overall capacity. Given these severe restrictions members of the Unión Nacional de Empresas del Comercio Ambulante, UNECA and the Asociación …

Alhambra Palace- Now easier to get tickets


As one of the most popular attractions in all of Spain, the Alhambra Palace in Granada attracts tourists from around the world. While this is, of course, good for Spanish tourism, so many people visiting the country miss out on seeing what is undoubtedly one of the great wonders of the world simply because it is so difficult to get …