Spain’s top cycle race comes to Malaga

Vuelta a España comes to Malaga

The main field or group of cyclists in the Vuelta a España will make its way across 280 kilometres of southern Spain taking in the Costa del Sol and inland areas during the first four stages of this year’s tour from Saturday August 25th through Tuesday, August 28th.   Spain’s biggest cycle race never forgets Malaga, with this year’s tour …

Feria de Nerja 2018

Traditionally always held during the second week in October the Feria de Nerja is one of the most exciting times to visit the Costa del Sol resort. With celebrations and musical events happening all over town locals and visitors take over the streets for some good-natured family fun.   For 2018 the Feria is expected to begin on Wednesday the …

Nerja prepares for the White Party

Nerja is preparing to celebrate in style a new edition of the White Party, an event that usually brings together thousands of people. Locals and tourists all gather at Burriana Beach dressed in white to dance to techno music under the stars.   This year’s party will take place on August 14, from 9:00 p.m. to 03:00 a.m., at Burriana …

Southern Spain to witness spectacular meteor shower

This year’s Perseid meteor shower reaches it’s peak viewing time between August 12th and 13th when the moon is absent from the night sky.   To see the spectacle at its best, either stay up late or get up just before dawn when you can to see an expected 100 meteorites falling per hour. The meteor show can be viewed …

Music and Cinema under the stars

Starting Sunday, August 5th Summer Film Nights will take place in the Plaza de la Iglesia in Maro starting at 10pm.   The screening will take place every Sunday night throughout the month of August commencing with the Spanish comedy “Lord, Give Me Patience”. The following Sunday, August 12th will be the animated children’s movie “Pets” with “Miss Peregrine’s Home …

150 people evacuated from Nerja hotel

Hotel workers called 112 early Friday morning after a fire broke out in the kitchen of the Hotel Marinas de Nerja.   150 hotel guests who were mostly still in bed were told to evacuate their rooms by the Guardia Civil until the fire was put out by the emergency services. Once firefighters had extinguished the fire and it was …

XXII Swim Across Nerja

The 22nd annual Swim Across Nerja will be held on Sunday, August 5, at Burriana beach.   Categories are divided up into age groups from juniors to senior citizens with different swimming lengths for each age group. Registration for the event will take place on the beach at 9:00 am with the first race at 11:00 am for children who …

Burriana Beach prepares for the Media Legua race

Nerja Councilor for Sports Cristina Fernandez and honorary president of Nerja Athletics Club Francisco Ortega announced the date for this year’s Burriana Beach race.   This year marks the 28th edition of the race on Burriana Beach which will be held on August 17th with a start time of 7:00 p.m. Athletes, non-athletes, their supports and spectators are invited to …

Local authorities clean up Maro Beach

Local Police, together with the Civil Guard ordered people illegally camping on Caleta de Maro Beach to take down their tents and move on.   Municipal Operative Services led by José María Rivas then took about cleaning up rubbish discarded on and around the beach. The City of Nerja is grateful for all these actions, being one of the many …

Spanish property prices are on the rise

According to Spain’s Statistical Office house prices are rising in the Balearics and along the coasts of Malaga and Alicante. The increase in prices is being fuelled by foreign buyers from Britain, Belgium and Scandinavia picking up properties priced well below the highs seen in 2007/2008.   Looking at reports filed for April of this year the amount of mortgages …