Antonio Mercero, director of Verano Azul dies

Loved by the town of Nerja after putting the municipality on the map following the release of hit television show ‘Verano Azul’ in 1981,  Mercero has been recognized with numerous awards, among them, in 1973 he got the Emmy for ‘La Cabina’ and in 2010 he received the Goya of honour from the Film Academy for his professional career.   …

Construction goes on…

Work continues on the construction of changing rooms and toilets in the Parque Verano Azul.

Digging in Verano Azul…

There is work currently going on in Parque Verano Azul, presumably the construction of the permanent toilet modules etc.

Verano Azul back on TV

TVE2 is airing all nineteen episodes, remastered, of the hit TV show Verano Azul, starting today, June 30th, and continuing Monday to Thursday each week. The episodes go out at 14:20 each day. The series was first aired in October 1981 and was last broadcast in 1995.

Project finally approved to restore ‘La Dorada’

It was originally envisaged that work to restore ‘La Dorada’, the replica of the boat used in the popular TV series Verano Azul, would begin at the end of last summer. However, it would appear that the damage to the vessel was greater than first thought and this meant that a complete project had to be drafted.

Winter closure of second Verano Azul travel agent…

The Verana Azul travel agency next to the iglesia El salvador in calle Carmen is now closed until March 31st 2013. The main Verano Azul premises is towards the bottom end (torrecilla beach end) of calle Chaparil.

Even less public parking

The 273 parking spaces in the Verano Azul underground car park are to become ‘residents only’, the current rotation system set to end under a new municipal ordinance.

All episodes of Verano Azul now available online

Radio Television Española has now made all 19 episodes of the 1980’s series ‘Verano Azul’ available for viewing online, so if you have never seen it, and want to see how Nerja looked in the eighties, head over to Verano Azul.

Verano Azul anniversary celebrations

Actors and others from the series ‘Verano Azul’ will be in Nerja on October 11th and 12th as part of the 30th anniversary celebrations of the hit TV series.

Verano Azul celebrations next week

Members of the 1980’s hit series ‘Verano Azul’ will be in Nerja for a couple of days next week as part of the 30th anniversary celebrations of the popular show which was set and filmed in Nerja.