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Updated Today Friday 28th of August 2015
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19th “Swim Across Nerja” At Burriana Beach

Latest Whats On Friday 24th of July 2015

Burriana Beach NerjaThis Sunday, the 26th of July 2015, will see the 19th Travesía a Nado de Nerja (“Swim Across Nerja”) take place at Burriana beach.

Up to 200 swimmers will take part in the 1,200 metre swim, starting at 11.10am. Juniors will have their own swim of 500 metres, starting at 10.50am.

Trophies will be awarded for the winners in each class.

The event has been organised by Nerja council and will be fully supervised.

San Juan Festival in Nerja 2015

Whats On Tuesday 23rd of June 2015

San Juan Festival in Nerja 2015
El Noche de San Juan in Nerja takes place on the night of June 23rd each year, and continues until the morning of the 24th. The summer solstice has been the focus for festivals for thousands of years and it is no coincidence that Christianity chose to celebrate the birth of Saint John the Baptist...Read More »

Mo Gastrotapas Wins Nerja Ruta de la Tapa 2015

News Monday 22nd of June 2015

Mo Gastrotapas Wins Nerja Ruta de la Tapa 2015
The upmarket tapas bar, Mo Gastrotapas (near to the Villa Flamenca Hotel) has won this year’s Ruta de la Tapa (Tapas Trail) as voted for by the people who took part. Brasería Paco Mari (on Calle Cristo in the old town) came second and Tahona Holandesa third. Finally Viejo Sótano (on Los...Read More »

Nerja Wakes Up To A New Mayor(ess)

Sunday 14th of June 2015
After 20 years at the top of Nerja’s political greasy pole, the incumbent Mayor, Jose Alberto Armijo, has finally come sliding back down after failing to get enough support at last...Read More »

Nerja To Star In Dutch Film Production

Sunday 7th of June 2015
Holland is to be the latest in a long line of countries that have come to Nerja to film, when a Dutch production company visits the town this week. A team from NL Film & TV BV will be filming...Read More »

Calahonda (Papagayo’s) Beach Nerja Proposals

Wednesday 27th of May 2015
Nerja council have published an artist’s impression of their proposed redevelopment of Calahonda beach, next to the Balcon de Europa. Back in March the very popular beach restaurant, Papagayos,...Read More »

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Partido Popular Wins Nerja Local Election 2015

Monday 25th of May 2015
The ruling Partido Popular came out ahead in this weekend’s local election, but have lost the absolute majority they won in 2011, by only getting 10 rather than 12 seats on the council. The mayor’s party got 42.62% of the vote compared...

San Isidro Festival Nerja 2015

Monday 11th of May 2015
On the 15th May every year the festival of San Isidro takes place in Nerja. This is probably the most popular day of the year for most Nerjeños, when the whole town seems to decamp to the park surrounding the Maro caves and to party until the very...

Nerja “Feria Sabor A Málaga” Food Fair 2015

Thursday 7th of May 2015
This weekend Nerja’s Plaza de España (behind the Balcon de Europa) will be hosting the “Feria Sabor A Málaga” food fair. The festival will feature a total of 48 different food producers from around the region, who will have on...

Latest Comments

  • Bryn Calahonda (Papagayo's) Beach Nerja Proposals "Papagayo is marvellous. IT should be preserved for eternity! Cannot be closed. A world heritige place!!!'"
  • Lisa El Molino Flamenco Bar Nerja "Visited this bar on Saturday. Fantastic atmosphere! Almost enchanted...Guitar music started at 10. At around 11:30 the at was full of locals and tourists. Audience..."
  • tony Calahonda (Papagayo's) Beach Nerja Proposals "My goodness brian sad story . Just back myself from Nerja stayed at Stella Maris never heard a word about that sad event."
  • Jim Calahonda (Papagayo's) Beach Nerja Proposals "Fully agree with Jenni. There are so many places that you can visit for inexpensive good tasting food and atmosphere. Let us hope that this..."
  • LuisMa López Cerveceria MarBella - Tapas Bar, Nerja "Very bad service. I don't know how people can say that it's a good place to eat."
  • Jenni cleland Calahonda (Papagayo's) Beach Nerja Proposals "Why close PApagayos which was a wonderful venue at the height of the summer, inexpensive, good music and an asset to the community. Does the..."
  • Brian McCalden (Sunday Life writer) Calahonda (Papagayo's) Beach Nerja Proposals "Death of Irish man and death of a business too.... Just back this afternoon with Jet2 after latest stay (at Apartmentos Playa Torrecilla this time)..."
  • Malcolm Paseo de los Carabineros Blueprint Approved "This path was once one of our favourite walks. Looking forward to it being open again. To get the best from this path it must..."
  • Nerja Ruta De La Tapa 2015

    Thursday 30th of April 2015
    Nerja’s second “Ruta de La Tapa” (Tapas Trail) starts on Friday the 1st of May 2015 and lasts the whole month. This year there are a total of 17 different tapas bars taking part across the town, from Torrecilla over to Burriana,...

    Nerja To Get New Bollards

    Sunday 26th of April 2015
    Nerja council have finally come up with the solution to the problems that visiting motorists face when following their sat navs to the Balcon de Europa. No longer will hapless tourists drive down ever narrowing pedestrianised streets, past tables of...

    Nerja’s Fuente de Europa Fountain On The Move

    Sunday 19th of April 2015
    Works are underway on the promenade at Torrecilla beach in Nerja, just below Bamboo restuarant, where Nerja Council are in the process of moving the Fuente de Europa fountain. The fountain was originally located hidden away between Parque Verano...

    Tutti Frutti Spring Festival 2015 (Fiesta de la Primavera)

    Friday 10th of April 2015
    This year’s Spring Festival (Fiesta de la Primavera) will be held in Tutti Frutti square on Saturday the 18th of April 2015 starting at 1pm. The fiesta has been organised by the youth department at Nerja council along with the bars on the...

    Fears For 25 Year Old Man Lost At Torrecilla Beach Nerja

    Wednesday 8th of April 2015
    A 25 year old Polish man has gone missing, after falling into the sea from rocks at Torrecilla beach Nerja in the early hours of Wednesday morning. Personnel from the police, fire brigade, coastguard and Protección Civil were called out at 1.30am,...

    New Car Park At Burriana Close To Completion

    Tuesday 7th of April 2015
    The new underground car park at Burriana is moving nearer to completion and is expected to be open before the summer. The €2.6m project got underway in May 2013 with a forecast completion time of 18 months. The car park is on three levels and will...

    Nerja Semana Santa – Easter – 2015 Events

    Friday 27th of March 2015
    Semana Santa, or Holy Week, is marked by a series of processions around the town by the different religious brotherhoods, where funereal music, slow drum beats and incense set the mood, whilst dozens of volunteers carry huge platforms bearing images...

    Two New Foot Bridges For Playazo Beach Nerja Planned

    Wednesday 18th of March 2015
    Two new bridges will be constructed on Nerja’s El Playazo beach, at the western end of the town. The bridges will span the two rivers at either end of the beach, allowing pedestrians to cross the rivers Chillar and Seco without getting their...

    Papagayo Beach Restaurant Under Threat Of Closure

    Thursday 5th of March 2015
    Nerja’s very popular beach bar and restaurant, Papagayo, on Calahonda beach, next to the Balcon de Europa has been told that they will be unable to reopen this spring after their winter break, as Nerja council have changed the classification...

    Thousands Turn Out For Nerja’s Dia Del Pedal 2015

    Wednesday 4th of March 2015
    Over two thousand people on bicycles crammed into the narrow streets of Nerja, for the 2015 Dia Del Pedal (Day of the Pedal). The annual event, which takes place every year on Andalucia day (February 28th), had 2,150 participants, close to the...

    Nerja Carnival 2015

    Monday 9th of February 2015
    Nerja Carnival takes place every year in the week before the start of Lent, which itself is the run up to Easter. The finalé of the Carnival is the ‘Entierro Del Bogueron’ or the Burial of the Sardine – in this bizarre and macabre...

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