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Fifth Rio Chillar Clean Up Walk

Latest Whats On Tuesday 15th of September 2015

Nerja council have organised, in collaboration with the Civil Protection and the Environment and Cleaning departments, the Fifth Rio Chillar Clean-Up Day to be held on Sunday the 20th of September 2015.

The participants will meet at 8.30am at the car park on Calle Mirto (above the Tuesday/Sunday market site) and can choose from two routes, with different levels of difficulty, one suitable for everyone, including families and the other only suitable for people with a good level of physical fitness and who are not scared of heights. For the easier route, participants will be able to stop when they want.

Volunteers can register to take part in the clean up at the tourist office on the Balcon de Europa or the Cultural Centre on Calle Granada.

Nerja Hotels Report Successful Summer Season

News Sunday 6th of September 2015

Nerja Hotels Report Successful Summer Season
Nerja’s hoteliers have reported another succesful summer, with occupancy rates reaching 96% in the month of August. Most of the visitors have come from Spain itself, followed by the British, French, Germans, Italians, Swedish and Irish in terms of numbers. Nerja’s tourist information...Read More »

19th “Swim Across Nerja” At Burriana Beach

Whats On Friday 24th of July 2015

19th “Swim Across Nerja” At Burriana Beach
This 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....Read More »

San Juan Festival in Nerja 2015

Tuesday 23rd of June 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...Read More »

Mo Gastrotapas Wins Nerja Ruta de la Tapa 2015

Monday 22nd of June 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...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 »

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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 around the Balcon de Europa and Calahonda beach from...

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, announced that they were unable to re-open this...

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...

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  • Brian mccalden Calahonda (Papagayo's) Beach Nerja Proposals "Thats for sure. We back there tpmorrow and thanjfully can enjoy The Boatyard for live music. Nice there as it is that's hardy the same..."
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  • Wendy Simm Search Continues For Missing British Tourist Gordon Simm "my husband was walking to La Cadena he had done part of this route previously, not sure if he was in the Rio Chillar he..."
  • Terry Murphys Bar, Nerja "Had a great time at Murphys bar last year it is now owned by Linda & Gary still as friendly as ever even without Des..."
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  • Mrs C Marsh Papagayo Beach Restaurant Under Threat Of Closure "We have been visiting Nerja for over 10 years.We visit usually twice a year, in August and October. We were shocked to hear the closing..."
  • 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...

    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...

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