Nerja Factfile

Use this handy factfile to get information on the resort of Nerja, Costa del Sol.

Nerja Spain

Facts and Information for Nerja Spain

Location: Between Velez-Malaga and Almunecar, Malaga province, on the coastline of Andalucia, Spain.

Population: 22,000.

Municipal Area: 85 square kilometres.

Nerja Tourist Information Office: Puerta del Mar, Tel: 952-521-531.

Nerja Fiestas: Here ar just a few of the fiestas and festivals which are held in Nerja throughout the year: Three Kings (January), Carnival (February), Fiesta of San Isidro (May), Fiesta of San Juan (June), Caves Festival (July), Feria of Nerja (October).

Nerja Shopping: For some interesting craft shops, check out the old town.

Nerja Markets: Main street market on Tuesdays.

Nerja Hotels: Hotel Carabeo, the Riu Monica Hotel, the Hotel Nerja Princess, the Hotel Paraiso del Mar, and the Hotel Marina Turquesa.

Nerja Beaches: Playa Burriana, Playa Caletilla, Playa Calahonda, Playa Torrecilla, Playa Playazo, Playa El Salon. There are some 9 kilometres of Nerja beaches in all.

Nerja Attractions: Balcon de Europa, 17th century El Salvador church, Nerja caves, Gardens of Capistrano Playa.

Nerja History: Nerja caves show of human habitation at least 20,000 years ago, for many centuries just a small fishing village, 20th century development of tourism.

Nerja Restaurants: Rendevous 952 526 010, the White Truffle 952 533 909, Henley's 619 476 204.

Nerja Bars: Bamboo (Torrecilla beach), Bar Uno (Los Huertos), Blue Lagoon (Calle Fray Junipero), Irish Annie's (Calle Almirante Carranza 28, Nerja).

Nerja Airport: Nearest airports Malaga 55 km, Granada 120 km.

Nerja Golf: Baviera Golf.

Airport driving distances: Malaga airport to Nerja is a driving distance of 43 miles, Granada airport to Nerja is a driving distance of 70 miles.

Nerja Links: Nerja Guide - Nerja Map - Nerja Weather

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