Holidays in Nerja: 10 Tips to study Spanish in Nerja

Study Spanish in Nerja.

Learning Spanish in Nerja is a very exciting and interesting experience. If you are thinking of coming to learn the language to Nerja, these  tips could help you to prepare your trip and to make the best  of it.

What clothes to take to travel to Nerja.

Speaking of weather Nerja is talking about good weather, having 300 sunny days a year, pleasant temperatures almost all year round and optimal conditions for practicing outdoor activities.

The temperatures in Nerja fluctuate during the day between 15 degrees on average in winter to 32 degrees in summer, while during the night the temperature ranges from 7 degrees in winter to 21 in summer.
They are pleasant average temperatures that make this place a corner with a lovely and mild climate.

November and January are, in addition, the two rainiest months, while in months like June, July or August the rain usually shines by its absence.

The climate in Nerja is what has motivated so many foreigners to establish their residence in this town, since it is considered the best climate in Europe together with Torrox., that’s why from  May  til October prepare lightweight cotton clothing, short-sleeved shirts, shoes that are always comfortable and, if possible, open, swimsuits, sunglasses and a swimsuit , From October to April, it is necessary to bring jackets and sweaters.

Hospitals and travel insurance for your holidays in Spain

In Spain, there is a wide network of medical centers and hospitals, well distributed throughout the country, and with excellent quality.
All people from the European Union have the right, being carriers of the European Health Card to receive medical assistance, as well as Switzerland, Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein.
For other tourists, it is advisable to take out travel insurance, which has a wide coverage in case of needing healthcare, as well as being covered in case of repatriation.

Electric appliances

The electricity has a voltage of 220 volts, at 50 Hz of alternating current. Keep in mind, that the plugs are of the 2 round plugs, in case you need an adapter to charge your photo and video cameras, or your mobile.

Mobile phone in Spain

There are roaming agreements with many of the telephone companies of all countries in the world, so the usual thing is that when you turn on the phone at the airport, it connects to one of the local networks, Vodafone, Movistar, Orange, etc. . In the case of the need to make many calls, the most advisable thing is to buy pre-paid cards in any call center or call-center, in which by dialing a toll-free number, and a pin number, we can call all the countries in a more economical way, as well as buying SIM cards from telephone companies considered “low-cost” such as Lebara, with very interesting international rates.

Driving style

The country has an extensive network of  roads  and highways, which comfortably communicate all cities. For driving it’s used   the right lane, and it is forbidden to use the mobile phone (except with hands-free), as well as the use of the belt is compuslsory for all passengers. Residents in the European Union, Switzerland, Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein, only need their driving license in force, but if it you are coming from another country, the International Driving Permit is essential.If you want to rent a car, bear in mind that it is necessary to be over 21 years old and to have the driving license for at least 2 years , and a credit card as a guarantee is neccesary.

Business hours

Most of the establishments are open from Monday to Saturday, from 10am to 2pm. and from 4:30 pm to 8:00 pm, in summer until 8:30 pm. The large shopping centers have a continuous schedule from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. and they open the first Sundays of the month and holidays, except in the most tourist areas of the city, where they are allowed to open every Sunday.Most banks and savings banks open from Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. and pharmacies from 9.30 to 13.30 h. and from 16.30 h. at 20 h., and of course, in each area there is a pharmacy on duty outside normal hours.

Money and currency exchange in Spain

The currency used is the euro, and you can exchange currency in all banks, savings banks and exchange offices that are located throughout the city, as well as in most hotels. Travelers are also accepted Checks and international credit cards such as Visa, MasterCard, Diners Club, and a little less accepted American Express, with a large network of ATMs at your disposal.

Eating  in Nerja

If you like to eat well, you have chosen the perfect country for your holidays, since Spanish cuisine is rich, varied, healthy, traditional and a fundamental element of our culture.Meeting around a table is the best excuse for any social event, family reunion or with friends.
If you come to Nerja you have to try its gastronomy. And you’ll have to go for tapas, whether you want to or not, because if you do not go for tapas, you’ll leave without knowing part of Nerja. There are many things to do and places to visit in Nerja, including its great bars where tapas and savor the typical food of this coastal town. Nerja is a town with many tapas bars. If you visit Nerja you can’t miss the pleasure of having a good cold beer in one of its chiringuitos or terraces.

Shopping in Nerja

In the souvenir shops you can find t-shirts, key chains, mugs and all kinds of objects that represent emblematic monuments, bulls or sevillanas, some of them quite interesting.
High quality olive oil can also be a good option to remember the Spanish flavor at home.


Tips are not obligatory, nor are they included in the bill, so if we are satisfied with the service, it is advisable to leave some tips for waiters, taxis or similar services.