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The Nerja municipal dependency of Maro, has combined the tradition of eating roasted chestnuts and sweet potato on All Saints Day with the ever-more-popular Halloween and come up with Maroween.

Nerja Loses Blue Flags

The Nerja Councillor for Beaches, Nieves Atencia, has issued a press release to inform that the Asociación de Educación Ambiental y del Consumidor, (who issue the blue-flag distinctions) has withdrawn the blue-flag category from the Maro and El Playazo beaches.

El Canuelo, Maro

The Nerja Town Hall has petitioned the regional Board of Agriculture, Fishing and Environment for permission to install sunbeds and suitable shade on Playa de El Cañuelo; the beach concerned lies within protected parkland (Paraje Natural Acantilados de Maro- Cerro Gordo).

Artificial Reefs for Cerro Gordo

The regional Board for Agriculture and Fishing has presented a prior study for the installation of artificial reefs just off the Acantilados de Maro and Cerro Gordo; i.e. the natural park.

Deadly Diving

A 37-year-old Portugues tourist lost his life after diving into the sea from a rocky outcrop in the Paseo de los Carbineros area in Nerja. The accident occurred around midday on Thursday the 24th of February, when the man, who was in the company of family and friends, decided that he would dive head first into the sea from a low rocky outcrop…

RBL Charity Walk

On Sunday 6th November eighteen members and friends of the Nerja Branch, Royal British Legion took part in a sponsored walk through the town in support of the 2011 Poppy Appeal. Setting off from the Al Andalus Hotel in Maro, the group made their way down to the Balcon de Europa and then on to the Puente restaurant where they enjoyed drinks and tapas.

Playa Cantarrijan

This summer saw a record number of visitors on one of the Costa Tropical’s most popular nudist beaches, Playa Cantarrijan, within the sub-municipal boundaries of La Herradura.

Danish Outing

Many travel agencies in Denmark market tours to this area of Andalucia. In fact, many more tours come than we realize. The reason we hardly notice them is because the tour groups are very busy experiencing more in one week than the most of us here do in a given month. I accompanied a group recently and this is what we did: