Nerja’s beach restaurants face shake-up

New concession scheme could see some long-time chiringuitos change hands

Diners at the chiringuito restaurant on Burriana beach Photo D. Jamieson


By Dave Jamieson

Councillors in Nerja have surprised beach restaurant owners by announcing that concessions on a number of them will not be automatically renewed from next year. Almost all of those affected are on the town’s Burriana beach and the decision means the best known, Ayo and Moreno, which both opened in the mid-60s, could change hands.

The three-party left-wing coalition which overthrew the Partido Popular at the town hall last year says the move is the “most appropriate” to ensure a continuous quality service.


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