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Ciara & Micheál – Our Cortijo Bravo Wedding 14th April 2017


Hotel Jimesol, MB Boutique Hotel, Balcón de Europa

The Wedding of Ciara & Micheál

14th April 2017

Nerja, Spain

If you’re reading this congratulations you made the cut!

We have compiled some information about our Wedding and Nerja itself that we hope will be helpful to you.

Nerja is a beautiful coastal town in Southern Spain. It is about 45 minutes from Malaga Airport.


Our Wedding Day

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Our Wedding will take place in Cortijo Bravo about 25mins outside Nerja. Cortijo Bravo is a small country house located outside Velez. We will be providing transport for all guests to Cortijo Bravo from Nerja on the day of the wedding and returning that night

Please ensure that you are ready and waiting at 14:15 in the Parking Carabeo car park in the centre of Nerja.

Below is a Google map link to the location of the car park:

There will be return coaches back to Nerja at 02:00 and 03.30 and the hotel will arrange a taxi for anyone wishing to leave earlier.


There are a number of Hotels, Guesthouses, Hostels, Apartments and Villas to rent in and around Nerja. Balcon De Europa is the central point in Nerja so anywhere walking distance from from there is a good location., Trivago and other hotel websites feature hotels in Nerja and have listings of apartments and villas to rent.

This is a list of some of the hotel accommodation around Nerja. They vary in style and price and we recommend looking these hotels up on the Internet to choose which suits best. There are also a number of apartments to rent on the Internet aswell.

– Hotel Jimesol’

– MB Boutique hotel

– Balcón de Europa

– Sercotel Perla Marina

– Hotel Villa Flamenca’

– Plaza Cavana

– Marina Turquesa ( about a mile from the Old Town)

– Puerta del Mar

– Nerja Club and Spa

– Parador de Nerja

– Mena Plaza (great location)

-Hotel Los Arcos (1.7km from the Balc�n)

– Toboso Apar-Turis

– Carabeo Vista Mar

– Hotel Bajamar ‘


The night before the Wedding

We are having pre wedding drinks on Thursday the 13th April in Cochrans Bar just off the Balcon de Europa. We’re hoping to kick off around 7.30pm.

The night after the Wedding

We are having drinks and Tapas in Mar Bella on the Saturday night from 7.30pm. Mar Bella is just minutes from the Balcon behind El Salvador Church. We have an area reserved out the back of Mar Bella.


Things to do in Nerja









There are a number of fabulous beaches in Nerja including Burriana, Carabeo and Carabeillo. All of these beaches are within walking distance from the Balcon.



Is a small mountain village about 10 minute drive from Nerja (only a few euro in a taxi) It has beautiful views and restaurants and is lovely for a stroll as it has won many awards for its beauty and conservation.


Nerja Caves

Nerja Caves are 5km from the Balcon. Buses leave Nerja regularly and takes 15 mins.


Getting to Nerja

Malaga Airport is a 40-45 minute drive to Nerja.


From Dublin Airport

Both Aer Lingus and Ryanair fly from Dublin Airport direct to Malaga

Shannon Airport

Ryanair fly from Shannon direct to Malaga

Cork Airport

Aer Lingus and Ryanair both fly from Cork direct to Malaga

From London


Easyjet and Monarch fly from Luton direct to Malaga


Ryanair, British Airways and Easyjet fly direct to Malaga


British Airways, Easyjet and Monarch fly direct to Malaga


Malaga Airport to Nerja

There are a number of car rental facilities at Malaga Airport. You can also organise private transfers the cost of which depends on the numbers of passengers, shuttle buses (please note these should be booked well in advance as only a few seats are available) run from Malaga Airport to Nerja or there is a bus service from Malaga Bus Station to Nerja (Timetables are available online).

Private Transfers

69euro for taxi up to 4 people

89euro 5 – 7 people

119euro for 8 – 20 people

65euro 1 – 4 people

89euro 5 – 8 people

109euro 8 – 12 people

Taxi 65euro

Minibus 90euro

These are only a few website suggestions there are plenty more to view online. These prices are from 2016 so may vary.


For the ladies (and maybe a few men… you know who you are!!)

Hair and Make-up

Andalucian Retreats – English speaking hair and beauty salon


WalliRon – English speaking hair salon


Beauty By Katie Nerja – English speaking beautician and Make-up artist


Loraine Brooks – English Speaking Mobile Hairdresser

Contact: +34 634366255

We would advise to book appointments well in advance as Easter is a very popular time in Nerja. Again this is only a guide they’re plenty more to choose from online.


Wedding Menu

Cortijo Bravo requires everyone’s meal choice for the reception two months in advance, so we are going to put the menu choice on the invitations and would ask that when you reply to the invite if you could also indicate what you would like on the day.

‘The main course choice is:-


Beef with sauteed vegetables and dauphinoise potatoes

‘ ‘ ‘ ‘ ‘ ‘ Or

Seabass Fillet on a bed of toasted noodles with a garlic and pepper dressing

Vegetarian Options are also available


Any other information that you require for our wedding please get in touch give us a text, call or email.

We are super excited and can’t wait to see you all on the big day!!

Ciara & Miche�l Xx

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