Smiffs Book & Card Store is the local English language specialist for Nerja, the jewel of the eastern Costa del Sol in Spain's most colourful region, Andalucia.  Be sure to come and see us early on to get the best out of your life or holiday here. We stock latest bestsellers and reference books to help you get the best out of being in the area. Our opening hours are posted online at this website.

BOOK ORDERSNew, second-hand, out-of-print and antiquarian? Order through us and pick up from the store at your leisure. No need to queue at the post-office when you get the dreaded ‘missed delivery’ slip from an online shop!

CARDS & STATIONERYWe stock a large range of quality greetings cards, including art cards and for a wide variety of occasions, relatives and friends. We have a selection of beautiful gift stationery.

MAPS & GUIDES: We have a selection of local maps and guides for walking, driving and otherwise enjoying Nerja and the surrounding area of the Axarquia as well as the Alpujarras, Costa del Sol, Andalucia and Spain.

TELEVISION LISTINGS MAGAZINE: TV CHOICE, a magazine listing UK and satellite television stations arrives weekly at Smiffs. It is best to order in advance to be sure of getting your copy, as we cannot guarantee that unreserved copies will be available. 


We stock The Complete Guide to Buying a Property in Spain. Written by Nerja-based property consultant Anthony ‘Tony’ Foster, this authoritative guide has helped buyers since 1994. Tony’s book gives you just what you need to budget as accurately as possible, and to understand what your advisers – such as estate agents, lawyers and gestors – are doing on your behalfIf you are purchasing property in Nerja itself, even better, as the book is based on his experience and research into practices and costs locally. It even offers an ‘after sales’ service by providing contact details for questions about what you read. Apart from us, the book can be ordered online from, which also sells a Kindle eBook version.