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Nerja Donkey Sanctuary - CLOSED

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Worth a visit here if only to support the worthwhile work being done by these people. Children will... read more

Reviewed 4 May 2017
jamp187062
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Preston, United Kingdom
Visited in 2006

We visited back in 2006. We used to visit Nerja as a family each year for about 15 years. The... read more

Reviewed 1 October 2016
Grace W
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1 Oct 2016
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Reviewed 4 May 2017

Worth a visit here if only to support the worthwhile work being done by these people. Children will love it .

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank jamp187062
Reviewed 1 October 2016

We visited back in 2006. We used to visit Nerja as a family each year for about 15 years. The donkey sanctuary was a good part of our trip and we went a few times. I'll always remember a goat called Rambo trying to headbutt...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Grace W
Reviewed 27 August 2015

Walked to see the donkeys but the sanctuary had closed. Nerja itself is great. Everything you need , beach, shops, restaurants , close by everything from walks to transport. loved the place, would love to spend more time there.

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank gyl49
Reviewed 31 May 2015

Nerja donkey sanctuary no longer exists. It was given an eviction notice by the town hall last year and they were given a certain length of time to find new premises. Unfortunately they didn't manage to do that so it's been closed down. Luckily all...More

Date of experience: May 2015
1  Thank geejay3
Reviewed 18 April 2015

I bought a large bag of carrots for the donkeys and, when I found the place on the map where the sanctuary should be, was told it had closed down. I was very sad.

Date of experience: March 2015
Thank prettypepper
Reviewed 21 March 2015

We looked and looked and looked. THERE IS NO DONKEY SANCTUARY. Luckily there are a LOT of bars as I needed to drown my sorrows because I love donkeys. Came home and signed up to Brookes who help beasts of burden worldwide.

Date of experience: January 2015
Thank E S
Reviewed 22 February 2015 via mobile

This sanctuary is no longer open. All animals have been rehomed all thanks once again to nerjas corrupt authorities

Date of experience: February 2015
1  Thank anntelford66
Reviewed 18 February 2015

Sadly Donkey Sanctuary closed at the end of June 2014. Due to a change of licence regulations by the Nerja council the Sanctuary could not get a licence and has had to close and what happened to the animals I'm not sure. Sad, but even...More

Date of experience: May 2014
1  Thank Wiggy67
Reviewed 14 February 2015

A trip to Nerja, we have been 9 times, would not be complete without going to the Donkey Sanctuary but this time walked up and down the road but it has disappeared?

Date of experience: February 2015
Thank eisak
Reviewed 3 December 2014

Sad to say the Donkey Sanctuary is now closed due to lack of funding and lack of support from the local authority (or so I believe). All live-stock found new homes so don't worry, just the workers came off worse.

Date of experience: January 2014
1  Thank sandra_gronbech
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