Destination guide

Take in the beachside beauty of Malaga

Take a vacation to Malaga and enjoy the area's museums, history and monuments. This romantic city is known for its beaches, shopping and restaurants. Malaga Cathedral and Malaga Amphitheatre are just a couple of the must-sees. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Sightseeing in and around Malaga

Do you want to find things to do in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that Malaga has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • El Candado Golf Course (4.4 mi / 7 km)
  • Parador Malaga Golf Club (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Guadalhorce Golf Club (6.2 mi / 10 km)
  • Aqualand Torremolinos (8.1 mi / 13 km)
  • Crocodile Park (8.2 mi / 13.3 km)
  • Anoreta Golf (9.8 mi / 15.7 km)

Seasonal weather in Malaga

If you're planning a vacation around warm-weather activities, August, July, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 86°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Malaga

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Malaga is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Tajo's Tree-Lined Avenue (0.3 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Picasso Park (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Malagueta Beach (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Monte Victoria, Málaga (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Parque del Mar (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Morlaco Park (2.1 mi / 3.3 km)

Transportation options to and around Malaga

Fly into Malaga (AGP), the closest airport, located 4.9 mi (7.9 km) from the city center.

If you'd rather travel by train, the main station serving the city is Málaga María Zambrano Station. You can get around Malaga by jumping on the metro at La Marina Station, Guadalmedina Station or La Malagueta Station.

Where to stay around Málaga?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 13,431 holiday lettings near Málaga. From 2,271 Villas to 1,814 Houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Málaga is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Málaga?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Málaga:

  • La Malagueta: 146 holiday homes
  • Centro Histórico: 1,060 holiday homes
  • Teatinos: 31 holiday homes
  • Cerrado de Calderón: 128 holiday homes
  • Pinares de San Antón: 58 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Málaga?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Málaga. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Plaza de la Merced: 6,975 holiday lettings
  • Parque del Mar: 7,005 holiday lettings
  • Museo de la Semana Santa: 6,986 holiday lettings
  • Málaga Cathedral: 7,012 holiday lettings
  • Banco de Espana: 6,994 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Málaga listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Villas in Málaga?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 2,271 Villas in Málaga. Our other popular types of Málaga holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 1,814 self catering accommodations
  • Condos/Apartments: 8,306 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 512 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Málaga?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 8,772 holiday homes with pool available in Málaga. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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