Destination guide

Take in the beachside beauty of Malaga

Take a holiday 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-see attractions. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday 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 holiday 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 centre:

  • 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 holiday around warm-weather activities, August, July, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 30°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 centre:

  • 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)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Malaga

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

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 near Málaga?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 14,000 holiday rentals near Málaga. From 2,399 Villas to 1,901 Houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Málaga for a long holiday or a weekend break 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 rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Málaga:

  • La Goleta: 1,392 holiday homes
  • La Victoria: 1,373 holiday homes
  • Ensanche Centro: 1,530 holiday homes
  • Centro: 1,555 holiday homes
  • Málaga-Este: 2,760 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes 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 homes near great places in Málaga. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Santa Anna Art Museum: 7,178 holiday rentals
  • Plaza del Siglo: 7,299 holiday rentals
  • Banco de Espana: 7,190 holiday rentals
  • Parque Natural Montes de Malaga: 5,701 holiday rentals
  • Andalucia Technology Park: 7,915 holiday rentals

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 2,399 Villas in Málaga. Our other popular types of Málaga holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 1,901 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 8,555 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 513 holiday houses

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 9,377 holiday homes with pool available in Málaga. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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