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 features

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)
How to get there

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.

How many vacation rentals are available around Málaga?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 14,338 house rentals around Málaga. From 2,495 Villas to 1,945 Houses, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Málaga is on HomeAway.

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

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Málaga:

  • La Malagueta: 140 vacation rentals
  • Jardín de la Abadía: 206 vacation rentals
  • Palma-Palmilla: 1,280 vacation rentals
  • Playas del Palo: 159 vacation rentals
  • La Merced: 779 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Málaga?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Málaga. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Banco de Espana: 7,569 home rentals
  • Gibralfaro Castle: 7,529 home rentals
  • Plaza de la Merced: 7,558 home rentals
  • El Corte Ingles Commercial Center: 7,609 home rentals
  • Plaza Aduana: 7,562 home 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 vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Villas in Málaga?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 2,495 Villas in Málaga. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Málaga include:

  • Houses: 1,945 lodging choices
  • Condos/Apartments: 8,727 lodging choices
  • Bungalows: 518 lodging choices

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Málaga?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 9,623 vacation homes with pool available in Málaga.

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