Discover a selection of more than 10,000 holiday rentals in Málaga, ES that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo holiday homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including private pool and pool. Prices start at £ 52 per night, and villas and houses are popular options for a stay in Málaga. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Explore Málaga from holiday lettings

In a Flamenco-esque twirl of Spanish energy and Mudejar towers, Málaga stakes its claim to the cultural capital of the whole of southern Spain. As if to say, "move over Cadiz, move over Seville", this confident and classical city proudly touts its grand Alcazaba and the opulent Baroque domes of the great Malaga Cathedral – have the camera ready. Meanwhile, Picasso's masterworks and oodles of avant-garde art linger in the museums, and tapas bars hum until the early hours. Want beaches? Málaga holiday rentals are also a base for exploring the world-famous Costa del Sol.

History

Historic sites near Málaga holiday homes

Málaga is filled with fascinating historic sites to enjoy on your trip. Holiday homes are available near heritage locations like Alcazaba, a medieval Moorish palace with lush, fountain-filled gardens, and Cathedral of Málaga, an iconic landmark with a baroque façade, ornate details and a local history museum. You’ll also enjoy Castillo Gibralfaro, a hilltop castle ruin sight with walking trails and sweeping views.

Things to do

Sightseeing near Málaga holiday lettings

As many as 30 museums make their home in Málaga, imbuing it with a cultural undercurrent that other Spanish cities simply can't match. Start – of course – at the Picasso Museum. It's just off the Plaza de La Merced, where the master was born, offering visions of his surrealist sketches and Dadaesque works. There's also the Malaga Wine Museum for those who prefer to sip their way through local heritage. And there's the acclaimed Museo Carmen Thyssen, a place to explore the ins and outs of Andalusian creativity.

Activities

Things to do near Málaga holiday homes

Málaga's downtown is like the canvass of a Picasso painting – bustling, colourful and scrawled with intriguing aspects. Bag yourself Málaga holiday rentals in the gilded Old Town if you really want to be in the midst of it all. That's a land of filigreed balconies and ornamental churches, where every corner you turn will reveal another Moorish treasure or babbling Baroque fountain. The streets are narrowed by rows of cafes and bars. Some pulse late with sloshing sangria. Others hone in on the delights of fine-dining, bringing a modern and exciting edge to the traditionalism of Andalusia.

Weather

Local weather for your stay in Málaga holiday homes

Even when the resort towns of the Costa del Sol have shut up shop for the winter season, Málaga stays open for business. In fact, it's such a lived-in, working Spanish city, awash with such culture, that a visit between December and March promises to be just as immersive as one in midsummer. That said, far more people come between May and August. The added bonus of beach-worthy temperatures in the 20s and 30s can be a tad too hard to resist.

Natural features

From mountains to waves in Málaga

The wide sands of Malagueta and La Caleta combine to give this corner of Andalusia the sort of yellow-hued bays you'd expect of the Costa del Sol. You can even bag Málaga holiday rentals within walking distance of the beaches. If you prefer the mountains, then look north. That's where the Montes de Málaga Natural Park extends into the sierras. It's criss-crossed by walking trails, like the Sendero de Torrijos and the Sendero de Contadores, which pass waterfalls and poplar groves and streams aplenty.

Beaches

Best beaches near Málaga holiday lettings

Málaga boasts beautiful beaches for sunbathing and swimming. Holiday homes can be found near places like Playa de La Carihuela, a popular beach with a boardwalk and amenities, and Playa de La Malagueta, a sandy beach with seafood shacks and a playground. Playamar, a beach with watersports, sand volleyball and town amenities, is also popular.

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.

Can I find a vacation rental around Málaga?

Yes, our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 14,641 vacation rentals near Málaga. From 2,928 villas to 5,807 houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Málaga for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

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

Whether you're traveling 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:

  • Malaga-Este: 2,831 vacation rentals
  • Churriana: 170 vacation rentals
  • La Malagueta: 137 vacation rentals
  • Puerto de la Torre: 45 vacation rentals
  • Carretera de Cadiz: 514 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, 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 traveling to Málaga?

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

  • Málaga Cathedral: 7,611 vacation rentals
  • Alcazaba: 7,646 vacation rentals
  • Centre de Arte Contemporaneo: 7,609 vacation rentals
  • Plaza de la Merced: 7,599 vacation rentals
  • La Farola - Andalucia Open Future: 7,603 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Málaga listed on Vrbo UK 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. Vrbo UK has 2,928 Villas in Málaga. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Málaga include:

  • Houses: 5,807 rentals available
  • Flats: 8,344 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 511 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals 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 9,924 vacation rentals with pool available in Málaga. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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