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The name Malaga already awakens the inner eye of many holidaymakers to stroll with a cool ice through picturesque alleys and to let their soul dangle under the Andalusian sun. And since Malaga is just the right place for this, you will be spoilt for choice when looking for a beautifully furnished holiday home. The Mediterranean city centre near the Plaza de Uncibay as well as the Plazuela Virgen de las Penasl from where it is only a few minutes walk to the harbour as well as to the numerous museums is especially big. Very popular are also vacation rentals and apartments with pool in the district Playa de la Malagueta, as numerous accommodations have a breathtaking sea view. If you like it a little quieter, you can look around for a vacation rental on the northern outskirts of the city, where you can relax near the Botanical Garden and the Embalse del Limonero lake, far away from the tourist hustle and bustle.
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As the cultural centre of Andalusia, Malaga has a lot to offer families. The showpiece is undoubtedly the endless sandy beaches, which stretch from north to south over several kilometres. Besides the flagship Playa La Malagueta and the "pearl" Playa La Caleta, the city also offers some smaller bathing bays like Playa Banos del Carmen and Playa Penon del Cuervo, which are especially suitable for romantic hours for two. For those who want to move a little after relaxing on the beach, a guided bicycle tour into the surrounding area or a side trip to the interactive museum "Museo Interactivo de la Música de Malaga" is recommended. Speaking of museums. While the young visitors can no longer escape their amazement by visiting the Fliegereimuseum and the Automobile Museum, art lovers can look forward to a detour to the Museo Picasso and the Museum of Contemporary Art. A further highlight is the visit to the bullring, which is only a few minutes away from your holiday apartment in the centre and which is still used regularly today. The cultural trip is rounded off by an exciting sightseeing tour through the Moorish fortress Alcazaba and the Castillo de Gibralfaro.
Things to know
Due to its proximity to the African continent, average maximum temperatures in Malaga do not drop below 16 degrees even in the deepest winter, making the Andalusian capital a worthwhile destination for winter refugees from cold northern Europe. But those who want to spend a bathing holiday there should better target the time between the end of May and the middle of October, when water temperatures of up to 24 degrees Celsius as well as up to 11 hours of sunshine per day attract.
Did you know that Málaga was founded by the Phoenicians in the 8th century B.C. and was initially called 'Malaka'?
Top 5 travel tips
1st Summer Festival: If you are in Málaga in August, don't miss the city's summer festivals on two weekends in August! The character of the city could not be better received than during such a festival!
2nd Alcazaba: A highlight in Málaga is the former Phoenician palace complex from the 11th century Alcazaba. Visit the beautiful park, the local Roman theatre and let yourself be fascinated by the impressive masonry. Also the lovingly designed garden and the paintings are worth a visit.
3rd Gibralfaro Castle: The most visited building in Málaga is the 14th century Gibralfaro Castle. It served to protect the Alcazaba and to shelter the troops. During a walk on the fortified wall you will get a unique view of Málaga.
4. enjoy Andalusian cuisine: In Malaga's old town, look out for the small restaurants where the locals also stay and immerse yourself in the culinary world of Andalusia. You should definitely try the cold garlic soup with almonds and raisins (ajoblanco), the grilled sick (pulpo) and the Spanish potato salad (ensaladilla rusa).
Get to know Malaga from its beautiful side: Go aboard one of the numerous excursion ships in the harbour and take part in a sightseeing tour, during which you will not only be able to admire the greatest sights from the sea side, but you will also be told one or two exciting stories about Malaga's past.
FAQs: Vacation Rentals in Malaga
How much do the vacation rentals in Malaga cost on average?
Last year, rentals in Malaga had an annual average cost of around $166 per night.
During which months can you find the best price for vacation rentals in Malaga?
]If you are looking to get the most out of your money, the cheapest months to visit Malaga are November ($148 the average per night for accommodation), May ($149), and March ($154).
When are vacation rentals more expensive in Malaga?
At the time of booking a vacation rental in Malaga, the highest prices can usually be seen in the month of August (with an average of $212 per night), followed by July ($187), and then September ($174).
Do I need to plan a trip to Malaga well in advance?
It is better to plan ahead in Malaga as only 28% of the accommodations are available throughout the year, following the data observed in the previous year.
When are more vacation rentals available?
The most available months are, on average, April (with an availability of 44%), May (38%), and October (34%), according to the trends observed in the prior year.
During which months is it more difficult to find available vacation rentals?
Vacation rentals in Malaga reach their peak in demand in August, with an availability rate of 14%. The second most requested month is December, with 18%, and the third is February with 18%. During this period, the availability is very low (17%). It is therefore recommended to book early.
How many vacation rentals does Holidu have in Malaga?
In Malaga we collaborate with 56 different providers to give you a choice of 4,000 properties, so you will not be short of options!