Churriana is one of Malaga’s ten districts and is often referred to as District 8. It is a pretty town in its own right with narrow streets of old Spanish houses running down towards the sea. This area of the Guadalhorce Valley has long been an agricultural area and citrus trees and olive groves still surround the area.
Churriana holiday rentals are ideally located for shopping, nightlife and the enjoying the beaches around Malaga. Sunbathing, swimming in the clean Blue Flag waters, boat trips, diving and other watersports are all easily available in the area. Take in the local historic highlights from your Churriana holiday rental which include the 19th century La Consula Mansion in beautiful grounds. Although it is now home to the Malaga School of Catering, the grounds are a public park. The San Antonio Abad Church and the 18th century Arcos de Zapata aqueduct add to the charm of the area. Other things to do include sampling the local food and drink, hiking, cycling and scenic drives into the nearby mountains.
Malaga has a fascinating history and offers plenty of places to visit. See the old fishermen’s cottages at El Palo and the lighthouse, now the iconic symbol of the city. The Old Centre of Malaga includes the imposing Cathedral, the Nazari Gibralfaro Castle and Alcazaba Fortress and the Roman Theatre. Nearby is the Plaza de la Merced where the artist Picasso was born. Malaga is also home to a number of interesting churches including St. John's, St. James', St. Domingo's, St. Augustine's Convent and the Episcopal Palace. The civil buildings such as the Count of Buenavista's Palace and the Consulate House are also worth a visit. Further afield, the gorge of Ronda is an impressive sight and the Alhambra Palace at Granada is definitely worth the drive.
Holiday villas in Churriana enjoy hot sunny summers and mild showery winters. From October to March temperatures range between 17-21°C (63-70°F) making it ideal for winter breaks. During the summer, temperatures are from 21-30°C (70-86°F) and there is very little rainfall. The maximum rainfall is in the winter, particularly in December, which has around 121mm (5 inches).
Churriana holiday villas are conveniently located just 8 km from Malaga Pablo Picasso (AGP) Airport. The airport is served by many budget airlines including Ryanair, easyJet, First Choice, BMI and Jet2 making it cheap and easy to reach from all over Europe. Visitors staying in Churriana will find it easy to explore the Malaga area on foot or by local bus but a hire car is useful for exploring more remote inland areas.