Destination guide

Why people love visiting trendy Velez-Malaga

Enjoy the culture and other features of Velez-Malaga. This trendy and relaxing city is well known for its theme park, golfing and coffee shops. Gibralfaro Castle and Alcazaba are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in and around Velez-Malaga

Are you looking for attractions to visit in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that Velez-Malaga has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Aquavelis Water Park (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Baviera Golf (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • Anoreta Golf (7 mi / 11.3 km)
  • Bodegas Bentomiz (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • El Candado Golf Course (12 mi / 19.4 km)
  • Parador Malaga Golf Club (20.5 mi / 33 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Velez-Malaga

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Velez-Malaga is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Playa de Torre del Mar (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Fuente Árabe (5.9 mi / 9.4 km)
  • El Morche Beach (8.1 mi / 13 km)
  • Playa del Cenicero (8.6 mi / 13.9 km)
  • Playa de las Lindes (9.1 mi / 14.6 km)
  • Treasure Caves (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Velez-Malaga

Fly into Malaga (AGP), the closest airport, located 20.8 mi (33.5 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Granada (GRX-Federico Garcia Lorca), which is 34.8 mi (56.1 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Vélez-Málaga?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 5,002 holiday lettings around Vélez-Málaga. From 1,229 villas to 946 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

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

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Vélez-Málaga:

  • Nerja City Centre: 1,281 holiday homes
  • Carihuela: 1,012 holiday homes
  • Málaga-Este: 3,055 holiday homes
  • Chimenea: 1,059 holiday homes
  • Oasis del Capistrano: 671 holiday homes

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

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Vélez-Málaga? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Vélez-Málaga. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Baviera Golf: 5,187 holiday lettings
  • Parroquia de San Andres Apostol: 6,799 holiday lettings
  • Centro de Arte Contemporaneo de Velez Malaga: 6,858 holiday lettings
  • Aquavelis Water Park: 6,789 holiday lettings
  • La Ruta de los Tajos: Comares, Colmenar y Alfarnatejo: 5,098 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Vélez-Málaga listed on 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 Vélez-Málaga?

Yes, of course. offers 1,229 Villas in Vélez-Málaga. Our other popular types of Vélez-Málaga holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 946 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 155 self catering accommodations
  • Flats: 2,420 self catering accommodations

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 Vélez-Málaga?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 3,325 holiday homes with pool available in Vélez-Málaga. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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