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)

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.

Where to stay around Vélez-Málaga?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 3,871 holiday lettings near Vélez-Málaga. From 710 Houses to 945 Villas, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Vélez-Málaga is on HomeAway.

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:

  • Urbanización Punta Lara: 107 holiday homes
  • Oasis del Capistrano: 517 holiday homes
  • Las Chapas: 353 holiday homes
  • Urbanización Ladera del Mar: 102 holiday homes
  • Pedregalejo: 187 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?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Vélez-Málaga. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • El Ingenio Mall: 5,820 holiday lettings
  • Aquavelis Water Park: 5,791 holiday lettings
  • Church of San Juan Bautista: 5,760 holiday lettings
  • Teatro del Carmen: 5,766 holiday lettings
  • Centro de Arte Contemporaneo de Velez Malaga: 5,777 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 710 Houses in Vélez-Málaga. Our other popular types of Vélez-Málaga holiday rentals include:

  • Villas: 945 self catering accommodations
  • Flats: 1,943 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 148 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 2,625 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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