Vélez-Málaga, Málaga, Spain

Vélez-Málaga, Málaga, Spain

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Where to stay around Vélez-Málaga?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 3,586 holiday lettings near Vélez-Málaga. From 1,552 apartments to 969 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:

  • Oasis del Capistrano: 519 holiday homes
  • Miraflores del Palo: 132 holiday homes
  • Las Chapas: 294 holiday homes
  • Urbanización Punta Lara: 114 holiday homes
  • El Palo: 164 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:

  • Centro de Arte Contemporaneo de Velez Malaga: 5,174 holiday lettings
  • Teatro del Carmen: 5,160 holiday lettings
  • Church of San Juan Bautista: 5,148 holiday lettings
  • Convent of San Francisco: 5,152 holiday lettings
  • Nerja Beach: 3,607 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 apartments in Vélez-Málaga?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 1,552 apartments in Vélez-Málaga. Our other popular types of Vélez-Málaga holiday rentals include:

  • Villas: 969 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 718 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 155 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including condos 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 2,581 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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    Make a holiday rental home or villa in Velez Malaga, Spain your home away from home

    The town of Velez Malaga, or just Velez to the locals, lies just 1km inland from the coast at Torre del Mar. Situated in the wide Velez Valley, a holiday rental property in Velez Malaga gives you the best of both worlds; a quiet, rural Spanish setting, just a kilometre from the golden beaches of the Costa del Sol. Velez Malaga is actually the administrative centre of Axarquia, with an economy still based on agriculture.

    Things to do in Velez Malaga, Spain

    Velez is a wonderful old village with origins dating back as far as the Phoenician era, and with monuments and styles dating from almost every era until the present day. There is a huge amount to see and explore as you tour the village, including many important archaeological discoveries. The impressive Fortaleza castle is impossible to miss, with its 16m tower standing proud in the middle of the Arrabal de San Sebastian district of the village. The Palace of Marquises of Benial and the Hospital of San Marcos are well worth visiting, and the charming churches of Santa Maria la Mayor and San Juan Bautista are charming places, both filled with beautiful pieces of religious art.

    Velez Malaga is a cultural and gastronomic centre on the Costa del Sol. The modern theatre, Teatro del Carmen sees a huge number of performances, from traditional plays to classical music, flamenco dancing to literature readings. The annual festivals in the Palacio de Beniel are well worth investigating, especially the February Carnival, the Real Feria de San Miguel in October and the Feria de la Veladilla del Carmen in July.

    There are plenty of activities to keep the whole family happy from a holiday rental villa in Velez Malaga. The Costa del Sol beaches are just 4km away, whilst the famous Baviera Golf Course and the endless fun of the Aquavelis Water Park can both be reached in just a few minutes drive from the town.

    Places to visit on holiday to Velez Malaga, Spain

    During the hot summer months, the beaches of Torre de Mar may seem completely irresistible. Located just 4km from Velez Malaga, Torre de Mar is one of the most attractive beach towns on the Costa del Sol; filled with Spanish charm and flanked by gloriously rural mountain scenery. The beach is backed by a smart promenade, filled with bars, restaurants and water sports centres, providing everything you could need for a great day on the beach. The Marina de Caleta de Velez is a magnificent sailing centre, and there are very few water sports that you cannot arrange from here.

    Weather in Velez Malaga, Spain

    The weather in Velez Malaga is always good. During June, July and August, daily peak temperatures are almost always in the mid 30’s (˚C). Temperatures remain easily warm enough to eat outside or take an evening stroll long into the evening. During the winter months, daily temperatures are still perfectly warm enough for outdoor activity or golf holidays to Velez Malaga accommodation, staying above 10˚C at almost all times.

    Travel to Velez Malaga, Spain

    A holiday rental villa in Velez Malaga is just 35km from Malaga International Airport (AGP). Malaga Airport is both the nearest airport to Velez Malaga and a very important transport hub on the Costa del Sol, and as a result, reaching a holiday rental in Velez is very easy from the UK. There are many regular flights from across Britain, with flights arriving on an almost hourly basis during the summer months. Taking a hire car for a Velez Malaga holiday is a great option, but not essential, as there are a good range of transfer options available.

    Attractions in and around Velez-Malaga

    First time in Velez-Malaga and looking for places to see? Local attractions include Aquavelis Water Park. Visitors searching for nearby cultural experiences can take a trip to Gibralfaro Castle and Alcazaba, or spend an enlightening afternoon at Picasso's Birthplace or Teatro del Carmen. To appreciate the outdoor scene, make time for beaches such as Playa de Torre del Mar and El Morche Beach, and green spaces such as Treasure Caves and Monte San Anton. Activities around the area include Baviera Golf, Anoreta Golf and El Candado Golf Course. Popular regional attractions such as Malaga Amphitheatre and Malaga Cathedral might be worth a visit during your stay. Also while in town, you can visit Centro de Arte Contemporaneo de Velez Malaga, Church of San Juan Bautista or Convent of San Francisco.