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Make a holiday rental villa or self catering apartment in Malaga, Spain your home away from home

The city of Malaga is known as the Capital of the Costa del Sol for many reasons. Anyone visiting the Costa del Sol will undoubtedly start their tour with a cheap flight to Malaga Airport, and many people never leave the city during their holiday to Malaga. There is a huge range of self catering accommodation in Malaga, from the luxury villas along the beachfront to the perfectly positioned apartments in Malaga town centre. Whether you come for the beaches in Malaga, the huge amount of culture or the historical attractions, one thing is for sure; a visit to a self catering apartment for rent in Malaga will provide you with a truly unforgettable break.

Things to do on holiday to Malaga, Spain

There is so much to see and do in Malaga that it has a request pending to become the European Capital of Culture. As the birthplace of Picasso, Malaga is the home to the Picasso Museum, which was opened in 2003 to global acclaim. Anyone with even a passing interest or admiration for the artist must visit the museum whilst staying in an apartment in Malaga. The ancient Moorish Castle, now a hotel, at the top of the hill stands prominently on the skyline and is a fantastic sight as you fly into Malaga Airport. The Archaeological Museum, houses in another Moorish Castle, and the vast Baroque Cathedral are also well worth visiting from and self catering accommodation in Malaga or the surrounding area. The official Malaga Tour Bus offers wonderful sightseeing tours of the city, taking about an hour and a half, which is an ideal way to get your bearings when you first arrive in an apartment in Malaga city centre.

The restaurants and cafes of Malaga city centre are a real treat. The café culture is delightful, with many lazy hours being spent sipping coffee watching the world drifting by. There is plenty of shopping to be enjoyed from an apartment in Malaga city centre, with plenty of chic boutiques lining the pedestrianised streets of the centre of town. This central shopping district is the site of a range of celebrations throughout the year, especially at Christmas and Easter, when street parades and performances take to the centre. The International Jazz Festival in November, Film Festival in March and Malaga Feria in August (the second largest fair in Europe) all attract huge numbers of visitors from around the world to stay in self catering Malaga accommodation.

The nightlife in Malaga is fantastic. From the traditional bodegas serving old fashioned local wines to the contemporary bars brimming with youth, the nightlife continues right through until dawn for many, and there are no shortage of bars and clubs to discover and enjoy.

The beaches in Malaga are beautifully well kept, with many miles of stunning sand beaches just a short walk from the city centre. The beach is the one of the finest city beaches available, amazingly clean and safe for bathing. There are also numerous water sports available, from windsurfing to deep sea fishing, canoeing to scuba diving. If you cannot find the water sport you would like to try from a holiday rental in Malaga, walk along the coast or drive the coastal road, as the whole of the Costa del Sol is a water sports haven. The golfing credentials of the countryside surrounding the city are unquestionable too.

Weather in Malaga, Spain

The weather you will experience from a self catering holiday rental apartment in Malaga is magnificent. Throughout the year, rain is rare and temperatures during the day remain above 15˚C. In summer, temperatures soar to between 30 and 40˚C, making the beaches a joy to visit. The shops, culture and entertainment accessible from an apartment to rent in Malaga never stops though, making Malaga a true year round resort.

Travel to Malaga, Spain

Malaga Airport, known as the Pablo Ruiz Picasso Malaga Airport, (AGP) receives a staggering number of flights every year. The UK is exceedingly well connected, with hundreds of cheap flights to Malaga Airport leaving every month, especially during the UK. Cheap flights to Malaga can be found through easyJet, BMIbaby and Thomsonfly to name just a few airlines.

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                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Real Spain And The Hosts Make The Difference

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      This is a good and spacious apartment in the La Union area, a working neighborhood where you'll hear and speak only Spanish. The new metro is around the corner and the buses are regular and inexpensive, that is if you wish to leave the area. The longer we stayed, the more we preferred just squiffing around the neighbor. It became more fulfilling than rushing into old town to sit with all the other English and Americans. The apartment is less than 10 minutes walk from the bus and train stations. Great news if you wish to take day trips out of town. The apartment is serviced by all the major supermarkets: Aldi, SuperSol, Lidl, Mercado and dozens upon dozens of small markets. There is a regular fish market within three minutes of the apartment. Oh, and a weekly farmer's market. The apartment is on the third floor of a nine story, quiet tower. It is well appointed, exceptionally clean and comfortable. It is in fact the largest apartment we have ever rented in Spain. But the real joy is to be found in the hosts: Katie and Jose. Usually hosts disappear like snow off a ditch after giving you the keys, but Katie and Jose are special, very, very special. I feel safe in saying we've never had such engaging and attentive hosts. Yet, we never felt intruded upon. It was Christmas and Katie had decorated the apartment for us. Lovely touch. And the day before Christmas, she and Jose arrived with a hamper they'd made up just for us. So Sweet. Advice and tips were dispensed within seconds of texting or calling. They anticipated our needs at every turn. It was great knowing they were at the other end of the phone and really cared that we enjoyed ourselves. We are already planning a return visit. Urban Spain at its best.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 15-Jan-2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Dec 2016

                                                                                                      Excellent position in the historic centre .

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      A super apartment, well equipped, nothing missing. Excellent position in the historic centre with easy access to all the sites of Malaga, plenty of good eating places nearby. .Sara was most attentive and informative. Back to the apartment which is as described in the photos and website. We would definitely consider a return visit. Highly recommended .
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 14-Jan-2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Dec 2016

                                                                                                      70m2, Unbeatable location

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      In the heart of the Historic Center of Málaga, plaza la merced, lies this fabulous Property, it has an unbeatable location, just 1 minute walk to the Cathedral, and 2 minutes walk to Calle Larios, both being the main sites of the City . It has a nice and discreet livingroom, the terrace with the amazing views and the room in this spacious apartment have windows to the exterior, both the living room, and the bedroom with amazing views to the Cathedral. The house completely detach from the noise from the Lively Historic Center while been right there at the same time, therefore its perfect and really pleasant because you can sleep peacefully as well as get to know the best and most elegant areas of the city . A very positive point was the apartment has a garage so we rent a car to visit other villages for two days.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 19-Dec-2016
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Dec 2016