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Vacation rentals in Málaga

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Top-rated vacation rentals in Málaga

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Apartment in Málaga-Centro
Dream loft in the heart of old town 6 balconies
Exclusive and charming apartment perfectly located in calle San Juan in the heart of the historic center with 6 traditional balconies with a lot of natural light and high ceilings.This bright apartment is fully equipped, confortable and exquisite decorated.Around the corner you will find everything you need to experience the authentic and local lifestyle.We have our own local guide so you can visit and enjoy the authentic places where the locals usually go.The beach is within walking distance.
$108 per night
Apartment in Málaga
Visit Malaga Cathedral from a Former Convent
Indulge in a moment of calm after a busy day in Malaga in the Andalusian patio. Nestled in a small 2-flat building within a former 18th century convent, this apartment has been entirely renovated with high ceilings (3.80m), generous triple glazed windows and 4 meters of wardrobes. A massive restauration gave it a modern layout and prime quality materials with a contemporary feel, while the furniture is a mix of my many travels to Africa and the Middle East.
$102 per night
Apartment in Málaga
Wanderlust Malaga Apartamentos 2
Nice apartment in the Historic Center of Malaga. Very cozy and comfortable with WIFI and AC. There are not rooms. It is a studio. It has a double bed and a sofa bed. Our apartments and common areas are COVID-19 Free, they are carefully disinfected according to the necessary specifications to ensure the health and well-being of our guests.
$108 per night

Stay near Málaga's top sights

Larios Centro Shopping Center215 locals recommend
Mercado Central de Atarazanas492 locals recommend
Muelle Uno668 locals recommend
Catedral de la Encarnación de Málaga683 locals recommend
Alcazaba604 locals recommend
Plaza de la Merced284 locals recommend

Home rentals in Málaga

Home in Pedregalejo
$99 per night
Home in La Cala del Moral
Watch Waves Roll in from the Balcony
$137 per night
Home in Málaga-Centro
house / apartment
$64 per night
Home in Málaga-Este
$139 per night
Home in Málaga
Coquettish and quiet house in Malaga
$154 per night
Home in Málaga
Amazing terrace. Plaza Merced
$94 per night
Home in Málaga
Pedregalejo, Malaga, Stropada 1
$78 per night
Home in Málaga-Centro
Historic house - La Puerta Azul
$52 per night
Home in Málaga
La Pereta: Immaculate quiet house, free parking.
$105 per night
Home in Málaga
Stunning Spanish Villa, 150 metres from Beach
$92 per night
Home in Málaga-Este
House in Malaga Mountains Natural Park
$82 per night
Home in Málaga
Malaga vacation 1 minute from the beach.
$91 per night

Your guide to Málaga

All About Málaga

Located in Andalusia on the Costa del Sol, Málaga is Spain’s busiest port city, boasting iconic museums, gorgeous Mediterranean beaches, and a popular film festival that has transformed the city into a cultural hotspot. As one of the oldest cities in Spain, Málaga’s cobblestone streets in its historic center are wonderful to explore. Discover tapas bars and restaurants, eclectic shops and cafés, and even a Moorish-style traditional hammam spa. There’s a modern, edgy side to Málaga in the Soho arts district, home to funky bars and innovative street murals. Visitors flock here to enjoy Málaga’s dark sand beaches and cool blue waters; rent a beach chair and dine at a seaside café for the optimal Costa del Sol experience.

You’ll find the Museo Picasso Málaga here as the city is the birthplace of the legendary Spanish artist. The space houses more than 200 of his artworks. You’ll also find museums of contemporary artists, automobiles, and ethnography here, as well as a museum of glass and crystal.

The best time to stay in a vacation rental in Málaga

Thanks to its Mediterranean climate, there’s no bad time to rent an apartment in Málaga. Because the coastline of Andalusia is protected by mountains, the area has its own microclimate. If you love the beach and the sun, the summer months of June through August are the most desirable, as the temperatures are balmy and enjoyable. There are also some popular events here too, including the week-long Málaga Fair in August, with live music, fireworks, and a funfair. Fall brings cooler yet moderate temperatures. In September, the Luna Mora Festival, celebrates Andalusian culture and food. Winter temperatures in Málaga are cool and brisk, so don’t forget to pack warm layers. In February, the entire city comes out to celebrate Carnival. Spring offers warmer temperatures, and April sees La Semana Santa (Holy Week), celebrated with a number of elaborate religious processions throughout the city.

Top things to do in Málaga

Málaga Cathedral

This Roman Catholic cathedral was constructed between 1528 and 1782 but never completed. The second tower on this imposing Renaissance and baroque-style cathedral was never built, leading to it often being referenced as the “one-armed lady.” You can go inside and explore the lavishly decorated building’s 131-foot ceiling and two organs with more than 4,000 pipes.

Centre Pompidou Málaga

Málaga is packed with cultural venues. An offshoot of the famous Pompidou Center in Paris, Centre Pompidou Málaga opened in 2015. Located in the port and housed under an enormous colorful glass cube, the museum features works and rotating exhibitions drawn from the Pompidou’s modern and contemporary art collections.

Castillo de Gibralfaro

This giant 14th-century castle sprawls across the hillside over Málaga, offering panoramic views over the city. You can take a bus or hike up the winding path to the castle, where you can walk around the ramparts. Inside, explore several courtyards and buildings, including a mini military room.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How is the weather in Málaga?

    Málaga enjoys a Mediterranean climate with warm, dry summers averaging 85°F (29°C) and mild, wet winters around 60°F (15°C). The city gets over 300 sunny days a year, making it a pleasant destination almost any time of year.

  • What are some of the best things to do in Málaga?

    Visitors frequently suggest visiting the magnificent Málaga Cathedral, exploring the Alcazaba fortress, or appreciating the art at the Picasso Museum. The bustling Mercado Central de Atarazanas is a great place to taste local produce.

  • What is the best time of year to visit Málaga?

    The most popular time to visit Málaga is summer, from June to August, when the weather is warmest at around 85°F (29°C). During this time, Málaga hosts the Fair of Málaga, a lively festival with traditional music, dancing, and parades.

  • What are the best places to stay in Málaga?

    Many visitors choose to stay in Málaga's city center for its proximity to major attractions. The Soho neighborhood with its vibrant street art scene, and the beachfront area of La Malagueta are also popular choices.

  • What are the best places to visit in Málaga?

    Popular places in Málaga include the Roman Theater, the Málaga Cathedral, and the Alcazaba fortress. For art lovers, the Picasso Museum and the Carmen Thyssen Museum are often recommended.

  • What are some hiking trails in Málaga?

    For those who enjoy the outdoors, the Montes de Málaga Natural Park has several hiking trails through pine forests, while the dramatic El Caminito del Rey offers stunning views of the El Chorro gorge.

  • What are some family activities to do in Málaga?

    Families can have fun exploring the interactive exhibits at the Málaga Science Park, walking through the lush La Concepcion Botanical Garden, or visiting the Bioparc Fuengirola, a zoo with a focus on conservation.

  • What are some of the best day trip ideas in Málaga?

    Explore the hillside town of Ronda, with its historic bridges and bullring. The nearby cities of Granada, famous for the Alhambra, and Seville, known for its flamenco dancing and Seville Cathedral, are also often recommended for day trips.

  • What types of vacation rentals are available in Málaga?

    Uncover the perfect home-away-from-home with our diverse selection of vacation rentals in Málaga. From over 6,380 apartment rentals to over 400 house rentals, we've got you covered. For even more variety, explore our Airbnb Categories to find the ideal space for your getaway.

  • Do house rentals in Málaga have a gym?

    Absolutely! We offer over 30 house rentals with a gym in Málaga. Enjoy a tailored experience with all the comforts you desire.

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