Where to Eat Near the Cathedral in Malaga: Our Top Picks

Start your 7 days in Malaga by exploring the fantastic cathedral!

With its single tower rising powerfully over the city, Malaga’s cathedral is a sight to behold. The imposing structure, known locally as “la manqueta” (“the one-armed woman”) is easily at the top of most visitors’ lists. Equally impressive both inside and out, Malaga’s stunning cathedral deserves all the hype it gets and more. And despite […]

5 Great Local Wines to Order in Malaga

One of our favorite wines to order in Malaga is D.O. Sierras de Málaga, a local standby.

Is there any better place to enjoy wine than the Mediterranean metropolis that is Malaga? We think not! With two denominaciones de origen in the province of Malaga itself and dozens more throughout southern Spain, you’re in the perfect position to try some of the most unique wines in the country. These excellent wines to order in […]

5 Stunning Places to Watch the Sunset in Malaga

One of our favorite places to watch the sunset in Malaga is the stunning port area!

Experience the magic of a real Mediterranean sunset in Malaga! Is there anything better than spending an unforgettable day in a gorgeous seaside city? The only thing that could take it to the next level would be to cap off your day by watching the sunset! Luckily, there are plenty of excellent places to watch […]

Packing for Malaga: Season-by-Season Essentials

When packing for Malaga in spring, think in terms of lightweight, breezy fabrics and layers. And don't forget the sunglasses!

It might seem that packing for Malaga is quite easy given the fabulous weather we enjoy here most of the year. It’s true: here along the Costa del Sol, we’re lucky enough to get more than 320 sunny days per year! Coupled with the cooling effects of the sea, it creates one of the best […]

Our Favorite Things to do in Malaga in August 2018!

If you're visiting Malaga in August, you can't leave without trying delicious espetos!

This blog post was originally posted on July 20, 2015 and was updated on July 5, 2018. There are lots of things to do in Malaga in August! August is a popular month in Malaga. The beaches are filled with brightly colored umbrellas and towels, people stay out late into the night and; of course, it […]

Things to do in Malaga in July 2018

There's so many fun activities going on in Malaga in July, and one must-do is catching a movie at Cine Abierto!

This blog post was originally posted on June 22, 2015 and was updated on June 28, 2018. These 5 things to do in Malaga in July will leave you wishing summer lasted forever! Summer in the south of Spain has always been something magical for us. The days are impossibly long (the sun doesn’t go down […]

The Beach and Beyond: How to Spend 7 Days in Malaga

Exploring Gibralfaro Castle is a must during your 7 days in Malaga.

Get ready for a fun, relaxing week at the shore! We can’t think of any better place to spend a week than Malaga. The Costa del Sol capital was practically made for discovering piece by piece, at the laid-back pace locals are so famous for. Spending 7 days in Malaga will suit you well if […]

Cheers! Where to Drink Craft Beer in Malaga

Finding craft beer in Malaga isn't so hard! There are dozens of excellent bars serving up the best artisanal brews from Spain and beyond.

The craft beer revolution is taking Spain by storm, and Malaga is no exception. Spain historically has not been much of a “beer country” like other European destinations such as Germany and Belgium. However, that’s quickly starting to change. In the past, it was hard to find anything else on draft than your typical Victoria […]

Dine After Dark: Best Restaurants Open Late in Malaga

One of our favorite things to do in Malaga in September: take a day trip to Mollina and experience the wine festival!

Most visitors to Spain quickly become familiar with the later-than-usual mealtimes. But what happens when you need to eat dinner even later than 9 or 10 p.m.? Given locals’ penchant for dining after dark, it can’t be too hard to find places serving food until the early hours of the next morning. While many kitchens […]