Malaga is the capital of the Costa del Sol and the province where are situated the main tourist destinations in Andalusia; come to know why its own history and charm seduces.
We highlight the municipalities of Marbella, Fuengirola, Benalmadena, Torremolinos, Nerja and white villages as some of the most desired places to visit for those planning to spend some sunny holidays; towns that are increasing their population in large numbers during the summer months but are also recommended locations throughout the year.
What is the weather like?
This is a report for Malaga / Aeropuerto, Spain. The report was made 14 minutes ago, at 17:30 UTC. The wind was blowing at a speed of 1.5 meters per second (3.5 miles per hour) from southeast (140°), varying between east/southeast (110°) and south (180°). The temperature was 21 °C (70 °F), with a dew-point at 17 °C (63 °F). The atmospheric pressure was 1028 hPa (30.36 inHg). The relative humidity was 77.9%. There were scattered clouds at a height of 610 meters (2000 feet) and broken clouds at a height of 1219 meters (4000 feet). The overall visibility was greater than 10 kilometers (6.2 miles).
Characterized by a Mediterranean climate, mild winters and warm summers temperatures. Coastline is sheltered by mountains and offers an unique micro-climate in Andalusia throughout the year. If you want to be up to date, check our section about the weather.
Activities and monuments in Malaga
We recommend the cultural visits to the main monuments and sporting activities such as golf, one of the theme parks or one of the beautiful botanical gardens.
Malaga city has many museums and the excellent road network, an ideal destination for those looking for a weekend getaway destination.
There are many things to do during the day, and not less at night. Clubs in which to enjoy the nightlife are famous; especially trendy clubs situated on the beach offering drinks, music and hammocks both day and night. If you want to know more do not hesitate to read our related guide.
Public or private transport
Both the commuter train and public buses depart from the airport towards the centre or the western area (Torremolinos, Fuengirola, Marbella ...) in addition to new long-haul routes during summer. If you decide to rent your own car we recommend taking a look at our car rentals guide where we expose the main companies you'll find both inside and outside the airport.
Check the public transport in Malaga to find out which option suits the best for you.
World famous are the so-called white villages, places of extraordinary beauty and full of history where you can enjoy the typical architecture surrounded by beautiful natural settings and of course with a rich cuisine. Many of these towns hold annual events that are worth seeing if you are visiting Southern Spain during that time.
Finally we highlight one of the main attractions for people coming to Southern of Spain...the beaches, they are varied, of great natural beauty and less crowded if we take the effort to search, you can find more information about Southern beaches in our website.
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