This very Spanish port city mixes old and new together, offering the best in buzzing nightlife and historic cultural delights. Set against a stunning backdrop of the Mediterranean sea, the city’s architecture offers wide leafy boulevards, narrow old streets and a wealth of museums, shops, bars and of course, tapas!
With legendary artist Picasso being one of Malaga’s most famous sons, art galleries and museums abound, including the newly opened Picasso museum. Located in the foothills of Mount Gibralfaro, The Alcazaba, a fortified palace, and the Gibralfaro Castle are linked by a rocky corridor called The Corach. The Alcazaba is also next to the Roman Theatre, the city park and opposite the port, which gives it a unique and privileged enclave.
But a visit to Malaga would never be complete without a visit to Malaguets Beach, humming with bars and restaurants. Take a dip into the Mediterranean sea, lie in the sun and then go for some fried fish and a beer in one of the many delicious seafood restaurants on the strip.
Oasis Hostel if Malaga's best party hostel. Soak up the sun in the day on Malaga's famous beaches and party the night away on Oasis Hostel's rooftop.
Malaga Flamenco Tips
Live music fills many of the nighttime hangouts of Malaga, and flamenco, having originated in southern Spain, is a popular standard. Though you can often trust your ears to locate a good venue, especially northwest of the Roman Theatre, we’ve got a few tips to get you started.