Your ultimate Costa del Sol Guide

Whether you are looking for sun and beach fun, if you like city breaks to Malaga, discover beautiful corners of the province, if you enjoy adventure sports… This and much more we have prepared for you in your definitive Costa del Sol guide.

At MalagaCar.com we are proud to be able to offer one of the most complete guides to the Costa del Sol.

To our extensive library we add weekly new articles of interest to make the most of your stay on the Costa del Sol, with a wide range of ideas, suggestions and proposals.

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The most beautiful White Villages of the Alpujarra Granadina

Come with us to the most beautiful white villages of the Alpujarra Granadina. Immerse yourself in breath-taking landscapes of high mountains and valleys with microclimate.

Clean air, and crystal-clear water from Sierra Nevada everywhere. Moorish heritage palpable in every corner. Excellent gastronomy. Lots of handicrafts.

A place where time stands still.
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New Year’s Eve Dinner in the best restaurants in Malaga 2022

Let’s find out some of the best restaurants open for dinner on New Year’s Eve in Malaga 2022.

Traditionally, on New Year’s Eve in Malaga you have dinner with your family, eat grapes and welcome the New Year together. Afterwards, many people usually go out into the streets to celebrate.

There are however, also many people who prefer to live this last night in a different way; either because they don’t like to cook and spend hours in the kitchen preparing dinner, or because they want to experiment New Year’s Eve in Malaga in a special way.

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Michelin Star Restaurants in Malaga 2023

We probably all like to enjoy good food; what about finding some good Michelin Star Restaurants in Malaga?

Malaga combines the best of the Mediterranean diet, with fresh produce from its gardens and fish and seafood from the Alboran Sea.

This pleasure is brought to its maximum refinement in the hands of the chefs in 8 Michelin-starred restaurants in the province of Malaga, namely in Marbella, Fuengirola, Ronda and Malaga.

For 2023 we can welcome one more Michelin star in Malaga, which we present to you below.

If you want to dine divinely, stay with the following addresses of Michelin Star Restaurants in Malaga.

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The best Vegetarian & Vegan Restaurants in Malaga

Discover with us the best vegetarian and vegan restaurants in Malaga!

More and more people are asking for a different way of eating, with fresh, vegetable and innovative products.

Whether you are omnivorous, vegetarian or vegan, let yourself be surprised. We don’t need to deprive ourselves or give up what we like – on the contrary, there are so many delicious products to discover!

And contrary to what many may think, vegan cuisine is by no means insipid: varied and diversified, it offers many possibilities that can satisfy any expectations.

In fact, here are a few that would deserve a vegan/vegetarian Michelin star, if there were any!
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Christmas Lights Malaga 2022

Malaga’s mild climate allows you to stroll through its streets after sunset, and enjoy the Christmas lights in the historic centre.

The Christmas lights in the central Larios street in Malaga are some of the most beautiful in Europe.

Everything you need to know about their inauguration, the daily sound and light shows, parallel activities and tips in this blog!

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Things to do in Malaga in December 2022

Malaga in December

December in Malaga is a special month for many reasons.

While in the rest of Europe the temperatures are freezing, this last month of the year on the Costa del Sol tends to be especially mild.

We enjoy very good temperatures that allow us to wear short sleeves at midday. In fact, it is the best month in terms of temperatures in our non-existent winter.

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Christmas lighting in Calle Larios Photo Nanyfotografia

These temperatures are ideal to be out in the street even after sunset, stroll around and enjoy the magnificent Christmas lights in Malaga, have some churros with hot chocolate, eat some roasted chestnuts, and so on.

Here are some of the many activities and events during this month, enjoy!

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Healthy holidays in Malaga

Why choose the Costa del Sol for a healthy holiday?

Whatever you choose for your healthy holidays in Malaga: You can do it all year round.

Malaga’s climate is the best in Europe. Beaches for sunbathing in the middle of winter and even take a dip if you dare.

Sea promenades for walking, cycling and jogging. Walk along the coastal path. Active tourism or adventure sports. Meditate in Buddhist centres. Discover white villages.

And last but not least, enjoy our tasty and well-balanced Mediterranean diet.
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Shopping centres in Malaga: Opening hours and holidays

There is a good deal of shopping centres in Malaga and along the Costa del Sol. Most of them have an attractive offer not only of shops, but also of leisure and restaurants.
Something to consider if you are travelling with your family to the Costa del Sol.

Most of them are covered and all have air conditioning. Therefore, they are also a good alternative to make plans during the hot summer in Malaga or on a rainy day. Some of them also have movie theatres.

Last but not least, as the Costa del Sol is a popular tourist area, these shopping centres are also open on some Sundays and public holidays. Find out which ones, below.
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