Category: Leisure

11 things to do on Valentine’s Day in Malaga

Honestly, spending Valentine’s Day in Malaga is a safe bet.

While the rest of Europe is still under the cold hand of winter, here in Malaga in February the almond trees are already in bloom. Although February is usually the coldest month on the Costa del Sol, on a sunny day – which is usually the norm here – we can reach a temperature of 20ºC.

For this reason and much more that we will tell you below, Malaga is a top-quality destination to spend a few romantic days here with your partner.

If you like to celebrate this date with your partner, and whether you are a forward-thinking person who has already made plans, or if you are one of those who leave everything to the last minute, here are some attractive ideas for spending Valentine’s Day in Malaga.


Discover Sierra Nevada by car with MalagaCar

Less than 2 hours’ drive from Malaga and the Mediterranean Sea are the highest peaks of the peninsula, the Veleta (3.394m) and the Mulhacen (3.478m).

The majestic Sierra Nevada, located in our neighbouring province Granada, has more than 100 km of skiable slopes in its southernmost ski resort in Europe under a deep blue sky.

The Sierra Nevada National Park is also a great year-round destination, as you will discover in our article!


Michelin Star Restaurants in Malaga 2022

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 taken to its finest refinement in the hands of Michelin starred chefs in 7 restaurants in the province of Malaga, namely in Marbella, Fuengirola, Ronda and Malaga.

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


Music Festivals Costa del Sol 2022

The Costa del Sol is very popular for many reasons, one of them being undoubtedly the music festivals that take place every year during the summer months.

With a mild and benevolent climate, the sea breeze, some truly impressive stages and a line-up full of artists, the Costa del Sol also has all the necessary infrastructure, accommodation and hotels and with Malaga international airport just a few kilometres away.

We just have to decide which of the festivals we are going to visit in 2022. Here we go with the Costa del Sol Music Festivals 2022, we are looking forward to it, aren’t we?


Discover Pier One at Malaga port


Today we will discover a little more of the Pier One at the Port of Malaga, the second most important cruise terminal in Spain.. This port is one of the oldest in the world, established by the Phoenicians in the 8th century BC.

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Malaga port in 1572

For centuries, it was a typical “normal” port, with only practical infrastructures for loading and unloading in a rather ugly and fenced enclosure.

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The Port of Malaga at the beginning of the 20th century

In 2021 it has been 10 years since that port has been reborn after a complete refurbishment, giving birth to Muelle Uno (Pier One), a modern and urban space, open to the sea and just a few metres from the historic centre of Malaga.

Perfect for strolling, Muelle Uno offers a wide variety of bars and restaurants, as well as shops and boutiques, and also events, concerts and street markets throughout the year.