Easter Week in Malaga 2021

This year the long-awaited Easter holidays take place from 28 March to 5 April. Easter is one of the most eagerly awaited dates of the year, as for many people it means finale a holiday after a long winter, especially in the northern hemisphere.

If you are one of those people who dream of returning to Malaga during these dates, but you haven’t decided yet because of the current situation, we want to encourage you with this post.

Everything you need to know to fly to Malaga

We tell you everything you need to know to fly to Malaga and it is not as complicated as it seems, I myself flew just 10 days ago to Munich and back. In this article you will find all the relevant first-hand information and all the essential requirements, so that you can enjoy flying to Malaga in times of Covid from the very beginning, without fear.

Increase in searches for flights to Malaga

Boarding area at Malaga airport

Incidentally, according to the new report produced by Costa del Sol Tourism, searches for flights from Germany to the Airport Malaga-Costa del Sol during the week of 25 February to 4 March have increased by almost 20 percent compared to the previous week. A clear indicator that there is no lack of desire to come!

Present situation in Malaga

Since this Friday it is now possible for non-essential shops and bars to open their doors until 10.30 pm.

Beach bar in Torremolinos on 11 March 2021

The curfew remains in place between 10 pm and 6 am and gatherings may not exceed six people except for cohabitants, with the exception of wakes and funerals.

The weather in Malaga at Easter

As I write this article, we have an average high of 20 degrees Celsius at midday. The mornings and evenings are cool and require a jacket. Everything is full of flowers; the delicious scent of orange blossom is already in the air. When you are on approach to Malaga Airport, you can see green fields and mountains from above after the winter rains.

However, it is also possible that there will be showers at Easter, as these dates in early April can still bring unsettled weather. You are well advised to bring a rain jacket and a thicker jumper just in case, but also short sleeved shirts because the sun is already shining brightly.

Beach promenade Torremolinos on 11 March 2021

If the weather is good, you’ll see many locals enjoying the beach to build up their tans, although you won’t see as many people swimming because the sea is usually quite cold with an average temperature of 15/16ºC. However, I’ve already been in the water a few times myself, a short dip makes you feel like a new-born and also boosts your immune system!

The Caminito del Rey reopens on 12 March

From 12 March, nature lovers will be able to visit the Caminito del Rey once again. Tickets are currently on sale from 12 March until 4 April, with the possibility of a change of date or a full refund in case the mobility restrictions are activated again.

For the time being, the only days the path is open are Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, with the exception of Easter Week (29th March – 4th April), when it will be open every day. Visiting hours are from 9:30 am to 3 pm until 28th March and from this day onwards it will be extended from 9 am to 4 pm.

Tickets for these new opening days are already on sale through the official website of the enclave (https://reservas.caminitodelrey.info/), selecting the option of general admission (€10) or with a guided tour in both English and Spanish (€18) to discover the history and peculiarities of this path with the accompaniment of a guide.

Discover the inland of the province of Malaga

Due to the current situation, nature destinations in the interior of the province of Malaga have become very fashionable. We can enjoy many places with a very high natural value in the province, although we advise you to avoid certain natural places during the weekends due to overcrowding. Yes, we are not exaggerating.

In addition to the excursion destinations already available on our Blog, we are going to publish more articles about beautiful inland places in the province of Malaga that are worth visiting, especially now, in spring, discover more in our Blog!

Sierra de las Nieves National Park

Wine Tourism in Malaga

El Saltillo pathway Malaga

Genalguacil, the open air art museum

Tandem Paragliding in Malaga

 

 

2 Responses to Easter Week in Malaga 2021

  1. Karin Syrett says:

    Thank you for all the information.

    How is one picked up and returned by Malagacar from the airport ? How long is the wait at the Malagacar reception ?

    Best regards

    • Hi Karin,

      After collecting your luggage, please DO NOT GO DOWNSTAIRS to the car rental desks, but go out the sliding doors looking for the arrivals hall exit. Once outside the terminal (1), you will find a taxi stand on your right hand side. Go in that direction (2) and just after the taxi stand, you will see a tunnel (3). Between the middle of the tunnel and the end of it you will find one of our representatives carrying a sign of Malagacar.com and properly uniformed (4).

      Instructions

      A Malagacar.com shuttle bus will be with you shortly to take you on the short, two minute, drive to our offices.

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