16 Essential Apps for your visit to Malaga

Whether you’re coming on holiday or you live here, here’s a list of the must-have apps for Malaga. At a glance, everything you need to know about tourism, transport, beaches and much more!

Apps Tourism in Malaga

If you are enjoying a visit to Malaga and if you are new to the city, some of these apps may be useful for you to get to know it better and move around like a local.

Walking around Malaga: Free Tours & Guided Visits

app Malaga turismo
This App offers guided walking tours of Malaga at your own pace by local and foreign collaborators. It can also be used in offline mode.

App Picasso Museum Malaga

It includes an extensive audio guide to the permanent collection in ten languages (Spanish, English, German, French, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, Chinese, Japanese, Arabic).

You can find out in detail about the main works by Pablo Picasso in the permanent collection: painting, sculpture, graphic work and ceramics.

It also offers complete information about its cultural activities, services and facilities, and you can also buy your ticket online to enter the museum directly without having to queue.

App Malaga Audioguides

Official audio guide of Malaga City Council, with information on the main monuments of the city of Malaga, more than 100 information points. Includes photos, information on opening times, telephone numbers and links to the websites of the main museums in Malaga.

Apps Urban transport Malaga

App Metropolitan Transport

Official App of the Malaga Area Metropolitan Transport Consortium. It includes information on public transport (buses, Metro de Málaga, Renfe Cercanías and bicycles) in the following municipalities: Alhaurín de la Torre, Alhaurín el Grande, Almogía, Álora, Benalmádena, Cártama, Casabermeja, Colmenar, Fuengirola, Málaga, Mijas, Pizarra, Rincón de la Victoria, Torremolinos and Totalán.

App InfoBus MALAGA

App InfoBus MALAGA
Do you use the bus in Malaga? This App offers you information about the arrival time for the next EMT bus, lines to take, stops, estimated route time, distances, among others.

App Metro Malaga

Official App of Metro Malaga, with regular and special timetables (works, festivities…) of the metro, frequency of each line, routes and stops.

With the Metro Malaga App you can also top up the balance on your travel card.

Using geolocation, the Metro Malaga App shows you where you are, the nearest stops and how to get there.

App Bicycle Lanes Malaga

App Carriles Bici Málaga
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With this App you can view bike lanes in and around Malaga, bike parks, as well as search for addresses and route calculation.

App University of Malaga

Official App of the University of Malaga addressed to all those who want information about the UMA.

Information about all the centres, contact details and complete academic information, study plans, subjects, groups, tutorials, professors.

App Malaga Costa del Sol Airport – Flight Tracker

This App provides detailed information for Malaga airport, as well as live arrivals/departures with flight tracker (including map), world clock and currency converter.

Apps Malaga Beaches

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Some really useful Apps during the long summer months in Malaga are all those that collect information about beaches, sea conditions, waves, jellyfish, and of course, a good beach bar nearby! Discover them all below.

App Costasoleando – Beaches

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This App of the University of Malaga allows to know the capacity of each beach, temperature, wind, waves, seaweed or presence of jellyfish.

MedusApp – Jellyfish

It is a common phenomenon in the hottest months: the appearance of jellyfish along the coastline of the Costa del Sol. This app allows you to check if there are jellyfish on the beaches and also to warn of sightings.

Infomedusa – Jellyfish

This App developed by Aula del Mar focuses on the coast of Malaga. It includes interesting information about types of jellyfish, what to do in case of stings.

Besides alerting about sightings (registered users can comment) it offers more information about the state of the beach, such as temperature, wind direction and speed, sea state, solar radiation, how the sky is. This is the app that the author has been using for years.

iMar – Sea conditions

iMar – Estado del mar
This App offers very precise information on the sea conditions.

It allows you to check the swell, wind speed and direction, atmospheric pressure, water temperature and even the height of the waves.

App Chiringuía – Beach Bars

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With this App we can find the nearest beach bars, restaurants and beach clubs, accessibility, if it is located on the sand or not, if it has parking, whether or not it has sunbeds, restaurant, chill out area, etc.

It also allows you to create a list of favourite beach bars to keep up to date with any news.

App Blue Flags

The Blue Flag is a certification of the quality of beaches and ports on the Malaga coast.

App Todosurf – Surf

App Todosurf – Surf málaga

This Malaga-based company designed by and for surfers offers weather forecasts for surfing all over the world, taking into account the bottom, orientation, tide, etc.

Car hire at Malaga airport

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  • Large fleet of brand new cars.
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Your Essential Costa del Sol Guide

Costa del Sol Guide

We are proud to be able to present you with one of the most comprehensive guides to the Costa del Sol. As we are a car hire company based in Malaga, we can recommend many places to discover and activities of all kinds first hand!

Just to give you a notion of what you can find, for more ideas & tips, visit our Costa del Sol Guide.


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