Malaga leisure offers numerous possibilities for all ages and tastes. The fine climate lends itself to a wealth of activities on the beach, in the country or up in the mountains. This chapter aims to provide a guide to what you can do in your spare time.
All kind of indoor and outdoor activities can be enjoyed in Malaga, including playing golf, going to concerts and music festivals, watching 3d movies at Yelmo Cineplex (Plaza Mayor cinema) and many other.
Leisure in Malaga Malls
There are many shopping centres in Malaga. Malls in Malaga are perfect not only for leisure time but for shopping, eating, having a drink or even watching a film. We recommend you to visit some of our list and enjoy a shopping day.
There are activities also in the malls of Malaga during the special days of the calendar, like Halloween or Christmas. If you travel with children, they will enjoy the playgrounds, Going at night for dinner is also another option.
Why not taking advantage of your rental car and visit some of them?
Another option for enjoying your visit to our province is to visit one of its tourist attractions. There is a lot to see and do in each municipality, from museums to monuments or natural environments where you can go for a walk or even swim in a natural pool.
Would you like to discover the tourist attractions in Malaga? We invite you to read our blog and our website, where you will find lots of things to do.
The beaches in Malaga occupy a unique and special place among those who visit us, especially during the summer in Malaga. If you come in summer we are sure you will visit some of the best, such as the beaches in Fuengirola; you can also find natural and nudist beaches. There are beaches of all kinds, so we are sure you will find one that suits your tastes.
Fairs and festivals
Malaga is one of the oldest cities in Europe, let’s immerse ourselves in its culture by visiting some of the fairs and festivals in Malaga. There are Fairs in our municipalities along the year, so no matter when you plan to come, you will find one to attend. In the Fairs you will meet our culture and traditions while enjoying our gastronomy.
If you like music, there are some of the best music festivals in Spain. Every year there are live concerts and festivals in Fuengirola, Marbella and Rincon de la Victoria among others. Check what artists are coming this year and plan your visit. Some of the festivals allow campervans as they last a few days; if you want a different holiday, what about a campervan hire in Malaga?
One of the most popular fairs is the Malaga Fair in August. There are many amusement rides, food stands and places where dancing or having a drink.
When visiting us in summer you might want to visit some of our best water parks. You will find them in Torremolinos, Mijas or Velez-Malaga but in summer there are even on the beach. If you travel with children they will enjoy playing on the waves pool or using the water slides.
Local tourist office
An excellent additional source of information about local attractions and events is the local tourist office, where you will find a wealth of helpful tips and leaflets. The main office is located in the Plaza de la Marina, next to the Malaga port, and there are many other information points spread throughout Malaga. Tourist offices are usually open from 9-10am to around 6-7pm Mondays to Saturdays. Hours are longer in the summer when many offices open on Sunday as well.
Click the links on the right to know more details about Malaga leisure and entertainment options.