You are planning your trip to the Costa del Sol, but you don’t decide to do it in winter because you don’t know what the cold months are like here, right? Fortunately, traveling to Malaga is feasible throughout the year, thanks to many reasons for which we have chosen our favorites. Discover the variety of plans that you can live in winter once you land at Malaga airport!
Enjoy an unbeatable climate throughout the year
Calling itself the “Costa del Sol” has its reasons. And it is that in Malaga the sun is something very characteristic of the area. On average, the province has 300 days of sunshine throughout the year. Without the hassle of the overwhelming summer heat, in winter you can enjoy every moment of the day without worrying about the heat.
Practice Golf in several of the best Golf courses in Spain
Did you know that the Costa del Sol brings together some of the best Golf courses in Spain? If you are a golfer or if you would like to try one of the most complete sports, I think you would enjoy this great experience.
If you were to ask for a recommendation, we would advise you to try the “Paraíso Golf” or “Valle Romano Golf & Resort” course. Furthermore, if you want to try this elegant sport and learn from one of the greatest golf references in Spain, you can attend one of Miguel Ángel Jiménez’s classes at his own “Miguel Ángel Golf Academy”.
Attend a wide variety of Malaga events and shows
From “tablaos flamencos” to shows in the middle of “Soho” in Malaga. In winter you can enjoy a show at the “Tablao Flamenco Alegría” where you can enjoy its restaurant while you go to one of its flamenco shows.
Currently, the work directed by Antonio Banderas, called Company, is also available. Located in the heart of the Soho Theater in Malaga, you can enjoy one of the biggest bets of Malaga theater in one of its most artistic areas.
If you are a movie fanatic, you are in luck because Malaga just opened its Drive-in Cinema. Without a doubt, one of the best outdoor leisure experiences. You have the possibility of watching premiere movies inside your car (we help you to achieve it😜). In addition, they have at their disposal a great culinary offer inspired by American food.
Visit museums and art galleries without stress
What relax! Visiting Malaga in winter has its advantages and one of them is, without a doubt, that it is much less crowded. In fact, every time we find more people who prefer to come in winter for the tranquility of this time.
You will have the possibility to visit museums quietly and without having to be overwhelmed by the number of people you can find in the corridors.
By the way, you can’t miss the “Centre Pompidou”, the “Picasso Museum” or the “Museo de Málaga” (“Museo de la Aduana”)!
Enjoy a sweet Malaga wine with views of the entire center of the capital
Do you know Gibralfaro? It is the Moorish castle so characteristic of Malaga. In it there are impressive views of the capital centre. To make matters worse, the Restaurant of the Parador de Málaga is located there. An opportunity to enjoy a good sweet Malaga wine with enviable views and climates in winter.
Visit the towns of Malaga along with spectacular landscapes
Frigiliana, Ronda, Nerja or Antequera. The landscapes that are created in winter in these towns are incredible. In addition, you will know the charm of the towns of the province and the culture that exists in each of them. You will taste the real homemade village food and you will be able to enjoy a very pleasant walk through the streets of some of the most beautiful towns in Andalusia and Spain. (A secret, our favorite town is Frigiliana)
Go through a multitude of hiking routes distributed throughout the province of Malaga
At this time you can enjoy multiple trails and paths with an ideal temperature. Thanks to the wide variety of routes that exist, you can choose the difficulty you want: low, medium or high. Our favorites according to their difficulty, without hesitation are the following:
Low difficulty | Suitable for the whole family
- El Torcal de Antequera or Pinares de San Antón
Medium difficulty | If you are looking for something more adventure
- Sierra de Almorchón or Puente El Saltillo
High difficulty | One of the biggest hiking challenges in Malaga
- La Maroma
Traveling to Malaga in winter is undoubtedly an experience that you have to live at some point in your life. You will know the charm of this time on the Costa del Sol and the enjoyment of visiting the province without the overcrowding of summers.
By the way, are you worried about mobility? We know that it is essential to have a car if you plan to visit a town, move more easily through the capital or take a route through the landscapes or mountains of Malaga. Ask us and we will tell you about the car that best suits you according to the trip you would like to live. You can also book your Rent a Car online directly and get a 10% discount. We will wait for you!