Find your perfect holiday rental in the heart of Andalusia

Explore Malaga with its Andalusian charm, sun-kissed coastline and lively metropolis

Beach villas, apartments and holiday home rentals in the Province of Malaga

Located in the hilly region of Andalusia, Malaga Province boasts a glorious golden coastline stretching across Spain's picturesque south and the beautiful Costa del Sol. Bordered by pretty pine forests and reservoirs, it boasts an array of Blue Flag beaches, excellent restaurants, water sports galore, and a subtropical climate perfect for soaking up the Mediterranean sun. Direct flights from all over the UK to Malaga city are available, with taxi and car hire services.

Malaga is a top destination for golfing holidays, with at least 70 in the Costa del Sol alone. Work on your swing over a game, with golf courses dotted along the coastline, from Estepona to Torre Del Mar. Aside from the postcard beaches and crystalline waters, Malaga's beauty can also be seen in the Moorish remains, historical monuments and UNESCO world heritage sites. Our villa and apartment rentals put you within easy reach of Malaga’s historic and cultural gems. From the caves of Nerja to the gorge of El Chorro near Álora and the Moorish district of Frigiliana, there are plenty of natural and architectural wonders to explore. Not for the faint-hearted, the Puente Nuevo bridge in Ronda boasts stunning views of Sierra de Grazalema Natural Park. Watch the streets come to life and celebrate religious and historical events with the locals at one of the many colourful fiestas taking place all-year-round.

Cultural Malaga city boasts more museums than any other in Andalusia. Home to the famous modernist painter Pablo Picasso, the Picasso Museum is a must-see, with almost 300 of his most iconic artworks on display. For a change of scenery, stroll down the atmospheric whitewashed streets of hilltop Mijas village in the south-eastern coast, with local Spanish markets selling fresh produce, trinkets, handmade textiles and souvenirs. Take a day trip to Benalmádena with its famous harbour. Come sun down, follow the party crowd in Marbella, with plenty of vibrant nightclubs, local bars and venues to choose from; or sit back and experience the delicious delights of Malaga’s delectable gastronomy, with a mix of traditional, modern, and cosy, low-key tapas bars and restaurants.

Key holiday info
  • A direct flight from the UK to Malaga takes 2.5 hours, while a rail trip from London to Malaga takes just over 20 hours.
  • Daytime temperatures in summer can reach 30°C, with an average of 18°C in winter.
  • The average sea temperature in summer is 24°C.
  • The summer stays mostly dry, with most annual rainfall occurring in November and December.
  • Gibraltar is less than a 2 hour drive southwest from Malaga. It's definitely worth exploring this historic headland!
  • Spain is a paradise for golfers, with the Costa del Sol boasting over 70 golf courses alone!

Villas in Malaga: key destinations

Villas and apartments in the Costa del Sol

On the southern coast of the Iberian Peninsula, the Costa del Sol was once a scattering of fishing villages, now one of the most popular tourist destinations in Spain. From traditional whitewashed pueblos to vibrant cities, enjoy miles of sandy beaches with Clickstay rentals in the heart of it all.

Villas and apartments in Guadalhorce Valley

Located to the west of Malaga city, Guadalhorce Valley is the natural gateway between the coast and traditional Andalusian villages inland. Explore its stunning fertile landscape decorated with orange and lemon trees, olive groves and wild flora and fauna.

Villas and apartments in Malaga city

In the heart of the Iberian southern coast, Malaga city offers the full Spanish holiday experience, with a diverse landscape. Visit Malaga city for its vibrant nightlife, rich culture, gorgeous beaches and unspoiled mountainous terrain. Explore our wide choice of rentals in Malaga city.

A beginner's guide to renting a holiday property in Malaga province

Malaga province is the full package when it comes to Spanish holidays. Starting from Gibraltar along the coast, the region was once home to Romans, Phoenicians and Moors who leave behind a scattering of historical monuments and buildings. The developed coast of the Costa del Sol is lined with sun-drenched beaches attracting holidaymakers from around the world to its fine golden sands. To the south, discover a mountainous terrain interspersed with narrow paths, brooks, pine forests and streams. Coastal cities include Marbella, Mijas, Fuengirola, Vélez-Malaga, Torremolinos, Estepona and Benalmádena. Colourful Malaga is home to siestas and festivals throughout the year, as well as crowds of partygoers who come to experience its vibrant nightlife in resort towns like Marbella. For nature lovers, discover World Heritage Sites like Antequera and the nature trails around Ronda and Sierra de las Nieves, Molino de Inca Botanical Garden, or the natural parks of El Torca and Alameda in neighbouring Gibraltar.

Key locations include:

The Costa del Sol,or 'Sun Coast', was once made up of tiny fishing villages and is now one of Spain's most popular holiday destinations. Situated on the southern Mediterranean coast of Spain, it is renowned for its subtropical climate and world-class golf courses. Soak up the local culture at one of the many historical landmarks, relax on over 20 Blue Flag beaches, or embark on outdoor adventures with a hike over Sierra Blanca in Marbella. Aqua parks like Selwo Marina and Tivoli World are a particular hit with families.

Malaga city is the capital of the Costa del Sol and a bustling metropolis boasting authentic Spanish attractions such as fiestas, opera and tapas. The Caves of Nerja, Alcazaba of Malaga and the Castle of Gibralfaro are a must-see for their architectural beauty and cultural importance. The atmospheric streets of the old town are filled with the sounds of Spanish guitars.

Guadalhorce is a hidden valley nestled amid the mountain range south of the metropolitan area of Malaga. The sounds of the natural world, lush greenery and gentle streams here offer the perfect surroundings for a relaxing holiday. Connect with nature and quench your thirst for adventure with a hike through Caminito del Rey (or The King’s Little Pathway). Discover the local wildlife, flora and fauna at the many parks and nature reserves. The Castle of Álora is a forty-five-minute drive from Malaga and the perfect spot for a family day trip. 

Discover holiday rentals with private pools, near the golf, beaches and nature reserves. Clickstay allows you to contact the own directly, so you can make sure your holiday property is a perfect home away from home.

Why rent a villa or apartment in Malaga with Clickstay?

For the last ten years we've sent thousands of happy holidaymakers to villas and apartments all over Malaga! We're a trusted brand with secure online payment and you can book your holiday in Malaga with confidence. We're also here to help – whether you're looking for that perfect rental in Malaga or you're already on holiday, you can call or email our customer services team.

Did you know...
  • One of the world's most famous and influential modernist painters, Pablo Picasso was born in Malaga.
  • Phoenicians founded Malaga city around 2,800 years ago, making it one of the oldest cities in the world!
  • Álora Castle was originally constructed by the Phoenicians and rebuilt by the Romans and Arabs.
  • The Sierra Blanca mountain range is located between the coast and the Sierra de las Nieves, across the regions of Istán, Ojén, Marbella and Monda. Its highest peak is Pico del Lastonar at 1,275m.
  • The British brought golf to Spain during the late 19th century. Golf Digest placed the course in Cádiz among the 100 best in the world!
  • Sierra de las Nieves is a mountain range in Andalucia with the highest peak, El Torrecilla, reaching 1,919m.

Family-friendly villas with private pools and golf holiday villas in Málaga

Spanish golf holidays have been growing in popularity for years now, and don't expect it to stop anytime soon. Mediterranean and Continental climate bring just the right amount of rainfall for grass on golf courses to thrive and for lovers of the game to enjoy it yearlong. We at Clickstay have hand-picked a selection of villas ideal for your golf holiday in Málaga . We have also made an assortment of family-friendly villas where the entire household can put their feet up and enjoy the Spanish holiday.

Our top Málaga holiday villas with pools and easy access to the golf

...or try one of our 184 family-friendly pool villas

Affordable holiday apartments with swimming pools close to golf in Malaga

Spending your holiday in a villa rental is a sensible choice for someone seeking privacy. However, If you prefer a bit lively holiday and being surrounded by new people, staying in an apartment might be right up your alley. Clickstay team has selected a line-up of beach apartments close to a golf course for your full enjoyment. There is also a list of family-friendly apartments we put together for you. Take your pick and enjoy your holiday.

Our top Málaga pool apartments near the beaches and golf

...or try one of 216 family-friendly pool apartments

Own a holiday villa or apartment in Malaga?

Are you an owner or agent with high quality holiday villas or apartments in Andalusia or Malaga ? Want to increase your rentals? Then sign up to Clickstay and manage your properties directly. We let you, the owner, contact renters directly. You can manage your property description, prices and availability through our online system. Our flexible system caters for all sorts of holiday rentals – from villas with private pools to beach front apartments.

Our costs are low: we charge a £1, €1 or $1 sign-up fee and you can then advertise an unlimited number of properties directly to renters looking for a villa holiday in Andalusia and Malaga Province. We charge 10% marketing commission when a renter books your property through the Clickstay site.

Interested? Find out more on how you can list your villa or apartment rentals.