Malaga has been a meeting place and melting pot of conquest and cultures for nearly 3,000 years! Named by the Phoenician for salting – Malac – Malaga has seen the Greeks, Carthaginians, Romans and Moors arrive on its shores.
Modern cosmopolitan Malaga is blessed by a winter warming backdrop of mountains, wonderful light and great sandy beaches, challenging golf courses and wide boulevards lined with palm trees that dance in the sea breezes.
Add lively night life, that Spanish passion for food, good restaurants, museums, Spain’s third largest airport and second largest seaport to ever improving MICE facilities, sea, beach, sport and mountain activities and it is no wonder Malaga is Emerging as a great Events destination.
Try the “pescaito frito”, follow a Tapas Trail or try other local dishes or just eat international. Fancy a sea swim in December – well Malaga’s water temperature seldom drops below 18 Degrees C and air temperature seldom below 9. Visit Antonio Bandares’s home theatre – or Picasso’s home town museum or party during one of the cities many festivals. Visit the Rondo mountains – a National Park for spectacular views and eco-friendly activities or hit the exclusive nightlife down the coast in Marbella.
Malaga is more than tourism and important seaport – Malaga has one of Spain’s highest growth rates, environmentally friendly technology park/research and growing academic influence.