The Best Holiday Apartments in Malaga

Malaga cathedral, as seen from Apartments Fana
Malaga cathedral, as seen from Apartments Fana | Courtesy of Apartments Fana / Expedia
Vanessa Gainford

Known for sunshine weather, golden beaches, old town and Pablo Picasso; Malaga is fast becoming the place to go in Spain. On the southern coast of Costa del Sol, this port city is a combination of beaches and hotels. This is a city renowned for its nightlife, yet Malaga has a lot more to offer. Staying in a holiday apartment allows you to live the lifestyle while also feeling like you’re on holiday, so here are the best of them in Malaga.

1. Debambu

Serviced Apartment, Apartment

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Ideal for solo travellers or families, Debambu has a range of apartments to choose from. Staff are more than happy to help you discover the local area and watch luggage if you arrive before check-in or have time to kill when you check out. Apartments have fully-equipped kitchens and bathrooms along with free wifi and daily cleaning to ensure your stay is comfortable and homely.

2. Apartments Fana

Serviced Apartment, Apartment

Apartments Fana
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Located in the city centre of Malaga, Apartments Fana offers fully-equipped apartments, ranging from studios to two bedrooms. Each floor of the hotel has a different theme in which rooms are decorated with unique features with comfort in mind. There is a concierge service which can help you with booking, transfers, excursions and offering restaurant recommendations.

3. Casa Tia Antonia

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Casa Tia Antonia
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Guests who stay at Casa Tia Antonia highly recommend staying in the apartments. Just a few steps away from the clean beach and crystal waters, they’re in an idyllic location of Malaga. It’s a quiet area full of restaurants and bars which serve local dishes and produce including a selection of excellent fish caught in the local bay.

4. Graffiti Suites

Serviced Apartment, Apartment

Graffiti Suites
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The design of the Graffiti Suites is inspired by the idea of promoting self-expression through words, messages and photography. A stay here is perfect for creatives and activists as the suites convey messages to guests through street art, photography and the room design; some uplifting, some highlighting the injustice in the world. Staying here is an experience in itself and each apartment is a fully-equipped private suite that is comfortable and thought provoking.

5. NoNo Apartments

Serviced Apartment, Apartment

NoNo Apartments
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Close to Calle Lario and located in an area known to many as the “Soho of Malaga”, NoNo offers fully-equipped studios and apartments to guests. Each apartment provides high-quality service, unrivalled levels of comfort and a lot of space. A 24-hour reception means you have staff at hand to help with any of your requests and to advise on the cultural, tourist and leisure sites of Malaga. If you wish to relax at the apartments then there are a few large terraces and a rooftop bar.

6. San Pablo Apartments

Serviced Apartment, Apartment

San Pablo Apartments
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The San Pablo Apartments are situated within a modern building. There are twelve fully-equipped apartments to choose from, all vary in size and capacity, the largest apartment has a max capacity of six people. If you’re looking for a little more privacy and space then opt for one of the two attic apartments which have direct access to the terrace, perfect for getting away from the hustle and bustle of town in the evening.

7. Suites Oficentro

Serviced Apartment, Apartment

Suites Oficentro
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Situated in the heart of Malaga are the Suites Oficentro; two apartment buildings with hotel services. Staff here can’t do enough for you, no request is too much and every detail is personalised to ensure your stay is comfortable. Essentially a hotel but with the space, comfort and privacy of an apartment, the suites here have a separate living room, full kitchen and private bathroom.

8. Gibralfaro Apartments

Serviced Apartment, Apartment

Gibralfaro Apartments
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Situated right in the heart of Malaga, the capital of the Costa del Sol lies the Gibralfaro Apartments. These apartments offer access to La Malagueta beach, cultural tourist attractions and an array of gastronomic experiences. Newly renovated to be comfortable and spacious, the apartments are within a building that is contemporary but preserves its 18th-century history.

9. Tandem Soho Apartments

Serviced Apartment, Apartment

Tandem Soho Apartments
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Centrally located in the lively port of Malaga are the Tandem Soho Apartments. Recently renovated with wifi, air-con, TVs and fully-equipped kitchens, the apartments have everything you need to feel at home while you’re away. Decor is inspired by the Mediterranean with minimalist lines and a neutral colour palette, enhanced by an abundance of natural light. Just a five-minute walk from the historic town centre, guests are in a prime location to experience Malaga’s local atmosphere and culture.

10. Apartamentos Picasso Plaza Merced

Serviced Apartment, Apartment

Apartamentos Picasso Plaza Merced
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Apartamentos Picasso Plaza Merced is ideal for families and can accommodate groups of up to 14 people, with four separate rooms and a combination of double and single bed space. Located in the famous Plaza de la Merced, the apartment is within walking distance of museums, restaurants, shops and Picasso’s birthplace. Clean, modern and spacious with kitchens, living rooms and dining tables.

11. Apartamentos Mediterránea Centro

Serviced Apartment, Apartment

Apartamentos Mediterraneo Centro
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Prefer a modern feel to your holiday accommodation? This newly renovated apartment is within a newly renovated building located in the old town of Malaga. Apartamentos Mediterránea Centro are equipped with everything you need for a comfortable stay. With a terrace for guests to relax and unwind in the sunshine, there isn’t much need to venture out. If you do fancy hitting the streets, the knowledgeable team is more than happy to assist with booking taxis and excursions.

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