5 Cheap Plans to enjoy in Malaga


Malaga is one of the most popular destinations when it comes to tourism and not only within Spain but also for our friends the tourists. And it is not surprising that this is so since the amount of activities to do and places to visit are countless. With its almost 300 days of sunshine a year and its geographical location Malaga offers you the possibility to enjoy a perfect day at the beach.

Read on to learn about 5 plans for you to enjoy this wonderful city at a low price.

Visit its Wonderful Beaches

Enjoy a stroll along the amazing beaches of Malaga equipped with playgrounds and beach bars, as well as bars and restaurants. Visiting the beach is a great plan for a family trip. Among the most popular beaches in Malaga you can visit:

  • Playa de las Acacias: located on the east.
  • Malagueta Beach: located on the center.
  • Playa de la Misericordia: located on the West.

Malagueta Beach

Visit the English Cemetery

This proposal is aimed at the curious, those who like the different and especially those who like local history, but at the same time national history. For the price of 3 or 4euros you can discover the history of the first Protestant cemetery in Spain while enjoying its considered botanical garden facing the sea. It is a magical place for its historical and artistic value.

Saint George Anglican Church

Taste its Famous Local Gastronomy

  • La Tranca: a good place to have some tapas (between 1,6-3 euros) with vermouth (2 euros). The empanadillas, meatballs, boquerones en vinagre (anchovies in vinegar) and the pincho de tortilla are highly recommended.
  • La Calle Burger: if seafood or fish is not your thing, here you have the (considered by many) best hamburgers in Malaga. For 8,90 euros you can eat a hamburger accompanied by fries or salad, drink and dessert or coffee.

There are also vegetarian options!

  • Mesón de Cervantes: a bit more expensive but still worth it. Large menu with vegetarian options and different sizes. Don’t forget to ask for the dessert of the day.
  • Bodega bar El Pimpi: you could not miss one of the most famous wineries in Malaga. Try their glass of sweet wine (2.6 euros) and share a portion of food to enjoy your time with friends. If you feel like grabbing a snack rather than eating, you can always order some sandwiches that are more than recommended. (3 euros)

Patio of the Bar El Pimpi

Visit its Museums

It could be said that Malaga is a city of museums; with more than 40 of them, most of them located in the historical center of the city, Malaga is one of the cities with more museums in its old town. Among these you can visit some of the most famous, such as:

Picasso Museum

The museum collects the work of the famous painter Pablo Picasso, as well as his different styles, themes and techniques so that the public knows his works in each of its stages.
Currently, for the price 8 euros, you have a ticket to two exhibitions (Miquel Barceló. Metamorphosis + James Turrell. Cherry) and for 12 euros, you have a combined ticket for the MPM collection and the two aforementioned exhibitions.

Museum of Malaga / La Aduana

The largest museum in Andalusia and the fifth largest in Spain. It has two floors: the first one dedicated to Fine Arts and the second one to Archaeology. One of the cheapest museums in Malaga: free for accredited EU citizens and only 1.5 euros for tourists of other nationalities.

Museum of Malaga Courtyard

Go Hiking or Have a Picnic

In Malaga there are many areas dedicated to hiking for those who enjoy a nice sunny day in nature. Within these same routes we find some recreational areas where we can have a picnic or a barbecue using the tables and benches that are placed there. Some of the favorite destinations for hiking are:

  • Parque Natural de los Montes de Málaga
  • Path of the 100 Spouts (Villanueva del Trabuco)
  • Los Pedregales Park (Estepona)
  • Los Quejigales recreational area

It is a perfect plan for a family excursion. Do not forget to bring food to sit in the picnic areas after hiking. Moreover, in Oway Tours we offer guided visits among which you will find  the perfect option for nature lovers: the guided visit to El Caminito del Rey.

Picnic table in nature

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