Best activities for a family holiday in Malaga
Many times we try to make a family getaway but either we do not know where to go or it’s extremely difficult for all family members to decide on a specific date. Well, the Costa del Sol is the ideal place because, whatever the time, there are always activities for a family holiday in Malaga that can make your visit something magical, and only need to agree.
With Sun for just more than 320 days of the year, good weather, beaches, monuments, gastronomic variety … it’s a really complete city, that offers loads in the ways of family plans in Malaga, we’ve prepared a few activities that are perfect if you’re visiting with children so, sit back and enjoy the ride.
The best restaurants in Málaga
You may not think so but, one of the best activities for a family holiday in Malaga is enjoying the city’s extremely varied cuisine offering. We all like good food and variety and, although there are countless bars and restaurants that you can find in Malaga, we recommend tapas in the Central Market of Atarazanas. You can also all enjoy the market of Molinillo, with good fish at an unbeatable price and since you are in the area we recommend a walk through the neighborhood of Molinillo.
What about a barbecue? This is one of the typical family plans and in Malaga we have the perfect place to do it. On the beach of Peñón del Cuervo, not only because of the area, but also because it has tables, benches and barbecues so you can spend a good day with your family. It is, indisputably, one of our favorite places especially in spring.
Well, now begins the season of sardines in all the chiringuitos on the beach, just one of the star plans if you are traveling as a family to Malaga.
Of the most typical in Malaga
If you come to Malaga as a family, there are some things you simply have to do to get the most out of the city. Here we leave you some of those essential family plans:
- Stroll down Calle Larios, one of the most beautiful streets in Spain.
- The great jewel of Malaga, the Alcazaba, built even before the famous Alhambra in Granada.
- See a sunset from the Gibralfaro Viewpoint, fantastic views if you want to have one of the best memories of the city in your mind.
- Visit the Cathedral of Malaga, because if it is already pretty on the outside, just tell you that its interior is one of the most amazing in Spain.
- Strolling along the beaches of the city is, for us, one of the best options if you come as a family to Malaga.
The best family plans in Málaga
We know that most family trips are made with the youngest of the house and you have to have activities ready for everyone to have fun, so we will also see what you can do if on your trip to Malaga they are the protagonists.
Culture equals fun
Museums are usually boring places for children, but in Malaga you can find museums for everyone and thus have a great day with things to do for all your relatives. There is one that you can not miss visiting under any circumstances, we are talking about the Principia Science Center, it is an interactive museum, with a planetarium and a very cool astronomical observatory. In the same style, but related, you can also find MIMMA (Interactive Museum of Music of Málaga).
The aeronautical museum, here you not only get to see the planes, you also touch them and learn all there is to know about it, something that if you are in Malaga with children you can take advantage of for the whole family.
If what you like is the depths of the sea, one of the best family plans is to go see the more than 1000 species of the Alboran Museum.
Travel by bike
A bike tour of Malaga is one of the most complete plans without a doubt to do as a family, Malaga accompanies with its climate and the large number of roads and possible routes that have been adapted to bicycles. Besides knowing the city and doing sports you share with your family, what else can you ask for?
And if you don’t feel like having to pedal, you can discover Malaga together on a Hop on Hop off, take the best photos, as well as get to know and learn everything about the city with experienced guides that can let you in on all the best information and facts.
Finally, we know that you’re usually a large group when you’re planning a family holiday in Malaga, so although you have thousands of options on where to stay, our holiday apartments are ideal due to their large space for everyone and its affordable price compared to hotels. In addition, you are all always together “at home”.
Come on! Now if you have no excuse to join the family and make a trip to the city of Malaga.