Destination guide

Travel to tranquil El Palo

The gardens and ocean views create a pretty picture of El Palo. This city is relaxing and walkable, recognized for its seafood restaurants, local tours and bars. Gibralfaro Castle and Alcazaba are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in El Palo

Do you want to discover top things to see and do while you're in town? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes El Palo a fun place to get away. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • El Candado Golf Course (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Anoreta Golf (6.3 mi / 10.2 km)
  • Parador Malaga Golf Club (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
  • Guadalhorce Golf Club (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
  • Aqualand Torremolinos (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)
  • Crocodile Park (10.7 mi / 17.2 km)

Seasonal weather in El Palo

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your vacation, August, July, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 86°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in El Palo

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in El Palo. These are some of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Las Acacias Beach (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Banos del Carmen Beach (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Morlaco Park (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Monte San Anton (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Malagueta Beach (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Monte Victoria, Málaga (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around El Palo

Fly into Malaga (AGP), the closest airport, located 7.9 mi (12.7 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around El Palo?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 170 vacation rentals near El Palo. From 122 Condos/Apartments to 32 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near El Palo for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to El Palo?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in El Palo:

  • Carihuela: 839 vacation rentals
  • Fuengirola City Centre: 452 vacation rentals
  • La Malagueta: 118 vacation rentals
  • Torrequebrada: 1,157 vacation rentals
  • Centro: 1,181 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to El Palo?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in El Palo. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Fuengirola (FGR-Fuengirola Train Station): 9,131 vacation rentals
  • Benalmadena Marina: 8,136 vacation rentals
  • Torremolinos (UTL-Torremolinos Train Station): 7,978 vacation rentals
  • Málaga Cathedral: 6,494 vacation rentals
  • Costa del Sol Square: 7,985 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around El Palo listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in El Palo?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 122 Condos/Apartments in El Palo. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in El Palo include:

  • Houses: 32 rentals available
  • Villas: 9 rentals available
  • Chalets: 2 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Studios and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in El Palo?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 34 vacation rentals with pool available in El Palo. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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