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Malaga city, beach front apartment

Bedrooms 2
Space 861 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

2 Bedroom apartment, sleeps 4.

Beach front 2 bedroom apartment .Free wifi internet ,Situated in El Palo. This is a typical fisherman’s house divided into 2 apartments. The rental property is on the first floor. .There are 2 good size bedrooms. One with a double bed and one with twin beds. There is air conditioning in both bedrooms. The kitchen is fully equipped with everything you could need.

The apartment is right on the beach and you can sit on the terrace and watch the world go by. The area where the apartment is situated is not really a tourist area so there is not much English spoken. All the neighbours are very friendly. The waiters in the many restaurants and bars along the sea front do their best to try and understand what you say.A great chance to practice your spanish!

Transport: From the Airport you can reach the apartment by getting a bus into the center of Malaga then a second bus to El Palo.

A taxi can be booked to meet you at the airport if you wish..

If you hire a car you can usually find a parking space in the street if not directly outside the apartment then a little bit further down the road.

There are buses from El Palo into the city centre every 5 minutes during the day and after 11.30 at night buses run every 45minutes all through the night.

Beach: The beaches in front of the apartment are made up of little coves so ideal for children . El Palo and Pedregalejo beaches even though being very close to town have a unique character, they each have their bars and restaurants and both beaches are well maintained., every summer they celebrate the Virgin del Carmen (16th of July), patron saint of the fishermen, they take the Virgin out of her church and out to sea in a boat, while being followed in procession by the fishing boats. You can walk along the beaches of El Palo and Pedregalejo and continue your stroll till the Baños del Carmen and from there to the maritime promenade of Malaga that will lead you to the entrance of the park and from there to the town.Malaga city centre is the perfect place to explore the many historical monuments, atmospheric little streets and squares with delightful café culture.

Malaga: Malaga: . Malaga itself is a lovely old town with lots of charm. It has maintained its Spanish character. Apart from a huge cultural offering of concerts and theaters, there are many museums and art galleries, the most famous being the Picasso museum and the Center of Contemporary Art. Malaga is famous for its tapas bars in the historic center and its fried fish on the beaches, it also has a fabulous nightlife. You can stay here for months and won´t run out of things to do and places to explore. Granada and Ronda being one hour's drive away .

Language Schools: There are many Language schools in the Pedregalejo and El Palo area. The house is within walking distance of most of them

July and August bookings Saturday to Saturday only

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Property Manager
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 27, 2017


Playas del Palo Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 861 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Downtown
  • Budget
  • Historic
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • A fold up bed is available for an extra adult or child at a cost of €60 per week. A childs cot and high chair is also available at no extra cost.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fly fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
The apartment is on the first floor so maybe not suitable for people who are unable to climb stairs


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(34 traveler reviews)

Malaga city, beach front apartment
average rating of 4.7058825 based on 34 reviews

Ideal Location

  • 4 of 5

The apartment is in an excellent location and is good value for money - it is right at a lovely beach! All along the beach front are plenty of restaurants and cafes serving delicious food and specialising in fried fish. The area is typically Spanish and not touristy at all. The supermarket is within easy walking distance. The apartment is as specified and has a lovely little terrace to sit and have meals or just to sit and look out over the beach and sea. There is a roof terrace but I found this disappointing. However, beach chairs and a parasol are provided so this was not really an issue. The apartment is also within easy reach of the bus stop to Malaga which is only a 15 minutes journey. The buses are excellent and run regularly even throughout the night. Buses to other areas throughout the region run from Malaga. Malaga has plenty of interesting museums (we loved the car and fashion museum!) as well as a great selection of shops, cafes, ice cream parlours, restaurants and a park. There are loads of attractions to visit around Malaga province including a botanical garden, water parks, amusement park (open till 1.30 am), butterfly garden, caves and even a Buddhist temple. So there is plenty to keep different generations within a family happy! And if you love clothes and shoe shopping - go to nearby Torremolinos!

I would definitely recommend this apartment to those who do not wish to be in the typical tourist resorts nearby and knowing a small amount of Spanish helped get us by! My only concern is that I had to pay the remaining amount due for the apartment to the owner in cash and I would have preferred to have paid this directly into their bank account.

All 3 of us very much enjoyed our holiday (with my daughter aged 21 and son aged 12).

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Seaside Gem

  • 4 of 5

We had an excellent holiday in El Palo. The location of this villa is idyllic with only a two minute walk to the beach & several good restaurants. The resort is very Spanish which suited our needs perfectly..The house was clean & tidy with lovely views and in July the air conditioning was a major was a pleasure to be able to go for early morning walks along the promenade and we would thoroughly recommend the walk into Malaga itself. Getting into the historic centre in Malaga in the evening was very easy due to an excellent bus service which runs well into the small hours. Connections with airport are also very good .Barbara was lovely & very attentive and gave us really good customer service throughout. I would definitely recommend this property and plan to return

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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A lovely apartment for chilling out.

  • 5 of 5

A great apartment for just relaxing and enjoying Spanish Mediterranean culture. We cycled and walked to Rincon de la Victoria, a little town along the coast, and enjoyed walking into Malaga city which was about 70 minutes walk. We enjoyed trying out our poor Spanish in all the shops in the town of El Palo. Thanks you Carmen for your home and Barbara for organising it all.

  • Submitted: Apr 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
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amsterdam, then netherlands

Lively and quiet, sea and city

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely week at the beginning of March staying in the apartment of Carmen. The sun was giving a lot of warmth already so we spent a lot of time on the flat roof, reading. The house is on the beach front, and at night you can fall asleep listening to the waves on the beach. I really liked the fact that although the city is near (both Malaga City and El Palo), and it is easy to reach supermarkets and restaurants, the house is in a quieter zone, and you can distance yourself easily on the roof from the buzz of the street. Highly recommended for those looking for the 'real' ;--) Spain: this is a part of the coast/city that is not crowded by tourists, but lived in by the Spaniards themselves.

The apartment is lovely, and very clean. The owners take good care of it. Thank you Isabel (daughter of Carmen) for your recommendations on places to eat out. Our flight left late on Saturday, and as there were no other tenants we were welcome to stay longer, which was very kind (thank you Barbara, for offering to ask). And many thanks Barbara for taking the time to send my cardigan, which I left behind!!! That was above and beyond the call of duty.

In short, we felft as if we stayed in a friends house. Welcome, and at home. Almost on the beach, in Spain! :--)

  • Submitted: Mar 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
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amsterdam, then netherlands

Sun, Sea and authentic Spain experience!

  • 5 of 5

We had a really lovely week in the apartment of Carmen in El Palo district of Malaga :--) The weather was great (beginning of March) and the apartment (with the roof terrace) combines the 'buzz' of the lively neighborhood with the relaxation and tranquility offered by a location on the very outskirts of Malaga, next to the sea (bring your flip-flops!). Supermarkets are near, also bakeries and restaurants. Isabel (Carmen's daughter, Spanish speaker) and Barbara (native English speaker) were great hosts, and did their very best to help us in every way. Thank you again for your hospitality! :--)

  • Submitted: Mar 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
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Perfect low-key getaway

  • 5 of 5

The beach is gorgeous and relatively uncrowded.

The terrace in the featured photo is perfectly accurate, although the terrace itself is Spartan. More enchanting is the small, terrace (!) just below, one floor up from the street, with some of the most beautiful sunset and evening views east of Málaga.

The neighborhood restaurants are all family-owned, not fancy, but friendly, and (again) great bargains.

Carmen's flat was spacious, spotless, and well-appointed. Great beds! Barbara is a long-time Málaga UK expat who handled booking and welcome efficiently and *very* helpfully.

There are many shops and restaurants within a few blocks of Carment's place. Few of them cater to tourists, but there's excellent 24/7 bus service into downtown Málaga and its tourist attractions.

El Palo is a terrific bargain for laid-back travelers.

  • Submitted: Oct 6, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
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Nearest Airport
15 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
10 Metres
Nearest Golf
2 Kilometres
Nearest Train
10 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
12 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
10 Metres
Nearest Beach
2 Metres
El Palo
Car: not necessary

The apartment is in El Palo which is a district of Malaga city. Its a 10 minute car trip or 45 minutes walking along the promenade. There are many restaurants , bars , and shops near the apartment.

. Malaga itself is a lovely old city with lots of charm. It has maintained its Spanish character. Apart from a huge cultural offering of concerts and theatres, there are many museums and art galleries, the most famous being the Picasso museum and the Centre of Contemporary Art. Malaga is famous for its tapa bars in the historic centre and its fried fish on the beaches, it also has a fabulous nightlife. You can stay here for months and won´t run out of things to do and places to explore. Granada and Ronda being one hour's drive away

Golf: Golf: El Candado Golf course is a 10 minute walk away

Ski: Ski: Sierra Nevada in Granada is an hours drive away


Rates & Availability

Playas del Palo Apartment Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
spring 1
Apr 22 2017 - May 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
Jun 1 2017 - Jun 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
Jul 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
Oct 1 2017 - Oct 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
Nov 1 2017 - Dec 20 2017
7 night minimum stay
Dec 21 2017 - Jan 6 2018
7 night minimum stay
winter 1
Jan 7 2018 - Feb 28 2018
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Final cleaning fee $48.89

There is a 45 euro final cleaning fee.
In July and August it is Saturday to Saturday booking only.

November December January and February 20% reduction on 1 month or more bookings.

A 25% deposit is required when booking.

Sheets and towels provided plus beach towels.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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