Cheap Accommodation in Malaga
Malaga apartments are available by the thousand, and they come in all different standards - from budget to luxury. Renting an apartment is a great way of having a reasonably priced base during your Malaga holiday. Here we look at some good spots.
The word for apartment in Spanish (el apartamento)
is so like the English that it is easy to remember and retrieve from your grey matter.
Many thousands of Europeans actually buy and own their own apartments in Malaga. Ownership of apartments has been very popular among the British, Germans and Scandinavians. A great deal of this has been fuelled by the explosion of cheap flights to Spain by the low cost carriers such as easyJet and Ryanair.
Once they start flying to a destination it becomes vastly more accessible to the average Northern European and encourages a huge influx of people - from holiday makers on a short stay to dual home owners, to the retired and semi-retired people spending many more months in the sun.
Many of tens of thousands of Britons are voting with their low cost carrier and setting up permanent domicile in Spain.
For those on a shorter sojourn in Spain here are some places to stay in Malaga.
Casa de la Mina, Villa Hotel
The Casa de la Mina are Malaga apartments and are rated also as a villa hotel. They are in a national park between the Sierra Almijara and the Sierra Tejeda. It is also about an hour from Malaga Airport.
Competa is one of the traditional white villages of Spain and is 10 km from the coast. In it you will find plenty of time to practise your Spanish in the shops, cafes, bars and restaurants as well as using the popular walking tours.
These Malaga Apartments have a swimming pool, a tennis court, mountain biking, hiking and horse riding. It also includes local regional cuisine in its dining room. During certain times of the day you may well see some of the animals that freely walk around.
The hotel has 18 spacious double rooms which can be converted to triple rooms if wanted. Each room also has a complete en-suite bathroom.
El Cenachero, 2 Star
Calle Antofagasta 20
El Cenachero is 15 minutes from Malaga Airport and 5 km from Malaga city.
The beach is 300 metres from the hotel and you can visit the Cathedral, the Citadel, the Roman Theatre, Gibralfaro Castle, the Plaza de la Marina, the Port Paseo del Parque, the Plaza de la Marina, the Plaza de la Constitucion and the Plaza del Obispo. You will also be able to use your Spanish in the shops, supermarkets, bars and restaurants which are close by.
The hotel has a front desk where any queries you may have will be answered.
Each of the air-conditioned and heated apartments offered by the hotel has a bathroom, a fully-equipped American-style kitchen and a television.
Apartamentos La Fonda, 2 Star
Calle Santo Domingo 7
Malaga Apartments not too far from the airport. Apartamentos La Fonda is near the main square of Benalmadena Pueblo in the Sierra de los Castillejos and is approximately 10 km from Malaga Airport. Trains for Malaga, Fuengirola and Torremolinos leave the airport every 30 minutes and both buses and taxis are also available.
Apartamentos La Fonda is only 5km from the beach, where you can both sunbathe and go yachting. You can also go on short cruises, learn to dive or take part in sport fishing activities. Puerto Marina Harbour and Torrequebrada Casino are both 7 km away.
The Apartamentos La Fonda has a lobby, a 24-hour reception, a safe deposit box, room service, a breakfast room for a buffet breakfast, a restaurant and a cocktail bar. Visitors should also please note that pets are not allowed.
The Apartamentos La Fonda has 26 rooms within the main hotel and 8 rooms in a close by annex. Although each apartment has a balcony, each studio does not have one. All air-conditioned and heated rooms have direct telephones, satellite TV, hair dryers and furnished kitchens. They do not, however, have dishwashers or washing machines.
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