Fly from Aberdeen Airport to Malaga, the tourist haven of the Costa del Sol. Sun-soaked Malaga is world-renowned for those seeking a Spanish getaway. From sunshine and sangria, to the luxuries of Marbella, everyone can enjoy this holiday hotspot.
Ryanair offer twice-weekly departures from Aberdeen to Malaga.
Costa del Sol
The Malaga province is ideally located on the Costa del Sol, which is famed for 150 kilometres of idyllic coastline that enjoy a climate of 325 sunshine days a year. Not sure where to start? Check out the famous Torremolinos for an area popular with UK holidaymakers for generations.
Marbella is a luxurious resort rising to the fore as ‘the playground of the rich and famous’. It’s packed full of upmarket outlets, bars and restaurants and a prime location to sit and watch the world go by, or even do a bit of celeb spotting!
Pablo Picasso Museum
Picasso was born in Malaga, and there’s a fantastic museum there in his honour. The building itself is spectacular, a Renaissance building with elaborate ornament and dating back to the 16th century. Inside you will find more than 200 paintings, early academic works and much more by one of the greatest artists of all time.
Eat grilled sardines, the most typical dish in Malaga at the old fishing district of El Palo. After enjoying your food in one of the cosy beach bars, go on to one of the beaches of Pedregalejo where you meet many locals and can swim in a relaxed and comfortable atmosphere.
Conception Botanical Garden
Visit the Conception Botanical Garden and admire an impressive vegetation around quiet paths. Join a tour lead by competent and friendly guides to learn more about the interesting history of the tropical and subtropical gardens.