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Semana Santa (Holy Week)

During Easter week, large-scale religious processions parade large floats of Christ and the Virgin through the main streets, accompanied by mournful music and hooded penitents.

Date: 28 March 2021 - 04 April 2021
Venue: City centre.
Cost:

Free.


Festival de Málaga Cine Español

A high-profile festival of Spanish films, with local legend Antonio Banderas often in attendance.

Date: 04 June 2021 - 13 June 2021
Venue: Teatro Cervantes.
Website: https://festivaldemalaga.com
Cost:

Various.


Fiesta de San Juan

Bonfires and fireworks celebrate the solstice and large caricature 'guy' figures meet a fiery end down by the beach.

Date: 23 June 2021 - 23 June 2021
Venue: City beach.
Cost:

Free


Feria de Málaga (Málaga Fair)

Málaga's chief festival involves folklore, music, food and wine, dressage and bullfighting in a heady mixture which takes over the central streets by day. By night the action moves to a giant free funfair by the lighthouse.

Date: 01 August 2021 - 31 August 2021
(Date to be confirmed)
Venue: City centre, Bullring, Fairground.
Website: http://feria.malaga.eu/
Cost:

Free.


Málaga Flamenco Biennial

Over a six-month period, performances from over 300 artists will take place, and include singing, dancing and guitar performances. A final gala performance takes place in September.

Date: 01 September 2021 - 30 September 2021
(Date to be confirmed)
Website: http://www.malagaenflamenco.com
Cost:

Various.


International Jazz Festival

National and international names from the world of jazz and blues play various venues around town.

Date: 01 November 2021 - 30 November 2021
(Date to be confirmed)
Venue: Various venues.
Cost:

Various.


Carnaval

Seven weeks before Easter, this is the most colourful festival of the year with street parades in fancy dress, bands on stage, the Carnival Ball and a Grand Procession through the streets culminating in fireworks on the seafront.

Date: 01 February 2022 - 31 March 2022
(Date to be confirmed)
Venue: City centre.
Cost:

Free


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Hotel Molina Lario

Opposite the Cathedral, this 4-star hotel has elegant, contemporary rooms - the best have balconies and views of the Cathedral. Amenities include an outdoor garden-terrace serving tapas, a stunning rooftop pool with late night bar and a terrace grill restaurant.

Room Mate Larios

Right on pedestrianised Calle Larios, in the heart of Málaga, this rebranded hotel, part of a chain of hotels around the world, has a light, stylish contemporary feel with spacious rooms, free Wi-Fi and an impressive roof terrace with a late night bar. Breakfast is served until a civilized midday.

Gran Hotel Miramar

Originally opened in 1926 by King Alfonso XIII, and at one time Malaga's law courts, this beautifully-restored hotel is set by the sea in the upmarket area of Caleta. The polished rooms have all the mod-cons; some have a Moorish theme or Mediterranean touches but only 25% have sea views. Amenities include a spa, a gym, a swimming pool and several restaurantsa.

Hotel Alameda

Clean, cheap and central, this hotel occupies the 8th floor of an apartment building and has obliging owners and free Wi-Fi. What it lacks in modernity, it makes up in personality, and all rooms come with private bathrooms. The views over the bullring are nigh on unbeatable too.

Hotel Ilunion Malaga

Minutes from the city centre, and with sweeping vistas out across the Alboran Sea, Hotel Ilunion Malaga makes the most of its boardwalk location with spacious balconies and floor to ceiling windows. It also has a good indoor pool, small gym and spa, and a sauna.

Vincci Selección Posada del Patio

Quite simply one of the finest hotels in Malaga, the Vincci Selección Posada del Patio encompasses the heart of the city with art, fashion and incredible fine dining at its core. The spacious rooms have mod-cons like LCD TVs, air-conditioning and floor to ceiling windows, as well as a rooftop plunge pool, a Mediterranean restaurant and a bar.