Bathed by the Mediterranean Sea, Malaga stretches its arms out over land, sea and air to grow hand in hand with the world, built on a past that was a meeting point of civilizations, where Phoenicians, Romans and Arabs left us with a legacy of customs and beliefs that is more alive today than ever, in a symbiosis that has made it one of the main capitals of the European coastline.
Málaga where art and the world converge
At the artistic forefront, it offers a space for the exchange of ideas and thoughts, it stimulates new forms of expression and continues to seek different colours with the distinctive feature of being the birthplace of great creators. Thus, it has more than 36 museums and cultural spaces, notably including:
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It currently enjoys infrastructures and opportunities characteristic of a modern city, which guarantees its competitive growth, positioning it is one of the most sought-after destinations at an international level. If we add the gentle climate, strategic location and extraordinary network of connections, there are an abundance of reasons why Malaga is the perfect place for a life well lived.
A city brimming with opportunities
Malaga is a heterogeneous city, brimming with investment opportunities and increasingly developed. This positions it at the forefront of the construction sector in Spain due to its unstoppable economic growth, and showcases its quality of infrastructures, competitiveness and strong business community. This is why it is chosen by new investors who see a perfect city for bringing new lines of business when they look at Malaga.
Love your business, live your life
Working next to the sea, close to home and in a welcoming environment is a reality that is at your fi ngertips. The exponential growth of Malaga has made it a gathering place for innovative international companies that have found the perfect place in infrastructures such as the Technology Park, a leading R+D+I space capable of bringing together a balance of large multinationals and small companies.
Also, business tourism on the Costa del Sol is a safe bet that has the support of professional organisers and specialised agencies which, with their training and creative capacity, hold numerous top level events each year.
Thus, people who decide to live and work in Malaga have many reasons to do so: an enviable climate, a wide range of culture, connections to the entire world and mobility within the city itself to get to work in less than 30 minutes.
Shine bright like the sun
An average temperature of 18 degrees throughout the year
320 days of sun a year and an average temperature of 18 degrees define a mild and stable climate that makes it possible to do all kinds of activities at any time of the year. The sun that almost always shines on Malaga opens up an entire world of possibilities for enjoying natural parks and protected spaces such as the Sierra de las Nieves and the Torcal de Antequera.
The climate is one of the factors that defi ne the character of the people of Malaga, whose hallmark is friendliness. They are open people with a welcoming and vitalistic spirit that rubs off on visitors, and makes them always want to return. The essence of Mediterranean culture and its way of viewing life are the hallmarks of a city that is open to the world.
Options for enjoying every minute
The city centre is designed for strolling between cafés, squares and spots that are worth discovering. Walking among spacious avenues and narrow alleys is the best way to explore the city´s old town and be surprised by its unparalleled beauty.
In the centre, La Alameda and Calle Larios form a shopping hub that combines traditional shops that are over 20-years-old and contemporary fashion brands.
Malaga is one of Europe´s favourite golfi ng destinations, thanks to its climatic conditions and suitable terrain for a course design that has hosted great events such as the Spanish Open, Volvo Masters and the Ryder Cup.
A big range that excites the public and makes life in Malaga an experience for all the senses.
The taste of authenticity
7 Michelin star restaurants in the province of Malaga
At present, gastronomy is one of the most appealing aspects for visitors.
Fresh fish and seafood, seasonable fruits and vegetables, legumes and a wide variety of meats comprise a menu that notably includes very popular dishes such as sardines on a spit and ajoblanco (chilled almond soup) always accompanied by the best sweet wines from the region.
Moreover, the most renowned chefs with Michelin Stars are not just at the forefront of traditional cuisine, they also offer haute cuisine and new culinary proposals. Exotic, creative and signature cuisine, a true spectacle of show cooking provided by authentic star chefs.
Streets with history
Malaga is an international benchmark for creation and art collections, capable of bringing together art, nature, culture and science in a single space that imbues each of its nooks with wisdom and tradition. Also, from its strategic position in the heart of Andalusia, it is a gateway to renowned provinces such as Cadiz, Granada, Cordoba and Seville.
The cave paintings of the Caves of Nerja, the Phoenician settlements next to Río Vélez, Torrox Necropolis, the Alcazaba and the Castle of Gibralfaro as Arab fortresses and the Cathedral of Malaga are just some examples of the impressive heritage that this city has accumulated over time.