Holiday rentals and apartments in El Palo
Looking for a relaxing vacation by the sea? El Palo is waiting for you! Here you will find amazing holiday rentals just steps away from the Mediterranean shore. They are a dream come true that ensures waking up to the sound of waves and enjoying a refreshing swim in the warm, crystal-clear waters. At El Palo, you can spend your days lounging on the sandy beaches or exploring this charming fishing village. You'll also have access to great restaurants to enjoy delicious Spanish food, bars for a fun night out, and stores to stock up on whatever you need, and find souvenirs with ease.Rentals for every need and taste
One thing is for sure, El Palo has the perfect holiday rental waiting for you! Planning a trip with your family, friends or loved one? We've got you covered. Just look through the vast array of rentals El Palo has to offer and pick the one that matches your needs and preferences. Some have a more rustic and traditional feel to them, while others aim for a more modern look. Whatever you choose, we guarantee that you'll be provided with all the amenities and comforts for you to feel at home. Some even include terraces and balconies, and pools to go for a swim after a long day in the sun. And, since we know how hard is to leave our furry friends behind, some even are pet-friendly! Today is the day, come and enjoy your perfect beach holiday at El Palo!
Holidays in El Palo
El Palo is a traditional fishing village located in the eastern part of the city of Malaga, in the Andalusia region of southern Spain. To the south, you have the stunning Mediterranean Sea with a long stretching seaside of soft sand and some beach bars to have a snack or a drink. It borders with other coastal villages, such as the lively town of Pedregalejo to the west, and some smaller neighbourhoods to the north, like Villa Cristina, Las Cuevas y La Pelusa.A vibrant place to explore
Although Pedregalejo is not administratively part of El Palo, they blend so perfectly together that some people consider them to be the same. However, Pedregalejo is known for its lively atmosphere filled with beach bars, restaurants, clubs, and even Spanish academies that attract tons of foreigners every year. So, if you want to have a bit more of excitement after the sun sets, Pedregalejo offers just that without having to move to far from El Palo.
El Palo is located right on the Mediterranean coast, so beautiful beaches are guaranteed. The main beach is El Palo beach, known for its dark fine sand, tranquil waters and family-friendly atmosphere. To the west, Pedregalejo beach forms six small coves, offering a more intimate and peaceful setting. Playa del Chanquete, to the east, is usually a bit more concurred, but is just as fun and beautiful as the other ones and even has a blue flag certification, showing how clean and cared for the beach is.El Palo for couples
If you're looking for an experience full of romance and intimacy with your significant other, El Palo is just ideal. The tranquil and picturesque atmosphere, along with the scenic beauty of its beaches, provides the perfect setting for romance to blossom. You can start your day by having a delicious breakfast on the terrace of your rental and head straight to beach for some fun in the sun afterward. Walk hand in hand along the beach, take pictures of the landscapes, and enjoy a delicious meal at one of the locals chiringuitos –beach bars– to try the local cuisine. Explore the nearby towns, and go swimming at one of the coves for more privacy. Finally, to end the night with a flourish, watch as the sun sets over the stunning Mediterranean Sea and have a romantic dinner with a fine wine at one of the local restaurants.
Playa de El Palo beach is known for its fine dark sand and shallow waters, making it a perfect option for a family beach day or for those who just want to relax under the sun to achieve that perfect tan. If you prefer to stay in the shade, there is a nice area covered by a bunch of palm trees and with natural grass for a much cooler setting. The beach is also well-equipped and maintained, and has a great selection of beach bars and restaurants to have a snack, a drink or a full meal after a fun beach day.2. Explore the fishing village
El Palo is a historical town that has preserved much of its traditional charm. Take a stroll through this lovely fishing village and admire the traditional Andalusian houses, picturesque streets, and lovely atmosphere. Don't forget to visit the local market and see jábega, a traditional fishing boat used in the Málaga region for more than 2500 years!3. Try the local cuisine
El Palo is known for its delicious seafood and beachside chiringuitos (restaurants). Make sure to try some of the local specialties, such as espetos (sardines on a stick) and paella. El Palo also has a lively bar scene for you to enjoy cocktails and drinks with your friends or significant other after a fun day.4. Visit Málaga's historic city centre
Málaga's historic centre is full of things to do and see, and luckily, is just a short drive away from El Palo. If you're a culture enthusiast, then you'll surely enjoy the wonderfully preserved historic sites, museums and galleries. Some highlights are the Roman Theatre, the Cathedral and the Picasso Museum, but there are many more things to visit.5. Attend the local festivals
Throughout the year, El Palo hosts several festivals and celebrations, including the Fiesta de la Virgen del Carmen in July. It is held every year on July 16th, and it honours the patron saint of fishermen, the Virgen del Carmen. The festival starts with a procession of decorated jábegas that carry the statue of the Virgin out to sea. The boats are followed by crowds of people who watch from the shore and cheer as they pass by. After the procession, the party continues with live music, dancing, and plenty of food and drinks. The festival is a great opportunity to experience the local culture and traditions, as well as to meet and mingle with the friendly locals. If you're in El Palo during the Fiesta de la Virgen del Carmen, be sure to join in the fun and celebration!