Malaga, Spain

The Costa del Sol is a popular winter getaway, especially glamourous Malaga and its suburb of Torremolinos which are linked by rail and bus. This is a year-round resort with plenty to do from beach walks to good museums, great shopping, activities and sightseeing.

Gran Hotel Cervantes

Our 4-star hotel is 700m from the beach in the heart of Torremolinos, with 398 rooms, an indoor pool at roof level, sauna, massage, games room and cycle hire.The hotel has beautiful views with an outdoor pool, sun terraces, a rooftop indoor pool and Spa center. Services available include a sauna and massage area. We’ve opted for half board; dinner with wine on 6 nights out of 7 (or 4 nights out of 5). Bars and shops are on the doorstep and the train station is a 5-minute walk for a 20-30 minute ride into Malaga.

Your Room

Mixing traditional and modern styles the 398 rooms have all the modern amenities needed. Standard double rooms have a double bed, balcony, bath and shower, TV, fridge, free WiFi and a hairdryer. Safe and minibar are chargeable. Upgrade to a sea view room on an upper floor (lifts available) to look over the beach for extra £8 per night.

Hotel Facts

  • 398 rooms
  • Outdoor and Indoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • Sauna
  • Pool towels
  • Double bedded room with balcony
  • Fridge
  • Bath and shower
  • Hair dryer

Itinerary

Day 1

Meet your Host on arrival and settle into the Gran Cervantes (All flights must arrive between 9.00 and 18.00).

Day 2

An early start for a full day trip to Gibraltar for sightseeing on the Rock: the Tunnels, St Michael’s Cave and Moorish Castle, with time to browse the shops of Casement Square and Main Street.

Day 3

At leisure: maybe hire a bike from the hotel, go 10-pin bowling or visit the Arabian baths. At Christmas we’ll enjoy a festive meal then head into Malaga to see the Christmas lights.

Day 4

Our hop-on-hop-off bus tour lets you discover as many of Malaga’s 19 stops as you wish! There’s an audio commentary and option to join a guided walking tour.

Day 5

At leisure: Maybe enjoy a beach day, a leisurely walk along Torremolinos seafront, or visit some local sights.

Day 6

Fly home – or stay for 7 nights to discover more in Malaga, with 20 art collections and museums including Picasso’s birthplace. Ancient churches, a hilltop fortress, a Crocodile zoo and Sea Life centre are all within easy reach.

Day 7

Free day – plan a shopping trip with lunch in the Plaza Mayor complex or walk on the beach before chocolate and churros in a seafront café.

Day 8

We transfer you to the airport for your flight home.

Location

The Costa del Sol is a popular winter getaway, especially glamourous Malaga and its suburb of Torremolinos which are linked by rail and bus. This is a year-round resort with plenty to do from beach walks to good museums, great shopping, activities and sightseeing.

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