Holidays & Padel on The Costa del Sol Malaga

by TravelToPadel


Padel tennis is extremely popular on the Costa del Sol in Malaga. Is considered to be one of the top destinations for padel enthusiasts in Spain and Europe.

Malaga has a mild climate all year round, making it an ideal location for playing padel outdoors.

Padel Clubs

There are many padel clubs and facilities located throughout the Costa del Sol. Including in the city of Malaga itself, as well as in nearby towns such as Benalmadena, Marbella, Fuengirola, and Estepona.

These clubs offer high-quality padel courts and equipments, swimming pools and restaurant.

The Costa del Sol is also home to many padel tournaments and events.

There are many clubs and facilities located throughout the Costa del Sol. It offer players of all levels the opportunity to play the sport in a professional and well-equipped environment.

These facilities often have multiple courts, with different surfaces and lighting options, as well as changing rooms, showers, and other amenities.

The World Padel Tour, which is the top professional padel tennis circuit in the world, has held tournaments on the Costa del Sol in recent years, drawing some of the top players from around the world to the region.

The popularity of this sport on the Costa del Sol is due in part to the strong sporting culture of the region, as well as the presence of many expats and visitors from other European countries who are passionate about padel.

The social aspect of padel tennis is also important, with many clubs offering opportunities for players to meet and socialize with others who share their love of the game.

Padel tennis on the Costa del Sol in Malaga is a vibrant and thriving scene, with a range of facilities, tournaments, and events to suit players of all levels and interests.

Malaga is a fantastic place to play padel tennis and immerse yourself in the sport and other activities.


The province of Malaga, located in the region of Andalusia, Spain, is known for its beautiful coastline and stunning beaches, cuisine and vibrant nightlife along the Costa del Sol.

Here are some popular beaches of Malaga:

Playa de Maro

Woman riding a Stand Up Paddle boar on a route in Maro waterfall and cliff in Nerja Malaga Spain

The Maro beach is very famous in Malaga.

What makes this beach special is its proximity to the cliffs and waterfall of Maro Cerro-gordo and crystal clear waters.

You can go kayaking or paddle surfing, snorkelling and see the marine fauna and flora.

Playa de la Malagueta

Panoramic view of La Malagueta beach in Malaga Spain

This beach, located in the city of Malaga. Its proximity to the city center, along with its vibrant atmosphere, extensive facilities, and lively promenade, make it a popular destination.

Playa del Bil-bil

Panoramic view of Bilbil Beach and Bilbil Castle in Benalmadena Malaga Spain

Bilbil Beach in Benalmádena, located along the Paseo Marítimo. Is a picturesque coastal spot known for its golden sand, clear turquoise waters, beachfront amenities, and its adjacent Bilbil Castle, adding cultural charm to the area.

Playa de La Carihuela

Panoramic view of La Carihuela beach in Torremolinos Malaga Spain

In the town of Torremolinos, this beach is highly popular among tourists. It features a long stretch of sandy shoreline, beachfront restaurants serving delicious seafood, and a promenade.

Playa de Burriana

Panoramic view of Burriana beach in Nerja Malaga Spain

Known for its beauty and amenities, Playa de Burriana is located in Nerja. It offers crystal clear waters, beach bars, water sports activities, and various services to ensure visitors comfort.

Playa de Marbella

Panoramic view of Marbella beach in Malaga Spain

This beach in Marbella is a favorite among locals and tourists. It boasts, a wide sandy shore, crystal clear waters, and a lively beachfront promenade with upscale beach clubs, restaurants, and shops.

Playa de Fuengirola

Panoramic view of Fuengirola beachin Malaga Spain

Situated in the heart of Fuengirola, this long beach is a hub of activity. It offers a vibrant atmosphere, numerous water sports options, beachfront bars, restaurants, and easy accessibility from the town center.

Playa de Estepona

Panoramic view of Playa de Cristo in Estepona Malaga Spain

Estepona’s main beach is a popular choice for beachgoers. With its wide sandy expanse, well-maintained facilities, beach bars, and proximity to the town’s amenities, it attracts a considerable number of visitors.


Pescaíto frito

Traditional pescaitos fritos fried anchovies from Malaga with lemon onions lettuce on a wooden table

This is an special dish in Malaga. Consisting of a variety of small fish, such as anchovies, sardines, and baby squid, lightly battered and deep-fried until crispy. It is often served with a squeeze of lemon and enjoyed as a tapa or a main course.

Espetos de sardinas

Malaga typical sardines skewered on a stick and grilled over an open fire

Another beloved seafood specialty of Malaga.

Espetos de sardinas refers to sardines skewered on a stick and grilled over an open fire. This simple yet delicious dish is typically enjoyed fresh and is a favorite among locals and visitors alike.


Refreshing cold soup from Malaga in glass on a wooden table

This refreshing cold soup is popular throughout Andalusia, including Malaga. It is made with ripe tomatoes, cucumbers, bell peppers, garlic, olive oil, and bread, blended together to create a flavorful and nutritious dish, especially during the hot summer months.

Porra Antequerana

Traditional porra antequerana from Malaga

Porra Antequerana is a thick and creamy cold soup made with tomatoes, bread, olive oil, garlic, and other ingredients.

It has a rich and smooth texture and is often garnished with hard-boiled eggs and ham.

Malaga-style fried fish (Fritura malagueña)

Traditional Malaga style battered fried fish and seafood

This dish showcases an assortment of battered and fried seafood, including small fish, shrimp, and calamari. It is typically served with a sprinkle of salt and enjoyed with a glass of chilled local wine.


Cold almond soup in a white bowl on a wooden table with a silver spoon

A traditional Andalusian dish, ajoblanco is a cold almond soup made with garlic, bread, olive oil, vinegar, and water. It has a creamy consistency and is usually garnished with grapes or melon for a touch of sweetness.

Sweet treats

Typical torrijas sweet bread from Malaga

Malaga offers a range of delightful desserts, such as Torrijas (similar to French toast), borrachuelos (deep-fried pastries), Tarta Malagueña (a traditional almond cake) and Torta loca (crazy cake). Yes; you read it right. That’s how we call it in Malaga.

Torta loca traditional from Malaga on a tray

You will go completely crazy when you taste it because you will realise that you have never eaten anything so delicious in your life until you tasted the crazy cake.

Without any doubt, Malaga is the perfect destination to practice Padel as it is not only limited to that.

Its culture, cuisine, beaches and proximity to other provinces as well as its proximity to the north of Africa, offers all visitors the opportunity to enjoy a great sport and also multiple cultures, food and activities.

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