Planning a summer holiday in southern Spain? Want to enjoy yourself to the fullest and make the most of our trip? Do you? Then take note of these recommendations that we are bringing you today from Coeo, your favourite accommodation in the heart of Malaga, some practical tips to help you have the best holiday of your life. Will you join us?
1. Plan ahead
A summer holiday in southern Spain is probably a destination that requires little planning. The reason is, among other things, that Andalusia offers a wide variety of plans and leisure activities for all tastes and ages. However, it is always advisable to plan your trip well in advance. Mainly, to make sure that you have availability in those places where you want to go and those activities you wish to experience. Therefore, make your research and plan your itinerary as soon as you know that you are travelling there. You will also get better prices too!
2. Choose everything
A summer holiday in southern Spain can be very rewarding. Vibrant and fascinating cities, amazing beaches, stunning nature, charming villages, an immense historical and cultural heritage. Andalusia has it all! So why are you going to choose just one of these elements if you can have them all? What about a trip to the city of Malaga? You’ll have the best beaches, an incredible monumental and artistic heritage, a city full of life and plenty of activities to spend all your time and have an unforgettable trip. Furthermore, if you stay at Coeo Accommodations and join our local community of travellers, you will have the opportunity to join hiking excursions in the nature near Malaga or even visit fantastic places with us like El Caminito del Rey, for example.
3. Explore historical sites
It depends on how long your holiday is going to be. If it is long enough and you are staying in a central location in Andalusia, we suggest you take a few short trips to unmissable landmarks such as the Alhambra in Granada, the Mezquita in Cordoba or the Gibralfaro Castle in Malaga, among many others, to experience the rich history of the area. All our Coeo accommodations are on a walking distance to the main historical tourist spots in Malaga!
4. Enjoy the beach safely
Because you’re likely to be on the beach most of the time during your summer holiday in southern Spain, make sure you keep your belongings safe, mainly if you are a solo traveller. And above all, be respectful of the sea and enjoy it without eccentricities. Did you know that La Malagueta beach is quite close to Coeo Pod Hostel and Coeo Apartments hotels?
5. Try local cuisine
Indulge in delicious Spanish cuisine and in the exquisite Andalusian culinary traditions. Sample cold dishes, really a treat in summer, are for example the famous gazpacho, the salmorejo, the anchovies in vinegar… Or delicacies, simple and tasty, like the traditional espetos from Malaga Seek local restaurants and markets for an authentic experience. Or join Coeo Malaga city tour and get a taste of the best tapas bars in the heart of Malaga.
6. Cultural immersion
In order to truly enjoy your summer holiday in southern Spain, we recommend you to immerse yourself in the local culture. Attend local cultural events or shows, explore historic neighbourhoods, get into local shops, and try to interact with locals to get a true sense of the region’s traditions. You can even embrace the local siesta culture! Treat yourself to some time to relax too.
Of course, always remember to respect local customs, be mindful of the environment, and engage with the local community in a respectful manner to ensure you have a fantastic and enjoyable summer holiday in southern Spain. Join Coeo local community and get truly immersed in the culture of Malaga, but also, share the best moments with other travellers like you coming from every corner of the world. A superb experience!
7. Stay Flexible
While planning is important, also leave room for spontaneity. Discover hidden gems, local markets, and charming streets as you explore the area. Also, check the local event calendar for any festivals, concerts, or cultural events taking place during your summer holidays to southern Spain. These can provide unique and memorable experiences.
And finally, remember to let yourself be seduced by Southern Spain’s breathtaking sunsets. Find a scenic spot, like for example La Malagueta beach or the Gibralfaro hill, to watch the sun go down over the horizon. You will be captivated!
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