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A time to enjoy the places closest to us. Places that have always been there. Malaga’s viewpoints are perfect for strolling, strolling, enjoying nature and discovering the views of the city. ✅✅

Do you like photography? From these places you can take spectacular photographs of the surroundings. If there is one thing the Costa del Sol is known for, it is its spectacular beaches and countless leisure activities.

Today in our post we want to give you the list of the best viewpoints in Malaga.

Viewpoint of Gibralfaro in Malaga

Views of the city of Malaga? This is the place for you. It is perhaps one of the most famous viewpoints in Malaga. The most famous and famous photos of the city are usually taken from here. From this point you can take a leisurely stroll while overlooking the Paseo del Parque and the port of Malaga.

miradores en malaga gibralfaro CityPlan

Viewpoint at Monte San Antón

Located to the north of the well known neighbourhood of El Palo, in the viewpoint Monte de San Antón you can find a place to relax and enjoy one of the most beautiful viewpoints in Malaga. This place is part of the Montes de Málaga. The two peaks that make up the landscape are known as Las Tetas de Málaga.

From the viewpoints of this place you can see the east and west coast, from Cala del Moral to Fuengirola, passing of course Malaga city, the beaches of Pedregalejo or the Gibralfaro Mountain.


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Fortunately, the province has some amazing places, but if you’re in Torremolinos, look them up!

Cañada del Lobo Viewpoint

This is another of the most visited viewpoints in Malaga. It is in Torremolinos and you will reach the top of the Calamorro mountain through a hiking route.

A very pleasant place to enjoy the surroundings and take a break from the hustle and bustle of the city, especially in these times when social distance is so important.

cañada del lobo mirador en malaga Diputación de Málaga

Battery Park

Sea views? At Battery Park you can enjoy beautiful views of the beaches of Malaga.

Do you want to know why it is so called? From this strategic location the coast was defended with defensive batteries, hence its name.

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Calamorro Viewpoint

This is the most famous viewpoint in Benalmádena, as it can be accessed via the Benalmádena cable car. You will be able to enjoy breathtaking views, as it is 800 metres above sea level. Due to the mobility restrictions of the Covid-19, we recommend you to visit its official website for opening information.

In the summer season it is open until midnight, so you can enjoy the views at night, and be warned, they are spectacular.

mirador calamorro malaga Diputación de Málaga

Viewpoint of the Buddhist stupa

Very close to the Mariposario of Benalmádena you can enjoy these impressive views of the city. A privileged view next to a unique place. We recommend you to enjoy both places as they are close to each other and it will be an amazing day enjoying nature.

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The Balcony of Europe

Perhaps the best known of all the Costa del Sol, before this space here was an old fortress demolished during the War of Independence.

Surely you have seen beautiful pictures of this place, now you can take them yourself. It is located in the municipality, so it won’t take you long to get there.

balcon de europa nerjaDiputación de Málaga

Maro Tower

Have you visited the cliffs of Maro? We feel privileged to be able to enjoy these places in the province, they are some of the best beaches on the Costa del Sol, and from this point you will enjoy unique views from one of the most beautiful viewpoints in Malaga.

The tower was built during the 16th century, and this place was chosen for its beautiful views.

torre de maro malaga Diputación de Málaga


We finish our post about viewpoints in Malaga with this unique enclave.

Viewpoint Paseo de la Muralla

Located near the Bullring of Mijas. The Muralla de Mijas is freely accessible and is the remains of an ancient fortress of Arab origin. Do you like animals and plants? This route offers a botanical route with animals in freedom and gardens with a multitude of plants to enjoy a unique natural space in the province.

If you visit the viewpoint of the Paseo de la Muralla we recommend you to go to the park, you can enjoy beautiful views of the entire Costa del Sol.

mirador muralla Costa del Sol

Best time? Right now! The good weather starts and it is spectacular to see the plants blooming and the good weather to walk and enjoy.

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