While autumn in the UK conjures up images of grey clouds and drizzly rain, autumn days in Malaga, located in southern Spain, are still exotically warm with temperatures often no less than 20c making it the finest time to visit for a final blast of sunshine not too far from home.
Marc Pritchard, Sales and Marketing Director of leading Spanish housebuilder, Taylor Wimpey España which operates in the Malaga area, shares his top 5 reasons why you should visit the region this autumn.
1. It enjoys perfect weather for an autumn break
Located in the heart of the Costa del Sol, Malaga offers a pleasant climate with year-round warm temperatures. For those looking to enjoy a break under blue skies, it is the best destination as it enjoys 320 days of sunshine a year. With these ideal conditions, visitors can play golf, stroll around the city or hit the beach year-round with the cooler autumn climes making sightseeing more enjoyable.
2. It’s gastronomic and cultural delight!
Malaga’s reputation lies above all on its cultural identity and autumn brings a large number of fairs and festivals to the province. Beyond the summer months, the city offers many traditional food festivals with autumn bringing chestnuts, grapes and ‘aguardente’ (brandy) to the table.
Also well-known for being Picasso’s birthplace, Malaga has a rich cultural heritage and a short stroll will bring visitors to the finest art exhibitions in the Picasso Museum or the regenerated Carmen Thyssen Museum. Without the usual queues during peak season, autumn is the perfect time to enjoy the enchanting attractions that the city offers. Roads will now be clear if you want to that perfect photo from the majestic monument La Manquita!
3. It’s easily accessible !
With Malaga being just a couple of hours’ flight from the UK, long autumn weekends abroad are easily achievable. Whether booked ahead or not, fights are more affordable in autumn than during the peak summer season and as Malaga airport is the third largest in Spain, there are countless low-cost airlines flying into the city from across the UK. Travel platform GoEuro has even ranked Malaga as the top choice for an easy commute from the airport to the beach!
4. It’s golfing heaven
There are a huge number of golf courses in Spain with the finest being on the Costa del Sol. Malaga boasts world class golf courses including La Cala Golf Resort and the region hosts numerous national and international championships. The playing conditions are impeccable and with Malaga province having one of the longest coastlines in the country, many courses offer sea-views. Taylor Wimpey España’s newest golf complex development, Horizon Golf, boasts breathtaking views over the famous Campo Asia golf course. At this time of year, great golfing package deals can be arranged as fares fall within ‘mid-season’ rates – it’s simply a golfer’s paradise!
5. It’s property hotspot
Experiencing Malaga doesn’t have to happen just once a year, it’s the perfect location to own a holiday home. Being both a winter and summer sun destination, the region is topping the list for property investment.
With coastal properties always in high demand, Taylor Wimpey España has unveiled a new phase of Horizon Golf, which offers 48 apartments and 55 townhouses. The housing development is comprised of 2-3 bedroom apartments priced from £245,000 + VAT (280,000€).
For more information please contact Taylor Wimpey España today on 08000 121 020 or visit http://