The Costa del Sol has always been popular with people travelling from the UK and Northern Europe due to the weather, beaches, food and the speed and ease with which you can travel. In just two hours you can travel from London to Malaga, from the rain to the sunshine and the hustle and bustle to the laid back life and settle yourself into a beautiful holiday rental property and just relax.
Malaga airport offers flights to over 100 destinations in 25 countries, including a large number of UK airports with direct and low cost flights and an increasing number of off peak flights. Its new terminal is a joy to use, with plenty of space and light and good shopping and dining options.
After an amazing summer and two great years for tourism, the airlines are adding more seats and new routes to Malaga, so it’s easier than ever to get here for a short break. EasyJet are increasing the number of seats on flights from the UK to their Andalucian airports this winter and Jet2.com are launching a new route connecting London Stansted Airport with Malaga, from March 2017.
Also, don’t forget Gibraltar! It has a shiny new terminal and because it’s small it’s a breeze to get through. Monarch and easyJet opened new routes into Gibraltar this year, perfect for anyone staying on the western Costa del Sol, so check out flights into Gib if you’re staying in Sotogrande, Duquesa, Manilva or Estepona.
But it’s not just the UK that is well served by flights from Malaga, there are lots of Spanish and International destinations including New York, Marrakesh and Istanbul. Eurowings have just announced flights from Malaga to Vienna will be running twice a week this winter, and you will also be able to travel to Brussels with Brussels Airlines. New kid on the block Volotea will be adding flights to Venice and Palermo from July 2017, to their popular routes to Asturias and Toulouse. So no matter where you’re based, Malaga can be reached easily, and makes an amazing holiday destination all year round.
Remember that it’s not just flights that can whisk you to the Costa del Sol, there are great high speed rail links and budget coaches travelling down here, so choose your method and come on down to a beautiful holiday rental! Hope to see you soon!