Apartment San Millán (Malaga)
Our holiday apartment San Millán is located in the area of El Ejido in Málaga. El Ejido is a neighbourhood located in the central district of the city of Málaga. It borders to the north with the neighbourhood of Olletas, to the east with the neighbourhood of Cristo de la Epidemia, to the south with La Merced and to the west with the neighbourhood of Capuchinos. From apartment San Millán you can visit the most popular museums and sites of interest in the city, all on foot. Picasso’s Birthplace Museum is located 700 metres away. The selection of oil paintings, drawings, sculptures, pottery and graph work highlight the extraordinary and varied career of Picasso. From his first years of education to his personal vision of Classicism, from his superimposed graphs of cubism to his experimentation with pottery, and from his interpretation of renowned artists to the latest paintings of the 70’s.
You can also visit the Thyssen Museum, which is 1 kilometre away and houses a permanent collection of more than 200 works of art from nineteenth-century Spanish artists. This collection is mainly dedicated to Andalusian painting.
Nearby, about 650 metres away, is the Cervantes Theatre. It is one of the most ancient theatres in the capital city of the Costa del Sol and it is the main site where the Cinema Festival of Málaga takes place. Next to this theatre you will find local market La Merced, which has several terraces where you can stop and have some tapas made with local produce and try some local wine.
With regard to the main monuments, the Cathedral is 1.2 kilometres away. It is locally known as La Manquita (one-armed) and is it situated in a fabulous location to wander around the cobbled pedestrianised streets flanked by shops, restaurants and tapas bars. The Alcazaba is 1.1 kilometres away and along with the Castle of Gibralfaro and the Roman Theatre it constitutes the most important archaeological site of the city.
The most urban beach of the city, La Malagueta Beach, is located 2 kilometres away. It is a fantastic place full of beach bars where you can try some skewered sardines and a tinto de verano, very traditional to Málaga.
The airport is 11 kilometres away and train station María Zambrano is 3 kilometres away.
EATURES OF THE HOLIDAYS RENTAL APARTMENT IN THE COSTA DEL SOL
This apartment has a maximum capacity for 7 people. It is a very bright and stylish apartment which has been decorated using a modern and simple décor. The warm tones provide a tranquil atmosphere that enables you to rest.
The apartment comprises of three bedrooms, one with double bed and the other two with two single beds in each. The living/dining room is open plan to the kitchen and it has a single sofa bed. There are two bathrooms, one being en suite and the other a family bathroom, both with showers and glass shower screens.
The kitchen includes everything you will require for both long-term and short-term stays. It is modern and practical and has enough kitchenware for all guests, plus the most required appliances: washing machine, fridge/freezer, oven/microwave, iron, toaster, coffee machine, kettle, etc.
Free Wi-Fi and air-conditioning.
FEATURES OF THE AREA
Boasting more than 3,000 years of history, Málaga is one of the most international up and coming cultural destinations. It is the birthplace of Picasso and it has successfully used all its potential to provide unforgettable experiences for all the senses.
There is culture, gastronomy, parks, green areas, beaches, shops, celebrations…Málaga is fabulous. Enjoy your stay.
From symbolic Calle Larios, renowned commercial street in Málaga housing renowned brands, we can reach Plaza de la Constitucón, which is the heart of the historical centre of the city.
From here we head to the west via Calle Compañía, where you will find El Palacio de Villalón of the sixteenth century, headquarters of the Carmen Thyssen Museum of Málaga, a main site of the city.
If we return to Plaza de la Constitución we can stop to recharge our batteries by having a great local breakfast at any of the cafés in the area. A good cup of coffee with some churros or a pitufo will go down a treat. However, bear in mind that when ordering a coffee in Málaga it has a different name depending on the amount of coffee used. For example, a café mitad is half coffee and half milk, and a sombra is ¾ milk and ¼ coffee.
Once we have had our energy boost, we head this time towards the east via Calle Santa María, which will take us to the Cathedral and the Cathedral Museum.
Border the Cathedral around the last stretch of Calle Santa María, where you can contemplate the majestic Isabelline façade of El Sagrario, and carry on down Calle Císter until you reach El Palacio de la Aduana (Customs Palace), 1826, future headquarters of the Museum of Málaga which will house collections of the Provincial Arts Museum and of the Provincial Archaeological Museum of Málaga. Next to this and at the entrance of Calle Alcazabilla the following site is situated: The Alcazaba which, along with the Castle of Gibralfaro and the Roman Theatre constitutes the most important archaeological site of the city.
Next on our list is the Roman Theatre which, located at the foothills of the Alcazaba, is a must-visit straight after. It was built in the first century B.C. and it remained active until the third century A.D. Since its restoration, the Roman Theatre of Málaga has recovered its use as a stage.
We continue our route via Calle Alcazabilla towards the north to get to Plaza de la Merced, where we will find ourselves immersed in the Picasso route of Málaga. Objective: Picasso Foundation. Birthplace Museum.
We recommend ending your day by having some tapas and local wine at tavern El Pimpi, located opposite the Roman Theatre. An unforgettable experience.