Welcome to Vélez

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Welcome to Vélez

Ermita de los Remedios, Velez-Malaga

Welcome to Vélez

Sitting handsomely between the mountains and the sea, Velez-Malaga is a typical Andalucian town. The capital of the Axarquia region, its historic centre is charming, authentic and refreshingly un-touristy.

Discover Vélez


Eating & Drinking

Unpretentious restaurants, bars and cafes dot the streets of Velez, each full of typical tapas dishes and wines.



From beautiful boutique hotels to budget B&Bs, there's no shortage of great places to stay in Velez.


Shops & Businesses

Whether you need a lawyer, dentist, hairdresser, estate agent or language school in Velez-Malaga, we have it covered.


About Velez-Malaga

History and culture underpin everything in Velez, from everyday street scenes to the town's dramatic Semana Santa.



With its excellent modern amenities the capital of the Axarquia is one of the best places to live in southern Spain.


Things To Do In Velez-Malaga

History? Check. Culture? Check. Outdoor pursuits? Check. Family fun? Check. Sunshine and beaches? Check and check.

What's On

Carrete de Malaga at Flamenco Abierto

Friday 1st June is going to be one very special night of flamenco indeed. Week in week out, Flamenco Abierto in Velez-Malaga is routinely brilliant – delivering flamenco that’s...…

What’s On in May

With holidays, romerias and ferias aplenty, May is certainly one of our favourite months in southern Spain. The weather is warm, the evenings are lengthening and the sea is...…

Sandra Cisneros at Flamenco Abierto

The last time Sandra Cisneros trod the boards of the Peña Flamenca in Velez-Malaga we saw a remarkable performance of flamenco dance, song and music. The well-known Malaga-based artist...…

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