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.

Whats On

What’s On December 2021

It’s the most wonderful time of the year again. December 2021 is here and events are ON! Here in southern Spain traditionally Nochebuena – 24th December is marked with...…

Summer Open-air Flamenco Concerts

Some of the biggest names in contemporary flamenco will be visiting Velez-Malaga in July & August 2021 for the fifth festival of flamenco fusion – the Acompasao Festival. And...…

What’s On Summer 2021

We can’t tell you how amazing it is to be doing a round up of events again. It’s been a long time in coming, but immunizations have gathered real...…

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