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

Weekend Beach Festival

Summer comes around and the festival season springs into action. Our beautiful corner of Andalucia has no shortage of great music events – the biggest of the lot, though,...…

Las 7 Magníficas

Flamenco, it’s fair to say, has been having something of a moment in Velez-Malaga lately. From Flamenco Abierto nights in the peña to household name flamenco/jazz fusion acts on summer...…

What’s On in March

March is here. The days are slowly starting to hot up and spring is definitely in the air. From sporting activities to art exhibitions, food and wine events, flamenco...…

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