Welcome to Vélez

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

What’s On in August

August is here and the temperatures are soaring. And it’s not just the weather that’s hot – from flamenco to ferias and fabulous festivals, Velez-Malaga and the surrounding towns...…

August Open-air Flamenco Concerts

Some of the biggest names in contemporary Flamenco will be coming to Velez-Malaga in August. And not only are they playing outdoors under the stars, but they’re doing so...…

La Noche de San Juan

It’s no secret that there aren’t too many places that know how to party quite like Spain. From grandparents and twentysomethings to teens and toddlers, everyone throws themselves into...…

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