From Picasso to the Pompidou to the portside street-art-savvy Soho area, Málaga’s blossoming arts scene has firmly established itself as a highlight among Andalucía’s cultural riches. Meanwhile, terrific age-old tapas haunts and weathered seafood shacks mingle with glossy Michelin stars and avant-garde espresso specialists on the city’s always-lively food-and-drink scene. Fittingly, a flurry of originally designed boutique-inspired properties now offers a stylish, personal introduction to Andalucía’s sunniest city – whether your vibe is a minimal-chic, won’t-break-the-bank poshtel, a jazzed-up Art Deco jewel or an intimate bolthole overlooking Roman ruins. Here's our pick of the best boutique hotels in Málaga.
Contributions by Annie Bennett