The Spanish city - which boasts being the hometown of Pablo Picasso and the entry point to the Costa Del Sol for many - takes the top spot for holiday destinations amongst Brits in the coming year, according to a survey conducted by AirBnB.
Reasons for its popularity are vast and varied including affordability and ease of getting there as many airports and airlines offer flights there. Accommodation is also cheap as places to stay start at roughly £35 a night.
According to the data, Malaga is the only locale in Europe to make the cut as they rank alongside Australian cities Perth, Melbourne, and Sydney and the New Zealand cities of Auckland and Queenstown.
In May, it was revealed Malaga recorded 1.2 million tourists in the first quarter of 2022 alone, marking a year-on-year rise of 327 per cent amid the loosening of travel restrictions brought in due to the COVID-19 pandemic that halted international and domestic travel across the world following the implementation of social distancing measures.
According to the Andalucian Tourism Situation Survey, the average visitor stayed 10.6 days, which is higher than the rest of the country’s provinces in the European country. In addition, tourists spent more than 67 euros a day on average.