Here to stay

Has your weekend trip turned into a permanent stay? Who can blame you! Moving to a city is certainly exciting, but finding somewhere to live and negotiating the endless Spanish bureaucracy can be a bit tricky. Don’t worry, we’re here to help!

Bioshop El Cambio

What was once just a small shop on Calle Compañía, El Cambio has grown to become a large supermarket on Calle Carretería with a large selection of vegan and ecological products. The self-proclaimed “vegan and organic supermarket with most variety in Malaga” was conceived with the “understanding that we are […]

COCCO Beauty

‘Centres of Cosmetic Care & Organic Beauty’. That’s what the letters in COCCO Beauty stand for. Though they specialise in a wide range of manicures (gel nails, acrylic nails, decorations…), this now long-established chain of salons also does pedicures, eyelashes and various spa treatments. Either show up on the day […]

DK Peluquería barber shop

Though DK Peluquería describe themselves as a barbershop, in reality it is a unisex hairdressers – so don’t be put off ladies! Compared to the more boho vibe of the Entorno Thyssen in which it is located, DK Peluquería stands out thanks to its retro feel, with big, comfortable vintage […]

Out-of-hours healthcare

Not all medical issues can wait. In fact, a lot of them happen at the most inconvenient times. Luckily, there are a number of medical centres (‘centros de salud’) which are open in the evenings and at weekends. Of course, arriving without an appointment, you are likely to have to […]

24-hour pharmacies

When the worse comes to worst and you need medication outside of normal working hours, there are a handful of options available to you in the city. There are three 24-hour pharmacies close to Malaga city centre: the most central is Farmacia Caffarena, located on the Alameda Principal at the […]