Sunshine, Beaches, Art and Culture…
We fell in love with Malaga and think you will too during your visit. With great culture (architecture, museums, street art) to enjoy as well as superb food and warm all year-round weather, we think the city is the perfect place for you to immerse yourself in your yoga or pilates teacher training.
Health and wellbeing is a big theme and you have the sea, beaches and mountains on your doorstep. There are many activities available to take part in from hiking and cycling to swimming and water sports.
Get inspired by our mini guide to some of our favourite places to enjoy during your time at YP Malaga.
Places to Visit
Malaga is easily navigated on foot and there is a good public transport system. The studio where sessions and workshops take place is in the heart of the Old Town and there are plenty of places to discover nearby.
Malaga Cathedral – Built between 1528 and 1782 Malaga’s Renaissance and Baroque-style cathedral dominates the Old Town and is a must visit.
Gilbrafaro Castle – Sitting on a hill overlooking the city and port this historical monument dates back to the 10th century.
Artaranzas Municipal Market – Recently restored old-school covered market selling a variety of food items with several tapas bars in a colorful setting.
Jardin Bortanico – Situated within 49 hectares of land these tropical gardens are an oasis of calm and you can view an amazing variety of plants and trees from all over the world. Officially recognised as a “garden of historical-artistic importance” in 1943.
El Pompidou de Malaga – The first offshoot of the famous Centre Pompidou Paris opened in Malaga in 2015 in the city’s newly renovated port. It is home to artwork from legends like Francis Bacon, Frida Kahlo and of course Picasso who was born in the city in 1881 and has his own museum in the city the Museo Picasso which is definitely worth visiting.
Hammam Al Andalus
The perfect place to head after a hard day practising yoga. These renovated Arab Baths have five thermal baths at different temperatures which help to purify the body along with steam rooms and the option to have a massage as well as sit back and relax.
Local Day Experiences
Local Wellness Experiences
There are over 14km of beaches in the city with La Malagueta, La Misoricordia, San Andres, San Julian, El Palo or Pedegalejo just a few which form the city’s coastline and are worth visiting.
Malaga offers a whole hosting of shopping opportunities from high end fashion boutiques to specialised independents. Head to the city’s shopping heart: Marqués de Larios which is traffic-free and perfect for window shopping. On either side are alleyways and tiny squares and a number of churches and museums, all within close range.