Where to propose in Malaga: 5 places for a marriage proposal

Where to propose in Malaga


January 24, 2021

For an engagement location that truly has it all—from its magnificent beaches and lookout points with ocean views to photo-worthy historic gems and streets filled with eclectic street art—Málaga is the ideal place to get engaged.

This sunny, seaside city is the capital of the Costa del Sol region and boasts a pleasant, mild climate year-round, making it the perfect romantic place for your marriage proposal.

To help you decide where to propose in Malaga, we’ve put together a list of our top five places for a marriage proposal in this beautiful coastal city in the south of Spain.


Alcazaba y Teatro Romano

Málaga’s most iconic landmark comes in the form of this palace and fortress constructed in the early 11th century, the Alcazaba.

While the Alcazaba itself is a sight to behold, next to its entrance, you’ll find the Teatro Romano, a Roman theater from the 1st century BC, which is particularly stunning when lit up at nighttime.

In addition, upon this hilltop in the city center, with views of the port, you’re sure to find the perfect moment for your marriage proposal in Málaga.

Romantic places in Malaga


Castillo de Gibralfaro

Directly behind the Alcazaba sits the Castillo de Gibralfaro—both a well-known date night spot and a popular place for couples to take wedding photos at.

Plan your surprise proposal for sunset to get the perfect backdrop in your photos at this incredibly Instagram-worthy place.

Enjoy the 360-degree views of the city, the sea, and the surrounding mountains before heading to the Parador de Gibralfaro for a celebratory glass of cava.

Insta-Worthy place in Malaga


Playa de la Malagueta

Set the mood for your proposal with a leisurely stroll in the port along the Paseo Marítimo Pablo Ruiz Picasso or the Promenada Farola, stopping to have a drink or a bite to eat at one of the seaside bars.

As you make your way down to the Playa de la Malagueta, the closest beach to the city center, you’ll find a number of spots along the shore for a romantic proposal that will blow your significant other away.

Proposal at the beach


La Concepción Jardín Botánico-Historico de Málaga

There’s no need to worry about flowers when you plan your proposal in a garden, especially in one as gorgeous as La Concepción Jardín Botánico-Historico de Málaga.

This botanical garden dates all the way back to 1855 and is filled with over 1,000 different species of tropical and subtropical flora.

Whether you choose to get down on one knee near one of the park’s fountains, tucked away underneath a palm tree, or on the steps of the Museo Loringiano, you’ll be spoiled for choice with countless charming places for a surprise proposal here.


Parque de Málaga

When looking for where to propose in Malaga, parks are always a good option as they offer a wide range of flowers and millennial trees that will highlight your photos.

Right in the heart of Málaga and close to the aforementioned port, you’ll find the Parque de Malaga, a lush and verdant public park that will make you quickly forget you’re in the middle of a bustling city.

Secondly, the park boasts over 650 square meters of exotic plants and walkways to get lost among, including plenty of great little spots tucked amid the greenery for your marriage proposal in Málaga.

Instagrammable places in Malaga


How to immortalize my proposal in Malaga

After you’ve decided where to propose in Malaga, leave the rest up to us! When you hire Photo Tours Malaga, we’ll set you up with the perfect proposal photographer to capture this special moment.

All you have to do is sit back and enjoy this important day—knowing you’ll have beautiful photos to look back on for years to come. Book here your photo session and enjoy your vacations with a local photographer!



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