Malaga is the capital of the province of Malaga and is considered by many as the capital of the Costa del Sol. It’s the 6th most populous town in the whole of Spain and one of the oldest cities in the entire world, with history going back over 2,800 years. Perhaps one of the best known pieces of history from Malaga is that the it was the birthplace of the world renown artist Pablo Picasso. Malaga’s biggest businesses come from the tourist industry, you can expect to find amenities that cater to everybody's needs. Restaurants and bars are not in short supply here. Malaga is also the biggest financial center of southern Spain, being home to the region's largest bank. 2 bedroom apartments can usually be purchased around the €50,000 price range. As you can expect from the capital of the province, there are some very luxurious villas with 9 or more bedrooms for those whose budget extends into multiple millions.