5 Best Meetups That Tourists And Expats Living On The Costa Del Sol You Should Attend

Are you an expat or tourist on the Costa Del Sol? Looking to make more friends? Whilst the people of the Costa Del Sol are famously open and welcoming, it can still be quite difficult to make fresh friends in any new place.

The Meetup scene on the Costa Del sol is big and growing. Whatever your personal hobbies and interest, you’re sure to be able to find a meetup that floats your boat. Here we have hand selected 5 meetups on the Costa Del Sol that are great for widening your social circle.

Málaga International Saturday Night Social

Málaga International Saturday Night Social” is a social club for anyone who wants to meet new people while enjoying the amazing Saturday night atmosphere in Malaga!. Introverts, Extroverts and Omniverts welcome!

As the name suggests, the group meets up bi- weekly on Saturday to take full advantage of everything the city of Malaga nightlife offers. 

As well as organising bar crawls, live sports gatherings, and live music nights, they host cinema trips, bowling, meals, paintballing, and day trips out of Malaga at some point!

Marbella English Spanish Conversation Exchange Meetup

If you’re living on the Costa Del Sol, whilst you can get away without speaking Spanish, your experience will be a million times richer if you pick up the lingo. This meetup will let you practise your Spanish and meet new friends at the same time. Two birds and one stone!

This Costa Del Sol Meetup – is for anyone interested in improving their English/Spanish conversation skills while enjoying a cafe con leche or a beer and tapas.

With over 3450 members, this is a beast of a group so you will surely be able to find other language learners to embrace friendships outside of the official meetups.

Malaga, Fuengirola and surrounding areas join in the fun

If you’re brand new to the Costa Del Sol this is a great group to join to turn from lone wolf to social butterfly. They have regular events and meetups at various spots all over the Costa Del Sol.

Join them for all kinds of vibes, from beach chilling, art exhibitions, day trips and clubbing etc.

Some of their recent Meetups have included a trip to the Botanical Gardens in Torremolinos, evening drinks at various bars and restaurants along the coast, and tours of the city of Malaga.

Mindfulness and coaching in Fuengirola

Admittedly, a lot of the more sociable Meetups on the Costa Del Sol tend to be boozy affairs. If you prefer to make friends of the sober variety, this this is the Meetup for you.

They meet up for meditation, mindfulness and coaching. The venue is  in Fuengirola. Why not join them for some self-growth and development?  Get some pointers on how to live a more fulfilling life. 

The group is small but growing fast, as more people on the Costa Del Sol take up a more mindful way of living.

Málaga Tándem Club / International Community

If you are wanting a Meetup on the Costa Del Sol with a great international vibe with people from all over the world, then this Meetup won’t disappoint.

They organise weekly low cost events with socio-cultural activities to practice languages meeting locals and international people.

Whilst there is an aim to practice language, it is in a very relaxed way so even if you just want to meet new people, don’t hesitate to join this group.

They have over 1000 members and have meetups really regular (sometimes many in one week).