Montemalaga is one of the five neighborhoods of Palos Verdes Estates. It is located uphill from Malaga Cove and from Lunada Bay. Coastline views are similar to those in Malaga Cove.
The main roadway through Montemalaga is Granvia Altamira. It can be accessed from Hawthorne Blvd. in Rancho Palos Verdes. The other end of the street becomes Montemalaga Drive, which is also in Rancho Palos Verdes.
Montemalaga lots are generally larger than those in Malaga Cove. Building restrictions in the City are based on lot size, thus Montemalaga has many large homes, swimming pools and sometimes tennis courts