The 29-year-old, who has previously played for Tottenham Hotspur, joined the La Liga side on loan from Fiorentina in the summer.
"Malaga is a very nice place, the team is very talented and we seem to have a really good coach," El Hamdaoui told AS.
"The day I made my debut against Sevilla was very special. It was a good game for the fans. One team scored and then the other!
"We got a point, which wasn't bad. We deserved to win the three points, but it is true that Sevilla could have won also."
The midfielder has also previously played in the Netherlands.