At a glance
Marbella is one of the most charming cities in entire Andalusia, located in the southern Costa del Sol, at the foothills of the Sierra Blanca Mountains and fronted by the azure waters of the Mediterranean Sea.
It offers countless activities and points of interest for everyone, such as sandy beaches, luxury leisure options and archaeological attractions. The Andalusian village charm captivates every visitor, and as for the beaches…. Keep in mind that they are just a step away from any street in the heart of Marbella!READ MORE... SHOW LESS
One of Marbella's most picturesque spots and a key attraction point is the Old Town and its surrounding streets! With its ancient, picturesque architecture, it is for sure a must-see and the most instagrammable place in the city!
Take a walk in the picturesque, small streets of the Old Town with the traditional whitewashed houses and head to the colorfoul Plaza de Los Naranjos or Orange Square, which took its name from the orange trees at the center of the square. You can shop at the small boutiques you can find in every corner or dine in one of the numerous restaurants and see the world going by.
Just next to the Plaza you can find the town's main church, Iglesia Mayor de La Encarnación, the 16th-Century church with the well-known colorful decorations on the inside. Finally, do not miss walking down to Alameda Park, Marbella's oldest urban park.LEARN MORE SHOW LESS
After the sightseeing, it's time to relax and head closer to the ocean! Take a walk along the Avenida del Mar – a peaceful walking path connecting the Old Town and the seaside leading you into the most entertaining side of the city.
Marbella is famous for the beaches, with a coastline of 30 Km to enjoy swimming and choose the best spot for your taste! There are 23 beaches in Malaga to choose from, most of them walking distance from the city center, such as Cabopino and Playa de La Venus. Otherwise, for a more relaxed and peaceful experience, head to Playa de San Pedro de Alcántara to the west for the west a. Whichever you choose, you will be thrilled by their charm, as we should not forget to mention that all of them are awarded a blue flag.
At most beaches, there are many water activities anyone can try, such as pedal boats, jet-skies, and banana boats. Also, for those who wish to enjoy the most fashionable point of the city, the visit of Puerto Banus is a must. It is one of the most famous marinas in the world and a symbol of the city. There are many leisure options in this area for all tastes and ages, such as a vast amount of brilliant designer shops and boutiques, restaurants, and cocktail bars. On the same pier of the marina, you can rent a boat and get a sea tour and enjoy sunbathing on the deck.
Marbella is also a magnet for golfers from all over the world, as it boasts the highest number of golf courses in Spain. There is no doubt that there are plenty of golf courses to choose from in Marbella and its surroundings.
Last but not least, you can't say you have visited the Costa del Sol if you have not tried the Andalucian custom of tapas hopping. When night starts to fall, choose where you like to watch the beautiful sunset and enjoy the view with local tapas and a refreshing cocktail!LEARN MORE SHOW LESS