Marbella is a town and municipality in the south of Spain, Marbellais on the shores of the Mediterranean, between Malaga and the Strait of Gibraltar.
It is one of the most important tourist cities on the Costa del Sol and in Spain. For most of the year it is a centre of attraction for international tourism thanks to its climate, which has more than 325 days of sunshine a year, and its tourist infrastructure.
The western Costa del Sol has a The city offers a wide rangeof accommodation and has a wide variety of tourist services, includingthe berths for sport boatsare distributed in the following areas 13 marinasand yacht clubs, as well as golf courses, facilities for the practice of all kinds of sports, casinos and a multitude of services to satisfy the leisure culture.
Marbella has magnificent beaches, which is why Marbella is one of the most popular tourist destinations in our country and internationally.
The infinity of beaches full of magic (24 beachesalong its 27 kms of coastline), where moragas are made as part of our culture and traditions, captivates audiences of all ages in search of a complete and fun tourist experience, and has two canine beaches, for the amusement of our pets. They are all urban or semi-urban beaches, with moderate waves and fine, coarse or medium-grained dark golden sand.
The Mediterranean Sea gives Marbella ideal harbours where its status does not go unnoticed.
Marbella has 4 marinas: Puerto Banús, Puerto Deportivo de Marbella, Cabopino and the Bajadilla Marina. They have more than 1500 moorings and are also areference point for leisure activities.
Of Marbella’s ports, Puerto Banús is one of the most famous luxury marinas in the world. Visitors are captivated by its nautical facilities, its superb luxury shopping and its enviable climate, which brings together luxury and the elite, with large yachts and multi-million dollar yachts. The Marbella Marina, Marina La Bajadilla and Cabopino have a wide range of water sports activities and have become, respectively, essential places for leisure and gastronomy.
MARINE AND NAUTICAL ACTIVITIES
It has the best and most varied water and leisure activities on its beaches, with pedal boats, jet skis, jet skis, parasailing, flyboarding, hoverboarding, jetpacks, kayaks, paddlesurfing, big sup.
They have 1500 boat moorings distributed over 15 hectares of sheltered water for boats of up to 50 m in length, as well as the possibility of anchoring for larger boats.
Marbella is named as Spain’s luxury Mecca This beautiful beach is home to the world’s most exclusive luxury brands. All the brands want to be in Marbella, whether in Puerto Banús or in the La Cañada Shopping Centre you will find dozens of shops to suit all tastes and budgets.
More than 100 luxury brands. Puerto Banús is home to the best luxury shops in Spain.
In its streets you will find the most internationally renowned fashion boutiques. The latest collections from top designers
- APM Monaco
- Bottega Veneta
- Brunello Cucinelli
- Carolina Herrera
- Dolce & Gabbana
- Golden Goose
- Jimmy Choo
- Loro Piana
- Louis Vuitton
- Philipp Plein
- Saint Laurent
- Salvatore Ferragamo
- Tom Ford
Thanks to its location, sophistication and savoir faire, Marbella offers some of the most outstanding chiringuitos on the Costa del Sol. Beach restaurants are the best thing about a restaurant and its location on the beach.
It has the best fish and seafood from all over the Mediterranean, a treat for the most exquisite palates.
It also has three Michelin-starred restaurants. The gastronomic level and variety of national and international cuisine in Marbella is spectacular. You can enjoy: more than 600 restaurants.
Marbella is a world-class tourist and social guide, with the largest number of golf courses in Spain and is a wonderful destination for elite professional and quality sports tourism They have internationally recognised professionals and high quality specialised services, such as shops, equipment rental, academies and catering.
- Banús executive golf
- Los naranjos golf club
- Cabopino golf Marbella
- Aloha golf club Marbella
- Greenlife golf Marbella
- La quinta golf & country club
- Magna Marbella Golf
- Marbella golf Country club
- Rio real golf
- Real club de golf las brisas
In Marbella you will find the best opportunities to do your favourite sport; from football to horse-riding, from baseball to basketball, from beach volleyball to paddle tennis or American football, Marbella offers one of the best opportunities in the world. The most complete sporting offersin the Mediterranean, such as tennis, golf and nautical sports where the offer is more powerful. There are numerous clubs for horse riding, tennis, ultralight flying, and many gyms.
Marbella is the scene of several national and international sporting events. Tennis events stand out, such as the Andalucía Tennis Experience and the Marbella Tournament, as well as the semi-final of the 2009 Davis Cup. Another notable event is the Grand Prix Costa del Sol sailing event.
LEISURE AND NIGHTLIFE
Nightlife and leisure activities in Marbella include beach clubs, discotheques, beach bars, bars, pubs and theme parks.
Whether on the promenade, in the centre of town or in and around Puerto Banús, there is an incredible range of bars, pubs, discos and clubs that liven up Marbella’s nightlife.
And if you like to gamble and try your luck, you can count on the Nueva Andalucía Casino
And the FunnyBeach, located at the entrance of Marbella or Go-kart with trampolines, bumper boats and more surprises that will please both children and adults.
In Marbella the beach clubs are perfect to enjoy by the sea, offering a luxurious design and services (Balinese beds, bar and restaurant services, Spas with beauty treatments and therapeutic massages, personalised parties, live music…).
NEARBY CITIES AND COUNTRIES
Near Marbella you will find towns and cities to visit during your holidays: at a little more than 60 km, there are several towns on the Costa del Sol that you can find.
If you like to visit villages in Andalusia, you have two very interesting places, Casares and Mijas Pueblo: the first one is in the direction of Algeciras, just after Estepona. Narrow streets, white buildings, bars and small shops and Mijas Pueblo is even more charming and the views over the Costa del Sol are breathtaking.
An excursion to Ronda, one of the diamonds of Andalusia. Esta ciudad es una de las más reconocidas por su famosa belleza y sus atractivos históricos, gastronómicos, paisajísticos y culturales.
Estepona and Fuengirolaare for those who fancy more beaches, more bars, more nightlife. Both cities have a marina and a promenade. In Estepona you find the attractive old town, while in Fuengirola there is the BioParc theme park.
BenalmádenaIt is in the direction of Málaga, and is a town known for its wide range of leisure activities. There are theme parks such as Selwo Marina or Tivoli World; Puerto Marina, one of the best marinas on the Costa del Sol, and interesting monuments such as the great Buddhist Stupa in the area of Arroyo de la Miel.
Torremolinos is another place to enjoy the beaches and the sea, you can pass through the beautiful Carihuela area and stop at one of the bodega’s for a glass of Andalusian wine.
Malagais the capital of the Costa del Sol, you can find the Picasso Museum, the port, the Cathedral, the Alcazaba and the old town. If you like shopping you can find Larios shopping centre and on the way you can stop at Plaza Mayor.
All these cities that are close to Marbella give you the opportunity to better explore the Costa del Sol. Most of them you can go during the day and travel on your own.
And if you want to go a little further afield, you can travel to Tarifa, Gibraltar and Nerja are just an hour’s drive from Marbella.