Famed for its flashy marina adorned with luxury yachts, Marbella is a favourite amongst the rich and famous. Head to the Golden Mile for the best restaurants, glitziest clubs and luxurious hotels where you can enjoy some star spotting whilst visiting this gem in the Costa del Sol.
Away from the glitz and glamour is the natural beauty of this destination which sits below the beautiful Sierra Blanca mountains. The old town is a lovely place to while away an afternoon wandering through the Orange Square where you’ll find outside dining options and quaint shops and cafés. There are also some beautiful ancient churches to explore in the old town including the Ermita de Santiago which was built in the 15th century and is the oldest church in Marbella.
Puerto Banús is the luxury marina within Marbella and is home to many famous high end designer brands as well as shops selling local goods. Designed and built in the 1970’s by José Banús this is a playground for the rich and famous and a place for them to showcase their expensive yachts. There are plenty of beautiful beach clubs here with a bustling nightlife and beach parties, though it is advised to book ahead if you want to experience these luxurious venues as they are popular. You’ll find a great choice of beaches along this sunny coastline with a wealth of water sports available to choose from.
Marbella makes a great destination for a family holiday, romantic getaway or for solo travellers who want to enjoy some warm Mediterranean sun and Spanish culture. Food is varied and you’ll find something for every taste here with the Andalusian staple of fried fish being popular in Marbella and even better when washed down with a glass of local sangria.