Situated on the South Coast of the Malaga region in Spain, Marbella has 26km of sunny Mediterranean beaches, making it an important resort of the Costa del Sol. Marbella holidays focus on the long sandy beaches, but the added attractions held in the town make Marbella a perfect spot to relax. The local cultures are renowned for evening entertainment, and you will find a wealth of alfresco bars, piano clubs or discos going from dusk until dawn.
Puerto Banus, (North Andalucia) – West along the coast of Marbella, Spain, this is a largely unknown getaway for the rich and famous. Relax and indulge next to luxury yachts and world renowned fashion houses by day, and enjoy the vibrant nightlife or the huge Saturday market in Puerto Banus.
San Pedro – 10km west of Marbella, this unspoilt ancient farming community is just minutes from the beautiful Sierra de Ronda Mountains, moments from the beach, and still maintains its captivating character.
Puerto Cabopino –The best kept secret of the Costa del Sol. Puerto Cabopino is all that is best about a Costa del Sol holiday, a sunny beach and relaxed restaurants, but in Puerto Cabopino, development has been tightly controlled, and the landscape has hugely benefited.
Elviria – Elviria properties are within a short walk of the Costa del Sol, and perfectly situated to take full advantage of the regions golf courses at Santa Maria and Santa Clara and tennis facilities at El Casco Tennis Club.
There is a huge amount to be done and seen in and around Marbella, Spain. Away from the sunny beaches and water sports, the old district in the centre of town is a good place to start your holiday, as the extremely picturesque Orange Square houses the tourist office as well as art galleries and the 16th Century town hall, and the amphitheatre in Marbella’s Constitution Park frequently hosts concerts and plays throughout the summer. A rented villa or self-catering apartment in Marbella is ideal for discovering the region, its culture and its casinos, clubs and sports, especially the world class sailing, tennis and golf facilities. Many Marbella holiday rentals and Marbella properties have swimming pools to relax beside, and English is widely spoken throughout the area.
Marbella, a centre of activity on Spain’s Costa del Sol, has gained huge popularity partly due to its unique weather conditions providing 320 days of sun a year, and a yearly average of 23°C. Summers are warm without being scorching, and winters are mild, with limited rain from November to March, meaning year round or last minute holidays to Marbella are a great option.
The nearest airport to Marbella, Spain is Malaga Airport, called ‘Pablo Ruiz Picasso’, which has fantastic transport links to your Marbella property using train, bus, taxi or car. Flights go from most UK airports, and from a variety of providers, including British Airways.