The Golden Mile stretches from the western edge of the city of Marbella to the port of Puerto Banus, and is home to some of the most impressive and luxurious holiday villas in Marbella. The Andalucian whitewashed houses with wooden doors, flower laden balconies and cobbled squares give the Golden Mile an enviable atmosphere and a peaceful lifestyle.
There are great sporting facilities available when you take a villa for rent on the Golden Mile, Marbella. There are a large number of tennis courts within walking distance, which are all open to the public, and golfers will no be disappointed either. There are 12 courses around Marbella offering a vast array of challenges from flat coastal courses to treacherous mountain golf courses. Canoeing, hot air ballooning, mountain biking, climbing, sailing, parasailing, horse riding, scuba diving, windsurfing and water skiing can all be enjoyed on a holiday to the Golden Mile.
Walking holidays from a villa to rent on the Golden Mile, Marbella, have become very popular as the Paseo Maritimo has gained recognition as a lovely place to walk. Away from the coast, the National Parks of the Sierra de Nieves Mountains offer outstanding mountain walks.
During the winter, taking a luxury Marbella villa could be a great base to explore the ski slopes of the Sierra Nevada, 2 hours away. A day trip to the markets of Morocco is a great option, as there are regular ferries taking half an hour to arrive in Morocco from Tarifa.
Family holidays using a Marbella villa on the Golden Mile have access to plenty of entertainment from the Puerto Banus Aquarium to the Funny Beach in Marbella, Selwo Park in Estepona to the Mijas Aquapark.
Marbella Town itself is known for many reasons. With 26km of magnificent Costa del Sol beaches and vibrant nightlife, Marbella has gained international notoriety as a beach holiday haven.
Puerto Banus at the far end of the Golden Mile is a great place to visit from a holiday rental villa on the Golden Mile. It is a spot for the rich and famous, and the marina is filled with huge luxury yachts and famous fashion houses.
Marbella basks in 320 days of sunshine every year, with annual average temperatures exceeding 19?C. Summers in a luxury villa on the Golden Mile, Marbella, can be spent by the pool as temperatures can soar into the mid 30’s (?C). Winters are also very mild, rarely dropping below 12?C, so the sport and golf courses keep the villas on the Golden Mile busy all year round.
Malaga International Airport (AGP) receives daily flights from 20 British Airports. easyJet and Monarch offer great deals, and upon your arrival, there are a great transfer facilities to reach the door of a rental villa on the Golden Mile.