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"Marbella is a way of life, it's glamour, it's Mediterranean, it's the sun, it's everything that makes you feel good."

~ Antonio Banderas ~

Discover Marbella: A Jewel on the Costa del Sol

Travel time from the villas:

Distance from the villas: 

37 minutes

34 km

Recommended time on site:

Full Day

Marbella, located on the southern coast of Spain, is a destination that attracts visitors from all over the world. The city is famous for its gorgeous beaches, vibrant nightlife, and luxurious lifestyle.


The old town is a charming place with narrow, winding streets and picturesque squares filled with cafes, restaurants, and boutique shops. The Plaza de los Naranjos is one of the most popular spots, with orange trees providing a lovely fragrance and the perfect place to enjoy a coffee or a glass of wine.

Marbella is also well-known for its luxury lifestyle and high-end shopping. The famous Puerto Banus marina is lined with designer boutiques and luxury yachts, making it a hotspot for the rich and famous. It's definitely worth a visit, even if just for window shopping and people watching.

Nature enthusiasts can explore the nearby Sierra Blanca mountains, with their numerous hiking and cycling trails, while golf enthusiasts can visit some of the best golf courses in Europe, including the renowned Valderrama Golf Club.

Discover the Best of Marbella:
Must-See Sights and Attractions

Old Town (Casco Antiguo)

A charming historic district of Marbella with its narrow streets, whitewashed houses, and stunning architecture.

Plaza de los Naranjos

A beautiful square in the heart of the old town, surrounded by orange trees and offering plenty of cafes and restaurants.

Puerto Banus

The luxurious marina with impressive yachts, designer shops and many bars and restaurants.


The many beautiful golden sand beaches, among which the best are Nagüeles beach, Hermosa beach, Vibora beach and Artola beach

Sierra Blanca

Mountains offering stunning views and cycling or hiking trails.

Avenida del Mar

A charming pedestrian street in Marbella featuring sculptures by Salvador Dali and a beautiful fountain.

Experience the Year-round Festivities of Marbella

January: Three Kings parade

Traditional celebration to mark the arrival of the Three Wise Men.

February: Carnival

A celebration with colourful costumes, music, and dancing.

March/April: Holy week (Semana Santa)

Celebrations with processions and religious events.

May: Marbella Luxury Weekend

A showcase of luxury brands and products.

June: Marbella Feria

Week-long celebration with flamenco music, traditional dress, and carnival rides.​

July: Marbella Art Fair

A contemporary art fair showcasing the works of local and international artists.

August: Marbella International Folklore Festival

Cultural festival with traditional music and dance from different countries.

September: Festival of the Virgen del Carmen

Celebration of the patron saint of fishermen with processions and a maritime procession.

November: International Art Festival Marbella

An event showcasing the works of local and international artists.

December: Christmas markets

Traditional markets selling food, crafts, and decorations.

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