Luxury synonym and one of the favorite places for celebrities and tourists all over the world. Marbella has possibly the best weather in the whole Europe with mild temperatures all year, without harsh winters or distressing hot summers. The average annual temperature is 19 ºC with 320 sunny days a year. A unique place to live or enjoy your holidays!
Marbella offers endless opportunities, paradise beaches, several golf courses, world-famous marinas, stunning nature, luxury hotels, restaurants, shopping centres and a vibrant nightlife.
With a privileged microclimate, transport links, sports centers and for the kindness of its citizens, Marbella is the perfect place to live permanently or for holiday seasons.
Marbella can be split in two different areas during the day: the beach and the old town, especially worth mentioning is Av. Ricardo Soriano that it is the commercial area of the city.
Puerto Banús is without doubt the most famous and popular place in the city. It is one of the most famous harbours and luxury destinations in the world. A Mediterranean village architecture is in harmony with yachts and luxury shops offering a high-quality experience. It is one of the most important luxury destinations in Europe where tourists come to enjoy not only the sun and the sea but also the exclusive leisure that the harbour offers.
Other famous areas in Marbella are: Cabopino, Elviria, Las Chapas, Nueva Andalucía, El Rosario, Los Monteros, Río Real, San Pedro de Alcántara, Nagüeles, La Zagaleta, La Milla de Oro...
Beaches and marina
The 27-kilometers coastline of Marbella are divided into 24 different beaches.
Artola and Cabopino beaches are located in the Dunas de Artola (next to Cabopino harbour) and it is one of the few nudist beaches in Marbella.
Venus and La Fontanilla beaches are central and very populars.
The beaches of Puerto Banús and San Pedro de Alcántara have the blue flag.
The most famous beaches in Marbella are Puente Romano beach, Las Chapas beaches as Cabopino or Don Carlos with fine sand and almost no rocks.
In Marbella centre we find Faro Beach, Cable Beach and Funny Beach.
Finally the most known is Puerto Banús beach, frequented by celebrities and purchasing power people. In addition to its beaches, Puerto Banús is also famous for its nightlife.
There are two marinas in Marbella centre, the marina of Marbella and La Bajadilla, which together with the Puerto Banús and Cabopino ones make Marbella a city with an unique offer of berths that place it among the best ones in the world.
Marbella is located at 51 km from Málaga-Costa del Sol International Airport. Bus connections link Marbella to the largest cities on the western Costa del Sol, Málaga and its airport, as well as nearby inland areas (Benahavís, Ojén, Ronda) and some of the other main cities of Andalusia. There are also connections to other destinations of Spain as Madrid from the central bus station.
Marbella nightlife: beach clubs, discos, beach bars and pubs… if you get bored in Marbella it is because you want!
Along the promenade, in the city centre area and in Puerto Banús there is an incredible selection of bars, pubs, discos and clubs to enjoy the nightlife.
Drinks, music and non-stop parties in winter and summer time.
And if you like gambling or want to tempt your luck the Nueva Andalucía Casino is waiting you.
Top nightclubs like Olivia Valere, Funky Buddha and beach clubs like Nikki Beach are just some of the best known clubs that you can find in Marbella and its surroundings. Tickets and drinks are not cheap, but the entertainment is guaranteed!
If the nightlife in Marbella is impressive, the leisure offers for adults and children are great too. There are parks in the city as Funny Beach located at the entrance of Marbella. Karting, elastic beds and other surprises that kids and adults will love.
Marbella has also 3 big shopping centres (La Cañada, Costa Marbella and Plaza del Mar) where you will find all kind of shops, supermarkets and restaurants.
Starlite Marbella Festival: since 2011 is a summer event showcasing performances by the best national and international artists.
Fiestas de San Bernabé: celebrated in honor of the Marbella patron saint. The celebration starts the 11th of June and includes concerts and fireworks.
The city has a huge selection of restaurants that combine international cuisine with typical dishes of the area.
As example of the quality gastronomy, we can mentioned the chef Dani García, one of the best chefs in the whole Spain and in the world with 3 Michelin stars.
Walking through Marbella you will find from the typical taverns and wineries by the narrow streets of the old town to restaurants that offer from their terraces an incomparable setting to taste food with views to the luxuries yachts docked in Puerto Banús.
On the beaches of the area there are popular traditional beach bars where you can taste skewers sardines, delicious Malaga’s fried fish, nutritious and refreshing Andalusian gazpacho and famous paella, always the best of Mediterranean cuisine.
Marbella is a paradise for golf lovers and has the most golf courses on the European continent. In total there are 15 very high-quality courses where you can play every day of the year.
Marbella also has a world-famous sports center, where football clubs from around the world visit to practice for the coming season.
There are four 11-a-side football pitches and four 7-a-side ones, as well as gym, spa, medical center, laundry, a thousand-person stand in the main football pitch and a football museum.
En resumidas cuentas, MARBELLA… ¡un paraíso único!