Marbella is home to many of the rich and famous and this is unsurprising due to the brilliant mixture of countryside, beaches, port and an overwhelming calm, yet cosmopolitan atmosphere. Traditional cobbled streets are bejewelled with cosy, traditional bars, cafes and boutiques continuing to promote the relaxed vibe this Spanish city has to offer. An added bonus is the two and a half hour plane journey, which is often less than the average persons commute!
Due to the influx of international expats this southern Spanish haven has seriously raised it’s game with several new events and performance spaces that compliment the existing, more traditional museums and heritage sites. You won’t be struggling to fill your time here, whatever the aim of your holiday.
If you are looking to purchase luxury property abroad you also couldn’t ask for a lovelier location. Picturesque hillside villa’s, modern minimalist apartments or traditional portside pads are all available in abundance here, whatever your tastes.
Still not convinced? Some common activities to partake in whilst on your trip to Marbella are: hiking on the many infamous mountains, playing golf at one of the exclusive sea view clubs, shopping at some of the many designer boutiques as well as the obvious beach clubs to soak up the sun in style with added privacy.
If history is more your thing, then visit the old town where there are many sites containing roman remains such as remnants of the ancient wall as well as an impressive roman bridge over a pretty stream.
Between the old town and the sea is an area known as Example that features a small botanical garden with ornate fountains and a collection of Dali sculptures for the culture vultures amongst you. This is a perfect place to have a wander, appreciate the scenery and even laze around and enjoy a Mediterranean picnic.
However, if a sun trap with cocktails on tap is all you want from your getaway the 27 kilometres of coastline, divided into 24 beaches of varying sand texture are sure to satisfy. The most notable beaches are Artola beach and nudist example Cabopino near to the port of Cabopino if you’re feeling brave.
The Golden Mile of Nueva Andalucia is the prime strip of luxury villas and properties between Marbella and Puerto Banus with homes belonging to royalty in some cases. There are also many of the boutique hotels in this area, which are sure to impress any guests you may invite out to Marbella to enjoy your holiday with you.