Located on the western side of the Costa del Sol, Marbella is world-renowed for it’s glamour and luxury making it a popular holiday destination for the rich and famous. Although quite a new area compared to other areas of Spain’s Sunshine Coast, Marbella does have its historical areas and isn’t just for the extravagant traveller.
From visiting the luxurious Puerto Banús marina and being in awe of the multi-million Euro boats moored there to strolling through the Old Town, you will have plenty to see and do.
We would recommend renting a car and driving around the area, as the Marbella region has plently of beautiful beaches and activities to do but that are located slightly out of town. Visit the popular Cabopino beach and have lunch in the chiringuito or maybe play a round or two of golf at one of the dozens of golf courses, and then relax in the evening light whilst watching the sun go down from a sea-front bar. Don’t feel like driving? There’s plenty to do in town, from museums to churches to farmers markets.
Málaga city is just over 50 kilometres away and makes for the perfect day trip. Make sure you sample as much of Spain’s delicious food and drink as you can such as prawn pil pil and the sangría, and see a flamenco show and feel the passion of the dancers moving to the music.