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The most important things you need to know about Marbella

  1. Algemeen
  2. Bezienswaardigheden
  3. Culinair genieten
  4. Lifestyle
  5. Nachtleven
  6. Shoppen
  7. Sport & Ontspanning
  8. Stranden & Beach clubs
  9. Vastgoed projecten
  10. Waarom Marbella?

1. General

Marbella is a very sought after place on the Costa del Sol. It is a vibrant city, always encouraging people to stay active. Because of the presence of clubs, shops, golf courses, etc., there is always something to experience here. Marbella may be a glamorous place, but it is very accessible for everyone.


2. Sights

If you would like to explore Marbella, it is recommended to definitely pass by the historic city center. Many people often overlook this, but here you can stroll through the narrow white streets and discover nice stores and art galleries.

At Plaza de Los Naranjos, which is located in the historic center, you can stay in one of the bars or restaurants that are present. The square has not got its name by coincidence, because it is characterized by the many orange trees that can be found there. It was created in 1485 with a typical Spanish-Christian design. Here you can do perfect sightseeing and explore the monuments on and around the square. Stop by Casa Consistorial (now converted into a town hall) and be sure to pass by Iglesia Mayor de la Encarnación!

If you want to take a break in nature, you can visit Parque La Alameda, located south of the historic city center. This 18th century park is very popular with its inhabitants who love to walk and rest in the shade of lush plants and trees. Throughout the year there are also many activities organized such as markets and festivals.

If you leave the Alameda park and walk towards the sea, you will arrive at la Avenida del Mar. This is a beautiful wide promenade where statues of Salvador Dalí are exhibited, and the street looks like a surreal open air museum. Also here you can stroll or enjoy a nice drink in one of the bars.

Marbella 1 1 1

3. Culinary delights

Marbella is the destination where you can enjoy the variety of gastronomy the city has to offer all year round. If you are walking through the historic center of Marbella and would like to have lunch or dinner on the spot, you can visit restaurant Zozoï. Here they serve delicious seasonal dishes prepared with fresh local ingredients.

In addition, at Plaza de Los Naranjos you will find Restaurante Paco Jiménez. Here the chef prepares the most refined dishes from traditional Mediterranean and international cuisine.

If you want to stay along the coast, that’s no problem at all! Also here there are plenty of great restaurants and bars such as Soleo Marbella. This restaurant is known for its elegant aesthetics, its excellent and professional service and its excellent cuisine. The design inside brings you to a classic, elegant and glamorous ship and the mirrors ensure that you never lose sight of the sea.

4. Lifestyle

For years, Marbella has had a very great attraction. That makes sense, as it is practically the pearl of the Costa del Sol. Among other things, the climate, lifestyle and famous golf courses are important reasons why Marbella is so popular. It is a vibrant city that has something to offer for every generation. That’s why thousands of tourists come here every year to enjoy all the luxuries that Marbella has to offer.


5. Nightlife

Anyone staying in one of the smaller towns on the Costa del Sol will soon find themselves in Marbella if they want to enjoy an evening out. Here you can dine extensively along the beach or in one of the narrow white streets of the historic center. And if you want to party afterwards, Marbella is the place to be!

Just behind the coast you can go out at La Suite Marbella. The 600m2 of club space combines an NYC loft feeling with the Roman heritage of the hotel where La Suite is located. In addition, La Terrasse is the club’s magical outdoor location. Top national and international DJs regularly play here.

Another attraction in Marbella is Olivia Valère. This is a sophisticated nightclub where everyone can have a nice evening. From party people who want to indulge themselves on the dance floor to people who want to relax on the outdoor terrace.

6. Shopping

Shopping is part of the culture of Marbella. This is one of the reasons why the city is so popular. Here you can find commercial stores and designer boutiques as well as artisan products at local shops.

You should start at La Avenida Ricardo Soriano, this is one of the main shopping streets in Marbella. Along this promenade you will find the best stores and the most exclusive brands.

After that you can continue to Plaza de los Naranjos, because the historic center of the city is not far from the boulevard. Here you will find more artisan articles and a nice selection of artisan stores, souvenir stores and art galleries.

If you cannot get enough of shopping and would like to go a step further, it is best to pass by Puerto Banús. This fashionable port is about 15 minutes from Marbella and is a paradise for shoppers. With El Corte Inglés present and numerous designer boutiques at the marina, you will always find something to your liking here!

7. Sports & Leisure

With more than 50 golf courses, the Costa de sol is also called Costa del Golf. Some of these golf courses are located in Marbella and are definitely worth a try.

Marbella Club Golf is located in the heart of the Costa del Sol and has 18 holes. With a total length of 6,247 meters, this golf course is enriched with beautiful lakes and waterfalls, as well as carefully shaped courses. Players can fully enjoy a great golf day here!

Besides golf, tennis is also very present in Marbella. Tennis lovers can train at Puente Romano Marbella. This club was opened in 1979 by Björn Borg and since then has received some of the very best stars at international competitions and even world famous musicians in outdoor concerts. Whether you are an experienced player or a beginner, at Puente Romano you can count on highly professional coaching.

Of course, besides golf and tennis there are plenty of other sports opportunities to be found. For example, pop into Nalusur and discover what activities you can do with them both at sea and on land. Would you like to go mountain biking or kayaking? In Marbella you can do it all.

Marbella Club Golf
Marbella Club Golf

8. Beaches & Beach Clubs

Marbella has a very beautiful and pleasant coastline with several beaches.

Here you will find Playa del Cable, or also known as Bounty Beach (named after the beach bar). On this beach you can rent kayaks and pedal boats and it is ideal to play beach volley. If you want to relax afterwards, you can always enjoy a delicious meal or cocktail at Bounty Beach.

Playa de la Bajadilla is located near the city center and has shallow access to the water. This makes it very popular with families with small children.

In addition, Playa de Venus is also a fine beach where you can pedal or relax on the many sun loungers under the parasols. At Mahiki Beach you can rent sunbeds and enjoy a delicious cocktail, or dine later in the evening at their renewed tropical grill.

Marbella beach

9. Real estate projects

If you would like to stay permanently in Marbella to enjoy all the facilities, you can take a look at our portfolio. You can find many exclusive new construction projects here.

10. Why Marbella?

In the overview below you will get a clear picture why Marbella is perfect for you.

  • Vibrant city
  • Rustic side in city center
  • Pleasant beaches
  • Wide range of shops and designer boutiques
  • Vibrant nightlife
  • Accessible for everyone
  • Located 35 minutes from Malaga Airport

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