Marbella is the most glamorous and elegant city of the Costa del Sol, its beautiful pedestrian promenade, its charming old town and Puerto Banus make Marbella a favorite tourist destination for millions of tourists.
Things to do
Pearl of the Costa del Sol, is located between Malaga and the Strait of Gibraltar.
Marbella is a paradise for golf lovers, it has at least a dozen courses in a magnificent setting between sea and mountains, Marbella has sailing schools, tennis clubs, riding schools, parks and natural adventure trails, In short, there is something for all tastes!
Discover the wonders of the historic center of Marbella.
Typically Andalusian, a labyrinth of narrow and confused streets invites us to get lost.
Enthralling walks through its streets and walks aimlessly through the bars and terraces, enjoying all its aromas and colors.
Among the streets full of colorful geraniums, we find the most emblematic buildings of the historic center, where is possible to read part of the history of this city on it.
The historic center of Marbella has many secrets to reveal, a vast historical and cultural heritage where we can visit churches, museums, hermitages, castles, walls and stately homes.
Its epicenter is the Plaza de los Naranjos, where we find three emblematic buildings such as the Casa del Corregidor, the Hermitage of Santiago and the Town Hall.
Another emblematic place of the city is Calle Ancha, where we find the unmistakable and adored church of Santo Cristo de la Vera Cruz, a 16th century church, or the San Juan de Dios chapel located between Caridad and Misericordia streets.
Also highlights the Church of the Virgen de los Dolores as one of the most beautiful to visit in the old town of Marbella.
And precisely on Calle Ancha number 4 we find the best drinks and food bar in Marbella, El Palique, here you can relax eating and drinking during the day and enjoy the best nightlife in Marbella.
The cocktails in Palique, are special, you cannot miss the best Moscow Mule in the city.
Check the video here: Marbella Old Town
The coast of Marbella is 27 kilometers long, each of these beaches has different characteristics, but there are some elements in common: they are all equipped with public bathrooms, bars and restaurants, changing rooms and security service.
Between the areas of Artola and Cabopino, there are some nudist beaches that stand out among the dunes.
Impossible not to cross the beaches of Venus and the ´´Golden Mile´´, in the section that goes from Marbella to Puerto Banus through the promenade, will be ideal to discover it by bicycle, have fun and relax with a comfortable pace from Marbella to Puerto Banus by bike can take about 30 minutes, crossing an impressive landscape. .
These 27 km of coastline have received the prestigious award of the blue flag for water quality, safety, services and environmental management.
Marbella also has great artistic and cultural attractions:
Museum of Contemporary Art: artists of the 20th century were founded in 1992, including Per Picasso, Mirò, Dalí.
Bonsai Museum: also inaugurated in 1992, is a collection of plants and bonsai, a large number of specimens.
Ralli Museum: Inspired by Latin American art, inside are the sculptures of Dalí and Aristide Maillol, as well as Quadri and paintings by Dalì, Mirò, Chagall.
Automobile Museum: located in the Cultural Center of Tugurios del Ingenio, from the 19th century. It contains sculptures brought by Antonio Alonso using used car parts.