Things to do in Marbella!
Marbella is a town in the Costa del Sol region, in southern Spain. Was a fishing village, before becoming one of the most popular destinations in the world for living and real estate investment. There are many “things to do”, thats why owning a property in Marbella is so appealing and one of the best investments you can do.
The beautiful weather of Marbella and Costa del Sol and the high quality of life has appealed to many property buyers. Due to this there is a high demand for properties in the Marbella area. You can choose from a Luxury apartment, with stunning sea views to the Mediterranean sea, in Puente Romano marina to a modern brand new built villa in Marbella hillside or a contemporary property in Nueva Andalucia golf valley, overlooking a golf course.
Why sit and work in a cold and dark country when you can work from a warm and sunny country?
The demand for properties for sale in Marbella, has increased since the area has one of the best climates in the world and high standard of living. The world situation and the fact that people can work from anywhere in the world (as long as they deliver ) has made an increase in demand for a home here in the south of Spain.
The real estate market is very solid and Marbella offers a wide selection of properties ranging from small apartments to luxury villas. Properties are available in a wide selection of sizes and types. If you’re looking for the perfect property in marbella and Costa del Sol that fits your needs and budget, you can choose from plenty of gorgeous new villas as well as charming older houses available for sale or rent. You can find the most exclusive beachfront apartments in Puerto Banus. Also, Marbella and Costa del Sol have a huge selection of golf apartments for sale and rent, for those who are looking for Marbella golf property.
Summer is around the corner and Marbella, Costa del Sol, is the Top destination. Marbella is a town that always has a busy what is on calendar! With plenty of events, luxury parties, inaugurations and concerts every day so that you will always know what is going on today, tomorrow or even next month. There is no excuse to stay home! Looking for the best that Marbella has to offer? From live music concerts to theatre, from Champagne Spray to boat parties to International superstar, , cultural days to fairs, check out the events calendar to see what is happening in Marbella and all along the Costa del sol. If you are looking to buy or rent out your dream home in Marbella, a concierge service,… or other related service, SpainForSale.Properties s team is delighted to help you in the process. Welcome to Marbella, Welcome to the Paradise!
Top 10 things to do in Marbella.
Some say Marbella is a concrete nightmare. Not so! It has a stunning old town, lots of culture, fantastic cuisine and wonderful year-round weather. Marbella is wrongly thought to be either one of the concrete nightmares of the Costa del Sol, or as a really expensive place to visit. In fact, Marbella is a great destination to take a holiday, or even to live and work there. It has a big Spanish population, a stunning old town, lots of culture, fantastic cuisine and wonderful year-round weather. There are loads of things to keep you busy all year round, whether you come as a family, a couple, or a group. Here are top 10 things to do that will help you enjoy your holiday to the full:
1. A Day at the Beach in Marbella.
No matter what time of year you visit Marbella, a trip to the beach is a must. The Costa del Sol boasts kilometres of sandy beaches, one of the very best of which can be found a 10 minute drive to the east of Marbella in the Cabopino area. All along these beaches are lovely beach bars, known as chiringuitos serving drinks and typical Mediterranean cuisine, right on the sand. The beaches and the sea all along the coast are clean and safe for swimming.
2. Paseo Marítimo of Marbella.
Stretching alongside the beach is the Marbella paved Paseo Marítimo – or beachside promenade. No holiday on the coast would be complete without walking along the promenade, taking in the views, soaking up the ambience and especially to enjoy one of the Coast’s spectacular sunsets from your BeachFront Apartments or Villa in Marbella. The promenade has now been joined up entirely with a spectacular wooden boardwalk to enjoy a longer stroll from Marbella all the way to Puerto Banus and even further towards San Pedro de Alcantara. To feel like a local, head to the paseo on a Sunday when all the Spanish come out in their Sunday best to stroll and chat.
3. Marbella’s Old Town
Marbella’s historic and picturesque Old Town, or casco antiguo is a hidden gem which most tourists don’t manage to discover. It can be found near the centre of town just up from the Avenida Ricardo Soriano – the main street which runs through Marbella – and opposite La Alameda park. With its picturesque, ancient architecture and maze of narrow cobbled streets full of boutique shops, funky art galleries, bars and eateries, the Old Town is almost like a separate village within Marbella. At the centre is Orange Square, a beautiful and typically Andalucian square full of orange trees and tropical plants which is a must-see for any holiday, and where you can sit quietly in one of the many traditional cafes enjoying a coffee or a glass of wine, and watch the world go by. The Old Town buzzes with activity and there are plenty of interesting nooks and crannies to explore. Good restaurants are also in plentiful supply, serving everything from expensive gourmet food to authentic backstreet Spanish tapas and there are innumerable bars which are busy into the early hours of the morning.
4. La Alameda Park and Parque de la Constitución Marbella.
South of Marbella’s Old Town, on the other side of the main road, you’ll find Parque La Alameda. This small park boasts a magnificent large central fountain decorated in traditional Andalucian tiles (a great photo opportunity!), huge tropical plants and decorated benches. This park is popular amongst locals and tourists alike as a tranquil place to take a break.
5. Day Trips in Marbella.
Ronda full day wine tour, caminito del rey, riding tour around Grazalema, Hiking, Jeep eco tour Estepona, Jerez de la Frontera, Manilva and Gaucin, Gibraltar or even Granada and Sevilla day trip.
6. Golf courses in Marbella.
As a top “thing to do”, Andalucia is one of Europe’s foremost golfing destinations, with over 100 courses. Guaranteed warm temperatures all year round, endless hours of sunshine, and a spectacular variety of courses with both mountain and sea views, make this region a hugely popular choice for golfers from all over the world, and Marbella is no exception. Marbella offers courses for all standards of players, on all terrains, and has some of the plushest club houses around. There are a number of Golf Clubs in Marbella itself, but Marbella has the added bonus of being minutes drive away from the Costa del Golf, which offers scores of different courses – the Golfers Paradise. Marbella is by far the most popular golf destination in Spain. You will be impressed by the golf courses that are found along the Costa del Golf.
The Costa del Sol is one of the wealthiest areas when it comes to golf. The region has a large concentration of gold courses to suit everyone at every level. The Costa del Sol is after all, a golfers paradise.
Alhaurin Golf & Hotel Resort Aloha Golf Club
Antequera Golf Club Añoreta Golf Club
La Cala Campo Asia La Cala Campo Europa
Calanova Golf El Campanario
El Candado Casares Golf
Guadalhorce Club de Golf El Higueral Club de Golf
Lauro Golf Magna Marbella Golf
Cerrado del Águila El Chaparal
Coto de la Serena Doña Julia Golf
La Duquesa Golf Club Estepona Golf
Finca Cortesin Flamingos Golf
Tramores Golf Greenlife Golf
Marbella Club Golf Resort Marbella Golf & Country Club
Mijas Golf – Los Lagos Mijas Golf – Los Olivos
Miraflores Monte Mayor Golf Club
Monte Paraíso Golf Club Los Naranjos Golf Club
El Soto Club de Golf Golf Torrequebrada
Los Arqueros Golf Club Atalaya Original Course
Atalaya Rosner Golf Club Benalmádena Golf Club
Baviera Golf Club Real Club de Golf Las Brisas
Cabopino La Cala Campo America
La Zagaleta Club de Campo Los Flamingos
Valle Romano Golf Alferini Golf
La Noria Golf Resort Parador Málaga Golf
El Paraíso Golf Club La Quinta
La Resina Golf & Country Club Río Real Golf
Santa Clara Golf Santa Maria Golf
Santana Golf & Country Club La Siesta
Alcaidesa Links Almenara
Alcaidesa Heathland La Cañada
La Reserva de Sotogrande Real Club de Golf Guadalmina.
San Roque Club Valderama
Real Club de Golf Sotogrande
7. Shopping in and around Marbella.
Marbella is perfect for shopaholics! The high street is full of clothes shops and the old town’s winding streets are packed with boutiques and small shops selling unusual gifts, toys, clothes, shoes and accessories. For designer labels and the flagship El Corte Ingles department store, head to nearby Puerto Banus. Banus has incredible luxury shops all overlooking the impressive marina, as well as an upmarket shopping complex with top quality high street brand stores, art galleries, coffee shops, and a host of restaurants and bars. If you want more affordable brands all under one roof then the La Cañada Mall, in the north of Marbella city, is a great place to go. It houses nearly three hundred shopping outlets, bars, coffee shops, restaurants and a cinema.
8. Culture & Schools in Marbella.
Although the Costa del Sol is not known for its culture, there are actually a number of theatres, art galleries and museums in the Marbella area as well as a packed cultural programme of concerts, dance, jazz and theatre during the summer months. In Marbella, the Black Box Theatre offers plays in Spanish and English; the unusual Bonsai Museum features one of Europe’s most important collections of Bonsai Trees; and the Museum of Spanish Contemporary Engravings exhibits works by Picasso, Miró, Tapies, Chillida and several other important Spanish artists. The best art gallery close to Marbella is the Sammer Gallery, Puerto Banús, which is one of the largest modern art galleries in Spain. The iconic Starlite Festival is celebrated in Marbella during mid July to end of August. Growing in popularity and size year after year, the festival hosts concerts by some of the biggest names in music as well as fashion shows, art exhibitions, cinema premieres and a charity gala. Starlite is celebrated north of Marbella in a unique open air amphitheatre with 60 metre high walls where you can enjoy spectacular and intimate performances all under the stars. For yet more culture, a day-trip to Malaga town and a visit to the Picasso Museum is a must!
When considering Marbella for year round living as a family, schools are always high on our clients list of requirements, as many people choose to find a property close to the school. The city boasts a high concentration of International and Private schools, and a recent study found that 6 of the best private schools in Spain are located in Marbella. So if you’re moving here with children, then depending on the area of your new home consider the following schools: Aloha College, Swans International School, Colegio Alboran, English International College, The British International School of Marbella, San Jose School, Laude International School, Atalaya Bilingual School, German School, Colegio Bilingue Las Chapas and Calpe College International School.
9. Family Fun Marbella.
There is just so much to keep the kids entertained in Marbella. A day at Funny Beach is perfect for those who love amusement, speed and adrenaline. There is a go-karting track, trampolines, video games, electric bikes and cars, a pool, children’s rides, as well as a restaurant serving kiddie-friendly fare and a bar. All on the beachfront! For active children try Aventura Amazonia in the Elviria area just a 10 minute drive east of Marbella, this tree top high ropes course is great fun for Adults and Children alike. Fly through the trees on the zip wires and complete the obstacle course. There is also a cafe bar and easy parking. Or head to San Pedro, located just west of Marbella, to Costa Jump, a huge indoor trampoline park. To explore the town of Marbella without the leg-work, enjoy a horse-drawn carriage ride to take in the sights, a popular choice with the kids. Or for older children try the Segway tours. If you are happy going a little further afield, Fuengirola’s Miramar centre just a 15 minute drive from Marbella, offers a huge shopping complex as well as a cinema showing English films. Also in Fuengirola, you can find a water park and the popular Bioparc Zoo. The Tivoli World Amusement Park (Benalmadena), Crocodile Park (Torremolinos) and the Selwo safari park (Estepona) are all within a half an hour’s drive of the city and guarantee of a boredom-free holiday. For more teenage fun, there are many good organisations on the Coast who offer such adventures as scuba diving, quad-biking, jeep safaris in the National Parks, mountain treks on horse-back, canyoning in the region’s gorges, and paint balling.
10. Eating Out in and around Marbella.
One of the many pleasures of a visit to Marbella is the fantastic food. No visit would be complete without enjoying some traditional tapas, an excellent way to sample some of the local Spanish fare. Or to enjoy the catch of the day, seafood and paella head to one of the many chiringuitos on the beach. Venture into the winding streets of the old town to find quaint restaurants serving Mediterranean and traditional cuisine or head to the promenade for an international selection. Marbella has a wide selection of restaurants to suit all budgets and tastes.
Best Restaurants in Marbella.
From the best chef’s to the most exquisite variety of ingredients & nice food, where you can go with family & frieds to enjoy the best breakfast, lunch or dinner time no matter if you are a pasta,fish or meat lover this Restaurant’s have the best food in town that will make you come twice!
And for those food lovers who always love to eat good, Marbella has the best options when it comes to restaurants.
We’ve made a list of our “TOP 5 MARBELLA’S BEST RESTAURANTS”.
Let’s check it out!
1. 🍽 SEA GRILL
Hotel Puente Romano.
+34 682 11 22 33
2. 🍽 NOBU
Hotel Puente Romano.
3. 🍽 LOBITO DE MAR
Av. Bulevar Príncipe Alfonso de Hohenlohe, 178,
+34 951 55 45 54
4. 🍽 LEÑA
Hotel Puente Romano.
+34 952 76 42 52
5. 🍽 CAPUCCINO
C. José Meliá, S/N,
+34 952 86 87 90
Other RESTAURANTS Costa del Sol.
Spain is a country known worldwide for its gastronomy. Many Michelin star chefs are Spanish. Consequently, the country has an abundance of Michelin star restaurants spread across this wonderful nation. The Costa del Sol is home to some extraordinary restaurants that provide a mind-blowing culinary experience. We have gathered a list of some of our top choices, including a few Michelin star restaurants.
Puerto de Málaga, Plaza de la Capilla, 1, 29016 Málaga
+34 952 003 588
Av. de España, 18, 29620 Torremolinos, Málaga
+34 616 195 870
Calle Decano Higueras del Castillo, 65, 29620 Torremolinos, Málaga
+34 661 851 850
Calle Párroco Don Antonio Díaz Romero, 5, 29620 Torremolinos, Málaga
+34 952 058 790
Calle Ronda, 34, 29649 Mijas, Málaga
+34 952 493 602
Urb. Torrenueva s/n Local 1, Av. de Rota, 29649 La Cala de Mijas, Málaga
+34 952 493 504
Paseo Marítimo Rey de España, 161, 29640 Fuengirola, Málaga
+34 952 661 012
Urbanización Reserva del Higuerón, Av. del Higuerón, 48, 29640 Fuengirola, Málaga
+34 951 385 622
Calle Larga, 14, 29640 Fuengirola, Málaga
+34 952 475 441
Urbanización Nueva Alcántara, Av. Salamanca, s/n, 29670 San Pedro Alcantara, Marbella, Málaga
+34 952 783 784
Urb. Elviria Hills, Avda. Las Cumbres, s/n, 29600 Marbella, Málaga
+34 952 832 371
Av. Bulevar Príncipe Alfonso de Hohenlohe, 178, 29602 Marbella, Málaga
+34 951 554 554
Calle Los Lirios S/N, 29660 Marbella, Málaga
+34 952 036 494
Calle de la Encarnación, Plaza de la Iglesia, 5, 29601 Marbella, Málaga
+34 952 858 069
Hotel Puente Romano, Av. Bulevar Príncipe Alfonso de Hohenlohe, s/n, 29602 Marbella, Málaga
+34 952 764 252
Av. Severo Ochoa, 12, 29603 Marbella, Málaga
+34 952 864 895
Calle Aduar, 12, 29601 Marbella, Málaga
+34 952 765 277
Calle Gregorio Marañón, 4, 29602 Marbella, Málaga
+34 952 770 839
Calle Cristóbal Colón, 20, 29680 Estepona, Málaga, Spain
+34 952 805 857
Autovía del Mediterráneo, Km 159, 29680 Estepona, Málaga
+34 952 809 500
Calle Jazmín, 2, 29688 El Paraíso, Málaga
+34 952 886 178
Urb. Guadalmansa, Autovía del Mediterráneo, KM 164, 29680 Estepona, Málaga
+34 92 798 449
Carretera de Casares, Km 2, 29690 Casares, Málaga
+34 952 937 800
Despite the exclusivity and the high quality of life, Marbella offers similar cost of living than other parts of Spain. SpainForSale.Properties welcome you to Marbella, Costa Del Sol.
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