Marbella · Spain | Costa del Sol - Costa Blanca - Mallorca
In Marbella you will find high quality shopping and restaurants, lovely beaches and cozy tapas bars
Properties for rent and sale in Marbella
Marbella is close by to major cities and legendary cultural centres: Malaga, Cádiz, Granada, Sevilla and via the port of Algeciras almost borders with Africa.
The town of Marbella
Marbella enjoys a comprehensive communication network.
By road, CN 340, Mediterranean highway and Costa del Sol E-7 motorway (Granada, Cordoba, Cadiz and Sevilla are just an hour and a half distance using the highway).
By plane with the International Airport Pablo Ruiz Picasso, only 45 km away from Marbella.
By train, with the station in Malaga City.
By boat, thanks to its renowned yacht clubs.
Marbella county covers a total area of 114.3 sq km and 26 km along the coast.
It comprises several important urban sites: Marbella, San Pedro de Alcántara, Puerto Banús, Nueva Andalucia and Las Chapas, as well as several suburbs.
Marbella is surrounded by Estepona, Benahavís, Istán, Ojén y Mijas.
Marbella Old Town
The old town of Marbella is absolutely charming. The streets are narrow and cobbled, with chic boutiques and local cafés side by side. At the heart of the Old Town known as "El Casco Antiguo" lies the Orange Square, which is also where the tourist office is ready to give you maps and information. Cross the road from the Alameda Park fountain and walk through the Orange Square past the old castle wall and into the impressive Cathedral.
The Old Town is perfect for shopping and relaxing in the many cafés, restaurants and bars. This was the only shopping centre in Marbella 10 years ago before El Corte Inglés and the ultra modern La Cañada shopping centre arrived. You will find real hand made clothing and jewellery in the boutiques around the Old Town. Marbella is without a doubt, one of the Costa del Sol´s major tourist centers, thanks to the high quality of the facilities and services it provides.
Marbella and Puerto Banus
Puerto Banus, one of the main focal points for tourists in the town, houses and exclusive leisure area inside the excellent facilities of its marina. But Marbella is also a paradise for golf lovers.
A dozen magnificent golf courses allow the golfer to play the sport before the unusual backdrop provided by the sea and the mountains. The historic part of town, sitting on a beautiful bay, shelters lovely corners of a typically Andalusian flavour with whitewashed houses and orange trees adorning the streets and squares. An ideal setting for sampling any one of the tasty recipes of the local cuisine.
Marbella is one of the Costa del Sol´s prime destination. Its excellent climate, beaches, natural surroundings and its major sport complexes are just some of the countless attractions which this town on the Malaga coast offers.
Clear proof of the high quality of its infrastructure is Puerto Banus, one of the most emblematic spots in Marbella. Surrounded by exclusive housing developments, this famous marina each year welcomes some of the biggest and most luxurious yachts in the world. Its facilities also offer a select leisure area made up of restaurants, business premises and shops selling the big international designer labels and luxury items.
Map of Marbella
Golf: 2 km, Beach: 0 km, Shopping: 0 km, Airport: 45 km, School: 0 km
Marbella area information
Benahavis is the most mountainous village on the western Costa del Sol. Monuments of interest are Montemayor Castle and a former 16th-century castle.
Guadalmina is located on the popular stretch The New Golden Mile
There are luxury villas and other properties for sale in Los Monteros
Nueva Andalucia villas and apartments for sale and long term rental
The busy marina, surrounded by cafes and restaurants, is host to some of the most beautiful and impressive yachts in the world
San Pedro has a lovely square and pedestrian areas