Things To Do In Marbella
Why We Love Marbella
The weather, the people, the food, the music, everything about Marbella sizzles with that special Costa del Sol fun-shine!
Marbella is a foodie haven, packed with everything from tapas and street food to beach bars and fine dining. Plus cocktails!
Marbella has become cool again. One of Spain's best-dressed resorts, Marbella oozes class and a touch of bling.
How To Get Around Marbella
A good bus network runs around the resort and to and from the airport. Buses in Spain tend to be clean and punctual.
If you are going to be out and about and want to save money, bus Travelcards are available starting at just €1.60.
The biggest and best nightlife is to be found in nearby Puerto Banus which operates a late-night bus route for party people.
Things To Do In Marbella At Night
For those that enjoy fine dining, there are no less than six Michelin starred restaurants in and around Marbella. There are also some great beach clubs that do excellent food and have top tunes, cocktails and dancing under the stars. For those who love the party lifestyle, two words: 'Puerto Banus'! It really is where the party is at. The biggest clubs, the loudest bars, the legendary bar crawls, it all goes on in and around The Strip. But if clubbing isn't your bag there are still lots of things to do in Marbella at night with live entertainment, cocktail making and more to enjoy.
To Do List
Things to Do In Marbella
Renowned for its playboy lifestyle, there are so many things to do in Marbella even if you don't drive a Ferrari. Here are a few of our faves.
- Shop - Marbella is all about the bling with a number of high-end shops and boutiques selling everything from shoes, watches, sunglasses, jewellery and more.
- Golf - If you fancy tee time, Marbella has a number of top quality golf courses to hang around on.
- Waterports - With the beach being the focal point for all things Marbella it's no surprise there are so many epic water activities to dive into.
- La Concha - Towering over Marbella, La Concha rises up 1,200 metres. The 4-hour climb (approx) is definitely worth it as the views are simply breathtaking!
- La Alameda Park - An oasis of calm in the busy town centre, the municipal park is beautifully maintained and a calm place to take some time out from more hectic activities in Marbella.
- Eat - From exquisite fine dining restaurants to street food and fresh produce in the excellent markets, there is so much to sample for any travelling foodies.
- Massage on the Beach - Because you're worth it! Professional masseurs operate in tents all along the beach.
- Cocktail Making - Well you certainly don't want to get dehydrated so let an expert mixologist show you a few simple cocktail recipes.
- Promenade - Stretching the entire length of the seafront this is a fantastic walk, best done in the early morning or evening while it's cooler.
- Beach Club - Join the party crowd at one of the stunning and exclusive beach clubs. Live DJs cocktail bars, day beds, fresh fruit and more.
3 Weird Marbella Facts
- Marbella loves good food, there are no less than 6 Michelin starred restaurants in the area.
- Audrey Hepburn, Cary Grant, Sean Connery and Ronnie Wood have all had homes in the area.
- There are 27 miles of coastline and a number of blue flag beaches.
Best Bits of Marbella
Old Town - A charming area of original Marbella where you'll find the best tapas restaurants and charming bars away from the beats of the party crowd.
Puerto Banus - Known for its jet-set lifestyle it's the playground for the super-rich: vast superyachts, supercars, designer boutiques and brand names a common sight.
MirafloresF- Just outside Marbella this smart, modern area has a selection of shops, restaurants, bars, and a golf course but tends to be a little quieter than Marbs.