Lush green and incredibly peaceful, the park is a favourite amongst locals and travellers alike. While away a few hours on the sandy beach or dress up for one of the posh restaurants here in evenings — if you can book a table! Under a permanent canopy lie the ruins of what must have been a stately Roman villa. With a cheery yellow and white exterior, it has frescos of the 12 apostles on the inside. They are also all locations that we know have had winning engagement proposals so if you are looking to pop the question or perhaps it's more a case of a birthday celebration for your special someone then these are all good choices. If you liked this post, please. 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. When to Visit Marbella The weather in Marbella is good all year round, with average Winter temperatures of 17 degrees and temperatures above 24 degrees in July.
The local love it when the crowds come close and try some free samples. There are good musical performances in the evenings including flamenco dancing and Cuban singing. Several of the specimens are olive trees, the oldest of which is an olea oleaster wild olive dating back 300 years. One of the most popular night clubs in Puerto Banus, Seven leaves no stone unturned to offer y. Next, step inside the old Christian building, known as the Ermita del Santo Cristo, on la Plaza del Santo Cristo. Serves me right for all the bragging at the end of last year on this Blog about how superb the 2009 winter was, with record sunshine and temperature highs in October and November. Explore Puerto Banus — A must see No trip to Marbella would be complete without checking out the mega yachts in the marina at Puerto Banus.
All along these beaches are lovely beach bars, known as chiringuitos serving drinks and typical Mediterranean cuisine, right on the sand. We took a guided tour with , who in addition to canyoning and via ferrata arrange some great hikes with local experts. This is my pick for the best brews in Marbella. Below a thick canopy of tropical foliage are marble-paved walkways, fountains and benches where you can hide from the sun in the afternoon or sip a cup of coffee in the morning. A treat for shoppers and gourmands alike, there are a number of reasons to spend hours at this beautiful street. It has a prime position overlooking the sea and is just a few minutes walk from Marbella old town.
Flights to Marbella Marbella is located in the Andalucia region of on the Costa del Sol. In the hills above Marbella, lies the beautiful Sierra de la Nieves. You can find all the options here but this top 5 are some of our favourites and an essential part of any Stag or Hen party itinerary. By day, the square is popular with families and a popular meeting point with friends. For example, rather than a paella we tried the lobster rice in broth, which had a really succulent tomato sauce. Check out the list of attractions and activities to do in Marbella and nearby areas. The Arabic baths are also worth a visit as they date back to the 13th century, as well as the Plaza de Toros or bullring, one of the oldest operational bullrings in Spain.
Puerto Banus is known for its designer stores such as Bottega Veneta, Gucci and La Perla. Marbella itself is great for leather sandals, belts and boho chic clothing. This paseo connects with a fascinating wooden boardwalk that allows you to enjoy a leisurely stroll all the way from Marbella to Puerto Banus. For yet more culture, a day-trip to Malaga town and a visit to the Picasso Museum is a must! Both parks are floating in the sea and provide an excellent variety of water activities. On Sundays the Paseo becomes a scene from a bygone era when all the locals go out dressed in their best attire to meet up and chat with friends. Come here during the evening to watch the sun go down.
If department stores are more your thing, there are a few branches of El Corte Ingles in the area. You can also take a horse-drawn carriage through the small park. The luxurious spa treatments are by renowned skincare brand Germaine de Capuccini and include signature facials and massages. Goya, Picasso, Miró, Chillida and Dalí all have works on show here. For Mediterranean glamour Marbella holds its own with the French Riviera and has all the things you want from a luxury beach destination: There are Michelin-starred restaurants, marinas filled with high-end yachts, golf courses, designer boutiques and a long chain of sandy beaches. The area merits some of your time just to see the ostentatious displays of wealth, but you should check out the large Rhinoceros sculpture, also by Salvador Dalí, which weighs 3.
Our guide showed us many different types of pine cones and also pointed out some mountain goats. Listed below are the top 5 best things to do in Marbella: Roam the Charming Marbella Old Town If somehow you only have time for one quick stop in the elegant Spanish resort, let it be the charming. We recommend trying a golf initiation course with at Villa Padierna. A treat for budding botanists and a revelation for those who are unaware about the sub. Initially it was a Roman necropolis, and the 200 graves on this site constitute one of the biggest Roman burial sites in Spain. On one side of the square, visitors can admire Ermita del Santo Cristo de la Vera Cruz, a church dating from the 15th century with a ceramic roof. With over 115 runs including the easy green runs and the more taxing black, there is something for every ability.
Each year, jet-setters from around the world flock to the swankiest Spanish resort to soak up the sun and get a taste of quintessential Andalusia, but also to experience the ultimate in Mediterranean glitz and glamour at. Things to Do in Marbella 1 — Marbella Beaches Take your pick from over 15 beaches in and around Marbella, including Playa del Cable which is also known as Bounty Beach. Visit a Market Marbella and Puerto Banus are known for their luxury high end designer shops which showcase some beautiful items including hand bags, shoes and accessories, but you can also head to one of the daily markets that take place along the coast and grab a bargain if Gucci, Prada and Jimmy Choo are a little out of your price range. 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. When you need a break from sightseeing, find a spot in the sand at one of Marbella's picturesque beaches, specifically.
Golf Source: Los Naranjos Golf, Marbella Fitting for a playground for the wealthy, Marbella has an abundance of golf courses. Not to be confused with this religious monument is The Encarnacion or Church of St Mary on Plaza de la Iglesia which has one of the largest organs in Spain. Double check dates, as they can change from year to year. The walk takes about four hours in all. To be sure, you will want your binoculars. You can see dozens of performances here each year. 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.