Marbella, Costa del Sol, Spain
Not only is Marbella a playground for the rich and famous, it's also a fantastic holiday destination for families, couples and groups. This exclusive resort has a stunning sandy coastline which stretches for 27 km and offers first class hotels, fine dining and cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Catering for all visitors, Marbella has beautiful beaches with a wide variety of watersports, a great nightlife with many bars and outstanding restaurants. For sightseeing there is plenty to do, take a trip to the number of beautiful parks and enjoy the sights of the monuments and museums. Ideal for anyone looking to have a taste of the celebrity highlife.Read more about: Beaches | Things to do | Out and about | Nearby attractions | Marbella Reviews
With 27km of impeccable sandy beaches, there's the perfect spot for everyone. Nikki Beach is one of the most famous beaches in Marbella, it's the place to be seen when holidaying here for the young and glamorous, attracting huge crowds and lively parties in the summer. For a more family friendly beach, Puerto Capobino has shallow calm waters ideal for children to play and has lifeguards on duty. The marina here has a sports centre offering numerous activities plus restaurants and bars for refreshments.
Things to do
If you can drag yourself away from the stunning beaches the resort has plenty to offer. An array of sports activities are available such as tennis, water sports and horse riding. Golf enthusiasts will enjoy the many golf courses. Costa Water Park is great fun for the young and not so young, located in the sea just off the beach it boasts fantastic water slides, giant jumping pillows, climbing walls and trampolines. Orange Square is located in Marbella old town and is ideal for a spot of shopping or sitting and enjoying a drink or bite to eat whilst watching the world go by.
Out and about
The resort has many first class restaurants offering international and local cuisines, perfect for a romantic meal for two, plus an array of family friendly restaurants catering for all tastes and budgets. The nightlife here is second to none, the resort has numerous exclusive nightclubs, casinos and entertainment venues.
The old town has many cobbled streets to explore, with traditional shops and some of the best tapas bars tucked away waiting to be discovered. There are many entertainment venues in the neighbouring resorts, including water parks, funfairs and zoos. For a great family day out Selwo Safari Park in Estepona is just 20 minutes away and offers a wide range of animals and activities.
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