Marbella on the Costa del Sol is one of the most beautiful resorts on the Mediterranean. In addition to the jet set, who hangs out here, the city is also affordable and worth seeing for normal tourists.
Marbella was once, like so many tourist spots, a simple fishing village on the Costa del Sol and is today a bustling city with an international flair. Spain is a country that offers many dream destinations and is thus very popular among tourists around the world.
The climate in Marbella is very mild throughout the year; the average annual temperature is about 18 degrees Celsius and rain is rather rare. Marbella boasts a beautiful old town, excellent parks and gardens, as well as splendid beaches. In the historic district you surrounded by picturesque architecture and lots of orange trees.
The Plaza de los Naranjos dates from the Renaissance and is the centre for daily life and also nightlife. The square was built in Andalusian style with Moorish influences. These influences are often found in Marbella. There are, for example, some interesting churches dating from the 16th and 17th century.
Since Marbella was founded by the Romans, there still remain remnants of the past.
There is also preserved a tower dating from the 9th Century, originally a Moorish fortress.
All sports fans are in good hands in the city. In addition to various outdoor activities, golf is very popular there.
To meet in Marbella fellow countrymen is not so unlikely, since the city is very popular among international tourists. Marbella is known as a bastion of the rich and famous, but they are more likely to be found in the marina of Puerto Banus. Even for “ordinary” tourists, the city is a worthwhile destination.
In Marbella there are a variety of accommodations for every budget. Gratifying is that even the hotels in lower price ranges are maintained accordingly and are inviting. To inform in advance and maybe read one or another review, is of course always recommended. Besides the hotels, there are also many other types of accommodation. From the rural house to the luxury villa, everything is possible.
The best way to get from Malaga airport to Marbella and the surrounding area is a car hire at Malaga airport.
Overall, the whole Costa del Sol region of Spain is worth the travel.