What Makes Marbella Marvellous?

What Makes Marbella Marvellous?

With Marbella ranking as one of the top destinations to visit and live in Europe, we take a look at what makes Marbella so popular: Weather Number one of course, the weather here in Marbella boasts an average of 320 days sunshine and the Mediterranean ocean surrounding the area is usually calm and warm. Average temperatures range between 15-20ºC throughout the year, and in the Summer months can reach up to 40+ºC. Beaches With 30km of beaches in Marbella, there’s …
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How to Handle a Heatwave!

How to Handle a Heatwave!

With yet another heatwave striking the Costa del Sol this weekend, and one having just left the U.K. We thought we’d share with you some of our top tips for staying cool! 1. Stay Hydrated The very most important thing to do in hot weather is to keep well hydrated. Drink plenty of water, even if you don’t feel thirsty. Avoid alcohol which will dehydrate you further. If you do choose to consume alcohol, accompany with water. 2. Avoid Peak …
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Spotlight on… Puente Romano Beach Resort in Marbella

Spotlight on… Puente Romano Beach Resort in Marbella

  Renowned as one of Europe’s most popular hotspots, Puente Romano Beach Resort is a focal point of Marbella’s Golden Mile. As one of the most exclusive locations in Marbella, Puente Romano’s name comes from the ancient Roman bridge at the centre of the resort’s sub-tropical gardens. The luxurious Puente Romano resort was opened in 1979 and has been a fashionable getaway ever since. The popular resort offers a 2-star Michelin restaurant by Spanish chef Dani Garcia, as well as; …
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Ronda – The Most Beautiful Town

Ronda – The Most Beautiful Town

With an Arab spirit, medieval streets and a mountain range sculpted by the passage of time, Ronda, in the Spanish province of Malaga, is proclaimed as one of the most spectacular towns in Andalusia – and in the whole world. Looking at Ronda is an exercise of humility. One feels small before so much beauty (natural and monumental). A land of bandits and legends, of footprints fossilized by history and of streets where you can get lost forever. It is …
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Andalusia is Popular for Holidays

Andalusia is Popular for Holidays

Since Spain announced it would be open to international travel from July, we have discovered that the summer holidays are now a reality. And as a result, many people have started to research where to go and book somewhere to stay. At the end of May, Andalusia soared to the top of the list of the most sought-after holiday destination for summer 2020. Well ahead of heavyweight competitors such as Florida and the Canary Islands. MOST SOUGHT-AFTER HOLIDAY DESTINATION FOR SUMMER 2020 …
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Marbella’s Retail Therapy Hotspots

Marbella’s Retail Therapy Hotspots

The Costa del Sol is a renowned shopping destination, as regardless of your own personal style, taste or budget, you will never go home empty handed. The coast is packed with malls and department stores, while Marbella town boasts a wealth of large and small shopping streets and authentic street markets. Puerto Banús: 
The Puerto Banús Marina is Costa del Sol’s most exclusive shopping area. Here you will find all your favorite designer stores like Gucci, Louis Vuitton, Versace, Dior …
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Puente Romano

Puente Romano

¨One Destination, Endless Possibilities¨ Initially launched in 1979, The Five Star Puente Romano Hotel Resort and Spa has been a firm favourite here in Marbella.  The charming name was coined for its first-century Roman bridge (originally part of the road between Cadiz and Rome) and situated in the heart of the resort. The historic connection doesn´t end at just the name ´Puente Romano´, the architectural design is inspired by true Andalucia. Wander through stunning gardens and admire hundreds of species …
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Top 5 Getaways From Marbella – Activities & Tours

Top 5 Getaways From Marbella – Activities & Tours

Top 5 Getaways From Marbella
No matter how much we love Marbella, we understand that people on holiday might not want to be cooped up in one place for the whole time. Likewise, for those who have made a permanent move here or spend a good portion of the year in Marbella, it’s always great to get out and explore the surrounding area – that´s why we have listed our Top 5 Getaways from Marbella just for you! One of …
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Marbella Tourism Is Booming

Latest figures show that foreign visitors have spent an astounding €63 billion in Spain during the first eleven months of 2015. Of the staggering €63 billion figure that was spent by foreign tourists in Spain last year, the report from the National Statistics Institute (INE) shows that over 20% (or €13.4 billion) came from British tourists, who spent an average €111 a day on their visits. Though this was 10% up on the previous year, Brits still fall behind the …
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