Marbella - Things to See

© Michelle Chaplow Beautiful sights of Marbella
Beautiful sights of Marbella

Marbella boasts a wide variety of sights from the natural panorama of the Concha mountains and black sandy beaches of El Faro, to the Art and Architecture of the Neo Moorish Mosque. Not forgetting the iconic "Old Town" and the bustling Puerto Banus, you will never be short of things to see in Marbella.

Old town & Orange Square
Partially surrounded by the ruins of an old Arab wall with narrow white washed streets, old churches and squares, as well as lots of fascinating shops and boutiques at the heart of old town is Orange Square. more>
Bonsai Museum Municipal Art Gallery
An exquisite exhibit of bonsai trees which is open daily. Said to be one of the best in the world.more> This art gallery always has a good selection of work by local artists more>
Roman Villa Museum of Spanish Contemporary Engravings
To the west of Marbella is the remains of the Roman Villa at Rio Verde. It is noted for its well preserved mosaics. more> This museum is the first of its type in Spain and exhibits works by Picasso, Miró, Tapies and Chillida. more>
Promenade & Beaches Marbella Mosque
The extensive promenade is ideal to experience and join the Spanish in the traditional "paseo". more> This beautiful temple overlooks the golden mile just to the west of the city centre. more>
Puerto Banus Antique Market
Possibly the ultimate in coastal charisma. Puerto Banus marina is located just west of Marbella. This is the place to be pampered yacht side and ogle those fabulous luxury yachts while sipping a drink at one of the many open air restaurants and bars.more> a great rambling flea market, a mini "Rastro" where you can find everything from a wooden elephant to a woolly jumper. more>
Parks & Gardens Surrounding Scenery
Marbella prides is parks and gardens. Even the smallest open spaces have been carefully planted with beautiful flowers. Nagueles Park, Parque de las Medranas, Parque de la Constitucion, La Alameda, King Fahiad Gardens are the names of the larger parks and gardens. more> Beautiful scenery and wildlife surrounding Marbella town.more>
Roman Baths
The ruins of the roman bath houses are just a step from the beach at Guadalmina to the west of San Pedro.more>