This five-star hotel is situated in the beautiful Arena Beach resort, looking right out to sea. It is close to the lively coastal town of Estepona and just 65km from Malaga airport. The hotel has an exclusive Thalasso Spa Club, covering over 1,500m2, making it the largest Thalassotherapy spa in Andalucia, offering a choice of 60 treatments and beauty packages, including underwater shower massage.
The Kempinski Hotel Bahia is on the Mediterranean coast just east of Estepona and is surrounded by luxurious sub tropical gardens, complete with three lagoon type swimming pools, one of which is heated. The Kempinski Spa specializes in body and facial treatments, including various types of massage such as hot candle, (either indoors, or outdoors in the garden), physiotherapy and osteopathy, slimming, anti-stress and hydrotherapy.
A five-star hotel, spa and golf resort, Finca Cortesin on the Costa del Sol is considered by many to be one of the finest hotels in Spain. Most of Andalucia's landmark hotels - ones which are well known for their unusual or visually stunning buildings - are housed in historic buildings: old convents, castles or palaces. But a few are in cleverly-designed modern structures - though you'd never know it.
Located on La Barrosa beach, on the Costa de la Luz, this sleek, modern hotel with Andalucian features has a Michelin-starred restaurant and a spa, and is located near three golf courses. The Melia Sancti Petri is the only five-star GL hotel in Cadiz province.
This beachfront hotel is named after a Roman bridge, which is at the centre of its lush grounds. Situated on Marbella's Golden Mile, the Puente Romano boasts nine bars and restaurants, including Japanese and Italian.
Michelle Obama chose this hotel to stay in during her visit to Marbella in 2010. A grand Italianate palace decorated in classical style, with an elegant and exclusive air which attracts many other celebrities, it hosts the annual Starlite Gala charity event.
This five-star hotel, near Loja in Granada province, is world-famous; it has been described as a cross between a parador and a pueblo blanco. Placido Domingo, Tom Cruise and King Juan Carlos of Spain have all stayed here.
This hotel is a true landmark - a Mudejar palace built for a king, whose name it takes. Located near the Parque Maria Luisa, the Alfonso XIII has an important place is Seville's history, and in its affections.
This luxurious beachfront hotel, set between Marbella and Puerto Banús, has 2 luxurious pools and 5 restaurants. Surrounded by lush gardens with direct beach access, it offers 1 free green fee per person per stay at Marbella Club Golf.
Hotel Don Pepe Gran Meliá is located on the seafront next to Marbella's Don Pepe Beach, 15 minutes' walk from Marbella Old Town. It offers 3 outdoor pools surrounded by gardens, and a spa; and each luxurious room has a large plasma-screen TV.
This luxury, beachfront hotel is located just outside Estepona, on the Costa del Sol. It offers a spa, indoor and outdoor pools and elegant rooms with sea view and a private balcony or terrace. The air-conditioned rooms at Gran Hotel Elba Estepona & Thalaso Spa feature stylish décor.
This luxury hotel and spa, with its own championship golf course, is a 5-minute drive from Bahía de Casares Beach. It features 2 outdoor pools and a private, seasonal beach club with infinity pool, restaurant and bar.
Located between Marbella and Puerto Banús, Puente Romano Beach Resort is situated in front of the beach, surrounded by gardens and waterfalls, and offers tennis courts, several swimming pools, and a wellness centre.