See and Do in Marbella

© Michelle Chaplow Beautiful sights of Marbella
Beautiful sights of Marbella

Things to See and Do in Marbella

Things to see and do in Marbella. There are plenty of things to see and do in Marbella. Activities such as sport, shopping, markets, art galleries, restaurants, nightlife, beach clubs, day trips and excursions. There are also a attractions such as the old town, Alameda, Puerto Banus, parks and gardens, Roman baths and Roman villa.

If you are visiting Marbella and are interesting in exploring the surrounding countrysid, hire a car. If you are flying to Málaga Airport or Gibraltar Airport you can hire on arrival or prebook… More →

Guided tours in Marbella include dolphins trips, walking tours, hiking tours, olive oil tasting and more.

More visitors rent cars in Spain than any other European country. Car rental in Spain is the least expensive in Europe due to the strong competition and on the Costa del Sol car rental is no… More →

Andalucia is one of Europe’s foremost golfing destinations, with over 100 courses. Guaranteed warm temperatures all year round, endless hours of sunshine, and a spectacular variety of courses with… More →

As a popular holiday destination it is no surpirse that Marbella is teeming with restaurants, in Marbella you can find anything from Latin American to Morrocan to Oriental cuisine as well as the… More →

Shopping in Marbella. Info about Fashion, Jewelry, Markets, Department Stores and Shopping Centres.

See below a selection of excellent group excursions from Costa del Sol with Viator, perfect opportunities to see the major attractions in Andalucia without the hassle of having to organise it… More →

There are plenty of opportunities in Marbella for walking and hiking. Thes are both in the town's parks and gardens or along the seafront prom. Further affield hiking up the concha mountain is a… More →

Playa el Cable (Cable Beach) takes its name from the overhead cable "El Cable Teleferico" runway that transported buckets of iron ore down from the Peñoncillo mine on the Sierra Blanca to ships… More →

In Marbella at various points along the beach you can find a number of fishing boats filled with sand which are used for moragas. A moraga is a night-time barbeque party, usually held on the beach… More →

Marbella has a family friendly tren turistico (tourist train) that runs all year round. It travels around the principal sights of the town taking about 25 minutes.

There are about 100 different watchtowers (Torre Vigia or Torre Atalaya or Torre Almenara) along the coast of Southern Spain. Some are of Moorish origins others from date from the later Christian… More →

The square - or rather a traffic roundabout - at the start of the Golden Mile was named after one of Marbella's founders, local priest Monseñor Rodrigo Bocanegra (1908-1972).

Every Spanish town has at least one weekly market, if not more, and the towns in the area of Marbella are no exception. From ecological produce, to antiques and handmade gifts, you will find them… More →

Marbella is well known as the favourite destination in Andalucia amongst the international jet-set crowd and the very rich and famous. Often referred to as Spain’s equivalent of Saint-Tropez, the… More →

Sports in Marbella. A round up of some of the many sports that are popular in Marbella.This includes tennis, padel tennis, SUP, football, walking and hiking, boot camps, Sports centres, Marbella… More →

Being a coastal town on the Costa del Sol, Marbella is certainly not short of beaches. Marbella has it all: beaches for familes, couples, friends and singles alike. Marbella beaches include some… More →

Marbella offers a range of contemporary art galleries and museums to visit, such as The Municipal Gallery, The Contemporary Engraving Museum, Cero Arte Gallery, the House of Art and more.

Located next to the beach in the Guadalmina urbanisation, the baths date back to the 3rd century and were first discovered in 1926. The solid mortar structure has survived the passing of history… More →

This beautiful Arabian temple overlooks the golden mile just to the west of the city centre (towards San Pedro). It was the first Mosque constructed in Spain since the Christian re-conquest in the… More →

The Paseo Maritimo (seafront promenade) is ideal to experience and join the Spanish in the traditional "paseo". Flanked by pavement cafes, restaurants, this promenade is one of the most attractive… More →

Museo Grabados, Marbella is s also known as Museum of Spanish Contemporary Engravings. This building was formerly the residential palace of the Mayor, Don Alonso de Bazán who donated it to the… More →

Marbella Municipal Art Gallery is a relatively small space, though it always has a wide selection of work by local artist collections include paintings, sculptures, and ceramics all year long.… More →

The Bonsai Museum has an exquisite exhibition of bonsai trees, said to contain the best collection of Bonsai trees in Europe, and certainly the first museum in Spain and the best Olive Tree… More →

Puerto Banus is located in the Nueva Andalucia suburb of Marbella, 6km to the west of the town centre, just before you reach the small town of San Pedro de Alcantara. Although it may at first… More →

Marbella is famous throughout the world for its glitzy image and glamorous night life. Many of the exclusive venues are located in Puerto Banus and on the Golden Mile. many visitors who come to… More →

The ancient site at Rio Verde was once part of the great Roman city of Cilniana. It now houses the remains of a late 1st century AD Roman villa. Sadly all that is left is the floor and a small… More →

In Marbella there are several parks where you can practice sports, have a pleasant walk or enjoy the peace and quiet of the natural environment.

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