Top things to do in Marbella

Top things to do in Marbella

Top things to do in Marbella

Costa Del Sol's hidden paradise is a typical Spanish seaside resort town known for its pristine beaches, stunning climate and natural surroundings taking you to a parallel world without modern skyscrapers, bustling traffic and daily stress. Rather an expensive beach town, this tourist-y destination's luxury hotels, fine dining restaurants and euro mansions take over the city streets complemented by white-washed houses, orange trees and huge squares. Head to Puerto Banús, the entertaining hub of the city; home to exclusive architecture, a popular marina and an array of restaurants, nightclubs and super shopping centers. Dig your feet in one of the famous equipped beaches of Marbella while you read your favourite book or sip your cocktail. Adventure enthusiasts will love it here, for the different sports will leave you confounded yet excited. So don't think twice and book your adventure to this paradise! PS: We won’t be surprised to see your Instagram feeds filled with photographs.

Puerto Banus Marina:

Encounter lavish harbor life on the Costa del Sol at Puerto Banus Marina. This marina offers upscale shopping and feasting in addition to a huge yacht harbor that's famous worldwide. Old Mediterranean-style structures are home to various acclaimed fashioned shops, yet the outstanding Saturday road market is a perfect stop for keepsakes and conventional specialties. Lose yourself in the view of the harbor and coastline from the water on a cruise to the Marbella Marina and back.

Selwo Marina:

Selwo Marina is your answer to discover the world that lies below in the waters. Come and see the excellent aquatic animals and informational shows where dolphins and sea lions await. Get up close and personal with these marine lives or just observe them during their performance. The Penguinarium features penguin feedings whereas the Amazon-themed exhibit is the place to get lost into tropical birds like cockatoos, macaws and grey parrots. Also home to snakes, monkeys, turtles, crocodiles, fish and lizards, only a limited amount of people are allowed to see the sea lion and dolphin encounters. So sign up before it's too late!

Plaza de los Naranjos:

Situated right in the heart of Marbella Old Town, Plaza de los Naranjos or Orange Square is one of the most vibrant and most symbolic sights in and around the region. Finding itself with lovely Castilian Renaissance architecture and loaded with various outdoors bistros and eateries, the square is an incredible place to discover, explore local gastronomic pleasures, or simply sit and unwind with the sweet fragrance of orange blooms surrounding you.

Castillo Sohail:

Located on the mouth of River Fuengirola, Sohail Castle rises from a small secluded hill and was established in 956 AD by Abd-ar-Rahman III. The ruins of the castle were renovated to make it a tourist attraction and today it stands a major viewpoint to explore the surrounding beauty of the region. The castle is also used as a space for festivals and concerts. Do carry your camera to capture scenic views.

Parque de Alameda:

Finding itself tucked away between the Avenida Ricardo Soriano and Avenida del Mar is the delightful Parque de Alameda. Also, the oldest park in Marbella, this urban recreation center features marble walkways lined with trees and ceramic benches that depict views of the whole town and is very well known for the spectacular Virgen del Rocio fountain.

Museo Bonsai Marbella:

Museo Bonsai Marbella is considered as one of the best museums in Europe that takes the audience through a journey of mother-nature from time immemorial. The museum boasts of some interesting specimens like the 'Almez' coming from China, the 'Acebuche' olive tree that is 300 years old and miniatures of local species that range from the Pinsapos.

Parque de la Constitución:

This huge city park was established in the 1950s and was once home to a private residence. However, the park is one of the favorites among the locals today. The park houses an amphitheater that is used for concerts. There is also an on-site café/bar for those looking to grab some refreshments, and a small observatory to see the stars. Children won't be disappointed for there are many swings to keep them engaged.

Casino Marbella:

Nighthowlers will love Casino Marbella that is consists of over 150 gaming machines, 29 tables, poker games and so much more. With games like Blackjack, Midi Punto Banca, Poker, you are sure to be baffled with what to choose and bet on. Whether you win big or lose small, just know that the casino is all about having fun. This nightlife mecca is also home to a restaurant that is known to serve amazing dishes along with best wines from the region. There’s also a bar and a hotel to add to up to the fun.

Funny Beach:

The name might be funny, but the beach is a place to lose yourselves in the arms of the sun and sand. A great beach for those looking for exciting water sports, you will bump into boats, jet skis, a go-cart track, trampolines and much more at a reasonable charge. If you prefer to relax on the beach with chairs, that's an option too. An on-ground beach hut serves snacks and beverages while you just rejuvenate yourself.

Marbella Old Quarter:

Bustling with well-maintained old buildings among citrus trees, Marbella Old Quarter is the ideal spot for strolling around the cobbled boulevards. Wandering around the quarter will take you on a journey through interesting shops and design that traverses hundreds of years. The old quarter also houses various architectural marvels that were once government workplaces. If have time for some coffee, you can visit one of the many numerous bistros in Los Naranjos Plaza.

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