Picturesquely located on Spain’s glorious Costa del Sol, where Andalusia meets the Mediterranean Sea, Marbella stands out for its unique combination of adventure, entertainment, spectacular shopping, five-star dining and fashionable beach life. Popular among jet-setters from all over the world, the city has already established itself as the swankiest Spanish resort, offering both the ultimate in glitz and glamour, as well a taste of quintessential Andalusia.
Marbella is situated bet ween Malaga and the Gibraltar Strait. In 2012 the population of the city was 140,473 inhabitants, making it the second most populous municipality in the province of Malaga and the eighth in Andalusia.
There’s an endless supply of world-class restaurants, luxury hotels, spectacular golf courses, fashionable shops, a lovely marina and a vast number of lively bars and clubs to keep you entertained till sunrise.
Marbella may be the most famous place on the Costa del Sol but there are numerous other areas that are well worth a visit! There is a wealth of things on offer in the surrounding region with each destination offering its own individual qualities. You can visit the ‘white village’ Mijas and wander the cobbled streets, dine in the mountains at Benahavis or go down to Gibraltar to see the rock and the monkeys that reside there..
With the N340 coastal motorway traveling right across the Coast it is extremely easy for those that are unfamiliar with the area to navigate their way around the Coast! All the areas listed are within a two hour drive of Marbella.
Marbella property is famous for its stylish opulence. None more so than is Mediterranean villas mostly painted in a deep rich array terracotta and orange colours. Giving an authentic Spanish atmosphere.
At www.goholidaylets.com we have listed some of these Villas for your benefit. Search self catering villas or apartments and click on www.goholidaylets.com. We have a wide range of Marbella accommodation to choose from depending on the sige of your travelling party and your budget.
If you do get an opportunity to visit Marbella an elegant Spanish resort, make sure you take time to visit the charming Marbella Old Town. The picturesque maze of narrow streets that comprise the city’s Casco Antiguo revolves around a delightful Castilian renaissance square – Plaza de los Naranjos. Here, a number of pavement cafes and restaurants litter the romantic enclosure, serving traditional food and beverages in the shade of fragrant orange trees. This is a wonderful place to indulge in Andalusian delicacies, cool off with a cold drink and watch the world go by. If you’re lucky, you can also spot an al fresco flamenco show or a bohemian artist playing its rusty Spanish guitar.
After a tasty meal in the beautiful Plaza de los Naranjos, take a stroll through the delightfully narrow streets of Marbella Old Town, shop for some original souvenirs and traditional products in the old-fashioned boutiques and marvel at the gleaming white-washed architecture that lines the alleys, giving the area a rapturous Arabian feel.
Some of our self catering Villas are nearly by If you make the decision to book with us you can have this elegant area of Marbella on your door step for the duration of your holiday.
On a visit to the area there are a number of places you have to visit. On the coast road from Malaga to Marbella is Nikki Beach – one of the most exclusive beach clubs in the world. Between June and August you can enjoy a good lunch, music and expensive champaign lying on a white sunbed enjoying the sun. In the evening there are beach parties that last until sunrise. If you continue on the highway towards Marbella you’ll find Funny Beach, with a lot exciting activities that attract people of all ages from the entire Costa del Sol. Here you can race in go-carts, rent a jet ski or a speedboat or simply relax in the sun.
In the event of you booking with us we have included a numbers as a reference that could be useful to you.
Have a safe and enjoyable holiday Remember search self catering villas Marbella
• Local Police 092
• National Police 091
• Civil Guard 062
• Fire Brigade 080
• Ambulance 061
• State Hospitals
• Marbella 951 976 669
• Benalmadena/Fuengirola 902 505 061
• Torremolinos 952 386 484
• Malaga 951 290 000
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