Did you know that there are more than a dozen 5 star hotels in Marbella? Offering the best services and ensuring their guests carefree enjoyment.
Join us on a tour of some of the most beautiful and sophisticated facilities on the Costa del Sol. Let yourself be seduced!
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Marbella: a high quality destination
Marbella is, along with Estepona, the most privileged location for quality holidays.
Since its beginnings in the 1960s it has attracted film stars and aristocracy. Marbella stands out for its own benevolent microclimate. Thus it is a perfect destination all year round.
Why you will inevitably fall in love with Marbella
Marbella’s beaches are the best on the Costa del Sol, of fine white and golden sand. There are also some dunes. The long coastal strips next to the luxury urbanisations even in summer have a relatively low occupancy rate.
The natural contrasts in Marbella are a delight. From the beach we always have in the background the beautiful Sierra Blanca. With a height of 1,275 metres it offers several trails, such as El Juanar. From there you can enjoy magnificent views of the coast.
The old town of Marbella is one of the most beautiful on the Costa del Sol. Enjoy a stroll through alleys and squares. Discover beautiful corners and cafés, terraces and restaurants in the purest Marbella style.
Marbella has taken the traditional concept of a “Chiringuito”, i.e. a beach bar, to the next level: Exquisite beach clubs, with refined decoration, international menu, DJ, Balinese beds, entertainment and of course, lots of beautiful people. The best known, such as Nikki Beach and Ocean Club, are daytime beach clubs.
Within a radius of 20 kilometres from the centre of Marbella you can choose from more than 30 golf courses.
The area also has the best Spas on the Costa del Sol with a wide range of treatments and wellness. Discover the best Spas on the Costa del Sol.
If you enjoy glamorous nights out, Marbella is famous for its nightlife and some of the most extravagant clubs.
Do you still need more reasons to be convinced?
Beach Clubs in Marbella
Without a doubt, the best and most sophisticated beach clubs on the Costa del Sol are to be found in Marbella.
Whether you like lush, late-night parties or a refined chill-out in an exclusive setting by the sea: Marbella’s Beach Clubs offer you all this and more.
If Marbella is your destination this summer, here you will find the best of the best to unleash the hedonist in you.
Activities in Marbella
You don’t even have to leave the city to enjoy yourself. We suggest some nice activities in Marbella.
Michelin restaurants in Marbella
You prefer to dine in a more relaxed or stylish way? You will be interested to know that Marbella is also the city with the highest number of Michelin Restaurants. So even the most demanding palates are sure to be satisfied.
Concerts Starlite Marbella
Undoubtedly one of the best venues on the Costa del Sol is Starlite Marbella. It features more than 50 nights of concerts throughout the summer.
Enjoy prestigious artists in small capacity boutique concerts, in the unrivalled location of the Cantera de Nagüeles.
Parks in Marbella
The city has some beautiful parks where you can stroll under the shade of leafy trees. The Parque de la Constitución and the Parque de la Represa are the lungs of Marbella. It is a pleasure to stroll in the shade among an abundant amalgam of plant species.
Puerto Banús – Luxury Nautical Enclave
It is safe to say that there is no shortage of any kind in Puerto Banús.
It is one of the great meeting points of the international Jet Set. And therefore there is a huge range of activities and entertainment available.
5 Star Hotels in Marbella
Los Monteros Spa & Golf Resort
Los Monteros is the only 5* GL hotel on the Costa del Sol located on the Golf Mile. It offers green fees at special prices at more than 30 golf courses in the area, advice and equipment.
The hotel’s Spa is one of the most elegant with a wide range of treatments.
Last but not least, the hotel has its own Beach Club, La Cabane.
Puente Romano Beach Resort
The Hotel Puente Romano is located on the famous Golden Mile.
It is one of the best gastronomic hotels in Spain and Portugal: It features more than 15 restaurants on its premises.
The hotel has a very good range of supervised leisure activities for children and teenagers.
There is a tennis court, gym and the excellent Six Senses Spa.
Alanda Marbella Hotel
The Alanda Marbella Hotel is located on the Golden Mile, with a focus on health and wellness in a family atmosphere.
It is located 3 km from the historic centre of Marbella and the Monte Paraiso golf course.
It features among others a natural and organic restaurant as well as a gym.
Marbella Club Hotel
The icon of Marbella. Founded by Prince Alfonso von Hohenlohe in the 60s of the last century and visited by countless celebrities.
Situated on the shores of the Mediterranean, the hotel is an oasis of elegant simplicity.
It features fresh Mediterranean cuisine and healthy options. Furthermore kids club, spa, gym, live music and all surrounded by lush subtropical gardens.
Hotel Don Pepe Gran Meliá
Located right on the beach.
The hotel has several swimming pools, spa, children’s play area, tennis and paddle tennis courts. There are several restaurants, cafe, lounge and veranda.
Nobu Hotel Marbella (Adults Only)
Located on the Golden Mile.
Nobu is especially designed for those who are looking for a new experience, and who always have fun in mind.
With excellent gastronomy, Japanese cuisine and signature cuisine, it also has a Six Sensas Spa and a gym.
Gran Hotel Guadalpin Banús
Located on the beach, a 15-minute walk from Puerto Banús.
It offers a varied gastronomy in its 7 restaurants and bars. It has a gym, sauna and wellness treatment rooms.
Marriott’s Marbella Beach Resort
Holiday apartment resort located on Elviria beach.
It offers spacious flats and attractive amenities for the whole family. Furthermore it features a gym, spa and several swimming pools.
Located on the Golden Mile. This luxury boutique hotel specialises in enjoying comfort in a tasteful and informal setting surrounded by gardens.
With wellness services, gym and a restaurant.
Hotel Villa Padierna
Classic hotel with a marked Tuscan palace style and surrounded by 3 golf courses.
The hotel houses each season outstanding personalities from business, politics and finance or relevant artists who spend their holidays in the establishment and which appeared in the news due to Michelle Obama’s visit.
The Spa is probably the best on the Costa del Sol.
Hotel The Westin La Quinta Golf Resort & Spa
Located in the so-called “Golf Valley”, just 10 minutes from Marbella.
The Westin La Quinta Golf Resort & Spa has a 27-hole golf course.
The hotel has 2 restaurants and three bars, a 1,500m2 spa and a gym.
Vincci Selección Estrella del Mar
Hotel located on the beach.
With oriental inspiration and a family atmosphere, quiet and exquisite taste.
The hotel has a Beach Club, spa, golf, gourmet cuisine and 15,000 m² of gardens.
Don Carlos Resort & Spa
Surrounded by 20,000m2 of lush gardens, this resort is located on the beach.
It has 6 restaurants and bars, spa, kids club and tennis club.
Hotel El Fuerte
This summer 2023 the historic Hotel El Fuerte Marbella will open as a new 5-star hotel in Marbella.
The previously 4-star hotel has been converted into a 5-star hotel after a major investment.
It has 266 rooms, a renewed aesthetic, and a high gastronomic proposal.
The hotel will feature a Michelin restaurant, a spectacular wellness centre and a modern gym with sea views.
It is located in front of the beach, right on the promenade and only 5 minutes’ walk from the Plaza de los Naranjos in the old town.
Hotel Puente de Ronda
Expected to open in 2023. This will be a beautiful boutique hotel located in the old town of Marbella, in the central Plaza de Ronda.
To create a unique and exclusive experience for its guests, this hotel has only seven rooms. One of them is a presidential suite and some of them will have an exclusive garden with private jacuzzi.
Transport from Malaga Airport to Marbella
Marbella is 50 km from Malaga airport. There is a good connection via the Mediterranean Motorway A-7 and AP-7.
However, there is no train connection available. And frankly, public transport by bus is probably the last thing we want to add to our journey after landing at Malaga airport.
The most convenient and practical options are as follows.
Car hire at Malaga airport
Hiring a car at Malaga airport doesn’t have to be a headache or stressful.
Make your reservation online with us, MalagaCar.com and pay when you pick up your car. The process is quick and easy.
Luxury car hire at Malaga Airport
If you’re all about enjoying your holiday in style, you’re probably also interested in driving a quality car. Discover our top-of-the-range cars available this year.
Private transfers from Malaga airport to Marbella
We use first class cars and provide the best private transfers service from Malaga airport.
Take a look at our new cars and buses and choose the one that best suits your needs.
Unbeatable rates for car hire
- Large fleet of brand new cars.
- Pay on arrival.
- What you see is what you pay.
- No hard sell at desk.
- VIP delivery service for free.
- No fuel rip-off, we do not charge refueling service fee.