Everything you need to know about Marbella

Central Marbella

  • Avenida del Mar Marbella

    The Avenida del Mar is a popular walkway between Marbella’s old town and the Paseo Maritimo. It is home to a collection of ten Salvador Dali sculptures cast in bronze and two other sculptures by Eduardo Soriano.

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  • Capilla de San Juan de Dios

    You will find the Capilla de San Juan de Dios in Calle de San Juan de Dios in Marbella’s old town. There is a board outside the chapel which provides details as follows:

    “The chapel belongs to the Hospital of the Misericordia or San Juan de Dios and was constructed at the request of the Catholic Monarchs in the first half of the 16th century. The facade of the building is simple yet interesting, with a stone entrance containing a semicircular opening enclosed by a large wooden door with carvings of the coat of arms of Carlos III and the order of San Juan de Dios. The cornice is decorated with a row of spheres. The interior contains a magnificent mudéjar coffered ceiling.”

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  • King Abdul Aziz Mosque Marbella

    This beautiful Arabian temple overlooks the Golden Mile, just west of Marbella’s town centre. It was the first mosque built after the Christian re-conquest and the expulsion of the Moors from Spain in the 15th Century.

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  • Marbella Old Town

    Marbella’s old town is in the heart of Marbella, just a few hundred metres from the seafront. It is partially surrounded by the ruins of an old Arab wall and there are narrow winding streets with whitewashed buildings, plazas, churches and fascinating shops and boutiques.

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  • Mystery Tree in Marbella

    There is a very unusual piece of art hidden in an old tree on Marbella’s Golden Mile opposite the Marbella Club Hotel. Most people will pass it without even noticing it.

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  • Parque de Alameda Marbella

    The Parque de Alameda (Alameda Park) is in Marbella´s town centre between the Avenida Ricardo Soriano and the Avenida del Mar. It  is probably best known for its beautiful Virgen del Rocio fountain and its botanical gardens.

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  • Parque de la Constitución Marbella

    The Parque de la Constitución (Constitution Park) in central Marbella was built in the 1980s. It was once the garden of a private residence, close to the beach and, even today, it is extremely tranquil.

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  • Parque del Calvario

    Parque del Calvario is a little known jewel in the heart of Marbella. It is a beautiful and peaceful park, hidden behind the Calvario Church on the same road as Marbella’s main Post Office.

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  • Paseo Maritimo Marbella

    The Paseo Maritimo is Marbella´s pride and joy. It covers a distance of more than 6 kilometres from Puerto Bajadilla (the fishing port) in the east to Puerto Banús in the west and it is landscaped with palm trees and flowers.

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  • Puerto Deportivo Marbella

    Marbella´s Puerto Deportivo (Marina) is in the centre of town, off of the Paseo Maritimo. During the day, you can enjoy a morning coffee or a leisurely lunch at one of the many cafés and restaurants or take a stroll past the many boats moored there.

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