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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  • King Abdul Aziz Mosque

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

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  • Marbella Old Town

    Marbella’s old town is in the centre 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, old churches, squares and plenty of fascinating shops and boutiques.

    A trip to Marbella would not be complete without a visit to the Casco Antiguo (Old Town). Exploring the narrow streets with their nooks and crannies, historic buildings, shops, boutiques and galleries make it a very rewarding experience. Our map shows you all the places mentioned in this post.

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  • Mystery Tree Marbella

    There is a very unusual piece of art on Marbella’s Golden Mile, hidden in an old tree just off of the Boulevard Principe Alfonso von Hohenloe opposite the Marbella Club Hotel. Most people 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.

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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

    You can enjoy this little known jewel in the heart of Marbella. It is hidden behind the Calvario Church, on the same road as the Post Office and it is a beautiful and peaceful park.

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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. It is considered to be one of the most attractive paseos on the Costa del Sol and it has the added advantage of being only a few minutes walk from the town centre.

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  • Puerto Deportivo Marbella

    Marbella´s Puerto Deportivo (marina) is located in the centre of town off 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 just take a stroll past the many boats moored there.

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