Everything you need to know about Marbella

Marbella

  • Artola Dunes Cabopino

    Artola Dunes can be found to the west of the Puerto Deportivo de Cabopino in Marbella. They are the province’s most important sand dunes and they are now open to the public.

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  • 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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  • Basilica Vega del Mar

    Calle Eucaliptos, Urb. Linda Vista Playa, 29670 Marbella
    Tel: +34 952 781 360
    Open: Friday, Saturday, Sunday & Bank Holidays 11.15 - 14.00

    The Basilica Vega del Mar is located in Calle Adelfas, right next to the Lindavista urbanization in San Pedro de Alcántara and it is currently free to view.

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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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  • Las Bovedas de Guadalmina

    Urb. Guadalmina, San Pedro de Alcántara, 29678 Marbella
    Tel: +34 952 771 442
    Open: Saturday & Sunday 10.00 - 11.00

    Las Bóvedas de Guadalmina are located between the mouth of the Guadalmina River in San Pedro de Alcántara and the Arroyo del Chopo stream. It is currently free to view.

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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 Banús

    Puerto Banús is located a few kilometres west of Marbella’s town centre. About 5 million people visit here annually. It is well known as the playground of the rich and famous, who have been coming here for years and more recently for the reality TV stars who refer to it as ‘Marbs’.

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  • Puerto Deportivo de Cabopino

    Puerto Deportivo de Cabopino is 12 kilometres east of Marbella’s town centre. It’s a surprise to most who visit it, because it is quite rural here with no high buildings and the pine forest goes right down to the beach.

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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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  • San Pedro de Alcántara

    San Pedro de Alcántara is a few kilometres west of Marbella’s town centre, close to Puerto Banús. It has managed to remain largely unspoilt and it has retained many of its Spanish traditions.

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  • Villa Romana de Rio Verde

    Calle Villa Romana del Rio, Urb. Rio Verde Playa, 29602 Marbella
    Tel: +34 952 825 035
    Open: Friday, Saturday, Sunday & Bank Holidays 10.30 - 13.30

    Villa Romana de Rio Verde is located to the west of Marbella’s town centre, about a kilometre from Puerto Banús.

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