Marbella’s old town has many hidden treasures. I’m sure many of us have walked through the streets and wondered just what lies behind the imposing wooden doors of some of these old houses.Read More
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.”Read More
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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The Orange Tree Restaurant in Marbella’s Casco Antiguo (Old Town) has become a firm favourite with residents and visitors, returning time after time for this amazing fine dining experience.Read More
There is a specialist cheese shop just off the Plaza de los Naranjos (Orange Square) in Marbella’s old town. It is a lovely shop with a great selection of cheeses. The owner is happy to help you choose cheeses suitable for you and you can taste them before you buy.Read More
Déjà Vu is a luxury shop in the heart of Marbella’s old town offering designer names at affordable prices. This shop first opened its doors in 1997. When you go inside, you are transported into a world of timeless elegance. You may wonder how this is possible! Déjà Vu, as the name suggests, is a second hand shop like no other.Read More