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Marbella, Costa del Sol, Spain

 

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Overview
Marbella is one of the leading luxury holiday resorts in Europe. The origin of the luxury holidays in Spain are to be found in Marbella. The town is also popular for its famous visitors such as the British Loyal Family and many movie stars. It is the holiday resort of princes, millionaires, bankers, businessmen, show biz stars, etc.

This former fishing town with 20 km. of beautiful coast has eventually become one of the cosmopolitan place in the area with its leisure marina of Puerto Banús which is the most impressive one on the Mediterranean. Marbella is located on the southern Spain and on the middle of the Costa del Sol coastline.

Things to Do and See in Marbella
The historic town center of Marbella with its balconies full of flowers stands under shadow of the churches, palaces and remains of a Arabic fortress dating back to 9th century. The town center is bordered with the walls leading to the castle and there are two watch towers nearby the Church.

Marbella is a clean and safe town with beautiful gardens, fountains and parks. Walking tours is the best to discover the city. Tiny narrow streets with white washed houses in the company of flowers and fountains in the many squares are beautiful. The city hall that was built in the 14th century and full of lush orange trees. The town center, Plaza de los Naranjos is busy all day long with variety of restaurants.

Iglesia de Nuestra Senora de la Encarnacion is one of the most enjoyable place of the town with its pretty shops and clear environment. Museo Grabado Espanol Contemporaneo hosts some works of Pablo Picasso worth visiting.


Many hotels, holiday apartments and shops in modern architecture also shows the town's modernist style as well as its Moorish style historic town center.

Marbella is really one of its kind with its intense nightlife. It is a citadel of luxury and elegance. The highest standard can easily be seen in the town.

Golf is one of the main attractions in Marbella during whole year. There are world-class golf courses in Marbella for the golf lovers.
 

Marbella Beaches
Marbella has many beautiful golden sandy beaches. About twenty beaches spread over twenty kilometers on the coast of Marbella. Marbella and nearby marina of Puerto Banus are worldwide known as one of the most famous and glamorous holiday resorts with their wonderful sandy beaches.

Babaloo, Victor's, Don Carlos, Cabopino
and Las Dunas are the beautiful beaches of Marbella. There are hot air pleasure balloons for the holidaymakers.

 
 


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