The pearl of the Costa del Sol. Famous for its microclimate, offering an average annual temperature of 18 º, 26 km of sandy coastline with fantastic beaches, diverse cuisine and unbeatable leisure facilities.
Located in the western part of Costa del Sol, sheltered by the Sierra Blanca and the unmistakable peak of “La Concha”, bathed by the Mediterranean, Marbella is a “must”.
Its rich cultural legacy that began in Roman times and during the years under Muslim occupation has left many archaeological remains; the Roman town of Río Verde & the baths of Guadalmina, whose great conservation have made them well worth a visit.
History, tradition and legacy. These are the three main pillars of the origin and development of the city; but Marbella is much more. The passage of time along with urban and tourist development of the city has made Marbella the benchmark of luxury tourism in the Costa del Sol.
This has also contributed greatly to the opening in May 1970 of the famous marina “Puerto Banús” designed and built by the businessman, builder and developer Jose Banus. Back in the day, King Don Juan Carlos and Queen Sofia, whilst still being the Princes of Asturias, were accompanied to the opening event by Prince Rainier and Princess Grace of Monaco.
Since then, Puerto Banus has become a key destination for nautical tourism. Royalty from around the world plus stars of the cinema and music have been attracted to this unique area. The best restaurants, boutiques and nautical firms are found in this luxurious marina.