Marbella's old quarter is located at the foot of the Sierra Blanca mountains overlooking a beautiful bay. Its beautiful layout shows its traditional Andalusian character, with neat whitewashed facades decorated with bars and geraniums and orange trees growing on every corner.

The heart of the city is the Plaza de Los Naranjos, a Renaissance-era square lined with elegant buildings such as the town hall (16th century) and the Casa del Corregidor (17th century).
The 16th-century Iglesia Mayor de la Encarnación is located in the Plazuela de la Iglesia. There is also one of the towers that were part of the city's old Arab fortress, built in the 9th century.

Puerto Banús, one of the main tourist attractions in the municipality, is home to an exclusive recreational area within the excellent facilities of its marina.

Marbella is also a paradise for golf lovers. A dozen spectacular courses allow you to practice this sport against a unique backdrop of sea and mountains.

The old quarter of the town, set in a beautiful bay, is an absolute delight with typical Andalusian white houses and orange trees decorating the streets and squares.

An ideal setting for sampling the succulent recipes of the local gastronomy.

Marbella also boasts riding schools, tennis clubs and other activities that are sure to suit you.

And we can't forget the huge opportunities for all kinds of outdoor sports offered by the Sierra Blanca mountain range.

Marbella's gastronomy is famous for its fried fish, soup ajoblanc and gazpacho. The area produces excellent dessert wines with the Malaga appellation of origin.

Marbella's festivities of the year include the Feria Fair and the San Bernabé Festival, which take place during the first fourteen days of June. Concerts, bullfights and other activities are on the programme.


Marbella's gastronomy will delight even the most demanding gourmet. Our tips for excellent food and drink can be found below.