Marbella is the most popular and most famous town on the Costa del Sol. With sunshine almost all year round, a beautiful location and an excellent quality of life, it is little surprise that so many people regularly visit Marbella for a holiday or make it their new home. It is difficult to find better conditions anywhere in Europe.
Marbella is one of the most popular locations for real estate property in Spain. Marbella and surrounding areas provide top quality apartments, villas and townhouses in sort after locations such as Puerto Banus, Nueva Andalucia and San Pedro. The famous Marbella golden mile boasts some of the most expensive and exclusive homes in the Europe.
Marbella is overlooked by La Concha mountain some which has a peak of 1000 metres above sea level and is a famous landmark, protecting the area from the elements.
Despite its popularity, and modernisation Marbella has retained its Andalucian character. The old quarter is a maze of narrow alleys and streets. At the centre is the Plaza de los Naranjos (Orange Square),. The old town also offers excellent shopping.
A stroll along the Paseo Maritimo (sea front) is one of the best along the coast. Walk along the marble paseo or have a drink in one of the many bars or restaurants. In the center of town you will find several parks where you can relax and find shade from the sun.
Marbella offers excellent nightlife. In the old town the streets come alive at night with small cozy bars that attracts many thousands of visitors every year. There are also many quality restaurants, theatres, cinemas and clubs of every type.
If you plan to move to the Costa del Sol, Marbella is an excellent place to live. There is a thriving local economy and Jobs and business opportunities are plentiful.
Many of the rich and famous have made Marbella their home. Set back from the town, beneath the mountains you will find some of the most beautiful villas on the whole of the coast.