Travel Blogs from Marbella
... what I’ve seen of it. The people are lovely, the sights inspiring and the sea so very beautiful. The beaches of the Costa del Sol are awe inspiring, the water warm but still refreshing and the waves not as treacherous as those off the California coast. We shall return…..sooner than later one hopes.
Yet another lesion – the travel is just that much better with one you love. Not that I mind travelling alone, but ...
Leaving the coastline of the Mediterranean, we gained altitude rather quickly. The views were beautiful -- and admittedly, it was nice to be out of the large city! We wound our way up the mountain road, and in no time we were coming into Ronda. Like Granada, Ronda has an old city and a new city. The old city streets are very small, windy, and not really designed for the automobile! Finding parking in these small towns can be challenging to ...
... or so they think) with their frozen misshapen faces in a permanent smile and shocked alert look. Um…really? Seriously? Did you ever think to look at your hands? Dead give away. As is the scar behind your ears. I was standing behind the “magician” the other day….never saw his show. But him close up? YIKES. He’s probably my age…..hair plugs, facelift AND bad dye job. A triple threat!!! I’m ...
... Marbella direction.
We drove right through the streets of Marbella as there were precious few parking spots, and it didn't inspire us to stop, being just another resort town - even with its exclusive reputation. We picked up the Peurto Benus signs and headed there.
Peurto Benus is where all the millionaires' yachts and cruisers are moored. The small harbour is surrounded by designer boutiques ...
... tapas bars, shops – all open late and all very busy.
Tuesday we headed to Marbella which is only 100km short of Gibraltar. We went via Malaga – which is the birthplace of Picasso – so we stopped in at the Picasso Museo to take a look at another 200 or so pieces of his work – amazing!
At Marbella we had our final dip in the Mediterranean – so that feels sad! After this we will be heading around the coast on the ...
Other places to stay in Marbella
Urbanizacion Nueva Andalucia, Marbella | 4 star hotelfrom $161
- Average Hotel
- We did a Stag do & had a great time
- Fantastic time
Bulevar Principe Alfonso von Hohenlohe s/n, Marbella | 5 star hotelfrom $343
- Very nice
- Return visit was good.
Carretera Cadiz Km 173, Marbella | 4 star hotelfrom $108
- Not four star
- What a dump
- Good value for money
C/ de Granadillas, s/n. Urb Guadalmina Alta, Marbella | 4 star hotelfrom $90
- Great value
- Good, but not a 5 star
Crta de Cadiz, Km 193, Marbella | 5 star hotelfrom $293
- Excellent Resort
- Sun and Fun in Spain!
- A delightful stay only one complaint.....
Jose Melia s/n, Marbella | 5 star hotelfrom $308
- Do Not go to the Don Pepe
- Gran Melia Don Pepe in Marbella is a great hotel
Plaza Jose Luque Manzano s/n, Marbella | 4 star hotelfrom $172
- Loved it!!
- Fantastic hotel
- Unhelpful staff
Mario Vargas Llosa, S/N, Carretera de Cadiz km 175, Marbella | 4 star hotelfrom $157
- Tranquil and pleasant
- Great food
- Lovely Hotel
C/ Edgar Neville S/N, Marbella | 5 star hotelfrom $202
- Do recommend
- Has the potential to be great
- Five star facilities two star staff.
Ctra Cadiz, Km 189, Marbella | 4 star hotelfrom $64
- Overall a nice hotel
Blvd Principe Alfonso Von Hohenlohe, Marbella | 5 star hotelfrom $93
- Business Hotel
- Very good!
- Great hotel
Urbanizacion Estrella del Mar. Las Chapas, Carretera Nacional 340. Km, Marbella | 5 star hotelfrom $210
Ctra. de Cadiz, Km 166, Marbella | 5 star hotelfrom $286
- Beautiful decor
- Excellent stay
Blvd. Principe Alfonso de Hohenlohe, C.N. 340, km 179, Marbella | 5 star hotelfrom $111
- 1st class experience
- Excellent stay in Costa del Sol
- Lots of problems
Urb. Guadalmina Baja s/n, Marbella | 4 star hotelfrom $162
- If you want a relaxing break for a few days this is the right hotel for you.
- Nice, But......
Paseo Maritimo, s/n, Marbella | 4 star hotelfrom $92
- Great position excellent value
- Excellent Hotel!
- Fab Gettaway!
Avenida Del Conde de Rudi S/N, Marbella | 4 star hotelfrom $107
C/ Victor de la Serna s/n, Marbella | 3 star hotelfrom $84
Ctra. N-340, Km 173, Nueva Andalucia, Marbella | Hotelfrom $111
Avda. Manolete, S/n - Nueva And., Marbella | 1 star hotelfrom $179
Urb. Elviria s/n, Marbella | 4 star hotelfrom $113
C/ Jacinto Benavente s/n 6, Marbella | 3 star hotelfrom $75
Calle San Ramon, 15 , Marbella | 2 star hotelfrom $93
C/ Virgen del Pilar 11, Marbella | 3 star hotelfrom $81
Carretera Nacional 340, Km 192, Marbella | 3 star hotelfrom $47
- Disguisting holiday of a lifetime
- Nice hotel . but !
Avda Antonio Belon 2, Marbella | 2 star hotelfrom $54