Travel Blogs from Marbella
... to the parking, getting our car and drive to Torremolinos which was on the way back to Malaga. In Torremolinos we parked our car in a underground parking and walked down to the boulevard which followed the beach for kilometers. It was nice cause there were all small shops and trendy bars build on and aside a beautiful beach. We had something to drink on a terrace and walked for about an hour, than we walked back through the old part of the ...
... doesn't leave until 5:30pm. Weather still delightful - about 25 degrees. Train trip was very pleasant - 2nd class seats but very comfortable and clean. A great way to see the countryside. Again there were miles and miles of olive trees, and we have had some delicious olive oil in Spain, as you would expect. Needless to say there ...
After a modest continental breakfast at our accommodation, Judy and Herb explored Torremolinos while Maryln and I stretched out on the super comfortable cushioned lounge chairs under the thatched umbrellas on the topless beach just across the road.
It was another beautiful sunny day in Spain and the water beckoned.
The sand on the beach is brownish but ...
... there and then graciously asked for a tip before wondering off in the other direction. There ain't no free lunch! Whatever happened to doing a good deed and not asking for anything but a genuine thank you.
The museum was beautiful. Based in an old palace, we walked through 11 galleries and saw many of the late Picasso's early works and sketches. Picasso was born in Malaga and stayed there until he and his family moved to Barcelona when he was 19. ...
... quiet time reading by camping gas-light. Sadly, the peace was broken by our campsite dwellers who were in the bar rebel-rousing and having loud arguments - they must get a different clientele at the weekend!
We've managed to get through a number of books during this trip. I'm now into 'The Bronte Story' (by Margaret Lane), Rob's cantering through 'Galahad at Blandings' (by P G Wodehouse) - and he's doing quite a bit of chuckling too!
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