Travel Blogs from Marbella
... you must click on the "history" tab! Thanks, you two, for the lunch and the unusual opportunity!
Currently (11th August) we are part way through our time at ...
... irritable particularly as the taxi driver charged us €20 to go 500m to the hotel. We are peregrinos, we know how far 500m is and this guy ripped us off! But we got there, a clean bed and our own facilities even a room kettle. The Holiday Inn Express has never seemed so plush. Up earlyish and a train to Benalmadena ensured that we were outside of family's apartment before 9:30. Big mistake! They weren't there! After choosing to stay nearer to work because of car problems we ended ...
... at all. Suffice to say Stephen is brilliant and it was well worth the strange looks he received at the airport scanner to see him 'pipe out' the birthday cake.
A great way to round off our trip as it's always good to catch up with old friends particularly in such varied and lovely surroundings. So thanks to Joy and the Clan Campbell for their excellent company, as always.
We will be starting our journey home in a day or two. Stopping ...
On our last night in Spain we took Aunty and Uncle out to dinner to say thank you for having us stay at their holiday home. We went to the same place we had tapas the first time and it was just as delicious!
After dinner we went to one of the bars along Puerto Banus and I was held hostage as the boys watched the Manchester United game. As if that wasn't boring enough, they still allow smoking in bars here in Spain so ...
... It was a dirty job but someone had to do it. Rob got a bowl of warm water, I brought out the shampoo and now Corrie is clean again. I also trimmed the hair around his head so he could see again. His 'cute-factor' has gone right up.
We set off to explore the local area and discovered a near-deserted public beach. Many beaches around here appear to belong to hotels. The sun was beating down by now, so off came the shoes ...
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