A trip to Spain is always a good choice, but a trip to Marbella will be one of the best you’ve ever had. This beautiful coastal town is filled with history, beautiful architecture, old churches, boutique shopping, world-class beaches, and much more. With so much to do, it is overwhelming to try to plan your Marbella trip, so we have compiled a list to help you. See below for some of the best Marbella attractions to make your trip one to remember.
The beaches in Marbella are some of the best in the world. The white sand in this area is the perfect place to spend a few hours soaking up some Vitamin D. It’s also known as Costa del Sol, and water lovers will appreciate all they can do. Sailing will give you views of the beautiful coastline, while the scuba diving gives you a view of the plentiful marine life in the area. If relaxation is what you’re looking for, there are some beachside spas available to help you de-stress, too.
Plaza de los Naranjos
If you want to have a nice meal with a beautiful view, Plaza de los Naranjos is your place. Surrounded by orange trees, this square in the Old Quarter has a lot of history and beautiful architecture to explore, in addition to the good restaurants to eat at. Those who are still looking for good hotels in Marbella should start their search around the Plaza de los Naranjos. You’ll find some boutique hotels which will make you never want to go home after you experience how they treat their guests.
Basilica de Vega del Mar
History lovers will enjoy a tour of this ancient church ruin. This early Christian church and ancient burial site have a history that dates back to the early 4th century and is situated in the middle of an expansive eucalyptus forest. This no-charge site is open for only a few hours on Fridays, so make sure you plan your trip accordingly.
The Old Quarter of Marbella is one place where you could spend days and still not see all that the area has to offer. If you are a shopaholic, you’ll appreciate all the market stalls it has to offer. Those who love history will marvel the ties to the ancient Arab foundation upon which the current buildings now sit. Photographers will be delighted by all the colorful specimens they’ll get to immortalize with their cameras. No matter what you like to do, you’ll find something to keep you entertained in the Old Quarter of Marbella.
Active travelers, fear not. We haven’t forgotten about you, and we suggest to head to Constitution Park if you want to get out some extra energy. You can run around the green area, which is situated right in the middle of the city. Once the hot Spanish sun wears you out, you’ll be able to sit at one of the many tables and watch the city pass you by.
With so much to see and do, you should consider a tour of Marbella and the surrounding areas to give you a more in-depth look at what this area has to offer.