All posts tagged: costa del sol

Planning a trip to Marbella? Here is your Guide.

You’re ready for your Spanish holiday with sand, sun, and sea in Marbella. But, what exactly is there to do while in this Costa del Sol city? We’ve made a guide of not-to-miss sights and activities to make your holiday unforgettable. Old Town Marbella Take a tour or just go for a stroll around Old Town Marbella. The stone streets, wrought iron balconies covered with overgrown plants and colorful flowers, and ground-floor boutiques drawing every passerby near – this is the Old Town in Marbella. And when you start to smell oranges, you’re heading in the right direction. Stop for a coffee in the outdoor seating area in La Plaza de los Naranjos – best known as, you guessed it, Orange Square in English. Whether day or night, you’ll feel the magical presence of the small square, filled with an enchanting ambiance created by the gardens, the people, and the smells. Carriage Ride I’m a sucker for carriage rides in any historic city, and Marbella is no exception. It’s such a beautiful way to see the …

Cities Less Traveled | Marbella’s Best Day Trips

While you can mingle with the glamorous nightlife of Marbella or relax and stroll through the quaint and picturesque side of the town, don’t forget about the surrounding areas. One of the best parts of this beach destination is the geographical location fit for some amazing day trips. Stay nearby in one of the Marbella hotels and soak it all in. Malaga Malaga is not only a bustling hub on the Costa del Sol with downtown beaches, but one of the oldest cities in the world. You can spend your day wandering the Alcazaba, the Moorish fort that once protected Malaga from thieves, or visit the oldest remains in the city: the Quecha Theater, which dates back to the first century BC. The Gibralfaro Castle boasts can’t-miss views of the city, and the Picasso Museum, filled with drawings, sketches, and paintings by the great artist, is a must visit for art lovers. Malaga is a one hour drive by car. Gibraltar You’ll need your passport for this one! To visit this British territory on the southern …

Best of List: Reshuffled – Spa Hotels in Marbella

Taking a vacation from your hectic world is step one in achieving relaxation, and step two? A day at the spa. Or, many days at the spa, whatever you feel you deserve. Before arriving in Marbella, you can have your hotel booked and spa days scheduled. Embrace the sand and sun exploring Marbella’s beaches and the Puerto Banus, but come back to your hotel to spend a few hours relaxing during an unforgettable spa experience. To help choose, we’ve compiled a list of some of the best Marbella hotels and spa packages to help make your decision easier. Senator Marbella Spa Hotel Located close to the beaches and Marbella’s city center, the Senator Marbella Spa Hotel, a four star hotel, offers two star prices plus a top-notch spa. The Acquaplaya Spa & Wellness center includes a spa circuit to give you the relaxation experience of a lifetime. The circuit includes: Turkish bath, bubble beds, ice cave, sauna, and pebble pools to name only a few. Massages and body treatments are also available. Hotel Fuerte Miramar …