Holidays In Marbella
Marbella Holidays at a Glance
Located on Spain's Costa Del Sol approximately 50 kms from the airport at Malaga, Marbella is the St. Tropez or Monte Carlo of Spain. Once a small fishing village the resort has grown with the influx of the wealthy and royalty from around the globe, making this the place to be seen on Spain's south coast. The famous marina is home to hundreds of luxurious yachts with a large international presence and is a great place to people watch from outside one of the many bars & cafes.
Who goes to Marbella?
Families and couples of all ages who are attracted to the glamour of this resort and all the attractions associated with it. With its beautiful beaches, wide choice of watersports, vibrant nightlife, outstanding golf courses, superb shopping & world class restaurants its easy to see why so many people chose Marbella.
Key Facts - Marbella
- Dialing Code00 34
- Flight Duration2 hours 30 mins (Approx)
- Distance From Airport55 km
- Airport Transfer (Taxi)60 mins
The surrounding countryside during your holidays to Marbella is truly beautiful and many holiday makers decide to hire a car or bike to explore this stretch of Spanish coastline. Holidays to Marbella are full of exotic boutiques where you can indulge yourself or chose to be pampered at one of the many beauty parlours. With guaranteed sunshine, warm seas and vibrant nightlife, its easy to see why the A-list come back time after time.
Holidays in Marbella and the rest of the Costa Del Sol are extremely popular among British holidaymakers due to its short flight time (approx 2.5 hours), warm and sunny Mediterranean climate, beautiful beaches, great attractions and vibrant nightlife.
Charter flights to Marbella are very frequent and the resort has a fantastic range of hotels and luxury villas which means holidays to Marbella are excellent value. Marbella is an extremely popular and lively resort in the Costa Del Sol so whatever your budget book your holidays to Marbella with Olympic Holidays.
Cheap Holidays to Marbella - Olympic Holidays
Ideally located to explore other parts of the Southern coast of Spain with a great number of attractions worth visiting. Experience the golden beaches and liveliness of this Costa Del Sol resort and book your cheap holidays to Marbella today with Olympic Holidays. As well as package holidays to Costa Del Sol we offer cheap flights Costa Del Sol. For great deals on Marbella holidays book online today at OlympicHolidays.com
Benalmadena Cable Car: Located right next to Tivoli World the Benalmadena cable car runs to the top of Monte Calamorro where you will enjoy the spectacular views of Costa Del Sol, Sierra Nevada, Gibraltar and North Africa.
Selwo: Selwo Adventure Park is situated near Estepona, it is mix of nature & safari park with huge grounds housing over 2,000 miles including elephants, tigers and lions that roam in large enclosed areas. The park can be explored by jeep or using the overhead walkways but both offer an the opportunity to see the animals at close quarters. As well as land based animals there are many birds over a 1000 in fact and the park regularly arranges exhibitions showcasing birds of prey.
Selwo Marina: Book Costa Del Sol holidays and visit Selwo Marina located near the sea front in Benalmadena. The marina gives visitors an opportunity to experience and interact with marine life normally only found in South America. The marina has an impressive dolphinarium home to dolphins and sea lions with overhead walkways and a viewing area that gives a first had view of their underwater behaviours. The marina has an area called 'Ice Island', home to a number of species of penguin.
Many people travel to Marbella and the surrounding area for the vast number of magnificent golf courses in the area, just don't forget your handicap documentation.
Eating/Drinking During Marbella Holidays
People enjoying holidays to Marbella will find their every taste catered for. From world class restaurants to Tapa's bars and traditional fish restaurants, Marbella has cuisine to accommodate all. Local wines are often inexpensive and invariably excellent.
The nightlife here has something for everyone with a vast number of clubs, casinos and bars, for a quieter evening why not enjoy a meal in the old town or down along the promenade.
Getting Around on Marbella Holidays
Buses: Local buses are a great way of getting around during your Marbella holidays, they tend be quite regular, generally reliable and cheap. Bus timetables are widely available and can be picked up from your accommodation or tourist office.
Taxi: A great way to get around especially if there are 3-4 people sharing is taxi. Abundant in supply, Taxis can be flagged down and are inexpensive, inform the driver on where you want to go and he'll give you a guide price.
Car Hire: A really good way of getting around Marbella and the Costa Del Sol is to hire a car. There are plenty of car hire companies in the resort and there tends to be very little difference in price between them. To hire a car during your Marbella holidays all you need is your drivers licence, passport and credit card.
Marbella Holidays Shopping
Marbella is without doubt the best place for shopping in the Costa Del Sol, along the 'golden Mile' there are countless fashionable boutiques offering haute couture. Holidaymakers also enjoy exploring the tiny shops hidden away in the narrow streets of the old quarter to find all manner of gifts and souvenirs. The 'Orange Square' has plenty of charming craft shops where you can buy locally produced jewellery, ceramics, linens & leather goods.
Holidays in Marbella - Beaches
Aside from the Marina, holidays to Marbella enjoy a number of beautiful beaches with safe bathing and watersports for all ages.
Weather and climate information
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