Weekend Best Things in Marbella


When it comes to choosing the best of Spain’s Costa del Sol, naturally, it’s Marbella that comes to everyone’s mind owing to the sheer beauty that catches the senses of fashionable as well as culture vulture. It is the place in Andalusia, where a weekend is nothing but ultimate fun.

Although the main resort has a chic image with plenty of night clubs, hotels and apartments, it’s the Old Town which still possesses the age old culture and traditional Spanish feel and atmosphere.

Top 10 Things to Do in Marbella

Here are 10 best things you must consider during your weekend in Marbella.

1. Starting from the medieval monuments, walking through the narrow cobbled streets, to those authentic tapas bars and souvenir shops, all are tinted with old world charm and Moorish influence. There are a number of places to see which makes a visit to Marbella Old Town worthwhile.

2. Just from a stone throw away from the historic Marbella old quarter, there are miles long scenic beaches which further add more fun to your weekend itinerary. With golden sand and moderate waves, beaches in Marbella have been in the list of prominent tourist attractions.

3. Other than the usual water sports and sunbath along the beaches, a stroll through the Paseo Maritimo or the beach side promenade is all pleasant. This one is a popular spot for both locals and tourists to spend a leisure evening on Sundays or holidays, while watching the sunset or just taking the sample of some local dishes in those seaside restaurants.

4. Just on your way from downtown Marbella to Paseo Maritimo, Avenida del Mar is another travel spot for your leisure activities and entertainment. Earlier adorned with a flower garden, the area is now decorated with coloured marble and bronze statues by Eduardo Soriano and Salvador Dali. This is indeed a comfortable place to spend a couple of hours with your beloved.

5. The lovely, calm and green La Alameda Park, located on the other side of the Old Town main road, is interesting place to spend some quality time. An old fountain placed at the centre of the park embellishes the whole surrounding.

6. Just few minutes from the beach and City Centre, the Parque de la Constitucion Marbella is another leisure area which is a true retreat from the hustle-bustle of city life. The park is adorned with numerous flowering plants, children’s area, astronomic observatory and a cafeteria. Besides, an open-air auditorium is undoubtedly the best place to catch occasional live shows and music concerts.

7. With so much tourist developments in and around the town, Marbella has a number of wonderful shopping complexes catering all your needs. Starting from department stores, jewellery shops to all high glamorous fashion outlets, you will find almost everything. And in case you are searching for some nice handicraft items, simply a stroll through the streets will help you locate your desired object.

8. For a whole family weekend, there are numerous holiday activities you may try or let your children join any sports camps, amusement parks, visit museums and art galleries or simply go for an hour-long city tour either with the Marbella Tourist Train or a horse-drawn carriage.

9. Those who love to play Golf; Marbella boasts some of the finest golf courses which are considered amongst the best on the Costa del Sol and in the entire Spain. The changes in elevation, facilities and soothing Mediterranean weather keep golfers enthralled throughout.

10. A tour to any part of Costa del Sol is not complete without sampling some of the finest Andalusian cuisine including the famous Spanish Paella and tapas. There is no dearth of restaurants and eateries in Marbella those serve a range of mouth-watering dishes for your gastronomic delight.

The above mentioned activities in Marbella is not all, you will soon discover many more things as soon as you reach here. Marbella nightlife and local fiestas, of course, are other aspects of travelling to this elegant resort. Although it’s in no way possible to enjoy all these travel activities in just a weekend trip, it gives you an idea on the impressiveness of the region.


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