Marbella is by far the most famous city on the Costa del Sol, perhaps in all of Spain. It lies at the foot of teh mountain La Concha providing a spectacular backdrop to the city. The famous marina Puerto Banus is also found in Marbella. The city is famous for being the meeting place for the rich and famous. Marbella has over the years attracted famous people from around the world. World leaders, most recently Michelle Obama, artists, actors, politicians, royalties, etc. have been visible in Puerto Banus through the years. Marbella has 26 km of coastline from Cabopino in the East to San Pedro. The municipality of Marbella includes San Pedro de Alcántara, Nueva Andalucia, Elviria, Las Chapas.
Marbella is the pearl of the Costa del Sol and centre for all golf enthusiasts who come to the Costa del Sol for golf's sake. But Marbella is much more than just golf. There is a fabulous Old town with winding alleys, small shops and plazas with restaurants. Marbella beach with its fine promenade is also an important part of Marbella's popularity. Marbella and its port of Puerto Banus has attracted an affluent audience with Saudi royal family at the forefront. This means that there are plenty of fine restaurants and upscale shopping in Marbella. But most come to Marbella for its wonderful climate with warm summers and mild winter. If you you go shopping you can find the department store El Corte Ingles in Puerto Banus and the large shopping centre La Cañada just outside Marbella. It is very pleasant to walk in the old town with all the quaint little shops too.
The nightlife in Marbella is famous for its glitzy image and its enchanting intensity. It is around the marina of Puerto Banus that party life is the best. But the Golden Mile, which is also home to many super-rich celebrities and members of the Saudi royal family, also have good clubs and bars. The party continues until after the sun rise!!
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It is comfortable and easy to travel to Marbella for those traveling to and from the UK. You fly to Malaga Costa del Sol Airport. By car it takes a bit just over 45 minutes to Malaga airport. It is about 60 km from Marbella city centre to the airport.