Located in the heart of the Costa del Sol in southern Spain, Marbella is a gem of a town that has a lot to offer visitors. From fascinating historical sites to the beautiful beaches of the Mediterranean Sea, there is plenty of entertainment and recreation for the whole family. Once a quiet fishing village, today Marbella is a cosmopolitan town with trendy shops and restaurants. Its stylish beach is a favorite playground of the rich and famous. Marbella timeshares are an affordable way to be guaranteed first-class accommodation when you want to spend your vacation in Spain.
The Old Quarter takes you back to the atmosphere of old Andalusia with twisting cobblestone streets and outdoor cafes. There are gorgeous flowers in the Plazas, The centerpiece is Plaza de los Narangos where there is a 15th-century fountain surrounded by a 17th-century church and a 16th-century town hall. The shops are unique, and you can enjoy an al fresco lunch in this charming location. Another ancient spot in the city is the remains of a 10th-century Moorish fort where concerts are held during the summer. The walls of the fort once surrounded the town.
Glide the Golden Mile
A favorite activity for shopping, dining and people-watching is to stroll along the Golden Mile. It is actually four miles long and takes you past elegant shops and some amazing buildings in the area such as the Palace of King Fahd, the Melia Don Pepe, Puente Romano Hotels and the Hotel Marbella Club. Other places to spend a quiet afternoon are the Avenida del Mar and the Dali Statues with 10 statues created by Salvador Dali and the botanical gardens at the 18th-century park Paseo del Alameda.
Golf, Music and More
If golf is an important part of your vacation, then you will be happy to know that Marbella has about 40 high-quality golf courses- considered some of the best golf courses in the world. The Hippodromo Mijas Costa is a new racetrack where you will find horse racing throughout the year and lighted night racing on the summer weekends. The premises also have bars, live music and restaurants. There is plenty for children to do at several theme parks close by at Malaga and Torremolinos. The Parque de la Naturaleza Selwo is an animal park a short drive from Marbella.
If you plan to take a vacation here in the winter to escape the cold, you won’t miss your skiing. Just one and a half hours from Marbella is the famous Sierra Nevada Ski Resort. Summer or winter there are endless water sports at the beach and Marbella is famous for parasailing. Marbella timeshares provide all the comforts of a holiday home as well as all the amenities of a first-class resort.