Ideally located in the desirable urbanisation of El Rosario just outside of Marbella alongside The Marbella Golf & Country Club - offering privacy and exclusivity whilst being close to all the activities anyone could hope to find. Boasting 4 separate bedrooms, huge lounge with doors leading to garden terrace overlooking private kidney shaped swimming pool with diving board. There is also a barbecue area under a shaded pergola with further dining facilities. All set amongst tropical plants with palm and cocoa trees aplenty!
From Malaga airport you need to follow the signs for the A7 to Cadiz and leave at the exit for El Rosario at 188.5 kms, a first left off the roundabout will lead you into El Rosario.
There is so much to see and do during a stay in Marbella, obviously sunbathing at the nearby sandy beach whilst enjoying the convenience of the beach side chiringuitos for all your culinary needs and drinks! Or dare to partake in some water sports right on the doorstop, also located on your doorstep on El Rosario is the famous El Casco Tennis Club where you may even catch a tournament! Also on the doorstep are 2 of the coasts most prestigious golf clubs - Marbella Golf and Country Club and Santa Clara. Malaga offers many museums and architectural delights for a cultural day out or go to see the football at their impressive stadium! Marbella itself is a hive of great individual shops and unique Spanish bars and tapa restaurants whilst coming alive at night with clubs and bars. Or for a real treat get along to Puerto Banus and see the amazing yachts moored here whilst exploring the nooks and crannies of this diverse port! Boredom is not on offer in Marbella and there is always something special to fill your time with.
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Alicate Playa 1 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Access||Car advised, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Malaga 50 km, Nearest railway: Fuengirola 25 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player, Sea view|
|Pool||Private outdoor pool (unheated)|
|General||TV, CD player, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms, 1 En suites and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||King Beds (1), Double beds (1), Single beds (4), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Access||Wheelchair users, Secure parking|
Distinctive architecture, sun-drenched resorts and eclectic small towns dot Andalusia, a dry, mountainous region of southern Spain that maintains echoes of its Moorish occupation. Spring and fall bring balmy temperatures, ideal for visiting Seville's cathedral, the world's largest Gothic structure, and the 1,200-year-old mosque in Córdoba. Romantics love Granada, home to the fortress of Alhambra and an inspiration to the late poet Federico García Lorca. Don't miss a dip in the sea along the Costa del Sol.
Marbella offers many things to do whilst on holiday here and was formerly a small typical Andalusian fishing village which over the years has turned into one of the most exciting holiday resorts in the Mediterranean. Marbella is the place to be and In recent years Marbella has become particularly popular as a beach resort for the rich and famous and with tourists from Northern Europe.
Another reason many visit Marbella is for the climate. Protected by the coastal mountains of the Cordillera Penibética, you can enjoy a microclimate with an average temperature of 18 ° C during the winter months.
The best beaches around the Marbella coastline are the beaches of Venus and La Fontanilla which are centrally located and very popular, along with the most well known ports of Puerto Banús and San Pedro Alcántara which were awarded the blue flag of the Foundation for Environmental Education, for its high standard of water quality, safety, general services and environmental management.
Visit the Old Town
Marbella's old town is full of narrow streets and white washed houses, statues, fountains and churches. It is partially surrounded by the ruins of an old Arab wall and contains a lot of small, interesting boutiques. One of the most ancient buildings in Marbella is the Ermita del Santo Cristo situated in la Plaza del Santo Cristo and dates back to the 14th century.
The old town of Marbella is a photographers paradise, full of pretty white houses, flowers, tiny Churches and pretty squares. The Old Town has many lively cafes and the wide selection of first class restaurants, where nearly half hold a Michelin recommendation.
See Puerto Banús
Puerto Banús is famous for the huge anchored yachts which come from all over the world. This cosmopolitan marina is a lively place, specially at night when everyone gets partying. You'll see luxury apartments whilst walking along the sea promenade which are surrounded by gardens, palm trees and fountains.
With many restaurants, bars and high end shops. People usually come here to walk around the port where you will have the chance to see some of the most impressive and expensive yachts and cars in the World. On Saturday mornings Puerto Banús have an open stall market where you can find good deals on leather bags, shoes and belts. clothes, jewelry and toys can all be found so it is well worth the look.
Guadalmina Thermal Baths
Located between the paleo Christian basilica of Vega del Mar, the Guadalmina thermal baths and the Roman Villa of Río Verde mark the town's oldest Roman origins. Known as "Las Bovedas" it is situated close to the entrance arch from San Pedro Alcantara. These are Roman Thermal Baths from the first centuries of the Roman Empire. The Rio Verde Roman villa and the Guadalmina thermal baths are few discoveries from this past civilization.
Water Sports in Marbella
With Marbella been so popular for the Yacht's it is no surprise that water sports here are also in abundance. Try your hand at aqua skipping, agua sphereing, sailing, Dolphin and Whale watching, Jet skiing or wake boarding.
Else where and close by to Marbella are numerous water parks for both the adults and children to enjoy, take a day out at one of these fun water park days out:
Funny Beach Marbella
Aquarium in Puerto Banús
Aquapark in Torremolinos
Parque Acuático de Mijas (Fuengirola)
Prado World Estepona
Sea Life Aquarium in Benalmádena
Tívoli World in Benalmádena
Hippodrome in Mijas
Crocodiles Park in Cártama-Málaga
Sphereing in Marbella
Since Sphereing became a popular fun sport to do especially whilst on holiday it would not be the same without a go in one whilst visiting Marbella. You climb into a big ball and roll down a hill at speed of up to 40kph. Also known as Zorbing, there are two types of Sphereing and you can either have a go at harness sphering where you are strapped into the ball and roll over land or aqua sphereing where you are free to move around in the water.
Tour and tapas in Marbella
Why not take a guided walking tour which offers you the wonderful opportunity to enjoy the ambiance of the Old Town, its historic buildings and fragrant fruit trees. Taste some of the best tapas and get a taste of the authentic Marbella tapas bars which is where the locals and residents of Marbella enjoy their evenings.
Private Yacht Charters
Want to live like the rich and famous do for a day?! A day on your own private yacht and the chance to spend a day on the high seas and maybe see some dolphins in the crystal clear waters. You can hire yachts from 7 meters to 20 meters and most include onboard snacks & refreshments or a full Lunch and evening meal.
Shopping in Marbella
It would not be the same without visiting Marbella for a good old shop. Marbella is filled with luxurious shops such as Chloe, Hermes, Versace, Cartier and one of the best department stores in Spain, El Corte Ingles. If you are wanting something more unique then head to the Old Town where small boutiques can offer you something a little bit more special.
Eating in Marbella
One of the many pleasures of a visit to Marbella is the fantastic food. There are so many restaurants to choose from, serving all types of food and to suit any budget. Chinese and Thai restaurants can be located in Las Chapas and Doña Lola. The chiringuitos on the beach offer tasty tapas and is an excellent way to sample some of the local Spanish fare. You don't have to walk far to find great restaurants.
Visit the Bonsai Museum
Renowned as one of the finest collections of bonsai's in the world and slap bang in the middle of Marbella is the Bonsai Museum which has a good selection of award winning Fuji Kyookay Bonsai. Housing some 300 of these delightful miniature trees from 40 different species and featuring some trees of over 500 years in age.
The museum building itself is built over a small lake set in a park, the lake is filled with turtles which you can see basking in the sun on the rocks. Entrance is affordable at around 3 Euros.