Destination guide

Head to the charming city of Marbella

Enjoy the history and other features of Marbella. Well-liked for its beaches, golfing and restaurants, this city is both romantic and relaxing. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Marbella

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Marbella a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Funny Beach (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • La Dama de Noche Golf Course (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Santa Clara Golf Course (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Marbella Golf and Country Club (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Real Club de Golf Las Brisas (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
  • Los Naranjos Golf Course (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather in Marbella

If you're planning a vacation around warm-weather activities, August, July, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 86°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Marbella

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Marbella is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Bajadilla Beach (0.2 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Venus Beach (0.3 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Fontanilla Beach (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Funny Beach (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Playa de Casablanca (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Playa de Nagüeles (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
Transport

Transportation options to and around Marbella

Fly into Malaga (AGP), the closest airport, located 24.6 mi (39.7 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Gibraltar (GIB), which is 35.7 mi (57.4 km) away.

Where to stay around Marbella?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 7,787 holiday lettings near Marbella. From 1,373 Villas to 992 Houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Marbella is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Marbella?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Marbella:

  • Puerto Banus: 847 holiday homes
  • Nueva Andalucía: 1,623 holiday homes
  • Marbella City Centre: 469 holiday homes
  • Urbanización el Rosario: 228 holiday homes
  • Urbanización Pinos Verdes: 431 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Marbella?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Marbella. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Real Club de Golf Las Brisas: 8,023 holiday lettings
  • Puerto Banus Marina: 8,299 holiday lettings
  • Church of the Incarnation: 8,511 holiday lettings
  • Marina La Bajadilla: 8,606 holiday lettings
  • Marbella Marina: 8,451 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Marbella listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Villas in Marbella?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 1,373 Villas in Marbella. Our other popular types of Marbella holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 992 self catering accommodations
  • Condos/Apartments: 5,121 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 80 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Marbella?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 6,103 holiday homes with pool available in Marbella. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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