Destination guide

Head to the charming city of Marbella

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


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 holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Marbella a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • 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)

Seasonal weather in Marbella

If you're planning a holiday around warm-weather activities, August, July, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 30°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Marbella

Whether you're an active traveller 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 centre:

  • 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)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Marbella

Fly into Malaga (AGP), the closest airport, located 24.6 mi (39.7 km) from the city centre. 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 near Marbella?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 7,128 holiday rentals near Marbella. From 1,182 Villas to 909 Houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Marbella for a long holiday or a weekend break is on Stayz.

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 rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Marbella:

  • Guadalmina: 816 holiday homes
  • San Pedro de Alcántara: 285 holiday homes
  • Urbanización el Rosario: 179 holiday homes
  • Marbella City Centre: 453 holiday homes
  • Nueva Andalucía: 1,439 holiday homes

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

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

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

  • Museo del Bonsai: 7,830 holiday rentals
  • Puerto Banus Marina: 7,723 holiday rentals
  • Church of the Incarnation: 7,787 holiday rentals
  • Marina La Bajadilla: 7,877 holiday rentals
  • Arco de Marbella: 8,045 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Marbella listed on Stayz 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. Stayz offers 1,182 Villas in Marbella. Our other popular types of Marbella holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 909 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 4,748 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 61 holiday houses

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 5,714 holiday homes with pool available in Marbella. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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