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Luxury Marbella Holidays

Sunshine, celebrities and super-yachts

Marbella

The glitz, glamour, and cosmopolitan atmosphere of holidays in Marbella have been well documented across television, books, and films. It’s the perfect place for those wanting to enjoy a luxury holiday in Spain, with everything you need right on your doorstep. The golden sandy beaches make this the perfect place for families, while couples and small groups can choose from shopping, bar hopping, wine tasting, excellent cuisine, and much more.

Explore the old town of Marbella and take in the history of this former fishing village and port. Take a boat trip and let your expert crew guide you around the sparkling golden coastline of Spain’s Costa del Sol. Or simply sip cocktails and Spanish wines as you watch the luxury yachts dock in the harbour for the evening. Whatever you’re looking for, Marbella is a fashionable playground and the perfect place for your luxury holiday this summer.

Luxury holidays in Marbella

From its swish harbour to its global cuisine, luxury holidays in Marbella are famous around the world. Stretch out on golden sands and soak up the sun, wander along the seafront and duck into restaurants, bars, and swanky beach clubs, or visit the Old Town and see another side to this sparkling town.

At Sovereign we’ll ensure you get the most from your luxury holidays in Marbella. We’ve hand picked each of the hotels in our collection to help you find the very best facilities, whomever you’re travelling with. Enjoy everything right at your fingertips in the modern resort of Gran Meliá Don Pepe or a serene, local feel at the Puente Romano Beach Resort and Spa. Iberostar Marbella Coral Beach is perfect for those wanting to relax in style, as you soak in the views of the sea, enjoy massages, fantastic cuisine, and a luxurious beach club. Families should head to Hotel Fuerte Marbella, where there are swimming pools and family friendly facilities galore, as well as plenty for the adults.

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The Orange Square (Plaza de los Naranjos) is a hub for beautiful restaurants in the old town and a lovely place to stop for a drink.

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Our pick of the top hotels in Marbella
Every one of our hotels is handpicked and personally visited by our team

Gran Meliá Don Pepe

Costa Del Sol, Marbella
  • Offers beautiful sea views and a backdrop of the National Park
  • Large swimming pool with relaxing Bali beds overlooking the ocean
  • The modern guest rooms are all stylishly decorated

Hotel Fuerte Marbella

Costa Del Sol, Marbella
  • Located on a golden sandy beach
  • A five minute walk from the old town
  • Sea views from every room

Iberostar Marbella Coral Beach

Costa Del Sol, Marbella
  • Terraces and sun loungers ideal for a relaxing holiday
  • Offers local Spanish recipes created by expert chefs
  • Minutes from the beach, where you can try water sports

Puente Romano Beach Resort and Spa

Spain, Marbella
  • Choose from tennis, water sports and golf
  • Located on the golden sandy beach
  • A chic complex full of amenities

 

Flight Information

Flights to the Costa del Sol take around 2 hours 30 minutes from the UK. 

Transfer Time

Transfer time from Malaga airport to Marbella is approximately 45 minutes.

When to go

With a name that translates as the Sunshine Coast, it’s no surprise that this slice of Spain gets over 300 days of sun a year. Things start to heat up in the spring, with temperatures nudging the 20s, while in the height of summer, the mercury often tops 30°C.

Visa Information

Currently visas are not required for UK citizens travelling to Spain.

Tipping

Restaurant bills include a service charge by law in Spain, so whether you choose to tip further is up to you. If you enjoyed the meal and service, it is customary to leave 5-10%. Hotel porters and maids will appreciate a small tip, and while taxi drivers don’t require a tip, it’s common to round up the fare.

Introduction to languages

The official language of Spain is Spanish. English is widely spoken too, so getting by is easy.

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