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What is it about Marbella? It’s a lot of things, actually. The landscape of Marbella is a major contributor to its appeal, and the mountain range that looms over the city is absolutely spectacular, gracing Marbella with one of nature’s most perfect gifts. The scenery in and around Marbella is very special; it is responsible for bringing so many visitors and expats to the area. Who wouldn’t to wake up to such exhilarating views each day?
Adding to the natural vibe, there is also the artistic vibe. This can be seen in the way Marbella has been constructed; it is present in the stunning architecture of eclectic influences, and in the details of the white-washed, quaint streets. These cobble-stoned streets are adorned with floral combinations of all kinds; hanging from balconies and baskets, the colours combine to create a kaleidoscopic pop against the white background.
This scene is complemented by the many enticing cafes and restaurants, from which smells seep out into the street, compelling passers by to pull up a chair and indulge in the variety of aromatic and flavoursome culinary delights. The streets are also peppered with stylish boutique shops containing high-quality goods from clothing to accessories and items for the home.
Marbella has many shining facets
Marbella Old Town has retained its appearance, style and charm over the years. Here you can ‘mooch’ around the many beautiful buildings, little boutique shops, and great tapas bars. The centre is known as ‘El Casco Antiguo’ and it has a traditional Spanish feel. You can find the famous Orange Square here, where every parasol is orange, the area is peppered with orange flowers and you can get a mouthwateringly-sweet, freshly-squeezed orange juice.
Where Marbella old town is for peace, relaxation and tradition, the newer areas of Marbella are all about the glam. This is the side of Marbella you may have heard of when people talk of its glitz, sophistication, celebrity culture and all the exuberance that goes with it. This is where the Marbella magic happens, if you’re looking for thriving nightlife, entertainment and excitement. And you can find magnific properties for sale in Costa del Sol.
With these many facets, Marbella has something to offer for everyone, including families. Whatever your lifestyle preference, Marbella can satisfy it, which is why it is so popular with so many different walks of life. We couldn’t possibly list every interesting activity available in Marbella here, but we think you might like this selection of Marbella’s diverse highlights:
There are lots of places to learn it and lots of places to show off your skills, and if you simply want to watch some traditional Spanish dancing in action, this is covered too. A great port of call for a spot of traditional flamenco viewing is Anna Maria’s place. If you’re drawn to Orange Square, as many are, you can stop off here to relax and take in some tradition along with a nice free tipple to go with your entertainment.
Born To Be Wild Eco Tours
The Born To Be Wild group offer Marbella residents and visitors a range of exciting tours, from jeep tours to dolphin cruises, flamenco and team building exercises for those inclined to connect employees and business contacts. Adventure is the name of the game, and where better to indulge in adventure than Marbella?
Take a hike up La Concha
La Concha is the mountain that made Marbella famous, and getting up close and personal with it should be on everyone’s to do list when they find themselves in Marbella. The views from this gorgeous mountain range are second-to-none; from up there, you can cast your eyes over the whole of this beautiful city to marvel at its magnificence, before descending again to partake in some of the ground level delights here. Are you ready to climb?
That’s not all, by any stretch of the imagination. There are the obvious things to keep visitors and expats entertained all year round, such as the multitude of classy bars, restaurants, chiringuitos and cafes. Spain loves to party, hence the array of ferias and fiestas you can choose from. These all come together to lend Marbella that glitzy, fun reputation it is deservedly famous for.
There’s always something happening in Marbella to attract attention to it, and understandably, many people want to be here all year round. This explains the increasing interest in luxury properties for sale in and around the city, and as prices are slowly but steadily rising, now is the time to grab what is currently going to be a bargain; this is true whether you’re looking for investment property, a second home or your very own, full-time residency here. Let Paradise Marbella be the ones to secure you your little piece of Costa del Sol paradise.