Marbella is a coastal town located in the province of Malaga in the Andalusia region of southern Spain. It is one of the most popular tourist destinations on the Costa del Sol and is known for its luxurious atmosphere, Mediterranean climate, beautiful beaches and lively nightlife.

Marbella has a rich history dating back to Roman times, but it was during the 1950s and 1960s that it began to gain fame as a luxury destination. At that time, the town became a haven for celebrities, aristocrats and tycoons from all over the world, attracting the likes of Audrey Hepburn, Sean Connery and Brigitte Bardot.

One of the most outstanding features of Marbella is its promenade, known as the Paseo Marítimo de Marbella. It is an emblematic place where visitors and residents can enjoy a pleasant stroll by the sea, with views of the beaches, restaurants, bars and shops along the way.

Marbella’s beaches are another main attraction of the town. There are numerous beaches to choose from, extending from the city centre to the municipal boundaries. The beaches offer golden sand, crystal clear waters and a wide variety of services such as sun loungers, chiringuitos (beach restaurants) and water activities.

Marbella is also known for its lively nightlife. The old town, known as the Casco Antiguo or Casco Viejo, is home to a variety of bars, restaurants and nightclubs, where visitors can enjoy music, dancing and entertainment until the early hours of the morning. The Plaza de los Naranjos is the heart of the old town and a popular place to enjoy an open-air drink and soak up the vibrant nightlife atmosphere.

In addition to its beaches and nightlife, Marbella has a wealth of cultural offerings. The city hosts several museums, art galleries and cultural events throughout the year. It is also known for its elegant lifestyle, with high-end boutiques, jewellers, designer shops and shopping centres offering a wide selection of international brands.