HOTELS MARBELLA - HOTELS PUERTO BANUS - HOTELS COSTA DEL SOL SPAIN
GOLDEN MILE MARBELLA
5* Marbella Club & Spa - world-renowned for good reason, a taste of luxury
5* Gran Melia Don Pepe with new champagne & caviar bar in the lobby; Calima restaurant adjoins the hotel, chef Dani Garcia has 2 michelin stars
4* Iberostar Coral Beach & beach club
5* Puente Romano
MARBELLA CITY CENTRE
4* Fuerte Marbella and 4* Fuerte Miramar Spa, both hotels overlook the sea front.
4* H10 Andalucia Plaza & Casino - Adult-only hotel. Privilege Service is extra but worth it for use of the complimentary privilege bar
3* PYR Apts-Hotel (popular with stags & hens and party goers)
CASARES (30 mins west of Marbella)
5* Finca Cortesin hotel & golf course; the Volvo World Match Play was held here in 2009. 2011 & 2012. The hotel & spa are simply stunning! This is my favourite hotel on the Coast.
RIO REAL (5 mins east of Marbella)
Rio Real Golf & Wellness Resort (boutique hotel), rooms are named after golf scores e.g. the Albatross! Trivia: the first famous albatross was made by Gene Sarazen in 1935 on the 15th hole at Augusta National Golf Club during the final round of the Masters Tournament.
ELVIRIA (20 mins east of Marbella)
5* Vincci Estrella del Mar with beach club overlooking the sea; rooms are beautifully designed
LA CALA (30 mins from Malaga airport)
5* La Cala Golf Resort Hotel – with largest golf resort in Spain (3 18-hole courses) plus a David Leadbetter Golf Academy
Benalmádena (near to Malaga Airport)
5* Hotel Vincci Aleysia & Spa (new)