Destination guide

Delight in the beachside landscape of Marbella

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Marbella. This city has something for everyone. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in and around Marbella

Are you looking for things to do in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that Marbella has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Nosara Wildlife Rescue (10.3 mi / 16.5 km)
  • Safari Surf School (12.4 mi / 20 km)
  • Hacienda Pinilla Golf Course (12.5 mi / 20.1 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Marbella

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Marbella is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Pitahaya Beach (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • San Juanillo Beach (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Junquillal Beach (5.8 mi / 9.4 km)
  • Blanca Beach (7 mi / 11.3 km)
  • Callejones Beach (7.4 mi / 11.9 km)
  • Ostional National Wildlife Refuge (7.5 mi / 12 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Marbella

Fly into Liberia (LIR-Daniel Oduber Intl.), the closest airport, located 38.8 mi (62.4 km) from the city centre.

Where to stay near Marbella?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 23 holiday rentals near Marbella. From 14 Houses to 2 Villas, 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 HomeAway.

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:

  • Playa Guiones: 171 holiday homes
  • Playa Pelada: 142 holiday homes
  • Playa Grande: 457 holiday homes
  • Palm Beach Estates: 103 holiday homes
  • Junquillal: 49 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?

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

  • Pitahaya Beach: 1,116 holiday rentals
  • Monkey Park: 2,104 holiday rentals
  • Nosara Wildlife Rescue: 567 holiday rentals
  • Ostional National Wildlife Refuge: 608 holiday rentals
  • Buena Vista Beach: 450 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Marbella listed on HomeAway 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 Houses in Marbella?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 14 Houses in Marbella. Our other popular types of Marbella holiday rentals include:

  • Villas: 2 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 4 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 4 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Marbella?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 11 holiday homes with pool available in Marbella. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.