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Best things to do in Marbella

Discover the city through the eyes of locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Electronics Store
“Marbella's main shopping centre that attracts people from all along the coast. Loads of great shops and free parking (although very busy). Cinema and restaurants also included. ”
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Harbour / Marina
“Puerto Banus Harbour is well-known for its luxury. Especially in summer you will enjoy the best Sport Cars and the amazing yachts that berth in the harbour. Filled with the best shops and really good restaurants you will have an excellent time.”
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Beach
“The closest you get to Saint Tropez atmosphere in Spain. Lots of restaurants and night clubs”
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Beach Bar
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“Entertainment, great music, delicious food, pool access, right by the beach, white sands.... this place has it all. ”
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Nightclub
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“Located on the Istan road near the Marbella Mosque above the Golden Mile, Olivia Valere is, I would say, the Costa del Sol's number one nightclub! Housed in a purpose built Moorish structure with a vast dance floor, several bars and an outdoor terrace for al fresco cocktails. Seriously swanky venue which always delivers a euphoric punch. Excellent for celebrity spotting and a club for the seriously cool. ”
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Natural Feature
“Famous harbour where luxury boats anchor and celebrities take a walk. Trendy shops and restaurants.”
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Mediterranean Restaurant
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“One of the most famous food spots for dinner/ lunch in all of Marbella- prone to celebrities like David Beckham & Rhianna. Live music every night- packed and long waiting line If you don't book.”
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Pool
“I will recommend you to go to the beach in front of Ocean Club in Puerto Banus, where you can enjoy a beautiful calm beach or have some fun at Ocean Club, one of the best Beach Clubs in the world.”
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Plaza
“The attraction of Los Naranjos Plaza does not lie exclusively in the noble buildings but also in the way it continues in a sense to be the nerve centre of the old city. A visitor who arrives without prior knowledge will surely be surprised by the Old Quarter of Marbella, as it is not common for a city that is linked by choice to the modern world manage to preserve the imprint of the past in an equal or greater degree this. ”
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Nightclub
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“its very facy and popular in the summer. The terrace is often lively and a variety of restaurants surround it.”
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Restaurant
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“Superb restaurant (design based on a South African Lodge) with nice fusion food right on the beach. Best at night either inside or outside all is beautiful. You have to try it at least once during your stay. Do not confuse it with Trocadero Playa which is really not as nice to say the least.”
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Italian Restaurant
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“Head to Picasso in the port for competitively-priced (for the port!) food. Famous for its pizzas!”
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Department Store
“It's big, and has everything you will need, as well as a large supermarket.”
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Restaurant
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“Good fun , dinner , music , club and shisha . I recommended for young and mature fun people ”
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Bistro
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“It's the informal eatery attached to Dani García's three-Michelin star restaurant. Pricey.”
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Nightclub
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“Great place! Nice bar and restaurant. You will most likely be seated outside, But really nice ambience!”
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