Marbella Local Guide & Tips

This section of the My Destination Marbella website is where we share the articles written by our Local Experts giving you useful and helpful information as well as local tips to ensure you have the very best experience in Marbella.  We cover all aspects of life and also holidaying in Marbella including Restaurants, Nightlife, Things to Do, Weddings, Wellness, Real Estate and much more.  We hope that you enjoy reading them and find the content fun and engaging.

If you would like to contribute towards one of our articles please feel free to contact our content team on marbella@mydestination.com

Where is Marbella

Where is Marbella

There does appear to be some confusion about where is Marbella so this article should set the record straight! Following the recent splurge of UK reality television series set in Marbella we felt it was about time people had a bit of a Geography lesson as well as expanding their understanding of all that is to offer here and not just what is seen on the TV!
Editorial
New Year's Eve in Marbella 2016

New Year's Eve in Marbella 2016

New Year's Eve in Marbella is always a night to party!  Hotels, Restaurants and Nightclubs will be hosting New Year's Eve events and we have included as many as we can find in this article to help you to choose where to go!  Reservations must be made in advance to avoid disappointment so just make your enquiries here and book ahead of the date!
Food and Drink Seasonal Celebrations
Christmas Day in Marbella 2016

Christmas Day in Marbella 2016

Christmas Day in Marbella is celebrated in many venues along the coast and we are happy to present a concise guide to help you choose the right location for you. Certain restaurants will be offering a traditional British type of cuisine whereas others will be happy to present a more creative or Mediterranean inspired menu.  Whether you are an expat living in Marbella or here on holiday and celebrating the festive period abroad, this article will help you to find the right place to dine on the 25th December 2016!
Food and Drink Seasonal Celebrations
Tapas & Traditions in Marbella

Tapas & Traditions in Marbella

Away from the glitzy yachts bobbing in the Puerto Banus marina and the endless posing of perma-tanned bodies is a taste of old Spain, just as it once was. Suitably deemed Marbella's Old Town. This tight-knit network of winding cobbled streets seems a world apart from Marbella’s fast-paced and flashy façade.
Food and Drink
Love Banus

Love Banus

The things that will make you love banus and keep coming back time and time again!
Adventure Food and Drink Mini Break
Bring on the Party Season

Bring on the Party Season

Your guide to Marbella's top summer party venues and things to do to ensure it's a memorable and fun filled holiday!
Mini Break
Pool parties in Marbella

Pool parties in Marbella

We love a good pool party in Marbella and throughout the summer season you will be sure to find a few options to choose from.  Top Dj's will be on the decks, girls will be dressed in the latest swimwear and the drinks will most certainly be flowing!
Mini Break
Family Fun in Marbella

Family Fun in Marbella

How to keep the little ones entertained in Marbella whilst on holiday here is never a challenge as Marbella is incredibly family friendly and will always have something to offer for all the family.
Family Fun
Marbella Hen Do Itinerary

Marbella Hen Do Itinerary

Dust off your feather boa's ladies, we've got all you need to know to make your hen do unforgettable!
Inspiration Mini Break
Marbella Stag Do Itinerary

Marbella Stag Do Itinerary

Some wicked ideas to make your stag do unforgettable! Us local experts here at My Destination Marbella can take away the stresses and strains of organising one of the most important celebrations in a man's life with our below example itinerary
Adventure Mini Break
A Merry Marbella Christmas

A Merry Marbella Christmas

Marbella may not have snow and frost during the Christmas period but it is still a very festive place to be, with lots of activities for both kids and adults that will get you in to a merry mood. Whether you choose to spend an evening walking through the town centre taking in the Christmas lights or to take your children to Santa's grotto, Christmas can be as magical in Marbella as anywhere else in the world.
Family Fun Seasonal Celebrations
The 10 Tales of Getting Married

The 10 Tales of Getting Married

Tying the knot in Marbella is many people's dream.  Marbella is an ideal destination for a wedding whether you are a local or wishing to travel for your big day.  Marbella has all the essential ingredients and also the professionals required to ensure you have the most memorable day of your life.
Inspiration
Fall in love in Marbella

Fall in love in Marbella

Spend Valentine's Day with the one you love here on the Costa del Sol and enjoy romance in the sun as well as gourmet dining, luxury accommodation and some incredible spas to feel pampered all day long!
Food and Drink Seasonal Celebrations
Concierge services in Marbella

Concierge services in Marbella

Adding a touch of luxury into your travel plans or preparing a custom itinerary for your stay in Marbella to save you time and energy; our Concierge team are here and happy to help.
Adventure Family Fun Inspiration
Nikki Beach

Nikki Beach

You may have heard or read about Nikki Beach, but as locals of one of Nikki’s prime locations, Marbella, we can give you a taste of how it really is.  Bringing together the world of dining, fashion, entertainment, music and art to form the ultimate beach club, Nikki Beach has now been quoted by the London Observer as the ‘Sexiest place on Earth’.
Food and Drink
Yacht Charter in Puerto Banus

Yacht Charter in Puerto Banus

One of our favourite suggestions for fun things to do in Marbella includes Yacht Charter in Puerto Banus.
Adventure Family Fun Sports
Closing parties in Marbella

Closing parties in Marbella

Just when you thought the fun was over, as the summer season comes to an end, Marbella surprises us yet again...
Food and Drink Inspiration Seasonal Celebrations
Marbella Winter Season

Marbella Winter Season

In many ways, for us locals, the autumn and winter is our favourite time of the year; things start to calm down as the majority of the tourists have made their way home and there is a special feeling of tranquillity.
Food and Drink Mini Break