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Marbella has so much to offer but like many things in life when we live here we can take it for granted a little!
This section of the My Guide Marbella website is where we share the articles and news 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 as a foreign resident and also holidaying in Marbella including where to find the very best Restaurants, Nightlife tips to keep you dancing all night, Things to Do whether you are a family or a group of friends, top advice for destination Weddings, Wellness & Retreats to keep you super healthy, Real Estate and much more.
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Astrologists will tell you that the zodiac rules more than just our personality and our love life, it also rules our approach to food and dining too! So with this in mind, we have put together the perfect match for each and every sign.
The TIE - Tarjeta de Identidad de Extranjero in Spain is the residency card that any permanent resident will need.
Whether you choose to spend an evening walking through the town centre taking in the Christmas lights or to take your children to a Santa's grotto, Christmas can be as magical in Marbella as anywhere else in the world.
Savour mouthwatering menus at one of our many world-class restaurants, dance the night away in our balmy Mediterranean temperatures with Internationally renowned DJs or bring in the New Year in the town square with the locals, however, you choose to celebrate memories will be made in Marbella.
My Guide Marbella Vlog is brought to you regularly throughout the year by the Local Expert team in Marbella. We look to highlight new venues, activities, things to do, events and inspiration from Marbella.
Let's face it lads, organising a large group of people is a hard thing to do. Especially when it’s for a stag party. Having to make sure everyone’s needs are met, whi
Marbella has some of the best dining and party venues in Europe, if not the world, so late nights and hangovers often go hand in hand! Read our Survival guide for a pain-free Marbella holiday!
Luxury Holiday Rental is a growing phenomenon in Marbella with high-profile tourists looking for increasingly exclusive services and expertise as well as the very best properties on the market; My Local Concierge has been leading the way for 10 years.
Let's face it ladies, organising a large group of people is a hard thing to do, especially when it’s for a Marbella hen do party. Having to make sure everyone’s needs are met,..
When visiting Marbella car rental is the best way to explore the region. There are plenty of car hire companies with fantastic rates and a range of vehicles to choose from by the day or the week.
This unique mountain range allows snow fanatics to enjoy the resort from December until April each year, where due to its high peaks and with the occasional help of snow
In Spain, children must attend a state school within a certain distance of their home, so if you have a preference for a particular school, it's important to buy or rent a home within that school's catchment area.
Breathe has now also enabled its diners to join the Green Earth Appeal community through its Breathe Gift Trees program, giving anyone, not just its diners the opportunity to gift a tree.
Valentine's Day is coming up and it's not just for couples to enjoy, as a singleton, there are many ways to make the most of this special day with or without a man involved!
However happy or not you are with your single status in life Valentine's Day as a single guy in Marbella can absolutely be cause for celebration.
Marbella with its endless sunshine has some of the best places to walk mans best friend!! Forget soggy & cold pups in the pooring rain! Marbella pups have sandy po
There are many ways to invest money, one being art - an asset with a unique character.
An easy step by step guide about how to register with a doctor on the public healthcare system in Marbella.
My Guide Marbella talk of hopeful times ahead in 2021 when tourism can begin once again.
The Spanish residency documentation is no longer a green piece of paper that we all used to call our "residencia" it is now a photo ID card called a TIE, ‘Tarjeta de identidad de extranjero‘.
Christmas Eve 2020 marked the moment the UK finally reached a Brexit agreement with the EU, full details of which have now been published.
The Brexit transition period ended on 31st December 2020. This means there are now new Spanish residency requirements for British citizens / UK nationals effective from January 1st 2021. British citizens / UK nationals now have to follow the same process as other non-EU national citizens of third countries to get Spanish residency.
If you are purchasing a property or coming to live in Marbella, you will need to open a Spanish bank account.
If you live in Marbella, you should register at the Town Hall. Every town in Spain has what is known as a "padrón" or municipal register of inhabitants. It’s a bit like the UK voter roll, but in Spain, it’s a census record rather than a list of voters. It records how many people are registered as living in each town area.
Spain’s universal healthcare system is ranked highly both internationally and in the EU and Marbella is home to both public and private options.
The process of buying and registering a car in your name in Spain is quite different to what you may be used to in the UK and many other EU countries. If you are going to be buying a car in Marbella, this guide provides a useful overview.
From 2nd May 2020 there are gradual changes to the quarantine restrictions that we have been living under in Marbella.
Head chef of La Sala brings you some top tips and recipes from his signature dishes as well as a competition to enter to win a meal for 2!
Vovem Paseo Maritimo hosted their 3 day Gastronomic event for the 2nd year running with experts from the Spanish gastronomy scene, acclaimed culinary journalists and also local foodies attending.
A round-up of some useful ideas for kids of different ages during the Corona Virus lockdown in Marbella, or to be honest ideas for any time that you want to just stay at home!
Easter 2020 for many of us in the world is one that will be spent at home. Parades and ceremonies are cancelled across the globe due to Covid-19 quarantine measures however, that doesn't mean you can't have some fun over Easter weekend with your family.
Humans are simply not wired to tolerate uncertainty. No wonder, then, that as the coronavirus situation changes by the day, we’re experiencing unprecedented levels of anxiety, say, psychologists. Here are some top tips from My Guide Marbella to help.
My Guide Marbella brings to you the sounds of Marbella's favourite beach clubs so that if you can't visit them you can most certainly get the tunes on, sit back and dream! Music is a powerful way to transport the mind and soul to our sunny shores all year round!
If you have had to cancel an up and coming trip to Marbella, or you are a resident but currently somewhat stuck in your house dreaming of those warm summer nights and all the amazing venues and the atmosphere that is unique to our beautiful city, then fear not!
We may not be travelling but that doesn't mean that we can't use this time to discover new interests and grow our abilities at some of our favourite hobbies. Rather than binge-watching box sets during the Covid-19 lockdown period, why not take this time to be constructive! Here are some suggestions for things to do from home which also, importantly, still support the local Marbella businesses.
The whole world is reacting differently to the Covid-19, Coronavirus outbreak, we want to inform you of the actions taken by the government in Spain and here locally in Marbella to protect tourists and citizens alike. We will be updating this information as the crisis goes on.
Local Expert at My Guide Marbella, Janey Roberts, gives you her top tips about what you need to pack to be the perfect Marbella fashionista!
Who doesn't like to start the evening out with a nice glass of fizz? Here in Marbella it is one of our favourite tipples and there are plenty of venues that will serve the perfect glass at anytime of day!
It will begin to look a lot like Christmas in Marbella
La Sala Puerto Banus have confirmed that No 1 festive celebrity icon Santa Claus, will be visiting the Marbella venue THREE times leading up to Christmas.
Thrilling Halloween at Hotel Puente Romano
After a wonderful visit to Marbella you may want to buy a souvenir for yourself or a little present for a loved one. Old town Marbella is thriving with an array on traditional tourist shops as well as other more specialised stores. Read this blog to find out the best places to go!
Situated in Old town Marbella and only an 8-minute walk from the beach, Orange Square is a must-see in order to experience some of Marbella’s oldest buildings and dine underneath the beautiful Sevilla orange trees. Check out the array of boutique shops along the cobbled streets and don't forget to relax in the square and have a wheel of churros from the oldest Churrería in Marbella, 'Churrería Ramón.'
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The world famous "Mulit-sensory" Chef and holder of 2 Michelin stars Paco Roncero designs an exclusive Tapas menu for guests to enjoy at Nikki Beach Marbella this summer.
Ocean Club White and Silver party starts the 2019 Marbella Summer Season in glamorous style with their famous Opening Party. My Guide Marbella was there, as we have been every day since the 1st opening party to capture the moments!
Marbella is renowned for its glamorous beach clubs, mega mansions and luxurious lifestyle, where champagne is splashed at you as opposed to being consumed, but there is a lot more to be found here in Marbella if your budget is being watched carefully
Our golden nugget of information and top tip to avoiding that dreaded hangover whilst in Marbella!
With more and more people choosing a meat-free existence, My Guide Marbella delves into the culinary minefield that is Vegetarian Tapas.
Metro Grupo is proud to announce the acquisition of Max Beach located at Playa Riviera in the popular coastal holiday resort of Mijas Costa on the Costa del Sol, Spain.
BMW Automotor Puerto Banús presents its new X5 model to Luks Marbella Investors Club ladies
The event was presented this morning with the assistance of the Councillor of Sports, Javier Mérida, the Head of Emergency Services for the Marbella Red Cross, Alejandro Fernandez, and the manager of Centro Plaza shopping centre, Carlos García
Three Kings is the main Christmas period celebration of the year in Spain and the celebrations in Marbella are magnificent and most certainly a spectacle to enjoy if you are visiting at this time of year.
The quality, the distinction in flavour and the treatment of the product has its rewards. This is what three companies in Malaga have achieved, therefore getting recognised among the most demanding palates. In total, eight kinds of cheese have been awarded for the prestigious cheese sector, World Cheese Awards.
Muñoz affirmed that "it is a real privilege to have a club that transmits the values of the city and in which we recognize ourselves" and has affirmed that "the Town hall is going to make an important effort to improve its facilities"
Scott Roberts, Personal trainer and Nutritionist to Marbella's social elite talks to us about his favourite venues for Healthy Eating and explains why nutrition goes hand in hand with any weight loss programme.
To celebrate Michael Jackson's life and in honor of 10 years after his death, as well as the 50th anniversary of The Jacksons, there will be an AMAZING concert at Puente Romano.
Halloween is coming up and so is the Tapas Route, so why not combine the two, Trick or Tapa! Take part in this fun and unique tapas run where you will enjoy some delicious and crazy ideas for tapas.
La Sala will be preparing a fantastic Christmas themed Ski Lodge so there's no need to escape to Sierra Nevada this winter season, as the outdoor terrace at La Sala will be receiving a festive makeover with dazzling snow and Christmas lights making this space a truly unique and cozy place to celebrate with close friends and family.
We aren’t sure if its a total coincidence that National Gin & Tonic Day coincides with San Pedro Feria, but we are very grateful as it compliments yet ANOTHER day the kids are off school perfectly!
Eleni Manousou is a pioneer. She is the first female Executive Chef to join the Nobu Group, and one of only two Executive Chefs in Andalucia. A massive accomplishment in a male-dominated industry and in a location, Marbella, which is home to some of the finest gastronomic restaurants in Spain and even Europe.
The Spanish renowned designer Ulises Mérida has presented his Babel collection in the very first edition of the Marbella Fashion Week, a catwalk of International presence.
In October the weather is perfect in the South of Spain, not too hot or cold, the perfect time for this amazing 4 day walk where you will discover the unknown sides of Marbella, together with walkers from all over the world.
The Ocean Club Marbella Black and Gold Closing party of 2018 was one of their most spectacular yet. The theme was Oriental inspired with dancing dragons, a live 7 piece Orchestra, Live Performances by Cookies and Cream and a firework display.
Legendary car designer and builder Horacio Pagani and Joe Ramirez, McLaren Formula One Team coordinator tuck into Daytona's amazing pizzas before roaring off to the Concours d' Elegance at Villa Padierna.
The Marina continues with its varied program of summer leisure.
The Da Bruno Group launched their new Restaurant in style with two unbeatable evenings, creating the perfect opening acts for its new gastronomic brand.
Marbella, sometimes known as the jewel of the Med, just a short hop from most European cities, has some of the best ports in the world
Marbella's Town Hall has a new campaign in place in order to enjoy their beaches in a safe way, with measures that include the distribution of informative brochures, the placement of children's identification bracelets and advice to act on possible jellyfish stings.
Yes, you read that right, you can now download an app to let you know the whereabouts of these wobbly blighters, making your daily swim a non-stinging event.
Marvin Humes delivers a stellar performance at packed out Mahiki Beach in Marbella
Marbella is a fantastic place to come and visit, with it's amazing beaches and lovely surroundings. The nearest airport is located in Malaga, only a 30-minute drive approximately from Marbella.
Wondering why the shops are closed? Well here is our guide for those days when you should forget the shopping and take it easy. Spain has some public holidays that apply to the entire country, other public holidays which apply only regionally and even local holidays which apply only to some municipalities.
Spurs midfielder, who missed out on the World Cup, underwent a crucial operation on his ankle earlier this month, joined in the festivities at La Sala by the Sea's White and Gold launch party
Marvin Humes jetted to Marbella to kick-start the summer season at Mahiki Beach by Sala
La Sala by the Sea launch their summer season with fine food, music and excellent dancers.
Culinary hotspot Puente Romano, Marbella, has unveiled a brand new authentic tapas area in its al fresco dining restaurant, Sea Grill, called Petit Sea Grill. Sea Grill is already famed for its varied culinary styles and fresh produce, but now Thomas Stork (Executive Chef at Puente Romano), and his team have introduced healthy, local Andalusian tapas dishes in a new stylish spot within the restaurant.
Petra Lindros speaks of the benefits of a Blissful body as opposed to the perfect Bikini Body with top tips about how to achieve that for long-term health.
Famed for its luxurious architecture, Marbella has some of the most outstanding hotels in the Costa del Sol, making it a hit with the most rich and glamorous from across the globe.
A mini guide for your pool hunting, finding the best pool party for you.
Diving Marbella is yet another way you can enjoy a unique experience on the Costa del Sol. Marbella
Alex's Skate School is a great way to get the kids learning how to skate in a safe environment.
Hiking is great to get away from the routine and breathe in some fresh air. Marbella is home to many places where you can practice this sport.
Some of the best places to watch the World Cup in Marbella for the Qatar 2022 games.
TUUR Adventure Experts offers you a unique experience, exploring the Rio Verde Canyon. They are one of the few professional companies who offer all sections of Rio Verde Canyon!
Recently My Guide Marbella attended the opening night of Occo, a new Lebanese restaurant located in Nueva Andalucía.
If you´re looking for something fun, exciting, and free to do in the centre of Marbella, for an hour or so, be sure to check out this quiz for all ages, from toddlers to teenagers, and even adults!
If you´re looking for something fun, exciting, and free to do in Puerto Banús, Marbella, for an hour or so, be sure to check out this quiz for all ages, from toddlers to teenagers, and even adults!
What is the municipal register? In Spanish, Empadronamiento.
Did you get stung by a jellyfish on your holidays or maybe you stubbed your toe and you need to see a doctor?
Isaac has gone forward with his ever growing musical career, after 10 years of hard work and learning to use different instruments, he started a professional successful career. Isaac has worked with great artists on radio, television, music, musicals and theatre. Now Teatro Marbella are counting on him to make this year an unforgettable one.
My Guide Marbella were excited to attend the official launch to the press of Nobu Hotel which was attended by founders of Nobu Hotels; Chef Nobu Matsuhisa, Executive Chef & Owner, Robert De Niro, Co-Founder, Meir Teper, Principal, Struan McKenzie, COO, Trevor Horwell, CEO and the owner of the Puente Romano Hotel Daniel Shamoon.
There are so many different varieties of coffee and when you have to translate the name as well as understand what it also means in English it can be tricky! We feature here examples of all the coffee options you can find in Marbella!
When it comes to craft beer, most newbies are at a loss as to which beer they should try. Having been exposed for most of their natural lives to a selection of incredibly similar fizzy, yellow lagers, the world of craft can seem intimidating. But it doesn't have to be!
Here are some ideas for the top 10 things to do in Marbella this summer
If you want to enjoy a dining experience on the beach without visiting a restaurant then a BBQ at the beach is a great way to do so.
The Ocean Club Marbella White and Silver Opening Party of 2018 marked the start of the summer season in glittering and oh so 'Marbella' style! As always the My Guide Marbella team were there to bring you the story and the best gallery of photos from the event.
Virginia Macari launched her stunning new beachwear and swimwear collection at the Puente Romano Hotel to the applause of many.
Marbella has become one of the most talked about, Luxury Party Destination in the world. Located on the Costa del Sol, Marbella is home to some of the best bars and restaurants in Spain and here we feature those that can be found with a rooftop view!
Marbella is one of the best-known resorts on the Costa del Sol for many obvious reasons but also renowned for its quality food with no less than 6 Michelin star restauran
Every year is the same, the days get longer, the sun gets warmer and suddenly summer is here! The schools in Marbella close for almost 3 months from the end of June to the beginning of September so it is a long period of time to be without structured activity and entertainment for little minds! The summer camps in Marbella are not just for local children though, they are also activities that you can enrol your children on whilst on holiday for a day, the week or a little longer if you are here for the summer.
Marbella is packed full of surprises this summer and this article will give you an insight in to the dates we think should be in everybodys diary.
Club Med returns to Spain with a new Resort in Marbella for summer 2019
Irish/Italian designer Virginia Macari is set to celebrate the launch of her fifth couture swimwear collection with a star-studded fashion show at the exclusive Luxe seafront resort, Puente Romano Beach Resort & Spa in Marbella on April the 25th.
Marbella cracks down on public nudity, semi-nudity and lewd, rowdy behaviour with strict prohibitions and fines being implemented this summer which is met with applause from local businesses and residents that want our Luxury resort status to remain.
My Guide Marbella's resident drinks expert Fraser Dodge from El Griffo gives us the lowdown on Spanish Gin.
Anybody who has visited Marbella will be familiar with the sight of Sardines gently grilling on bamboo sticks at their favourite chiringuito
OAK Garden & Grill are firing up ready for the new season!
Mahiki Beach is opening its doors in time for Spring!
Local Singer, Zoe Louise launches Gigs 4 Wigs Event to help cancer patients feel beautiful!
Aloha College of Marbella, the international educational centre of Marbella that has a history of teaching excellence over 35 years of experience and a multinational community represented by more than 57 nationalities, invited the CADI Association to the School on Wednesday, March 14th.
Petra explains why good health is key to wealth and how the physical state of the body also is intimately connected with the state of the mind and heart.
The 2018 Spring Collection for Escada was showcased with a catwalk show at the Sea Grill Restaurant in the Puente Romano Marbella Hotel. Marbella's most glamorous ladies attended the lunchtime event and enjoyed a superb luxury brunch and fine wines whilst also admiring the latest outfits from Escada.
Cryptocurrencies, such as Bitcoin, Ethereum and Litecoin, have captured investors’ imagination like nothing else in recent months
Benalús, is a unique new housing construction on Marbella's Golden Mile
La Catarina, keeping it local in your local.
Marbella Mayoress Delivers Good News For Marbella Port
Marbella ATP Challenger Casino Admiral Trophy Something For the Whole Family
The Half Term Holidays for Schools across Europe and further afield too are generally in February/March and October which although they are low seasons here in Marbella, still offer great weather, calmer roads than in the summer months and plenty of activities to choose from so it makes for a great time to travel to this part of the world as a family.
Make Valentines 2018 the best ever with NEUHAUS Jewelry
The American College in Spain moves to its new Campus in Marbella
With Valentines Day racing around the corner, many peoples thoughts take the intoxicating thoughts of romance and love.
Nobu Hotel Marbella-The New Jewel on The Mile?
Mention Spanish beer to most and the usual suspects which litter tap handles across this fine land spring to mind. Pale yellow fizzy stuff which is served at arctic temperatures and quaffed without so much as a passing thought to taste.
Are you coming to Marbella, but bored with the corperate banality of big chain Hotels?
Petra Lindros brings us her first blog of 2018 with inspiring words about unfolding a whole new you; reading this article either here in Marbella or from afar we think everyone will benefit from her wisdom.
In my first blog for My Guide Marbella the timing was perfect to give you all an insight into the need-to-know Hair and Beauty trends that are up and coming for 2018! As anyone that knows me will vouch for, being at the edge of fashion and style is a real passion of mine and this absolutely applies to my Hair and Beauty regime just as much as it does the gorgeous outfit I'm wearing!!
Setting themselves a target of 2,500€ for paralysed biker and renowned Costa del Sol photographer David Toms, the organisers of the Mad Hatters Tea Party were ecstatic to discover their final tally was over 5,000€
Cooking the perfect turkey on Christmas Day is perhaps the most talked about recipe in the family home. Is it Mum's recipe, Grandma's or does Dad, in fact, make the best gravy? Whether you are reading this from here in Marbella or somewhere around the globe, if you want to save the day this Christmas then read my top ten tips and recipes below and claim all the glory when you serve that perfect Christmas Turkey!
In my first Luxury Living and Gastronomy blog for My Guide Marbella and as the temperatures start to drop slightly it seemed appropriate to give you all an insight into one of my favourite Marbella Winter experiences, a weekend of ski-ing and food heaven in Sierra Nevada at El Lodge Ski & Spa which I enjoyed just last week when the doors were opened again for the Season.
In my first Blog for My Guide Marbella I have chosen to write about how Yoga can be found both on and off the mat; an introduction to what yoga is really about and a demonstration that there are many ways to embrace the philosophy and practices of yoga which doesn't necessarily include a class or a mat!
Ho Ho Ho! We may be in sunny Marbella but I've just looked at the calendar and realized the date…Christmas is only weeks away! I love Christmas. I love the way that families get together, the log fires, huge nerdy jumpers and the smell of roast Turkey, Christmas punch or mulled wine and especially Christmas pudding.
Our My Guide Marbella Columnists are a unique collection of individuals all with a passion for Marbella but with their own views and experiences within their sectors. Some are business owners, others are regular visitors but they will each be sharing a blog post with you on a regular basis so tune in every month for tips and articles about Gastronomy, Fashion, Wellness, Health and Beauty, Interior Design, Law and Property and much more.
Christmas programmes in Marbella and San Pedro de Alcántara 2017:
G&G Italia showcased some of their latest outdoor furniture to a select group of interior designers from as far afield as Mexico and Costa Rica at the Hotel Puente Romano this week
The Winners of the Marbella Awards 2017 were revealed during a star-studded awards gala on Saturday, November 18th at the Puente Romano.
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 with Seafood often being prominently featured. Most places will offer a set menu, however, there are a few that are just going for the a la carte approach.
To celebrate Redline´s birthday, honoring 13 years on the Costa del Sol, on Friday 10th November, the agency with a big heart threw a “We Love Pizza and Puppies Party”, donating a cheque of €1313.13 to the Marbella based animal shelter Triple-A.
El Corte Ingles have launched Wow Organic Hair & Beauty Salon in their El Capricho shopping centre on the Golden Mile in Marbella. A new concept of salon with your health and well-being in mind.
Ronan Keating, back in Marbella for the Global Gift Foundation, wowed an exclusive crowd of fans with an unplugged set at La Sala in Puerto Banus.
Hotel Puente Romano are delighted to announce that the Spanish Tennis Federation, RFET, has announced that Puente Romano Tennis & Fitness in Marbella will host Spain's Davis Cup by BNP Paribas World Group first round tie with Great Britain on 2-4 February 2018.
A little over a year ago the life of a dear friend, professional photographer and bike enthusiast David Toms changed dramatically. David is a professional that many of the team at My Guide Marbella and have known and worked with for over 10 years; a passionate, adventurous and brave man with an enormous talent in photography that suffered an unforeseen accident when his beloved bike hit a patch of sand on the Istán Road just a couple of minutes from the centre of Puerto Banús which left him paralysed in all four limbs.
Christmas Shopping at El Corte Ingles begins this week in Marbella with discounts and offers that will help save a few euros too! You will find every gift idea you could imagine within the department store and then their superbly stocked Supermarket has all the festive treats and sweets, as well as many of the expats favourite International products to ensure a little indulgence, as well as a taste from home, is possible when celebrating Christmas in Marbella.
Breathe in Marbella will launch in 2018 with not just Fresh-Thinking Gastronomy but also a concept that is sustainable too. Taking advantage of new and groundbreaking technology taking big steps to reduce the carbon footprint and implement sustainable practices.
Halloween is celebrated in truly terrifying style in Marbella as it is in many other parts of the world! With fun for all the family at restaurants, play centres, schools, sports clubs and within the towns and villages themselves make sure you have your outfit at the ready and get ready to be seriously scared!
The Heights is a new luxury development of 11 unique private villas in a secured gated golf and country club estate that was officially released on Friday 6th October. It was also confirmed at the launch event that Harry Winks, the Tottenham and England player, is one of the investors of the newly released luxury villas.
A thousand neon clad walkers attended this years IV Neon Night Solidarity walk for CADI, a charity set up to help children with special needs
Panache Restaurant and Lounge in Elviria, Marbella launched their monthly Ladies that Lunch event with live music, delicious cuisine, fast flowing drinks and lots of laughter!
SteamFunk couldn't have been a better theme for the Ocean Club Marbella Closing party this year; 10 years strong Ocean Club Marbella is a legend of a Beach Club that also brings cutting-edge modern style to town year after year.
It was a packed centre court that saw John "you can't be serious" McEnroe vanquished by Spaniard and all round good guy, Carlos Moya at this weekends Senior masters Cup Final
There's one thing about the Irish, and that is they sure know how to enjoy themselves, and this was acutely evident at the Irish Music Festival this weekend with copious amounts of the Liffey Water (Guinness) and many a song sung
Marbella's Triple A dog shelter raises a desperately needed 7,000€ at Papillon restaurant.
The Kasser Rassu Art season begins again, this time with the Great Dane, Gabriella Kauffmann
It was almost Earth, Wind, Fire and Rain in Sotogrande for the final day of the Sunset Valley Festival in Sotogrande, but thankfully the skies cleared as the big party began
The perfect end to a perfect summer, MTV Gibraltar Calling, combining music, sun and sea, all on an exiting weekend with some of the biggest names in the music biz
Crazy Music Productions has hosted some spectacular concerts this summer season here in Marbella and Michael Bolton's concert was no exception! It smashed the ball straight out of the park! Again, in the famous Puente Romano Tennis Club, the concert was a great way to start the final month of summer.
Denise van Outen takes boyfriend Eddie Boxhall on a double date with friends to La Sala in Marbella
Walter Francia is a renowned artist engaged in painting and conceptual photography.
The Idris Foundation held an informal evening at Kasser Rassu Gallery with Founder Imad Yassin explaining its goals for the future.
ART/Marbella has come to the Palacio de Congresos in Marbella and it's the first major modern and contemporary art fair of its kind on the Costa del Sol! So of course, we were there opening day to check it out!
George Benson, almost certainly the finest Jazz Guitarist in the world today, left the audience at the Puente Romano Tennis Club in Marbella in no doubt as to why he is a...
Marbella. Synonymous with a sparkling celebrity lifestyle, sunshine, shopping, and a superb setting. It’s just so accessible. Not just for road and airport links, but also for attending events in nearby areas. Luckily, accurate and up to date local guides carry all of the required info on what’s on, and when to go.
Billy Ocean took the centre court at Puente Romano Tennis Club by storm this week, with classics like, 'Red Light Spells Danger', 'Suddenly' and 'Get Outta My Dreams, Get Into My Car'.
The opening last week for the brand new restaurant Panache in Elviria was a monumental success! Guests either showed up by the tables or came in to head straight to the b...
It's official - Tesla has finally made it to our wonderful slice of paradise, the Costa del Sol. Like popping to your local department store to pick up a last minute birthday present, you can now do the same for a Tesla in El Corte Inglés in Puerto Banús - no biggie. This news comes after El Corte Inglés revealed that it is now working with Tesla as part of their Tesla on Tour campaign to introduce the cars into the European market to make them more directly available.
El Chiringuito is part of the already ultra chic brand that has the hard core, razor thin and uber stylish Ibiza set hooked and has become one of the island’s top beach...
The Puente Romano Beach Resort & Spa is pleased to announce an arrival of the well-established Ibiza brand, El Chiringuito, to Marbella. The location is the former De...
Ocean Club Marbella is well documented as one of the most luxurious Beach Clubs in the world to party in the Mediterranean sunshine whilst sipping on fine wines and expen...
Mahiki Beach launched officially on 17th June 2017 on a balmy Marbella evening. Celebrity guests including footballers Stephen Carr, Harry Winks and Michael Brown as well...
FOREIGNER, the band behind these classic and iconic songs “I Want To Know What Love Is.” “Cold As Ice.” “Hot Blooded.” “Juke Box Hero.” , turn 40 this year and have been rocking across Europe in celebration of this milestone and finished with a final European gig at the famous Puente Romano Hotel in Marbella.
La Sala by the Sea in Marbella celebrated its' 10th year of the annual White and Gold Party! It was a night filled with live entertainment by some of the La Sala si...
Teatro Marbella launched on the 9th June 2017 and is the latest nightlife experience to come to Puerto Banus. They offer an exciting entertainment concept that has never ...
Peter Andre surounds himself with bikini clad girls whilst filming Loose Women in Marbella at La Sala by the Sea....
The arrival of Baywatch beauty, Pamela Anderson at the launch of the latest Marbella beach club,....
On Friday 26th May, Sala Group along with numerous celebrities welcomed Mahiki to Marbella with the opening of Mahiki Coconut Cocktail Bar at OAK Garden & Grill..
Top 10 Things to do in Marbella - We have lived in Marbella collectively for over a 100 years so this articles give a taste of some of the best things to do while you are
Local Luxury Real Estate agent International Marbella, owned by Tine Hagemeister, hosted an evening with a "Fusion of Arts". A perfect evening to enjoy the artwork whilst...
Noche Restaurant and Bar located at the entrance to Puerto Banus launched on May 5th 2017 is dazzling style with live entertainment, delicious cocktails, canapés and an...
When you think of Marbella, you think of the beaches, the nightlife, the parties and the great cuisine that it has to offer but there’s something else Marbella is known
LOS TRES GRILL & BAR was founded by 3 friends, 3 food lovers who wanted to create more than just a restaurant. They fused the elements of style, personalised ser...
We've put together a list of exciting, relaxing, adrenaline-pumping and fun things to do so if you do come to Marbella in the winter months you can enjoy your stay just a
La Noche de San Juan marks the beginning of the summer solstice and is held each year on the evening of June 23 and runs into the early hours of June 24. San Juan celebrates the shortest night and the longest day of the year.
If you are thinking about getting married in Marbella, this is what awaits you; be it a beach, a finca, a restaurant, a villa or a hotel you choose as the venue, Mar
With over 100 golf courses in Marbella and its surrounding areas to choose from, this Spanish city has become one of the top golf holiday destinations in Europe. Wi
Marbella may have hit the headlines recently and got its ‘Marbs’ nickname from the cast of The Only Way Is Essex but in fact it has been enticing stars for many years
Andalucia has always been famous for it’s white washed buildings; small village houses perched on the mountain sides, enormous luxury villas on the beachfront or whole
Admit it, most of us want to live like the cast of The Only Way Is Essex (TOWIE), especially when they bring their designer heels, gravity-defying bikinis and vajazzled u
Just when you thought the fun was over, as the summer season comes to an end, Marbella surprises us yet again with never ending entertainment before the Winter
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..
One of our favourite suggestions for fun things to do in Marbella and Puerto Banús includes a day at sea. Whether you are a couple, family or group there is always an option available for charter with our Concierge partners.
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.
My Guide Marbella have partnered with the locally based and experienced team at My Local Concierge. We share a similar knowledge and passion for Marbella however their te
There are two main ceremonies you can choose from when getting married in Marbella. The easiest way is to have the legal ceremony in the UK or Gibraltar - the favoured a
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 w
Our recommendation for clinics in Marbella that will leave you feeling younger, happier and more self-assured about your body!..
Charter a Yacht - There is nothing quite like sailing on the Mediterranean whist basking in the summer sun, sipping on a glass of something chilled and feasting on a banq
In the unlikely event you run out of things to do in Marbella, there are plenty of day trips and excursions you can take. In this article we have put together a short gui
Often nicknamed the Costa del Golf, the coast in Southern Spain is no doubt one of the best places to play golf in Europe. You may think we’re biased in some way,
Marbella is one of the best places to spend a bank holiday. Three or four days in the sun, that can be full of parties, or a time to chill out and spend time relaxing.
When you’re visiting Marbella, experiencing Flamenco is a definite must – exciting, amazing and sometimes awe-inspiring, a Flamenco show can be the cherry on top of a
Following the recent splurge of UK reality television series set in Marbella, think Life on Marbs, The Only Way is Marbs, Playa in Marbella, Come dine with me et al, we f...
Marbella is a true paradise with an amazing micro-climate offering us sunshine approximately 320 days out of the year making it a great place to be even in the
A guide to the perfect weekend for all budgets. The nightlife in Marbella is legendary, so it’s hardly surprising that it is hugely popular with stag and hen parti
As we near the start of the summer season the bars, beach clubs and nightclubs that had been closed during the winter open their doors again, in anticipation of the comin
On the 26th of May 2017, Sala Group will open the first Mahiki venue in Spain, situated in a stunning beachfront location on the Paseo de Maritimo Marbella. .....
Irish designer Virginia Macari celebrates the launch of her fourth couture swimwear collection with a star-studded fashion show at the exclusive Puente Romano Hotel in Ma...
Keep the little ones, and the older ones too, smiling on a budget!.
Are you spending Valentine’s Day with the one you love in Marbella this year? There is so much that you can do to make the day romantic and special from the simplest an
Easter in Marbella, eagerly anticipated by tourists and locals alike, is the signal that Summer is just around the corner. But of course Easter, or Semana Santa (Holy Week).
Most people come to Marbella for a specific type of holiday…a week with the family spent mostly on the beach or by the pool, a holiday with friends enjoying the crazy,
Villa Padierna Palace Hotel is one of the most striking hotels on the Costa del Sol. Located between Puerto Banus and Estepona, this 5* hotel offers settings inspired by
We’ve put together some suggestions on the top attractions in Marbella for the kids so you never need to hear those "I'm bored!" words again!
The Farm is a unique restaurant in Marbella Old town, Casco Antiguo, and prides itself in their organic, healthy and honest approach to dining and entertainment.....
Enjoy a stunning trekking adventure that gets your adrenaline pumping. Travel along a wooden walkway pinned to the walls of a magnificent gorge. Immerse yourself in dreamlike Spanish scenery as you walk along cliffs, canyons, and hanging bridges.
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