Marbella Local News & Articles

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 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.

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Concerts on the Coast

Concerts on the Coast

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...
Arts and Culture
A fusion of arts in La Zagaleta

A fusion of arts in La Zagaleta

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...
Arts and Culture Editorial
Sun, sea and...Sierra Nevada?

Sun, sea and...Sierra Nevada?

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 ...
Adventure
Winter fun in Marbella

Winter fun in Marbella

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...
Adventure
Celebrate San Juan in Marbella

Celebrate San Juan in Marbella

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. The fiesta is sh...
Arts and Culture
Get Married in Marbella

Get Married in Marbella

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...
Seasonal Celebrations
Golf in Marbella

Golf in Marbella

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...
Sports
Marbella...THE Celebrity Hotspot

Marbella...THE Celebrity Hotspot

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...
Editorial
Painting the Town White

Painting the Town White

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 ...
Editorial
Top 10 Luxury Hotels in Marbella

Top 10 Luxury Hotels in Marbella

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 ...
Mini Break
Marbella, TOWIE style

Marbella, TOWIE style

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...
Food and Drink
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 with never ending entertainment before the Winter ...
Food and Drink Inspiration 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....
Food and Drink Seasonal Celebrations
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 some of our fav...
Food and Drink Seasonal Celebrations
Yacht Charter in Puerto Banus

Yacht Charter in Puerto Banus

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 looking for a romantic few hours on th...
Adventure Family Fun Sports
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 tog...
Food and Drink
Concierge services in Marbella

Concierge services in Marbella

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...
Adventure Family Fun Inspiration
The 10 Tales of Getting Married

The 10 Tales of Getting Married

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...
Inspiration
Marbella Stag Do Itinerary

Marbella Stag Do Itinerary

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...
Adventure Mini Break
Family Fun in Marbella

Family Fun in Marbella

“I’m Bored!” – How many times have we heard that from our kids? It can be hard to find exciting, interesting and fun things to do with children while you are on h...
Family Fun
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 w...
Mini Break
Time for Change in Marbella

Time for Change in Marbella

Our recommendation for clinics in Marbella that will leave you feeling younger, happier and more self-assured about your body!...
Retreats and Relaxation
Things to do in Puerto Banus

Things to do in Puerto Banus

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...
Adventure Mini Break
Excursions & Day Trips from Marbella

Excursions & Day Trips from Marbella

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...
Adventure Arts and Culture Family Fun Mini Break
Costa del Golf

Costa del Golf

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, ...
Mini Break Sports
Love Banus

Love Banus

Here are our 10 reasons to LOVE Banus!!...
Adventure Food and Drink Mini Break
Top Ten Things to do in Marbella

Top Ten Things to do in Marbella

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...
Adventure Family Fun Food and Drink
Bank holidays in Marbella

Bank holidays in Marbella

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....
Food and Drink Mini Break
Flamenco in Marbella

Flamenco in Marbella

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...
Arts and Culture
Where is Marbella

Where is Marbella

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...
Editorial
A Merry Marbella Christmas

A Merry Marbella Christmas

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 magi...
Family Fun Seasonal Celebrations
Marbella Winter Season

Marbella Winter Season

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 ...
Food and Drink Mini Break
Marbella Hen Do Itinerary

Marbella Hen Do Itinerary

Let's face it ladies, organising a large group of people is a hard thing to do, especially when it’s for a hen party. Having to make sure everyone’s needs are met, wh...
Inspiration Mini Break
Stags and Hens in Marbella

Stags and Hens in Marbella

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...
Food and Drink Mini Break
Bring on the Party Season

Bring on the Party Season

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...
Mini Break
Mahiki Beach comes to Marbella

Mahiki Beach comes to Marbella

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.  ...
Food and Drink
Valentine's Day in Marbella

Valentine's Day in Marbella

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...
Food and Drink Seasonal Celebrations
Easter in Marbella

Easter in Marbella

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 ( literal...
Arts and Culture Seasonal Celebrations
Experience Marbella in a Weekend!

Experience Marbella in a Weekend!

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, ...
Adventure Family Fun Food and Drink Mini Break
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. ...
Food and Drink