Your essential guide to Orange Square in Marbella
How to get there, what to see, where to dine on typical Andalusian foodYou can’t get more central than Orange Square:
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.
How to get there:
- Car Park: Plaza Victoria is a 24-hour carpark within a 3-minute walk to the centre of Orange Square. It is €3.80 an hour with a daily maximum of €24.95.
- Taxi: There are two taxi ranks within close proximity to Orange Square. One is situated on the corner of Avenida Miguel Cando and Calle Ricardo Soriano. The second is located on the corner of Avenida Puerta del Mar and Avenida Ramon y Cajal.
- Bus: There are 3 bus stops close to Orange Square, providing easy and low-cost travel. The bus stop for Orange Square is ‘Marbella centro’. You can find more information regarding the bus timetables at: http://portillo.azurewebsites.net/en/destinations/marbella - Remember the bus only accepts change, no notes above €20!
Orange Square is perfect for Spanish food lovers:
Founded by Ramón Navas in 1941 as the first of its kind in Marbella, offering a full wheel of delicious churros only for €10! Churrería Ramon is an essential for your morning breakfast or after-dinner treat, and you will be joining the long list of previous customers such as the designer Yves Saint Laurent and King Fahd of Saudi Arabia.
If you want to opt for a healthier option, Churrería Ramon was not only first in Marbella for churros but also in the healthy habit of juices, with many options and all freshly made.
Make sure you try for yourself!
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Orange Square is host to numerous restaurants situated under the famous orange trees such as the 'Orange Tree Restaurant' where the chef provides a new dynamic menu every 6 weeks. It is hard to miss 'Restaurante Mena' which is easily identifiable by the traditional Andalusian flamenco dresses being displayed on their balcony.
Calle San Lázaro is a narrow cobbled street located just off of Orange Square and well known for its traditional tapas bars, such as 'El Estrecho' and 'Taberna la niña del Pisto', both serving a variety of typical Andalusian food.
Shop until you drop!
Orange Square is home to an array of boutique shops situated along the cobbled streets.
- If you are looking to bring home a personalised gift for yourself or a loved one, check out Ricami Veronica on Calle Padre Francisco Echamendi. It is here where you can buy different products such as towels, baby blankets and aprons, and within a few minutes, these products can be personalised with a name using the coloured thread of your choice.
- The oranges from the Sevilla Orange trees you see in the Square are for everybody to pick and use but they are sour and bitter so we don’t recommend you eating them directly! They are often used for cooking purposes to make marmalade, cake and chocolate.
- When you visit Orange Square make sure you look out for all the bins that have been handpainted by an artist from Marbella in order to add something a little different and unique to Orange Square.