Best Hotels in Marbella

Famed for its glitz and glamour, Marbella is brimming with chic boutiques, swanky yachts and high-end hotels. Of course there’s also that shimmering ocean and golden coastline leading to the harbour of Puerto Banús. The resorts here cater for everyone, whether you want a convenient no-frills base like the Monarque El Rodeo, or the uber-indulgence of the wonderful Vincci Selección Estrella Del Mar. However you like it, you can’t go wrong in vibrant Marbella.

Vincci Seleccion Estrella Del Mar

Ultra-modern and unmistakably chic, this stunning property boasts a wonderful infinity pool with uninterrupted sea views, and one of the island’s best beaches on the doorstep. There are three outdoor pools, with another two at the beach club, and two more in the tranquil spa. The wine bar has live music on occasion, there’s a stylish bar by the pool, and two gorgeous restaurants. Further bars and eateries are close by, and it’s only five miles to Marbella.

Marbella Playa

Everything you need is right here. This traditionally-designed property has two good-sized pools including one for the nippers, along with three bars including a beach bar, and a pub. There are two restaurants, mini-golf, tennis and a gym, while the kids also have a club and playground. By day there’s a program of arts and sports. At night, you’ll find live music, bingo and cabaret. Other bars and shops are all nearby.

Monarque El Rodeo Hotel

Set in the heart of Marbella and a short walk from the beach, this unfussy, well maintained property is ideal for relaxing in the sun or exploring the best of the local area. There’s a pool area with loungers and a terrace, along with a lobby bar and buffet restaurant on tap. As it’s so central, there’s a world of options right on your doorstep. It’s the perfect base, full of simple pleasures.