The resort is centrally located for the bustling nightlife and restaurants of Puerto Banus as well as the magnificent sun drenched beaches of the Costa del Sol. Experience all the charm and romance of this magical Mediterranean seaside resort. The good cocktails are not part of that offering, whereas in Playa Andaluza we recall Happy Hour as applying to all drinks. Lucky me, I got a condo on the 3rd floor on the eastern side of the property. Beach access is great, but not so much of a swimming beach, great for collecting shells though.
A couple of smaller niggles are that Happy Hour at Marbella really is a half-baked Happy Hour. It's too windy and cold outside to sunbath. On the positive side it forced us to relax and unwind. The beach at Playa Andaluza is much bigger and better. Steps from your door are miles of awe-inspiring golden beaches that are second only to the breathtaking sunsets. The Marbella Beach Resort is located directly on the beach, but you'll need a rental car to access any of the restaurants and boutiques in town. Little shop on site good but silly expensive.
Overall, very nice place with average service, however, would not recommend. Outdoor family activities include tennis, mini-golf, giant chess and even croquet. Visit for Marriott Vacation Club products available for purchase by residents of the European Union. It will take about 40-60 minutes depending on the traffic. The gym at Playa Andaluza is substantially better in terms of overall equipment brand choice and resulting exercise variety particularly in the strength and cross-fit areas. You may enjoy an afternoon of shuffleboard or a full range of options in the fun court. The Resort is located in the area called Elviria.
The toll was about 6 euros and the road was empty. Selling A Marriott Timeshare Worldwide Timeshare Hypermarket are always keen to hear from customers who are considering selling a week at Marbella Beach. Following are the areas where we perceived the biggest improvement areas. Alternatively you can also buy food at the stations and bring them over to the train or eat at the train restaurant. The master retreat is well appointed with a king-size bed. We offer a free registertaion service and may even have buyers waiting for weeks such as yours! Expansive, lavishly landscaped grounds lead to multiple pools, an updated fitness center, restaurants and lounges. The beach in Marbella has eroded a lot, and it looked like they were just in the process while we were there of putting down many cubic meters of fresh sand to re-establish a bit more of an actual, usable beach.
There are four main dining options on site, the popular Chill Bar is an outdoor sofa bar serving cocktails, wine and tapas whilst Charlie's Restrobar and the Beachside Bar and Grille offer casual dining. There is also a grocery store on-site. Perhaps extend the happy period and to all drinks. Explore the hidden gem of Old Town — Casco Antiguo — on foot, bike or horse carriage. Take a day trip to nearby exotic locales, golf magnificent courses or sip wine and sample tapas by the sea. On-site amenities include sparkling indoor and outdoor pools, fitness center, or enjoy fun and sun at the beautiful Elviria Beach.
It's size and layout also means that one needs to walk quite a bit further to store, gym, beach etc. Some of the service at the El Med was less than friendly and I wasn't at all impressed with their omelette - it was flavorless and a bit watery. Ideal for a golfing holiday; you're close to over 35 championship courses in Marbella, or simply for a get-away-from-it-all relaxing retreat, Marriotts Marbella Beach resort is close to a number of exciting and awe inspiring local attractions. We didn't spend too much time at the resort during our stay, but we did make use of the indoor heated pool, jacuzzi, and sauna. The staff are great and helpful.
Front desk gave us a hard time with our room reservation and made our check in much more stressful than we hoped for. Arriving North America, I ask for an arrival provision basket. The concierge made some arrangements for a 1 day visit in Tangier, Morocco. There are full size kitchens, but kitchen supplies are limited and there are no grills on site. Pack extra as I did if you plan on washing several loads. The entertainment this evening was a flamingo show with sangria in the formal dining room.
By choosing to enter the Where Will You Go Sweepstakes, you acknowledge that you are being redirected to a website operated by Don Jagoda Associates, Inc. The ensuite bathroom will delight you with oversized soaking tub and separate shower. We made breakfast each morning in the kitchen and enjoyed great views from our balcony. Featuring separate living and dining areas, and a fully equipped kitchen where you can prepare meals. Have a look at the pictures hung up across from the gym at the Marbella resort to get an aerial view of that beach erosion in the past ca. Taxi are inexpensive to local shops and short journeys to supermarket etc try new Uber? Please contact the resort for details. After Repsol Gas Station on your left take Elviria exit and from the roundabout cross over the bridge towards sea side.
Also we could drive around and explore more of the local areas which was fun 1 vote I am not sure when the outdoor pools close for the winter, we are going in February and I know from previous visits they are closed at that time of year. You can tour a cathedral and relish this stunning cultural center. All requests originating in Member States of the European Union will not be carried out by Marriott Vacation Club. On the positive side it forced us to relax and unwind. We also got a completely under-cooked large Pizza from the Marbella resort's Pizzeria and, aside from the poor cooking skill, the overall taste of the dough and the ingredients was simply very poor. All reviews chill bar el med market place marriott vacation club family pool on site shop marbella beach resort washer and dryer marriott owners full kitchen kids club rental car three bedroom quiet pool two bedroom apartment time share concierge staff fresh bread beach access adult pool off season the costa del sol This is what we did when we went to Marbella Last year, Upon arriving the Maria Zambrano station in Marbella, We took a taxi about 60-70 Euros. It's such a shame that the restaurant El Med and the chill bar are so poorly managed, the bar staff and waiters are about as switched on as a dud bulb and sooooooo slow, we watched a table wave and and ask before after 20 minutes after seated they received menus! For the more active there's a fantastic fitness center stocked with state-of-the-art equipment and sauna.