The 1912 palatial hotel was built on the former site of the palace of the Duke and Duchess of Medinaceli. A string of famous guests have stayed here from Salvador Dali to novelist Isabel Allende and movie director Richard Attenborough, but well-heeled business travelers tend to dominate. The entrance hall, decorated with murals of Italian […]
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You may or may not have tried bungee jumping, sky diving, white water rafting and any number of imaginative ways to get from the sky to the ground, but if you are willing to try something radical, completely different from other adventure sports, then you’ve got to try Sphereing®! You will experience the hill rolling ride of your life! SphereMania is a brand new adventure activity that has hit the UK and at last has reached Marbella.
A fantastic buggy ride to discover the beautiful countryside near Marbella along routes planned by expert guides. Fun for the whole family and the possibility to discover unspoiled spots. Buggies are safe vehicles, so previous driving experience isn’t required to turn the excursion in an unforgettable moment. Get a day off the beach and golf courses and spend it discovering the magnificent Marbella countryside while driving a buggy along special trails.
Aquavista is a catamaran equipped to enable passengers to see under water and thus discover the magic world that exists in the sea. A catamaran with three decks, one of which is covered in the winter months. It has a capacity for 126 people and all security measures required. The ride lasts an hour and a half, during which you will see dolphins, algae, schools of fish, etc. ..
The Torrequebrada Casino is located between Málaga and Marbella, in the municipal district of Benalmádena Costa. Given the extra-ordinary climate and surroundings of this privileged location, the Torrequebrada Casino is an ideal location to spend a few days at any time of the year enjoying a rest and having fun at the same time.
Fuengirola Zoo has been referred to in National Geographic as one of the most modern zoos in Spain and one of the best in Europe. It has transformed the old concept of “beast cages” showing wildlife just as it is. The Fuengirola Zoo faithfully recreates the tropical forest.
Located in Benalmádena, in the heart of the Costa del Sol, Selwo Marina has the only Dolphinarium and Penguin Colony in Andalusia. In this exclusive Park, you can enjoy incomparable adventures transporting you to different South American locations to learn about their most charismatic fauna up-close in a land full of contrasts, starting in the warm Caribbean and ending in the icy Antarctic lands.
Lhe Nerja Cave was discovered in 1959 by a group of guys from Maro, on the outskirts of Nerja, Málaga Province. It opened its doors to the public in 1960. It has been designated as a Historic and Artistic Monument and Asset of Interest in the category of Archaeological Site. In fact, it is a major tourist attraction in Spain.
Rhythm on horseback is a very successful horse show that has been run since 1993. Since our visitors requested it, we started offering feria del sur (southern fair) in 2000. It consists in dinner with a flamenco show that, along with ritmo a caballo make the perfect andalusian mix. Without doubt, the fifteen-year experience and the quality of the shows ensure customer satisfaction. The horse show features five different performances. Its runtime is one and a half hours, with a 10-minute interval.
Boat rental for rides, dolphin watching, fishing and deep-sea fishing, trolling, or bottom fishing. With 14 fishing equipments and the newest accessories to catch gigantic tuna, sword fish, bluefin tuna, shark, sea bream, sea bass, red bream, conger eel, among other species.
Complementing all these high-standing services, the Costa del Sol also has exclusive leisure venues. At the Torrequebrada and the Marbella casinos, guests can have a drink, gamble, or attend parties or shows. Horse lovers can visit the riding school for great dressage shows and horse competitions, or the racecourse in Mijas for exciting horse races, perhaps with the hope of having the winning horse’s name written on your betting ticket.
The Benalmádena Sea Centre (“Classroom of the Sea”) is an interpretation centre that also focuses on nature conservation, while actually being located at the beach itself. Special leisure activities are offered for children, including guided tours through the centre and outdoor trips. Benalmádena Sea Centre also has an oceanographic laboratory, which allows direct contact with the marine species in the aquariums.
The Westin La Quinta Golf Resort, Marbella-Benahavís, is the most recent jewel of the Costa del Sol -a true paradise in the heart of the famous Marbella Golf Valley, where the green hills beautifully blend with the blue colour of the Mediterranean Sea.
Based on a project designed by Félix Rodríguez de la Fuente, this nature reserve is a different way of seeing animals in danger of extinction. Animals do not suffer from the effect of captivity since they have vast natural spaces that resemble their natural habitat. Hence, the high reproduction levels, without any artificial manipulation. Continue Reading
Visiting this nature park is like experiencing with your five senses different ecosystems. You can walk through the jungle and feel the heat, the moisture and tropical storms, in the midst of the amount of species that live in it. You can also learn about the largest polar ecosystem in Europe and see different bird species from Antarctic areas, both on ice and under the water. Continue Reading
One of the most comprehensive and avant-garde parks in Europe, it has all the services and leisure time offer needed to suit everyone’s taste. Warner Park is designed as a dynamic, imaginative and richly varied scenario inviting everyone to discover the excitement and world of Hollywood films. Continue Reading