Marbella Travel Guide

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A hotel with a family atmosphere situated in the quiet area of the town-centre close to the Poniente and Levante beach, within easy reach of the bars, shops and restaurants. The rooms offer a high standard of accommodation like individual air-conditioning or heating, large private bathroom, balcony, telephone, TV, safety deposit box and the bar & reception available 24 hours a day. The hotel has recently been reconstruction, offering comfort Customary to a hotel of 3 or 4 stars.

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Hire Car - all the major car hire firms are represented, but the best value will probably come from local firms. Guide prices vary, but you should be able to pick up a small car for around 80-90 Euros for a week in off season.

Taxis are cheap enough and plentiful, though if travelling any distance, you would be advised to agree the fare in advance. Official rates should be displayed inside any licensed taxi. It is possible to hail a taxi in the street, just look for the green 'libre' notice on the windscreen or the green light on the roof at night.

Taxi Phone Numbers from some Costa del Sol locations:

Marbella - 952 823 835

Benalmadena - 952 441 545

Estepona - 952 802 900

Fuengirola - 952 471 000

Mijas - 952 476 593

San Pedro - 952 774 488

Torremolinos - 952 382 744

what to See:  The Old Town & Orange Square - although a modern town, Marbella is full of history, its origins date back to 1600 BC so it's fair to say there is a little part of history to be found in every corner of the "old town", with its Moorish castle, and famous "Orange Square". The historical old quarter with the Andalucian/Moorish mix can still be found with its flower filled balconies and narrow streets.

Puerto Banús - is the famous yacht marina, lined with popular bars and restaurants, and a veritable posers' paradise. Plenty of late night bars and the odd Celebrity are to be found here, but don't forget your wallet, it's not Cheap!

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