The combination of warmer temperatures and lower crowds make Marbella the ideal getaway for those looking to escape winter’s chilly weather. With ample cultural attractions, there is no shortage of things to do in this Spanish holiday destination during the colder months. Embracing its festive spirit, Malaga lights up 2 million LED bulbs every Christmas – a mesmerising sight that can only be seen here! Whether you’re seeking relaxation or adventure, Marbella provides it all when escaping Europe’s dreary winters.
While the Old Town of Marbella is a delightful experience any time of the year, winter offers special advantages. With fewer crowds and pleasant temperatures under sunny blue skies, take in this picturesque landscape with its whitewashed buildings adorned with colourful flowerpots on the walls. Discover Nuestra Señora de la Encarnación church as you explore further to find remnants from ancient times such as Marbella Castle – all while taking photos for lasting memories. Be sure not to miss out on unique souvenirs or clothing items available at local independent shops along your journey too. We have a selection of exceptional beachfront rental villas for your winter stay in Marbella.
Marbella offers a delicious selection of culinary delights. With fewer crowds around, you can enjoy the ambiance and flavours at any one of its numerous beach bars, tapas spots or restaurants – including Plaza de Los Naranjos (otherwise known as Orange Square), an idyllic place for dining.
Plus, if it’s traditional cuisine like pescaito frito that your appetite desires then La Lonja is highly recommended to satisfy all cravings!
Marbella is renowned for its mild year-round climate and stunning views, making it a paradise for golfers. The area boasts an impressive selection of over 70 courses to challenge players at every level – with La Quinta Golf & Country Club, Los Naranjos Golf Club, Marbella Club Golf Resort and Cabopino Golf all being favourites amongst visitors. Why not rent a luxury villa in Nueva Andalucia, known as ‘Golf Valley’, with all facilities on your doorstep
With its stunning landscape, the Costa Del Sol provides an abundance of thrilling opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts. Trek through lush forests in Sierra de Las Nieves Natural Park and explore El Torcal Nature Reserve near Antequera for caving enthusiasts. For those seeking a winter adventure, head over to Granada where you can hit the slopes at Europe’s southernmost ski resort – Sierra Nevada.
With peaks up to 3479 meters above sea level, skiing in this world-renowned destination will leave you with long cherished memories from your time here in Marbella.