Surroundings

The area of ​​Marbella, San Pedro de Alcantara has a unique micro-climate on the Costa del Sol, with minimum temperatures of 13 º C and maximum 38 ° C, with an average annual temperature of 18.7 º C.

The Costa del Sol, is one of the areas that contains all the ingredients for a good holiday :

In the area surrounding the villa, you will find a large variety of bars, typical spanish bars with “Tapas” or the typical English or Irish Pubs, as well as, beach bards along the promenade called “Chiringuitos” where the specially is usually fryed fish “pescaitos fritos” amongs others such as meat.

Equally, in the area you have a very large variety of restaurants which vary in price and quality, having a large range between you can count with Andaluzian, International, Japonesse, Chinnesse, Marroqui, Italian or French cousin between many others.  Some of our restaurants are opened 24 hours a day for which your choice is wide.

At only 5 minutes from the village of “San Pedro de Alcantara” and towards the mountain, you can find a village called “Benahavis”, known internationally for its restaurants and exceptional food.

Due to the amount of restaurants, bars, night clubs etc…, “Puerto Banus” would be the famous place to enjoy a lovely night out until early hours in the morning if you wish. Equally during the day time, you can enjoy their beach bars, or bars & restaurants with views to the boats & yatchs or simply walk around the port or shop.

Nearby villages which are interesting to visit and which we hereby inform you of :

PUERTO BANUS: The most famous port, well known for its restaurants, bars, night clubs, shops, boats and yatchs.

RONDA: A lovely village in the mountains at only 1 hours drive, which offers the oldest bull ring in Spain (1572), as well as the famous “Tajo de Ronda”, etc…

GIBRALTAR: A small part of England, also duty free.

NERJA: A small sea side village which offers one of the most important caves of Spain, which can be visited.

MIJAS: A very special village with a lot to enjoy (Burro Taxi, Minuture museum, etc…).

We provide you with a guide of buses and time tables, plans of the area and nearby villages, a guide with different activities and dates of local festivals of the area.

Other cities nearby which are of interest to visit would be: Seville, Córdoba, Granada, etc…, all of which have their own history and monuments and which go from 1:30 minutes to 2:30 minutes drive.

A day trip to Morocco is possible, to visit the ancient town of Tangiers. A hydrofoil takes you from Algeciras about 90 minutes away direct to the port of Tangiers, where you can visit the markets, take in the atmosphere.

Shopping: You will find a large variety of ítems of all kinds, some are local or from high brand names, since in this area you can also find the best shops, such as Christian Dior etc…

The amount of activities that can be enjoyed in this area is very large and difficult to describe them all.  In the area you can find: 4 x 4 cars, walking in mountain, Mountain bike, adventure in moutain, Eco Tours, etc…, Boats: Fishing and cruises, Amorina (Adventure and entertainment on boats), excursions of sight seing, diving centers.  Horses (rent and shows), Atraction Park (Tivoli), Family entertainment (Camelot, Funny Beach, Karting Club, Arkadia, etc…., Sport centers (Tennis, Paddel, Gym, Spas, Etc…

Other PLACES OF FUN to be visited would be: Water Parks (Agualand, Mijas Costa, Aquavelis), Animal parks in semi-freedom (Selwo, Cocodrilo Park, Senda, Sea Life, Selwo Marina, Zoo Fuengirola, Lobo Park, etc…), Casinos (Torrequebrada, Marbella).

You will find LOCAL MARKETS with a diversity in shopping ítems, from fruit, vegetables, plants, carpets, pottery, clothes, belts, bags, antiques etc…, these street markets take place between 8:30 am to 14:00 hours on the dates and places stated bellow:

MONDAY: Marbella

THURSDAY: San Pedro de Alcántara

FRIDAY: Las Chapas

SATURDAY: Puerto Banús

Of the 34 GOLF COURSES that we have in Malaga area, 22 of them are situated between 3 and 20 minutes by car from the villa, we also provide you a large variety of information on the mentioned Golf Courses.

The BEACHES of the area have been considered every year for their well kepted conditions. In the beaches of Marbella & San Pedro de Alcantara, you will find, exterior showers and changing facilities, as well as swings and slides for the smalls ones of the family.  The mayority of beaches also offer red cross services in high season.

Although during all year round we have sports & cultural acitivities, during the summer season these are more propense for which in the nearby area, you might find that during your stay there is the local fair, celebrations or concerts.