Marbella Highlights, Mijas, and Puerto Banus
Head to Marbella, Mijas and Puerto Banus to spend a full day exploring streets filled with luxurious homes, designer shops and more when you book this exciting guided tour near Malaga. Your scenic tour includes a full day of exploration alongside a professional multilingual guide who will take you around the historic coastal city of Marbella to see the iconic Palace of King Fahad and view the spoils of this famous jet setter's playground. You'll also get to take in breathtaking views near the small fishing village of Puerto Banus and spend free time exploring the marina and go shopping at the Nueva Andalucia, making this trip ideal for avid shoppers and real estate enthusiasts.
At first, you will make a stop in Mijas to enjoy the landscapes of this amazing village. Its old village has charming white buildings in an epic landscape only a few hundred meters above sea level. Originally, it was a Moorish town nestled around a castle, of which some of its original streets remain. Enjoy this beautiful village before you head to your next stop--Marbella.
Nestled between the Strait of Gibraltar and Malaga, you'll find the coastal city of Marbella--an iconic city known for its sun-drenched coast along the Mediterranean Sea, luxurious Costa del Sol resorts and historical elements, such as the ruins of the Arab fortress of Alcazaba. Begin your tour exploring Marbella's famously fashionable streets, where you'll come across jet setters and a whole host of fashion boutiques. Continue your city sightseeing tour down the Golden Mile--a four-mile stretch of land that extends from Marbella's western parts to the city of Puerto Banus that holds some of Spain's most expensive real estate. Here, you'll come across rows of opulent villas and some of the most luxurious residences, including the 200-acre estate known as the Palace of King Fahd--a summer vacation home for Saudi royalty that resembles a variety of palaces and iconic residences around the world, including the White House.
Continue your tour to just southwest of Marbella to the beautiful marina of Puerto Banus. Here, you'll get to spend your free time exploring its seafront harbor and paved pathways as you discover designer shops and luxury yachts set against a romantic mountainous backdrop. End your tour with a visit to the Nueva Andalucia market--an artisanal market that's one of the largest on the Costa del Sol. Here, you'll get to use your leisure time to enjoy a spectacular display of crafts, paintings, wooden elephants and other souvenirs you can buy before heading back to Malaga.
From royal residences to top-notch shopping, this epic walking tour offers much for shopping aficionados and cultural connoisseurs to explore. Make your time in Malaga memorable and book this exciting guided tour of Marbella and Puerto Banus today!