Next to the Guadalmina Golf Club, this upscale hotel with a colorful facade and a grand lobby is 7 km from the Puerto Banús shopping complex and 11 km from the Selwo Aventura safari park.
Featuring classic wood furnishings, the understated rooms offer free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs and minibars. Upgraded rooms have balconies and/or whirlpool tubs, and suites add separate living rooms. Room service is available.
Breakfast is complimentary. Dining options include an informal buffet restaurant, 2 lounges and a poolside snack bar. There's an outdoor pool, and a sundeck with Balinese beds.
Barceló Marbella is in Guadalmina, 10 minutes’ drive from Puerto Banús on the Costa del Sol. It boasts a seasonal outdoor pool and is just 200 yards from Guadalmina Golf Club.
All air-conditioned rooms at the Marbella are spacious and decorated in a bright, elegant style. Some rooms have hydromassage baths and a terrace overlooking the golf course. There is also free Wi-Fi.
The Barceló Marbella has a Turkish bath and a sauna. A range of massage services is also available in high season.
The Barceló Marbella has a buffet restauran, and a lobby bar, snack bar and the 19th Hole Bar, open during high season.
Marbella is a 20-minute drive away. Other towns worth a visit in the area include Ronda and Mijas.
San Pedro de Alcantara is a great choice for travellers interested in nightlife, the seaside and warm weather.