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Marbella is a city in the south of Spain and is part of the Malaga province. The city is part of Costa del Sol region of Spain, and is one of its most luxurious resort. Marbella has a long history and diverse culture, having experienced settlement by Phoenicians, Romans, Visigoths, and Moors. Much of the city's history can still be explored via one of the many archaeological sites, museums, and galleries, yet there is also a thriving modern face to Marbella, including bustling shopping streets, picturesque beaches, and a lively nightlife. Finding the ideal hotel in Marbella can be a challenge, especially if you have certain expectations. With Venere, you can find the perfect hotel for you with the aid of thousands of user submitted hotel reviews, hotel room photo galleries, and our helpful Google maps applet.

What's Marbella Like?

Although many come to Marbella for sun and sea, there is plenty to see and do around the city for everyone. The Ayuntamiento City Hall (City Council Hall) not only offers tourist information, but the grounds around the building are filled with open air bars and lush tropical gardens. The 10th century Murallas del Castillo (Walls of the Castle) which surround the Old Town, or Iglesia Mayor de la Encarnacion (Greater Church of the Incarnation) in the center of Old Town offer plenty of idyllic photo taking opportunities. Of course there is something for shopaholics, too. La Canada Shopping Center, as well as the Paseo Maritimo shopping streets every plenty of brands and specialty shops to spend your money while taking a break from the beating sun.

Tips for Getting Along with Locals in Marbella

Marbella enjoys a pleasant climate all year round, with the mountains to the north protecting the city from harsh winter winds. The Summer months of June to August typically experience afternoon temperatures of around 25°C, although on occasion it has been known to rise as high as 30°C and above. Although the local Marbelleros speak Spanish, the city is thoroughly multicultural, with a large German population in particular. Many of the locals will speak English, however it is always easier to find your way around with the aid of a Spanish pocket reference book, or better yet, memorize a few simple Spanish phrases such as "¿Habla inglés?" ("Do you speak English?"). The Oficina de Turismo de Marbella (tourist information office) on Glorieta de la Fontanilla offers multilingual help regarding attractions and travel around the city. Although the nearest railway station is in Malaga, there is a regular bus service throughout the city.