5 Free Things to do in Marbella, Spain With Kids – The World Is A Book #Spain #Travel #Marbella

Guide and tips for five free things to do in Marbella, Spain with kids. See what this coastal city has to offer families on a budget.

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Known around the world as a place where the jet setters go to flaunt their wealth and the place where celebrities hit the clubs and next appear in Hello magazine, Marbella is essentially Europe’s Miami Beach.

Marbella’s popularity as a resort started in the 1950s with the opening of the Marbella Club Hotel. It was a luxury establishment that can claim Hollywood stars James Stewart, Cary Grant, Ava Gardner and Audrey Hepburn amongst its famous guests.

Thanks to its hot summers, mild winters, spectacular mountain scenery and beautiful “Blue Flag” beaches, Marbella continues to attract wealthy residents and thousands of tourists eager to see for themselves what all the fuss is about.

There are frequent buses that run from Malaga bus station to Marbella, but you will need a bus into Malaga city first when you arrive at Malaga airport. A taxi to Marbella centre may be more convenient for families as it’s much more direct. Getting to Marbella by taxi is now just a 45 minute journey, thanks to the newly opened toll road.

Unfortunately, many people mistakenly think that a holiday in Marbella is out of their budget, but truth be told so long as you stay away from the chic clubs, Michelin restaurants and the designer shopping, a holiday in Marbella can be no more expensive than anywhere else on the Costa del Sol. Here are 5 amazing things to do in Marbella that are available to any visitor no matter what budget you might be on.