Marbella is located on the Costa del Sol, also known as the European Florida, in the province of Malaga, only 60 km from the city of Malaga with an international airport. The Costa del Sol belongs to Andalusia, one of the most beautiful and diverse regions of Spain. The fantastic scenery is of course ideal for renting a boat and exploring the region on water.
Many hours of sunshine, Andalusian charm and the scent of orange trees await you in this popular coastal town with Moorish architecture. Marbella has developed from a small fishing village to an exquisite holiday resort with a very high-quality infrastructure. The city has several small and large marinas and a fishing port.
SIMPLY RENT YACHTS AND BOATS
One of the most important attractions for visitors to the city is the famous marina Puerto Banus, where you can shop in luxury boutiques. There are also motor boats, magnificent yachts, enormous sailing yachts that attract many onlookers. Super berths with huge yachts and boats in upmarket price ranges are a magnet for holidaymakers. Many water sports providers of all kinds are also active here and along the coast.
A yacht charter offers impressive experiences along the coast, no matter if you charter a boat yourself, provided you have a boat driving licence. For a tour with one of the many yachts with or without a skipper or preferably with your own boat, there are many destinations, according to your wishes and budget – enjoy an unforgettable time on board with many impressions and good memories of Marbella and the impressive area. Explore the coast of Marbella and the Costa del Sol.
MARBELLA YACHT BERTHS
Water sports is probably the most popular activity in the Spanish coastal city besides golfing on one of the 50 golf courses or polo. Boat charter is very common and popular and you will experience fantastic adventures on board. Sailing, water skiing, diving courses or fishing: Sports enthusiasts will get their money’s worth in Marbella and will be inspired by our wide range of possibilities, the Internet will help you.
Once you have found a suitable boat or yacht, you can easily contact the boat owners by message and discuss individual wishes and availability. Many boat charters also offer their boat with skipper, so you don’t need a boat driving licence – just get inspired and enjoy your holiday.
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OR EVEN BUY YOUR OWN YACHT?
Whether sailing boat, chic motor yacht, catamaran, a fishing boat, you will find your suitable boat or yacht for sunny hours in Marbella and for a trip along the coast. The market for buying yachts is booming in Marbella. Renting by the day is affordable if you do not want to do without water sports.
There are many ways to explore the coast off Marbella. Dolphin watching is an unforgettable experience, diving tours, sport fishing or simply going swimming in the sea – there is a great variety, depending on your wishes and budget. A trip to the African coast or to Gibraltar is interesting and enriching.
MARINA PUERTO BANÚS AND ITS PROMENADE
Puerto Banús Marina is a popular shopping destination for wealthy tourists. That is why the harbour on the promenade is also home to numerous exclusive and high-priced shops, boutiques, bars, clubs and restaurants. Also for a shop window stroll you should not miss the harbour promenade. The luxury chains such as Cartier, Dior and Louis Vuitton, to name but a few, receive selected customers. Also on Sundays all shops are open until late into the night.
When you look into the harbour of Puerto Banús, you will almost exclusively find expensive yachts. In the small ports of Marbella and the surrounding area you can admire ships with a length of up to 70 meters. The berth in the port of Puerto Banus in Marbella is considered particularly exclusive.
The port operators charge a fee of 500,000 euros per square metre. This price can only be paid by the rich. For this reason it is not surprising that wealthy Arabs in particular use the places in the harbour for their yachts. The other ports like Malaga, Puerto Deportivo, Cabopino, Estepona, La Duquesa, Sotogrande etc. are also very beautiful and still affordable and invite to a trip, yacht charter or boat charter with one of the many providers.
THE NIGHTLIFE IN THE PORT OF PUERTO BANUS
Puerto Banús is also known for its exclusive nightlife. In the darkness many visitors leave their yachts and celebrate until the next sunrise. The clubs and bars are designed for a special audience with a certain budget. Many celebrities even rent entire clubs to host their private parties.
THE FAMOUS RHINOCEROS SCULPTURE
Most tourists want to immortalize their visit to Puerto Banús with a photo on Salvador Dalí’s rhinoceros sculpture. The iron statue was erected on the promenade in 2004. It is another sign of luxury and exclusivity.
Marbella offers many sights. The old town centre of Marbella with its 16th century town hall is also particularly worth seeing. Small, typically Andalusian alleys make the old town a special place. Discover the Spanish city of Marbella and its beautiful surroundings.