The Costa Del Sol is the perfect place to escape to for a luxurious holiday. It boasts beautiful beaches, breathtaking scenery, charming coastal villages, fine food and perfect weather. If you really want to spoil yourself, the Costa Del Sol is also home to many luxurious hotels where a stay in one of these can enhance the opulence of your holiday. Here is our list of the most luxurious places to stay.
Kempinski Hotel Bahia
This elegant beach-side hotel is centrally located in The Costa Del Sol and is just a short drive from Marbella, a prime location for exploring all that the area has to offer. This five-star hotel boasts 7 restaurants, including the Alminar Wine and Steak House, where you can enjoy locally sourced meats under the perfect setting of the 16th century Almenara Watchtower. There is also a Haagen Daaz ice-cream bar, perfect for cooling down after a day spent lounging near one of the three outdoor pools. This hotel also offers a luxury spa, with a variety of treatments guaranteed to help you relax and unwind whilst you are on holiday. The rooms are beautiful, all equipped with a balcony, with many boasting views of the gorgeous Mediterranean sea. The Kempinski Hotel Bahia is perfect for those who want to truly relax while they are away.
Don Carlos Resort
The Don Carlos resort in Marbella offers so much luxury and so much recreational activity that you will be tempted just to stay in the hotel and not bother exploring the local area. The hotel beach is considered to be one of the best beaches in Marbella, and you can access it straight from hotel, bliss. The hotel also offers much in the way of sports activities, with a tennis and sports club which gives you a choice of 9 courts to play on and also a huge variety of watersports that you can try.
Puente Romano, Marbella
The Puente Romano, Marbella is located in the Golden Mile area of Marbella, an area specifically known for its breathtaking sea views. The big sell with the Puente Romano is the atmosphere and the layout, which feels just like an Andalusian coastal village. The resort’s Six Senses Spa was awarded Spain’s Best Resort Spa 2016 by World Spa Awards and offers treatments going beyond what other spas might provide. Their approach is to delight guests with a personalised experience to help them fully recover from the stresses and strains of everyday life whilst they holiday.
Marbella club is a very stylish resort, set in the Golden Mile of Marbella. The hotel is over 60 years old, but it certainly doesn’t look it, at Marbella club they keep up with the times. This hotel even offers its own botanical gardens. It is extremely relaxing to be surrounded by the likes of oranges, bananas, lemons, avocados and figs growing on the trees. Indeed, the gardens, landscaped by Prince Alfonso von Hohenlohe are breathtaking and truly exotic. It could be argued, though that the most luxurious feature of the Marbella Club is the attention to detail they put into the Kid’s Club. Here, the kids have their own village, meaning that you can relax safe in the knowledge that the little ones are well taken care of.
Gran Hotel Miramar
The Gran Hotel Miramar is a hotel oozing with star quality and history, indeed it looks just like a palace. Set in Malaga, this hotel was opened in 1926 by Alfonso XIII. A fascinating feature of this hotel is the attention to detail put into the decoration of each room, with each floor being decorated in a different style, these being either Arabic, Mediterranean or Modernist. This hotel is situated in the heart of the city of Malaga, so there are plenty of shops and museums for you to peruse at your leisure.
The Finca Cortesin is a luxurious hotel that manages to combine the traditional Mediterranean lifestyle with our modern way of life. Located just a short drive from Marbella, on the Andalucian coast, this resort is so exclusive it even boasts its own shopping plaza, where you can treat yourself to the very best goods that the Costa Del Sol has to offer without even leaving your hotel. This is also the place to be if you like the occasional round of golf, as their golf course is ranked among the top 5 throughout all of Spain.