Marbella is much more than just a city. It is an exclusive international meeting point where more than 137 nationalities live alongside each other.
Its average annual temperature oscillates around 19.5 ºC, with 320 days of sunshine each year and the changing of seasons does not entail any significant changes due to the fact that rainfall does not usually exceed 40 days each year. The climate of Marbella is due to its unique geographical context with mountains that surround the area, Sierra Blanca and La Concha, along with the layout of its coast, act as a shelter for the city from the northern winds and allow it to enjoy a special microclimate, unique in the world.
In addition to its climate, Marbella has a political stability that favours economic investment and the development of business opportunities, as well as an environment that is fully adapted to investors from all over the world.
There are no language barriers in Marbella: The city has leading international schools and universities in the country, as well as business centres, hospitals and clinics with the latest technology.
Its large infrastructure allows rapid travel to any part of the world: 40 minutes to the east lies the International Airport of Malaga - Costa del Sol (the fourth most important airport in Spain with more than 18 million passengers per year) and also the Málaga - María Zambrano high-speed train station. This is not to forget that Gibraltar International Airport is less than an hour to the west of Marbella.
Its tourist and cultural proposition is another of its great attractions. The city has some of the best hotels in Spain and Europe, and several Michelin Star restaurants managed by some of the most well-known chefs on the national scene, who attract a large number of tourists looking to enjoy a luxurious holiday in Marbella. Since 2012, the city has the largest Boutique Festival in Europe: Starlite. In addition to exclusive nightlife at the emblematic Puente Romano and Marbella Club, there are Beach Clubs that are famous around the world, such as Nikki Beach Marbella and Ocean Club. This is not to forget the wonderful shops and restaurants of Puerto Banus.
Thanks to the fabulous climate of La Costa del Sol, there are more than 70 golf courses in the area of Marbella coast; it is the area with the highest concentration of golf courses in Europe where this sport can be played. In turn, it includes the three most important ones on the national scene, and the fourth in the world: Real Club Valderrama.
Its privileged geographical location makes Marbella a highly interesting enclave. The city is just 45 minutes from some of the main Spanish museums located in the beautiful city of Malaga: Picasso Museum, Pompidou and Thyssen. Less than two hours drive from the majestic Alhambra in Granada and the great Mosque of Cordoba, also with in easy reach to be able to enjoy the wonderful city of Seville or skiing in one of the main ski resorts in Spain: Sierra Nevada.