The Best Luxury Hotels to Book in Marbella

The Hotel Nobu Marbella is a stylish luxury hotel
The Hotel Nobu Marbella is a stylish luxury hotel | Courtesy of
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28 September 2021

Southern Spain’s Marbella is synonymous with luxury – experience it at these sumptuous hotels on the Golden Mile. Relax at exclusive beach clubs, dance nights away with live DJ sessions, pamper at luxurious spas and tuck into local cuisine at opulent restaurants. These are the best luxury hotels in the city, whether you’re on a family-trip or an adults-only vacay – and they’re bookable with Culture Trip.

Nobu Hotel Marbella

Boutique Hotel
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Nobu Hotel Marbella
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Stay in Nobu Hotel’s chic rooms overlooking La Plaza, or suites featuring jacuzzi-clad terraces, and gain priority seating at Nobu restaurant plus access to the exclusive Studio 54-inspired nightclub, La Suite, headed by world-renowned DJs. Spend your days sprawled out on the beach with a cocktail or at the hotel’s private pool. There’s endless facilities but highlights include the spa with hydrotherapy, plus the romantic SupperClub for live music under the stars.

Marbella Club Hotel

4.8/5 (97 Reviews)
Marbella Club
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Find beachside tranquility at this facilities-packed hotel with stylish rooms, suites, bungalows and private-pool villas. Enjoy fresh Mediterranean cuisine at cool restaurants – from lunchtime fish by the beach to candlelit al fresco dinners. Expect live DJs and piano players, and events like cocktail classes, sailing days and aerial yoga sessions. There’s also a natural seawater pool and a beauty bar for perfect mani-pedis. Relax to the max with the spa’s stress-reduction ritual featuring volcanic body scrub.
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Puente Romano Marbella

Boutique Hotel, Luxury
4.4/5 (429 Reviews)
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Price Drop
Now from $440 per night
Foodies look no further: Puente Romano offers all-day-long sophisticated dining at countless bars and restaurants. The options include al fresco lunch at La Plaza or the Leña steakhouse – with a Dani Garcia-designed menu – plus tapas and cocktails at El Chiringuito beach club. The rooms, suites and villas are luxurious – plump for a room with an outdoor, ocean-facing jacuzzi for private indulgence.
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Anantara Villa Padierna Palace Benahavís Marbella Resort

4.7/5 (224 Reviews)
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Price Drop
Now from $305 per night
Check into this elegant pink palace, where classically furnished rooms and suites can come with Andalucian mountain views and extravagant private terraces. There’s loads of dining options, from the decadent sushi bar to bespoke private dinners. Dip in the Cyprus tree-surrounded pool, play golf on the three courses, learn flamenco dancing, catch a show at the Roman amphitheatre, and visit the spa with Roman baths and signature massages. Bring the family along – there’s a kids’ club and pets are welcome.
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Hotel Claude

Resort, Hotel
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Tradition meets luxury at this 17th-century manor house-turned-boutique hotel. There are only seven rooms – all are stylish, bold and inspired by the region. You’ll love the hotel’s marble patio, original artworks and rooftop terrace with Marbella views – plus the honesty bar, art deco cafe, library and business area. Fancy exploring? Hotel Claude offers limo or town car service, plus exclusive custom excursions like art, tapas or vineyard tours.

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  • Amàre Beach Hotel Marbella

    Hotel, Luxury
    4.6/5 (942 Reviews)
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    Price Drop
    Now from $153 per night
    Bright, contemporary rooms feature at this promenade-located, adults-only hotel. Exclusive Amàre Beach Club boasts serviced sunbeds, so you can relax and enjoy seaside massages, tapas and sangria. Elsewhere, watch sunsets with a cocktail at the panoramic rooftop bar, eat all you can at the sea-view buffet and try local delicacies like Malaga goat at the Michelin-star Messina Restaurant.
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    Don Carlos Resort & Spa

    Resort, Spa Hotel
    4.4/5 (629 Reviews)
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    Price Drop
    Now from $229 per night
    Indulge and pamper at this resort: rooms, suites and private apartments come with luxury bathtubs, pools and views. The spa has a 600m (1,968ft) water circuit featuring vapour baths, aroma cabins and shower temple. Walk through the hotel’s botanical garden and discover the tennis court, pool with hammocks and Bali beds, plus six bars or restaurants. Tuck into Ombu’s Thai dishes before heading to the Peacock cocktail bar’s terrace for live Jazz.
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    Los Monteros Spa & Golf Resort

    Resort, Spa Hotel, Golf Hotel
    4.3/5 (530 Reviews)
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    Price Drop
    Now from $176 per night
    Stay here and enjoy discounted fees at more than 30 of Marbella’s golf courses. Rent gear and visit the golf manager who’ll help you perfect your swing. Fitness-lovers will enjoy the tennis club and the nutrition team on site to help you achieve your wellness goals. For further relaxing activities, hire a seaside cabin at the VIP Beach Club and enjoy hammam rituals at the spa, like Oriental Scrubs. There’s an impressive thermal circuit featuring a salt water pool and Finnish sauna.
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    Vincci Selección Estrella del Mar

    Resort, Luxury
    4.3/5 (743 Reviews)
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    Price Drop
    Now from $114 per night
    This peaceful, family-friendly hotel has earned its five stars for its grand reception and stylish terrace. Catch some rays on a poolside Balinese bed or at the Beach Club, with its tempting bar and seafood restaurant. There are facilities for everyone, including a kids’ club and games room, golf transfers and courses, beauty salon with hairdressers, and live music and shows to entertain any age. Don’t miss the spa’s tension-relieving hot stone massage.
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    This is an updated rewrite of an article by Tara Jessop.

    These recommendations were updated on September 28, 2021 to keep your travel plans fresh.

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