Malaga and Costa del Sol is one of Europés most visited destinations. Over 12 million people visits Costa del Sol every year. Costa del Sol has a good climate with more then 300 days of sun every year.
We have handpicked the 10 best luxury hotels and resorts in Malaga and Costa del Sol that are unique, luxurious and beautiful. We put our effort to find the best offers, discounts and deals.
Finca Cortesin Hotel, Golf and Spa
The Finca Cortesin hotel’s majestic design is inspired by traditional Andalusian architecture. Exclusive and luxurious, a world set apart, where traditional Mediterranean lifestyle is seamlessly combined with the latest in contemporary living: superb cuisine, impeccable service and an unrivalled ambience of peace and tranquillity.
Built around two main courtyards of palatial proportion, the hotel boasts 67 spacious, light-filled and exquisitely designed suites which range from 50 to 200 sqm and which all feature impressive 4m-high ceilings.
23,000 sqm of manicured gardens, a luxurious spa offering the very best in Thai treatments, 4 swimming pools, tennis and padel tennis courts, a spectacular 6,000 sqm beach club, exquisite dining options, all in a serene, elegant and refined setting; Finca Cortesin is a destination that will leave you wishing you could stay forever.
It features a seasonal beach club with infinity pool, restaurant and bar. Home of the annual Volvo World Match Play Championship in 2009, 2011 and 2012, the hotel’s 18-hole golf course was designed by Cabell Robinson. Other on-site facilities include the Jack Nicklaus Academy.
Finca Cortesin Hotel Golf & Spa in Casares offers air-conditioned suites with a private balcony, flat-screen satellite TV and free internet access. All bathrooms come with a hairdryer, bathrobe and slippers.
The Kabuki Raw is the hotel’s signature restaurant, while the 5 other dining venues include Don Giovanni Italian restaurant, Mediterranean cuisine at The Beach Club, Spanish flavors at El Jardin de Lutz and tapas and cocktails at The Blue Bar. You can also enjoy views of the golf course and Mediterranean at the Golf Club Restaurant. Marbella is a-30 minute drive from the property while Sotogrande is 15 minutes drive away. The nearest airport is Gibraltar Airport, 30 minutes’ drive away while Malaga Airport is 60 minutes away.
Anantara Villa Padierna Palace
Anantara Villa Padierna Palace Benahavís Marbella Resort offers rooms and villas surrounded by beautiful gardens.
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All have views of the golf course, pool or gardens, and in some cases the Mediterranean Sea. The hotel features 130 beautifully appointed guest rooms and villas, many of which include carpeting, fireplace, separate living room, private pool, air conditioning. The hotel offers many unique recreational opportunities such as hot tub, fitness center, sauna, golf course (within 3 km), outdoor pool. Whatever your purpose of visit, Villa Padierna Palace is an excellent choice for your stay in Benahavis.
All villas have a private garden, and some have a private swimming pool. Villas also feature a kitchenette.
The Thermal Spa includes an indoor pool and gym. There are 2 saunas, 3 steam rooms and a Turkish bath. A range of health and beauty treatments is available in The Medical Wellness Institute.
The Anantara Villa Padierna Palace Benahavís Marbella Resort has 4 restaurants, with outdoor terraces offering superb views. There is also an English bar with a fireplace.
The hotel offers a free shuttle service to its summer beach club, where there is a restaurant. Loungers and beach towels are provided.
Retreat to an elegant sanctuary, surrounded by more than 1,200 original works of Italian and Andalusian art. Enjoy views over manicured Tuscan lawns and lush rolling greens from your spacious room, suite or villa.
Puente Romano Beach Resort & Spa
Marbella’s most sought beach resort. With a village-style feel instead of a typical resort atmosphere, you can indulge in our spa and wellness facilities, open air courtyard (perfect for cocktails and catch ups), botanical gardens, world famous tennis courts, and 14 different restaurants all with unique menus.
Located between Marbella and Puerto Banús, the 5-star Puente Romano Beach Resort is located in front of the beach, surrounded by gardens and waterfalls, and offers tennis courts, several swimming pools, and a wellness center.
Puente Romano Beach Resort offers a 2-star Michelin restaurant by Spanish chef Dani Garcia, seafront bar, pool bar and beach restaurant. There are Italian and Japanese restaurants, a Spanish Brasserie, organic restaurant, Nikkei and Thai restaurants and a gluten free deli. There is also a chill-out area and disco.
All air-conditioned rooms have a private terrace with views of the sea or the gardens, satellite TV, iPod docking station, and free WiFi. One green fee per person per stay is included, for use at Marbella Club Golf Resort. There are free hammocks on the beach and around the pool. The tennis club has a sauna, Turkish bath, and offers free fitness activities. Activities such as yoga and pilates are also available, as well as a kids club. Located at the beach club and overlooking the Mediterranean Sea, the spa has a large variety of treatments in its 9 treatment rooms with views of the sea, a hammam, wet area, steam bath, and sauna. There is a 24-hour reception and a car hire service. Free parking is available.
It is the social center and focal point for the cultural crossroads meeting here. Some of the brightest names in tourism, entertainment, music, politics and Royal Houses have been guest at Hotel Puente Romano: Gina Lollobrigida, Sean Connery, Alain Delon, Barbara Streisand, Elizabeth Taylor, Montserrat Caballe, Jose Carreras, Tom Jones, Ray Charles, the Empress Farra Diba, Count Jaime de Mora and Aragon, Simoneta Gomez-Acebo, Isabel Preysler, Julio Iglesias, Melanie Griffith and Antonio Banderas are just a sampling of these. Hotel Puente Romano is surrounded by 55,000 square meters (120,000 square feet) of subtropical award winning gardens.
Nobu Hotel Marbella
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Nobu Hotel Marbella is a sleek 5-star luxury hotel on the Golden Mile, Marbella in Southern Spain. Steps from sandy beaches and the Mediterranean Sea, the property is a destination for entertainment, food, and indulgence.
Overlooking La Plaza — Marbella’s social hot spot, the hotel’s open plan guest rooms and suites are created to offer space for comfort, relaxation, and inspiration. Indoor spaces flow naturally to outdoor terraces, while accommodations including king beds, state-of-the-art in-room technology, minibars, espresso machines, and 46-inch TVs. While marble bathrooms have rainfall showers and Natura Bisse amenities.
Nobu Matsuhisa’s acclaimed restaurant serves chef-created signature dishes and special creations inspired by local flavors. The Plaza has a top-rated restaurant with a gastronomic experience serving experimental Mediterranean cuisine and Japanese-Peruvian cuisine.
Guests of the hotel can recharge at the gym, unwind at the Six Senses Spa, or relax poolside with rehydrating electrolyte-enhanced mocktails and cold booster shots.
Plaza de los Naranjos is reachable within 3.6 km and the nearest beach is 500 m away.
Marbella Club Hotel Golf Resort And Spa
This luxurious beachfront hotel, set between Marbella and Puerto Banús, has 2 luxurious pools and 5 restaurants.
Surrounded by lush gardens with direct beach access, it offers 1 free green fee per person per stay at Marbella Club Golf Resort.
Offering quality accommodations in the restaurants, beaches, shopping district of Marbella, Marbella Club Hotel · Golf Resort & Spa is a popular pick for both business and leisure travelers. From here, guests can make the most of all that the lively city has to offer. With its convenient location, the property offers easy access to the city’s must-see destinations.
Experience high quality room facilities during your stay here. Some rooms include closet, dressing room, towels, fireplace, clothes rack to help guests recharge after a long day. Featuring bedrooms with a private terrace and sea or garden views, Marbella Club Hotel was originally the private residence of Prince Alfonso von Hohenlohe, the founder of the hotel.
Throughout the day, you can enjoy the relaxing atmosphere of the wind surfing, private beach, fitness center, sauna, golf course. Whatever your purpose of visit, Marbella Club Hotel · Golf Resort & Spa is an excellent choice for your stay in Marbella.
This spacious complex also features a Kids’ Club for children. It includes a dance studio, music room, an enchanted forest, among many other leisure and educational facilities.
Gran Hotel Miramar
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The luxurious Gran Hotel Miramar GL is set in a listed XX century building and is located in Malaga, 10 m from La Malagueta Beach. This beachfront hotel has a spa centre and a seasonal pool. Completely transformed in 2016, the luxury hotel offers superior setting in a prime location with an array of services and historical gardens.
The property’s 200 guest rooms and suites provide an elegant setting with a mostly white color palette, infused with Arabic, Mediterranean, and Modernist elements. The accommodations combine classic design with state-of-the-art technology and high end amenities. There are pillow menus, sitting areas, and marble bathrooms with hydromassage showers and separate soaking tubs.
The hotel restaurant Príncipe de Asturias offers International cuisine with a Mediterranean touch, as well as an informal snack bar. It also has roof-top chill-out terrace where guests can enjoy drinks, and stunning sea view and over Malaga.
Breakfast is served at the pool level and it consist on an extensive buffet offering a great variety of fruit, cold meat and cheese, pastry, and a show-cooking part for your on-demand requests.
Recreational options include two semi-heated outdoor swimming pools, guided tours of the wine cellar located in the old prison of the Palace of Justice, fitness center, solarium, and children’s club with a swimming pool. There’s also a VIP Club with sea views. The hotel has a spa with a complete thermal circuit, body and aesthetic treatment cabins, Finnish sauna, hammam, ice fountain, Jacuzzi, relaxation area and a sensations pool.
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Gran Melia Don Pepe
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Exclusive 5-Star Beachfront Hotel In Marbella. Gran Meliá Don Pepe is located on the seafront next to Marbella’s Don Pepe Beach, 15 minutes’ walk from Marbella Old Town. It offers 3 outdoor pools and a spa, and each luxurious roomhas a large TVs. Rooms at the 5-star Don Pepe have views of the sea, hotel gardens, or mountains.
Guests of the hotel receive access to the heated indoor pool and gym. The hotel also has 2 tennis courts and 2 paddle courts. The spa includes a Turkish bath, hot tub and sauna, and offers various massages and treatments.
The hotel also has a grill restaurant specialising in steak, and Mediterranean and barbecue specialties. Its Tahini Restaurant serves Japanese cuisine and offers ocean views. There is also a poolside bar, as well as a gourmet corner which includes an oyster and caviar bar and an area serving Belgian chocolate and macaroons. Restaurant Calima awarded with its second Michelin star.
There is also a private beach club serving snacks, cocktails and smoothies.
Healthouse Las Dunas Beach Hotel and Spa
Healthouse Las Dunas is a luxury health-focused hotel located in Estepona. Situated in in the shores of the Mediterranean Sea you’ll find the 5-star hotel Healthouse Las Dunas GL Health & Beach Spa* – southern Spains first luxury healthcare hotels reference. Member of the prestigious collection of luxury independent hotels Small Luxury Hotels of the World, it has a privileged location between Estepona & Marbella. Just minutes from the chic marina of Puerto Banus and just a fifteen minute drive to the beautiful old town of Marbella, this Mediterranean-inspired luxury health hotel is arguably one of the most glamorous and fashionable on the Costa del Sol.
Healthouse Las Dunas is the epitome of comfort, elegance and cutting-edge design. With 55 sumptuously appointed luxury suites this idyllic sanctuary isn’t only bliss to the senses but a truly unique experience in one of Europe’s finest destinations.
Healthouse and Naturhouse professionals have created a selection of specific and customized programs tailored to your weight reduction needs and based in anti-stress, anti-aging and detox – constantly advised and accompanied by our medical & nutrition team paired with the passion and love of our hospitality team always to be a perfect host.
This hotel property welcomes adults 18 years and older.
Molina Lario Hotel
Hotel Molina Lario is hotel exceptionally positioned in the centre of Malaga right opposite the Cathedral and just a short distance from the port, the Picasso Museum and the city’s pedestrian district.
The recently built hotel is formed by two refurbished 19th century buildings retaining their original facade and a third completely new building, combining to create a unique hotel in the hub of the city. Its 103 rooms exude comfort and tranquillity, and every last detail is taken care.
The hotel also has 6 function meeting-rooms, holding up to 220 people, which are ideal for meetings and private receptions. All are fully equipped and can be organized as desired. At the Restaurant & Bar you will find top quality cooking along with a long list of wines you can enjoy either in the calm of our outdoor terrace El Patio or at your leisure inside the restaurant. There is an à la carte restaurant and chill-out bar on the 8th floor open during the summer months which offer stunning views over Malaga.
The hotel organises day trips and offers special rates on local golf courses. Málaga Airport is just 10 km away. The Roman amphitheatre, the Alcazaba, Malagueta Beach and the Castle of Gibralfaro are all within walking distance.