22nd February 2024

Marbella, on the Costa del Sol

It is a double win for the Costa del Sol this year with not only Malaga being voted the best City to live in, but now Marbella as the trendiest holiday destination 2024. 

With its sun-soaked beaches, luxurious accommodations, breathtaking natural beauty, vibrant sports scene, and gastronomic delights, Marbella has become a magnet for travelers seeking an unforgettable European getaway.

The European Best Destinations organization, based on the votes of over one million travelers from 172 countries, has crowned Marbella as the trendiest place to visit this year. This prestigious title marks the first time a Spanish destination has claimed the top spot, solidifying Marbella’s position as a must-visit location.

The Costa del Sol is a clear favourite

Marbella’s appeal lies in its ability to cater to the most discerning travelers. The city boasts a coastline adorned with stunning beaches, where visitors can bask in the Mediterranean sun and enjoy the crystal-clear waters. Whether you prefer the lively atmosphere of Playa de la Fontanilla or the upscale ambiance of Puerto Banus, Marbella offers a beach experience to suit every taste.

Luxury is synonymous with Marbella, as the city is home to a plethora of five-star accommodations. From opulent resorts to boutique hotels and private villas, visitors can indulge in the finest amenities and personalized service. Marbella’s luxury offerings have attracted travelers from around the world, particularly American and English tourists who have voted it as their top choice for a European getaway in 2024.

Marbella’s natural beauty extends beyond its beaches. The city is nestled between the Sierra Blanca mountains and the Mediterranean Sea, offering breathtaking panoramic views. Golf enthusiasts flock to Marbella to experience its world-class golf courses, which provide a unique blend of challenging play and stunning surroundings. With the mountains as a backdrop and the sea in the distance, golfing in Marbella is an unforgettable experience.

Culinary enthusiasts will find themselves in gastronomic heaven in Marbella. The city boasts a diverse culinary scene, ranging from three Michelin-starred restaurants to charming eateries serving traditional Andalusian tapas. Visitors can savor Mediterranean cuisine, indulge in Thai delicacies, or enjoy the iconic Spanish dish, paella. Marbella’s gastronomic offerings are a testament to its status as a trendy and sophisticated destination.

The European Best Destinations organization selects its top destinations based on strict criteria, including quality of life, sustainable development, year-round cultural activities, social media popularity, and international recognition. Marbella’s recognition as the trendiest place to visit in 2024 highlights its commitment to these criteria and its dedication to providing an exceptional travel experience.

As Marbella proudly bears the title of “European Best Destination 2024,” the city will be promoted throughout the year, attracting even more visitors to its shores. Travelers can expect a vibrant cultural scene, a wide range of activities, and a warm and welcoming atmosphere that showcases the best of Spanish hospitality.

Start your journey
Marbella’s recognition as the trendiest place to visit in 2024 is a testament to its unparalleled natural beauty, luxurious offerings, vibrant sports scene, and gastronomic delights. Whether you’re seeking relaxation on the beach, excitement in the golf courses, or indulgence in the local cuisine, Marbella promises an unforgettable experience. As you plan your next European getaway, or indeed property purchase, consider Marbella and the Costa del Sol as your top choice. 

We have seen a steady rise in property prices over the past 4 years but we still know that there is more growth especially on the western side of Costa del Sol. The new accolade that Marbella has can only springboard the rest of the coast to new heights of popularity. Alongside the incredible popularity of Estepona, the New Golden Mile and beyond to Sotogrande is a market primed for a great investment. 

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