Living in Marbella means living in a privileged place. A complete city  that has everything: sun, sea, mountains, nightlife and plenty of social activities.

In Selectiva we are in love with Marbella, every charming corner, the quality of life it offers, the cultural offer, the select plans of the city … so we want to guide you through our favorite places, the trendy places of the moment and the plans that you can not miss if you are in Marbella, either visiting or permanently.

Where to eat?

El Lago Restaurant

El Lago Restaurant

In a unique location, in front of the Greenlife Golf clubhouse, overlooking the lake, El Lago Restaurant is the quintessence of Andalusian gastronomy.

Its menu represents a firm commitment to a cooking associated with the Malaga and Andalusian territory, which combines the value of quality raw materials and creativity well understood.

It has a Michelin star as well as a Sun of the Repsol Guide, being the first high gastronomic restaurant in Andalusia certified Km0 by the international entity Slow Food.

Its menu includes delicacies such as foie gras with caramelized apple and pigeon with liver and mango, as well as more than 200 wine options.

Skina Restaurant

Skina Restaurant

Located in the old town of Marbella, this exclusive restaurant offers a mix between the most multicultural cooking and the best of seasonal Andalusian gastronomy.

Skina Restaurant has two Michelin stars, as well as a wine list of more than 950 references.

It is remarkable for its careful treatment of the client, with an incomparable level of attention to detail as well as to the diners.

Messina Restaurant

Messina Restaurant

Located on the main avenue of Marbella, next to the Hotel Amare, the menu of the Messine Restaurant offers the highest quality of local products, such as fish and seafood, all from the Marbella coast.

The Restaurant has held a Michelin Star since 2016 and in all the plates you can appreciate a great technique, with simple and elegant


Where to have fun?

Nikki Beach

Nikki Beach, Marbella

Nikki Beach Marbella has one of the best locations on the Marbella coast, directly on the beach of Marbella East, being recognized worldwide and purchased with other luxury locations of the most select places in the world, including Mallorca, St Tropez, St Barths, Ibiza or Miami.

It is located in the Hotel Don Carlos, where there is always fun, good music and party atmosphere. It has a fantastic VIP terrace, open-air restaurant, and infinity pool.

Ocean Club

Ocean Club Marbella

The Ocean Club Marbella is one of the largest and most recognized beach clubs in Marbella for its festive atmosphere, good music and cocktails.

You can start the day in its Amai restaurant, book one of the private lounge areas while a renowned DJ plays or enjoy the pool.

Where to relax?

Oasis Wellness and Spa at Don Carlos Resort

A fantastic complex within the tropical garden of Don Carlos Resort dedicated to wellness where you will find a variety of first-class spa facilities. Such as a 1,600 m water circuit, sauna, steam baths, a temple of showers and exceptional aroma cabins. With the most modern facilities and design.

Six Senses Spa at Puente Romano Beach Resort

Six Senses Spa

A beautiful spa located in front of the beach and with the philosophy of aligning your ‘six senses’. The design of the place is inspired by local architecture and handicrafts, as well as natural materials that provide instant calm when entering this area of the resort. The spa offers a wide range of treatments and facilities focused on generating wellness in both body and mind.

Where to practice sports?

La Reserva Club Sotogrande

La Reserva Club

One of the best golf courses on the Costa del Sol. Designed in 2003 by the American architect and golf course designer Cabell B. Robinson and located on the hillside with natural views. La Reserva is a championship golf course with 18 challenging holes. And if you are still not very familiar with the game, you can learn at the famous Manuel Piñero-Sánchez Golf Academy.

Santa María Polo Club

Santa María Polo Club

If you prefer to practice a more active sport, you should visit the largest polo club in Marbella. The Santa María Polo Club is a new equestrian center and club that occupies 52 hectares of lush nature and offers first-class facilities. With events held throughout the year, you don’t need to be an experienced rider to enjoy the sport and the social atmosphere that surrounds it.

Real Club Padel Marbella

Real Club Padel Marbella

Real Club Padel Marbella is one of the best Padel Clubs in Marbella with 10 of the best courts in the area and magnificent facilities for its members and clients who wish to go, play and enjoy this sport in a select and well cared environment.

Where to stay?

Need help renting a villa or penthouse in Marbella? At Selectiva Real Estate we will be more than happy to help you find the type of accommodation that best suits your needs and make your stay in this amazing city a real dream. We only assure you one thing, before you leave, you will already be thinking about coming back.