Marbella promenade

Good news for those who love golf and enjoying the beaches in Marbella – the Marbella promenade will soon run all the way to Rio Real Golf. The extension of the wooden walkway will join Rio Real Golf to the seafront promenade and become part of the Gran Senda footpath that runs along the entire coastline of Malaga.

Marbella city council has just approved the project and work is due to start in the near future. The walkway will run for 640 metres and join El Pinillo, one of the best beaches in Marbella to Rio Real Golf. The work will include a bridge over Rio Real river.

Walk from Rio Real Golf to Marbella

The new section of the Marbella promenade will be a wooden walkway and include benches and lighting. Once it is completed, visitors to Rio Real Golf & Hotel will be able to walk to Marbella from the golf course along the seafront enjoying the sea views.

The Rio Real extension of the Marbella promenade comes with a cost of almost €1 million. The council has yet to fix a date for its construction, but the new walkway will probably be ready around the middle of next year – perfect if you’re planning a summer holiday in Marbella.

Did you know? Rio Real Golf is one of the very few golf courses on the Costa del Sol with a frontline beach position. See for yourself. 

About Marbella promenade

Marbella makes the most of its privileged location on the Mediterranean coast with one of the longest seafront promenades in Spain. It runs for 12km along the beaches in Marbella including those with blue-flag status.

The walk is easy since it’s completely flat. Views are, of course, stunning with the Mediterranean accompanying you all the way. On clear days, Morocco and the Rif Mountains are clearly visible on the horizon. And you have the backdrop of the Sierra Blanca Mountains.

Did you know? Rio Real Golf enjoys spectacular sea and mountain views too. They’re especially good from the Club House and restaurant. Book your table and see for yourself. 

Marbella promenade from Rio Real

If you’re staying at Rio Real Hotel, it’s easy to get to Marbella promenade. Summer visitors can make the most of the free shuttle service connecting the Hotel to the beach. At other times of the year, a short walk brings you to the lovely sandy beaches in Marbella.

From here, you join the seafront promenade and walk as far as you like. The centre of Marbella lies about an hour’s leisurely walk away – perfect for lunchtime tapas or an afternoon’s shopping in the old quarter.

Walk further along Marbella promenade to enjoy more great sea views as you stroll parallel to the Golden Mile. You then reach Puerto Banús with its luxury marina and high-end boutiques and restaurants. The perfect spot for an evening out before you return to Rio Real Hotel.

Did you know? As well as beaches and great golf courses, Marbella offers plenty of things to do. Discover all the resort’s attractions. 

Walk in autumn

The autumn temperatures are perfect for walking Marbella promenade. And it’s the best time of year for spectacular sunrises and sunsets. Make the most of them by combining golf with a stay at Rio Real Hotel


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