Spring has just officially arrived, although the Costa del Sol has been enjoying sunshine and warm temperatures for weeks. If you’re looking for a dose of wonderful weather in a location that’s easy to get to, how about taking a spring break in Marbella? And to give you some extra inspiration and motivation, here are ten things to do while you’re there.
Enjoy some golf
This one’s obvious especially if you’re staying in Marbella where you’re spoilt for choice when it comes to first-class golf courses. But if you’re looking for the best deals, check out the dynamic prices at Rio Real. This unique system lets you choose the deal that suits you.
Take a stroll
Spring is easily warm enough and the beaches in Marbella are without their summer crowds. Don’t miss a long stroll along the sands during your spring break. Choose the beaches on the east side of Marbella, the best for walking almost as far as you like. Step out first thing for the sunrise and last thing for the sunset. Perfect!
See the flowers
A spring break in Marbella gives you the chance to see the countryside in its full glory plus enjoy the best of the flowers in the resorts. Estepona, known as the Garden of the Costa del Sol, comes into its best bloom in spring – don’t miss the hundreds of colourful flowers in the town centre.
Hear a legend
The Costa del Sol holds a year-round calendar of great concerts. This spring you can enjoy some world-famous legends on the stage including Bob Dylan who will be playing at Fuengirola Castle. See the full line-up of spring concerts on the Costa del Sol here.
The Costa del Sol is famous as a melting pot of all nationalities and nowhere do they come together better than at the International Fair in Fuengirola. Taking place on 30 April and 5 May, the event celebrates cultures from Russia to Argentina and from China to Scotland. Enjoy a day of true international spirit on your spring break in Marbella.
Marbella is just a short drive from Malaga, birth place to the most famous 20th century artist. Admire the painter’s talent this spring at the Picasso Museum in Malaga, home to a collection of unique works spanning his whole lifetime. And you can also see Olga Picasso, a temporary exhibition exploring Picasso’s artistic creations during the time he was married to his first wife. Find out more here.
The Costa del Sol is home to some world-class gastronomy so make the space for a foodie feast during your spring break in Marbella. As well as visiting the Michelin-star restaurants in the resort, why not check out Marbella All Stars on 14 May? This annual event brings together the best in culinary talent and trends. And don’t forget that Rio Real Restaurant offers fine wining and dining all year-round and with views to die for.
Hike a mountain
Spring makes a great time of year for getting out and about in the magnificent landscapes around Marbella. Pop on your hiking boots and head for the Refugio de Juanar in Sierra Blanca, just a short drive from Rio Real, and enjoy one of the many hiking routes. Choose from easy to challenging but they all include stunning mountain and sea views.
Have all the fun of the fair
A spring break in Marbella offers the ideal opportunity to enjoy one of the biggest events of the year in the resort – Marbella Fair. Taking place around 11 June, the week-long celebrations are colourful and fun, and include spectacular fireworks, concerts and a funfair.
Stay in luxury
Since you’ve chosen Marbella for your spring break, stay in luxury. Rio Real has one of the best boutique hotels on the Costa del Sol, offering your spacious rooms, designed so you can relax in luxurious comfort. Every single one has a roomy terrace overlooking the immaculate greens on Rio Real Golf Course and our great hotel deals include green fees. It really doesn’t get any better. Book your spring break at Rio Real now!