Puerto Banus (15 min by car)
Puerto Banus is a luxury marina where you can contemplate the most ostentatious vessels alongside exclusive top-range cars. Members of the jet set from all over the world meet in this enclave renowned for its parties and glamour.
Ojén (20 minutes by car)
The small village of Ojén is ten kilometres from Marbella in the hills next to Almadán Stream. This is a charming ‘white’ village in the heart of the Sierra de las Nieves Biosphere Reserve. Its natural resources , in which water plays a leading role, are of significance, as there are numerous rivers, springs and aquifers running through the Sierra Blanca.
Mijas (25 min by car)
A village with white lanes on the Costa del Sol, Mijas is a must for any visitor thanks to its charm. The ‘burro taxis’ (donkey taxis) are one of the most original tourist attractions in the area. Here you can visit the Ermita de la Virgen de la Peña (patron saint of the city), the Jardines de la Muralla and the city viewpoint with views across the whole of the Costa el Sol and the Mediterranean Sea.
An interesting place to visit here is the Carromato de Max Museum, the first museum of miniatures in the world. It is well worth a visit.
Casares (45 minutes by car)
One of the prettiest Andalucian landscapes in the region of Malaga. This village of white houses is located on a hillside in a privileged environment. Displays of geraniums decorate the balconies in a rural environment of peace and nature. This is the birthplace of Blas Infante, considered the ‘father of Andalucia‘.
Ronda (50 minutes by car)
Ronda, a monumental city with the imposing and well-known gorge, is considered to be one of the most beautiful cities in Andalucia. In addition to the bridge over the gorge, the bullring, the Museo del Bandolero (Bullfighting Museum) and typical streets which can be explored by horse and carriage, leave the visitor pleasantly surprised. It is also worth driving up to the archaeological remains of Acinipo, a former Roman city, 20 kilometres outside the city.