Open all year, the renowned Marbella Club Hotel, one of The Leading Hotels of the World, was once the private residence of Prince Alfonso von Hohenlohe. Certainly fit for royalty, the beachfront property touts over ten acres of lush gardens; tucked across this expanse are 121 luxury bedrooms and suites, as well as 14 Andalusian-style villas with their own private gardens and heated pools. Guests of the resort enjoy a state-of-the- art spa, 24-hour concierge service, an engaging kids’ club during school holidays, riding stables and a golf desk for those keen to hit the golf course’s breathtaking fairways.
TOP SUITE TWO-BEDROOM VILLA WITH POOL AND GARDENS
- Square footage: 1,615
- Nightly rate: About $1,700 to $4,700 (€1,300 to €3,600)
- Number of rooms in suite: Three
- Number of entrances to suite: One
- Number of baths: Two en-suite marble bathrooms
Suite style: Mediterranean-style luxury, with a natural color palette reflecting the shades of the sand, sea and sky
Key selling points: These beautiful retreats boast two en- suite bedrooms (some with Jacuzzis), a spacious living room, large furnished terrace and private heated pool nestled in verdant gardens. The suites come fully loaded with plasma- screen TVs, DVD players, wireless Internet, a stocked mini- bar, six different aromatic bath amenities and much more.
Number of suites in hotel: Seven two-bedroom villas, four with a private pool
Marbella Club Thalasso Spa: Indulge in a huge range of Tha- lasso and beauty treatments at this 8,610-square-foot beach- front spa, complete with a dynamic seawater pool, Osmanic steam baths, saunas, 12 treatment rooms and personalized programs for relaxation, well-being, detox and rejuvenation.
Signature treatments: Thalasso treatments, including MC Thalasso Vichy Detox and MC Thalasso Algae Detox
TOP RESTAURANT & LOUNGE
The Grill: Marbella’s gourmet go-to serves the best cuts of meat and offers exquisite classic cuisine in a romantic setting.
The Champagne Room: This legendary lounge combines lav- ish design, excellent service and the finest of champagnes.
Marbella Club Golf Resort: Enjoy guaranteed tee times at the resort’s 18-hole David Thomas course, which showcases spectacular views of Gibraltar and the North African coastline.