Marbella Things To Do

There is a popular perception that the Marbella Things To Do list is very short once you exclude beaches, golf and nightlife.

The reality is that nothing could be further from the truth! Marbella - and the entire Costa del Sol - offers a vast and thriving array of activities for families of all ages. 

Need some guidance on things to do in marbella? 

Scroll through the categories below and you'll find that Marbella offers a rich assortment of fantastic things to do for families with kids and teens of all ages and interests. We also offer an extensive listing of After School Activities as well as Camps for Kids and Teens.

You can also download our E-Guides for a shortlist of SUPER things to do with family and friends on the Costa del Sol.

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Challenging climb from Istán to Pico de La Concha, amazing views! 
Last weekend, I undertook a challenging hike to the summit of La Concha with my 18-year-old son, starting from Istán. This route is definitely tougher …

Where can I play petanque in Marbella 
Somewhere to play petanque, preferably with others. Location: Elviria or nearby

Paintball in Marbella 
My son will be 7 years old on the 8th of October. Can we arrange to play paintball? How many people are required to play? …

Skateboarding in Marbella 
What exactly are you are looking for?: A place to hire or borrow a skateboard in Marbella. Any specific needs or details?: Suitable for intermediate …

Looking for Mah Jongg players in Marbella 
Would anybody be interested in playing Mah Jongg in Marbella? What is Man Jongg? According to Wikipedia, Mahjong (About this sound listen (help·info)), …

Sphere - Zorbing in Marbella? 
Hola! I am trying to contact the company who does the Sphere - Zorbing thing but the website doesnt work and nobody answers the phone. Do you know if it's …

Marbella Skate Park 
The city of Marbella built a fantastic Skate Park, adjacent to the hugely popular San Pedro Boulevard . This professionally built outdoor skate park features …

Traveling with kids to Marbella 
My family and I are thinking about visiting Marbella in March/April of 2017. What are somethings we can do with A-Z kids age range from 8-5 Other than …

Age range for JetBoat in Marbella? 
What is the age range for the jet boat activity in Marbella? Regards, Simran

Open air cinema 
Can you tell me where the open air cinema is in marbella showing english movies please.

How far is the San Pedro Boulevard from Marbella? 
Is the above park free entry & how far is it from Marbella. Thank you, Stacey Please reply to:

Sea Experience Party Boat Marbella 
If you are looking for a party boat where all friends or family members will be able to embark together, look no further. The "Sea Experience" party …

Family beaches in Puerto Banus 
Could you please recommend one or more beaches near Nueva Andalucia/Puerto Banus for families adults with children ages 12 and 10?

Family Holiday in Marbella 
We are a family of 4, 2 adults and 2 girls aged 15 and 10. Holiday plan for a week beginning in April. Please advice on must-do things in Marbella. …

Activities with the kids in June 2016 
Hi, we are coming to stay in the aloha apartments the second and 3rd week of June. I have twin boys who will be 4. Is there any activities for them to …

International Fair 
Hi, We are visiting the Malaga area between 28th April - 3rd May and are enquiring about the dates of this years fair. We attended last years event and …

Swim with the Dolphines - April 2016  
Good afternoon, Me and my friend would like to swim with the Dolphins on out visits from the 14th-16th. Please could you tell me how to book and …

Kart 4 Fun  
Kart 4 Fun will provide you with a true adrenaline kicked experience whilst visiting the cutest villages and best places around. They have authorised …

Best places to visit in Marbella with kids and teens? 
We are travelling in March and staying for 3 nights. What are the main attractions and fun stuff to do with children ages 16, 13 and 9 yrs old. Where …

Recommendations for tours for a 7 person family? 
Hello! My family and I will be staying in Marbella from Feb 13 through Feb 21. We have 5 children and will need a driver to help us move around as …

Marbella Charter 
Marbella Charter , is part of the Marina Marbella Group which includes: • Boat and Yacht Rentals • Sea Excursions • Dolphin Watching • Celebrations, …

Coming to Marbella in February and looking for things for the kids to do 
Hi We are coming to stay in Puerta Banus in a week's time and we're are looking for activities to do with our kids (8 yrs, 6 yrs and 21 months). Obviously …

Family-friendly holidays in the Costa del Sol 
The stretching buttercup sands, warm sea, hoards of attractions and accommodating, delicious restaurants make the Costa del Sol ideal for families. You …

What to do on a Sunday? 
Hello there, We will be visiting next week for the first time and we will only be there Sunday and Monday. I forgot most places close on Sunday. Any …

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Things to do in summer for a 17 year old girl? 
I live in Coin, but I can easily get a ride into Marbella. I have a long summer break ahead, about 3 months, and I have nothing to do. All my friends …

Buggy Safari Marbella 
We had a fantastic day out with the new company called Buggy safari marbella. It´s a tour using 2 seater go karts (Buggies) that you can drive on the …

Food Festival San Pedro - 20-22 May 2016 
Boulevard San Pedro Alcantara host a Strolling Food Fest, a culinary event that will be attended by 11 trucks of food from different countries, confirmed …

Top tips for visiting Marbella & Beyond Not rated yet
For a family-friendly destination with beautiful beaches, excellent attractions, and a wonderful climate the Costa del Sol is just the perfect choice. …

MARBELLALAND Family Park Summer 2016 Not rated yet
Puerto Banus has surprised us with a super-fun summer attraction park for the entire family that is scheduled to be open from mid July through the 4th …

Casinos to visit in Marbella Not rated yet
It’s obvious why people want to travel to Marbella in the south of Spain, it has everything that a sun-loving holiday-goer could ever want. It has the …

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If you need assistance planning a family or group holiday in Marbella, Andalucia or the Costa del Sol, don't worry! There are lots of local resources that can help put together a turnkey family holiday for you based on any interest or budget.

Whether you are interested in history, archeology or gastronomy, Marbella and Andalucia offer a vast array of unique experiences for the whole family.

MARBELLA THINGS TO DO - need help planning your trip or event in Marbella?

If you need assistance planning a fun outing for your family or group, there are numerous Marbella travel agencies which specialise specifically in activities for families, wedding parties, or groups of people.

The reality is that Marbella and the Costa del Sol offer families among the most diverse and exciting locations in the whole of Europe to experience countless unique indoor and outdoor activities. Marbella's year-round sunshine means families and kids of all ages can be outside engaged in everything from a casual walk on La Concha to watching wild animals roam free in a nearby adventure park.

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Looking to stay indoors, out of the rain or sun with the kids?

Looking to stay indoors?  Don't worry - there are plenty of options to keep you and your kids entertained.  Whether you're looking for workshops to boost your kids' creativity or a play centre where they can roam free while you enjoy a coffee, you'll find endless opportunities in Marbella!

Got a great tip on something fun to do in Marbella?  Let us know about it using our Share a Tip feature - we'd love to spread the word to the community!

Love to cook?

If you love to cook, check out our growing blog on Cooking Classes on the Costa del Sol.  You'll find loads of feedback from the community on a variety of fun and exciting cooking classes, ranging from Michelin star restaurant locations to delivering private classes at your home.

If you know of a great cooking class or experience on the Costa del Sol, let us know about it using our Share a Tip feature.  We'd love to share your feedback with the community!

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