Find your perfect holiday rental in the glamorous Spanish city of Marbella

Rent a villa or apartment in Marbella and holiday alongside the rich and famous

Villas, apartments and holiday rentals in Marbella

Vibrant Marbella is a lively resort city in the Costa del Sol region of Malaga Province in Andalucia, on the southern coast of Spain. This popular party destination is a playground for the rich and famous and the perfect location for a sun-drenched escape in beautiful surroundings. Offering the complete beach holiday experience, Marbella boasts some 27 km of golden sand beaches, a mild Mediterranean climate, Michelin-starred restaurants, a world-class nightlife, luxury shopping brands and some of the best golf courses in the whole of Europe!

Stay in one of our premium villas or apartments to experience the full offerings of Spain’s most glamorous resort. From multi-million-pound super yachts to luxury sports cars and upscale bars, the bright lights of Marbella are perfect for those who want to enjoy the high life. But aside from the glitz and the glamour, Marbella still retains a traditional Andalucian charm which can be felt in the atmospheric whitewashed old quarter, with its winding streets, Moorish ramparts and plazas brimming with orange trees and al fresco diners.

If culture and sightseeing is what you’re after, then the Roman baths in San Pedro, or the Moorish palace in Ronda are a must-see, but if you’re like the many partygoing holidaymakers who visit Marbella, you’ll be heading straight to the famous Golden Mile, stretching all the way to neighbouring Puerto Banus. The beating heart of Marbella’s nightlife, let your hair down, mingle and dance the night away, with plenty of clubs, bars and venues to choose from. Bask on the sands of Marbella’s 24 beaches, a paradise of sun lounging and water sports.

The calm waters and nearby wildlife and theme parks are perfect for a fun family day out. End the day with an authentic Spanish dish at the Paseo Maritimo boulevard which stretches along the coast and has plenty of restaurants, cafes and shops with terraces facing out to the beautiful Mediterranean. Whether you're holidaying with a big group of friends, family, or as a couple, Clickstay puts you at the heart of it all. Enjoy the full 5-star Marbella experience and live the life of luxury from one of our spacious villa rentals with private pools, or beachfront apartments with modern facilities.

Key holiday info
  • Marbella is 40 minutes from the nearest Málaga airport which is less than a 3 hour direct flight from the UK and mainland Europe.
  • During the height of summer you can expect the highest daytime temperature to reach 30°C, whilst the winter is colder with daytime highs rarely falling below 12°C.
  • The average summer sea temperature is 24°C.
  • There are 10 golf courses in Marbella area alone and over 50 along the Costa del Sol.
  • Marbella boasts 5 Blue Flag beaches: Guadalmina, Casablanca, Faro, El Cable and Artola.

A beginner's guide to renting a villa or apartment in Marbella

Marbella may be known as Spain's playground for the rich and famous, but underneath all the swagger and glamour there is so much more to this beautiful town. It has a wonderful cosmopolitan atmosphere and boasts some beautiful Blue Flag beaches, a pleasant climate, world-class nightlife, upscale restaurants and modern amenities, including plenty of facilities for families. Marbella is easily accessible as well, with a less than 3-hour direct flight from the UK and mainland Europe.

In the heart of the historic old quarter lies the famous Plaza de Naranja; otherwise known as Orange Square, set in a beautiful bay with whitewashed houses and orange trees embellishing its ancient streets. Wander the labyrinth of tiny alleyways surrounding the square, or while away hours visiting the charming independent boutiques, souvenir shops and excellent restaurants. Wander the labyrinth of tiny alleys around the square, or while away the hours at the many charming boutiques, souvenir shops and excellent restaurants.

The town’s jewel, well worth a visit, is the 16th century Church of Our Lady of the Incarnation that stands out as an exquisite piece of architecture. Step back in time with archaeological sites likes the Roman baths of San Pedro, or walk down the 300 steps leading to Casa del Rey Moro fortress and water mine, with the singing birds and lapping water providing a peaceful soundtrack.

Cross the road from the Old Town and you’ll find yourself at La Alameda Park. With a large ceramic fountain surrounded by exotic plants and trees, the park is a true oasis of peace, where you can enjoy some shade from the midday sun. Marbella has plenty to see and do, from the upscale restaurants and shops dotted along the Paseo Maritimo boulevard, to the lively port promenade where you can sip your favourite drink at one of the many luxury bars, while watching the world go by. Or escape the main hustle and bustle and venture out of town to neighbouring Puerto Banus with its impressive marina. 

Art lovers might appreciate a visit to Avenida del Mar, exhibiting Dalí's sculptures and temporary art and media. If that's not enough, then get your culutral fix at the Spanish Contemporary Engraving Museum in the Hospital Bazán - the most important museum of its kind and home to the exhibitions of engravings and art works from national artists such as Picasso and Miró.

With a 27km-long coastline, Marbella boasts 24 different beaches, many of which have received the prestigious Blue Flag Award over the years. From Capobino to San Pedro Alcantara, take your pick and relax! With an abundance of water sports facilities, stretches of golden sand and azure calm waters, Marbella's beaches are a perfect base to chill out, spend time with family, exercise, or party from dusk til dawn. Among the most popular are: Capobino, Nueva Andalucia, Alicate, Puerto Banús, Artola, Fontanilla and Nikki beach.

Why rent a villa or apartment in ­Marbella with Clickstay?

For the last ten years we've sent thousands of happy holidaymakers to villas and apartments all over Costa del Sol and Marbella! We're a trusted brand with secure online payment and you can book your holiday in Marbella with confidence. We're also here to help – whether you're looking for that perfect rental in Marbella or you're already on holiday, you can call or email our customer services team.

Did you know...
  • A former mosque, Ermita de Santiago in the centre of Marbella was later transformed into a small church - the oldest one in Marbella!
  • Marbella's Bonsai Museum is one of the best in Europe, housing a wonderful collection of exotic Bonsai trees from all over the world.
  • Selwo Marina is a small marine park, 30 minutes from Marbella. It is the only park of its kind in Andalusia.
  • Have a laugh with friends at Funny Beach, an amusement park just outside of Marbella, with go karts, parasailing, water scooters and a restaurant bar!
  • The Sierra de las Nieves Natural Park, approx. 1 hour away, was declared a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve in 1995.

Luxury villas with private pools in Marbella

Famous for its cosmopolitan atmosphere, amazing beaches, vibrant nightlife and premier holiday rentals, Marbella is an ideal base for a sophisticated beach holiday. Whether you're holidaying with friends, family, or as a couple, enjoy the space and privacy of your own pool: soak up the sun with freedom or have a cooling, care-free swim. For a 5-star experience, live the life of luxury from one of our villas with a private pool.

Our top 6 villas in Marbella with private pools

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Family-friendly holiday rentals in Marbella

Enjoy the glamorous life of Marbella with your family from the privacy of your own villa or apartment. Marbella is the perfect destination for a family holiday: great weather, gorgeous beaches, wonderful food, upmarket boutiques and amazing water and wildlife parks children and grown-ups can enjoy alike. Whether it's a villa with a pool or an apartment near the beach, we've got plenty of holiday properties our owners have marked as family-friendly.

Our top 6 family-friendly holiday rentals in Marbella

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Own a holiday villa or apartment in Marbella?

If you are an owner or agent with holiday villas or apartments in Marbella, or if you want to increase your rentals, then sign up to Clickstay and manage your properties directly. Clickstay lets owners to contact renters directly. Our online system allows you to manage your property description, prices and availability as well as catering for all sorts of holiday rentals – from villas with private pools to beach front apartments.

Our costs are low: we charge a £1, €1 or $1 sign-up fee and you can then advertise an unlimited number of properties to directly to renters looking for a - holiday rental. We charge 10% marketing commission when a renter books your property through the Clickstay site.

Interested? Find out more on how you can list your villa or apartment rentals.