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Situated at the border of the Granada and Malaga provinces, along the Costa del Sol, is the upscale Marina del Este development. Nestled between the mountains and the sea, Marina del Este is a bay set between two beautiful Andalusian villages on the coast, La Herradura and Almuñécar. It boasts a lovely marina, hidden coves, caves, apartments, and holiday homes. It's a haven for beach lovers, sailers, hikers, and anyone who seeks a laid-back holiday destination in the south of Spain.Find your dream holiday rentals in Marina del Este
Spain-Holiday boasts an unbeatable selection of holiday rentals in Marina del Este (La Herradura). Whether you'll be coming with friends, family, or your significant other, you'll be sure to find plenty of ways to make your visit extra memorable with the ideal holiday rental. Host your group trip in an oversized villa surrounded by trees, a private garden, and a large swimming pool– all just a stone's throw from the beach. Or, make your family holiday unforgettable in a charming holiday home with a garden and all the comforts of home, just a short walk away from the beach. Impress your date with a gorgeous seaside flat with a view of the mountains and water, just steps away from the beach. Be sure to filter your search based on your desired amenities for the best chances of finding your idea holiday rentals in Marina del Este (La Herradura).
Holidays in Marina del Este: The area and getting aroundArriving in Marina del Este
The closest airport to Marina del Este is Malaga Airport, which is 87 kilometres, or a 1-hour drive away. You can use a bus, a taxi, or a private car to reach your holiday rental in Marina del Este from the airport. The public bus system in this region of Spain is well-connected with plenty of options for getting around. However, depending on the amount you plan to explore, a private rental car may be the best option for you.Getting around the resort
Marina del Este is a small development, and is entirely walkable. However, because of its proximity to the mountains, some parts of the resort are situated at varying levels of elevation, you may prefer to navigate some areas of Marina del Este by car. If you'll be traveling with children, the elderly, or anyone who isn't able to walk uphill, it is recommended to have a private car for your stay.
Travellers and activitiesMarina del Este for Couples
There's not a better place to enjoy a romantic and unforgettable holiday with your significant other than at Marina del Este. Relax by the beach with couple's massages at Marina Massage, where you can indulge in some R&R to the sound of the waves. Also, treat your partner to a high-end date-night at Atraque 7, which boasts a creative menu of fine dishes using local ingredients.Marina del Este for Families
Families of all ages can enjoy a laid-back and memorable holiday in Marina del Este. Bring your children to Almunecar Aquarium for a day of fun with fishies. This oversized aquarium boasts 200 species of over 3,000 fish! Kids can learn all about the flora and fauna of the Mediterranean here, while observing live sea creatures in the tanks. Also, go to Cueva de Siete Palacios Archeological Museum to learn about some of the region's fascinating history at this underground museum.
Top 5 travel tips in Marina del Este1. Discover the spectacular beaches
The coastal area surrounding Marina del Este is blessed with an abundance of beautiful beaches. Playa Marina del Este is the resort town's own beach, with clear waters and a nice beach bar where you can order drinks and cocktails. Playa Berengueles is one of the most popular nearby choices, with crystalline waters suitable for swimming and soft white sands.2. Get out on the water
One of the best ways to experience the dazzling atmosphere of Marina del Este is directly on the water. There are numerous boat tour operators and adventure companies offering boat charters, snorkeling and diving trips, and sunset sailing tours. Inquire at one of the local boat tour companies in the marina to find the perfect boat tour for your visit.3. Visit the nearby ancient ruins
This area of Spain is known for its many ancient Roman ruins which you can visit and explore. Head over to the nearby El Majuelo Botanical Park to visit the vast ancient Roman city, which is surrounded by trees and gardens. Also, visit the Cave of the Seven Palaces, which is an underground museum with a spectacular history. The castle of Castillo de San Miguel consists of numerous fortifications dating back to the 1st century B.C., and offers a nice day-trip activity.4. Eat like a king/queen
Marina del Este is known for its upscale dining options, allowing you to eat like a king (or queen) during your visit. Indulge in delicious Mediterranean fare at Restaurante El Barco, which is known for its fresh fish, delicious drinks, and excellent sea views. Or, try Salazon, which offers an excellent selection of fish and local seafood, as well as beautiful views of the marina.5. Walk around the marina
The high-end Marina del Este is quite a spectacle, with all its luxury yachts and catamarans. Go for a walk around the marina at night when it is all lit up for the ultimate ambient evening stroll.