Located on Costa del Sol, Puerto Banus in Spain is a marina in the Nueva Andalucia area on the southwestern parts of Marbella. In 1 970, Puerto Banus was developed into a huge shopping complex and a luxurious marina mainly targeting the famous and the rich. Sitting near a well known coastal village and bearing a Mediterranean architectural style, the Marina is a hot destination for the rich and houses expensive bars and restaurants as well s shopping malls and a typical marina which includes luxurious rich for the famous and rich. Streets in the interior of Puerto Banus have highly impressive patios and archways.
Puerto Banus is very close to Marbella, just 6 km away, and about 64 km from Malaga. Visitors to this marina are served by Malaga Airport which is about 60 km away. From there, visitors can connect to Puerto Banus and other adjacent suburbs and towns via the good road network and excellent transport services available in the region. Taxis to and from the Puerto Banus to Puerto Banus are fairly cheap. At the front of this marina, you will see luxury cars like Ferrari, Rolls Royce, Aston Martin, E- Type Jaguar and Lamborghini.
The famous Puerto Banus Street Market is a big market held on every Saturday from 9 in the morning to 3 pm. This street market is one of the largest and most famous markets in Costa del Sol. Every item you can think of is available for sale here with the most popular ones being bags, shoes, furniture, crafts, paintings, fruit, vegetables, flowers, antiques and clothes. The good thing is that you can make bargains as well with the locals which makes it one of the best places to visit in Costa del Sol. Even if you are not interested in the products, you can simply walk around the market and just look at other people bargaining. The atmosphere is always exciting and lovely.
During summertime, Puerto Banus becomes very busy and hot as well and it is overcrowded with visitors from all over the world. However, during this time, petty crimes are also very common and you will need to beware otherwise your money and bags can end up being snatched away. Besides, make sure that you carry sun protection as well such as sunscreen and hats. Streets in Puerto Banus are characterized by luxury and expensive boutiques such as Bvlgari, Christian Dior, Dolce & Gabbana, Versace, Valentino, and Hacket which offer swimwear and handbags.
Eating and drinking places in Puerto Banus are unlimited and you can address your gastronomical needs at News Café, Red Pepper, Hard Rock Café Marbella, and Don Leone among a few others. Taco Loco is an excellent club located right at the front of the marina where you can find an extensive menu of cocktails as well as the French and Italian cuisine at the nearby Chateau Mona Lisa restaurant. You can reserve your sleeping and accommodation at Grand Hotel Gvadalpin Banus and H10 Andalucia Plaza.