Wednesday, 27 October 2010
Puerto Banus - Costa del Sol Travel Guide
Puerto Banus is a top spot for sexy sunshine holidays.
•Puerto Banus If you want glitz and glamour, head down to the marina. Daytime: work on your tan, your nails, your bling; choose an outfit. In short, get ready to party.
•Be prepared to dress up, get down and generally have a fab time all the time. This is the epitome of Costa del Chic. There are trendy bars, superb restaurants, beach clubs and a casino.
•And of course, Yachts, loads of them. Multi-million pound gleaming sleek gin palaces with hunky crews and very well dressed yachties.
•It's all about looking good. Puerto Banus does not do casual, well it does, just in a Ralph Lauren stylee The streets here really are paved with Armani shops and Rolex outlets. And it's a great fun place to spend some time shopping, partying, people watching and day dreaming. But whatever you do, don't forget your sunnies; and they'd better be blinging or the fashion police will be after you.
•Ideal for fashionistas, shopaholics, sun worshippers, singles and couples.
•The beaches in Puerto Banus There is a pleasant beach and the Ocean Beach Club is very popular. It has a large pool, bar and comfy sofa. Plus the beaches at Marbella are only 6km away.
•Check out the Mistral Beach Club for a relaxing, trendy sojourn in the sun.
•Nikki Beach at MarbellaNikki Beach is a world wide brand with beaches in St Tropez, St Barths, Hollywood and Miami. Nikki Beach is set on a lovely part of the beach and offers its own watersports and boat transfer service. It serves fine food and cocktails while you laze on decadent white beds and loungers. There are regular sunset dinners and parties. To see how the other lives, even it's just for a day, you really should go for it.
•Marbella You have to visit Marbella while you are here.
•It has a lovely beach, a charming old town, 25 golf courses, some fabulous designer shops, beautiful restaurants and sophisticated nightlife.
•The best restaurants in Puerto Banus?There is a fantastic array of cuisine in Puerto Banus, the traditional Spanish fish and seafood restaurants are elegance personified and offer you the chance to choose your own seafood or fish which they will then cook for you. There are also some trendy bistros and brasseries. So far, our happy holidaymakers have voted Reginas as the best restaurant in Puerto Banus. Let us know what you think when you get back.
•When is the best time to visit Puerto Banus? May - October for a serious tan. But the rest of the year offers up its own rewards.
•The weather all along the Costa del Sol is pretty good all year round and you can have a lovely weekend and still hit the beach even in November; as well as doing all the other fun non-dependent-on-sunshine stuff, like eating well, winning at the casino or shopping till you drop into a nice comfy sofa cocktail in hand.
•Stags and Hens holidays in Puerto Banus. Could there be a more perfec destination for a top notch stags or hens holiday.
•Weekend breaks in Puerto BanusLooking for a top short break in Puerto Banus? You're right, long weekends in Puerto Banus are brilliant. There is so much to do; playing golf, pampering at one of the many spas in the area or simply shopping and relaxing poolside.
•A perfect break in Puerto Banus could include any of the following: sports fishing, clay pigeon shooting, go karting, waterpark, cable skiing, mountain biking, quad bikes, paintball, canyoning, hot air ballooning, horse riding, beach football, dolphin spotting, horse racing and golf.
•Spanish Football: Why not check out the football at Malaga FC or in Sevilla while you are away.
•Excursions: There are so many, here are just a few ideas;
•Animal Parks - Visit the nearby Selwo Safari Park at Estepona or Selwo Marine Park at Benalmedina, ride horses through the Lobo wolf park or visit the Crocodile Park in Torremelinos.
•Theme and Play Parks Tivoli world with 40 different rides, The Arcadia play park, Aqualand at Torremelinos, Casa Loca jungle gym, Aqua Park in Mijas and Funny Beach (which isn't really a beach but does have go karts, boat rides and fun stuff.)
•Shopping in Puerto Banus. The El Cortes Ingles department store near Puerto Banus is a must do. It is a wonderful shop full of fine foods, wines, shoes and designer clothes and is probably the most popular shopping haunt of serious shoppers all along the coast.
•Plus there are two fabulous shopping centres; La Canada and the Lagunas shopping centre nearby.
•Excursions:For a taste of traditional Spain, visit the villages of Ronda, Ojen and the white village of Mijas.
•Nearby Malaga is has a museum dedicated to its most famous son, Picasso.
•Visit the mountain village of Benhavis and enjoy dinner at sunset amongst incredible scenery. Or check out the monkeys on the rock of Gibraltar.
•Nightlife in Puerto Banus.It's top. Cool clubs, trendy bars, fabulous restaurants, casino and a cinema.
•Holidays to Puerto Banus: Choose your cheap flights and hotels with us and plan your holidays in Puerto Banus.
•Hotels in Puerto Banus: We have an excellent choice of hotels in Puerto Banus.
•Cheap Flights to Malaga: We have cheap flights to Malaga with all your favourite airlines and operators. The flight takes just over 3 hours from UK airports.
•Transfers to Puerto Banus: We can book your transfers to your hotel in Puerto Banus by either shuttle or private taxi. We can also book UK airport car parks online, plus travel insurance and currency exchange for your holiday.
Did you know? Puerto Banús was originally called Puerto Jose Banús after the property developer who built it in 1970.
Posted by john at 07:49