Take a break, and soak up the sun this summer in Marbella.

Jewel of the Costa del Sol Marbella shines year-round, but it wears its crown especially well in the warmest months of the year.

The new spa at the Don Carlos Leisure Resort & Spa, 8 km from the centre of Marbella, is a private paradise of Mediterranean relaxation.

Ah Marbella... known for a long time as the secret getaway of the rich and famous, seeking seaside respite and intensive detoxification plans just in time for summer. While this charming resort is a renowned playground for those in the know, it is also indulgent by default for visitors looking to bask, bathe and skip the detox to enjoy Spanish cuisine in style.

Málaga offers two pleasant buildings in which to discover the influence that Picasso’s first decade of life in his home city had on his future years

Yachts, catamarans, souks. Expect the unexpected from Marbella's yachting scene

With its dramatic landscape and stunning antiquities, the Costa del Sol was never short of attractions. Now a handful of luxury developments is spawning a property boom in the area.