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Take a Spain vacation along the sun-soaked Costa del Sol for the ultimate seaside stay and play escape. Travel to Spain with this new privately operated program which promises you an ultra-deluxe experience! Enjoy touring by chauffeured car, savor delicious meals, evenings filled with soft Mediterranean breezes... Visit the capital of the Costa del Sol - Malaga; enjoy Mijas, one of the acclaimed "pueblos blancos" (white-washed villages); explore the Moorish town of Granada and its Alhambra Palace; experience the hillside town of Ronda... Marbella and the Costa del Sol are waiting for you with this Spain vacation package.


Itinerary

Day 1 - MARBELLA

Arrival in Marbella, the chicest resort along the Costa del Sol. Check in at your hotel and start exploring this Andalucian port at the foot of the Sierra Blanca, that still displays traces of its past in its palatial town hall, medieval ruins, and ancient Moorish walls.

Day 2 - MARBELLA I MALAGA I MIJAS I MARBELLA

Today your driver will be taking you to Malaga, the capital city of Costa del Sol, where you will enjoy a private guided tour. Visit Plaza de la Merced, in the heart of the historic city center. The area is surrounded by monuments from Malaga's rich past such as the "Casa Natal" or birthplace of the world famous artist Pablo Ruiz Picasso, the Roman Theater, Gibralfaro Castle with its breathtaking views over the city, as well as the Alcazaba, an Arabian fort built in the 11th century on the remains of a Roman fortress. After a delightful “Tapas” lunch, continue to Mijas, a typically Andalucian whitewashed village. (B,L)

Day 3 - MARBELLA I GRANADA I MARBELLA

Your full day excursion takes you to Granada, a city known for the winding alleys of the medina-like Albaicín (the old Muslim quarter), for the majestic views of the snowcapped Sierra Nevada, and for the passionate gypsy flamenco. Your private guided tour includes a visit of the Alhambra Palace, the hilltop 13th-century fortress of the Nasrid kings, and of its cypress tree-studded Generalife Gardens. Lunch in a local restaurant is included. (B,L)

Day 4 - MARBELLA I RONDA I PUERTO BANUS I MARBELLA

Spain vacation Today visit Ronda, a small town high in the Serranía de Ronda Mountains, whose main attraction is a deep gorge spanned by three bridges over the Guadalevín River. Your private guided tour will take you to the old quarter. Stroll along its narrow streets lined up with beautiful Moorish-style buildings and stop for a visit of Santa María Church, Don Bosco House, and the Arena, the oldest bullring in Spain. Built in 1785, the Plaza de Toros is the setting for the yearly Corrida Goyesca and a work of architectural beauty. Before returning to Marbella, stop in Puerto Banús, a very picturesque fishing village, home to top quality shops and an array of expensive bars and restaurants. (B)

Day 5 - MARBELLA

Full day at leisure to relax on the beach or to wander the cobblestone streets lined up with whitewashed houses of the Old Town. Tonight, your private driver will take you to a local restaurant for a “Paella Feast”. Transfers to and from the restaurant are included. (B,D)

Day 6 - MARBELLA TO USA (OR EXTEND YOUR STAY)

 Spain vacationsSay “adiós” to Spain or extend your stay. (B)

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Includes

  • Hotel accommodation for 5 nights
  • 8 included meals consisting of:
    - 5 buffet breakfasts
    - 1 tapas lunch
    - 1 lunch at local restaurant
    - 1 dinner at local restaurant
  • Private full day excursion to Malaga and Mijas, including guided tour of Malaga and entrance fees for the Cathedral and the Alcazaba
  • Private full day excursion to Granada, including guided tour and entrance fees for the Alhambra Palace and Generalife Gardens
  • Private full day excursion to Ronda and Puerto Banus, including guided tour of Ronda and entrance fees for the Bullring, Santa María Church, and Don Bosco House
  • Chauffeur-driven car during all excursions
  • Document holder and luggage tags
  • Hotel taxes and service charges

Excludes

      • Airfare, Airport taxes & Fuel Surcharges 
      • Visa upon arrival (and upon re-entry) if required 
      • Tips and Personal items 
      • Travel Insurance 
      • Optional Tours

Notes

    From price is per person, double occupancy, based on a minimum of 4 passengers and following hotels:
    Marbella: Gran Melia Don Pepe

    This program is available from Marbella and Torremolinos. A selection of different hotels, room category, additional nights, transfers and optional tours are available. Program’s validity and/or some included features may vary.

Departures & Rates

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