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The best spa hotels in Costa del Sol

A curated list of spa hotels and resorts

Tomas Mazowski A list by Tomas Mazowski. This guide was last updated in June 2024.

Hey! Indulge in the ultimate pampering experience at one of these luxurious spa hotels. Designed to provide relaxation, rejuvenation, and tranquility, these properties offer an array of wellness services that range from massages and facials to yoga classes and meditation sessions. To make your search for the perfect spa hotel in in Costa del Sol easier, I've compiled this list of top-rated properties for your consideration. So sit back, relax, and explore your options - your ultimate wellness retreat awaits!

  • 1 Hotel Soho Boutique El Tiburon & Spa -Adults Recommended Torremolinos, Spain

    Spa hotel: Hotel Soho Boutique El Tiburon & Spa -Adults Recommended

    **** Hotel. Just 60 metres from the charming La Carihuela Beach in Torremolinos, Hotel Soho Boutique El Tiburon & Spa -Adults Recommended offers an outdoor pool. Free WiFi access is provided. Each air-conditioned room comes with a flat-screen satellite TV and Virtual Reality headset. Show full description Guest review score 8.4, rooms from around 55 EUR.

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  • 2 Finca Cortesin Hotel Golf & Spa Casares, Spain

    Spa hotel: Finca Cortesin Hotel Golf & Spa

    ***** Resort. This luxury hotel and spa, with its own championship golf course, is a 5-minute drive from Bahía de Casares Beach. It features 2 outdoor pools and a private, seasonal beach club with infinity pool, restaurant and bar. Home of the annual Volvo World Match Play Championship in 2009, 2011 and 2012, the hotel’s 18-hole golf course was designed by Cabell Robinson. Show full description Guest review score 9.6

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  • 3 Marbella Club Hotel · Golf Resort & Spa Marbella, Spain

    Spa hotel: Marbella Club Hotel · Golf Resort & Spa

    ***** Hotel. This luxurious beachfront hotel, set between Marbella and Puerto Banús, has 2 luxurious pools and 5 restaurants. Surrounded by lush gardens with direct beach access, it offers 1 free green fee per person per stay at Marbella Club Golf Resort. Featuring bedrooms with a private terrace and sea or garden views, Marbella Club Hotel was originally the private residence of Prince Alfonso von Hohenlohe, the founder of the hotel. The property has 5 restaurants, serving International and traditional Spanish cuisine. Puerto Banús offers a wide range of designer shops, bars, and restaurants. The hotel provides shuttle service to Marbella Club Golf Resort. The 18-hole golf course was designed by Dave Thomas and offers views of the Mediterranean Sea and Africa. The property also features a Thalasso Spa with sea views, offering a range of treatments, including a sauna and water bed. This spacious complex also features a Kids' Club for children. It includes a dance studio, music room, an enchanted forest, among many other leisure and educational facilities. Guest review score 9.3, rooms from around 1165 EUR.

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  • 4 Hotel IPV Palace & Spa - Adults Recommended Fuengirola, Spain

    Spa hotel: Hotel IPV Palace & Spa - Adults Recommended

    **** Hotel. Situated on Fuengirola beachfront, next to the 12th-century Sohail Castle, this hotel has 2 swimming pools and a spa. The bright and spacious rooms at Hotel IPV Palace & Spa - Adults Recommended feature free WiFi and a private terrace. Each room has a minibar and a flat-screen satellite TV with international channels. Show full description Guest review score 8.6, rooms from around 96 EUR.

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  • 5 Las Dunas Hotel Health & Spa Estepona, Spain

    Spa hotel: Las Dunas Hotel Health & Spa

    ***** Hotel. Las Dunas Hotel Health & Spa is a luxurious beachfront hotel overlooking the Mediterranean, just 15 minutes’ drive from Puerto Banus. It features an outdoor swimming pool, gardens and a spa, set in a traditional Andalusian-style building. The spa includes an indoor pool and a gym located right next to the beach with views over the Mediterranean. Show full description Guest review score 8.6, rooms from around 620 EUR.

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  • 6 Don Carlos Resort & Spa Marbella, Spain

    Spa hotel: Don Carlos Resort & Spa

    ***** Hotel. Surrounded by 20.000sq meters of gardens, this luxury resort opens onto Marbella’s Elviria Beach, where it has a private beach club with VIP amenities. The resort offers several swimming pools, a wellness center and tennis facilities. Offering free WiFi, each elegant, air-conditioned room at hotel Don Carlos Marbella has a flat-screen TV, with a selection of films. The spacious bathrooms include ''Molton Brown and/or Natura Bissé'' toiletries. Don Carlos Resort & Spa has several bars and restaurants, including the Ombú Thai restaurant (open seasonally), set in the resort's tropical gardens. The Peacock Cocktail bar offers live music and panoramic sea views. The Oasis Spa, available for a surcharge, features water circuit with pool, sauna and steam bath, as well as a range of exclusive treatments. There are also 7 clay tennis courts on site. The main swimming pool is heated and offers free hammocks. There is a kid's club and a children's playground. In the summer, guests can enjoy several parties at the famous Nikki Beach Club, located within the Don Carlos Resort & Spa. Central Marbella is 11 km away.

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  • 7 Kempinski Hotel Bahía Beach Resort & Spa Estepona, Spain

    Spa hotel: Kempinski Hotel Bahía Beach Resort & Spa

    ***** Hotel. Kempinski Hotel Bahía Beach Resort & Spa is a luxurious beachfront hotel overlooking the Mediterranean, just 15 minutes’ drive from Puerto Banus. It features 3 outdoor swimming pools, gardens and a spa. Rooms at the Kempinski Marbella are luxurious and feature a balcony or terrace. Show full description Guest review score 8.4, rooms from around 288 EUR.

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  • 8 Benalmadena Palace Spa Benalmádena, Spain

    Spa hotel: Benalmadena Palace Spa

    **** Hotel. Located just 250 metres from Benalmadena Beach, this hotel offers accommodation with views of the outdoor pool, mountains or sea. Free facilities include a well-equipped spa, heated indoor pool and gym. The spacious apartments and studios at Hotel Benalmadena Palace have free Wi-Fi and a lounge area with a sofa, which leads out onto a furnished terrace. Show full description Guest review score 8.3, rooms from around 61 EUR.

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  • 9 Elba Estepona Gran Hotel & Thalasso Spa Estepona, Spain

    Spa hotel: Elba Estepona Gran Hotel & Thalasso Spa

    ***** Hotel. This luxury, beachfront hotel is located just outside Estepona, on the Costa del Sol. It offers a spa, indoor and outdoor pools and elegant rooms with sea view and a private balcony or terrace. The air-conditioned rooms at Gran Hotel Elba Estepona & Thalaso Spa feature stylish décor. Show full description Guest review score 8.2, rooms from around 118 EUR.

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  • 10 Exe Estepona Thalasso & Spa- Adults Only Estepona, Spain

    Spa hotel: Exe Estepona Thalasso & Spa- Adults Only

    **** Hotel. Exe Estepona Thalasso & Spa - Adults Only is located between Puerto Banús and Estepona, and close to the best golf courses of the area. It offers a spa centre, an outdoor pool and free WiFi. All air-conditioned and modern décor rooms at this hotel feature a terrace, satellite TV and a minibar. Show full description Guest review score 8.2, rooms from around 80 EUR.

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  • 11 DDG Retreat Casares, Spain

    Spa hotel: DDG Retreat

    ***** Resort. Featuring a heated infinity pool and a spa, DDG Retreat is situated in the hills just 1 km north of Casares. It offers stylish, eco-friendly bungalows with views of the surrounding countryside. All air-conditioned bungalows are equipped with a flat-screen TV, DVD player and a small wine cabinet with a selection of wines. Show full description Guest review score 10.0

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  • 12 Vincci Selección Aleysa Benalmádena, Spain

    Spa hotel: Vincci Selección Aleysa

    ***** Hotel. This beachfront boutique hotel with outdoor swimming pool and hot tub overlooks the Mediterranean Sea. It has direct access to Benalmádena's Las Gaviotas Beach, and all its spacious rooms offer sea views. Vincci Selección Aleysa’s modern, air-conditioned rooms are equipped with a full-led 42-inch TV with satellite channels, as well as a CD and DVD player. They also include a laptop safe box, a small fridge and an electric kettle. The stylish bathrooms include a bathrobe, slippers and toiletries. Free yoga and pilates classes are available on request in the hotel's garden, overlooking the sea. Vincci Selección Aleysa also offers courtesy cars upon request. Vincci Selección Aleysa Hotel Boutique & Spa's restaurant serves international food. The hotel's breakfast includes products for celiacs. There is also a snack bar, terrace and lounge-bar. Puerto Marina leisure port, including a shopping centre and several bars and clubs, is 1.5 km from the hotel. Torrequebrada Golf Course is less than 10 minutes’ drive away. Guest review score 9.5, rooms from around 150 EUR.

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  • 13 Anantara Villa Padierna Palace Benahavís Marbella Resort - A Leading Hotel of the World Estepona, Spain

    Spa hotel: Anantara Villa Padierna Palace Benahavís Marbella Resort - A Leading Hotel of the World

    ***** Hotel. Featuring 3 18-hole golf courses, this luxury hotel is 10 minutes’ drive from Puerto Banus. Designed like a Tuscan palace, it features a 2, 000 m² spa, Roman Amphitheater and a luxurious beach club. Anantara Villa Padierna Palace Benahavís Marbella Resort offers rooms and villas surrounded by beautiful gardens. Show full description Guest review score 9.2, rooms from around 296 EUR.

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  • 14 Gran Hotel Miramar GL Málaga, Spain

    Spa hotel: Gran Hotel Miramar GL

    ***** Hotel. Stay in the heart of Málaga. The luxurious Gran Hotel Miramar GL is set in a listed XX century building and is located in Malaga, 10 metres from La Malagueta Beach. This beachfront hotel has a spa centre and a seasonal pool. Show full description Guest review score 9.1, rooms from around 225 EUR.

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  • 15 La Cala Resort La Cala de Mijas, Spain

    Spa hotel: La Cala Resort

    **** Resort. La Cala Resort is an exclusive complex situated between the Sierra de Mijas National Park and the Mediterranean Sea. It features 3 golf courses, swimming pools and a luxurious spa. The air-conditioned rooms at La Cala Resort feature views over the golf courses from the furnished balcony. Show full description Guest review score 9.0, rooms from around 143 EUR.

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  • 16 Hotel Don Pepe Gran Meliá Marbella, Spain

    Spa hotel: Hotel Don Pepe Gran Meliá

    ***** Hotel. Hotel Don Pepe Gran Meliá is located on the seafront, 15 minutes' walk from Marbella Old Town. It offers 3 outdoor pools surrounded by gardens, and a spa; and each luxurious room has a large plasma-screen TV. Rooms at the 5-star Don Pepe have views of the sea, hotel gardens, or mountains. Show full description Guest review score 8.8, rooms from around 744 EUR.

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  • 17 Puente Romano Beach Resort Marbella, Spain

    Spa hotel: Puente Romano Beach Resort

    ***** Hotel. Welcome to Puente Romano Beach Resort, the Mediterranean's most vibrant place to be. Puente Romano Beach Resort is a member of “Leading Hotels of the World”, and is located on the south coast of Spain, on the famous “Golden Mile”. This is a luxurious residential area situated between Marbella and Puerto Banus, just 45 minutes from Malaga airport. With an Andalusian village-style feel, you can indulge in our elevated gastronomy offer with more than 15 restaurants and bars, experience sensational nightlife, relax at the spa and wellness facilities, enjoy open-air venues, its botanical gardens, or play at a world-famous tennis court. Discover the best things in life at Puente Romano, under the sun all year round. Take your first steps and explore one of Europe's finest resorts. Guest review score 8.8, rooms from around 1200 EUR.

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  • 18 The Oasis by Don Carlos Resort Marbella, Spain

    Spa hotel: The Oasis by Don Carlos Resort

    ***** Hotel. The Oasis by Don Carlos Resort, part of Don Carlos Leisure Resort & Spa, is 10 km from Marbella, and 5 minutes’ walk from the beach. With a private terrace, the air-conditioned rooms have modern furnishings and elegant decoration. They include a flat-screen TV, iPod docking station and a private bathroom with bath or shower. Show full description

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  • 19 Ilunion Málaga Málaga, Spain

    Spa hotel: Ilunion Málaga

    **** Hotel. Stay in the heart of Málaga. Set in a contemporary eco-efficient building within the port area and overlooking the sea, Ilunion Málaga offers an on-site restaurant, wellness area with indoor pool, and a fitness centre. Maria Zambrano Train Station is just 5 minutes' walk away. Featuring wooden floors and decorated in warm colours, the spacious rooms at Ilunion Malaga have air conditioning and free WiFi. They include a 32-inch flat-screen satellite TV and a free safe. The private bathroom is equipped with a hairdryer and free toiletries. Many rooms also offer sea views and some have a private terrace. Daily breakfast is served in the restaurant, while an à la carte menu is available at lunch and dinner. Room service can be ordered from the bar-cafeteria during the day. They all include special products for celiac and food intolerant guests. The wellness area includes a sauna, sensation showers and heated loungers. Beauty treatments are available. There is also an indoor swimming pool, which during the summer months is turned into an outdoor pool. The Picasso Museum is a 20-minute walk from Ilunion Málaga, while Malaga Historic Centre is just 10 minutes away. Private underground parking is available at extra cost. The nearby Maria Zambrano Train Station is 500 metres from the hotel, offering direct connection to Malaga Airport and the rest of the Costa del Sol. Málaga Airport is 9 km away. Guest review score 8.5, rooms from around 110 EUR.

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  • 20 Hotel La Fonda Benalmádena, Spain

    Spa hotel: Hotel La Fonda

    **** Hotel. Situated in Benalmádena, La Fonda is set in a beautifully restored white building with an outdoor swimming pool and traditional Andalusian internal patio. It features a free Wi-Fi zone and a spa. Rooms are decorated using Arab, Andalusian and Greek influences. Show full description Guest review score 8.4, rooms from around 114 EUR.

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  • 21 Iberostar Málaga Playa Torrox Costa, Spain

    Spa hotel: Iberostar Málaga Playa

    **** Hotel. Iberostar Málaga Playa is set on the beachfront of Santa Rosa Beach and has direct beach access. Set in extensive gardens, this resort features 3 swimming pools, and a spa. Iberostar Málaga Playa has bright, attractive décor and each of its rooms and studios has a TV and a minibar. Show full description Guest review score 8.4

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  • 22 BQ Andalucia Beach Hotel Torre del Mar, Spain

    Spa hotel: BQ Andalucia Beach Hotel

    **** Hotel. Offering rooms with balconies and sea views, BQ Andalucia Beach is set on Paseo de Maritimo Promenade, 50 metres from Torre del Mar’s Poniente Beach. It features an outdoor swimming pool and small spa. The BQ Andalucia offers simple décor with tiled floors and wooden furnishings. Show full description Guest review score 8.3

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  • 23 Holiday World RIWO Hotel. Benalmádena, Spain

    Spa hotel: Holiday World RIWO Hotel.

    **** Hotel. Holiday World RIWO Hotel is located between Benalmádena and Fuengirola, 500 metres from the beach. This hotel features an outdoor swimming pool, spa and suites with kitchenettes and balconies. All air-conditioned accommodation at the property has simple, traditional décor. Show full description Guest review score 8.2, rooms from around 89 EUR.

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  • 24 Gran Hotel Guadalpín Banus Marbella, Spain

    Spa hotel: Gran Hotel Guadalpín Banus

    ***** Hotel. Gran Guadalpin Banus has direct beach access and is a 15-minute walk from the centre of Puerto Banus in Marbella. It offers an outdoor pool, wellness centre, gym and free Wi-Fi. All air-conditioned rooms at Gran Guadalpin Banus feature flat-screen TV and a safe. Show full description Guest review score 8.0, rooms from around 184 EUR.

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  • 25 Hotel Best Benalmadena Benalmádena, Spain

    Spa hotel: Hotel Best Benalmadena

    **** Hotel. Set just 150 metres from the beach in Benalmadena, this hotel offers rooms with a terrace and a flat-screen TV. Some also include views of the sea. A spa is also available on site. Show full description Guest review score 8.0, rooms from around 67 EUR.

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  • 26 Senator Marbella Marbella, Spain

    Spa hotel: Senator Marbella

    **** Hotel. A rooftop pool with wonderful sea views can be found at this spa hotel. Situated 300 metres from Guadalpin Beach, it offers free WiFi and air-conditioned rooms with a 42-inch flat TV. The Senator’s modern rooms have smart wooden floors and seasonal air conditioning and heating. Show full description Guest review score 8.0, rooms from around 167 EUR.

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  • 27 Holiday Premium Resort Benalmádena, Spain

    Spa hotel: Holiday Premium Resort

    **** Hotel. Holiday Premium Resort is next to Benalmádena’s beach. Guests have free access to the outdoor pool. For an extra charge, they can access an activity centre with tennis courts, more pools and a spa. Show full description Guest review score 7.9

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  • 28 El Fuerte Marbella Marbella, Spain

    Spa hotel: El Fuerte Marbella

    ***** Hotel. Stay in the heart of Marbella. El Fuerte a historic establishment on the Costa del Sol, now transformed to 5 stars, is the Marbella hotel that best combines casual luxury, an exclusive and welcoming atmosphere and the sheer comfort offered by its location on the city centre’s beachfront, which offers stunning sea views right across Marbella’s seafront promenade. The hotel’s warm Mediterranean character is reflected in its classic interior design that offers guests timeless quality, designed by prestigious Chilean designer Jaime Beriestain’s studio, first-class gastronomy and professional service that puts the finest details first. This property offers spa and wellness packages. Show full description

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  • 29 Hotel Silken El Pilar Andalucia Estepona, Spain

    Spa hotel: Hotel Silken El Pilar Andalucia

    **** Hotel. Facing the beachfront, Hotel Silken El Pilar Andalucia offers 4-star accommodation in Estepona and features a terrace, restaurant and bar. This 4-star hotel offers a tour desk and luggage storage space. The accommodation provides a 24-hour front desk, airport transfers, room service and free WiFi throughout the property. This property offers spa and wellness packages. Show full description Guest review score 9.2, rooms from around 119 EUR.

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  • 30 La Zambra Hotel, part of The Unbound Collection by Hyatt Mijas, Spain

    Spa hotel: La Zambra Hotel, part of The Unbound Collection by Hyatt

    ***** Resort. Located in Mijas, 10 km from La Cala Golf, La Zambra Hotel, part of The Unbound Collection by Hyatt provides accommodation with an outdoor swimming pool, free private parking, a fitness centre and a garden. This 5-star resort offers room service and a concierge service. The accommodation features a 24-hour front desk, airport transfers, a kids' club and free WiFi throughout the property. This property offers spa and wellness packages. Show full description Guest review score 8.9, rooms from around 238 EUR.

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  • 31 Nobu Hotel Marbella Marbella, Spain

    Spa hotel: Nobu Hotel Marbella

    ***** Hotel. Surrounded by gardens and fountains, Nobu Hotel Marbella is set in Marbella. Each accommodation at the 5-star hotel has views to the resort's Plaza square , and guests can enjoy access to an outdoor swimming, a fitness centre and La Suite night club. Plaza de los Naranjos is reachable within 3. This property offers spa and wellness packages. Show full description Guest review score 8.9, rooms from around 980 EUR.

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  • 32 Hotel El Chaparral Mijas, Spain

    Spa hotel: Hotel El Chaparral

    **** Hotel. Facing the beachfront, Hotel El Chaparral offers 4-star accommodation in Mijas and features an outdoor swimming pool, garden and terrace. This 4-star hotel offers a bar. Private parking is available on site. This property offers spa and wellness packages. Show full description Guest review score 8.8

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  • 33 Hotel Benalmadena Beach Benalmádena, Spain

    Spa hotel: Hotel Benalmadena Beach

    **** Hotel. Located next to Benalmadena’s Torre Bermeja Beach, Hotel Sentido Benalmadena Beach offers an outdoor swimming pool and a free WiFi throughout. Each room is air-conditioned and has a private balcony. Most rooms feature sea views. This property offers spa and wellness packages. Show full description Guest review score 8.5, rooms from around 71 EUR.

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  • 34 Alanda Marbella Hotel Marbella, Spain

    Spa hotel: Alanda Marbella Hotel

    ***** Hotel. Offering an outdoor swimming pool, Alanda Marbella Hotel is a 5-star hotel situated in Marbella's Golden Mile, just 3 km from Puerto Banus. Free WiFi is available throughout. Overlooking the Mediterranean Sea and Sierra Blanca mountain range, this hotel provides contemporary rooms including air-conditioning and satellite TV. This property offers spa and wellness packages. Show full description Guest review score 8.4, rooms from around 309 EUR.

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  • 35 Higueron Hotel Malaga, Curio Collection by Hilton Fuengirola, Spain

    Spa hotel: Higueron Hotel Malaga, Curio Collection by Hilton

    ***** Resort. Located in Fuengirola, 1.4 km from Playa de Tajo de la Soga, 1.2 km from Carvajal Beach, Higueron Hotel Malaga, Curio Collection by Hilton provides accommodation with 10 restaurants, free private parking, a sport club and a bar. This property offers spa and wellness packages. Show full description Guest review score 8.4, rooms from around 175 EUR.

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  • 36 Sol Marbella Estepona Atalaya Park Estepona, Spain

    Spa hotel: Sol Marbella Estepona Atalaya Park

    **** Hotel. Set within extensive gardens, the Sol Marbella Estepona-Atalaya Park in Estepona offers 3 swimming pools including 1 children's pool and two 18-hole golf courses. This resort is set next to Atalaya Isdabe Beach, on the Costa del Sol, and 3 km from the Atalaya Golf & Country Club. Rooms at the Sol Marbella Estepona-Atalaya Park have a private balcony, with views of the mountains, gardens, or pool. This property offers spa and wellness packages. Show full description Guest review score 7.9, rooms from around 75 EUR.

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  • 37 Marinas de Nerja Beach & Spa Nerja, Spain

    Spa hotel: Marinas de Nerja Beach & Spa

    **** Aparthotel. Offering impressive sea views and accommodation with balconies, Marinas de Nerja Hotel is set on Punta Lara Beach. It features a spa and a restaurant set on the beach. Apartments and studios at the Marinas de Nerja Aparthotel have spacious seating areas with satellite TV, and a well-equipped kitchenette. Show full description Guest review score 8.5, rooms from around 80 EUR.

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  • 38 Royal Oasis Club at Pueblo Quinta Benalmádena, Spain

    Spa hotel: Royal Oasis Club at Pueblo Quinta

    *** Aparthotel. Royal Oasis Club at Pueblo Quinta has an outdoor swimming pool and a spa. It is set in Benalmadena Costa, just 200 metres from the beach. The complex is built in a typical Andalusian style, with white buildings and pretty gardens. Show full description Guest review score 8.8, rooms from around 85 EUR.

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  • 39 Sahara Sunset Benalmádena, Spain

    Spa hotel: Sahara Sunset

    *** Aparthotel. This complex is built in a typical Andalusia style, Apartments are set around a huge pool and you have use of the extensive gym and indoor hot tub. All accommodation boasts a private balcony. Enjoy the Spanish weather all year round when you stay at the Sahara Sunset. This property offers spa and wellness packages. Show full description Guest review score 8.8, rooms from around 85 EUR.

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