What to see and do in Puerto Banús?

Puerto Banús, is one of those places that you must visit once in a lifetime. Many people think that this port is just a show of abundance and ostentation, such as expensive pleasure boats, lively night clubs … but it is much more than that. 

This port is also a small white Andalusian village and one of the most privileged ports in the Mediterranean and the fifth most expensive in Europe.

History of Puerto Banús

Puerto Banús, was created in 1970, together with other localities such as Marbella, Estepona and Benahavís form part of the “Golden Triangle” or Marbella’s golden mile in these cities everything shines. 

Puerto Banús has been declared a Center of National Tourist Interest and is named after its ideologist and promoter, José Banús. This port has been attracting celebrities, tourists, and curious people for many years, which is why it has been awarded the Gold Medal for Tourist Merit. 

Living in Puerto Banus is within reach of few people, since it is all high-end. The luxury stores are open until midnight, and the mansions are what makes Puerto Banus stand out. 

Puerto Banus is only 6 kilometers from Marbella, which is one of the most exclusive areas of Spain.

Incredible views of Puerto Banús

What to see and do in Puerto Banus in 1 day

You can start the day having breakfast at the famous “Rosas Café” where you will find incredible breakfasts and in which is one of the most photographed places in Puerto Banus and instagrammable, it is also open at any time of the day. 

After a good breakfast, you have multiple options and plans to do in Puerto Banus. You can rent a boat and experience what it’s like to be a fisherman for a day or you can also rent a sailboat with beauty treatments and massages on the high seas. Not only that, but you can also take an excursion to see the thousands of dolphins, a unique and unrepeatable experience. 

Then you can stroll through all the most beautiful corners of Puerto Banus. You can visit the Avenida de Julio Iglesias, Antonio Banderas, Mario Vargas Llora or Ramon Areces…. 

Eating in Puerto Banus is a difficult decision since its gastronomy goes around the world. You can find from Italian, Lebanese or American restaurants, fusion cuisine Mexico and Japan. You can also find taverns where you can feel the Malaga food or enjoy the Andalusian haute cuisine.

To relax after lunch, I advise you to stop by a luxury beauty center, where they will make you handmade rituals. If you do not want to relax after lunch, Puerto Banús offers tailor-made personal trainings or enjoy its incredible swimming pools or jacuzzis. Then you can have a snack in a creperie.

One of the most incredible plans is to relax on a Balinese bed with the authentic atmosphere of Puerto Banus.

Along the street Muelle Ribera, you will find thousands of luxury stores per square meter. The stores open at 11 am and do not close until midnight.

If you want to dine in a luxury restaurant in “Los Bandidos” you will find the best dishes in addition to its incredible decor and local atmosphere. After dinner, visit the Benabola Hotel, as you will see all the night views of the harbor from the rooftop. Then you can’t miss going to one of the exclusive nightclubs in the area. 

In Puerto Banus you will not get bored, there will always be plans to do. Are you going to miss it?

Walk through the historic center of Puerto Banús

Lovit charter a boat.

Their boats are ideal to spend a great day on the coast of Marbella. If you rent one you can enjoy the sunsets or even for a party. 

Glow Club

It is a handmade ritual, purifying and detoxifying also perform massages, so if you want to relax you cannot miss it. 

Puerto Banus Beach

It is one of the best beaches in Marbella. It has plenty of services and quality. It has a wide range of leisure, restaurants, stores, and plenty of terraces.

This beach is located between the luxurious Marina of Puerto Banus and the Rio Verde. It is a beach that is very close to the city center. In addition, it has golden sand in the shape of a crescent moon. 

The beach has a large number of sunbeds, parasols, beach bars around and also cannot forget that it has a family and relaxed atmosphere.

Incredible beach in Puerto Banús

Where to park in Puerto Banus

Parking in Puerto Banus is a complicated task, but it has large parking lots. Their rates are not cheap, but depending on the time we leave it parked it will be profitable and so you do not have to walk around the city. There is also the possibility of parking on the street, but they are usually blue zones. 

El Corte Inglés Car Park

This parking is located inside El Corte Inglés. It consists of several floors. Now there is a novelty that if you have the Corte Inglés card and the app is much easier to enter to park. Every time you enter, the license plate of your car will be automatically recognized and when you leave the parking lot you will not have to go through the cashier. 

Marina Banús Parking

This parking has a capacity for more than 300 cars. It is open every day of the week, 24 hours a day. They have family and reduced mobility spaces and recharging points for electric cars. The first hour is priced at 3 ‘5 euros and if you are two hours 5 euros.

Where to eat in Puerto Banús

In Puerto Banus you will not only enjoy the luxury that the city has, and the various activities you can do. You can also enjoy its exquisite cuisine and the various bars or luxury restaurants in the port. The restaurants will make you feel at home, are you going to miss it?

Rosas Café

In this place you will find a mural of 35,000 roses, a decoration of pastel tones and an incredible terrace. Their dishes are impressive and photogenic, and they even have a menu for dogs. This place has become an idyllic place for influencers. 

It also stands out for its artisan bread toasts and organic coffee, or even charcoal waffles with activated black. You will also find fruit bowls, granola and edible flowers.

The instagrammable cafe "Rosas" in Puerto Banus.


In this pizzeria you will find various types of cuisine such as Italian, Mediterranean, or European. It has an affordable price between 6 and 21 euros. It also has vegetarian, vegan, and gluten free options.

Picasso Restaurant, in Puerto Banús

La Taberna del Pintxo

In this tavern you can have breakfast, lunch, dinner and even brunch. Its types of cuisine are Mediterranean, European and Spanish. It has vegetarian options. In addition, it has a good quality-price ratio.

Taberna del Pintxo in Puerto Banús

Dani Garcia

Here you will find Spanish food. It has a price range between 19-39 euros. It also has a pub-restaurant option. It is located in Calle Ramón Areces. Its service is very friendly and attentive. 

Recommended stores in Puerto Banús

Are you one of those people who would spend a whole day looking at stores and buying clothes? You are in the right place. In Puerto Banus you will find stores of all kinds, from more affordable prices to luxury brand prices, so you will not get bored.

Thousands of luxury stores in Puerto Banús

Saint Laurent

First brand to introduce the concept of luxury ready-to-wear. Its modern style has become a fashion icon.

Carolina Herrera

In this store you will find elegance, classicism, and femininity. If you are looking for designs with a preserved style both in dresses, or its pret-a-porter line for men and women, this is the right store. It also has a line of fragrances and eyewear. 


It stands out since the 19th century for the quality of the materials and its incredible luxury designs. They are always experimenting. Their main product is leather handbags. In Loewe you can even find products for the home. 

Louis Vuitton

It is a French company, where you will find ready-to-wear collections and accessories as well as luxury items specialized in travel. The materials they use are of quality and have exclusive garments.

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