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Beach, tennis, and acres of gorgeous gardens

On the sea, near links

Ten kilometres from Marbella, this palatial resort sits on acres of subtropical gardens bordering the golden-sands of Nikki Beach and the sparkling sea. A dozen golf courses are nearby.

Pool, tennis academy

Guests stroll through lush gardens with Japanese bridges to the resort's tennis academy or beach club, which has a freeform pool with a waterfall; sailboats can be rented on the beach.

Mountain views

The hotel offers rooms with dark-wood furnishings, varying decor, and views of the surrounding mountains, as well as multi-room suites with full kitchens and flatscreen TVs.

At your hotel

At your hotel

Located on Marbella's “golf mile,” this resort is just one km (a half-mile) from the nearest course. Four restaurants are onsite, including the Bahia, with views of lush gardens and the sea. The fitness center includes hydro-massage and Steam baths.

Adjoining the hotel, the Don Carlos Beach Club (open seasonally) features a large, freeform pool with a 3-meter/10-foot waterfall and an activity desk where guests can rent a variety of water toys. 9 tennis courts are located on-site, with tennis lessons available. Sun beds and towels are available for a surcharge. The Beach Club offers guests the opportunity to engage in water sports such as windsurfing, waterskiing, and jetskiing.

  • Outdoor pool
  • Poolside bar
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Steam room
  • Children's club (free)
  • Coffee shop or café
  • Bar/lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • Total number of rooms - 265
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Multilingual staff
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Babysitting or childcare
  • Hair salon
  • ATM/banking
  • Laundry facilities
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Arcade/game room
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Barbecue grill(s)
  • Elevator/lift
  • Supervised childcare/activities
  • Wedding services
  • 24-hour fitness facilities
  • Full-service spa
  • Beach/pool umbrellas
  • Wireless Internet access - surcharge
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Shopping on site
  • Turkish bath/Hammam
  • Rooftop terrace
  • One meeting room
  • Tennis on site
  • Business center
  • Outdoor tennis courts 9
  • Free self parking
  • Children's pool
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Stay connected

Available in all rooms: Free Wi-Fi

Available in some public areas: Wireless Internet access - surcharge

Park your car

Free self parking

In your room

  • Balcony
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • Climate control
  • Air conditioning
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Phone
  • Minibar
  • Turndown service
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathrobes
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Bidet
  • Slippers
  • Bathtub only
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Satellite TV service
  • In-room safe
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Desk
  • Rollaway/extra beds available
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • In-room massage available
  • Egyptian-cotton sheets
  • LCD TV
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
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Eat and drink

Bahia - A buffet breakfast and occasional dinner (surcharge) are served in this restaurant overlooking the gardens and the sea. The restaurant is decorated in Bisazza tile columns, representing a contemporary and creative version of a local theme, with rich marble floors and white ceilings.

Los Naranjos - Creative European cuisine is served in a light-filled room with wide garden and sea views.

Bar La Terrace - This two-level bar has a terrace overlooking the gardens and live piano music every evening. The room has hardwood floors, velvet chairs, and a purple-and-cream color scheme.

Sol y Sombra - Snacks and drinks are served at this poolside bar. The walls have a Gaudi-style mosaic design. Guests can dine 'al fresco' in the summer months.

Beach Club Restaurant - Located by the pool and sea, this restaurant serves a buffet lunch.

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Play

The Beach Club offers a large, freeform pool with a 10-foot waterfall and an activity desk where guests can hire watersports equipment, such as banana boats, jet skis, personal watercraft, and sailboats.

The Marco Tennis Academy offers a garden setting and 10 courts, including nine clay. Lessons are available for all levels of expertise, and the academy often organizes tournaments. The resort offers easy access to a dozen golf courses, including the Santa Maria Golf and Country Club. Many courses provide discounts to guests.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Sailing nearby
  • Water skiing nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Tennis on site
  • Tennis lessons on site
  • Volleyball on site
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Relax

  • Hot stone massage
  • Prenatal massage
  • Reflexology
  • Sports massage
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body wraps
  • Body scrubs
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Massages
  • Body treatments
  • Facial treatments

Accessibility

To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible parking

The fine print for Don Carlos Leisure Resort and SPA

When you arrive

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

When you leave

Check-out time is noon

How you can pay

Your pets

Pets allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

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We should mention

Cash transactions at this property cannot exceed EUR 2500, due to national regulations. For further details, please contact the property using information in the booking confirmation. Reservations are required for massage services. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation. The property allows pets in specific rooms only and has other pet restrictions. Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

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