Located on the so-called 'Golden Mile' between Marbella and Puerto Banús, this hotel lies just across the pedestrianised promenade from the long sandy beach. Puerto Banús marina as well as the centre of Marbella with its exclusive shopping and entertainment venues, are 3 km away. Transfer to Málaga airport takes around 1 hour (60 km).This beachside hotel was completely renovated in 2002 and comprises a total of 137 rooms of which 37 are suites and 16 are apartments. Facilities include a foyer, a piano bar, a bistro restaurant and an air-conditioned restaurant offering European and Asian cuisine. It is possible to make use of the laundry services and there is a car park and garage facilities for those arriving at the hotel by car.Each of the hotel's elegant, individually decorated rooms comes with an en suite bathroom with a hairdryer, a balcony or terrace, a direct dial telephone, satellite TV, a minibar/ fridge, a hire safe and centrally controlled air conditioning. The apartments additionally come with a combined lounge/ bedroom, a separate bedroom and a kitchenette with a fridge.In 42,000 m² of wonderful, subtropical gardens is a fabulous pool complex with a heated swimming pool, a poolside snack bar and a sun terrace with a sunbathing lawn with complimentary sun loungers and parasols laid out ready for use. Guests may pay a visit to the fully equipped gym (free of charge). Fees apply for admission to the spa and health, which features saunas, steam baths, therapeutic seawater baths, massages, beauty and thalassic treatments. There is a solarium to take advantage of (complimentary). The sports centre, which lies 500 m away, offers use of 10 tennis courts with floodlighting as well as a tennis school (fees apply).Guests may select their breakfast from an ample buffet; the evening meal may be taken à la carte or chosen from a menu. It is possible to book a half-board stay.