By Olivia Cuccaro
With a name that means “beautiful sea,” Marbella is a coastal paradise in the south of Spain. Set against the Sierra Blanca mountains in the heart of Costa del Sol, Marbella stretches across 16 miles of coastline for the best of beach and cityscapes. Fresh, local seafood is native Marbella cuisine, but the unique Andalusian city is home to restaurants with international influences as well. See our picks of the best restaurants in Marbella, Spain.
As the only restaurant in Marbella to hold two Michelins stars, Dani García is the quintessential fine dining establishment in the city. Chef Dani García creates dishes with stark Andalusian influence, famously flavorful and prepared in innovative ways. A “Caleidoscope” Tasting Menu features courses like spider crab in batter, false pine nut pasta risotto and duck royal.