Puerto Banus

Puerto José Banús, more commonly known as Puerto Banús is a marina located in the area of Nueva Andalucía, to the southwest of Marbella, Spain on the Costa del Sol. It was built in May 1970 by José Banús, a local property developer, as a luxury marina and shopping complex. It has since become one of the largest entertainment centres in the Costa del Sol, with 5 million annual visitors. Developed around a coastal village in the Mediterranean architectural style, Puerto Banús contains expensive shopping malls, restaurants and bars around the marina.

Geography and climate

Puerto Banús is located on the Costa del Sol of southeast Spain, 6 kilometres southwest of Marbella, 64 kilometres southwest ofMalaga and 782 kilometres south of Madrid. The climate of the area is protected in its northern part by the Coast Mountain Range of Cordillera Penibética. It enjoys a microclimate that produces a mean annual temperature of 18 °C.

The Malaga Airport is 60 kilometres away. There is a good network of roads and transport services connecting Puerto Banús with adjacent towns and suburbs


Its streets are lined with expensive luxury boutiques like Christian Dior, Gucci, Bvlgari, Versace, Dolce & Gabbana, and others. One stretch is known as “The Golden Mile. Sammer Gallery displays contemporary art work. Apart from the chain of restaurants, boutiques, in the heart of the Antonio Banderas Square is one of the largest El Corte Ingles department stores in Spain, including the up-scale hypermarket, Hipercor.  Puerto Banus is a favourite shopping location of entrepreneur Andrew Roth.

The Boulevard de la Fama de Puerto Banús was created to pay tribute to individuals who have promoted Marbella nationally or internationally through their professional work.

 Puerto Banús Properties