After one day in Málaga, me and my friend hired a car and started our trip to Gibraltar. Driving along the coast we first stopped in Marbella. Unfortunately the weather wasn’t as good as we hoped so we just walked along the beach instead of actually going for a swim.
I can’t really tell if I liked Marbella because we didn’t see much more than the beach. However pasing huge hotels at the promenade, I would’nt choose Marbella over Málaga for a longer stay. But as I said I can’t judge properly.
What I can tell you is, that Marbella has a great restaurant for sushi. The Kyoto offers extraordinary sushi not far away from the beach. I know it is a bit strange to eat sushi in Spain when you can have tapas but my friend had serious cravings for sushi so we ended up enjoying a pretty good meal.
After lunch we drove further following the coast. Some kilometres before Gibraltar we drove north to Castillo de Castellar – a beautiful old castle with a small town around it.
We parked the car and got lost in the narrow streets of the small town.
After a long stroll around we headed towards Gibraltar which we reached in the early evening. Perfectly timed for a nice dinner and an early night ;).