A Rainbow Guide to Marbella’s Most Photo-Worthy Spots

A Rainbow Guide to Marbella's Most Photo-Worthy Spots

Marbella, with its vibrant colours and picturesque settings, naturally offers a rainbow of Instagrammable spots that will elevate your feed to new heights.  Even just stepping out onto the street and seeing the bright blue sky is enough to give any amateur photographer a boost, but don’t leave it to chance. Read on for our handpicked selection of colourful backgrounds (and props) for your next story, post or photos or family album, all in and around Marbella.

Marbella’s diverse palette helps you capture stunning moments in every shade. In this rainbow guide, we’ll take you on a journey through Marbella’s most captivating locations, each representing a different colour of the rainbow.

Marbella’s most Instagram Friendly Photo Locations and Props- Organised into Colours of the Rainbow


Supercars abound in Marbella, and those gleaming exteriors are set off even more against the sparkling sun. Head to Puerto Banus, where you are sure to see a red Ferrari (or two.) There is nothing better than a classic red to give a truly striking shot.

Ferrari Puerto Banus - Ferrari club España
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The Sunset at Benabola Hotel Rooftop in Puerto Banus: As the sun dips below the horizon, head to the rooftop of Benabola and witness an uplifting sunset.  The sky will be bursting with shades of orange, so you don’t need to worry about finding a mesmerizing backdrop for your next photo. Oh, and did we mention the harbour views too?

Orange Sunset Puerto Banus, Marbella


Embrace the golden hour on the Golden Mile, where the sun-kissed sands provide the perfect setting for vibrant yellow-themed photos. Sink your toes into the warm sand, capture playful beach moments, or simply bask in the golden glow. Let the radiant sunshine infuse your shots with an irresistible warmth that will transport your followers to Marbella’s sun-drenched shores.

Golden mile Marbella


Step into a serene oasis in the lush, tropical gardens of The Puente Romano Hotel on The Golden Mile. Amidst the verdant foliage, capture the vibrant shades of green as you stroll through this tranquil paradise. From the towering palm trees to the delicate blooms, these gardens offer a refreshing escape and a harmonious setting.

The Puente Romano Hotel on The Golden Mile


Wander through the charming streets of Marbella’s Old Town and discover the iconic blue flowerpots. Against the whitewashed buildings, these vibrant blue accents create a striking contrast, inviting you to capture the essence of Marbella’s historic charm. Frame your shots with these whimsical flowerpots for a quirky feel.

The colour of Marbella - Blue flower pots in Old town Marbella
The colour of Marbella – Blue flower pots in Old town Marbella


As twilight fades into night, head to the shore and immerse yourself in the deep indigo shades of the ocean. With the moon as your guide, capture the tranquil beauty of the night-time sea. Even better, those dark blue tones will complement your tan if you have one, creating an alluring backdrop that evokes a sense of mystery and enchantment.

Capture the tranquil beauty of the night time sea


For a touch of purple, seek out the magnificent bougainvillaea blooms that adorn courtyards, balconies, and streets in and around Marbella. Frame your shots with these vibrant violet flowers, their delicate petals cascading in a riot of colour. Not only do they add colour, but they reflect the vibrant Mediterranean climate too.

Purple flowers Marbella

We hope you enjoyed this and found our guide to the best photo locations in Marbella, both useful and inspiring. For more tips, make sure to check our Instagram, @Swishmarbella.

With love,

The Swish team xx



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