Get an overview of this hotelBeach, spa, and acres of gorgeous gardens

Popular property highlights

Free self parking
Free WiFi
Pets allowed
Business center
Laundry facilities

On the sea, direct access to beach

This resort and spa is located 10 km from Marbella, and sits on acres of subtropical gardens bordering the golden-sands of Nikki Beach and the sparkling sea. There is a Tennis & Sports Club as well as several golf courses, all within a 10-minute drive from the hotel.

Newly renovated Beach Club

Guests stroll through lush gardens with Japanese bridges to the resort's tennis academy (surcharge) and private beach club, which has direct access to the beach and a free-form pool with a waterfall. Water sports are available during the summer months. There are 3 onsite restaurants, including the beachfront Orange Beach Club restaurant (open from April-September). Spa services and treatments are available for a surcharge.

Sea or mountain views, free WiFi

The hotel offers guestrooms with contemporary decor and views of the sea or surrounding mountains, as well as multi-room suites with flat-screen TVs. Free WiFi is provided.

Don Carlos Leisure Resort and SPA

Renovations & Closures

The following facilities will be closed during January, February, March, October, November, and December:
  • Children's club
  • Dining venue
  • One of the dining venues
  • Beach

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Located on Marbella's Golf Mile, this beachfront resort and spa offers an exclusive location in Costa del Sol, where you can enjoy the best beach days and sunsets. There are 3 onsite restaurants, including the Bahia, with views of lush gardens and the sea and the beachfront Orange Beach Club restaurant and bar (open from April-September). The fitness center includes hydro-massage. A full service Spa (surcharge) is available and a playground is on-site

Adjoining the hotel, the newly renovated Don Carlos Beach Club (open seasonally from Easter to October) features a large, seasonal outdoor pool with a 3-meter/10-foot waterfall and an activity desk where guests can rent a variety of water toys. For a surcharge, guests can make use of the 9 on-site tennis courts and available tennis lessons. Sun beds and beach towels are complimentary for guests. The Don Carlos Beach Club offers guests the opportunity to engage in water sports such as windsurfing, water skiing, and jet skiing.

  • Use of nearby fitness center (discount) 
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Turkish bath/Hammam 
  • Business center 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Free self parking 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Computer station 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 1000 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 13 
  • Terrace 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Hair salon 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Train station pickup (surcharge) 
  • Concierge services 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Conference center 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Outdoor tennis courts - 9 
  • Parking (limited spaces) 
  • Total number of rooms - 243 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Beach bar 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 2 
  • Number of poolside bars - 2 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Beach umbrellas 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Conference space 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Meeting rooms 12 
  • Beach sun loungers 
  • Steam room 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Children's club (free) 
  • Number of coffee shops/cafes - 3 
  • Children's pool 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Number of restaurants - 3 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 10764 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Beach towels 
  • Spa tub 
  • 24-hour fitness facilities 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Wedding services 
  • Garden 
  • Multilingual staff 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pools  
  • Children's pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Outdoor tennis courts  
  • Children's club (free)  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Playground on site  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking, Parking (limited spaces)

Room Amenities

  • Premium bedding 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Air conditioning 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Phone 
  • Minibar 
  • Turndown service 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Bidet 
  • Slippers 
  • Bathtub only 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Desk 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Electric kettle 
  • Free WiFi 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Down comforter 
  • Egyptian-cotton sheets 
  • LCD TV 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 

Where to Eat

Bahia - A la carte breakfast and occasional dinner (surcharge) are served in this restaurant overlooking the gardens and the sea. The restaurant is decorated in Bisazza tile columns, representing a contemporary and creative version of a local theme, with rich marble floors and white ceilings. Service not available in the summer.

Los Naranjos - Creative European cuisine is served in a light-filled room with wide garden and pool views. Open seasonally from June to September.

Bar La Terrace - This two-level bar has a terrace overlooking the gardens and live piano music every evening. The room has hardwood floors, velvet chairs, and a purple-and-cream color scheme.

Sol y Sombra - Snacks and drinks are served at this poolside bar and restaurant. The walls have a Gaudi-style mosaic design. Guests can dine al fresco in the summer months.

Orange Beach Club - Located by the pool and sea, this beachfront restaurant serves a buffet lunch and offers bar service. Open seasonally from April to October.

Ombú - Located in the resort's tropical gardens, this restaurant is perfect for enjoying a dinner consisting of the most successful Thai dishes. Open seasonally from June to September.

Nearby Things to Do

The Beach Club offers a large, freeform pool with a 10-foot waterfall and an activity desk where guests can hire watersports equipment, such as banana boats, jet skis, personal watercraft, and sailboats.

The Marco Tennis Academy offers a garden setting and 10 courts, including nine clay. Lessons are available for all levels of expertise, and the academy often organizes tournaments. The resort offers easy access to a dozen golf courses, including the Santa Maria Golf and Country Club. Many courses provide discounts to guests.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Game drive nearby 
  • Water skiing nearby 
  • Parasailing nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Tennis lessons on site 
  • Volleyball on site 
  • Kayaking on site 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Playground on site 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Rowing or canoeing on site 
  • Sailing on site 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site 
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby 

Spa Services

  • Number of treatment rooms 5 
  • Outdoor treatment areas 
  • Couples treatment rooms 
  • Massages on beach 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body treatments 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Facial treatments 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Hot stone massage 
  • Prenatal massage 
  • Minimum age to access spa is 16 
  • Reflexology 
  • Sports massage 
  • Detoxification wrap 
  • Massages 

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.
This hotel's restaurants and beach club are open seasonally May-September. Limited dining options are available during the remaining months. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
Bookings where payment for the stay will be made on site instead of at the time of booking must be paid in full at check-in. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! One child 2 years old or younger stays free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of EUR 22 per pet, per night

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
No rollaway/extra beds available
Additional policies and fees may apply when booking more than 9 rooms. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for buffet breakfast: EUR 30 per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: EUR 95 per vehicle (one way)
  • Pet fee: EUR 22 per pet, per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Carlos Resort
  • Don Carlos Leisure
  • Don Carlos Leisure Marbella
  • Don Carlos Leisure Resort
  • Don Carlos Leisure Resort Marbella
  • Don Carlos Resort
  • Carlos Don Hotel
  • Don Carlos Hotel Marbella
  • Don Carlos Leisure Hotel Marbella
  • Don Carlos Leisure Resort And Spa
  • Don Carlos Marbella
  • Don Carlos Leisure Resort SPA

We should mention

Cash transactions at this property cannot exceed EUR 2500, due to national regulations. For further details, please contact the property using information in the booking confirmation. This property offers transfers from the airport and train station (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Reservations are required for golf tee times, massage services, and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. One child 2 years old or younger stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation. Some facilities may have restricted access. Guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Free Airport Transfer Offer

Book a package stay (air+hotel) in a valid rate plan displaying the "Free Airport Transfer (By Request)" tag for travel October 28, 2017 - December 31, 2018 and receive airport transfers in Mercedes-Benz, class E.

Must book a valid "Transfer Included" package rate plan to receive benefits. Not valid for standalone rates. Guests must contact the hotel directly with their flight details to arrange transfer; contact information is provided on the booking confirmation email. Offer subject to availability. Offer is not valid with groups/conventions and may not be combined with other promotional offers. Other restrictions and blackout dates may apply.


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