Hotel Lima and Sport
At Hotel Lima (Hotel in Marbella) we are very united with the sport of Marbella and the Costa del Sol. That is why we like to highlight in our blog all those sporting events that take place in Marbella and the surrounding area.
Besides, we support local teams by sponsoring them and also the athletes.
The sports agenda in Marbella is very extensive. Many events are celebrated year after year in the city. Others, like the Davis Cup, change their location every year. This section will be dedicated to those events and sports activities that take place year after year in Marbella.
Practice Sport in Marbella
Golf in the heart of the Costa del Sol. Marbella has a privileged location to enjoy numerous golf courses of with the highest quality.
The Sierra de las Nieves is one of the most complex and diverse natural complexes in Andalusia. It is near Marbella and in it we can enjoy many trails.
Routes in Sierra de las Nieves we find a great diversity of plant and animal species such as the mountain goat.
Enjoy the Sierra de las Nieves Routes. You can find shorter or longer hiking trails, that require more or less effort, or that last more or less. Each route has the distance, the difficulty and the estimated duration time.
We all know the great benefits of practicing sports. One of the most practical and beneficial sports is riding a bicycle.
The advantage of the bicycle is that it can be used both on hiking trails and in the city. Some of the routes mentioned above can be ideal for bicycle use.
In addition, the municipality of Marbella is continually improving the connections of the bike paths adding more kilometres to them.
It is a non-polluting means of transport and it is good for health, because you are doing sports. In addition, it allows you to move easily and visit nearby towns or areas on tourist routes. Use the bicycle in Marbella
The sport event in Marbella “4 days walking” is one of the most attractive among people of any age. It is a unique experience to get to know Marbella and its surroundings with the option of choosing two routes.
In addition, during the 4 days of the event, there are concerts and live music in Marbella.
Come and enjoy Marbella on foot with the Marbella 4 Days Walking.
The Mountain Race of Sierra Blanca is an event that has been taking place since 2014. It has several modalities depending on the distance to travel and is one of the best ways to enjoy the mountains and sport in Marbella, Sierra Blanca.
It is a huge mountain in the middle of the Costa del Sol with a great diversity of vegetation and fauna.
Sports Events in Marbella
April 29th 2018 was the date chosen for the best known triathlon worldwide. The Ironman 70.3 Marbella 2018 was celebrated in the Costa del Sol thanks to the great climate and activities on offer in Marbella.
The Ironman 70.3 is characterized by being half the distance in the three categories like the original Ironman. The swimming trial has a distance of 1.9 kilometres, the competition with a bicycle is 90 km and the race on foot would be like a half marathon, 21 kilometres.
In addition, this event or sport is not only celebrated in Marbella during 2018, there is an agreement for the Ironman 70.3 to be celebrated during 2019 and 2020.
The European Waterpolo Mixed youth Tournament has, since its start in 2009, been held in the city of Marbella. Each year it brings together more than 200 players (about 16 teams).
In this water polo tournament, both Spanish and European teams play, and it is usually held at the beginning of the year. It is one of the most important dates on the sports agenda in Marbella.
Everyone knows the prestige of the Davis Cup and the worldwide importance in the world of tennis.
In February 2018, Marbella was chosen to host the Davis Cup knockout round.
The Davis Cup Marbella 2018 was a very positive experience in all areas, as Spain went to the quarterfinals defeating Great Britain.
It is not the first time that Marbella has the experience of preparing a Davis Cup tie. In 1989 it was the first experience that the city had in such an important event.
We are Sports Team Sponsors
The Marbella Football Club is a team founded in 1997 and formed by the Marbella Athletic Club and local youth team. It is the football team of the city of Marbella and has more than 20 years of history.
The White Camps ski club has the objective of passing the knowledge of skiing on to competitive sports training at all levels, both from a technical and sports point of view, as well as from a personal point of view.