There are 2 ways to get from Marbella to Tangier by bus or car ferry Take the bus from Marbella to Algeciras 903 / Take the bus from Algeciras San Bernardo Bus Station to Tarifa – Centro de Salud. Take the car ferry from Tarifa to Tangier .
Tangiers may not be the “real Morocco,” but it is definitely worth a day visit if that is all the time you have.
Yes, you can see the African coast from Costa del Sol. Depending on where you are you can see the coast from different places. If you are near Marbella (where I usually am) you can go up to the mountains in Elviria. You drive up in the mountains and then you have an excellent view over the sea.
Marbella is famous throughout the world for its glitzy image and glamorous night life. Many of the exclusive venues are located in Puerto Banus and on the Golden Mile. many visitors who come to Marbella come to party , and there is no shortage of late night bars, music bars and night clubs and restaurants.
there are no ferries from Portugal , but from Spain: Algeciras – Tanger, Tarifa – Tanger, Algeciras – Ceuta, Malaga – Melilla, Almeria – Melilla/Nador.
Malaga to Morocco ferry information: Malaga is connected to Morocco via the port of Tanger Med. On average, there is one crossing per week between Malaga and Morocco , operated by Balearia. Crossings from Malaga to Tanger Med usually take around 4 hours.
around 6 hours
Of the 2 buses that leave Marbella for Gibraltar every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you ‘ll have to change along the way. These direct buses cover the 59 km distance in an average of 1 h 15 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 1 h 15 m .
Many people go through Tangier on the way to the rest of the must- see destinations in Morocco. It’s merely a great bonus that Tangier itself has much to offer to the average tourist. Tangier is worth visiting for its varied history.
Tangier has been the summer site of the Moroccan royal residence since 1962. An important port and trade centre, the city has excellent road and rail connections with Fès, Meknès, Rabat, and Casablanca, as well as an international airport and regular shipping services to Europe.
In truth, Morocco is a safe place to visit . There’s only really small crime there (scams and pickpockets) and you’re unlikely to be assaulted or seriously hurt as a tourist in the country. Morocco is super safe for tourists now.
In Spain , Marbella is 6% less expensive than Madrid, and 7% less expensive than Barcelona. One of the main advantages of living in the Costa del Sol is because grocery shopping is relatively lower than in many other cities.
Marbella is one of the best-known resorts on the Costa del Sol . Its beaches, night clubs and luxury venues are famous the world over.
Summary about cost of living in Marbella , Spain: Family of four estimated monthly costs are 2,620$ (2,169€) without rent. A single person estimated monthly costs are 737$ (610€) without rent. Marbella is 39.75% less expensive than New York (without rent).