Villa Odiya Ibiza

Surroudings Marbella

Today, Marbella can call itself one of the most fashionable holiday destinations in the world. Yet tourism has not always been so important to this city. In the past Marbella was particularly known for its mining industry.

Over time, however, the mines were increasingly dismantled and people switched to agriculture and fishing.

For a long time Marbella was plagued by all kinds of setbacks. Not only crops were lost, but also epidemics caused a lot of fear among the population. Only the ruling class was able to keep their heads above water. Perhaps it is this ruling class that has laid the foundation for Marbella as we know it today...