Don Carlos Leisure Resort & Spa


Hotel (5*)
ETIC silver rating
5 / 10
22.4 Kg
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Don Carlos Leisure Resort & Spa

Business hotels , Golf hotels , Beach hotels, Hotels with spa, Pet friendly Hotels, Sport hotels, Family hotels

Avda. Zurita s/n, s/n, 29604, MARBELLA, Spain [View Map]

9 / 10

697 Google reviews

This luxury front line beach resort located on one of the best beach areas of Marbella surrounded by tropical gardens. For golf lovers, the nearest golf course is just a 5 minutes’ drive and many other options are at less than 10 minutes’ drive. Guests will certainly enjoy each meal since the property offers delicious food options along with agreeable atmospheres. The swimming pool area is perfect to spend the day sunbathing or having refreshing drink. Visitors may like to practice sports or visit the spa and wellness area to feel motivated and treat themselves. The welcoming rooms are decorated with warm colours to create a cosy feeling. They are equipped with cosy beds and with all the essential amenities needed to have a pleasant stay.



ETIC bronze rating

5 / 10

THE ETIC Silver Certification is awarded to ethical and sustainable hotels having a score of at least 4 out of 10.


  • Encouraging guests to bring specific in-kind donations to support the people in a positive way.
  • Students working to complete their two-year education for a certificate in tourism and hospitality
  • Buying locally to promote employment and to provide business opportunities that benefit the local communities the most.
  • Reducing the amount of waste produced and managing it responsibly.
  • Community effort of building wells in the village and have provided and electricity connection to the primary school.
  • Reading books and getting access to Zanzibar communities for free to promote literacy and learning for all ages.
Carbon per night*: 22.4
CO2 per night*: 26.2
CH4 per night*: 0
N2O per night*: 0.05
Energy per night*: 0.01
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I. Environment (4.9)
1.1. Conserving Resources 5.2
1.1.1. Environment Friendly 5.8
1.1.2. Consumable Goods 4.3
1.1.3. Energy Conservation 5
1.1.4. Water Conservation 5.8
1.2. Reducing Pollution 4.9
1.2.1. GHG 4.4
1.2.2. Waste Water 5
1.2.3. Waste Management 5.6
1.2.4. Harmful Substances 5.5
1.2.5. Minimize Polution 4.3
1.3. Conserving Biodiversity, Ecosytems and Landscapes 4.7
1.3.1. Wildlife Species 5.4
1.3.2. Wildlife Captivity 4.6
1.3.3. Landscaping 4.8
1.3.4. Biodiversity Conservation 4.4
1.3.5. Interaction with wildlife 4.3
II. Social (5.2)
2.1. Fair Trade 5.1
2.1.1. Community Development 5
2.1.2. Local Development 5.3
2.1.3. Fair Trade 5.1
2.1.4. Support Local Entrepreneurs 5.4
2.1.5. Respect Local Communities 4.7
2.2. Labour Rights 5.2
2.2.1. Exploitation Harassment 5.7
2.2.2. Equal Opportunity 4.3
2.2.3. Labour Rights 5.6
2.3. Services 5.5
2.3.1. Community Services 5.6
2.3.2. Local Services 5.4
III. Culture & Site Protection (4.7)
3.1. Cultural Visits and Promotions 4.8
3.1.1. Culture Visits 4.8
3.2. Historical Artefacts 5.2
3.2.1. Historical Artefacts 4.2
3.3. Protection of Sites 4.4
3.3.1. Protection of Sites 4.5
3.4. Incorporation of Culture 4.6
3.4.1. Incorporation of Culture 3.4
IV. Sustainable Managment (5)
4.1. Sustainable Management System 5
4.1.1. Sustainable Mgmt System 5.5
4.1.2. Health & Safety 5.3
4.1.3. Legal Compliance 5.5
4.1.4. Employee Training 4.5
4.1.5. Customer Experience 4.4
4.1.6. Accuracy of Promotional Materials 5
4.2. Buildings and Infrastructure 5.3
4.2.1. Buildings & Infrastructure Compliance 5.2
4.2.2. Cultural Surroundings 5.6
4.2.3. Buildings & Infrastructure Practices Materials 5.2
4.3. Adaptive Incorporation 4.8
4.3.1. Access For Persons With Special Needs 4.4
4.3.2. Natural Surroundings 4.7
4.3.3. Reporting And Communication 5.5




main amenties

Conference center, "Free childrens club", Daily housekeeping, On the beach, 9 outdoor tennis courts, 2 outdoor pools, Full-service spa, Terrace, 4 restaurants and 2 poolside bars, Free beach club on site, 267 smoke-free guestrooms, Free buffet breakfast and free WiFi , Airport shuttle

what's around

In Nikki Beach, Don Carlos Tennis & Sports Club - 3 min walk, Playa de las Chapas - 6 min walk, Playa de Artola - 6 min walk, Víbora Beach - 7 min walk, Playa del Alicate - 39 min walk, Puerto Deportivo de Cabo Pino - 43 min walk, Cabopino Beach - 2.4 mi / 3.9 km

food and drink

Bar/lounge, 2 poolside bars, Free buffet breakfast daily, 24-hour room service, Beach bar, 3 coffee shops/cafés, 4 restaurants, Barbecue grills

things to do

Hiking/biking trails nearby, Water skiing nearby, Parasailing nearby, Windsurfing nearby, Playground on site, Bicycle rentals nearby, Volleyball on site, Scooter/moped rentals nearby, Tennis lessons on site, Mountain biking nearby, Golf lessons available nearby


24-hour front desk, Laundry facilities, Hair salon, Concierge services, Luggage storage, Tours/ticket assistance, Porter/bellhop, Dry cleaning/laundry service, Multilingual staff, Wedding services


Elevator, Garden, Terrace, Safe-deposit box at front desk, Television in common areas, ATM/banking


Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant, Wheelchair-accessible parking, Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk, Accessible bathroom, In-room accessibility, Wheelchair-accessible registration desk, Roll-in shower

languages spoken

Russian, Spanish, German, English, French

taking the kids?

"Childrens club (free)", In-room childcare (surcharge), Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)

working away

Conference space, Conference space size (meters) - 1000, Conference space size (feet) - 10764, Number of meeting rooms - 14, Conference center, Business center, Computer station

home comforts

Minibar, Slippers, Bathrobes, In-room climate control (air conditioning)

sleep well

Premium bedding, Blackout drapes/curtains

freshen up

Hair dryer, Bathtub only, Private bathroom, Free toiletries, Bidet


15:00:00 - 00:00:00


Time To: 12:00:00

be entertained

MP3 docking station, Satellite TV channels, 48-inch LCD TV

stay connected

Desk, Phone, Free WiFi


Daily housekeeping, Connecting/adjoining rooms available, In-room safe

Payment types at the property



Questions & Answers

Yes, Don Carlos Resort & SPA does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
This property is closed from March 17 2020 to March 4 2021 (dates subject to change).
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff wear personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Yes, there are 2 outdoor pools and a children's pool.
Yes, pets are welcome. There's a charge of EUR 22 per pet, per night.
You can check in from 2 PM - midnight. There's a charge for early check-in (amount may vary, subject to availability). Check-out time is noon. Late check-out is available for a charge (subject to availability). Contactless check-in and check-out are available.
Yes, there are 4 onsite restaurants, featuring alfresco dining, international cuisine, and garden views. Nearby restaurants include Elviria's Deli (5-min walk), Nikki Beach Marbella (6-min walk), and Orient Palace Teppanyaki (9-min walk).
Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is EUR 95 per vehicle one way.

Year Built: 1968

Year Most Recent Renovation: 2006

: Check-out time is noon, Check-in time 2 PM-midnight, This hotel has 267 rooms, Minimum check-in age is 18, Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges, Spain may have travel restrictions in place due to COVID-19., Government-issued photo ID may be required

Travelling with others: "Free childrens club", Free WiFi in public areas, Pets allowed * , "One child stays free when occupying the parent or guardians room, using existing bedding ", Free WiFi in rooms

Transportation: Smoke-free property, Cash, Electric vehicle charging point, Airport shuttle (available 24 hours) *, Train station pick-up *

Spa: DON CARLOS RESORT SPA has 5 treatment rooms including rooms for couples and outdoor treatment areas. Massages are available on the beach and in the spa; other services include hot stone massages, sports massages, and facials. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and reflexology. The spa is equipped with a sauna, a spa tub, a steam room, and Turkish bath/hammam. The spa is open daily. Guests under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa.

Dining: "Orange Beach Club - This beachfront restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves brunch, lunch, and light fare. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). nOmbu - This restaurant specializes in Thai cuisine and serves dinner only. Reservations are required. Open select days. nBahia - This restaurant specializes in Mediterranean cuisine and serves dinner only. Open select days. nLos Naranjos - Overlooking the pool and garden, this restaurant specializes in Mediterranean cuisine and serves breakfast and dinner. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). A childrens menu is available. Open daily. nSol y Sombra - This poolside restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves lunch, dinner, and light fare. A childrens menu is available. Open daily. "

Recreation: Tennis on site, Mountain biking nearby, Tennis lessons on site, Windsurfing nearby, Outdoor tennis courts - , Parasailing nearby, Golf lessons available nearby, Playground on site, Hiking/biking trails nearby, Volleyball on site, Water skiing nearby, Scooter/moped rentals nearby, Bicycle rentals nearby

Also known as: Don Carlos Leisure Resort Marbella, Carlos Resort, Carlos Don Hotel, Don Carlos Leisure Hotel Marbella, Don Carlos Leisure Resort, Don Carlos Leisure Resort SPA, Don Carlos Leisure Resort And Spa, Don Carlos Resort & SPA Marbella, Don Carlos Hotel Marbella, Don Carlos Leisure, Don Carlos Resort, Don Carlos Marbella, Don Carlos Resort & SPA Hotel, Don Carlos Leisure Marbella, Don Carlos Resort & SPA Hotel Marbella

Policies: "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. 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. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. Some facilities may have restricted access. Guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Guests under 16 years old are not allowed in the health club or spa tub. Guests under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F; the property is cleaned and disinfected with electrostatic spray.Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available; masks are required in public areas.Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.The property affirms that it follows sanitization practices of Measures to reduce infection (Spain) guidelines.The property affirms that it adheres to the Ecolab (3rd party expert - Global) sanitization guidelines.Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property. For transfers, guests must contact the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation. Reservations are required for golf tee times, massage services, and spa treatments and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation. Special cancellation policies or charges may apply for group reservations (more than 8 rooms for the same property / stay dates). This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash."

Mandatory Fees: Optional extrasEarly check-in can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability, amount varies)Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability, amount varies)Pets are allowed for an extra charge of EUR 22 per pet, per nightAirport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of EUR 95 per vehicle (one way)Train station pick-up service is offered for an extra charge


Landmarks arround

  • In Nikki Beach
  • Don Carlos Tennis & Sports Club - 3 min walk
  • Playa de las Chapas - 6 min walk
  • Playa de Artola - 6 min walk
  • Víbora Beach - 7 min walk
  • Playa del Alicate - 39 min walk
  • Puerto Deportivo de Cabo Pino - 43 min walk
  • Cabopino Beach - 2.4 mi / 3.9 km

Transports arround

  • Malaga Airport (AGP) - 39 min drive
  • Fuengirola Station - 23 min drive
  • Fuengirola Boliches Station - 26 min drive
  • El Pinillo Station - 26 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Train station pick-up (surcharge)


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