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Don Carlos Resort & SPA

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2 outdoor pools, pool umbrellas, pool loungers
4 restaurants, breakfast, lunch, dinner served; international cuisine
Egyptian cotton sheets, premium bedding, minibar, in-room safe
In-room dining
Couples treatment room(s), sauna, hot tub, steam room

Overview of Don Carlos Resort & SPA

VIP Access

Don Carlos Resort & SPA

5.0 star property
8.8 out of 10 Excellent
8.8/10 Excellent

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Breakfast included
  • Spa
  • Parking included
  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
Avda. Zurita s/n, Marbella, Malaga, 29600

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationDon Carlos Tennis & Sports Club3 min walk
  • Popular LocationVíbora Beach9 min walk
  • Popular LocationCabopino Beach4 min drive
  • AirportMálaga (AGP)40 min drive

Perks for members at select top-rated stays

Our Silver and Gold members get perks at select VIP Access properties, on top of exceptional service.
Silver tier member
A perk like food and drink extras, free breakfast, or parking credits
Gold tier member
Room upgrades when available, plus Silver perks

Room options

About this area


Don Carlos Resort & SPA is located in Nikki Beach, a neighbourhood in Marbella, and is next to a golf course and on the beach. Roman Archaeological Park and Church of San Pedro are local landmarks, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Los Boliches Beach and Playa de Artola. Travelling with kids? Consider El Pinillo Beach, or check out an event or a game at Atenas. Discover the area's water adventures with waterskiing and parasailing nearby, or enjoy the great outdoors with hiking/biking trails and ziplining.

What's nearby

  • Don Carlos Tennis & Sports Club - 3 min walk
  • Víbora Beach - 9 min walk
  • Cabopino Beach - 4 min drive
  • Calahonda Beach - 4 min drive
  • Cabopino Golf Marbella - 8 min drive

Getting around

  • Fuengirola Station - 17 min drive
  • Málaga (AGP) - 47 min drive


  • Nikki Beach Marbella - 6 min walk
  • La Plage Casanis - 4 min drive
  • Chiringuito los Tony´s - 6 min walk
  • Aventura Amazonia - 10 min walk
  • El Laurel - 7 min walk

About this property

Don Carlos Resort & SPA

5-star luxury hotel located in Nikki Beach
At Don Carlos Resort & SPA, you can look forward to a free breakfast buffet, 18 holes of golf and a return airport shuttle. This hotel is a great place to bask in the sun with a white sand beach, beachfront dining and a beach bar. Indulge in a body scrub, a hot stone massage and a facial at the on-site spa. Be sure to enjoy a meal at any of the 4 on-site restaurants, which feature international cuisine and al fresco dining. Enjoy the 24-hour gym, as well as activities such as volleyball. Free in-room WiFi is available to all guests, along with 2 poolside bars and a terrace.
You'll also find perks such as:
  • 2 outdoor pools and a children's pool, with sunloungers and pool umbrellas
  • Free self-parking
  • 9 outdoor tennis courts, train station pick-up service and a free beach club on-site
  • An electric car charging station, access to a nearby health club and a gift shop
  • Guest reviews give top marks for the location
Room features
All 267 rooms have comforts, such as 24-hour room service and premium bedding, as well as thoughtful touches, such as air conditioning and dressing gowns.
Other amenities include:
  • Baths, bidets and free toiletries
  • 48-inch LCD TVs with satellite channels
  • Childcare services, electric kettles and daily housekeeping


English, French, German, Russian, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
The property is disinfected using an electrostatic spray
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows the regional cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Tourism Certified (Spain)
Follows the industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Ecolab (third-party expert - Global)


Contactless social distancing and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Social distancing measures in place
Contactless room service is available.

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks and gloves available
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitiser provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • Limited on-site parking
  • Electric car charging station on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available
  • On-site parking options include a carport and a garage
  • 24-hour return airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Airport shuttle on request
  • Train station pick-up shuttle (surcharge)

Food and drink

  • Free buffet breakfast available daily 7:30 AM–11:00 AM
  • 4 restaurants and 3 coffee shops
  • 2 poolside bars, 1 beach bar and 1 bar
  • 24-hour room service

Restaurants on site

  • Orange Beach Club
  • Ombu
  • Bahia
  • Los Naranjos
  • Sol y Sombra

Things to do

  • 24-hour fitness centre
  • 18 holes of golf
  • 2 outdoor pools
  • 9 outdoor tennis courts
  • Access to nearby health club
  • Children's pool
  • Free beach club
  • Full-service spa
  • Playground
  • Shopping
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball

Family friendly

  • 2 outdoor pools
  • Children's games
  • Children's pool
  • Children's toys
  • Free children's club
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Playground
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Supervised childcare (surcharge)


  • ATM/banking services
  • Banquet hall
  • Lift
  • Front-desk safe
  • Gift shop/newsstand

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Hair salon
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Tennis lessons
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Wedding services

Business services

  • Business centre
  • Computer station
  • Conference centre (10764 square feet of space)
  • Meeting rooms - 14


  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Beach loungers
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beachfront location
  • Garden
  • Pool sunloungers
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Terrace


  • 5 treatment rooms
  • Aromatherapy
  • Body scrubs
  • Body treatments
  • Body wraps
  • Couples treatment room(s)
  • Detox wraps
  • Facials
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Massage - hot stone
  • Massage - on the beach
  • Massage - prenatal
  • Massage - sports
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Outdoor treatment areas
  • Reflexology
  • Sauna
  • Spa open daily
  • Hot tub
  • Steam room
  • Turkish bath/hammam


  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (selected rooms)
  • Lift
  • In-room accessibility (selected rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (selected rooms)
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible (may have limits)


  • Beach towels
  • Romance packages available
  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Egyptian cotton sheets
  • Premium bedding


  • Dressing gowns
  • Bath
  • Bidet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels


  • 48-inch LCD TV
  • MP3 dock
  • Satellite channels

Food and drink

  • Champagne service
  • Electric kettle
  • Minibar


  • Desk
  • Phone
  • Safe
  • Slippers
  • Soundproofing

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Check-in from 3:00 PM - midnight
Early check-in subject to availability
Early check-in is available for a fee
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before noon
Late check-out subject to availability
A late check-out fee will be charged

Special check-in instructions

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
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests age 16 and older have access to the spa's water circuit during the pool closure period (November 21-December 14).
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.
This hotel's restaurants and beach club are open seasonally May-September. Limited dining options are available during the remaining months.

Renovations and closures

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

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed (service animals are welcome, and are exempt from fees)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
1 child, up to the age of 2 years, can stay for free if using existing beds when occupying the parent or guardian's room
Rollaway/extra beds are available for EUR 80.0 per day.

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

  • Airport shuttle fee: EUR 95 per vehicle (one way)
  • Early check-in is available for a fee (subject to availability)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability)
  • Rollaway bed fee: EUR 80.0 per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business or profession.
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be 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
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
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

Cash transactions at this property cannot exceed EUR 1000, due to national regulations; for further details, please contact the property using the information in the booking confirmation
Reservations are required for golf tee times, massage services and spa treatments; reservations can be made by contacting the property prior to arrival, using the contact information 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 hot tub
Guests under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa

Property is also known as

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
Don Carlos Resort & SPA Hotel
Don Carlos Resort & SPA Marbella
Don Carlos Resort & SPA Hotel Marbella

Frequently asked questions

Does Don Carlos Resort & SPA have a pool?

Yes, this property has 2 outdoor pools and a children's pool.

How much does it cost to stay at Don Carlos Resort & SPA?

As of 31 May 2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Don Carlos Resort & SPA on 6 Jun 2023 start from €323.84, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.

Is Don Carlos Resort & SPA pet-friendly?

No, only service animals are welcome at the property.

How much is parking at Don Carlos Resort & SPA?

Self-parking is free at this property.

What time is check-in at Don Carlos Resort & SPA?

Check-in is from 3:00 PM - midnight. A fee applies for early check-in (subject to availability).

What time is check-out at Don Carlos Resort & SPA?

Checkout is at noon. Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability).

Does Don Carlos Resort & SPA provide a shuttle to the airport?

Yes, there's an airport shuttle that runs on request. A fee of EUR 95 per vehicle applies.

Where is Don Carlos Resort & SPA located?

Located in Nikki Beach, this beachfront hotel is next to a golf course, 0.2 mi (0.3 km) from Don Carlos Tennis & Sports Club and 2.1 mi (3.4 km) from Cabopino Beach. Playa de Artola and Playa de las Chapas are also within 10 minutes.




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8/10 Good


Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities
We chose this hotel due to the proximity of the tennis club. All in all a good hotel.
Stayed 2 nights in May 2023

6/10 Okay


Liked: Cleanliness, amenities
Outdated and older more of a 4 star property
Stayed 4 nights in May 2023

10/10 Excellent

Lewis James

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 2 nights in Apr 2023

8/10 Good


Liked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities
Excellent location, nice beach, amazing buffet breakfast.
Stayed 2 nights in Apr 2023

10/10 Excellent


Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
This is a magnificent resort with everything you possibly need for a fun filled or relaxing vacation.
Stayed 1 night in Apr 2023

10/10 Excellent

Joseph Gerrard

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
A very pleasant resort with great amenities, looking forward to visiting again. Thanks Joe
Stayed 4 nights in Apr 2023

10/10 Excellent

John, Etobicoke

Travelled with family, Travelled with family and small children
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Concierge Service was excellent. Everyone is very friendly and helpful. Dining options and decor could use a revamp but it’s ok. Lots of restaurants in the area to eat and drink. Beach club pool area is the best part. Great for families and couples. Tennis amenities are amazing.
Stayed 5 nights in Oct 2022

10/10 Excellent


Travelled with group