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Take a look inside Marbella's most luxurious new celebrity hotspot - Nobu Hotel

The world-renowned brand is headed up by Robert De Niro

Emily Horan

Hollywood legend Robert De Niro is best known for his roles in blockbusters such as The Godfather Part II and Meet the Fockers, but heading up the world-renowned Nobu brand, alongside accomplished Japanese chef Nobu Matsuhisa, may just be his most epic role. The luxurious hospitality and restaurant group has just opened a new stylish retreat in the sunny celebrity hotspot of Marbella, Spain.

Nobu Hotel Marbella Review

A sophisticated oasis in the heart of glamorous Marbella, the Nobu Hotel offers an unrivalled combination of gastronomic delights, blissful relaxation and exclusive nightlife. The chic, airy guest suites, neighbouring the village-like resort of Puente Romano, each have their own contemporary style and overlook the vibrant central plaza – a melting pot of world class restaurants, buzzing bars and sparkling ambiance.

Nobu Hotel has recently opened in Marbella

Sitting firmly as the jewel in the Costa Del Sol's sun-drenched crown, the charming town of Marbella perches beside the warm Mediterranean sea, nestled against the beautiful backdrop of the Sierra Blanca mountains. Its year-round warm climate and stunning panoramic views make it a favourite holiday destination amongst A-listers the world over, so it is no surprise that the Nobu Marbella is already playing host to stars such as tennis ace Novak Djokovic, who was excitingly at the hotel during our stay. With music mogul Simon Cowell and actor Antonio Banderas amongst the long list of famous faces who own properties in Marbella, and Desperate Housewives actress Eva Longoria being a regular visitor, Nobu is destined to be a magnet for celebrities, lured by the delights Marbella has to offer.

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Guests really do recieve the VIP treatment at The Nobu Hotel. From private sunloungers, to a swanky poolside bar serving delicate snacks and cocktails – the lychee banana colada is a must-try – the adult-only Nobu pool is the epitome of sophistication. Soak up the Spanish sun by the pool with a nourishing matcha green tea frappe, perfect for recuperating after a night exploring the Nobu party scene. For further pampering, immerse yourself in pure bliss at the Six Senses Spa, where you can enjoy treatments such as 24-carat gold leaf facials and detox massages, plus locally inspired options that use herbs, sea salt and olive oil to give an authentic Mediterranean experience.

Nobu restaurant offers a gourmet experience like no other

And the star treatment doesn't stop there! Before dancing the night away in Marbella’s hottest nightclub, La Suite, guests can enjoy priority access to the world famous Nobu restaurant, which offers a gourmet experience like no other.

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The restaurant prides itself on a unique blend of excotic Japanese cuisine and local influences. Indulge your senses by dining on incredible dishes ranging from wagyu beef sushi and seared tuna, to fresh sea bass carpaccio with yuzu juice and avocado tempura. The menu boasts the perfect marriage of Asian fusion and fresh ingredients, which head chef Eleni Manousou sources from the local food market. Eleni is the first female head chef within the Nobu brand, and her creative, charismatic nature is truly expressed through her vibrant dishes.

The suites overlook the lively central plaza 

With its signature blend of five-star luxury, culinary expertise, and high-spirited atmosphere, Nobu has once again brought us a magnificent lifestyle destination, which is sure to attract jetsetters from all corners of the globe. 

For more information on the Nobu Hotel Marbella, visit: www.nobuhotels.com/marbella

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