For starters, the town boasts more than 300 days of sunshine and deep blue, cloudless Mediterranean skies each year. In addition, Marbella offers a microclimate with an average temperature of 19ºC, ensuring that you will be getting more than enough depression-busting Vitamin D, which is more than can be said for our neighbours in Northern Europe. With this in mind, you can hit the Paseo Maritimo on Marbella’s seafront for a stroll, lay on the beach to soak up some winter sun or use the outdoor gym equipment dotted between the historic centre and Puerto Banús.
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Residents of the Costa del Sol can often be heard chatting about the microclimate that affects Marbella and ensures its year-round mild and temperate weather. This unusual weather pattern, which keeps wind to a minimum and protects the town from extreme climatic highs and lows is created by the Sierra Blanca.