Puerto Banus is both a town and a district on the Mediterranean coast in Andalusia, Spain. It is also known as Puerto de Banus due to its proximity to Marbella’s port of that name.
Puerto Banús has a mild Mediterranean climate with hot summers and cool winters. It rarely snows in winter and temperatures can exceed 40 °C during summer.
It is a 20-minute drive from Málaga airport, and around 45 minutes from Gibraltar International airport . The town has a population of about 22,000 people, mostly living in high rise apartment buildings. The average age of the residents is relatively low compared with surrounding communities
Puerto Banús consists of an old section along the waterfront with shops and restaurants cateringfor tourism, plus an area slightly inland where most housing estates are located. Landmarks include
– A replicaof a Spanish galleon
– The Hotel Puente Romano
– A large marina Puerto Banus is located in one of the world’s prime tourism areas, where many luxury yachts are berthed
In 2004, the town inaugurated an international golf course designed by Gary Player. Landmarks include
– Marbella Yacht Club