Marbella is one of the most famous and important tourist destinations in southern Spain. Its excellent location means it enjoys exceptional weather year round in addition to a great richness of landscapes. Tourism options in Marbella are diverse: beaches, marinas, leisure centres, theme parks, golf courses, stylish shopping areas... The city's historic centre is also notable with numerous, typical Andalusian corners with whitewashed houses adorned with plants and flowers or boasting orange tree patios. Another place worth a visit is Puerto Banus, which is an internationally renowned destination just a few kilometres from the city centre. Marbella's gastronomy is also worthy of mention. The city offers visitors a wide range of dining options, varying from traditional Mediterranean cuisine to Eastern and more exotic eateries, as well as creative cuisine choices.