WHAT THEY SAY ABOUT US…

 

 

 

 

 

Dear Club Marbella,

We just want to thank you for once more letting us have a wonderful time at your resort.
Everyone is so nice and helpful and courteous. This was our fifth stay at your hotel. Because of the Corona-virus we had to leave earlier than planned. We do hope that we can be able to come back next year. We pray for you and hope that you all will be fine, and that the hotel will come through these very difficult times.

Best regards
Svein Borud and Mai-Lis Nygard

 

 “Another wonderful holiday, thank you! Special thanks to the staff for making my birthday so special! See you in October!”

Mrs Cheetham

 

“This is our 28th year of holidays in Club Marbella. When we arrived 4 weeks ago we imediately felt at HOME. All the staff are wonderful, friendly and accomodating. We love coming here. There are too many people to mention individually but a special thank you to the fabulous animation team who I spend a lot of time with and are like my Spanish Family, due to my husband disability. Thank you so much.”

Barbara and John Skillin

 

“Thank you so much to the animators who have been so great!”

Maria Morales (13 years old)

 

Some of the messages which we have received  since the circular on Covid-19 was sent to Crown Points Founders and Non-Founder members.

“We hope to see you all soon in the future, please take care and remain safe in these very difficult times.”

 “Great resort, great staff. Hope to see you all soon good luck, stay safe.”

 “do hope you are ok in these difficult days.”

 “Thanks for your information”

 “Thank you for keeping us updated and hope to see you later in the  year. Good luck and keep safe”

NEW IN THE AREA

Designer Outlet Málaga is the first McArthurGlen shopping destination of its kind in Spain – offering up to 70% off retail prices. The expansive 30,000 square metre space will house approximately one hundred of the most sought after luxury brands, alongside other local Spanish designers. The open air McArthurGlen development has been created to sympathetically reflect Andalusian architecture. The landscape features fountains and walkways leading to a centralised luxury plaza and imaginative children’s playground – perfectly designed for leisurely shopping.  With an array of stylish restaurants and barista style coffee outlets, there are options to suite all tastes, schedules and appetites.

Designer Outlet Málaga is positioned next to MA-20 and MA-21 motorways, providing rapid access to Málaga city centre. The new retail destination is only a 3 minute drive from Malaga airport, a 12 minute drive from Malaga central railway station and a 20 minute drive from the Port of Málaga.

Question about your Reservation?

Malaga

Do you have a reservation with arrival date in  April, May, June? Contact our bookings department by sending an email to plus@crownresorts.com

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Download the Crown Resorts App to keep up to date with the latest offers and events.

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#Throwback

Our team of animators ensuring that there is always an array of on-site activities to be enjoyed by our Members and Guests.

Pirate fun

Gentle morning stretching classes

Spanish Day

Aguagym

Morning walk

Spanish classes – Hola!

Paella and Sangria

 

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#STAY HEALTHY, # STAY POSITIVE #STAY AT HOME

The animation team

A FEW WORDS FROM OUR ANIMATORS

Dear Crown Points Members and Guests,

The present situation has taken us all away from our daily routine and it is important to find a new routine to maintain our mental and physical health.

 

 

From all of us, we hope you find some our suggestions below useful.

  • Have a regular bedtime routine and get plenty of sleep. In the morning, have a shower, medítate, do some exercise, have breakfast and get dressed in comfortable clothing but not pyjamas.
  • Organise your day and set yourself some goals.
  • Plan your meals choosing healthy food to give you plenty of nutrients. Avoid saturate and processed food and unnecessary sugar.
  • Follow an exercise routine daily or every other day. There are many free workouts on YouTube, so no excuses!
  • Look at the positives from being at home. Share conversations with your family, telephone a friend – be communicative!
  • Dig out the books you have kept for “when I have time to read” – that time has come!
  • Organise your house. Having a good clear out and tidy up helps keep your mind organised.
  • Learn a new language or skills using one of the many online learning platforms.
  • Have fun – try new recipes, watch movies, listen to music, sing or dance.

Remember that this situation will pass and we should try to make the most of it.  Stay positive and rest assured that we will be waiting to welcome you at the resort when the world is back to normal.

Stay positive, stay at home and stay healthy

The Crown Resorts’ Animation Team

 

 

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# StayAtHome … but don’t get bored!

To combat any boredom from staying at home, you can virtually explore places that you have not yet crossed off your wishlist.  We have compiled a list of the ten most popular museums and art galleries in Europe, all of which can be viewed from your sofa.

Put on some comfy clothes, sit down, stretch your legs and… wander round these ten incredible museums!

 

Travelzoo also have lots of ideas and tips on how to relieve stress, stay active or learn new skills.  Click here for further information: www.travelzoo.com/uk/blog/the-best-things-to-do-when-you-cant-leave-home

CROWN RESORTS AND THE STATE OF EMERGENCY

Dear Crown Points Members and Guests,

Following the outbreak of Coronavirus COVID-19, the resorts are now closed due to there being complete “lockdown” enforced in Spain which includes border closures and no incoming flights.

Crown Resorts have complied with all Government requirements during the ‘State of Emergency’ currently in place until 26th April 2020 (date correct at the time of writing) and includes the measures below:

  • All pools have been closed (indoor and outdoor pools).
  • All common areas have been closed, including: saunas, changing rooms, fitness area, multi-use sport courts, squash and paddle courts, children’s playgrounds, food and beverage outlets (Café Marbella at Club Marbella and L.A. Cocina at Club Calahonda).
  • On-site guests have been asked to comply with the “STAY AT HOME” rule.
  • No further guests are allowed on-site.

Although existing on-site guests were allowed to stay at Crown Resorts, most of them decided to go home following the recommendations of their Embassy or Consulate.

Crown Resorts’ staff ensured at all times that on-site guests were offered the assistance required until their departure to their home country.

We thank you for your patience and continued support.

Crown Resorts’ Management Team

 

Please find below a selection of photos of key staff in place to ensure that the resort is safe and maintained:

 

Head of maintenance ensuring machinery is functioning properly at all times

Ongoing cleaning of common areas

Night concierge on duty

Night concierge on duty

Reception staff on duty

Ongoing cleaning of common areas

Protective screens placed at Club Marbella reception desk

Ongoing verification of mchinery

semana santa

Why you should visit the Costa del Sol at Easter 2020

You can tell it’s almost Easter. As you wander around the South of Spain, blossom fills the trees, the smell of incensce floats in the streets and you’ll begin to see rehearsals for the traditional Easter processions. Thinking of taking a trip this Easter? Come and discover Holy Week in the Malaga area.

When? 5th-12th April 2020 are the key dates for the famous Holy Week religious holiday in Malaga. Most southern towns and cities celebrate Easter in this way, but you’ll find the largest and most impressive in Malaga city itself. This traditional celebration attracts hundreds of visitors every year.

What? Holy Week is a religious festivity celebrated by catholic brotherhoods or cofradías who take part in religious processions around the city the week befor Easter. The pasos or floats depict scenes from the Passion of Christ and are accompanied by nazarenos, the penant figures with long tunics and pointy hoods.

One of the most famous cofradías in Malaga is the María Santísima de Lágrimas y Favores de las Reales Cofradías Fusionadas brotherhood, since the Spanish actor Antonio Banderas, is a member.

Not interested in religious processions? No problem. There are plenty of other great things to do at Easter on the Costa del Sol. When you plan an Easter break you’ll be able to make the most of the great weather and all the wonders the area holds, from sunny beaches to delicious local gastronomy and stunning natural landscapes.

If you’re planning an Easter break here you won’t be short on activities At Crown Resorts we’ll have our usual fun planned and do everything we can to help you enjoy a great holiday in Spain.

Ready to pack? Book your stay today and come and experience a unique Easter week in Malaga. See you soon!

spring - primavera

It’s Spring at Crown Resorts!

On March 20th it will officially be Spring, one our favourite times of year at Crown Resorts. Flowers Bloom, the days are warm and pleasant, and you can happily wander around in a t-shirt. Do you want to hear some of our favourite plans for Spring? Keep reading to discover our top recommendations:

  1. Cherry blossom: as in Japan you can also see this impressive sight in Malaga. The Axarquía region in Malaga boasts row upon row of cherry trees filling fields with the stunning beauty of fruit trees in full bloom. It is popularly known as the ‘Malaga Jerte Valley’.
  2. Seaside walks on the Costa del Sol: there is nothing better than heading to the seaside and breathing in the salty air. There are several sections of boardwalks that make a pleasant route for a stroll. You can also go for the first swim of the season or simply enjoy the sun and sand.
  3. Go for a hike: one of the best areas is the along the slopes of the Tejeda mountain range, in the Axarquía area. There are some great hiking routes in that area and also some beautiful small towns in more urban areas that are worth exploring, such as Salares, Sedella, Alcaucín or Canillas de Aceituno.
  4. Istán: this small village is stunning during Spring. South of the Nieves mountain range and just a few minutes’ drive from our accommodation. Enjoy the Green river Valley, its waterways and hiking routes.

There is so much to see and do along the Costa del Sol in Spring. At Crown Resorts we can provide information and also offer a variety of activities to help you make the most of the great weather in the South of Spain. Enjoy a great family holiday with us.