Marbella, Spain: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Marbella, Spain? If you're planning to go to Marbella, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Marbella, Spain

Based on the climate and weather in Marbella, the best time to go is August. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Marbella, Spain by month

January

January in Marbella is crisp. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long skirts
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear
  • Socks
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat

February

February in Marbella is chilly. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Socks
  • Long skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Pants or jeans
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Standard footwear
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat

March

If you vacation in Marbella during March, you are likely to find that it is chilly. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 40s F (single digits C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Socks
  • Standard footwear
  • Pants or jeans
  • Long skirts
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Rain coat
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear

April

If you are traveling to Marbella in April, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Socks
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Standard footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Long skirts
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Umbrella
  • Pants or jeans

May

May in Marbella is a perfect temperature and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Skirts
  • Light footwear
  • Sandals
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses

June

If you vacation in Marbella during June, you are likely to find that it is extremely warm and dry with little rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Light footwear
  • Dresses
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

July

If you vacation in Marbella during July, you are likely to find that it is hot and very dry with almost no rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • Sandals

August

August in Marbella is extremely warm and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Shorts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear

September

September here is a perfect temperature and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Light footwear
  • Skirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

October

October for Marbella is balmy. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Light footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Umbrella

November

November for Marbella can be chilly. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Standard footwear
  • Pants or jeans
  • Umbrella
  • Socks

December

December for Marbella is chilly. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Standard footwear
  • Socks
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Pants or jeans
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Long skirts

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Marbella, Spain

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Marbella, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types C and F
  • A SIM card that works in Marbella
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • If you plan to visit a mosque, pack clothing that covers the knees and shoulders
  • Appropriate museum wear

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