One of the biggest music festivals in Spain kicks off in just a week’s time. Starlite Marbella 2019 starts on 5 July and this year’s edition offers more concerts than ever before. The seven-week festival showcases the very best in international and Spanish music and brings world-class artists to the top resort on the Costa del Sol this summer.

More concerts than ever

Starlite Marbella 2019 marks the 8th edition of the music festival and this year’s event promises to be the biggest so far. Visitors to Marbella this summer have the choice of 44 concerts between 5 July and 23 August. There are also parallel events in the Starlite venue in Nagueles.

Did you know?

Río Real Boutique Hotel makes an ideal location for Starlite Marbella. The concert arena is just a short drive away and while you’re staying at Río Real you can make the most of one of the best beaches in Marbella. 

Something for everyone

As usual, Starlite Marbella offers an eclectic mix of artists from all around the world and playing all types of music. This means that whatever your musical taste, there’ll be something for you on stage this summer.
Golden oldies take centre stage with some of the world’s most famous groups playing. The 60s icons, The Beach Boys perform one concert as do one of the favourite 80s bands, Kool & The Gang. Spanish legendary singer, Raphael, will also be singing in Marbella this summer.
Soloists also feature and include international stars such as Sting, Eros Ramazzotti and Jamie Cullum. They are joined by a long lineup of Spanish and Latin American soloists – Juan Magán, Manuel Carasco and David Bisbal are just three of the performers in this section.
Flamenco fans also have their share of the musical talent. Ketama with their fusion style have a performance booked as do Jose Mercé and Tomatito, two of the biggest names in flamenco in Spain. El Divo provides the classical music touch and Diana Krall brings an element of jazz to Starlite Marbella. Discover the full programme here. 

Did you know?

Book your stay at Rio Real Boutique Hotel in July or August and make the most of our Enjoy the Summer deal, perfect for enjoying Starlite Marbella. Get an additional 15% discount and free upgrade to suite. Book yours now. 

The best of Marbella

But summer in Marbella isn’t just about enjoying fantastic concerts at Starlite and great accommodation at Rio Real. This is the season for spending long days on the sands (check out the best beaches in Marbella here) and balmy evenings cocktail in hand. And of course, getting in a few rounds of your favourite sport – check out the deals with our dynamic pricing system here. 

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