La Zambra – Your Lavish Hideaway in Costa del Sol

La Zambra has officially opened on Spain’s South Coast – here’s everything a luxury traveler needs to know

The luxurious hideaway in Costa del Sol has changed from a historic hotel, into a relaxed, trendy bohemian retreat. The reborn hotel destination in Malaga, Andalusia was once the infamous Byblos hotel, an iconic hotel of the late 20th century and home to celebrities and indulgences. La Zambra was inspired by its celebrity status and opulence of its past and joins The Unbound Collection by Hyatt.

The Unbound Collection by Hyatt is dedicated to inspiring its guests to create their own stories of a relaxed and luxurious getaway. 

La Zambra has recently been awarded by the experts at Luxury Lifestyle Awardsfor Best Luxury New Hotel in Andalusia, Spain, in 2022, confirming the hotel’s charm and luxury experiences. The hotel offers an immersive experience as guests are surrounded by luscious landscapes, offering access to world-class golf courses, natural greenery, and stunning beaches that the Mediterranean has to offer.

Guests can also opt to enjoy a relaxing lifestyle of the local culture by visits to nearby villages or go on an adventure to the vibrant spots of Marbella or Málaga, where gastronomy and nightlife eagerly await you. The 197 suits in the hotel include soft, relaxing, and tranquil tones, evoking Andalusian essence with a breathtaking backdrop. Led by architecture firm Esteva I Esteva, the use of natural materials effortlessly harmonizes with the intimate atmosphere of the hotel’s Spanish-Mediterranean architecture and interior. Guests can find warm natural tones through the hotel’s hideaways, patios, and shared spaces. 

Room and suite options include the golf course and garden views, offering serene views of the landscapes. Luxurious amenities await guests like a walk-in rain shower and a premium soft linen to create comfort and that home away from home feeling.

The hotel encompasses four different dining concepts and embraces the spirit of Andalusian gastronomy, combining innovation and tradition to tell stories about La Zambra’s cultural heritage. Palmito’s offers an all-day Mediterranean menu, Picador is a neo-tavern where dishes are paired with the world’s finest wines, Bamboleo bar offers a diverse menu of drinks and snacks, and La Bartola is a casual, Spanish beach bar. The hotel ensures that all dining options cater to everyone’s unique taste for the finer things in life. 

Apart from a beautiful hotel inside and out, wellness and sport are also available. La Zambra’s Mood Spa offers a tranquil oasis where guests can disconnect and relax. Professional spa therapists guide their patrons through five different wellness journeys where each treatment is personalized for both mind and body. There are also on-site yoga and Pilates classes led by an instructor in the hotel’s calming studio. 

Guests can enjoy a plethora of activities such as golf, a world-class gym, a paddle court, two tennis courts, and outdoor swimming pools. La Zambra blends in with its natural surroundings and awaits to be discovered by its guests. It’s an Andalusian escape where relaxation and fun blur together. The resort celebrates nostalgic and contemporary local culture, offering its guests the ultimate Mediterranean experience. 

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