The Pilar long weekend is a special occasion to get away as a couple, or with the family, and enjoy unforgettable moments. Two exceptional destinations for this getaway are Marbella and Madrid, two Spanish cities that offer unique experiences, and what better way to do it than enjoying the exquisite gastronomy of chef Dani García in his restaurants.
In Marbella, the first stop should be the old town, where narrow cobbled streets and whitewashed houses create an enchanting atmosphere. After exploring, head to Dani García’s “Bibo Marbella”, located in Hotel Puente Romano. This restaurant offers a unique culinary experience, fusing Andalusian tradition with innovative touches. In the same area you could also enjoy Leña, Alelí or Kemuri. If you prefer fish, seafood and good rice dishes, Lobito de Mar is your perfect plan. Otherwise, Dani García’s Tragabuches will offer you the best of Andalusian produce with its zero-kilometre dishes.
After a spectacular dinner, you can enjoy a romantic stroll along Marbella’s Paseo Marítimo, under the moonlight. The sea breeze and the sound of the waves will create a magical atmosphere. Then, your journey will take you to Madrid, the vibrant capital of Spain. A day exploring the famous Retiro Park is a must. Rent a boat on the pond, stroll through the beautiful gardens and discover the Crystal Palace, an architectural gem.
After dinner, explore Gran Vía, known as “Madrid’s Broadway,” and soak up the excitement of Madrid’s nightlife. A cocktail in one of the bars in the area or a stroll around the Plaza Mayor will complete your romantic night on the town.
Over the Pilar long weekend, Marbella and Madrid become the perfect settings for a getaway full of flavour and romance, thanks to the magic of Dani García’s restaurants and the beauty of these Spanish cities.