The city also has a significant archaeological heritage, The Marbella municipality occupies a strip of land that extends along forty-four kilometres (27 miles) of coastline of the Penibético region, sheltered by the slopes of the coastal mountain range, which includes the Bermeja, Palmitera, Royal, White and Alpujata sub-ranges.
Due to the proximity of the mountains to the coast, the city has a large gap between its north and south sides, thus providing views of the sea and mountain vistas from almost every part of the city.
Its rise coincided with the steady decline of the other great Mayan cities.
Plagued by inter-dynastic blood feuds fought to determine kingships, the powerful kingdoms of the Middle Classic period were faltering.
Chichen Itzá, most famous of all Mayan archaeological sites, is a vast site dating from 600 to 900 AD.
A breathtaking and powerful site it is a "must see" for the first time visitor to the Land of the Maya.
The surrounding area is littered with scores of restaurants, lively bars, shops and boutiques.
There is also a connection to the public transport network in the immediate vicinity as well as a golf course.The apartments include a combined lounge/bedroom, a separate bedroom and a kitchen.Available for guests are the indoor swimming pool, hot tub and solarium. The hotel’s 496 rooms are divided into double rooms, doubles with sea views, one-bedroom apartments and one bed apartments with sea views.) is a city and municipality in southern Spain, belonging to the province of Málaga in the autonomous community of Andalusia.It is part of the Costa del Sol and is the headquarters of the Association of Municipalities of the region; it is also the head of the judicial district that bears its name.Located directly beside Playa Serena in centre of Roquetas de Mar, the beach apartment hotel enjoys a convenient location.