The Starlite Festival: Marbella’s Premier Music Event

A Closer Look at Sierra Blanca’s Annual Spectacle with 3SA Estates

The Starlite Festival in Sierra Blanca, Marbella, is more than just a music festival; it’s a cultural phenomenon that transforms the lush landscapes of Marbella into a vibrant hub of music and entertainment. With a tradition spanning over a decade, Starlite has firmly established itself as one of Europe’s most enduring and star-studded music festivals. Here’s everything you need to know about this iconic event, from the lineup to the unique venue that makes it a must-visit.

Star-Studded Performances
Diverse Lineup: The Starlite Festival is renowned for its eclectic mix of performances, featuring both international sensations and local Spanish talent. This year’s lineup promises to be as exciting as ever, with a range of artists that cater to all musical tastes.

Highlight Performances:

Emilia, the Argentinian pop star, will kick off the festival on August 1, setting the stage for a month-long musical extravaganza.
Iggy Pop, the legendary rock icon, takes the stage on August 2, offering fans a rare opportunity to experience his electrifying performance live.
Throughout August, the festival will showcase artists like Zucchero, Eros Ramazotti, Danny Ocean, and Juan Magan, along with a special tribute to Whitney Houston and a night with the Black Eyed Peas.
Unique Venue: The ‘Under the Stars’ Auditorium
Intimate Setting: Nestled within the natural amphitheater of Sierra Blanca, the Starlite auditorium offers an intimate concert experience. Surrounded by 60-meter-high rock walls, the venue holds a capacity of 3,500, creating a close-knit atmosphere that allows every concert-goer to feel connected to the performances.

Architectural Marvel: The venue’s design is reminiscent of the renowned Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Colorado but with a distinct Mediterranean flair. Concerts begin at 10 PM, leveraging the natural acoustics provided by the enclosing rock formations.

Sierra Blanca: The Perfect Backdrop
Ideal Location: Sierra Blanca is not just a picturesque residential area; it’s an integral part of Marbella’s charm. Located above the Golden Mile and under the majestic La Concha mountain, it offers breathtaking sea views and pristine mountain air, making it the perfect setting for an open-air music festival.

Stellar Viewing Experience: The clear, cloudless nights in Sierra Blanca enhance the experience, allowing attendees not only to enjoy the music but also to stargaze, adding a magical element to the evenings.

Practical Information
Getting There:

Address: Calle Albinoni, s/n. Cantera de Nagüeles, 29602 Marbella, Spain
Detailed directions are provided from Marbella center to the venue, with VIP parking available for certain ticket holders and efficient transport options to handle the steep ascent to the festival site.
Transportation: Continuous bus service is provided on concert nights, ensuring that attendees can travel to and from the festival with ease.

The Starlite Festival offers a blend of world-class entertainment, stunning natural beauty, and a unique venue that sets it apart from other music festivals. As a highlight of Marbella’s cultural calendar, it draws music lovers from around the world, providing unforgettable nights of music under the stars.

At 3SA Estates, we are proud to be part of a community that hosts such a prestigious event. For more information about properties in Sierra Blanca or details on how to experience the Starlite Festival to its fullest, contact us today. Join us in celebrating the best of music and culture in one of Marbella’s most beautiful settings.

About Agent

Jimmy Widén

Founder / CEO

Get in touch if you would like further guidance on this subject or want to know anything else about the lifestyle you could have living in Marbella

Post Categories

Related Post

Don’t hesitate to make the first step in changing your lifestyle for the better, get in contact.


At 3SA Estate we work primarily as buying brokers – based on the customers’ best intentions. We stretch across the Costa del Sol but our focus area is Marbella. At 3SA Estate, we are inclusive, i.e. we sell high-quality homes regardless of budget, but our focus is middle-income and up. With our diverse and international team, we meet our customers in a high-quality approach regardless of nationality.

We help our customers negotiate and compare properties based on their unique needs and preferences, completely free of charge. We assist our clients throughout the entire process, including the legal sections, together with our partners at the best law frms. We have all the right contacts with legal agents, banks, craftsmen, cleaning companies, and other local operators to assure a safe and convenient process for our clients.

Our vision is to become the most attractive brokerage firm globally, based on the most important places in the world linked to each other, forming a solid business ecosystem between Estate, Selected, Rentals, Conferences, Concierge and Development.

What does our ecosystem mean for you? Imagine that you rent a house, fall in love with it, but cannot afford it and it is not for sale. We will assist you in purchasing an apartment. A few years later, you sell your company and buy a new house that requires renovation, which we help you with. So, we don’t just think of ourselves as a real estate company; we also see ourselves as a “concierge service” that makes our clients’ lives better.

Request more information

Fill out the form below, and we will be in touch shortly.