About Essential Magazine

essential magazine is a top quality, refreshing and lively publication designed for residents and visitors to Marbella and the surrounding area. Established for over 10 years, it represents the true spirit of life in this unique part of the world, bringing superbly written and visually stunning features to the reader.

Each month, articles on décor, celebrities and fashion, films, music, sport, health and beauty, travel, food and wine, property, finance and personality interviews appear alongside local content. Our aim is to produce a local publication with an international feel that appeals to a cosmopolitan audience.

The magazine is distributed monthly as a FREE publication, through quality establishments along the coast between Gibraltar and Fuengirola, specifically selected to reach a high-level readership based locally who are able to respond to adverts immediately.


essential magazine has also been selected by many of the area’s top 5 star hotels as their in-house recommended publication and is available in all their bedrooms. To find out more about how to place an advert or a campaign in essential magazine, follow these simple steps.