The E1 Puerto Banús Marbella GP is gearing up to host the E1 competition, the Electric Formula 1 of the Sea, positioning the city as a global showcase for a sporting event on June 1 and 2. This prestigious event will take place in Marbella, making it the sole venue in Spain for this thrilling competition.

Mayor Ángeles Muñoz visited the assembly site at Puerto Banús and emphasized the significant media impact and economic benefits it will bring to the city. The estimated cumulative audience across social networks on four platforms is expected to exceed 1 billion people, with an economic impact of over 25 million euros.

Puerto Banús, located in the heart of the Costa del Sol in Marbella, is a luxurious marina that has become synonymous with wealth, opulence, and the jet-set lifestyle. Inaugurated in 1970, this exclusive harbor was named after its developer, José Banús, and has since evolved into a global symbol of luxury tourism and nautical elegance.

With its 915 berths, Puerto Banús accommodates a stunning array of yachts and is surrounded by an array of high-end shops, boutiques, bars, and restaurants that cater to the affluent visitors who flock here from all corners of the world. The marina's architecture, with its distinctive Mediterranean style, adds to the charm and allure of the area, making it a picturesque spot that blends the traditional Andalusian ambiance with modern luxury.

The streets of Puerto Banús are lined with designer stores, showcasing the latest from high-fashion brands, while the waterfront promenade offers a scenic walk with breathtaking views of the sea and the majestic yachts docked in the marina. The area is not only about shopping and boating; it also hosts a variety of events throughout the year, including fashion shows, car shows, and sailing regattas, adding to the vibrant atmosphere.

Puerto Banús is also known for its nightlife, with a range of clubs and bars that keep the party going until the early hours of the morning. For those interested in real estate, Puerto Banús presents exclusive opportunities, with luxury apartments and villas that offer stunning views and a prestigious address.

The marina's history is rich and colorful, having hosted numerous celebrities and royalty since its opening, and it continues to be a favored destination for the world's elite. The influence of Puerto Banús extends beyond tourism, as it has played a significant role in the economic and social development of Marbella and the wider region. As a testament to its enduring appeal, Puerto Banús remains a vibrant and dynamic destination that embodies the spirit of Marbella, offering a unique blend of Andalusian charm and contemporary luxury..

E1 Puerto Banús Marbella E1 GP: Electrify the Waves

E1 Puerto Banus Marbella GP

Notably, the participating teams’ captains include prominent figures from various fields. Among them are American football player Tom Brady, footballer Didier Drogba, singer Marc Anthony (who will perform the inaugural concert at Oasis Marbella Fest on May 31), DJ Steve Aoki, tennis player Rafa Nadal, pilot Sergio Pérez, and the recent addition of actor Will Smith, who joins a team alongside Spanish pilot Lucas Ordóñez.

Mayor Muñoz emphasized that this event The E1 Puerto Banús Marbell seamlessly combines sports and tourism promotion. Accompanied by Councilor for Sports Lisandro Vieytes and Juan Núñez, CEO of Cívitas Puerto Banús, she praised the organization’s excellent work. The championship enjoys support from the Marbella City Council, the Junta de Andalucía, and the Malaga Provincial Council. Mayor Muñoz expressed confidence that the event will be a resounding success.

Time tables and details about the E1 Puerto Banús Marbella GP

Núñez provided logistical details, sharing that the race will take place right in front of the port, adjacent to the breakwater. On Saturday, June 1, teams will compete in qualifying races, followed by the semifinals and finals on Sunday. The event will offer free access to the general public. For the water competition, over 490,000 square meters of water will be available for the nine teams, while 5,000 square meters of beach space will be allocated for the Festival of Acceleration and the race viewing area.

Additionally, a Fan Zone will accommodate approximately 8,000 visitors during both days. The Hospitality VIP area, spanning 500 square meters, and the dock area will house the paddock, television production facilities, and equipment tents. Marbella is poised to host an electrifying and unforgettable event that combines sport, entertainment, and tourism promotion. 🌊🏎️🌟

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