Puerto José Banús, more commonly known as Puerto Banús is a marina located in the area of Nueva , to the southwest of Marbella, on the Costa del Sol. It was built in May 1970 by José Banús a local property developer, as a luxury marina and shopping complex. It has since become one of the largest entertainment centres in the Costa del Sol, with 5 million annual visitors, and is popular with international celebrities. Developed around a coastal village in the Mediterranean architectural style, Puerto Banús contains expensive shopping malls, restaurants and bars around the marina. It is also scene to many exotic cars that are owned by international celebrities and wealthy owners that also own large yachts.