Questions Answered before You Arrive at The Marbella Sober Home

What can I expect when I arrive will I have a private room?

Yes. All our guest rooms are private with private bathroom. We also offer access to a terrace.


Will I be able to smoke?

Yes. We have designated smoking areas in the home. You may smoke on your balcony, however smoking in rooms is not permitted.


How can I keep my phone/tablet/laptop?

To allow you to focus on your treatment and get maximum benefits from your time at The Marbella Sober Home, we restrict phone and internet to minimize distractions. You can keep your tablet and laptop and use them inside your room. SIM cards will be removed as necessary. There is wifi access in the evenings. Mobile phones are kept in our safe and you will have access to them on the weekends. In special circumstances, phones can be used at other times, with approval by the team.


What does my payment cover, are flights included?

To keep our fees low and fair for everybody, we do not include the cost of flights to Spain. Our admissions team is happy to advise you on travel to Spain.


Will you pick me up from the airport?

Yes. You will be greeted at the airport by a uniformed member of staff who will introduce themselves by name. You can then relax as you are transported to The Marbella Sober Home by private vehicle.


What do I need to consider prior to arrival should I buy travel insurance?

Yes. We strongly advise you to buy travel insurance and medical insurance before coming to Spain.


What outdoor activities do I have to take part in the, as I am not very fit?

Outdoor and Fitness Therapy is an important element of the program since being active has many benefits including: mood elevation, increased energy levels, and further motivation towards the pursuit a healthy, sober lifestyle. Our activities and excursions cater to all fitness levels and your personal fitness program will reflect your current fitness and your goals. We also take into consideration any mobility issues or injuries that you may have.


Will you tell anybody that I’m in treatment?

No. Your privacy is very important to us at The Marbella Sober Home. Our services are confidential, and we will only discuss your treatment with your written permission if you choose to involve your family or doctor.


We include all food and services within the home:

  • Food and sundries within the sober home

  • GP Visit and blood tests

  • Visit to the team psychiatrist

  • Zone One Exercise fee for gym

  • Zone Two in house therapy and big book or 12 steps study

  • Zone Three transportation to and from 12 step meetings

  • Wifi and TC services inside the home

  • Weekly Magnesium Floatation Tanks

  • Outdoor Programme

  • In-house therapy

What is included in the price?


We do not include any extra activities outside of the home which include:

  • Eating outside at restaurants

  • Drinking coffee before and after meetings

  • Extra gym facilities

  • Dentist

  • Extra GP appointments

  • Extra Psychiatric appointments

  • Extra trips too and from the airport

  • Family visits

What is NOT included in the price?


We do not offer a DETOX service inside The Marbella Sober Home. If a client arrives and needs a DETOX we will outsource the service to a partner at an extra cost to the client.

Why Don’t you offer detox?


Changed my life
— Jamie