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Marbella Life Podcast: #6 Sofia Ilieva aka Sofia Marbella - from a housewife to etiquette influencer with 3M followers

Updated: Mar 9

My next guest for my Marbella Life podcast is the lovely Sofia Ilieva aka Sofia Marbella, who originally comes from Bulgaria, but has been living in Marbella almost 30 years. Besides being the mother of two young adults, she’s best known as an etiquette influencers as she has over a million followers on Instagram and over 2 million on TikTok. She has the wisdom and experience of 50, with the soul and vitality of 20 and I’m so happy she is bringing Etiquette & Manners into fashion again. Join me for this interesting conversation with Sofia about her work and how she started all of this.

Sofia’s favorite places:

Dining out:

Marbella Club

Puente Romano

Boho club

Villa Padierna

Mistral beach club

El patio de Ramiro

ERRE Winery & Grill and

Cappuccino In Hotel Melia Don Pepe



Art bakery

Gourmet cafe

Organic market and food

Cappuccio Grand Cafe

Favorite places:

Marbella old town

Benahavís village

La Concha mountain

Walk on Marbella Promenade

Elviria beaches and seaside


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