Away from the hustle, bustle and bright lights of Marbella, you will find a quieter, elegant and rather exclusive residential area that not many people have heard about. We are of course talking about Guadalmina, which is discretely nestled five kilometres west of the luxurious Puerto Banús and close to San Pedro Alcántara. Renowned for its stunning beaches, leafy residential zones and multitude of lush golf courses, this area is also close to the mountain village of Benahávis, famous throughout the region as a gastronomic paradise. It’s not as well known or as lively as its world famous neighbours, however it is fast becoming popular with a particular type of celebrity that likes to keep out of the limelight.
After dominating the overseas second home market for a long time British buyers dropped down the tables in recent years, but lately the revival in interest has led the UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office to produce a video that offers advice and welcome tips to those looking at buying a property overseas.
It’s not difficult to see why people like buying properties in Marbella, but here are ten of the main reasons why it consistently ranks at the top.
At Altavista Property we’re not just passionate about Marbella Property we’re also passionate about Marbella. With the stories in the media rarely matching the reality of life in this wonderful town by the Mediterranean, we decided to make this short video to illustrate why we love Marbella. Hopefully after watching it, you will too!
Falling partly within the boundaries of the town council of Benahavis, a charming mountain village just a few kilometres from the beaches of the Costa del Sol, Marbella West encapsulates the area around the lively little Spanish town of San Pedro Alcántara. Established residential zones here include the seaside estates of Guadalmina Baja, the luxurious …
One of the most pleasant features of life on the Costa del Sol is the possibility of owning a property set within beautifully kept subtropical gardens, complete with swimming pools, sea views and a frontline golf position overlooking the gorgeous park-like landscape of one of the region’s best golf courses. One of the finest in …
The estimated 320 days of sunshine per year entice many visitors and residents to the Costa del Sol but very occasionally mother nature can force you indoors so it’s good to know what there is for the kids to enjoy should the heavens open. Shopping is usually a hit with the girls and although most …
It was several decades in the planning and at times it looked as though it might never happen, but just three and a half months after its opening, it seems that San Pedro Alcántara’s bypass is already paying its way.
MARBELLA, SPAIN — Sales in specific upmarket areas of the Costa del Sol are rising again, thanks primarily to bargain hunters from around the world.
Originally founded as a luxury residential area just outside San Pedro Alcántara, then just a little farming village a little west of Marbella, Guadalmina soon became popular with wealthy homeowners in search of space, privacy, views and a combination of seaside and golf-fronting locations made possible by the fact that the Guadalmina Golf Club is one of the few along the Costa del Sol that fringes the dunes.