What is the first thing that springs to mind when you think about Marbella? Beach life? Celebrity lifestyle? Designer shopping? Luxury property? Culture isn’t necessarily what people associate Marbella with, but look a little deeper and you may be surprised… In fact, the town has some marvellous museums for the culture lovers among you. Let’s …
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You just have to take a short stroll along the front line of the marina to notice an abundance of sports cars and well-heeled types to know you are living in an enviable part of the world. But there are plenty of other reasons for wanting to move to this bustling, melting pot of cultures on the Costa del Sol. For Puerto José Banús, to use its full name, also has some of the best nightlife and fine dining in the south of Spain.
You hear so much negative information about Spain that we thought we should set the record straight. We’re the last to say everything is hunky dory, but the message brought across in the press is often simplified and one-sided. As people who have lived and worked in the Marbella area for many years we know the local economy and especially the property market very well.
For those unfamiliar with the beach club scene in Marbella it’s where the bronzed, six-pack bearing, tiny bikini-wearing and effortlessly cool crowd like to be seen.
Also back on the cards are romantic strolls and dining alfresco, as the evenings stay warmer and lighter for longer, and we are once again confident enough to plan BBQs and outside events without fear of wet weather. When the sun comes out in Marbella, everyone springs into action preparing for the hot and exciting months ahead, and many of the buildings are given a fresh lick of paint.
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!
At the International Tourism Fair (FITUR) held in Madrid earlier this year, Ian Doubtfire, Managing Director of Jet2, announced the low-cost airline’s plans to hugely increase the numbers of seats available between UK and Spain during 2013 and 2014. As early as this summer, 25 per cent more seats will be available on flights between …
Just this month David Beckham dropped into town with his entourage to film his latest Adidas commercial.
While Marbella has escaped the worst of the international economic recession that hit Spain so hard, it cannot be denied that the initial impact was still powerful. More dependent upon Northern European economies than the domestic one, Marbella soon began to stabilise and recover, and already the first signs of recovery are showing themselves, with …