Welcome to Puerto Banus

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.

New Altavista video about buying property in Marbella

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.

Marbella’s beach clubs soon to open

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.

Spring is here!

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.

Top ten reasons to buy in Marbella

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.

Marbella – Land of Opportunity

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!

Jetting into Spain for 2013

At the International Tourism Fair (FITUR) held in Madrid earlier [...]

Marbella popular with the sporting set

Just this month David Beckham dropped into town with his entourage to film his latest Adidas commercial.

Growth initiatives on the Costa del Sol – looking forward to 2013

While Marbella has escaped the worst of the international economic [...]