Las Mimosas Puerto Banus

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.

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.

Messing about on boats Marbella style

The Costa del Sol is blessed with a great variety of harbours and marinas that cater to yachts and motor cruisers of all shapes and sizes – not to mention their crews and owners. Across the length of coast, in Benalmadena, Fuengirola, Cabopino, Marbella, Puerto Banús, Estepona, La Duquesa and Sotogrande, you will see an …

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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!

Altavista’s bank repossession properties

Everybody’s talking about distressed sales and bank repossessions – they’re the real buzz words of real estate at the moment – and Spain’s Costa del Sol is no exception! So what’s so great about buying a bank repossession? There are two main categories of bank repossessions. Unfortunately in Spain some individuals have found themselves unable …

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

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 …

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