Love him or not, Cristiano Ronaldo is a footballing star whose fame stretches beyond the game itself, and like David Beckham before him he has become an international celebrity in his own right, much like a top Hollywood actor or pop star. Another thing he has in common with Beckham is a certain love affair with Marbella, but did you know that Ronaldo owns a villa in Marbella?
Quite apart from the specific style, size and amenities of the properties for sale in Marbella, there is one factor that almost all buyers here rank among their top priorities: views.
The Marbella property market has emerged from the Covid situation stronger than ever. The region’s climate, space and lifestyle offering have always been key draws, but it seems that the experiences of the past year have more than ever placed them at the forefront of people’s minds and top of their list of priorities.
He kept the world guessing where he would be going after the summer, and now we know it is back to Manchester United, where this football superstar first matured – but did you know Cristiano Ronaldo also has a strong connection with Marbella?
A recent property poll once again confirmed that when it comes to luxury homes, the Costa del Sol tops the list in Spain. In fact, out of the top-ten addresses in the whole country, five were located in Marbella and Benahavis, with the remainder to be found in Madrid and Mallorca. This means that the Costa del Sol leaves behind even the high-end destinations of Ibiza and world class city such as Barcelona.
Nueva Andalucía is Marbella’s largest and popular residential area because of its suburban feel and sense of space combined with close proximity to the beaches, shops and leisure amenities of Puerto Banús, Marbella town and San Pedro Alcántara. Further appeal is added by its beautiful homes, excellent mountain, golf and sea views, having so many shopping and dining facilities on your doorstep, a top international school, and of course the three fantastic golf courses that have brought it to become known as The Golf Valley.