In the past few years there has been a veritable design revolution in Marbella that has seen tastes shift from more traditional and colonial style architecture to sleek, white-washed modern Marbella villas and apartments.
With prime locations such as the Golden Mile, La Zagaleta, Sierra Blanca and Los Monteros, Marbella is a residential destination known not just for its choice of luxury homes, but also a category known as ‘Super Luxury’. This is the segment that caters to a highly discerning international market of High Net Worth Individuals.
At the heart of Nueva Andalucía is its Golf Valley, which is thus called because of the number of top quality golf courses within the leafy, wide-avenued residential area that is also a prominent location for a mouth-watering assortment of restaurants, cafes and bars.
Views are always an important consideration when people buy a property, but in a beautiful resort area such as Marbella they become an even more integral part of the factors shaping one’s choice of home. In this article we highlight some of the most scenic residential areas in Marbella.
Cabopino is a charming area that draws people looking for a bracing walk on its spectacular beach and dining options in its small but perfectly formed port lined with lively restaurants and cafés. It is also a tranquil residential area that enjoys a setting of both beaches and pine forests, a location that provides easy access to Marbella, Mijas Costa and Málaga airport, which is only a 25-minute drive from here. Moreover, Cabopino has an air of exclusivity without being ostentatious, and that is a major part of its appeal.
Benahavís is one of the most charming mountain villages on the Costa del Sol. It is seven kilometres from the coast, a journey by car that can be made in a matter of minutes. Although the village itself is relatively small, the municipality covered by Benahavís is considerably larger and includes one of the most exclusive residential developments in southern Spain – La Zagaleta – a gated community comprising magnificent mansions and villas, plus a country club and sports amenities that include unrivalled sea and mountain views.