Best Marbella areas to live near golf courses

Share Pia Arrieta | Oct 11 2016

The eagerly awaited autumn golf season has once again begun on the Costa del Sol. This coast provides keen golfers of all ages and abilities with some of the most exciting courses in Europe, designed by masters of the art of golf course design and surrounded by prime real estate where the sportsman or woman who wants a residence within easy travelling distance of the first tee-off can also relax in style and watch others aim to improve their game from the privacy of a Marbella terrace with spectacular views.

The Best of Golf in Marbella

Indeed, many of the coast’s most exclusive golf courses are perfectly positioned to provide residents with stunning views. The sloping terrain on which many Marbella villas and apartments are built allow residents an almost 360° view sweeping across the mountain ranges that are a majestic backdrop to the Mediterranean Sea. There are few other places where golfers can enjoy playing day after day in the gentle autumn climate, whilst also taking pleasure in the Andalusian scenery that makes Marbella and its environs a paradise for golfers and non-golfers alike.

Nueva Andalucia, Marbella East and Guadalmina

Nueva Andalucía’s Golf Valley, with its wide, tree-lined avenues and exclusive properties frontline golf villas as well as apartments and townhouses, is a spot where golf and luxury living come together in perfection. The area boasts four golf courses, but without doubt Las Brisas and Los Naranjos Golf are among the most desirable clubs for the discerning golfer. The area offers a well-developed infrastructure of amenities, including some of Marbella’s best restaurants. It is also within easy reach of Puerto Banús and its marina filled with luxury yachts.

To the east of Marbella, Rio Real golf course has been attracting professional and amateur golfers for over five decades and this splendid course designed by Javier Arana, a leading light in golf course design, is considered one of the most prestigious courses in Spain by the Royal Spanish Golf Federation. Frontline golf properties in Marbella East are primarily located within quiet and secure gated communities. The lush greenery of the area’s pine and cork forests ensures an unrivalled sense of closeness to nature whilst still being within a 10-minute drive of the heart of Marbella. Santa Clara Golf, which is located between Rio Real and Elviria, also boasts some beautiful frontline villas and with Santa Maria golf course also in the vicinity, golfers are spoilt for choice in Marbella East.

Situated to the west of Marbella and Nueva Andalucía, Guadalmina is another favourite residential area for golfers. The range of spectacular villas and other frontline golf properties, plus its proximity to San Pedro Alcántara, which boasts a cosmopolitan array of restaurants and family entertainment, makes Guadalmina an excellent residential choice, and its golf course and clubhouse is known for its welcoming atmosphere. The nearby Marbella Club Golf Resort is not only one of the more exclusive clubs, it also lies within a short driving distance of La Zagaleta and its outstanding residences. In addition, golf properties in this area are also well located for enjoying the pleasures of dining out in Benahavís, the culinary heart of the Costa del Sol.

Should you be interested in finding out more about our frontline golf villas, townhouses and apartments, please contact us for a consultation. DM Properties has long experience of the real estate sector in the close vicinity of the best golf courses and we are only too pleased to give you the benefit of our advice.


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