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The gorgeous town of Estepona, a hidden gem on the Costa del Sol

February 21, 2019

Just half an hour from the hustle and bustle of Marbella, the traditionally Spanish town of Estepona offers a unique option as an address. This town of 65,600 inhabitants is nestled on the coast halfway between Marbella and the golf community of Sotogrande, and 70km from Málaga airport. The town is a study in contrasts, with a centre that retains the charm of Old Spain, while master-planned, upscale developments grow out of its east and west flanks.

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Los Monteros, one of the top spots in Marbella

February 7, 2019

Los Monteros is an icon of luxury living in Marbella – one of the best addresses in the area, whose exclusive beachside villas contribute to Marbella´s reputation as a glamorous resort and lifestyle destination.

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Sierra Blanca, hilltop community of the Golden Mile

January 23, 2019

The famous Golden Mile has a gated hillside residential area that puts country club living right on the edge of Marbella – just a few minutes’ drive from its beaches, shops, restaurants and palm-lined avenues lies Sierra Blanca.

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Nagüeles, an area full of possibilities on Marbella’s Golden Mile

December 17, 2018

Anyone familiar with the Marbella property market will know that the Golden Mile which extends between Marbella town and the luxury marina of Puerto Banús is the top address among many luxury residential options in the area. Those who have been following local developments will also be aware that for the past few years, luxury modern homes have also been very much in demand in Marbella.

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The villas and mansions in La Zagaleta

December 3, 2018

Known as one of the most exclusive country club living environments in Europe, La Zagaleta offers the ultimate in refined luxury, security, privacy, the bountiful natural surroundings of a former hunting estate, and first-class amenities. The latter include two beautifully manicured golf courses, each with a luxurious clubhouse, an elegant riding centre, racquet club, concierge services and 24-hour security, all in a verdant hillside oasis within ten minutes of Marbella and the Mediterranean coastline that Zagaleta’s opulent properties overlook.

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Hacienda las Chapas, a hidden gem

October 1, 2018

When searching for property in Marbella and its surroundings, one can feel overwhelmed and spoilt for choice. Most people have a general idea of the area they would prefer to buy in and narrow it down from there, in which case, a sound familiarity of the region is required.

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Golden Mile – Marbella’s top real estate choice

September 3, 2018

The Golden Mile was established as Marbella’s most prestigious address right from the start, as it was here that the glamorous resort town’s reputation as an international lifestyle destination first developed around the now legendary Marbella Club Hotel.

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The enduring appeal of Aloha

July 9, 2018

A leafy residential area within perennially popular Nueva Andalucía, Aloha is widely favoured by an eclectic blend of locals and expatriates alike, making for a pleasantly cosmopolitan atmosphere. So, just what is the appeal of this Marbella favourite?

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The unique appeal of Puerto Banús

June 25, 2018

Ever since it first opened in May 1970, the glamorous marina complex of Puerto Banús – named after its founder, José Banús – has had a special place in people’s minds and imaginations. This began with the opening ceremony itself, an elegant affair where 1,700 guests including the likes of the Aga Khan, Roman Polanski, royalty, aristocracy, film stars and Prince Rainier and Princess Grace of Monaco were entertained by Julio Iglesias and served a gastronomic feast on the shores of the Mediterranean.

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El Madroñal – genteel country living on the edge of Marbella

April 11, 2018

Situated in the foothills of the serranía de Ronda mountain range, El Madroñal is a genteel country estate overlooking Marbella and its Mediterranean coastline. Though it is just five minutes’ drive to the lively little town of San Pedro Alcántara and little more than ten to Marbella and Puerto Banús, the residents of El Madroñal enjoy the peace.

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Estepona – a thoroughly modern town

March 1, 2018

Estepona, long a favourite with visitors and residents alike, has historically been somewhat overshadowed by the glamorous reputation of Marbella. Recently, it has become a stellar destination in its own right, however, with the spotlight moving firmly to this traditional, pretty seaside town.

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