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Marbella Beaches

July 22, 2014

Marbella is so synonymous with golf, marinas and luxury homes that you sometimes overlook the fact that its beaches are among its main attractions. The variety of beach scenes, settings and ambiences add to the appeal, providing a beach experience for many different occasions and preferences.

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A beachside alternative, property in Estepona

June 19, 2014

We are all guilty of it. We tend to focus so much on Marbella that we often overlook its smaller sibling, Estepona. It may not have the name recognition or glamorous allure of Marbella, but situated a mere 15 minutes west along the same Mediterranean coast, Estepona offers many of the same pleasures – and at a different price level. What’s more, it is an ideal base for those who enjoy a more authentically Andalusian environment.

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Beachfront, the ultimate Marbella view

February 12, 2014

Times, tastes and styles may change but the ultimate Marbella home remains a beachfront property. This classic location, location, location truism is as true of Marbella as it is of any other place famous for its seaside setting, and besides the actual proximity and ease of access to the beach it is all about the stunning sea views that come with a frontline beach location.

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Los Monteros: Golf, Sea, Sun and Mountain Views

November 5, 2013

It may sound like the strapline for an exclusive holiday to Tahiti but the above is actually an accurate description of the Los Monteros residential area on the eastside of Marbella. At still just a few kilometres from the town centre and the famous playground of Puerto Banús and its picturesque marina, Los Monteros offers an environment focused around space, big views and proximity to the best beaches in Marbella.

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La Quinta de Sierra Blanca, Marbella

October 18, 2013

Nestled up against the lower reaches of La Concha Mountain, Sierra Blanca is one of the most prestigious residential zones of Marbella. On the west side of Sierra Blanca lies the even more exclusive La Quinta de Sierra Blanca, a private gated community of beautiful villas set on large protected gardens.

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Marbella’s country club lifestyle

October 3, 2013

Originating in the US and inspired by the genteel lifestyles of the privileged in countries such as Britain and France, the country club environment is one that has taken root firmly in Marbella. First famous for its seaside villas and luxury penthouses, the growth of golf in the area soon facilitated the creation of private residential areas in which golf, views, sunlight and refined services come together within a stylishly laid out urbanisation.

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Beachside living in Marbella

August 14, 2013

Of the different residential experiences that Marbella offers – country club, rustic, golf and urban – a beachside location remains the ultimate on most people’s wish list. Of course, beachside living comes in different forms too, including attractive apartments, super deluxe penthouses and properties overlooking a lively marina, but once again the ultimate experience is that offered by a private villa fronting the beach with an uninterrupted personal panorama of sand, sea and endless skies.

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Marbella has second most expensive address in Spain

May 31, 2013

Now we know that Marbella can boast a great many very good addresses, but a recent study conducted on behalf of an international real estate group actually confirmed that the second most expensive area in Spain lies in this glamorous resort town.

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Altos Reales, near Marbella’s Golden Mile

February 22, 2013

Marbella’s Golden Mile is famous as one of the most glamorous and valuable strips of real estate in Europe, and one that ranks right up there with Monaco, the Côte d’Azur and California. Lined with palm trees, elegant parks, renowned five-star resort hotels, the Puente Romano Tennis Club and a series of stylish restaurants and shops, La Milla de Oro is the address to have in Marbella.

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Plans for car-free Marbella centre

January 28, 2013

Marbella’s town planners are studying the possibilities of creating a car-free zone in the busy heart of the city by pedestrianising a stretch of about 600-metres. Now this may not sound that much, but the area involved includes a large part of Ricardo Soriano and Ramón y Cajal, the main stretch of road in Marbella’s centre.

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