Property Highlights

Five reasons to choose for East Marbella (or; why I wouldn’t wanne live anywhere else!)

Marbella East is a highly desirable area thanks to its extensive green zones, its long sandy beaches and the fact that it has not been over developed. It includes a number of low-density residential areas with prime real estate, including: Cabopino, Elviria, Los Monteros, Las Chapas, Marbesa, El Rosario and Río Real. Cork oaks and …

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Hacienda Las Chapas, the hidden jewel of Marbella east

Though not as well-known as some of the residential areas surrounding it, Hacienda Las Chapas is one of the most desirable addresses in Marbella east. Tucked away against the folds of gently rising coastal hills, the luxury villas and private estates of this exclusive villa suburb are ‘hidden’ amid the cool, green cover of protected …

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Stylish penthouses in Marbella

When it comes to envisaging a stylish and elegant lifestyle one of the most evocative concepts is that of the penthouse. Since the glamorous Hollywood movies of the fifties and sixties, these expansive top-floor homes have been a by-word for living an affluent way of life—visions of Audrey Hepburn or Cary Grant sipping a cocktail …

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La Mairena – Superstar neighbour in natural splendour

The inland enclave of La Mairena. offers residents a peaceful retreat away from the busy coast yet very much within a living community just a ten minute drive to the beaches and amenities of Elviria. Not only does this tranquil area—perched 450 metres above sea level—have breath-taking views surrounded by natural cork oak and pine …

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Elviria; natural setting with modern facilities

Elviria, with its lovely natural setting and all the modern facilities and amenities demanded by a modern homeowner close to hand, is rapidly becoming one of the up and coming areas of Marbella. Take a tour of its pleasant, peaceful streets, whether on the beachside or inland zones, and it is plain to see why …

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Improving access to La Mairena

The charming La Mairena development cascades across the hills just north of Elviria to the east of Marbella. Anyone who is familiar with it will be aware that for some time the winding road that leads up to it was not in the best state. The difference between the condition of this road compared with …

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Marbella real estate roundup

The Marbella property market has been through many cycles, from boom and bubble to burst and subsequent slowdown. In rising and falling in this way, the local market reacts to the financial and macroeconomic factors that affect the strength of demand elsewhere, mostly abroad. As a result, the Costa del Sol represents an economic island …

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Modern Marbella style trends; white is the new black!

White is definitely the new black in Marbella. Both inside and outside, today’s most popular contemporary properties are sleek, angular, bright and open – but most importantly, white. It’s easy to spot good contemporary architectural exterior design: symmetrical façades with evenly spaced rectangular windows and terrace openings create large glazed areas ensuring a light and …

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