Villas to the East of Marbella

Louise Swan, December 2016 | Areas - Our view

The sandy shore and wooded terrain of the countryside to the East of Marbella is increasingly popular amongst people seeking a luxury villa, apartment or penthouse in this most desirable resort town.

The low density residential zones that border some of the best beaches in Marbella are particularly sought after among those searching out a quality seafront villa or apartment, while the manicured fairways of golf courses such as Río Real provide an excellent option for home hunters seeking privacy amongst verdant surroundings.

There is a fine selection of residential areas to choose from depending on the desired lifestyle options and one of the most exclusive addresses is that of Los Monteros. The seafront villas for sale here tend to benefit from expansive grounds—as this leafy district is one of the earlier residential zones to be planned in Marbella plots were of lavish proportions. Los Monteros—where Hollywood star Antonio Banderas has a home—is also one of the most upmarket areas of Marbella. The tranquil streets offer a level of privacy that is highly prized amongst property owners, while the Los Monteros Resort provides exceptional five-star facilities, including the luxurious La Ĉabane Beach Club.

Superb frontline beach villas in Marbella

Indeed, there are many fine restaurant options nearby, including the Michelin starred El Lago at Elviria Hills, just a short drive away. Elviria is also home to Nikki Beach—known as the centre point of Marbella’s fun-filled beach culture—while neighbouring Las Chapas offers a selection of fine property as well as an excellent sandy shore.

Head slightly inland from here and you come to the hilltop urbanisation of La Mairena, where another Spanish superstar owns a private estate. Julio Iglesias has boasted of ‘having the best views in the Mediterranean’ from his luxury home—and indeed this is one of the main attractions of living here. Others include the allure of being surrounded by protected woodlands, while the highly regarded Colegio Aleman (German School) provides an international education to residents’ children.

Golf, tennis and beaches in Marbella East

Apart from Río Real—itself a highly attractive residential area—there is no shortage of quality golf courses, including Santa Clara, Marbella Golf, Santa María and Cabopino. The latter is named for the charming marina of Puerto Cabopino, where yachts and launches bobbing at their moorings are overlooked by several excellent restaurants.

Heading back towards Río Real and El Rosario you’ll encounter a further selection of quality seafront villas, as well as the clay courts of the Royal Tennis Club and more good dining options set between dunes, fairways and the foothills of the coastal sierras.

Should you wish to investigate the possibility of acquiring a property in this part of Marbella, please contact us for a discreet consultation. Our bespoke buyer’s service means we can source the ideal villa or apartment to suit your needs.

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Los Monteros is a long-established and quietly prestigious residential area just East of Marbella. Home to fabulous beachfront mansions, charming residential homes, and luxury apartments, this much ...

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