If you were to ask us 'what is the best area in Marbella' we would have to answer by saying that it really does depend on what it is that you are looking for.
You see, some areas cater best to holidaymakers while others are better suited to extended stays or year-round living. The former tend to be closer to the beach, with the latter a little further inland, where areas such as Nueva Andalucía offer an ideal family environment surrounded by space, greenery, sports facilities, schools and also local conveniences.
Those in search of excitement, glamour and entertainment will find that this is what makes Puerto Banús so sought after, while lovers of beachfront villas are likely to choose from Los Monteros or Guadalmina. The latter also offers life on the edge of expansive green fairways, a feature that is common to many parts of golf-mad Marbella.
Also known for beautiful golf courses that thread their way through residential areas are Río Real, Nueva Andalucía and Los Flamingos, where Elviria offers an interesting mix of beach and golf. The exclusive gated community is there for people who require privacy, security and an area free of transit traffic, where owners of luxurious homes form an exclusive community.
Among the most popular of these is Sierra Blanca, an upmarket residential area whose villas dotted with stylish apartment complexes enjoy magnificent views across Marbella and its coastline from the base of La Concha Mountain. Backing on to a protected natural area, residents of Sierra Blanca are nonetheless just five minutes away from Marbella town and Puerto Banús.
The classic hillside country club environment is best encapsulated within El Madroñal and La Zagaleta, one of the most elite developments of its kind in Europe, but other parts of Benahavis town hall such as the Marbella Hill Club and Montemayor are also known for offering the optimal blend of stylish country living on the edge of Marbella.
Covering all these areas, we not only have a fantastic selection of properties in each one of these areas, but can also offer expert advice on their characteristics, amenities, property submarket, price levels and accompanying lifestyle - so that you can make an informed choice when deciding which is the best part of Marbella for you.