Top 6 Best Places To Live In Marbella


You can find high-end luxury property such as villas, apartments and penthouses in some of the most prestigious areas in Marbella.

Here is a list of the most sought after addresses.


1. The Golden Mile

The most well known and exclusive area is the Golden Mile.  This is the stretch between Puerto Banus and Marbella town where you will find homes to millionaires with beachfront penthouses and villas appreciating unobstructed views of the Mediterranean Sea.This area is home to some of the most exclusive beach clubs and resort hotels on the Costa del Sol such as the Marbella Club and Puente Romano.

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2. La Zagaleta

Known as the most luxurious country club in Europe, La Zagaleta is closed to the public honoring privacy, security and exclusivity.

There are 2 private golf courses, elegant clubhouses, a racquet club and equestrian centre.

Here you will find prime and super prime property for sale surrounded by nature with the highest selling prices in the area.

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3. Sierra Blanca

Similar to La Zagaleta, Sierra Blanca’s gated community offers privacy and amazing views of the Mediterranean Sea and Marbella and only a few minute’s drive to Puerto Banus and the town.  It is one of the most sought after areas in the Mediterranean due to its high level of security and comprehensive approach to providing safety and comfort for its residents.

You will mainly find luxurious villas for sale although there are some select apartment developments available.

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4. Nueva Andalucia

With accessible property prices in the best areas to live in Marbella, Nueva Andalucia has a plethora of different property options and settings.  This sought after area offers peace and tranquillity but at the same time is close to amenities and within walking distance of Puerto Banus.

If you are looking for golf villas, then Nueva Andalucia is just right for you.  Known as the Golf Valley, you will find beautiful villas surrounding the Las Brisas, Aloha and Los Naranjos golf courses.

From Centro Plaza, past the bullring and down into Puerto Banus you will find a bustling Saturday artisan market where you can buy anything from little wooden curious to clothes.  Browse through a variety of spices, crafts, paintings, textiles, antiques and furniture. There are also cafés surrounding the market to relax and watch the world go by.

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5. San Pedro de Alcantara

Located 10km west of Marbella you will find a typical working Spanish town, San Pedro de Alcantara.  Its popularity has grown in the last years due to offering the best of both worlds. On the one side you have the typical old quarter with narrow cobbled streets, tapas bars and boutique stores and on the other side you have the beach.

Enjoy walks on the promenade lined with palm trees and chiringuitos (beach bars), a popular past time for tourists and locals alike.

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6. Puerto Banus

Lastly, but certainly not least, Puerto Banus. A synonym for luxury and glitz and glamour.  It is not unusual to see celebrities and the super-rich shopping in the many high-end designer shops, driving expensive cars and partying on luxury yachts.

It offers a stunning setting for luxury property buyers featuring uninterrupted sea views and mountain backdrop.

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If you don’t know the areas, it can be confusing as to where you will find your dream property.  Contact us at Luxury Property Finder Marbella and we will guide you based on your lifestyle and property requirements.