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A PLACE OF TRADITION AND TIMELESS BEAUTY

With a postcard-perfect position in the foothills of the Serrania de Ronda mountains, just above the Mediterranean Sea, our Marbella golf hotel is surrounded by some of Andalucía’s most captivating sights and attractions.

As well as world-class golf courses, glitzy marinas and golden-sand beaches, the Costa del Sol has characterful old towns, sleepy pueblos blancos and rugged landscapes ripe for exploring. Expect a lively time: this is the part of Spain where flamenco and tapas originated and that has a feria (fair) for just about every occasion.

Aerial view of the Marbella coastline Costa del Sol Spain

OUR FAVOURITE PLACES TO GO

Our luxury holiday apartments, which are set between Marbella, Benahavis and Estepona, make the perfect launchpad for discovering all that the vibrant region has to offer.

White-washed village of Benahavis on the Costa del Sol Spain

Benahavis

6.9km away
Our resort is just outside Benahavis, a mountain village with historic, white-washed buildings, crumbling hillside castle and plenty of traditional charm. Widely regarded as the “Gastronomic Corner of the Costa del Sol” it offers some fantastic restaurants, with its proximity to the sea and the mountains lending character to a way of cooking that beckons foodies to immerse themselves in the many local delights.

Aerial view of Puerto Banus marina Costa del Sol Spain

Puerto Banus

10km away
Join the jet-set crowd at this bustling marina, just a 15 minute drive from our resort, where super-yachts and designer boutiques dazzle. It has buzzing bars, upscale restaurants, lovely beaches and glam beach clubs too. If you’re looking for night life, this is the place to be after dark.

The port of Estepona Costa del Sol Spain

Estepona

16km away
There’s a lot to love about Estepona, an elegant seaside resort in the western part of the Malaga province. Stretch out on its sandy beaches, splash out on a waterside lunch on the marina or potter around its pretty parks and characterful old quarter, complete with cobbled streets and sleepy squares.

The narrow streets of Marbella Old Town Costa del Sol Spain

Marbella Old Town

18km away
Just 20 minutes’ drive away from our resort, Marbella’s handsome old town is made for ambling around. Lose yourself in its romantic little laneways, admire age-old monuments, shop until you drop in chichi boutiques and stop for cold drinks and lingering meals in shady flower-filled squares.

The hillside white-washed village of Ojen Andalucia

Ojen

25km away
Sitting pretty in the foothills of the Serrania de Ronda, Ojen has an easy, laid-back charm. Wander around to get a feel for authentic Spain, passing by white-washed, bougainvillea-covered buildings which tumble down its sloped streets. One of the best ways to soak up the traditional ambience of this adorable old town is by tucking into regional treats in its long-running tapas bars.

The inland town of Manilva southern Spain

Manilva

27km away
A hidden gem on the Costa del Sol, just west along from Estepona, Manilva sits just back from the coast amid vineyards. Winemaking is a longstanding tradition in this historic town, which celebrates the harvest with an annual festival every autumn. As you explore you can admire soaring views across the Strait of Gibraltar.

The upmarket town of Sotogrande, Costa del Sol Spain

Sotogrande

41km away
An exclusive residential resort on Costa del Sol’s southern tip, Sotogrande is home to many A-listers and is a must-visit on any Marbella golf holiday. Along with sprawling mansions and grand gated communities, it has golf courses, tennis clubs, bike tracks, a marina, water sports, beaches, high-end restaurants and ultra-chic beach clubs.

The famous hill-top town of Ronda in Andalucia

Ronda

53km away
Head inland and you’ll soon discover Andalucía’s famously picturesque pueblos blancos (white villages) like Ronda, just an hour away. Set high in the Serrania de Ronda, this ravishing old town is built across a deep ravine. Admire its historic bridge, which runs across the gorge, then drink in the sweeping views from the restaurants and bars either side of the chasm.

The Rock of Gibraltar and African Coast at sunset

Gibraltar

63km away
Only an hour’s drive away from your self-catering holiday apartment in Marbella and you can cross into another part of the world. Gibraltar, the British Overseas Territory set on a rocky peninsula in the far south of mainland Spain, makes a brilliant day trip. Go tax-free shopping, have a pint, meet the Barbary macaques, spot birds galore or delve into the Rock’s caves and tunnels to uncover its fascinating history.

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