Marbella East is one of the Costa del Sol’s most desirable residential areas due to its expanses of cork oaks and pine trees creating great swathes of green zones and its amenities. It offers a diverse range of low-density residential areas with prime real estate, including: Cabopino, Elviria, Los Monteros, Las Chapas, Marbesa, El Rosario and Rio Real. La Mairena, is another popular development in this area thanks to its spectacular views from its mountainside location and its stylish residences.
Living in Marbella East
The area is also very attractive to those who need fast and regular access to Málaga airport, which is only a 25-minute drive from Marbella East. Residents are also well positioned for shopping, with La Cañada mall in Marbella, or the Miramar mall in Fuengirola, both within a 10-minute drive.
It is also popular because it has a large variety of leisure and sports activities for all ages. Golfers have no shortage of excellent courses to choose from. These include Rio Real, Santa María, Marbella, Santa Clara and Cabopino and each one is highly regarded for the quality of golf, and the clubhouses are popular places to socialise. There is a choice of excellent tennis clubs and academies, while places like Funny Beach and Amazonia in Elviria are the perfect answer to keeping youngsters (and their parents) entertained.
Families with school-age children have a choice of several private international schools within easy travelling distance, such as the English International College and German School, plus the main general hospital for the Costa del Sol is located here.
It also has some fabulous restaurants and beach clubs that will suit every taste. Michelin-starred El Lago restaurant sits in the Elviria hills, while on the beach side, The Beach House and La Cabane at Los Monteros hotel are fashionable venues for dining by the sea, and there are some great beach chiringuitos as well as the world-famous Nikki Beach.
Property in Marbella East is known for being of a high standard. Whether you are looking for a contemporary villa, an apartment or beachside penthouse, you will find that luxury and quality are what distinguishes this part of Marbella from some other areas.