Where to Live in Marbella?
Being blessed with the best climate in Europe and plenty of sunshine makes Marbella a very attractive place to live. But many of those thinking about moving to Marbella and buying a property in the area may ask where to live in Marbella?
This is a very logical questions since each different area of Marbella offers something different. We have already written about which are the best areas in Marbella but here we will look more generally at how to select an area in Marbella that suites your needs and likes and not necessary what are the best areas.
Living Beachfront and Next to the Sea
Being located on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea with a wonderful climate that offers plenty of sun makes living next to the sea and beachfront a very popular option in Marbella. But like you many others also like to live beachfront in Marbella and therefor the demand is high and as you expect the properties on Marbella beachfront are very expensive.
You can find incredible beachfront properties in area such as Marbella Golden Mile, Marbella Centre, Puerto Banus, Los Monteros , Guadalmina Baja, San Pedro de Alcantara Bahia De Marbella and El Rosario just to mention a few.
As we said these properties usually tend to be very expensive due to the incredible views of the Mediterranean Sae and easy access to the beach they offer. In addition, due to the shortage of land next to the sea to build more properties and high demand makes these properties even more sough after.
Living on the Hills and Elevated location in Marbella
What makes Marbella so charming, and dynamic is that not only you can find incredible properties beachfront but also amazing properties on the hills and high positions throughout Marbella.
Hills and mountains surround Marbella and as you move away from the sea you will encounter these areas. These areas are quieter than those areas situated next to the sea and as you can expect they offer a much more tranquil lifestyle specially in the summer months when the areas next to the sea can get vey busy.
Furthermore, these properties can offer incredible panoramic views due their elevated position. Area such as Sierra Blanca , Nueva Andalucia, La Zagaleta , Marbella Golden Mile, Aloha and La Quinta are areas where you will find these types of properties.
Living Next to Commercial and Urban Centres
Many of those thinking about moving to Marbella may not know how spread out the Marbella area is. The Marbella area is quiet speared out and many residential areas are exclusively residential with very few shops and restaurants within walking distance.
Therefor if you want to be within short walk to numerous shops and restaurants areas like Marbella Centre,Puerto Banus and San Pedro de Alcantara are great areas. All these areas are a mixture of residential and commercial and offer a more urban living with plenty of shops and restaurants.
Frontline Golf Living
As you may expect due to the beautiful climate of Marbella and plenty of sunshine the area is home to plenty of golf courses which include some of the best in Europe and the world. This makes Marbella a very popular destination for golfers and naturally there are numerous golf properties in the area.
If you are a golf lover or enjoy living near a golf course Nueva Andalucia, La Quinta , La Zagaleta , Guadalmina Baja and Guadalmina Alta are areas where you can find these types of properties.