7 REASONS TO SPEND YOUR SUMMER IN MARBELLA
ONE FOR EVERY DAY OF THE WEEK!
There are many reasons for a visit to Marbella and it’s easy to see why the move to relocate can become high on the wish list for many. Just as the lyrics suggest, it takes just a spark to light the fire and then the heat is on. The passion will just burn and you really need to find your new home in Marbella.
There is a unique vibe of local Spanish meet the tourists and everything in between.
Marbella has something for everyone and this is a quick look at some of the favourites.
- 1. HOT BEACH DAYS ON GOLDEN SANDS
With seven of their beaches awarded a Blue Flag status and over 27km of golden sands to choose from the appeal is easy. Everyone chooses their favourite spots and you’ll be truly spoiled when selecting from one of the 23.
Beach clubs are plentiful in the area as well, offering varying degrees of entertainment. Family days out, celebrity parties, or just a lazy day in the sun, there is something for everyone. Usual features will be music, a different vibe at each beach location, food and sun.
The famous Nikki Beach is now a brand, they have their own magazine and fashion range to complement their events programme.
- 2. DJ’S IN THE HOUSE!
World class D.J’s play at the famous nightclubs of Marbella and Puerto Bánus.
If it’s VIP access and the trendiest of places to be seen, with top international D.J’s mixing your tunes, MarbsParties can take care of all the details. Topping the bill have been the likes of David Guetta, Carl Cox …all livened up with a backdrop of dancers. The clubs are filled with beautiful people dancing until the daybreaks either on the rooftops, or inside with the funkiest of interiors. That is if they haven’t stayed behind at the party on the beach!
- 3. A TOUCH OF CLASS & SOPHISTICATION
All the designers make their way to the famous port, Puerto Banús. Gucci, Chloe, Louis Vuitton, Jimmy Choo and Dolce & Gabbana to name but a few, the streets are lined with them. The rich and famous are dutifully there, wearing the store bags like accessories.
There is good selection of individual boutiques, interior decor shops, gift shops and commercial centre’s to browse as well. Shop until you drop, even the serious shopaholics would have a job getting round them.
Taking the sophistication away from the shops you can’t overlook the prestigious and luxurious properties on offer with ENGEL & VÖLKER. Our portfolio is exquisite and you can choose to rent or buy, or maybe you are looking to sell a property.
- 4. EATING AND FEELING SATISFIED
What better way to pass time with friends and family in the long summer days than eating, especially when that’s eating the Andalucían way.
The leisurely pace is enough to give you an appetite. Tables quickly fill with an array of colourful food from the region and you can expect to see all types Spanish food on the menus. Beach Chiringuitos are filled to bursting in the afternoons and the chatter of the Spanish can be heard over the clattering of the plates of fresh fish and the smells of the espetos (skewered sardines) on the barbecues.
You can opt for the quicker menu del día option at lunch time if time is of the essence or some tasty tapas. Not likely to be lacking the flavour they manage to pack in though.
- 5. THE CHARM OF THE ANDALUCÍANS
What can be said about the locals you haven’t already heard? They welcome you with hospitality and charm and love to exchange stories, all in their bid to find out more about you. You are after all a fascinating creature in their neck of the woods. These parts have never lost the strong sense of community and the warmth they demonstrate to one another is evident as they look after one another.
- 6. HIDDEN GEMS
There is many a treasure to be found in and around Marbella. The town itself has an intense history of rule and cultures. Ancient ruins can be found as Roman settlements and you will see the trace of Moorish influence throughout the old town, as the streets wind into a medina of maze like streets. You will still find today palaces, castles, mosques and bathhouses.
Interior cobbled streets can throw up an internal courtyard, where shuttered front Juliette balconies of whitewashed homes overlook the Orange trees, to the people escaping the sun below in the shade of their parasols.
- 7. GETTING YOUR GAME ON AT GOLF
With over 90 golf courses on the coast it’s easy to see why it earned itself the name ‘Costa del Golf’. Of these courses four have made it into the European top ten. Many are award winning championship courses. There are more than ten courses in Marbella alone. The courses offer all the facilities you would be accustomed to as well as top end spas, gyms and fine dining.
Least not forget the setting for these fine courses, the vistas are outstanding, views to the sea and mountain and immaculately landscaped surroundings.
The courses are fitting for the inexperienced and more accomplished players. Even first timers can arrange to have some lessons.
So if you are considering a new life in Marbella stay informed. Our team at ENGEL & VÖLKER are constantly updated and receive the best training to enable a highly professional service.
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