A Very Costa Del Sol Christmas

A Very Costa Del Sol Christmas

Here at Marbella Living, we love Christmas on the Costa del Sol! However, our buyers and their rental clients often miss out on this great time of year, as they associate the area with sun, sand and summer, rather than Christmas lights and festive fun. To show you all how great it is here at this time of year, and reiterate that the Costa del Sol is a year-round destination, we’re listing our favourite things to do and places …
Areas Holiday Lifestyle
Investing in Spanish property with the Golden Visa

Investing in Spanish property with the Golden Visa

Spain is a wonderful place to invest in property, with a stable real estate market, a high demand from foreign residents and a thriving holiday rental market during the high season. Since 2013 it is posible to any foreigner to invest in a property in Spain and become a Golden Visa.  Marbella is one of the most desirable areas, with a very strong brand around the world. All along the Costa del Sol there are some excellent investment properties for …
Investment Life in Spain
Where are the best places to do your shopping in and around Marbella?

Where are the best places to do your shopping in and around Marbella?

You can shop ‘til you drop in Marbella!
There are an excellent selection of shops to suit all needs and pockets. Here are our go to places when we need a bit of retail therapy. Our Six best places to do your shopping in Mabella. La Cañada Shopping Centre – For the selection of shops under one roof, La Cañada is hard to beat. There is an enormous Alcampo Hypermarket, lots of excellent clothes shops for men, women and children …
Lifestyle Marbella Things To Do
Support for Scandinavian Buyers in Marbella

Support for Scandinavian Buyers in Marbella

Due to demand for quality properties from the Scandinavian market, we have brought in a Swedish team, able to speak Swedish, Norwegian and Danish. We have also created a dedicated website www.marbellafastigheter.com in Swedish, to make buying a property really easy for our Scandinavian buyers in Marbella. Our Swedish property experts are Sofia Knutsson and Sofie Eriksson. Sofia was born and bred in Stockholm, before relocating to the US when she was twelve. After returning to Sweden to complete her …
Investment News
Discover Estepona’s New Golden Mile

Discover Estepona’s New Golden Mile

Although we’re called Marbella Living, we always keep our eyes open for new areas on the Costa del Sol which offer property buyers more for their money and a great lifestyle. One of our favourite up and coming areas is Estepona’s New Golden Mile. This is the stretch of road from San Pedro de Alcantara to Estepona town, which has some lovely new developments, great amenities and plenty of Spanish charm. It is also very close to the bright lights …
Areas Holiday Info
A Guide To Buy To Let Investment Properties In Marbella

A Guide To Buy To Let Investment Properties In Marbella

The holiday rental market is booming, as more people turn their backs on traditional hotels and choose the convenience and flexibility of a holiday rental apartment or villa. This offers an excellent opportunity to invest in a property and then start to generate income from it, while using it for your own holidays, as and when you wish. This is an increasingly popular option for our buyers, but something which can be difficult to manage when you don’t live in …
Holiday Info Summer
Looking Back On A Sparkling Summer In Marbella

Looking Back On A Sparkling Summer In Marbella

As September arrives, we’re taking the time to look back on an amazing summer here in Marbella! As usual tourists flocked to the area, with nearly 2 million passengers arriving at Malaga airport in June and 2.1 million arriving in July. Andalucia is the 4th most popular tourist destination in Spain, bringing in tourists from all over the world. It was good to see that the average spend per hotel guest increased by 3% compared to last year, so the …
Holiday Info Life in Spain
Malaga Cruise Port & Old Town

Malaga Cruise Port & Old Town

Málaga – The International Cruise Port & Old Town
Malaga has always been a tourist city, one that is greatly admired for its diverse culture including the art of its one time resident Pablo Picasso and its magnificent Moorish architecture. However the port of Malaga has been the subject of a long and total reform which has transformed into the second most important cruise destination in Spain, only Barcelona has more cruise visitors. Málaga – One Of Spain´s Busiest International …
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Top 5 Getaways From Marbella – Activities & Tours

Top 5 Getaways From Marbella – Activities & Tours

Top 5 Getaways From Marbella
No matter how much we love Marbella, we understand that people on holiday might not want to be cooped up in one place for the whole time. Likewise, for those who have made a permanent move here or spend a good portion of the year in Marbella, it’s always great to get out and explore the surrounding area – that´s why we have listed our Top 5 Getaways from Marbella just for you! One of …
Marbella Things To Do Tourism
Dog Beaches And Dog Parks In And Around Marbella

Dog Beaches And Dog Parks In And Around Marbella

Have a pup-friendly summer: the best dog walking spots in Marbella
Summer is in full swing in Marbella, and while for most people that means time at the beach, there’s nothing worse than having to tear yourself away from a day in the sun to go home and let the dog out. What’s more, it seems just plain mean that because of beach regulations our four-legged family members miss out on some quality family time. Dog Beaches In Marbella
But …
Beach Lifestyle