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Marbella Beach Clubs, a day and night paradise of relax, cuisine and party 1 Dec 2017|Alarcon Estates Coldwell Banker

Among the many leisure centers in Marbella, if we had to choose the undisputed kings, the prize would undoubtedly go to the Beach Clubs. Indeed, what other tourist facility can boast of combining beach, luxurious surroundings, infinity pools, elite restoration, cocktails for all tastes, disco, chill out music…? Beach Clubs are the only leisure centers that can offer all the luxury services of an elite destination such as Marbella.

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Four restaurants with Michelin stars confirm the rise of Marbella to the status of a top cuisine destination 28 Nov 2017|Alarcon Estates Coldwell Banker

Everyone has heard of Marbella as a paradise of luxury and nightlife: luxury shops, nightclubs, high-end cars… We can confirm nowadays a new dimension of Marbella as a top gastronomic destination, among the other great areas of elite restoration in Spain. Among the wide variety of choices, the quartet of restaurants that have earned Michelin stars, the highest international gastronomic award, stands out in its own right.

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Malaga, the second fastest growing airport in Europe 15 Nov 2017|Alarcon Estates Coldwell Banker

The Malaga airport is nowadays one of the top three in Europe with a highest annual growth, a fact that reflects the extraordinary progress of the Costa del Sol as leading tourist destination worldwide. In 2016, the airport registered an estimated growth of 15.7 percent in the passenger section, a figure only exceeded by London-Luton, which came close to 20 points.

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Will Rafa Nadal be present in Marbella’s 2018 Davis Cup? 10 Nov 2017|Alarcon Estates Coldwell Banker

Will Rafa Nadal be in Puente Romano, playing the Davis Cup in 2018? This is the big question that all tennis fans are asking themselves. The problem is that the dates of the cup, in February, are very shortly after the Australian Open. In case Rafa will be doing well in this tournament and, especially, if he reaches the final, it will be very difficult for him to attend the Davis Cup.

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The reinforcement of Golden Visa boosts investments in Marbella and Costa del Sol 6 Nov 2017|Alarcon Estates Coldwell Banker

The introduction of the Golden Visa by the government in 2013 has multiplied by four the number of investors in Spain, to a total of 2,236. The global figure invested is 2,157 million euros, of which 72% correspond to real estate purchases. The province of Malaga, with the Costa del Sol and Marbella, ranks second in investor preferences.

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Personal Shopper, the rising star in the real estate universe 19 Oct 2017|Alarcon Estates Coldwell Banker

The Personal Shopper figure is undoubtedly the superstar in the world of high-end consumption in our day and has long escaped the exclusive sphere of luxury stores to become an increasingly popular expression. The real estate sector requires such a degree of specialization that the concept of Personal Shopper has even incorporated a particular name, Property Finder.

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Home Staging: what is it good for? 1 Aug 2017|Alarcon Estates Coldwell Banker

The concept of Home Staging refers to a series of techniques that improve the appearance of a property and make it more attractive in the eyes of potential buyers. The Home Staging technique was conceived and developed in the United States, some three decades ago, and is now being used in Europe in an increasingly professional way. It must be taken into account that, when the real estate offer abounds and potential clients are very demanding, we must try to differentiate our home from competitors in the real estate market.

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Marbella Golden Mile 18 Jul 2017|Alarcon Estates Coldwell Banker

The glamorous Golden Mile is Marbella’s most prestigious address featuring a property for every taste and style, from the traditional family villa to stylish penthouse apartments offering stunning views and multi-million euro homes with a world of exclusivity. The Golden Mile is also home to two of Europe’s most celebrated hotels, The Marbella Club and the Puente Romano Hotel & Spa, both of which feature a wide selection of facilities.

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Marbella Puerto Banús 18 Jul 2017|Alarcon Estates Coldwell Banker

Puerto Banús is synonymous with luxury; the world famous marina is home to an impressive collection of yachts, supercars and high-end designer brands. Often referred to as the playground of the rich and famous, the stylish port features a large offering of vibrant beach clubs, elegant restaurants and lavish nightlife. Spain’s iconic department store El Corte Inglés, a stylish marina mall and a large cinema also reside in Puerto Banús, just a few streets behind the yacht harbour. Here the elegant whitewashed apartments overlook the sparkling water of the port, while the picturesque La Concha mountain provides a scenic and soothing backdrop.

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Marbella Nueva Andalucía 18 Jul 2017|Alarcon Estates Coldwell Banker

Nueva Andalucía is an upmarket residential area featuring Mediterranean style townhouses, contemporary hillside villas and stylish frontline golf apartments and penthouses. The area is home to a vast number of scenic urbanisations, most of which line some of the top golf courses in Marbella, including Las Brisas, Los Naranjos and Aloha Golf.

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Marbella Guadalmina 18 Jul 2017|Alarcon Estates Coldwell Banker

Guadalmina is divided into two areas, Alta and Baja. Guadalmina Alta is a tranquil urbanisation featuring stunning golf and mountain views. The area boasts a selection of modern frontline golf villas, contemporary penthouses with sea and mountain views, and corner townhouses set within private gardens. Guadalmina Baja —a seaside urbanisation— features exceptional family villas, most of which comprise sea views and are within a short walk to amenities such as a commercial centre, supermarket, restaurants, cafés and clinics. From here it is also possible to take a leisurely stroll to the nearby and fashionable town of San Pedro.

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