If you’re searching for seafront Marbella homes for sale, look at Guadalmina, a coastal district west of the city. This charming resort, initially inhabited by wealthy professionals and aristocrats from Madrid, consists of two sections: Guadalmina Baja and Guadalmina Alta. Guadalmina Baja runs alongside the Mediterranean from San Pedro in the east to the Guadalmina River in the west, marking the natural boundary between the Marbella and Estepona regions. Guadalmina Alta, on the other hand, is located on the mountainside of the A7/N340 coast road. Developed mainly in the 1980s, Guadalmina is a well-established urbanisation in a prime location, just a short distance from San Pedro de Alcantara and Puerto Banús.
Guadalmina is the perfect location!
Situated to the west of San Pedro de Alcantara, Guadalmina is divided into two distinct districts: Guadalmina Baja and Guadalmina Alta. This region also marks the westernmost point of the Marbella area. Separating the municipalities of Marbella and Estepona is the Guadalmina River, accompanied by the presence of Arroyo del Chopo, a small water stream.
If you’re in the market for an ideal golf property to purchase in or around Marbella, located on Spain’s southern coast, numerous locals highly recommend Guadalmina. This appealing residential area is conveniently situated a ten-minute drive along the coastline from Puerto Banús and Marbella town. It is located on the border of San Pedro Alcántara, just below the municipal boundaries of Benahavís.
The tranquility and elegance of Guadalmina.
The leafy residential area of Guadalmina is one of the Costa del Sol’s most well established and charming places to live. Split into Guadalmina Baja and Alta by the A7 coastal road, the homes for sale here border the green fairways of the Real Club de Golf Guadalmina.
Opened in 1959, it was this course that made the area a magnet for affluent buyers from across Spain and beyond looking for quality homes in a tranquil setting. This attraction continues to this day and some of the most desirable homes in Marbella are to be found within the peaceful, winding streets that characterise this elegant estate.
A way of life, a philosophy of enjoyment within the climate, scenery and outdoor lifestyle of Marbella.
In Guadalmina, amidst the luxurious properties, ample green spaces offer tranquility and relaxation. Several walkways are perfect for peaceful strolls, the most renowned being the ‘Acequia del Guadalmina.’ This path runs parallel to the winding riverbank, providing stunning views of flora and fauna, such as European olive and wild rosemary. Various animals, including rabbits, foxes, genets, and birds of prey, also inhabit the region.
Guadalmina not only boasts of its own commercial center and quality schools but is also well-connected to the rest of the region. It is located just ten kilometers west of the stunning city of Marbella, two kilometers from the famous Puerto Banús, and only a few minutes away from the breathtaking Serrania de Ronda mountains. As a result, many of the villas and apartments in Guadalmina offer stunning views of the golf courses, the sea, and the majestic La Concha Mountain, which stands at a height of 1,270 meters.
With it’s tree-lined network of villa studded streets woven between the fairways and greens of its three courses, Guadalmina has a village community appeal. The charming local Chapel is in great demand for high society weddings, and the “corner-shop” concept is still alive and well in the heart of Guadalmina. The original apartment buildings are famed for their spaciousness and views, making them attractive to permanent residents and always in demand.
This tranquil and desirable residential area offers a convenient location near all amenities, making it one of Marbella’s classic luxury addresses. Please don’t hesitate to contact us for further information.
In Guadalmina Baja is located the billingual San Jose School, one of the best schools of Marbella.
Guadalmina benefits from a charming commercial centre with characterful cafés, intriguing shops, restaurants offering diverse international cuisines, and all the necessary amenities.
The commercial hub of Guadalmina is located in Guadalmina Alta, a meeting point for for returning visitors with holiday homes in the area as well as locals of this privileged community. The Commercial center boasts an array of well known restaurants, real estate agencies, lawyers, shops…
School & Amenities.
Guadalmina Baja is home to San José, one of Spain’s most reputable private schools. The beach, known as Playa Guadalmina is located next to ancient Roman Baths, Las Bovedas and the medieval lookout tower. A Byzantine style Capilla of La Inmaculada, which was one of the first constructions in Guadalmina Baja, dated back to 1946. This small chapel has a vault and fortified walls, a unique trait in that it has a separate bell tower built in the design of the lighthouse and as well a dome.
Golf and an enviable lifestyle.
Undeniably, Guadalmina is a paradise for avid golf lovers, offering a sanctuary of picturesque fairways and tee-offs nestled in a landscape boasting some of Europe’s finest courses. Those residing or visiting this area can conveniently access exceptional golfing amenities, such as the outstanding Atalaya Golf & Country Club, the indulgent Hotel Guadalmina Spa & Golf Resort, and the family-friendly San Pedro Golf Club.
Arguably the highlight among these verdant offerings is the esteemed Real Club de Golf Guadalmina, featuring two impressive 18-hole courses, a pitch & putt area, and a driving range. The southern course of this prestigious club is especially famous for its tempting par-three holes that gracefully run alongside the beach and the mesmerizing Mediterranean Sea.
Exquisite residential complexes have been thoughtfully constructed alongside and near the Guadalmina golf courses, creating an idyllic setting for golf enthusiasts and individuals searching for the quintessential Marbella lifestyle. The properties available encompass a wide range of options, from opulent private villas adorned with expansive gardens to modern two-bedroom luxury apartments offering panoramic vistas of the enchanting surroundings.
Guadalmina benefits from a charming commercial center that caters to residents and visitors, featuring delightful cafes and restaurants offering a diverse range of international cuisines, charming shops, and all the essential amenities one might need.
Guadalmina Golf course.
The prized gem of this verdant kingdom is arguably the Real Club de Golf Guadalmina, featuring two impressive 18-hole courses, a pitch & putt area, and a driving range. The southern course of this esteemed club is especially famous for its distinctive par three holes that run parallel to the beach and the Mediterranean Sea, providing a delightful experience for golfers.
The well known Guadalmina Golf course is scattered between Guadalmina Baja y Guadalmina Alta divided in north course in Guadalmina Alta (where the clubhouse is located) and south course in Guadalmina Baja. The south course is known from its unique location bordering the sand of the beach and for its spectacular views to the sea and, enabling golfers to play right by the beachfront, runs down to the sea next to the Guadalmina hotel. This part is known as the South Course.
Guadalmina Baja is a well-established neighbourhood for those looking for a tranquil living in beautiful, traditional-style area, whose construction started in the 1960s. Still, further development of new properties are taking place. To this day, there are still a few precious plots that can be bought, mostly to build an individual, private villa, but nowdays most plots had been developed. As they are a rare commodity in a sought after region along the Mediterranean Sea, these can be quite a deal to purchase.