Las Chapas is known as one of the most prestigious suburbs of Marbella. It is situated 11 km east from the heart of this upmarket city, in the less developed suburbs. It is close to Elviria and the beautiful beaches and marina at Puerto Cabopino. It is within easy reach of several golf courses and a short drive from other coastal communities such as Fuengirola.
Las Chapas holiday villas are conveniently close to the biggest attraction along the Costa del Sol – its beautiful sandy beaches and coves. Relax on a sunlounger, swim in the warm waters, hire a boat or try your hand at parasailing. There are plenty of beach activities and watersports to enjoy in this sunny destination. Join the local Spaniards in taking an evening promenade along the waterfront at Puerto Banus or Cabopino Harbor. There are plenty of choice restaurants to enjoy a meal of paella or fresh seafood overlooking the water. The area is well-endowed with ten of the best golf courses on the Mediterranean coast, for those wanting to play golf during their stay.
Visit the Old City of Marbella with its historic churches, winding streets, Bazan Palace and old Moorish castle. Neighbouring Puerto Banus is one of the most exclusive areas along the Costa del Sol. Browse the exclusive boutiques and El Corte Ingles department store, visit the casino or spend time at the marine observatory. Fuengirola Zoo, also known as Selwo, is a must-see attraction near Las Chapas holiday villas. Animals live in semi-wild conditions in recreated zones and include elephants, tigers, lions and giraffes. See birds flying free in Bird Canyon or walk above the forest floor on a treetop walkway.
Holiday villas on the Costa del Sol have hot sunny summers and mild showery winters. From October to March temperatures range between 17-21°C (63-70°F) although it is cooler inland in the mountains. During the summer, temperatures are 21-30°C (70-86°F) and there is zero rainfall. The maximum rainfall at Las Chapas holiday rentals is in the winter, particularly in December, which has around 121mm (5 inches).
The nearest airport to Las Chapas holiday villas is Malaga (AGP) Airport. It is 44 km away and is served by many budget airlines including Ryanair, easyJet, First Choice, BMI and Jet2 making the Costa del Sol very cheap and easy to reach. This busy airport has over 12 million passengers from 60 countries. It is a 30 minute drive from the airport to Las Chapas along the coastal A7 / N340 or the E-15 toll road. A hire car is not essential but it is useful for getting to and from the airport and for exploring the area.