This stunning south-facing apartment, located within the hills close to Elviria, is equipped to a high standard and caters for everything you require to ensure a comfortable, relaxing holiday. It provides a fabulous base for golfers and families alike from which to visit Marbella, and its famous old town steeped in history and numerous designer shops; Puerto Banus, a picturesque port with luxury yachts, lively bars and excellent restaurants; Cabopino, a pretty harbour with several places to eat fresh seafood. Several outstanding and challenging golf courses are within an easy drive.
Places to Visit and Further Afield.....: Favourite places of interest include the enchanting 'white' village of Mijas located high in the surrounding hills. The world famous luxury port of Puerto Banus offers the chance to rub shoulders with the rich and famous, and to shop in its many designer boutiques. During the day the bustling port provides ample places to eat and drink and at night it takes on a different ambience with lively bars and nightclubs.
Fuengirola Zoo, Mijas Costa Aqua Park, Selwo Nature Reserve and Marina and Tivoli World are just a few of the attractions that provide fun for all the family.
40 mins to the west of Elviria brings you to numerous places of interest, picturesque 'white' villages and the medieval town of Ronda with its breathtaking views. The Andalucian cities of Seville, Cordoba, Granada, Malaga, Cadiz and Huelva are all within easy reach for a days visit. Gibraltar and North Africa provide an interesting days shopping, and for watersport enthusiasts, a trip west to Tarifa is a must.
Santa Maria Village is located in Elviria, 10 minutes east of Marbella and just a 3 minute drive from the famous 5 star Don Carlos Hotel (the tower of which acts as a local landmark). The airport at Malaga is just a 30 minute drive away via the main A7 and N340 Coast road. From the airport take the main A7 to Calahonda, leaving at this junction to join the N340 going west towards Marbella. Leave the N340 at Elviria where you will be met to take you to the apartment.
Elviria centre is a 3 minute drive away where you will find supermarkets, restaurants, trendy bars, banks, hairdressers, English speaking Doctors and other facilities. Beach side is the famous Don Carlos Hotel and Nikki Beach, 2 Blue Flag beaches and several chiringuitos/beachside restaurants. 5 mins along the coast is the pretty harbour of Cabopino with great restaurants serving fresh local seafood. To the west, a 10 minute drive takes you to the heart of Historic Marbella, its old town and Orange Square.
Other Activities: Watersports, cinema, bowling
Golf: The apartment is set within an area of many fine golf courses. Advice on local courses is available upon request. Santa Maria Village is associated with Santa Maria, one of the oldest and most established 18 hole golf courses in the region. Many of the tees are elevated and on a fine day, the views across the course to the Mediterranean or inland to the mountains that lie to the north, are breathtaking. Other challenging and fine courses are easily accessible both close by or within an hours drive away.
Ski: The Sierra Nevada is within a 2 hour drive and provides excellent skiing during the winter months.