The conventional sauna as a therapeutic treatment originated in Finland. Scandinavians learned how to it quite early on, staggering 2,000 years ago. Therefore, it’s not a coincidence that Scandinavians are the longest living Europeans. It has a lot to do with the use of the sauna. It is estimated that there are two million saunas … Continue reading 6 benefits of sauna – the hottest way to good health
Exposition of windows has been one of the basic elements that we paid attention to when building the project. It is reflected in the attractiveness of each house. In search of a sunny home The location of windows in relation to the north, south, east or west orientation affects our wellbeing and comfort. What’s … Continue reading North, south, east, or west – what is the best orientation for your windows?
Winter golf is a different game than the summer variety. First, there are no lines and second, slow play doesn’t quite exist when there is no one on the course but you. Although that’s as well the case when you play at Marbella Club Golf, but you could read more about it here. The population … Continue reading How Norway plays golf in the snow
What to do when you have already discovered Andalusia, saw all the monuments, tasted many dishes and photographed things worth immortalising? Everyone is looking for something that interests them most. We love movies, and so we went onto looking for … movies that were set in Andalusia. Andalusia is an ideal region for filmmakers. Everything … Continue reading 10 Movies shot in Andalusia
In Marbella, between 23 January and 14 February, Audi will be launching its new eco-friendly range of automobiles. Over twenty trucks carrying in total 40 tonnes of German electric vehicles will be arriving for the event. We are expecting around 6,000 CEO’s arriving in town. Audi intends to sell around 800,000 a year of … Continue reading Marbella hosting Audi’s launch of new eco-friendly range of automobiles
Although the idea was born in Denmark 200 years ago, ¨hygge¨ is experiencing its boom in popularity right now. Several guides have been published in recent months on this subject. What is hygge? And is hygge the answer to the ageless question of “how to live?”And more importantly, ¨how to live happy?¨ The Danes apparently … Continue reading Hygge – we discover the Danish key to happiness
One chef – three stars – a multitude of concepts Dani García – inspires, delights and sets new directions Nestled in a subtropical garden, in the heart of the Marbella city and Puente Romano Hotel, Dani Garcia Restaurant is truly unique and exotic. But what so extraordinary about it? The setting of it … Continue reading Dania Garcia – 3star Michelin winner
Christmas trip around the world Christmas is one of the most important events of the year. Unique, full of joy and generosity. It brings us closer and it encourages us to reflect – This is true and universal for many countries. We set out on a journey across the world to discover what Christmas holidays … Continue reading Christmas celebrations around the world
It is not necessary to convince anyone that living in a luxury apartment like penthouse can have virtually only advantages. If one was to look for any defects, it would be a tiresome and exhausting undertaking. What is particularly appreciated by the few who can enjoy their own penthouse every day? Without a shadow of … Continue reading Living at the heights – the advantages of living in a penthouse
The dream of resting in the sun in front of the house is one of the reasons why many of us decide to move to the south of Spain. How to arrange it, so it serves us well and makes a beautiful showcase of the house? Functionality above all Regardless of whether we … Continue reading How to decorate a Marbella Club HIlls’ terrace, for it to be functional and have space to relax
Have you ever thought if riding a golf cart or walking with your gear could have any impact on your golf performance? Or whether being in better shape would make you score better? Actually, how many calories does one burn in a typical golf round? How often you ask yourself whether golf is … Continue reading Is golf really a sport or just a social game
Andalusian style interior design – how to feel on holidays every day? They say that anyone who has visited Spain once will surely return here. And not once. Castanets, flamenco, sangria, corrida de toros, siesta – examples of the distinguishing features of this wonderful country can be multiplied indefinitely, but indispensable elements of this counting are … Continue reading Andalusian style interior design
Enjoying golf in an enviable natural setting, with spectacular views to the mountains and sea (including the Rick of Gibraltar and Moroccan coastline), and also being able to play without having to rush, relaxing and avoiding the possibility of other players lurking closely behind..this is a privilege that very few golf courses can offer. But … Continue reading Playing golf at the heights of Marbella Club Golf
Lots of light and bright colours, simplicity, natural materials, space and harmony, and so-called ¨furniture with a soul¨ – this is the quintessence of our style of interior design. How to best arrange the interior design of a house that will make you feel like a home quickly? Arrangements of modern interior designs in Andalusia … Continue reading 9 ways for a modern interior design at Marbella Club Hills
One of the biggest attractions of Andalusia is “Ruta de los pueblos blancos”, or the White Cities Route. It runs between a dozen or so historic towns that combine architectural similarities: white facades of houses, churches and defensive walls. Snow-white “Pueblos Blancos” not only glisten beautifully in the sunshine, but also captivate with its amazingly … Continue reading Pueblos Blancos – Biggest attractions of Andalusia
David Ferrer – Spanish tennis star Over the years, it has been argued if tennis is an exclusive sport, reserved exclusively for the most affluent social groups with adequate financial resources. Playing tennis has never been a mass sport, mainly due to its complicated rules and a lack of proper infrastructure for tennis courts. Despite … Continue reading David Ferrer – is this the end of the career?
Vuelta a España beginnings The Vuelta a España began in 1935. Initially, a total of 50 brave cyclists began the first Tour of Spain in Madrid. They run with heavy iron bicycles and carried their own patches and tools to fix the breakdowns. However, the event sputtered in its early years, initially due to the … Continue reading Vuelta a España – the world’s 3rd largest cycling competition
Marbella Club Hills Five-star residential living Marbella Club Hills, in the Marbella Club Golf Resort, is a luxurious community of villas and villa apartments that boasts country club living combined with the five-star amenities of one of Marbella’s most prestigious brands. Words: Michel Cruz Images courtesy of Marbella Club Hills It’s not every property development … Continue reading Marbella Club Hills 5* living – Essential Magazine Marbella
Many “Pueblos Blancos” towns do have to be seen! It’s either their spectacular location or extremely captivating buildings that distinguish them. Pueblos Blancos of Andalusia Some of the biggest attractions of Andalusia are White Cities, “Pueblos Blancos”. It is a group of several towns and cities, distinguished by white buildings and a picturesque location on … Continue reading Pueblos blancos – white villages of Andalusia
It will be a stellar third edition for the Senior Masters Cup 2018 in Marbella that will take place on Saturday, the 28th and Sunday, the 29th September. Once again, Puente Romano & Marbella Club will make Marbella the centre of the world’s tennis. The high-level tournament will see the Spaniards Carlos Moyá (20 titles), … Continue reading Senior Masters Cup 2018 in Marbella – where the tennis happens
The equestrians are said to have one thing in common: they love every single minute of the lifestyle. They balance modern day living with the pure pleasure of nature. When choosing the location for Marbella Club Hills homes, we looked for extensive trail systems, comfortable riding weather, and a vibrant horse culture. And of course, … Continue reading Equestrian Excellence – the benefits of equestrian lifestyle
On the left side, you can hear the trumpet, on the right singing and clapping, in each bar a different song is played, but all of them feel the same rhythm; the rhythm of the “fiesta”. Feria de Malaga is not for the fainthearted. It lasts eight days and nine nights, and its tradition dates … Continue reading Feria de Málaga – fiesta not for the fainthearted
ARTICLE #48 – 5 AUGUST, 2018 “BE YOUR BEST SELF ACCORDING TO MARBELLA CLUB GROUP” State-of-the-art wellness waiting right at your doorstep. We, at Marbella Club Hills understand exactly what it means to feel more tired than usual at times, or overindulge and then feel the effects of an intensive lifestyle. And with this in mind, … Continue reading State-of-the-art wellness at Marbella Club
ARTICLE #47 – 29 JULY, 2018 “THE FLAMENCO STAR LIGHTS UP MARBELLA” “Precisely for that reason: because flamenco transmits emotions (…) they go directly to your heart no matter where you are from”, says Sara Baras about what flamenco means to her. On the 11th of August, we will have the pleasure of … Continue reading The flamenco star lights up Marbella
ARTICLE #46 – 8 JULY, 2018 “CIRQUE DU SOLEIL IN MÁLAGA – MAKING DIFFICULT THINGS LOOK EASY” “Let’s make it even more difficult – it is both the motto and the challenge of the “Circus of the Sun”. In each subsequent show, they want to beat the level of surprise, escalate the fantasy and … Continue reading Cirque du Soleil in Málaga
ARTICLE #45 – 1 JULY, 2018 “EL LODGE – MARBELLA CLUB AMONGST THE BEST LUXURY HOTELS OF THE WORLD” As we mentioned before, in the article: “How to choose the right property developer?”, Marbella Club Group is also the owner of a very iconic hotel that has a unique history which we would like to … Continue reading El Lodge – Marbella Club amongst the best luxury hotels of the world
ARTICLE #44 – 24 JUNE, 2018 SAN JUAN – CELEBRATING THE FIRST DAY OF SUMMER IN SPAIN” Between June 20 and 22, the Earth’s semi-axis tilts toward the main star of our system: the Sun. It is the summer solstice in the northern hemisphere and the light of day never seems to go … Continue reading San Juan – celebrating the first day of summer in Spain
ARTICLE #43 – 17 JUNE, 2018 5 SUCCESS LESSONS FROM “THE RICHEST MAN YOU HAVE NEVER HEARD OF” With whom Warren Buffet and Bill Gates are competing against for the world’s richest person title might be a surprise to some of you. As they call him, “he is the richest man you have never … Continue reading Success lessons from the richest man in Spain
ARTICLE #42 – 10 JUNE, 2018 UPDATE ON THE CONSTRUCTION PROGRESS – PHASE II For those of you who couldn’t be with us on May 31st, here is a short summary of what was talked about. “I am Nabil Sawabini and I represent MENA Capital Development company, the developer of Marbella Club Hills. I … Continue reading Update on the construction progress – phase II
ARTICLE #41 – 3 JUNE, 2018 INSIDE MARBELLA CLUB HILLS’ MORNING GET-TOGETHER Last Thursday was an eventful day for all of us at Marbella Club Hills. We invited our partners and collaborators to our office for a morning get-together. People from the most varied cultures and backgrounds arrived in … Continue reading Inside Marbella Club Hills’ morning get-together
ARTICLE #40 – 27 MAY, 2018 IS THIS THE RIGHT TIME TO BUY A PROPERTY IN SPAIN? According to Allan Rufus, “Life is like a game of chess. To win you have to make a move. Knowing which move to make comes with insight and knowledge, and by learning the lessons that are accumulated along … Continue reading Is this the right time to buy a property in Spain?
ARTICLE #39 – 13 MAY, 2018 SERGIO GARCIA – THE ROAD TO SUCCESS. Sergio Garcia is the winner of the Andalucia Valderrama Masters 2017which was held very locally to Marbella Club Hills. From his early age, Garcia was seen as a supremely talented player; joyful and confident, he often won as a young golfer and … Continue reading Sergio Garcia – the road to success
ARTICLE #38 – 6 MAY, 2018 WHAT TO LOOK FOR IN A DEVELOPER? 3 tips on how to choose the right property developer in Marbella Who is your property developer? Did you know that the reputation of the property developer in Marbella is the most important but interestingly, the most overlooked factor when investing in a … Continue reading What to look for in a developer?
ARTICLE #37 – 29 APRIL, 2018 MARBELLA CLUB HILLS’ EQUESTRIAN LIFESTYLE Private gated equestrian and golf lifestyle communities are an interesting trend popping up in and around Marbella, especially in the Benahavís Hills area; however, for many people, equestrian may not be a term instantly recognized unless one is part of the lifestyle. For years, … Continue reading Marbella Club Hills’ Equestrian lifestyle
ARTICLE #36 – 22 APRIL, 2018 3 IDEAS FOR ACTIVE LIVING IN BENAHAVÍS Whether you are relocating or just thinking of having a second home for summer holidays, Benahavís has for years been one of the top destinations amongst home buyers of various nationalities (we’ve put some statistics for you here). Marbella is famously known as the … Continue reading 3 Things to do when living in Benahavís
ARTICLE #35 – 15 APRIL, 2018 BENAHAVÍS – THE GENUINE CULTURE OF SPAIN Most people who come visit Spain, only experience the surface of Spanish tradition. When on holidays for a couple of weeks, they tend to visit the coastal cities, where they can often find highly densely populated areas with a majority of foreign … Continue reading Benahavís – how to experience the genuine culture of Spain
ARTICLE #34 – 8 APRIL, 2018 Building the future with Grupo SanJose, the Spanish construction leaders. Grupo SanJose, the Spanish construction leaders When we searched for a construction company in Spain that would build the Marbella Club Hills homes, we wanted both quality and value; Spanish constructors with a proven track record and for whom … Continue reading Building the future with Grupo SanJose, the Spanish construction leaders
ARTICLE #33 – 25 MARCH, 2018 4 Benefits of using property management services Purchasing an investment property at Marbella Club Hills can yield outstanding returns if you have a clear plan and objective. Once you own the property of your dreams it makes sense to make the most of your new investment by renting it … Continue reading 4 Benefits of using property management services
ARTICLE #32 – 18 MARCH, 2018 Buying a holiday home in Marbella: Is this the right investment for you? Owning a holiday home in your favourite destination can seem like a dream. Purchasing a second home in Marbella, one of the most exclusive and cosmopolitan areas in the South of Spain can give you access … Continue reading Buying a holiday home in Marbella: Is this the right investment for you?
ARTICLE #31 – 11 MARCH, 2018 What are the real benefits of south-facing homes? When buying a home, we are often given a lot of information that meaning of which we may not always find easy to understand. For instance, is the North, South, East or West the best orientation for your house in Marbella? … Continue reading The benefits of South-facing homes
ARTICLE #30 – 4 MARCH, 2018 What defines a luxury home? Luxury homes differ from coast to coast and from country to country. The criteria that determine whether a home is luxurious or not are constantly changing and are largely influenced by the type of clients who purchase different types of properties at any given … Continue reading What makes luxury real estate…luxury?
ARTICLE #29 – 25 FEBUARY, 2018 Spain ranked No1 in the list of countries growing healthy produce. Once again, Spain was ranked No 1 but this time in the World’s Best Olive Oils competition 2016/2017. Drawing from the results of 14 leading international extra olive oil competitions held recently, it appears that Andalusia has the … Continue reading Spain ranked Nº1 in the list of countries growing healthy produce
ARTICLE #28 – 18 FEBUARY, 2018 Sierra Nevada, the Mountains of the Sun For some of you, the idea of starting a new year with no snow on your porch may seem as unthinkable as it is for others to conceive the idea of a white and snowy Costa del Sol. The Sierra Nevada, which … Continue reading Sierra Nevada, the Mountains of the Sun
ARTICLE #27 – 4 FEBUARY, 2018 “OUTDOOR LIFE IN BENAHAVÍS” Outdoor life in Benahavís. Benahavis unparalleled beauty provides the perfect setting for some of the most exciting outdoor activities. The stunning natural surroundings and moderate climate combine to create the ideal place for those seeking to experience life to the full. If you believe that … Continue reading Outdoor Life in Benahavis
ARTICLE #26 – 28 JANUARY, 2018 Marbella Club Hills – Buying A Second Home Abroad There is an increasing number of Europeans, especially from the Northern and Central parts that hunt for properties in the south of Spain. What makes Costa del Sol a good location for a second home? We found a few factors. … Continue reading Marbella Club Hills – Buying A Second Home Abroad
ARTICLE #25 – 21 JANUARY, 2018 The Marbella Club Group and the Davis Cup 2018 Editorial credit: Maxisport / Shutterstock.com The Spanish Tennis Federation, RFET, has recently announced that the Puente Romano Sports Complex in Marbella (part of the Marbella Club Group) will host Spain’s Davis Cup. Officially sponsored by BNP Paribas World Group, the first round tie … Continue reading The Marbella Club Group and the Davis Cup 2018
ARTICLE #24 – 14 JANUARY, 2018 DINE WITH ME IN BENAHAVÍS Benahavis affectionately called the gastronomic corner of the Costa del Sol or “La Sarten de Andalucia” (the frying pan of Andalucia), has the highest concentration of high-class restaurants in the region. Surrounded by stands of olive trees that lead the eyes out on the … Continue reading Dine With Me in Benahavís
ARTICLE #23 – 17 DECEMBER, 2017 4 Reasons to Invest in an Off-Plan Property in Marbella Buying a property off-plan can often be perceived as a high-risk investment opportunity. Investing your hard-earned money in a home that does not yet exist can seem risky to those who believe you should always see what you are … Continue reading 4 Reasons to Invest in an Off-plan Property in Marbella
ARTICLE #22 – 10 DECEMBER, 2017 GOLF & FOOTGOLF IN BENAHAVÍS Someone once said that “In golf as in life, it is the follow through that makes the difference”. Golf lovers know that this is a game that requires many skills such as concentration, precision, confidence and persistence, in spite of uncertainty and potential mistakes. … Continue reading Golf and Footgolf in Benahavis
ARTICLE #21 – 3rd DECEMBER, 2017 Kuwait and Spain, an Investment History Lesson According to Forbes, there are currently 84 sovereign wealth funds in the world with 20 more in the making, and close to $6 trillion of wealth between them. “This is twice the size of the hedge fund industry. We are talking about … Continue reading Kuwait and Spain, an Investment History Lesson
ARTICLE #20 – 26 NOVEMBER, 2017 3 Things You Need to Know Before Investing in a Property in Marbella. Coast of Spain is alive and well It is a fact – before you decide to invest in a property in Marbella, you need to know that the real estate itch on the coast of Spain … Continue reading 3 Things you Need to Know Before Investing in a Property in Marbella
ARTICLE #19 – 19 NOVEMBER, 2017 FIRST-TIME HOME BUYERS PURCHASING HOMES IN SPAIN First-time homebuyers are increasingly looking abroad to find the best value for their hard-earned savings. According to a foreign exchange specialist Moneycorp, more and more 19-28-year-olds decide to get on the property ladder through purchasing a home abroad. ‘‘Savvy younger buyers are … Continue reading First-time Buyers Purchasing Homes in Spain
ARTICLE #18 – 12 NOVEMBER, 2017 IRONMAN – from 1978 in Hawaii to 2018 in Marbella April 29th marks the iron day. After its previous presence in Lanzarote and Barcelona, it is time for the Ironman athletes to finally arrive at the doors of our beautiful Marbella. Ironman is an extreme challenge for the supremely … Continue reading The Ironman – From Hawaii to Marbella
ARTICLE #17 – 5 NOVEMBER, 2017 WHY IS THE MIDDLE EAST INVESTING HEAVILY IN SPAIN? For some years now Europe has been seeing significant interest amongst investors from the Middle East, wanting to invest in the Spanish market. There are myriad of reasons why Spain is receiving a lot of recognition amongst them. Not only … Continue reading Why is the Middle East Investing Heavily in Spain?
ARTICLE #16 – 23rd SEPTEMBER, 2017 ANDALUCIA VALDERRAMA MASTERS, 2017 If golf is on your mind, Marbella and Real Club Valderrama are where you want to be heading in the fall. This year, between the 19th and 22nd of October 2017, with the participation of about 150 professional of the highest calibre, the Real Club … Continue reading Andalucia Valderrama Masters, 2017
ARTICLE #15 – 29 SEPTEMBER, 2017 “9 TIPS ON WHY THE GOLDEN VISA SCHEME IS A WAY FORWARD TO SECURE RESIDENCY OR CITIZENSHIP IN SPAIN” The Golden Visa scheme, which was introduced in Spain in 2013, is a perfect way to secure residency in Spain. Through economic investments, investors and wealthy individuals are able to … Continue reading Golden Visa Scheme – 9 reasons why you need it!
ARTICLE #11 – 31 AUGUST, 2017 MARBELLA – HOME FOR THE RICHEST Not everyone knows Marbella from “back in the days” when it was “just” a mining and fishing town with agriculture and 10,000 inhabitants. What now attracts celebrities to Marbella has only been around for the last fifty years or so. The perfectly … Continue reading Marbella – Home for the Richest
ARTICLE #10 – 18 AUGUST, 2017 “LUXURY WINE TASTING ON THE COSTA DEL SOL” Costa del Sol is more than just sun-drenched beaches and endless summers. In fact, some say that winters are even better as Andalusia offers a unique lifestyle with various activities throughout the whole year. There is no doubt that if … Continue reading Luxury Wine Tasting on the Costa del Sol
ARTICLE #9 – 11 AUGUST, 2017 “MARBELLA – LIVING IN STYLE AND DINING IN STYLE” The unbelievable Dining experience on the Costa del Sol. Marbella, home of Michelin Stars. There’s a good reason why Marbella Club Hills is located on the exclusive hill of Benahavís. It’s simply a great place to live. We’re not … Continue reading Marbella – Living in Style and Dining in Style
ARTICLE #8 – 4 AUGUST, 2017 “BENAHAVÍS – ANDALUSIA’S BEST KEPT SECRET” Nestled amongst some of the most magnificent mountain views on the Costa del Sol, sits a stunning Andalusian village. Its narrow winding streets combined with a touch of traditional Moorish architecture provide a unique atmosphere reminiscent of times past. Situated only 7 … Continue reading Benahavís – Andalusia’s Best Kept Secret