A million-dollar view. A house with a beautiful view – why we long for one The Romans and views If you think about it, it’s quite interesting how many of us would agree to pay significantly more for a house with beautiful views. The fact that we can pay a considerable sum of money … Continue reading A million-dollar view – why do we long for one?
Heaven is a wide open space. Now more than ever, many of us are reconsidering the idea of living in densely populated areas. Crowds, mass transport, huge cultural venues are all a perfect territory for the spread of pathogens. What we know, at least for now, is that the rate of infection has been far lower … Continue reading Heaven is a wide open space – why live in a small town
The dazzling Benahavís is one of the most picturesque, idyllic, quintessential Spanish villages in Andalucia. If you are still unaware of its existence, once you discover this hidden gem you are guaranteed to fall in love with its mountain magic. What to do, where to go and what to expect: Attractions in Benahavís Benahavís … Continue reading What to do and what to expect from Benahavís
For many of us, these might be unsettling times full of fear and isolation. But certainly, there are rays of light to be found, too. Today, we wanted to bring you some tales of optimism and community coming together from across Marbella, the region of Andalusia and the whole nation – and beyond. Every week, … Continue reading Our weekly dose of good news during coronavirus
The dazzling Benahavís is one of the most picturesque, idyllic, quintessential Spanish towns in Andalucia. If you are still unaware of its existence, once you discover this hidden gem you are guaranteed to fall in love with its mountain magic. Location The municipality stretches from the coastal area to the mountains between the two … Continue reading Benahavís – all you need to know about the area of Benahavís
You must have seen the fog suspended in the valleys and mountains of Benahavís. If you haven’t, now you have the opportunity to see it here, as we enjoyed truly amazing views last week. Thick fog poured over the mountains of Benahavís, reminiscent of a snow avalanche. This mountain landscape can make you feel … Continue reading Fog suspended in the valleys and mountains of Benahavís
Marbella Club Equestrian Centre The Marbella Club Equestrian Centre started as small stables within the Marbella Club Golf Resort. It initially geared for horse riding clients of Marbella Club hotel enjoying their Marbella holiday. There is an equine luxury to it all, from the 36 large boxes with Monarch Victorian fronts to the … Continue reading Marbella Club Equestrian Centre
The purchase of an apartment from a developer during construction or existing in plans is a profitable transaction for people who are not limited to having to buy an apartment in a short time. Such people plan their dream home in advance but instead of being fully involved in the construction process, they focus on … Continue reading Building a Home Alone or with a Developer?
BLOCKS 4 and 5 The construction of blocks 4 and 5 are being finalised. Both are currently being prepared for final quality checks by architects. BLOCK 4 BLOCK 1 We are planning to finish the construction of blocks 1 and 2 in approximately 3 weeks. Currently, we are putting wooden floors. … Continue reading Construction Progress September
Construction progress – July Marbella Club Hills sits proudly on the highpoint of Benahavís hills, in the heart of the Marbella Club Golf Resort, with an exceptional view on the Mediterranean coastline. Each block has 5 apartments spread out over three levels (ground floor – duplex apartment, first floor, penthouse with solarium. Each apartment has … Continue reading Construction progress – July
A house is a place of regeneration and rest – the concept of biophilic design The meaning of the word ‘biophilia’ is as diversified as all the areas that benefited from it. The term was first used by the German social psychologist Erich Fromm. However, this concept is most associated with the biologist Edward Wilson … Continue reading The Concept of Biophilic Design – Homes in Nature
Construction progress for the month of June The construction is perched majestically on the top of a mountain, in one of the most idyllic locations of the Benahavís hills, just beyond the charming Monte Mayor. Each block has 5 apartments spread out over three levels. Each apartment has terrace space from which you can take … Continue reading Construction progress – June
The Slow Living movement is growing in strength. Slow living is the desire to change the killing pace. In the West, people who can do this are called millionaires of time. Slow life is a new quality of life – provided, however, that it is our conscious choice. By giving up the quantity, we focus … Continue reading The Art of Slow Living
The latest progress on our construction: Construction progress – Block 1 Construction progress – Block 2 Block 3 Block 4 Block 5 Block 6 Block 7 Block 8
Last Friday, April 26, we held an event inaugurating the opening of our first show flat. We had the pleasure of welcoming our partners and collaborators, all of whom have been contributing to making this project reality every single day. It has now been a year and a half since we joined forces with the … Continue reading Show flat presentation
What are vertical gardens and what are its benefits? Apparently, the first green constructions, which were not fully created by nature but with the help of man were the hanging gardens of Babylon, created about 2,500 years ago. They were considered a miracle of the ancient world. Over the centuries, people had different ideas for … Continue reading Benefits of Green Walls or Vertical Gardens
Over the years, the trend of living in gated communities in the Marbella area has been developing very intensively. It appears that gated communities are the favoured options amongst the residents and investors. Gated communities offer safety, lifestyle, amenities, status, privacy, restricted access, recreational clubhouses and community awareness. And in our case, a free membership … Continue reading 5 Reasons Why You Should Live in a Gated Community
What connects the best designers? We are told – creativity and the desire to create a well-thought-out product that will improve the comfort of life. Their priority before designing is to know the needs, visions, dreams and nature of the recipients. Our main objective in the design of our kitchen was to achieve a space … Continue reading Gunni & Trentino – kitchen design for Marbella Club Hills
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?
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
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
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
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
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
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 #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 #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 #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 #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
ARTICLE #3 – 23 JUNE, 2017 ART MARBELLA: CONTEMPORARY ART AT ITS BEST The internationally acclaimed fair of contemporary art is preparing for its third edition after the resounding success achieved in previous years. The fair took place for the first time in Marbella in 2015 and since then it has grown to become … Continue reading Art Marbella: Contemporary Art at its Best Copy