The Spanish Golden Visa has become the gateway to Europe for thousands of applicants pursuing the European dream. They have collectively invested over 2 billion euros since its inception in 2013. Although Spain’s visa programme was initially a flop, as it fell well below expectations, and was marred with teething issues, an ambitious overhaul in … Continue reading The Spanish Golden Visa – History and Q&A
There are so many factors that come into play when it comes down to talking about sustainability. It’s sensitive, we know. We need time, resources, energy and, most importantly, the right knowledge. They say that sustainability is the future. And that we are indeed interested in sustainability if it’s communicated effectively. What better way of explaining its importance … Continue reading Bee’ah and the most eco building in the world
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
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
A while back, we wrote about Andalusian style interior design as well as Scandinavian and minimalistic designs. This time, we wanted to invite you to somewhere more exotic. Africa and its safari-style interior design. Safari-style indoors – exotic every day The style of safari trends every year. Just like in the fashion industry, although in … Continue reading Safari style interior designs – exotic every day
Construction Progress – October * BLOCK 1: Final cleaning and finishing works * BLOCK 2: Assembly of entrance pergola and waterproofing of access area. * BLOCK 4: Finished, end of work. Executing the pavements between the block and the urbanization. * BLOCK 5: Finished, end of work activities. * BLOCK 6: … Continue reading Construction progress – October
Tadao Ando – architecture of light and cement When a Belgian entrepreneur Pierre Pringiers decided to build his house, he didn’t expect that one day it will be known as the best home in the world. When he asked his wife, the painter Saskia Pintelon, who her favourite architect was, without hesitation she replied: ¨Tadao … Continue reading Tadao Ando – the Best Home in the World
Casa del Acantilado – Andalusian house blended in nature Cave homes in Andalusia are not very rare, although some villas definitely stand out. Casa del Acantilado is one of them. What attracts its attention is the undulating roof made of tiles that resemble a dragon’s skin. It turns out that this fairy-tale creature had become an … Continue reading Casa del Acantilado – Andalusian house blended in nature
The real estate market in Spain is experiencing a good period Spain does not only have a fantastic atmosphere, delicious food, beautiful views and the sun. It is also a very attractive country for investment. The real estate market in Spain is experiencing a good period. 2018 has been the best year for the housing … Continue reading What we expect from Spanish real estate market in 2019
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
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
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 #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 #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 #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 #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 #5 – 7 JULY, 2017 “MARBELLA CLUB HILLS IN FINANCIAL TIMES” The arrival of a warm European summer brings the effervescent holiday-home seekers out of the woodwork after the long, dreary winter. A previous must-have location, Marbella saw its popularity decline shortly after the financial crisis. Since those dark days, however, Marbella has … Continue reading Marbella Club Hills by The Financial Times
ARTICLE #1 – MAY 2017 “BUYING YOUR HOME” Whether you are looking for a holiday home on the Costa del Sol, or a rental property or you wish to relocate altogether, making such investment decisions in Spain need serious consideration. The process of buying a home (especially abroad) requires time and expertise – both from … Continue reading Buying your home on the Costa del Sol