The Costa del Sol has been charming visitors for decades with a temperate year-round climate that allows for a luxury and healthier outdoors lifestyle. With elegant marinas, ports, beaches and of course golf courses abound, the area is perfectly placed for enjoying life. The sunshine coast experiences approximately 320 days of sun every year. The region’s 161-kilometre coastline has everything you need to make the most of the weather. With a seductive mix of history and culture, prime beaches, a superb climate and activities aplenty the laidback lifestyle is what leads people to buy a second home or investment property here.
Mijas Costa is popular with international buyers due to its wonderful micro-climate, fabulous golf courses and proximity to Malaga airport allowing for easy transport links. Malaga airport is around 20 minutes east whilst the world-class resorts of Marbella and Puerto Banus are 20 minutes west. Nearby, Mijas Golf, Santana Golf and El Chaparral are the closest golf courses in this region with a further three Championship courses in La Cala de Mijas. La Cala is only a couple of minutes away and has a lively restaurant scene with several well-known chefs basing themselves here. The beaches stretch for miles and are the perfect antidote for easing away any stress. Behind the beaches, lush Andalusian mountains and pretty white-washed pueblos dot the area including the charming mountain Mijas Pueblo. Magnificent Malaga is the place to head for art, history and culture - stroll the Carmen Thyssen Museum and take in the Picasso Museum and Pompidou Centre
Situated in one of the most privileged settings on the Costa del Sol, El Chaparral Golf Club is surrounded by fragrant pine forests and boasts stunning sea views meaning the course provides an unforgettable experience. Relax and discuss your game in the fully equipped Clubhouse from where you can enjoy fabulous sunsets.
The greens are immaculate all year round due to the Mediterranean climate which means you can enjoy a round or two whenever you choose. There is a Golf Academy so players of all levels can enhance their techniques with private or group classes and a fully equipped Pro Shop.
One of the long-time favourite locations for the rich and famous Marbella continues to draw international visitors for its many finer points. The lower part of Marbella is where you will find one of the most beautiful promenades on the coast, lined with exclusive restaurants, as well as the small harbour. The Old Town is the perfect place to explore with authentic tapas bars and small boutiques dotted throughout the cobbled streets. Just about every sporting activity is catered for in Marbella including world class tennis, sailing and golf but one of the best ways to pass time here is to dine in your favourite restaurant and watch the world go by. Puerto Banus, Marbella’s world-famous port is a millionaire’s playground with super-yachts moored in the marina and designer boutiques lining the pavement.