10 Reasons to Live in Marbella

Malaga Living

From luxury villas to homes and apartments, Marbella is the perfect city on the Costa Del Sol to invest in property.

Marbella was founded in 1600 BC and is now a cultural hub on the Costa Del Sol. Famous individuals such as Antonio Banderas have lived in Marbella.

If you are thinking about moving to Marbella, continue reading as we break down the Top 10 Reasons to Live in Marbella.

1. Marbella has over 300 sunny days per year

The Costa Del Sol, situated in Southern Spain, enjoys over 300 sunny days, averaging about 320 days per year according to a report conducted by the National Meteorological Agency. This is why it would be perfect to own a villa in Marbella.

2. Historical and Cultural Diversity 

Iglesia de la Encarnacion is a church built in the 16th and 17th century In Marbella. This is the perfect landmark to take a day trip and enrich into Marbella history and culture.

3. The Best Beaches in the Costa Del Sol 

Each of the beaches Marbella has to offer; has its own individual charm, each very different from the last. Playa Del Alicate is located in the East of Marbella and is one of Marbella’s popular beaches. Lined with beach bars, this is the perfect location to unwind. 

4. Gastronomy and Food

Traditional dishes such as Paella, a famous Spanish cuisine, can be enjoyed with seafood or meat. Why not try other local classics such as Gazpacho, best known for being made from fresh, homegrown ingredients. The perfect dishes to prepare in your Marbella villa.

5. Day Trips

The Blue Fly Catamaran provides daily cruises around Marbella from the marina to Puerto Banus. This offers to opportunity to explore Marbella on the water and unwind with an onboard bar. The journey is only 30 minutes but the staff are there to cater to your every need. 

6. Shopping

Marbella has a wide variety of fantastic shops at your leisure. The Costa Del Sol capital is home to luxury boutiques such as Louis Vuitton and Gucci. If you prefer one-off, family-run shops, Marbella’s Old Town Shopping Centre is where you can enjoy a shopping environment full of historic remains. 

7. Low-Level Pollution

Marbella has one of the lowest levels of environmental pollution in Spain. The ministry uses a network of measuring devices throughout the city and collects information about pollution levels to ensure the best quality of life.

8. Amazing Properties

From luxury villas to homes and apartments, Marbella is the perfect city on the Costa Del Sol to invest in property. With beautiful views looking over the Mediterranean Sea and properties situated with breathtaking panoramic views of the local surrounding towns, King Estates offer high-quality, contemporary-style villas with bright open spaces. Take a look at some of the amazing properties King Estates has available here.

9. Sports and Activities

The sunny weather in Marbella means playing sports all year round. Marbella has 50 golf courses to try out, other sports include tennis, basketball, and water sports. If you prefer football, you can support Malaga in the Spanish football league known as ‘La Liga.’ Why not enjoy these sports in the luxury of your own villa?

10. Cycling Around the City

Marbella has over 30km of cycling paths in the city, meaning you can travel through Marbella with ease or even visit your favourite places while enjoying the sunshine and warmth.

As you can see there are plenty of activities to enjoy while living in Marbella and we can guarantee there will always be something to keep you entertained. Whether you like to be active or enjoy the luxuries, Marbella is the home for you. If you would like to find out more about the homes we have available you can reach out to our team today.