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Are you ready for the Marbella Starlite Festival 2015?

Don’t miss out on one of the biggest Marbella events! In Marbella, anything can become spectacular. The transformation of an old, disused quarry into one of the most popular Marbella events of the year is perhaps one of the best examples. Every summer, numerous stars and celebrities gather in Marbella to perform and socialize at… [Read more…]

British Buying a Property in Spain Increases Despite Price Rise

The Spanish house market is doing better. Increased confidence and flourishing tourism amongst others have led to higher house prices in some areas of Spain. But this increase in house price is not keeping the British from buying a property in Spain. On the contrary, house sales in Spain to foreigners, including residents from the… [Read more…]

Selling property in Marbella: how we can help to sell your house

The greater region of Marbella is an incredibly popular place to buy a property – whether it’s for personal use as a holiday home or as an investment. This also means that selling property in Marbella can be quite challenging. The highly competitive market consists of a vast choice of luxury homes, each with their… [Read more…]

The Ultimate Marbella Bucket List

The best things to do in Marbella There are so many things to do in Marbella that it’s hard to get bored. Glamorous hotels, hip clubs, charming old streets and shops, grand shopping centres, Andalucian countryside, sandy beaches… The possibilities are endless! But there are just some must see things in Marbella you really can’t… [Read more…]

Property in Marbella: what do people look for?

Buying a property in Marbella has always been popular because of the town’s vast range of luxury villas, houses and apartments, but various economic factors such as price levels have really turned the tables of late. There has been an increase in buyer demand, not in the least for the high end properties this area… [Read more…]

The glamorous story of the Marbella Club Hotel

About the hotel that shaped the history of Marbella There are many state-of-the-art hotels in Marbella, one more luxurious than the other. But none of them can pride itself on such a rich history as the Marbella Club Hotel. Not only is it one of the best hotels in Marbella; over the last 60 years… [Read more…]

Top 5 Beachside Estepona Apartments for Sale

Realista’s best beachside property for sale in Estepona As we wrote in our town special on Estepona, it is a small but beautiful town on the Costa del Sol. Because of its location relatively far away from Malaga airport, it has a more relaxed and easy-going atmosphere than Marbella, which is about 30 km to… [Read more…]

Discover Ronda Romantíca 2015 [Event]

An Enchanting Dive into the history of Ronda Ronda in Andalucia, Spain is a popular city amongst travellers due to its romantic location in the mountains. The history of Ronda has seen many rulers settle and build upon the town, which is perched on top of a mighty cliff. Phoenicians, Romans, Arabs and Catholic monarchs… [Read more…]

Top 5 Andalucian villas from Realista

Our current finest selection of Marbella villas for sale in this style Traditional Andalucian villas have a distinct character that is much loved in the greater region of Marbella. Villas in this style show features of Romano-Moorish buildings with influences from Baroque architecture. People love the white walls and roofs tiled in Roman style, which… [Read more…]

Popular Architectural Styles for Villas in Marbella

As a favourite destination for many well-to-do people from all over the world, Marbella is full of truly majestic homes. As the influx of international residents kept growing over the years, not just the number but also the various styles of villas in Marbella increased. As of today, you can find a rich variation of… [Read more…]

Marbella Beaches & Dunes in Tip-Top Shape for Holidays

Things already started rolling with the news that all ports in Marbella would get a good spring-cleaning. The high quality sand extracted from these dredging activities was destined for a number of Marbella beaches and other beaches in the area. Now, even more work has been put into making sure the dunes and beaches in… [Read more…]

El Caminito del Rey Restoration Complete

Famous El Caminito del Rey footpath opens this Easter It’s a bit like being Indiana Jones. You’re on a narrow path that clings to the side of a cliff, staring at a river hundreds of metres below you. The drop is deep and the sight amazing – maybe even a little scary. But unlike Indie,… [Read more…]

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