Whilst it is true that property prices in the Marbella area are steadily rising (thanks to the growing local economy and the hefty financial investment that has been placed on attracting more tourists to the Costa del Sol) there are still some bargains to be found- especially if you explore the nearby areas that aren´t as mainstream as Nueva Andalucia or the New Golden Mile. In this article, we will be exploring east Marbella, which is one of Marbella’s hidden property gems.

Introducing East Marbella

East Marbella is characterised by soft stretches of sandy beach and stunning scenery, as well as some fantastic golf courses, restaurants and bars. These are just a few of the reasons that the east of Marbella is becoming increasingly popular with tourists, full time residents and holiday home owners alike.There are two exclusive residential areas just a stone’s throw away from Marbella- Rio Real and Los Monteros. These two areas are among the finest addresses in this particular region, with the stunning beachfront villas of Los Monteros giving this part of Marbella a sense of distinction and prestige.

Just a short distance away from Los Monteros are the communities of villas in Santa Clara, a recent development that sits on the mountainside of the A7 road, offering buyers quality modern homes featuring advanced architectural design and the highest standard in today’s mod cons.

If you are looking for an affordable property in Marbella east, then there are some excellent bargains to be found in the nearby areas of Carib Playa, Marbesa and Las Chapas, which are also home to laid-back beach bars, delicious seafood restaurants and stylish beach clubs.

El Rosario

Moving a few minutes further along the A7 will bring you to the secluded villas in El Rosario, which tend to be medium sized and make the area a prevalent local location among families, due to one of the best International schools on the Costa del Sol being located here, as well as several sports and golf clubs. The focal point of this locale, is Elviria, an upmarket local location that is additionally home to a strip mall, eateries, bistros, general stores and of course the famous Nikki beach club. The properties available to be purchased in Elviria are among the most desirable on this side of Marbella, which, because of its alluring elements and space for development is becoming a standout location amongst the most in-vogue zones to search for homes and apartments.


Despite the fact that you are still close to ten minutes from Marbella town and 15 minutes from Puerto Banús and its celebrated marina, East Marbella has its own one of a kind marina in Cabopino. Bordering a protected natural area, this beguiling little marina with eateries and bistros settled on the sea is an abundantly cherished meeting point for families and couples, making the accommodation options in Cabopino a mainstream alternative for holidaymakers from over Europe.

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