Area Guide: Nueva Andalucía

Property prices: Medium to high

Also known as the "Golf Valley”, Nueva Andalucia is the area on the mountain side of the A7 and Puerto Banus. The area is one of the most prestigious residential locations around Puerto Banus

The area is green and with the majority of the properties being detached villas, along with apartments and townhouses.

The open areas are dominated by the golf courses at Las Brisas, Aloha, Los Naranjos and La Quinta, all with clubhouse facilities.

Coming from Puerto Banus the main landmark in Nueva Andalucia is the Bullring climbing towards Centro Plaza, the area’s own commercial center with its shops, restaurants and cafés.

Nueva Andalucía is also fast becoming known for its international cuisine.

Each Saturday morning is an excellent street market, also called "rastro”, taking place between Centro Plaza and the Bullring, where you can buy everything from carpets, antiques, fruits and flowers to clothing, etc.

Aside from recreational, sport and commercial facilities, Nueva Andalucía has several schools, including the international Aloha College. It is also home to one the Costa del Sol’s two casinos, which boasts a vast gaming room as well as various other facilities.

For both residents and visitors, Nueva Andalucía is ideally situated, just a few minutes’ drive from Marbella Town and Puerto Banús, yet close to the natural beauty of the Sierra de Ronda mountain range and San Pedro de Alcantara.

Beach clubs: Ocean Club and La Sala Beach Club (former Buddha’s).