5 Truly extravagant holiday villas you can rent in Marbella and Puerto Banús
It is often said that if the Spanish Costa del Sol is Europe’s Florida, then Marbella is sure to be its Miami. It’s an exclusive and glamorous resort where the rich and famous, including royalty and many of our best known celebrities, come to enjoy an extravagant lifestyle of private villas and luxury yachts, all the while taking full advantage of the city’s many designer shops, gourmet restaurants and uber chic nightlife. Paradise on Earth, if you will.
If you want a slice of the action and money is no object, why not join in the fun and rent your own swanky holiday villa? They don’t come much more palatial than in Marbella or Puerto Banús! While you surf the web for the most luscious holiday lets on the Costa del Sol, a word or warning: It’s easy to fall in love and you may end up wanting to stay for good…
Here is a snapshot of the types of desirable properties you can expect to find at the top end of the property rental market.
1. Opulent beachfront villa set in tropical gardens with spectacular views over the Med and only a stone’s throw from Puerto Banús.
Offering a high degree of seclusion and 8 luxury ensuite bedrooms in the main house and separate guest house, this mansion has everything you could possibly wish for in an extravagant seaside pad. Spread over 4 floors, you will find generous reception spaces including a dining room for 20 and a large roof terrace with views to die for. There’s a home cinema, indoor and outdoor pools, sauna, bar and discotheque – the perfect place to spend the summer and entertain your friends in style!
2. Simply breathtaking 9-bed beachfront mansion in Mijas Costa, set in lush private gardens with opulent designer interiors throughout.
Each of the 9 ensuite luxury bedrooms has its own private terrace with ocean view, and there are 6 reception areas, 2 kitchens and a bar to cater for every entertainment eventuality and the mother of all summer parties. There are indoor and outdoor pools, a spa, saunas, Jacuzzis and Turkish baths, massage rooms and hairdressing salon – a pamper palace if ever there was one!
3. Stunning villa in prestigious La Zagaleta, Benahavis – one of the most exclusive country clubs in Europe and just a few miles from Marbella.
This classic style mansion boasts impressive sea and mountain views, and has 6 beautifully finished ensuite bedrooms as well as extra staff accommodation. The lounge and entertainment areas feature a bar, cinema, dance floor to cater for every need. There are private pools, saunas and a gym in a simply glorious setting. Marble and limestone feature heavily throughout this fabulous residence, truly a destination for the discerning holidaymaker.
4. 5 star luxury villa in the Marbella Club – in a prime location between Marbella and Puerto Banús on the Golden Mile.
This is an exceptionally private and undeniably cool contemporary beachside residence with 4 beautifully appointed ensuite bedrooms – perfect for an upscale family holiday. There’s a gorgeous open sun terrace overlooking the garden and pool, with a large outdoor chillout and dining area, and it’s all within walking distance of the exclusive Marbella Club facilities.
5. Classic Italian Style Villa in Nueva Andalucia, with spectacular mountain and sea views – just minutes away from Puerto Banús and the beach.
This sumptuous 5-bedroom villa (plus a separate guest apartment) features a palatial marble staircase and lavish reception areas that are perfect for entertaining on a grand scale. For maximum summertime relaxation, there’s a solarium, fitness room, swimming pool and tennis court, all set in truly magnificent surroundings that have to be seen to be believed.
Article and Images provided by Mike James, an independent content writer working
together with Panorama.es, Marbella’s longest running real estate agent.