Andalusia and Marbella – lands of sophisticated contrasts

December 18th, 2015 in Andalucia and Marbella, Our Favourites

If you are looking for the perfect areas of Spain for a refined break with your family, you really couldn’t make a better choice than Marbella or other parts of Andalusia.

That isn’t merely ensured by the inherent attractions of a region practically defined by its beautiful countryside, sandy beaches and exuberant people, but also by our own selection of supremely comfortable luxury villas in Marbella and Andalusia here at Villa Retreats.


You may be seeking a cosy villa in close proximity to a golf course, a two-level home affording spectacular views of surrounding mountain ranges or somewhere especially spacious with its own large private garden and swimming pool – whatever your desires in an opulent family holiday dwelling, you can rest assured that they will be catered for by us. We hand-select our villas across the region to be the last word in comfort, practicality, style and value.


But what of the activities that await you and your family in this diverse area of southern Spain? Well, you certainly won’t be lacking for big-city stimulations on your day trips, the eight Andalusian provinces featuring some of the country’s most thrilling cities, including Cadiz, Cordoba, Malaga, Granada and Seville – perfect places to do everything from tucking into the finest local cuisine to wandering around captivating historical sites.


Should you centre your holiday pursuits in Marbella, you will be able to experience the delicious cuisine of Khans, the area’s first Indian restaurant that has now been serving an international clientele with the freshest and most natural Indian ingredients for over three decades. The city’s many Michelin star restaurants, meanwhile, range from Dani Garcia and El Lago to Skina and Messina.


Another fine way to while away your hours in Andalusia is on any of the sandy beaches that represent 70% of the region’s 500 miles of coastline, Marbella again starring here with beaches like the cool and young Bounty Beach and the beautiful Playa de Rio Real. If, meanwhile, you find yourself in a slightly more active mood, consider teeing off at the likes of Santa Clara or La Quinta in Marbella, or hitting the tennis court at one of the many fine Andalusian clubs such as Miraflores, Mansfield’s or El Madronal Country Club.


Somehow family-friendly, sophisticated, relaxing and exciting all at once, the Andalusia and Marbella regions offer something for everyone staying in Spain. What’s more, with Villa Retreats’ help, you really can stay here in the utmost comfort, no matter what your desires or requirements or who you are bringing with you.