Move to cosmopolitan Elviria to enjoy stylish bars and restaurants, a variety of outdoor activities and great schools. You’ll also find amazing views and properties finished to a high standard in this well-maintained, leafy community.
Elviria is a luxurious and sought-after coastal urbanisation located ten minutes away from the glamorous city of Marbella. With 320 days of sunshine a year and some of the finest beaches in Marbella, Elviria is popular with buyers looking to enjoy the outdoor life. This well-maintained, leafy community is popular among families, who are no doubt attracted by the abundance of green space, tranquil surroundings and safe environment.
Though this area is very peaceful, don’t be fooled into thinking that it’s boring or uneventful – with party town Marbella close by, you’ll find restaurants, shops, and bars galore, not to mention plenty of sporting activities such as golf, tennis, watersports, horse-riding, cycling and much more. Elviria’s beaches are some of the best on the Costa del Sol, with fine sand and all the facilities you need for a perfect day out. They are also full of life with stylish bars and restaurants, fashionable beach clubs and cafes nestled next to quaint local chiringuitos.
With breath-taking views everywhere, you look and an excellent range of local amenities on your doorstep, it’s no wonder Elviria is so popular with foreign buyers looking for their very own piece of the Costa del Sol.
With cosmopolitan Marbella close by, it’s not surprising that Elviria has a thriving international community. The area is popular with people from Northern Europe – with British expats and Swedes in particular, opting to settle here.
You’ll find some very luxurious property in Elviria, with the added bonus that prices are generally lower than those found in nearby Marbella. Many of the houses in this development have their own swimming pools and most apartment complexes and villas are accompanied by beautiful tropical gardens which provide plenty of shade.
Much of the properties come with stunning views of the Mediterranean Sea and mountains and most are finished to a very high standard. If you have deep pockets, you’ll find some very grand villas here – think panoramic views, swimming pools, tropical gardens and top of the range finishes with all the extras. Those with a smaller budget will still be able to find beautifully finished apartments in private, gated complexes.
Residents of Elviria have plenty of shops to choose from, including those from neighbouring El Rosario. There are supermarkets, Spanish boutiques and various gift shops. Hop in the car and major shopping centres are only a few minutes away. In around 20 minutes you can get to the world-renowned Puerto Banús shopping centre, where you’ll find luxury designer brands among popular high street favourites. Unwind with a spot of golf at Elviria’s Santa Maria Golf Club, an 18-hole course set amidst stunning natural scenery.
Buses run regularly and you’re only a 40-minute drive away from Malaga airport. A number of taxi companies operate in the area and if you drive, you’re well connected to the major coastal cities via the A7.
There are a number of English-speaking doctors in the areas surrounding Elviria, such as the Marbella Medical Services in Marbella. You’ll also find English-speaking doctors at nearby Fuengirola at the Clinica Quiron.
Although this is an upmarket area, cost of living is generally still lower than the UK and other parts of Europe. The standard of living is very high, so you will certainly get value for money if you opt to buy here.