Manilva, a popular residential and tourist area located just west of Estepona,

Offering a delightful blend of beaches, golf, the La Duquesa marina, and great value for money in properties. Set amidst the captivating landscape between the coastal town of Estepona and the luxury residential resort of Sotogrande, Manilva has its own unique character that captivates both visitors and residents.

Beach Life: The coastal area of Manilva stretches for several kilometers, boasting sandy beaches and coves adorned with aloe plants and ancient watchtowers along the western side of the Costa del Sol. Compared to the more bustling scenes of Marbella and Puerto Banús, Manilva exudes a more informal and laid-back holiday atmosphere, complete with attractive beachside resort hotels, charming wooden chiringuito beach bars, seaside apartment complexes, and traditional fish restaurants. It’s the perfect place to savor authentic Mediterranean cuisine while relishing the stunning seaside views.

Authentic Experience: Manilva offers a more authentic experience, while still providing access to golf, a yacht harbor, a wide range of amenities, and luxurious properties. Along the east side of Manilva, you’ll find coastal apartments and luxury townhouse complexes leading up to a vibrant town center, where you’ll discover cosmopolitan vibes and a well-facilitated array of shops, supermarkets, bars, restaurants, and beachside chiringuitos. Although not the most exclusive part of the Costa del Sol, Manilva appeals to those seeking authenticity, a relaxed atmosphere, and excellent value for money.

Golf and Puerto Duquesa Marina: Continuing along the west side of Manilva, you’ll encounter the Puerto Duquesa marina, surrounded by Mediterranean-style apartments and a vibrant array of restaurants, cafes, shops, bars, and nightlife venues. Duquesa forms a lively social hub for the area, and just across the road lies the Duquesa Golf Club, featuring an 18-hole course lined with attractive apartments and private villas, set within peaceful streets overlooking the fairways and the open sea.

Properties for sale in Manilva offer excellent value, providing more house and luxury for your money compared to Marbella, where land values are higher. This makes the area particularly popular among families and those seeking a sunny retirement destination. Life in Manilva places you in a charming setting with easy access to the amenities of Sotogrande, Casares, Estepona, and Marbella, all within close proximity. So come and explore the captivating allure of Manilva – a hidden gem on the Costa del Sol.

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