Area Guide – Aloha, Costa del Sol, One of the areas you may want to consider when you buy property near Marbella is Aloha, a development situated to the west of Marbella centre within easy reach of Puerto Banus.
Where is Aloha?
Aloha belongs to Nueva Andalucía, a well-established development made up of residential areas, shops and restaurants plus several golf courses located a short distance from Marbella on the west side of the Costa del Sol.
Why buy property in Aloha?
Aloha has several advantages that attract property buyers:
This is probably Aloha’s biggest attraction because it’s very close to Marbella – the old quarter is around 10 minutes’ drive away – and also just a short distance from Puerto Banús and the beach. It takes approximately 40 minutes to get to Malaga Airport.
Peace and quiet:
Although it’s close to the hustle and bustle of Marbella, Aloha is known for its tranquil residential areas. Here you can combine proximity to a busy resort with peace and quiet.
Amenities: As part of Nueva Andalucía, Aloha benefits from the development’s many amenities. Here you’ll find a good choice of shops including supermarkets such as Supersol, Mercadona and El Corte Inglés, plus a wide range of cafés, bars and restaurants. Many are located around the bullring where a weekly arts and crafts market is held on Saturday. Medical amenities are also good in Aloha where there are several private clinics and Spanish state-run health centres. The Costa del Sol Hospital is nearby in Marbella as is the private Hospiten clinic in Estepona.
For families with children of school age, Aloha offers a range of education options within the development including Spanish state schools and private international schools such as Aloha College. Many other international schools are located nearby and have bus transportation to and from Aloha. For younger children, nursery education is available.
Sports fans can make the most of golf on their doorstep in Aloha including some of the best golf courses on the Costa del Sol – Aloha Golf, Las Brisas and Los Naranjos. The renowned Manolo Santana Racquets Club is also very close to Aloha and there are several other tennis and paddle tennis courts in the area. Watersports facilities are just down the road in nearby Puerto Banús. And for those who enjoy hiking in the countryside, beautiful walks are a short drive away in the Serranía de Ronda mountains.
What can I buy in Aloha?
Another advantage of choosing Aloha for your holiday home on the Costa del Sol is the variety of property available here. As a well-established complex, there’s a good choice of apartments, townhouses and villas, including many new-build properties. Apartment complexes in Aloha generally have communal facilities such as tropical gardens and a swimming pool, and many enjoy commanding views of the coastline and Marbella mountains. If you prefer something more private, take your pick from a wide range of villas located along the wide avenues that characterise Aloha.
Urbanisations include Aloha Pueblo, Albatross Hill, Vista Real, Señoria de Gonzaga, Los Potros, Lago de los Tortugas, Alimar de Marbella, Sierra Park Club, Los Arrayanes, Aloha Golf Apartments, Aloha Hill Club, Peña Blanca