Guide to El Madroñal : Known by many as Marbella’s secret hideaway, El Madroñal offers exclusive property in stunning surroundings where you can enjoy peace and quiet in total privacy, but be within just a short distance of Marbella and Puerto Banus.
Where is El Madroñal? ( El Madroñal Area Guide)
This exclusive development sits in the foothills of the Sierra de las Nieves Natural Park on the Ronda road, just a short distance from Marbella about 15 minutes’ drive away. Malaga Airport takes around 45 minutes to reach.
Why buy in El Madroñal?
In complete contrast to the bustling resorts just a short distance away on the coast, El Madroñal acts as a country retreat where you can truly get away from anything. This tranquility is the development’s main selling point but there are other benefits of choosing to buy property here:
Natural paradise: El Madroñal sits in the middle of nature with mountains surrounding all sides of the development except the south that has clear views to the sea. Located above the Guadaiza River valley, the landscape here is forested with pines and cork oaks, and carpeted with aromatic shrubs. It’s no surprise to discover abundant mountain goats, wild boars and deer as well as a long list of birds of prey. Tranquility is key here with little to disturb the peace and quiet except birdsong.
Spectacular views: Scenery at El Madroñal is nothing short of spectacular. Here, the northern backdrop consists of the lofty mountains in Sierra Blanca and the even higher peaks of Sierra de las Nieves, and the horizon takes in the Mediterranean stretching as far as you can see (the Rif mountains in Morocco are often visible).
Total privacy: A gated complex with security guards at the entrance, El Madroñal guarantees residents total privacy. Celebrities and public figures visiting Marbella and wishing to keep a low profile have stayed here, often in complete anonymity. High-profile politicians and executives, members of royal families and celebrities have taken holidays here far from the prying eyes of the general public and of course, the paparazzi.
Stunning property: Everything about property at El Madroñal speaks of luxury. From the huge plots (minimum size here is 2,600 square metres) to the staff accommodation, all specifications and fittings offer the very best on the market. Villas are spacious with manicured gardens and pools, often infinity, plus parking for a fleet of cars.
What can I buy in El Madroñal?
A luxury villa with the highest possible standards in exceptional surroundings. These highly-desirable residences do, of course, come with a big price tag and property at El Madroñal ranks among the most expensive in Spain.