El Paraiso Area Guide – A popular area with both holidaymakers and residents, El Paraíso is known for its family-friendly atmosphere, good amenities and proximity to golf courses.
Where is El Paraíso?
This large development lies to the north of the A7 highway between the Benahavis turn-off and Cancelada. It’s within walking distance of the beach and just a short drive of Puerto Banus, Marbella and Estepona. Malaga Airport is around 40 minutes away.
Why buy in El Paraíso?
Many property buyers choose this part of the Costa del Sol for the following reasons:
Location: El Paraíso gives you the chance to stay in a quiet residential area with a well-established expat community but that’s within easy reach of the busy resorts of Marbella and Puerto Banus, both just down the road.
Family-friendly: A favourite with families on holiday and for permanent residents, El Paraíso offers lots to do for children and has essentials amenities such as schools and medical care within a short drive.
Golfers’ paradise: El Paraíso is yet another paradise for golf on the Costa del Sol. Onsite courses include El Paraíso Club de Golf, one of the oldest on the Costa del Sol and Atalaya Golf, both with 18 holes. Other excellent golf courses within a very short drive are Los Flamingos Golf, famed for its spectacular landscaping, and Monte Mayor Golf Club with a reputation as one of the most challenging courses in the area. These on-the-doorstep golfing opportunities give properties in El Paraíso excellent holiday letting potential.
Good amenities: Amenities are excellent at El Paraíso where you’ll find a choice of supermarkets, plenty of small shops and a wide range of bars and restaurants. Some of those serving international food rank among the best on the Costa del Sol. Medical and dental clinics are available, and the Hospiten private hospital is located nearby. Further services are available in Estepona, 15 minutes away and Marbella, a 20-minute drive.
Good beaches: The beach lies just a short distance from El Paraíso and properties near the A7 highway are within easy walking distance of the sands. You’ll find watersports facilities available at Hotel Atalaya Park and there are several beach bars including the lively Pepe’s Beach, one of the oldest on the Costa del Sol.
What can I buy in El Paraíso?
This area offers a wide range of properties to suit all tastes and budgets. Take your pick from apartments, townhouses and villas in a variety of locations. Some homes here enjoy frontline golf positions. As a long-established development, El Paraíso also offers a choice of new-build homes and older properties, often needing refurbishment but giving you the opportunity to create the home to your taste. Building plots are also available at select locations within El Paraíso.