Guadalmina Baja: living between golf and the seaJanuary 8th 2019 | by Sara Almansa
Guadalmina Baja is one of the most prestigious residential areas in Marbella. Its unbeatable location, next to the beach and surrounded by golf courses, makes it one of the most exclusive and demanded areas in Marbella, where impressive villas and luxury apartments stand out, most of them built near the Guadalmina Spa ; Golf Resort Hotel.
Guadalmina Baja is a very well communicated area, just a few minutes drive from Puerto Banús and Marbella Centre. As well as, close to the Guadalmina Shopping Centre where you can find all kinds of services. Cafés, supermarkets, beauty salons, restaurants, banks, and boutiques. A pleasant place where you can enjoy a coffee or have lunch on a sunny day. At Guadalmina area is also the prestigious bilingual school San José.
Golf and sun in Guadalmina Baja
Guadalmina beach has been awarded the blue flag for its cleanliness, which makes it a popular place among locals and tourists alike. The beach also offers a variety of water sports including windsurfing and water motorcycling, while being surrounded by a golf course, something unique in Marbella. It is the second oldest golf course on the Costa del Sol, opened in 1959.
Guadalmina has two 18-hole golf courses and a 9-hole par 3 course. There is also a practice course for 40 players with a 21-seat covered platform, chipping and bunker practice and putting green. Throughout its history, Guadalmina has hosted important tournaments such as the Spanish Championship in 1965, and the European Tour School classification tests in 1995 and 1996, or the Spanish APG Professional Championship in 1998.
Guadalmina and its agricultural origins
The Guadalmina area has witnessed the most impressive Roman archaeological finds in Marbella. In its surroundings, the Roman ruins from the 3rd century A.D., popularly known as Las Bóvedas (The Vaults), stand out. Next, to the Roman thermal baths, we can contemplate a watchtower of defensive character of the XVI century. Both historical remains have the declaration of Cultural Interest.
In its origins, Guadalmina Baja was a sugar cane plantation, until Norberto Goizueta recognized the tourist potential of the area, and developed not only the golf course but also the hotel Guadalmina in 1959. Initially, the farm was for agriculture but in the following years this use was altered, and the lawn and green of a golf course replaced corn and wheat. He was the one who imported the golf and created the first course on the Costa del Sol in the current Parador de Campo, inaugurated by King Alfonso XIII.
Luxury Villas in Guadalmina Baja
Guadalmina Baja is the ideal place for those looking for a quiet location but close to all amenities. The urbanization consists mainly of luxury villas with sea and golf views such as this charming frontline villa with golf and beach built on a plot of 860 m². The villa, distributed over two floors, has 6 bedrooms and 6 bathrooms, a spacious lounge with direct sea views and a private swimming pool.
A special house, unique, with a privileged location on the first line of golf and beach in a private environment, protected and with spectacular views. It is undoubtedly an ideal property for families looking for fun, relaxation, and space to receive guests, as it has a spectacular swimming pool.
In Nevado Realty we have a wide selection of villas in Guadalmina for sale, please contact us and we will advise you with the experience and knowledge acquired in more than 20 years in the real estate sector in Marbella.
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Villas for sale in Guadalmina Baja
Guadalmina Baja · Impressive and well presented villa located in Guadalmina Baja, one of the most sought after urbanizations in Marbella, next to the beach and close to 18 hole golf courses, a 5 star hotel, schools and famous beach restaurants, with 24 hours secuerity; Guadalmina shopping ...
- 4.450.000 €
Guadalmina Baja · Charming villa for sale with a privileged position on the first line of golf and a few meters from the beach within the exclusive residential area of Guadalmina Baja next to the 4 * Guadalmina hotel near national and international schools, shopping area with restaurants, ...
- 2.850.000 €