Luxury apartments in Marbella centre, Don Gonzalo building

December 10th 2021 | by Ginés García

Penthouse with sea views in Don Gonzalo building, Marbella centre

Edificio Don Gonzalo, luxury apartments in Marbella centre, next to the Golden Mile. The Don Gonzalo complex is one of the most sought after by those looking for a high standing property in the centre of Marbella.

Why is the Don Gonzalo building so popular with buyers?

The Don Gonzalo building is one of the most popular with buyers. Partly because of its location in the heart of the city centre, 50 metres from the beach and next to the Golden Mile. 

The concierge service and 24-hour security with surveillance cameras are other factors that please the most demanding buyers.

The spacious communal areas, with beautiful gardens, swimming pools and its proximity to the beach (50 metres) are also highly valued. All this together makes Don Gonzalo one of the preferred options for the most demanding buyers.

When was the Don Gonzalo building constructed?

The Don Gonzalo building was built in the early 80’s, quickly becoming one of the most emblematic buildings in Marbella.

Who built Don Gonzalo?

The architectural firm Dorronsoro Arquitectos, was in charge of the construction of this building. Its marble front soon attracted attention, becoming a reference for the architecture of nearby buildings.

Swimming pool of Don Gonzalo building

Swimming pool of Don Gonzalo building

How many apartments make up Don Gonzalo?

Built on a plot of 26,142 square metres, the complex contains a total of 109 luxury apartments in Marbella centre. The properties are distributed in 7 blocks, from A to G.

Apartments and penthouses with 2, 3, 4 and 5 bedrooms make up this “L” shaped residential complex. Many of these apartments and penthouses have stunning sea views.

What is the orientation of Don Gonzalo?

Being built in “L” shaped, the flats have 2 main orientations. Those in the left wing face west, while those in the right wing face south.

Apartment in Don Gonzalo with sea views from the living room

Apartment in Don Gonzalo with sea views from the living room

How far is Don Gonzalo from the beach?

The Don Gonzalo building is located just 50 metres from the best part of Marbella’s promenade. Walking down from the entrance of the building it won’t take more than a minute to get to the Fontanilla Beach.

Is Don Gonzalo close to amenities?

Within a radius of 300 metres from Don Gonzalo we will find supermarkets, cafés, hotels, restaurants, hairdressers, gymnasiums, shopping centres… Everything we need to carry out our daily tasks without the need to drive, just a leisurely stroll.

Is Don Gonzalo a safe building?

Don Gonzalo is located in one of the safest areas of Marbella. Both the Don Gonzalo building itself and many neighbouring buildings have 24 hour security, which increases the overall security of the area.

Moreover, the security service of the Don Gonzalo building is one of the most demandig you will find in Marbella. This, together with the concierges, makes it virtually impossible for any movement in the community to go unnoticed. It is also common to find the police walking around the area, whether on horseback, in a car, on a motorbike or on foot.

How much is an apartment in Don Gonzalo?

Prices vary depending on the number of rooms, location and condition of the property. The price can range from 1.5 or 1.8 million to 4 or 5 million euros.

What type of owners live in Don Gonzalo?

Due to the high value of the properties, the owners of Don Gonzalo are families with high purchasing power. Many visit the property only during holiday periods, while others reside all year round.

Which buildings have luxury apartments in Marbella centre located near Don Gonzalo?

Mare Nostrum Building

Better known as “the washing machine”, this is one of the best beachfront residential complexes in Marbella. You will find very spacious apartments and penthouses with unbeatable views. It has a concierge service.

Cipreses del Mar

3 buildings make up this residential complex: Nereida, Poseidón and Náyade. It is located on the second line of the beach. The concierge service is 24 hours.

Atrium Building

This is one of the most characteristic buildings in the Fontanilla beach area. It is an elegant building located 1 minute from the beach in an area with many restaurants and services.

Marbella House

A large apartment complex with swimming pool, gym, squash courts, gardens and 24 hour security and concierge services. It is one of the most sought after residential complexes by our clients.

Marina Mariola

This is a beachfront building in the most exclusive area of the seafront promenade. It is located next to the Don Pepe hotel and the Cappuccino Grand Café. In addition to a swimming pool and gymnasium, it has large communal areas, 24-hour security and concierge service.

Alhambra del Mar

With an Andalusian style design, it stands out for its architecture and landscaping. It has direct access to the best area of Marbella’s promenade, on the Golden Mile, very close to Marbella centre.

Palacio de Congresos

This building located just behind the Hotel Don Pepe is a great second line beach option. Owners will be able to enjoy the swimming pool and solarium.

Jardín Mediterráneo

Located between Marbella centre and the Golden Mile, it has direct access to the beach, swimming pool, sunbeds and 24 hour concierge service.

Itsaso Building

This is a special building, with only 5 apartments, including a penthouse with large terraces. In 2 minutes walking we will be on the promenade.

Apartment in Don Gonzalo with sea views, unfurnished

Apartment in Don Gonzalo with sea views, unfurnished

Where to eat near Don Gonzalo?

A 5 minute walk from Don Gonzalo will take you to one of the best restaurant areas in the city. Less than 500 metres away you will find some of the best restaurants in town, such as Tahini Sushi Bar, Takumi or Nintai

If you are looking for an elegant breakfast or brunch, you can go to Café de Ronda or Capuccino Grand Café.

Where to do sport near Don Gonzalo?

Don Gonzalo is only 50 metres from the best part of the seafront promenade. There you can walk or cycle along the promenade. It offers 17 kilometres to enjoy the sun and the good weather. From Puerto Banús to Río Real. We can also practice sports on the beach or take a dip in the sea.

If you prefer to work with weights or do activities such as spinning, pilates or yoga, you will find the Plaza del Mar Wellness Center. Just 100 metres from Don Gonzalo.

Where can I go shopping if I live in Don Gonzalo?

There are several options for shopping. The closest is to stroll around and visit the different shops dotted along the streets of the centre. It is a real pleasure for the senses that will allow us to get to know every corner, every small square of the city.

If we prefer to find the shops more concentrated, we can choose between La Cañada Shopping or the Costa Marbella Shopping Centre.

Common areas Don Gonzalo building

Common areas Don Gonzalo building

What options are available to me to relax near Don Don Gonzalo?

If we want to disconnect and relax, with just a walk of less than 5 minutes we will have multiple options. If what we want is to enjoy a spa, we can choose between Senator Marbella Spa Hotel or even closer the Monarque Spa Sultan. Another spa option is the Plaza del Mar Wellness Center.

We can also choose the Dr. Campos Clinic, if we prefer an aesthetic or beauty treatment.

Are there schools near Don Gonzalo?

Yes, there are. Just 400 metres away we will find two options, the French International School of Marbella or Swans Primary School. Just a little further away (about 1000 metres) we have two other options: The British International School of Marbella and Marbella International University Centre.

How to buy a flat or a penthouse in Don Gonzalo?

If we want to buy luxury apartments in Marbella centre or a penthouse in Don Gonzalo we must be very informed of any new property that comes on the market.

Nevado Realty (real estate agency in Marbella with 30 years of experience in the area), is located 100 meters away of Don Gonzalo. That’s why we are always the first to know about any new property that comes up for sale or rent. So, if you are looking to buy an apartment or penthouse in Don Gonzalo, the best thing to do is to let us know you are interested. Only then will we be able to alert you to any opportunities.

Equally, if you want to sell a flat or penthouse in Don Gonzalo, Nevado Realty can help you. We can offer you a free valuation, just ask for it and we will be happy to help you.


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