Golden Mile Mountainside Districts - El Rocio
In El Rocio are upmarket developments, Señorio de Marbella, Jardines de Doña Maria, Monte Marbella Club, Altos de Puente Romano, Urb. El Vicario, Urb. Arco Iris and Sanyres Puente Romano.
El Rocio is an area of gated communities, stunning villas with imposing driveways, this development was founded in the 1970s by the famous Seville businessman and bullfighter, Manuel González Cabello. There is still development under way in this large often overlooked district including apartments and town-houses.
Señorio de Marbella development on private roads with security barriers. This gated community with charming courtyards is an oasis. Mature landscaped gardens and manicured lawns and swimming pools. One for adults, one for children, one with salt water one heated out of season.
Jardines de Doña Maria is set tropical landscaped gardens, this gated complex consisting of a collection of elegant town-houses features two communal swimming pools, a kids' pool, and a fully equipped gym, as well as a sauna, children's playground and tennis courts.
Altos de Puente Romano is a gated community of independent villas. Properties in Altos de Puente Romano range from modern contemporary design , high-end homes to stunning Mediterranean-style villas and town-houses.
El Vicario this highly exclusive development offers homes at the top end of the spectrum. Imposing properties with expansive lawns give the feeling of a regal English estate, except they are adorned with the subtropical plants of Southern Spain.
Arco Iris is a quiet complex with Andalucian style properties in landscaped gardens and has two communal swimming pools. The townhouses are surrounded by mature, lush gardens.
Between Marbella and Puerto Banús, set in a stunning 2,000 m2 of lush subtropical gardens on the famous Golden Mile, is the five-star NH Alanda Hotel, where you will find the Elysium Spa.
This hotel is named after a Roman bridge, which is at the centre of its lush grounds. On Marbella's Golden Mile, the Puente Romano boasts nine bars and restaurants, including Japanese and Italian.