Las Lomas del Marbella Club
You enter Las Lomas de Marbella Club through a magnificent ochre entrance arch, located just above the mosque on the road up towards San Francisco district and La Meridiana restaurant. Other entrances are opposite Olivia Valère nightclub on the Istán road, and via the Camino de los Manchones, which also gives access to the Marbella Hill Club, Marbella Sierra Blanca, Nagüeles and Camoján areas.
This estate is located opposite the Puente Romano Hotel, on the northern side of the Golden Mile near the Marbella mosque. Construction began in 1973, it is quite large (35 hectares) and it includes 11 apartments and townhouses, 90 houses and substantial green zones.
The original developers, Sierra Blanca S.A., included Rafael Zea, developer of the Skol Building in Marbella town near the tourist office, and Enrique Perez Flores, who later went on to develop La Zagaleta.
There are several complexes inside Las Lomas del Marbella Club including:
Lomas del Marbella Club Pueblo or Las Lomas Pueblo (as it is known for short) is located right at the beginning of Las Lomas del Marbella Club and adjacent to the Al Riyadh Palace. It is a village within a residential estate and features the design of a typical Andalucian village with winding streets, village house façades and patios, wrought-iron on the windows, wooden shutters inside, brick fireplaces,and sun-baked clay-earth tiles on the floors. The development started in 1974, and it continued to build a few houses every year until 1992. There are now 92 properties. The developer was led by American-born Bill Genske, and the designer-architect was artist and craftsman Donald Grey, who had also designed La Virginia village, closer to the edge of Marbella town, in the late '60s.
Terrazas de Coto Real or Coto Real (for short) was developed b ythe property company Ros y Falcon, in two phases,opposite Kings Hills.
Kings Hills development is futuristic, sitting on the hillside with the entrance at the upper level. To visit an apartment, instead of taking a normal internal lift you step into an external glass cabin which descends to the required level.
Las Terrazas de Las Lomas del Marbella Club
Las Terrazas de Las Lomas del Marbella Club was developed by Rafael Zea.
Jardines de Las Lomas
La Villas de Las Lomas
Casa Al Riyadh
This is the estate of H.R.H. Prince Salman bin Abdel Aziz Al Saud, brother of King Fahd, Governor of Riyadh. Salman purchased a group of properties known now as Al Riyadh in the southernmost section of Las Lomas in 1977. Al Riyadh covers an immense area of 200,000 square metres, stretching right down to the Golden Mile. Prince Salman also built the overpass bridge near the mosque. His own estate adjoins that of his late brother, King Fahd, to the west, which borders with Las Lomas.
Al Khaldia is the estate of Wafic Rida Saïd, the influential, highly respected Syrian-born billionaire and philanthropist, founding benefactor of the Said Business School in Oxford, UK. It was designed by the late Bob Mosher, a well-known disciple of Frank Lloyd Wright, the designer of many beautiful homes in Marbella in the '60s and '70s, including the properties of Baroness Terry Von Pantz, one of which is currently owned by Marc Rich. Another property was originally built in the Marbella Club for the widow of the famous American explorer Lincon Ellsworth, and has been owned since 1979 by David Shamoon. Khaldia adjoins the late King Fahd's estate to the south and comprises homes and the most incredible gardens in Marbella, covering an area of well over 100,000 square metres, including land to the west of the Las Lomas urbanisation.
Jasminoor, the palace of Sheikh Hassan M. Enany, was built by one of Marbella's finest architects, the late Jaime Larraine, and his son Christian in the early '80s. Sheikh Hassan is an influential Saudi businessman, real estate developer, constructor and philanthropist from Jeddah.
The sign on the entrance to Las Lomas del Marbella Club records the following houses: Msasa, Matopis, Kariba, Saudade, Abha-la joya, El Mirabra, El Bosque, La Madrugada, Casa Jasmin. El Pasadoble, Casa al Alba, Casa Boreal and Alkhurj.
Señorio de Marbella
Señorio de Marbella is buth district and complex located to the east of La Lomas de Marbella Club. It is accessed from the road up from the Marbella Mosque it has its own winding access road. An extensive well meaintained complex.
San Francisco is a district that sits above Las Lomas de Marbella Club and the A-7 motorway. It ias an established and up-market residential district and a mix of Villa plots and apartment complex. In a small comercila zone is located the famous La Meriadan restaurant and the (now closed) La Notte nightclub.