Marbella - Los Monteros

The luxury urbanisation of Los Monteros. © Sophie Carefull
The luxury urbanisation of Los Monteros.


Los Monteros is a beachside and mountainside neighborhood occupying a vast area of developments about 15 minutes driving west from the centre of Marbella west of the Rio Real.

The famous Spanish banker, Ignacio Coca, in the name of the Los Monteros Group constructed the Los Monteros Hotel in 1962, Rio Real Golf course in 1965, and the medical spa Hotel Incosol (currently closed), in 1973. In the 1970 the beachside estate comprising of villa plots was constructed as La Reserva de los Monteros urbanizacion.   Since then a number of other estates and complexes have been constructed at Los Monteros including Urb. Bahia Real, Urb. LA Brisas, Golf Rio Real Village.

One of the most prestigious hotels on the cost - Los Monteros Marbella Hotel and Spa ( 5* GL) is located conveniently near the urbanization entrance and within is the renowned Los Flamingos restaurant. The hotel also runs the ‘La Cabana' beach club a short walk (or golf buggy ride) down through the leafy urbanizacion at the sea front.   

The beach is also called Playa los Monteros and there are a number of beach bars and restaurants. , 

The neighbourhood has added cache thanks to Malaga born  actor Antonio Banderas having a seafront residence here as well as Sir John Hall (ex Newcastle United Chairman).

Hospital Costa del Sol is also located at Los Monteros on the mountain side of the coastal highway.

Santa Clara golf course and luxury urbanization is also located just east of the hospital. Marbella Golf and Country club is a short distance.

Los Monteros is about 10 minutes from the English International College, which serves children at both primary and secondary levels.