The 5 star Villa Padierna Golf Resort is located in a lovely area 5 minutes west of Marbella . It features 3 Golf Courses: Alferini Golf , Tamores Golf and Flamingos Golf club.The apartment is in Alanda Flamingos. It is on the first floor and has fantastic views over the golf course and down to the coast.
The Flamingos 18 hole, 5,714 m. par 71 course, was designed by the renowned architect Antonio Garcia Garrido and it boasts a pristine landscape, with lots of different varieties of trees and spectacular views of the Mediterranean Sea.Flamingos Golf has hosted prestigious tournaments such as the European Seniors Championship.
The world famous Villa Padierna Palace Hotel is 2 minutes drive from the apartment. It offers a variety of fantastic dining options for lunch or dinner. ,The 'Club de Mar' is Villa Padierna's beach club; located right on the beach, Club de Mar offers a memorable menu and operates during the Spring-Summer season . There are a number of excellent beach restaurants in the area offering cuisine from all around the world. It also has a raquet club, a spa and a golf academy.
Villa Padierna is in an excellent location, at the heart of the Golden Triangle, Marbella, Benahavis, Estepona, just a few minutes from the Golf Valley and some great beaches Visit the emblematic Orange Square in Marbella town centre or the glamorous Puerto Banus, with it´s designer boutiques and glitzy restaurants. In the summer season the night-life here doesn't wind until the sun comes up!.
Estepona to the west, has a long seafront promenade , perfect for those sunset strolls or winter walks. It has a wide sandy beach and a fishing port close by where you can watch local fishermen unloading their catch from their colourful boats,but you will have to be up early for the fish auction!
The pretty main square of Estepona has numerous cafes and restaurants amid remnants of old castle walls and traditional whitewashed buildings with their balconies of scented flowers.
If you are feeling adventurous, the famous 'Pueblos Blancos' make a great day trip or hop across to North Africa on the ferry or catamaran. Dolphin watching trips are also available from many of the marinas dotted along the coast.Spain's `sunshine coast' is one of Europe's favourite holiday destinations. With an average of 320 days of blue sky annually, it is perfect as a summer holiday or as a winter destination for golfers, walkers and those wishing to pursue out -door activities.
Families are particularly well catered for, with myriad attractions, restaurants and of course miles of beaches. Children are not just tolerated but welcomed by the friendly Spanish people.
The winding coastline has a number of beaches to suit visitors of all types with water sports or a quiet cove to sunbathe as you prefer, and just inland are the quaint whitewashed villages known as the ' Pueblos Blancos', perfect for a day out. Or venture further afield to the fabulous Moorish Palace of the Alhambra or the iconic Mesquita of Cordoba.
Despite the march of development, the area still has the ambience of Andalucía, the most `Spanish' of all regions and you do not have to venture far from your holiday home to encounter local ferias, fiestas and romerias - the scent of Jasmine is in the air, Spanish wine is flowing freely- come and enjoy!