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Discover the Most Exclusive Addresses on the Costa del Sol

The Costa del Sol is renowned worldwide as a holiday destination that has something for everyone, but there’s one thing that it stands out for the most – and that’s its status as a hub for all things luxury.

In the Marbella area, you’ll find some of Spain’s most expensive addresses, attracting wealth from the international elite all over the world. But where are the most exclusive addresses on the Costa del Sol, and what’s so great about them? Read on to find out more!

La Zagaleta

Home to the most expensive street in Spain, La Zagaleta is perhaps the very embodiment of exclusivity and luxury. Set in the glorious rolling hills above Marbella, in Benahavís, the average property price in the La Zagaleta resort is more than 9 million euros. This 2,223 acre estate is home to some of the world’s richest individuals, who buy property in the area for its unrivalled privacy and exclusivity. Some of the most well-known property owners here include Rod Stewart and Hugh Grant, though many other well-known figures often holiday in the estate.

El Madroñal

Just moments away from La Zagaleta, you’ll find El Madroñal – one of the Costa del Sol’s best kept secrets. The community is nestled within a protected nature reserve, allowing residents to coexist harmoniously with the rich biodiversity and native flora and fauna of the area. It’s not uncommon to spot deer, wild boar, and a myriad of bird species here too. Whilst you might feel miles away from the rest of the Costa del Sol here, El Madroñal is still just 20 minutes from Marbella and Puerto Banus, allowing you to experience the best of both worlds. The average luxury property price in El Madroñal is 4 million euros.

Cascada de Camoján

The prestigious area of Cascada de Camoján is a majestic retreat boasts a harmonious blend of natural beauty, exclusivity and luxury living. Positioned just above Marbella, close to the La Cañada Shopping Centre, the area is home to some of the most ultra-exclusive properties in the area. The enchanting landscape, coupled with the iconic backdrop of the La Concha mountain, is what makes this area so unique. From elegant villas to sprawling mansions, each property in Cascada de Camoján is a testament to luxury and sophistication. The average luxury property price in Cascada de Camoján is 1-1.5 million euros.

Sierra Blanca

Sierra Blanca’s proximity to Marbella’s vibrant city centre, nearby renowned golf courses, and the pristine beaches in Marbella, is what makes it a highly sought-after address for those seeking a blend of nature, sophistication, and convenience. Benefitting from an elevated position above Marbella, the area of Sierra Blanca boasts beautiful views of the Mediterranean and out to Gibraltar and Africa, as well as the iconic La Concha mountain. If you’re looking to be close to the action, but in a more secluded and low-key area, then Sierra Blanca is for you. The average property price for luxury residences in Sierra Blanca is around 4-5 million euros.

Marbella’s Golden Mile

This legendary stretch of coastline is synonymous with opulence and sophistication. Boasting palacial villas, magnificent mansions, and even Royal estates, the Golden Mile is one of Marbella’s stand-out areas for property. Lined with designer boutiques, exclusive restaurants, bars and beach clubs, the area is the ultimate destination for those seeking the ultimate in luxury living on the Costa del Sol. The average property price for luxury villas here is around 2 million euros.


Whilst many people go to Marbella to flaunt their wealth, others go to Sotogrande to remain low-key. Just 1 hour from Marbella, Sotogrande is the true playground of the international elite. Whilst it’s located in the province of Cádiz, in the Campo de Gibraltar, this refined community offers an array of luxurious amenities, including championship golf courses, an impeccable polo scene and a world class marina. Some of the most renowned areas in Sotogrande include La Reserva and La Finca. The average property price for luxury villas in Sotogrande is around 1-2 million euros.


The quiet area of Benahavís is just a short drive from Estepona, Puerto Banus and Marbella, and is home to some of the best golf and country clubs on the Costa del Sol. With prestigious resorts such as La Quinta and Los Flamingos based in the area, this luscious paradise is a haven of natural Andalucian beauty. The area is packed full of rich cultural heritage too and offers some of the most picturesque walks and scenery in the area. The average property price  for luxury properties in Benahavís is 1-2 million euros.

Luxury Properties on the Costa del Sol

From the sophistication of Marbella’s Golden Mile to the tranquil charm of Benahavís, each area on the Costa del Sol offers a uniquely luxuriously lifestyle for those who want to indulge.

As the leading real estate company on the Costa del Sol, our team work hard to find you your own slice of Mediterranean paradise. With an in-depth knowledge of the local market, we’ll guide you through every step of the buying process with professionalism and integrity. Whether you’re looking for a luxurious villa with incredible sea views, an exclusive beachfront apartment, or a private retreat nestled in the hills of Marbella, we have an extensive property portfolio that offers something for every style, taste and budget.

Take the next step towards owning your own luxury property on the Costa del Sol and embark on a life of sun-soaked luxury with Winkworth by your side.