|The villa is situated on the famous "Golden Mile" or
"La Milla de Oro" on the Costa del Sol between Marbella and Puerto Banus. The
Costa del Sol is the most popular all year round tourist destination in Europe. It has
miles of golden sandy beaches and is a golfers paradise. The nearest golf club is less
than a mile away, all the famous golf courses are within easy reach. The average water
temperature is18C (and 24C in August). Sunbathing is possible in the winter months too.
There are numerous places of historical interest nearby. The Moorish City of Granada with its Alhambra Palaces and gardens, one of the most brilliant jewels of universal architecture is approximately 1.5 hours drive by car. Europes sunniest ski resort, the Sol Y Nieva in Sierra Nevada, host of the 1996 World Ski Championships is located 45 minutes drive from Granada city. The Costa del Sol is at the forefront of Europe for sailing with its excellent marinas and invaluable berthing capacities, these include marinas at Marbella, Puerto Banus, Estepona, Duguesa, etc.