This luxurious city is a short walk from charming Marbella and has some of the best beaches on the Costa del Sol.
By moving to cosmopolitan Elviria, you can enjoy stylish bars and restaurants, various outdoor activities and great schools. This well-maintained community has amazing views and high-level amenities.
Elviria is a luxurious and coastal urbanisaition located ten minutes from the charming town of Marbella. With 320 days of sunshine a year and some of Marbella’s best beaches, Elviria is great for people looking to enjoy outdoor life. This well-maintained community is popular among families. It has plenty of green spaces, peaceful surroundings and safe environments.
Although the area is very quiet, it's not boring – with the nearby town of Marbella you'll find restaurants, shops and bars, not to mention lots of sports such as golf tennis, water sports, horse riding, cycling and much more. Elviria’s beaches are some of the best on the Costa del Sol with fine sand and all the amenities you need for a perfect day. They are also full of life with stylish bars and restaurants, trendy beach clubs and cafés set in picturesque local chiringuitos.
With cosmopolitan Marbella nearby, it's no wonder Elviria has a thriving international community. The area is popular with people from northern Europe – especially British and Swedes who have decided to settle here.
In Elviria you will find very luxurious properties. The prices are generally lower than in nearby Marbella. Many houses in this development have their own pools, and most apartment complexes and villas are accompanied by wonderful tropical gardens that provide plenty of shade.
Most of them have amazing views of the Mediterranean Sea and mountains. If you have a higher budget, there are some very large villas – with panoramic views, pools, tropical gardens and a top menu with all the extras. Those on a smaller budget will still be able to find beautifully completed apartments in private complexes.
Elviria residents have plenty of shops to choose from, including shops from neighboring El Rosario. There are supermarkets, Spanish boutiques and various gift shops. Jump in the car and the main shopping malls are just a few minutes away. Puerto Banús Shopping Center is about a 20-minute drive away, where you'll find luxury designer brands among popular streets. Relax at Elviria Golf Club in Santa Maria, an 18-hole course amid stunning natural scenery.
Buses run regularly and you are just a 40-minute drive from Malaga Airport. There are a number of taxi services in the area and if you drive you have good connections to the main coastal towns on the A7 motorway.
There are more jobs for English speakers in this part of Spain due to the demand of the international community. Learning Spanish will give you an advantage when looking for a job, whether you're looking for a job in the leisure and tourism industry, real estate, teaching English as a foreign language (TEFL) or communication and technology.
There are a number of English-speaking doctors around Elviria, such as Marbella Medical Services in Marbella. English-speaking doctors can also be found in nearby Fuengirola in Clinica Quiron.
Elviria is famous for its excellent schools; it has a number of international schools, including English International College. There are two private Spanish schools, a public college and a German Hoffman School.
Although this is an above-standard area, the cost of living is generally still lower than in the UK and other parts of Europe. The standard of living is very high, so if you decide to buy here, you will get a great value for your money.