Los Jardines de Santa Maria — Elviria
To See and Do
The apartment is ideally
placed for sightseeing and other activities.
If you fancy some serious shopping, visit La Cañada –
a huge shopping mall with numerous shops and eating places – which is ten minutes away.
It even has its own Hypermarket within the complex. It is located on the A7 highway on
the northern outskirts of Marbella (Ojén exit). There is even a Marks & Spencer in the complex
for those who love shopping in M&S, as well as C&A, Next Home, Quicksilver and Zara just to name a few.
The centre also has a cinema and ten pin bowling facility upstairs. And it has a Supermarket and
Garden Centre as well as an electrical store similar to PC World.
department store is El Corte Ingles which is located about
five minutes further along the A7 in the heart of Puerto Banús.
If you fancy something a
little more exclusive, the Quayside in Banus or Marbella
itself offer the ultimate in designer shopping.
Alternatively, you can pick
up bargains at the popular markets up and down the coast. Popular
buys are ceramics, leather goods and linen, and of course locally-grown
produce and fresh fish for a healthy meal on the terrace that
evening. You should be able to find a market, no matter what day
Visit Elviria’s own market
on Fridays to buy the same quality fresh fruit enjoyed by the
Avenida Juan Carlos
Arroyo de la Miel
between Los Papagayos & Ruby Ana restaurants
Junto Plaza de Toros
La Cala de Mijas
There are plenty of fine
local restaurants. A few minutes walk away, you will find Chinese,
Thai, Asian, Italian, Indian and Argentinean restaurants, as well
a more traditional tapas bar/restaurant.
Hop in the car or taxi for
a couple of minutes and you can be dining in the restaurants of
Cabopino, Marbella, or numerous beach restaurants, and little
hideaways, to suit all tastes and budgets.
A few more minutes down
to Puerto Banus and you could be enjoying an aperitif in
“Sinatras” followed by a meal in one of the Quayside
restaurants along with the rich and famous and you don't necessarily
need their budgets!
Bars and Nightlife
If you enjoy the Spanish
wines, beers and Sangría, you are spoilt for choice. Within
walking distance, you’ll find the cozy bars of Elviria and
once again a short taxi ride takes you to Cabopino or Marbella.
If you’re feeling lucky – there is a casino
in Puerto Banus. Remember to have your passport with
Life's a Beach
The beaches in the area
are renowned for their beauty and cleanliness. The local beach
is one of the best in the district.
Spend a day chilling out
on the beach, enjoying a long leisurely lunch at one of the local
Plenty of beach activities
are available if desired, or just take your latest book and find
Sports and Activities
The apartment is located
beside the Santa María Golf and Country Club, one of the
finest, fairest courses along the Costa del Golf.
If you don't play golf but
would like to try, there is a multi-tiered driving range, next
to Greenlife Golf, a spectacular par 3 course, just a few minutes
Other activities available
within the area include swimming, tennis, bowls, walking, horse
riding, snorkeling, sailing, mountaineering, diving, water skiing,
fishing, and many more.