Discover Casares with Hamilton Homes
The municipality of Casares is located in the province of Malaga and lies between Manilva, Estepona and Gaucin. Casares is a unique and diverse area running from the coast, up to the traditional white-washed Casares village. Casares is well connected by two international airports – Gibraltar (30 minutes) and Malaga (1 hour) and a 20 minute drive from Marbella.
Casares Costa is a 2km area of coastline that links Manilva to the Estepona beaches. A breathtaking stretch of coast with a prominent, sixteenth century watch tower, Torre de la Sal. It is also home to the famous Finca Cortesin Beach Club and La Sal chiringuito. You can walk from the Casares beaches into Sabinillas, with its shops, restaurants and amenities and continue along the promenade to Marina de la Duquesa.
There are some well established urbanisations here. If looking for luxury, frontline apartments, La Perla de La Bahia is a sought after urbanisation with its Moorish style architecture. If looking for a townhouse on the beach, then check out Marina de Casares, located next to the tennis club.
Across the footbridge at the bottom of the Casares road, is the area of Bahia de Casares.
Bahia de Casares overlooks the bay of Casares. Whilst it is elevated, it is also only a short walk to the beach. This area boasts spectacular mountain and Sea views right across to Gibraltar and Africa. It is also home to Casares Golf.
If looking for properties with good rental potential and well-established communities, urbanisations like Casares del Sol, Paraiso de la Bahia, Casares Real and Casares Costa Golf immediately come to mind. For something more luxurious, the apartments, Majestic Gardens and Majestic Hills are excellent options. For Villa properties, Majestic Villas offer brilliant qualities and stunning views.
As you drive further up the mountain towards Casares Village, you arrive at Finca Cortesin.
Finca Cortesin is a prestigious, luxurious, 6 star resort, which blends beauty with style to present one of Europe’s top resorts. It comprises 5 key elements – a Hotel, Golf Course, Spa, Sports Club, Beach Club and Residential Area. The hotel has five excellent restaurants, including its signature, Michelin star, Kabuki Raw. The Andalusian architecture with its large courtyards, fountains and Moorish interiors make the hotel a truly special venue.
If looking to purchase a property in this exclusive estate, urbanisations such as Altos de Cortesin and Terrazas de Cortesin offer stunning apartments and townhouses in a very private setting. If looking for a bespoke Villa, there are some exquisite properties with large private plots. Each villa has its unique style and you have all the hotel’s amenities on your doorstep – the beach is also close by.
Heading up the Casares road, you arrive at the white-washed, Casares Village, which looks fairytale like with its castle and white facades against the blue sky. Casares Village is built on the side of a hill, its glowing white buildings cascade down into a
valley. The whole panorama can be captured from a viewing point on the top of the
hill opposite. The village has steep, narrow, cobbled streets with a lovely plaza in the middle, where one can sit and watch the world go buy.
The Casares road up to the village is known for its gastronomy with numerous restaurants all the way up. There is also a cheese factory which produces delicious goats cheese and organises guided tours.
Driving towards Manilva from the main Casares roundabout, there is a turning to the right, next to the restaurant, La Choza. As you come up the hill, you find yourself in the Doña Julia resort. This area comprises of a golf course, clubhouse and numerous urbanisations. The location of these urbanisations is excellent as many of them have sea, golf and mountain views. They are also very close to Sabinillas town and also the Casares coast and village. Urbanisations such as La Herencia offer high quality apartments, large terraces and awe inspiring views. There are also a number of off- plan developments.
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