La Zagaleta property area guide

La Zagaleta Property Area Guide

La Zagaleta is possibly the most exclusive housing estate in Europe if not the world.

It is basically, over 2000 acres on the side of a mountain on which 420 plots of land have been designated for building villas. Over half the villas have now been built and with very few selling for less than €2.5 million only the very wealthy can afford to live or own properties here.

It used to be the private residence of the infamous arms dealer, Adnan Khashoggi who in the seventies was one of the richest men in the world said to be worth over Read More [...]


Another Investment Company Puts Money into the Costa del Sol

Wang Jian Lin, the richest person in China and owner of the Wanda group has had three meetings in Benahavis recently with a view to investing heavily in the area. Specifically very high end property investment.

The Wanda group were accompanied by an American consulting firm and a well known legal firm from Marbella. Also at the meeting were representatives from the Marbella Club hotel and the Villa Padierna group both of whom already own high end property and hotels in the Benahavis area such as the Hotel Read More [...]


La Zagaleta buys Valderrama Group

The company which owns the luxurious estate of La Zagaleta has bought the Valderrama group which owns amongst other things the famous Valderrama golf course, home of the 1997 Ryder Cup.

The purchase price is 40 million euros and they are expected to invest another 200 million euros to create one of the most high class residential developments in Europe.

The company’s idea is to link its brand which specialises in high end tourism including small, select 5 star hotels, with one of the best known Golf course estates in Read More [...]