~ Neighborhood This brand new urbanization set against the stunning backdrop of the Sierra Blanca mountains offers the perfect location for both golf and tennis lovers, as for those wanting to relax on the sunny beaches of Costa del Sol. The Belaire urbanization offers you a children's pool and a swimming pool with shallow end and roman stairs (depth from 1.10m-2.60m) placed in a manicured garden.
~ Beach The beach Playa El Saladillo, is at just 500m from the apartment. The beach is wide and clean, composed by a mixture of sand and pebbles. The entrance in the sea is smooth, with no rocks. Even during the busy summer season, this beach is not very crowded. Just as you exit on the beach, you have Vila Padierna beach bar and other chiringuitos where you can enjoy typical Spanish tapas or you can rent sun loungers and umbrellas.
~ Shopping Restaurants You have several good restaurants in the area of Bel Air, at only 500m, like Pepe's Beach that dates back from 1978, open only during the season, where you can find good local food and lovely atmosphere. If you fancy exotic cuisine you may attend Jaipur Purple Indian Restaurant Estepona at only 450 meters from the apartment or Restaurante Pancho de Villa, a Mexican restaurant at 600 meters from the apartment. Mercadona, SuperSol and Lidl are very good supermarkets placed at walking distance to the apartment (100 m). Here they sell fresh fish, fresh baked bread, meat, vegetables, etc. Supermarkets are closed on Sundays, but then you find basic provisions in the gas station, at 600 m from the apartment. If you need to buy groceries, fresh meat, wines, vegetables, fruits or seasonal produce you find Aldi supermarket at 2.5 km from the apartment.The nearest shopping area is at 5km from the apartment, Diana Center. Here you can find small local shops, bakery, butchery, vegetable shop, pharmacy, restaurants and bars. Every Saturday morning a small market takes place with clothes, accessories, flowers and a vegetable fruit stand. In 10km you have El Corte Ingles in Puerto Banus, one of the biggest department stores in the area and in a 18km drive from Costalita, you have one of the biggest shopping mall in Costa del Sol, La Canada. Here you'll find everything you need, from food to clothing or electro-domestic stores.
~ Activities There are lots of things for you to do and not having to go too far from Bel Air urbanization. If you are a tennis player you will be happy to know that at only 500 meters from the apartment you have Club de Tenis Bel-Air famous for coaching kids, juniors or adults. It offers tennis and paddle holidays for players from all levels and ages. Villa Padierna Country Racquet Club is at 1 km from the apartment. Here they have 8 paddle tennis courts, 2 tennis courts, grill restaurant and play area for kids. If you love golf, in 1.4 km you have 3 renowned golf courses, El Paraiso, Atalaya Golf Country Club and Guadalmina Club de Golf. Marbella city center and old town are a must see and you reach Marbella center in just 18 minutes drive. At 3.5 kilometers from the apartment you find Selwo Aventura Park that offers you unique experiences, safari in African landscapes, exhibitions with expert monitors that will teach you about charismatic and exotic species of birds, mammals and reptiles.Puerto Banus is the main attraction on Costa del Sol, known as the pole of luxury and parties. In 10 minutes drive you'll reach one of the most famous harbors on Costa del Sol. It has berths for 915 boats, including those of the King of Saudi Arabia and several of the world's wealthiest people. Its streets are lined with expensive luxury boutiques like Christian Dior, Gucci, Bvlgari, Versace, Dolce Gabbana, and others.