Málaga: The best city in the world to live

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Málaga: The best city in the world to live

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Malaga has been declared the best city in the world to live. This has been published in Forbes magazine after the extensive survey by InterNations corresponding to 2023.

In a ranking including 48 other cities, the Costa del Sol came out top after a survey of over 12,000 ex-pats of 177 nationalities from a total of 181 countries. The participants had to respond to questions about quality of life, ease of settling in, and personal finance.

You can also read more about ARK Architectural Studio in Forbes and watch the interview to Manuel R. Moriche.


ark architects in forbes magazine


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The quality of life evident in Malaga is true of the whole of the Costa del Sol, reaching as far as Gibraltar. One of the most sought-after destinations with the highest levels of growth in recent years is Sotogrande, rated as an exceptional destination bringing together supreme luxury and glamour and something that all high-calibre residents are seeking in their private life: discretion. It is widely considered to be one of the most exclusive and luxurious residential developments in Europe, in an extraordinary natural setting.

You can use our guide to get to know more about Sotogrande.


sotogrande landscape


Sotogrande is located on the western tip of the Costa del Sol, just over 100 km from Malaga and 40 km from Marbella. It can be found on the border between Cadiz and Malaga, which is an hour’s drive away.

Sotogrande has great transport links by land, sea or sky, with the airports of Gibraltar and Málaga nearby.


sotogrande luxury living



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