Sotogrande is much more than a place; it’s a whole lifestyle philosophy.
Sotogrande is renowned for its prestigious and exclusive ambiance, reflected in its facilities of the highest standing. Its impeccable attention to detail and commitment to security ensure the residents’ comfort and tranquillity, creating a lifestyle experience that is truly unique and luxurious.
Sotogrande is also the perfect place for sports lovers as it is home to one of the most famous polo clubs in the world and five top-class golf courses rated among the best in Spain. The stunning landscapes surrounding the courses make playing a round a totally captivating and unforgettable experience, which attracts golfers from around the world to enjoy the delightful setting.
Over and above sport, Sotogrande offers a wide range of services such as superb restaurants, lively bars and luxury shopping centres that make this already vibrant area an exciting place to set up home. Sotogrande’s exclusive atmosphere and its commitment to privacy and discretion make this residential development even more appealing, turning it into the ideal option for those in search of a refined and sophisticated lifestyle.
All in all, Sotogrande is an area offering an unparalleled blend of luxury services, stunning landscapes and a vibrant atmosphere that creates a unique and exclusive experience that is highly sought after by those looking for the ultimate in sophistication and refinement.
WHERE IS SOTOGRANDE?
Sotogrande can be found on the western edge of the Costa del Sol, around 44 kilometres from Marbella. On the border between the provinces of Cádiz and Málaga, it is a short drive from Gibraltar.
Its unrivalled location enables visitors to explore the awe-inspiring coastline of the Costa del Sol, while remaining within easy reach of the historic sights and cultural attractions of Cádiz and Gibraltar.
Sotogrande has great transport links by land, sea or sky, with the airports of Gibraltar and Málaga nearby.
These connections are a gateway to discovering new cultures and experiences with your family, both at home and abroad.
HOW BIG IS SOTOGRANDE?
Sotogrande is known to be the largest private residential development in Andalusia, stretching out over 2,500 hectares. Its ingenious layout means the town is in different geographical areas that are easily recognisable by the names of their roads and locations.
THE WEATHER IN SOTOGRANDE
Sotogrande enjoys a privileged climate throughout the whole year. The average temperature is around 25ºC.
The hottest months of the year are June, July and August, the latter being the warmest with an average of 17ºC (81ºF). These months are also the driest.
The coldest months are January and February, with a highest average temperature of between 12ºC and 15ºC (60ºF).
DOES SOTOGRANDE ENJOY SEA VIEWS?
Nearly all the properties in Sotogrande boast stunning panoramic views of the Mediterranean Sea, Gibraltar and the north of Africa, making it an extremely appealing place for discriminating residents in pursuit of a luxurious and exclusive lifestyle. The placid sea views provide an extra layer of peace and relaxation, enhancing even more the serene atmosphere of this prestigious development.
A GOLFER’S PARADISE
With Spain’s top golf courses all within a 3 km radius, Sotogrande is the perfect base for enjoying your favourite sport and discovering the wide variety of golfing experiences on offer in the region.
But go no further, one of the best courses in the areas is in Sotogrande Costa, a mere 150 metres from the shores of the Mediterranean.
The Real Club de Golf in Sotogrande Marina is also very popular. Players will find themselves in the midst of beautiful greenery while going around this challenging course.
Sotogrande enjoys worldwide renown for its top-rated golf courses, in particular Valderrama , which hosts a number of international tournaments.
La Reserva Golf, designed by Cabell Robinson, is an 18-hole course that opened in 2003.
This exclusive, renovated golf club is located next to the Alcornocales natural park. It is the ideal place to enjoy a round of golf in the heart of nature. What’s more, there are three 9-hole courses designed by Dave Thomas.
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SPORTS IN SOTOGRANDE
La Reserva also has four clay tennis courts, five glass-walled paddle tennis courts, a multi-sport court, a beach volleyball court and a sports academy. The Sotogrande Marina is the perfect place for water sports, such as sailing and regattas in the summer months.
RESTAURANTS IN SOTOGRANDE
The Mediterranean cuisine incorporating the best local and national produce is one of the luxuries that you can experience in Sotogrande.
The best restaurants in Sotogrande include: the famous Trocadero, which serves seafood and meat on the water’s edge.
La Reserva has traditional dishes from Andalusia with a contemporary European touch, and enjoys a privileged location next to the golf course and the lake.
KE Restaurant, located in Sotogrande Harbour, is one not to be missed. It is open nearly all day with an atmosphere that has to be seen to be believed. It boasts a pretty terrace with great views, a large bar and a mouth-watering menu.
SCHOOLS IN SOTOGRANDE
One of the best schools in Spain, Sotogrande International School provides an excellent education to children from 3 to 18 years of age, with day-pupils and boarding options. The school follows the prestigious International Baccalaureate programme that produces the most brilliant minds.
IS SOTOGRANDE SAFE?
Sotogrande is widely known to be a safe place, providing all its residents with peace of mind. It boasts 24-hour security services and regular patrols to ensure that everything is under control. In addition, several areas within Sotogrande are closed to the public, resulting in an even great feeling of safety. This is the case of The Seven, the most private residential development on the Costa del Sol, where ARK has designed a project called NIWA.
ARCHITECTURE IN SOTOGRANDE
With over 25 years’ experience in the sector, we are committed to providing a comprehensive service that begins with the project, design, landscaping and interior design, and finishes with the management and delivery of the work. We are designers, architects and builders. Our projects are energy-efficient, sustainable and comply with the passive house standards to be at one with the environment, achieving the highest levels of comfort.
At ARK Realty you can find the sustainable luxury villas that you heart longs for. If you are searching for the ultimate in exclusiveness, comfort and style, look no further than our impressive collection of properties for sale in Sotogrande.
These are a few of the masterpieces available in Sotogrande: