The best gated neighborhood in Marbella?
Discover the allure of living in one of Costa del Sol’s most prestigious enclaves – the gated haven of Cascada de Camoján, where opulent villas are perched on sprawling, wooded estates with breathtaking Mediterranean vistas. Just a short drive from Marbella’s heart and the coastline, this exclusive community is a blend of tranquility and accessibility.
Nestled north of the Golden Mile and the AP7 toll highway, Cascada de Camoján is flanked by the upscale Sierra Blanca to the west, green expanses to the north, the shadow of La Concha, and the flowing Arroyo Guadalpín to the east and south.
Accessible through exit 182 from Malaga on the AP7 toll road or Avenida Don Jaime de Mora, this secluded oasis is just half an hour from Malaga-Costa del Sol International Airport and an hour from Gibraltar.
Situated close to the action yet peacefully rural, the road to the community is meanders past the Monte Paraíso Golf course and leads to Puerto Banús with its marina, bars, restaurants, and stores, all within minutes.
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Immerse yourself in the foothills of the Sierra de las Nieves Natural Park, southeast of Marbella’s famed La Concha mountain, where this community offers an idyllic retreat within easy reach of Costa del Sol’s amenities.
WHAT IS CASCADA DE CAMOJÁN?
Cascada de Camoján, named after the waterfalls along the Arroyo de Guadalpín stream, boasts only eight numbered streets within its gated community. Coveted like its neighbor Sierra Blanca, it exudes enhanced privacy and protection. While some residences date back to the ’60s and ’70s, the majority have been erected since the early 2000s.
WHAT IS THE HISTORY ?
Originally developed by the Lavigne family in the late ’60s, Cascada de Camoján takes its name from the nearby waterfall in the Camojan stream. The developers aimed to create a country ambiance with larger plots, envisioning a rustic urbanization close to Marbella. Over the years, the area evolved, maintaining its quality, peace, and privacy.
HOW DO YOU GET THERE?
Reaching Cascada de Camoján is a breeze. Take exit 182 on the AP-7 toll highway, following Calle Casares onto Avenida Buchinger. From Marbella town, access is through Avenida Istán and Arrabal la Virginia, leading to guarded southern entrances at the junction of streets C1 and C2.
Discover nearby beaches, like Playa Casablanca and Playa Fontanilla, just a short drive away. Malaga-Costa del Sol International Airport is 30 minutes away, and Gibraltar is an hour’s drive. Malaga’s María Zambrano train station is a 45-minute drive.
WHAT KIND OF PROPERTIES ARE FOR SALE ?
The majority of properties in Cascada de Camoján are single-family villas on elevated plots, boasting various architectural styles from traditional Spanish to contemporary designs.
Additionally, there are apartment and townhouse developments like Imara, Condado de Sierra Blanca, and Cascada Camoján Hill Club.
Explore opportunities with Villa Noble and get more information on the exciting new projects in Cascada de Camojan.
IS IT SAFE ?
Cascada de Camoján ranks among the safest areas in Marbella and Costa del Sol. Fort Security Spain ensures 24-hour security, with manned vehicle patrols. Access control barriers are in place, providing residents with peace of mind.
Cascada de Camoján takes security seriously. With a limited two entrances equipped with barrier gate entry, this exclusive community ensures controlled access. The 24-hour concierge on duty further adds a layer of vigilance, making sure that only residents and their guests are welcomed into this refined urbanization.
HOW BIG IS CASCADA DE CAMOJÁN?
Contrary to Sierra Blanca, which has around 300 smaller plots, Cascada de Camoján comprises approximately 120 larger plots, with about 30 remaining for potential development.
WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN CASCADA DE CAMOJÁN AND SIERRA BLANCA?
Sierra Blanca’s smaller plots bring villas closer, affecting privacy. Cascada de Camoján, formed in the ’90s, boasts more organic evolution, with smaller and less planned roads. Sierra Blanca, a grid from the start, has fewer green areas compared to Cascada de Camoján.
WHAT SERVICES ARE NEAR ?
Cascada de Camoján enjoys proximity to Marbella’s amenities, including healthcare at Hospital Ceram Marbella. Schools like Swans Primary School and Marbella International University Centre are within three kilometers. The beach, Marbella center, and shopping destinations are easily accessible.
WHAT SPORTS CAN YOU DO AROUND ?
Golf enthusiasts can indulge in nearby courses like Club de Golf Aloha and Los Naranjos Golf Club. Non-golfers can enjoy El Mirador Padel and Tennis Club or Puente Romano Tennis, Padel, and Fitness club.
Equitación Pedro Sánchez offers horse riding, and various gyms and wellness centers are within a 5-kilometer radius of Cascada de Camoján.
WHICH AREAS ARE ALIKE?
Sierra Blanca, the immediate neighbor, mirrors Cascada de Camoján in luxury and accessibility. Beyond Marbella, explore El Madroñal and La Zagaleta in Benahavís for upscale gated living.
BUYING AND SELLING PROPERTY IN CASCADA DE CAMOJÁN
With almost two decades of expertise, Villa Noble is your partner in navigating exclusive real estate in Cascada de Camoján. Whether you’re buying or selling, we’re here to assist, from prime building plots to the finest properties in this exclusive urbanization.
Article by Louis Wittner
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