Europe’s best residential communities: Sotogrande, Spain

Home to luxurious villas and some of Europe’s most revered golf courses, Sotogrande is one of the most prestigious residential golf communities in Europe – and there are fantastic properties for sale.

You can own your very own slice of Adalusian paradise in one of Sotogrande’s gated communities – so let’s take a look at these communities and the properties for sale.


Set on the western edge of the Costa del Sol in the glorious Andalusian hills and close to the beaches of the Costa del Sol and the cultural hotspots of Marbella and Malaga, Sotogrande is within easy reach of Gibraltar Airport and just over an hour from Malaga Airport.

It’s a chic, exclusive community and at its heart is one of Europe’s finest country clubs – La Reserva Club, with elite facilities such as the iconic inland beach club complete with magnificent freshwater sandy lagoon, a dazzling variety oIt’s a chic, exclusive community and at its heart is one of Europe’s finest country clubs – La Reserva Club, with elite facilities such as the iconic inland beach club complete with magnificent freshwater sandy lagoon, a dazzling variety of water sports, an equestrian centre, a racquet club, and two excellent restaurants.

The gated communities of La Reserva Club, Sotogrande have built a reputation for exclusivity, privacy and safety, with security teams on regular patrol – and with one of Spain’s preeminent seats of learning, Sotogrande International School, nearby, living in a gated community here is a dream destination for families seeking heightened security, beautiful views and a wide range of services and privileges.

Real Estate at La Reserva Club, Sotogrande

Each of Sotogrande’s gated communities has its own unique style and architecture, nestled in the Andalusian hills, close to La Reserva Club’s 18-hole championship course, overlooking nature reserves out to the Mediterranean. All homeowners in La Reserva Club’s gated communities benefit from privileged access to the club’s 5-star amenities, sports and leisure facilities, 24-hour security, concierge and lifestyle services.

The Seven: A collection of one-of-a-kind villa concepts designed by a different, eminent international architect. Each one hectare homesite, set within beautiful parkland developed by world-renowned landscape architect Jean Mus, blends into its surroundings in complete privacy, with incredible views across the Mediterranean. Each family home is spacious, fully serviced with an extensive array of amenities.

Buyers can choose from a range of architectural styles, from the Brazilian modernist architecture of The Kogan Villa, with its beautiful veranda, the Scandinavian minimalism of The Martin Loff Villa, to the Viking inspiration of The Jensen Villa.

The 15: This community of villas was designed to amplify the landscape with their architectural ‘cliff-hanging’ concept, offering spectacular views of the Mediterranean. Each property covers around half a hectare and seamlessly blends into nature. Jean Mus was again involved to create a unique park, offering a perfect setting for a dream property.

Perched at the top of the development, these 15 properties offer a new luxurious life with incredible views in a spacious and peaceful setting. Buyers can choose from three concept designs by leading architects such as Vicens & Ramos, each contemporary in style featuring huge windows and sliding glass doors to maximise the superb views.

Lagoon Villas: This is a unique beachfront community set in the Andalusian hills. It offers the best of the gated golf community concept, but with all the benefits of beachfront living, as the villas overlook La Reserva Club’s sports lagoon and The Beach, the club’s stunning beach club.

The villas bring together stylish architecture, interiors and landscape in perfect harmony. If you dream of barefoot luxury and sophisticated simplicity, then these properties will be perfect for you. There are four contemporary villa designs to choose from, each framing and enhancing the spectacular views.

In addition, there’s The Golf Villas, a collection of beautifully crafted, contemporary villas in the heart of Sotogrande: La Reserva Club. Each offers incredible views across the landscape of La Reserva Club towards the Mediterranean. Residents will benefit from exclusive access to La Reserva Club’s community and conveniences, as well as concierge and lifestyle services to enjoy laid-back living for the whole family.

Playing golf

Sotogrande is home to some of Europe’s most legendary golf courses including Real Club de Golf Sotogrande, Real Club Valderrama, host the 1997 Ryder Cup, and Almenara Golf Club, recently renovated by Dave Thomas, the man behind The Brabazon at the Belfry, host of the 1985 Ryder Cup.

Opened alongside these legendary courses in 2003, La Reserva Club’s 18-hole championship course, designed by world renowned American course architect Cabell B. Robinson, is another gem with sweeping fairways and large undulating greens. It has various water features, stunning panoramic views, and is a must-play course for any golfer visiting southern Spain

La Reserva Club is also a supporter of women’s golf and in 2021 hosted the ARAMCO Team Series, a professional women’s golf competition on the Ladies European Tour. There’s also the Manuel Piñero Academy for all ages and skill levels.

Make La Reserva Sotogrande a lifetime choice and join the community today.

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