The weather has changed all over the world and we hoped it would not affect our beautiful Costa del Sol. The glaciers are melting in a very fast way all over the world, and it´s natural that everywhere we will feel this change. According to some scientists, ironically the climate in Europe will get […]
In the marvellous years when Sotogrande was a new development, we used to have some high-powered and well-known personalities living here. This group had the privilege of inviting famous people from other parts of the world to their homes in Sotogrande. The most famous of these residents was George Moore and his wife Sharon. Maria […]
One of the most charming white villages of Andalusia, Gaucin is considered a perfect village of Spain. It is situated on the mountains of Andalusia in the province of Malaga. Its narrow streets and charming patios lead to an Arab Castle on the highest point of the village, and at nights it is romantically illuminated. On the […]
There is an International School called Prime School, based in Portugal, for students of all ages, from pre-school to college, and in collaboration with Cambridge International Education. This International School offers the students the opportunity to learn different subjects by participating in various projects. Prime School is also a Boarding School where students of all […]
Some people who come to Spain are afraid of getting a NIE (the Spanish foreigners’ identity number) because they think that they may be taxed by the Spanish Government. This identity number is necessary for every foreigner living in Spain; having this does not mean you have to declare taxes. It is not necessary to […]
One of the most desirable compounds in Sotogrande is Valgrande. It was started in the early 2000’s, built over 66,000 m2 of most beautiful piece of real estate; this community is totally enclosed with high security 24 hours a day, it also counts with 24 hours concierge and a secretary office, and 2 handymen who […]
This year has been the best for Sotogrande; for over three decades there has not been such a rush of buyers to this privileged development in the south coast of Spain. During the last 8 years, in general, the market had been rather quiet in Sotogrande, and the property owners were sitting on their homes […]
I remember before Gibraltar opened its gates Sotogrande was incredibly quiet and hardly any house was being built. The Financiera sales office was a family business of Sotogrande, run by Zobel family, and headed by Joseph Mac Micking the founder. One day, from this office someone approached me and offered the area in calle Faisan […]
When Sotogrande was being built, Mr. Joseph Mac Micking brought most well-known people from all over the world to make plans and give their consultancy. One of the most famous gardeners in Europe, specially in France, was an English gardener called Russell Page.
Till 1983 there was a unique and vast polo ground with the perfect grass on the beach front of Sotogrande. Every visitor who came for a visit was puzzled how this unique piece of real estate was left for horses.