Rio Real

Elegant villas and exclusive gated complexes featuring high quality apartments and penthouses offer residents privacy and security in a natural setting just a five minute drive from Marbella town centre. The course at Rio Real Golf is yet another one of designer, Jose Arana’s masterpieces. Its namesake, the river Rio Real, meanders through the greens and fairways which were opened back in 1965 and has since played host to a number of prestigious tournaments as well as offering fantastic golfing holiday packages to avid players from across the globe.Its proximity to the centre of Marbella and the beauty of its surroundings ensures that Playa de Rio Real is a popular choice for holidaymakers. It can get crowded in the summer months.The beach consists of coarse, dark sand and runs for about 400m. It is approximately 30m wide.

Rio Real is part of the 2km stretch of beach known as Los Monteros. Playa Realejo, Playa Cortijo Blanco, Playa El Ancon and Playa Pinomar are all within easy walking distance and form part of the same stretch of beach.Playa Rio Real borders the Rio Real golf course. One of Marbella’s more popular golf courses, it offers a hotel, several restaurants and various bars.

The exclusive Trocadero Arena restaurant is situated right on Playa Rio Real.