Whether you want some rest and relaxation with friends, an action-packed sporting holiday or fun in the sun with your family, Ribera del Emperador 41 in Sotogrande makes an ideal place to stay on the Costa del Sol.
This light and spacious townhouse is fully equipped and comfortably furnished, featuring four large, double bedrooms, two with its own bathroom, a split-level dining and living room and a separate modern kitchen. French windows lead from the living room onto a private lawned garden while, off the kitchen, a paved terrace with a table and chairs is the perfect spot for alfresco dining. Another large terrace, overlooking a beautiful garden full of palm trees can be accessed upstairs via the double bedroom and main landing.
Less than a minute’s walk away is a lovely communal swimming pool set in a large grassy area. It is open to residents of Ribera del Emperador only and is accessible solely through the complex.
Just across the road from the complex is a tennis club, offering private or group lessons for children and adults and a few minutes’ walk away is one of the area’s many sandy beaches. A further 10-minute walk through quiet residential streets leads to the magnificent, state-of-the-art marina – the first stop in the Mediterranean – and a quick trip on a free water taxi will take you to Sotogrande’s main square and its relaxed cafes, bars and restaurants (also accessible by road).
Ribera del Emperador itself is a desirable gated complex that is well-maintained and extremely peaceful – not a building site in sight. It is situated near the heart of the luxurious Sotogrande development – a beautiful 2,000 hectare purpose-built estate, which offers everything from shops and banks to an international school and kids’ clubs as well as a huge variety of sports and recreational activities. These include horse-riding at the equestrian centre, polo at the Santa Maria Polo Club (host to many international tournaments), sailing, fishing, kayaking, scuba diving and cycling.
For golfers, it is a true paradise. The famous championship courses of Valderrama and Sotogrande Real Club de Golf, the Almenara and the nine-hole La Canada courses are situated within Sotogrande itself while three further golf courses including San Roque, the Spanish headquarters of the PGA European Tour, lie within a 10-minute drive.
With an average of 300 days of sun a year and easy airport access, Sotogrande makes a fantastic getaway and once you’re settled at Ribera del Emperador 41you’ll never want to leave