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AUTUMN EDITION MARBELLA - SOTOGRANDE ESPAÑOL · ENGLISH

RAFAFromNADAL talent to legend PLUS INTERVIEWS · PROPERTIES · ARCHITECTURE · TRAVEL · ICONS · FASHION · EVENTS · GASTRONOMY · AND MUCH MORE...

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EDITORIAL

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Consumer habits are currently undergoing a period of change. Thanks to digital technology, large firms have a powerful tool at their disposal to connect with their customers. Companies are obliged to spend more time developing their values and culture - this is the key to the future. In present times, consumer decisions depend on ethical or sustainability values. The emphasis is on authenticity. For this reason, we want to promote with all our resources (magazine, website, Instagram...) those established, quality companies that understand the balance between integrating technology with print media, and how to preserve the sense of humanity in business. We live in a fast-moving world, every day there are new challenges to face, and the media is a blank canvas on which to draw freely. Via our resources, we open up a new range of possibilities to companies that have something they want to share with our readers regarding their experience and professional skills, and to express their vision of the 21st century. Creating beauty is our mission, “our painting”, “our canvas”. In a time marked by internet exposure and information overload, it’s good for us to disconnect. We sincerely hope that you find a moment to “detox” from social media and read an article of interest in our magazine. In this Autumn Edition we focus our attention on Rafa NADAL, a young man who teaches us every day to be a “SUPERHERO” in our own lives, to stay focused, to be faithful to our goals and to fight for them to the end. You’ll find many articles and interviews with important men and women from Marbella, fine jewellery, autumn fashion, and so much more... Without further ado, I wish you all the best for this “SWEET” autumn. Thanks, till next time Actualmente hay un cambio en los hábitos de consumo. Gracias a la tecnología digital las grandes Firmas tienen una potente herramienta para conectar con los clientes. Las Empresas deben emplear más tiempo en desarrollar sus valores y su cultura, esa es la clave del Futuro. Actualmente las decisiones de consumo responden a valores éticos o de sostenibilidad. Se apuesta por la autenticidad. Por ello queremos potenciar con todos nuestros recursos (revista, página Web, Instagram…) a aquellas empresas consolidadas y de calidad que comprenden el balance entre como integrar la tecnología junto con los medios impresos y como mantener el sentido de la humanidad en los negocios. Vivimos en un mundo en constante cambio, cada día tenemos nuevos retos a los que enfrentarnos y los medios de comunicación son un lienzo en blanco en el que dibujar libremente. Desde nuestro soporte abrimos un nuevo abanico de posibilidades a aquellas empresas que quieren expresarse y compartir con nuestros lectores, sus experiencias, profesionalidad y manifestar su visión del siglo XXI. Crear la belleza es nuestra misión, “nuestro cuadro”, “nuestro lienzo”. En una época marcada por la exposición a Internet y la sobreinformación, nos viene bien desconectar. Esperamos y deseamos que encontréis vuestro momento de “desintoxicación” de las redes sociales para leer en nuestro medio algún artículo de vuestro interés. En la Edición de Otoño centramos la atención en un hombre, Rafa NADAL, un joven que nos enseña cada día a ser un “SUPER HEROE” en nuestra vida, a no perder el horizonte, a ser fieles a nuestras metas y a luchar hasta el final por ellas. Encontraréis muchos artículos y entrevistas a importantes hombres y mujeres de Marbella, alta joyería, moda de Otoño y mucho más… Sin más, os deseo lo mejor para este Otoño “DULCE”. Gracias y hasta pronto, 10

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utumn is already with us, bringing the characteristic beauty of a season full of charm. Let’s enjoy everything it brings us, and be happy. This edition of Exclusive Life Magazine is full of content that you’ll enjoy and find interesting. It’s been months of intense work, creativity and pleasure, in which our team have given it their all, so that once you have Exclusive Life Magazine in your hands, you can enjoy all the articles, interviews, and features included in this autumn edition of our magazine. (Rafa Nadal, Marilyn Monroe, John Brendmoe, Robert Procop, Christopher Clover, Kenza Eyzaguirre, Saeko Hamada, Angelika Legowik... ). In addition to all this, there are our advertisers, without whom Exclusive Life Magazine would not be in your hands today. Wishing you happiness and the best of luck! EL VERANO YA OS DICE ADIÓS. Ya está aquí el otoño que llega con la belleza propia de una estación llena de encanto. Disfrutemos de todo lo que nos trae y seamos felices. Exclusive Life Magazine, viene en esta edición llena de contenido que os va a interesar y gustar, han sido unos meses llenos de trabajo, creatividad y placer, donde nuestro equipo ha dado todo para que cuando Exclusive Life Magazine esté en vuestras manos podáis disfrutar con todos los artículos, entrevistas, reportajes etc que en esta edición de otoño vienen incluidos en nuestra revista (Rafa Nadal, Marilyn Monroe, John Brendmoe, Robert Procop, Christopher Clover, Kenza Eyzaguirre, Saeko Hamada, Angelika Legowik…) además de todo esto tenemos a nuestros anunciantes, sin los cuales Exclusive Life Magazine no podría estar en vuestras manos. Os deseo felicidad y suerte.

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CONTENTS Autumn / Otoño 2019 94

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PUBLISHER AND DIRECTOR Rafael Barrio and Ana Pavón rafael@exclusivelifemagazine.com ana@exclusivelifemagazine.com SALES SUPPORT Marlene Mantilla T: +34 678 30 14 18 marlene@exclusivelifemagazine.com OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR Belén Rubiera info@exclusivelifemagazine.com

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CREATIVE DIRECTOR Pilar Anguita info@love-design.es TRANSLATOR Siobhan Mcneice PHOTOGRAPHY Marco Reyes (Diar Fotografía) Fotosol, Pedro Jaén COVER PHOTO Renaud Corlouër for Richard Mille

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ECONOMIST Francisco Delgado

26 Kenza Eizaguirre A versatile woman 32 El Celler de Can Roca To the epicentre of flavour 40 Exclusive Properties 52 Ismael Mérida The avant-garde architect 58 DLC Inheritance Tax

80 Panorama Dedication to Real Estate 126 Sandra Andújar Interview 138 Saeko Hamada Rotary Club Marbella 140 Faces & Places Exclusive Events

SPECIAL THANKS John Thomson, John Brendmoe, Robert Procop, Kenza Eizaguirre, Alina Kolozsi, Christopher Clover, Edel Gayoso, Carla Hijma, Judith Johann, Debbie Currás, Angelika Legovik, Miguel Gómez Molina, Marina Gómez Molina While every effort has been made to ensure that the contents of this magazine are correct, Exclusive Life cannot guarantee the completeness or accuracy of the information published, and assumes no legal liability or responsibility to any party for the quality, legality or usefulness of any information, product or service represented within the magazine. No part of this publication, including texts, photographs, illustrations or other graphics, may be copied or reproduced in any form without the prior written consent of Exclusive Life Magazine.

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From talent to legend By Eva del Amo

Being No. 1 in tennis, and at the same time so well-loved and admired both on and off the court is difficult, but Rafael Nadal has achieved it with flying colours. An athlete who has based his career on respect, humility, effort, determination, and that sense of fun which enables him to continue writing his legend, day by day.

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EXCLUSIVE PEOPLE

When the tennis player Rafael Nadal won his 12th Roland Garros last June, the journalists had a hard time finding a new term to describe his brilliant career. How could the success of the best Spanish tennis player of all time be summarised, once again? What adjective could be used for the athlete who has already exhausted the best qualifiers in the dictionary, when he is intent on continuing to write the history of international tennis? The son of Ana María Parera and Sebastián Nadal, Rafael was born in Manacor, Mallorca, on June 3rd, 1986, into a sport-loving family. His uncle, Miguel Ángel Nadal, was a football player and played for FC Barcelona and RCD Mallorca, and his uncle, Toni Nadal, had been a tennis player.

“COPING MEANS ACCEPTING THINGS

AS THEY ARE”

A CHILDHOOD PASSION From a very early age he was passionate about sports. With the encouragement of Toni Nadal, he began to practise his first strokes with the racket when he was only three years old. As he also liked football, he did both sports. However, when he reached adolescence, he had to make a choice, faced with a foreseeable lack of

time to combine two sports with his studies. He chose tennis, where he had already been winning tournaments for more than four years. In 2004, at the age of just 18, Rafa was a member of the Spanish National Team that won the Davis Cup. A year later, in one of his first competitions as an adult, he catapulted to the top of the professional scene by winning the Roland Garros, the first of his twelve victories at the French Open. If there was any doubt about the heights he would reach, he won the tournament again the following year, and a year later he repeated the feat, going on to win two Grand Slams, the Olympic gold medal, and become world number 1 in 2008. A legend was born. A RESILIENT SPIRIT Rafa’s successes have been repeated throughout his career, not only on clay courts, but on all surfaces. 2014, despite him winning his ninth French Open, was a complicated year due to injuries, which continued into 2015. However, Rafa’s determination and enormous capacity for hard work earned him his tenth Roland Garros in 2017, the year in which he also won his third US Open title and became number 1 again. His injuries also complicated the end of last year, but the tennis player showed the world that he was capable of winning the French Open once again. When asked about his ability to overcome injuries and setbacks, he replies: “I’ve learned throughout my career to enjoy

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Apart from his sporting successes, Rafael Nadal is well-known for his human values. In 2008, he created the

Rafa Nadal Foundation

pain. Without pain there’s no happiness. Coping means accepting things as they are, and not as you’d like them to be. And looking forward, not backwards.” Among Rafa’s virtues which have made him great as an athlete and as a person, are respect and humility. This is probably what has made him so internationally well-loved. “Humility is recognising your limitations. I always work with an objective, which is to improve as a player and as a person. Attitude is fundamental in life. If you never lose, you won’t enjoy the victories. You have to accept both. Losing isn’t my enemy. My enemy is the fear of losing.” HUMAN VALUES Apart from his sporting successes, Rafael Nadal is well-known for his human values. In 2008, he created the Rafa Nadal Foundation with his mother, where sport and education have become the best allies to carry out social projects with children and young people in Spain and India. “We’re working so that they have access to equal opportunities in order to make the most of their abilities and potential, regardless of their personal and social conditions,” he says. The transformative power of sport and communication is what allows children and adolescents to go as far as they can, regardless of their origins or their personal and social conditions, including those with learning difficulties or disabilities. Rafa is the founding trustee of the organisation, and is fully involved in the projects and charitable events this entails. Along with Rafa, the board is made up of his closest family members, as well as a multidisciplinary team who share his values ​​of solidarity. With their work supervised by the Protectorate of Foundations, which monitors the legality of every action carried out, the Foundation is committed to three main projects. “More than Tennis”, based on attitudes such as effort and perseverance, is focused on care for young people with intellectual disabilities. Over 200 young people are participating in this programme, in 19 schools in different locations in Spain. In parallel, the Foundation also supports the social integration of vulnerable children in Palma de Mallorca, who are offered a supplementary programme with activities related to the socio-educational area and sports, as well as psychotherapy. Around 250 children and young people benefit from this programme every year. Lastly, the Rafael Nadal Foundation helps young people who combine their training with studies to access scholarships granted by American universities, as well as providing additional financial aid to students who may require it, due to their economic and family situation. Since the beginning of the programme, more than 50 young people have benefitted from these scholarships. Rafael Nadal is one of the greats in tennis history, and the Spanish tennis player with the largest number of individual titles. His sporting successes are only comparable to the honour of being so well-loved and respected off the court. EXCLUSIVE LIFE MAGAZINE 21

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RAFA NADAL Del talento a la leyenda

Ser el mejor en el tenis y a la vez tan querido y admirado tan dentro como fuera de la pista es algo difícil, pero Rafael Nadal lo ha conseguido con creces. Un deportista que ha basado su carrera en el respeto, la humildad, el esfuerzo, su tesón y ese punto de diversión que le permite seguir escribiendo, día a día, su leyenda. 22

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uando el tenista Rafael Nadal ganó su decimosegundo Roland Garros el pasado mes de junio, los periodistas tuvieron difícil encontrar un nuevo calificativo para su brillante trayectoria profesional. ¿Cómo resumir, una vez más, el éxito del mejor tenista español de todos los tiempos? ¿Qué adjetivo emplear para el deportista que ya ha agotado los mejores calificativos del diccionario cuando se empeña en seguir escribiendo la historia del tenis internacional? Hijo de Ana María Parera y Sebastián Nadal, Rafael nació en Manacor, en Mallorca, el 3 de junio de 1986, en el seno de una familia amante del deporte. Su tío Miguel Ángel Nadal fue jugador de fútbol y militó en el FC Barcelona y en el RCD Mallorca, y su tío Toni Nadal había sido jugador de tenis. PASIÓN DE JUVENTUD Desde muy joven fue un apasionado del deporte. De la mano de Toni Nadal comenzó a practicar sus primeros golpes de raqueta cuando solo tenía tres años. Como también le gustaba el fútbol, combinaba la práctica de ambos deportes. Sin embargo, con la llegada de la adolescencia, tuvo que decantarse por uno de ellos ante una previsible falta de tiempo para compaginar ambos con los estudios. Escogió el tenis, donde ya llevaba más de cuatro años ganando torneos. En 2004, con tan solo 18 años, Rafa fue miembro de la Selección Española que ganó la Copa Davis. Un año más tarde, estrenando la mayoría de edad, se catapultó en lo más alto de la escena profesional al ganar el Roland Garros, la primera de sus doce victorias en el Abierto de Francia. Por si había alguna duda de lo alto que llegaría, al año siguiente volvió a ganar el torneo y un año después repitió la hazaña, para pasar a llevarse en 2008 dos Grand Slam, la medalla de oro olímpica y ser número 1 mundial. Había nacido una leyenda. ESPÍRITU DE SUPERACIÓN Los éxitos de Rafa se han repetido a lo largo de su carrera no solo en tierra batida, sino en todas las superficies. El año 2014, a pesar de ganar su noveno Abierto de Francia, fue un año complicado por las lesiones, que prosiguieron durante 2015. Sin embargo, el tesón y la enorme capacidad de esfuerzo de Rafa le hicieron ganar su décimo Roland Garros en 2017, año en el que también obtuvo su tercer abierto de

EE.UU y regreso al número uno. Las lesiones también complicaron el final del año pasado, pero el tenista demostró al mundo que era capaz de ganar, una vez más, el Abierto de Francia. Cuando se le pregunta por su capacidad de superación ante las lesiones y los contratiempos contesta: “Aprendí durante toda mi carrera a disfrutar del sufrimiento. Sin sufrimiento no hay felicidad. Soportar significa aceptar las cosas como son y no como deseas que sean. Y mirar hacia adelante y no hacia atrás”.

“Soportar significa aceptar

las cosas como son”

Entre las virtudes de Rafa, que le han hecho ser tan grande como deportista y persona, se encuentra el respeto y la humildad. Probablemente es lo que le hace tan querido internacionalmente. “La humildad es el reconocimiento de tus limitaciones. Siempre trabajo con un objetivo, que es mejorar como jugador y como persona. La actitud es fundamental en la vida. Si no pierdes, no puedes disfrutar de las victorias. Tienes que aceptar ambas cosas. Perder no es mi enemigo. Mi enemigo es el miedo a perder”. CALIDAD HUMANA Al margen de sus éxitos deportivos, Rafael Nadal es reconocido por su calidad humana. En 2008 creó junto a su madre la Fundación Rafa Nadal, donde deporte y educación se

convierten en los mejores aliados para llevar a cabo proyectos sociales con niños y jóvenes en España y la India. “Trabajamos para que tengan igualdad de oportunidades a la hora de desarrollar sus máximas capacidades y potencial, independientemente de sus condiciones personales y sociales”, comenta. El poder transformador del deporte y la comunicación es lo que permite a niños y adolescentes llegar tan lejos como se propongan, independientemente de su origen y de sus condiciones personales y sociales, incluidos los que presentan algún problema de aprendizaje o discapacidad. Rafa es el patrono fundador de la organización y está plenamente implicado en los proyectos y los eventos benéficos que conlleva. Junto a él, el patronato está compuesto por su más estrecho vínculo familiar, así como un equipo multidisciplinar que comparte sus valores solidarios. Con una labor supervisada por el Protectorado de Fundaciones, que vela por la legalidad de las actuaciones llevadas a cabo, la Fundación está volcada en tres proyectos principales. “Más que tenis”, basado en actitudes como el esfuerzo y la perseverancia, está orientado a la atención de jóvenes con discapacidad intelectual. Más de 200 jóvenes se encuentran inmersos en este programa, en 19 escuelas distribuidas por diferentes puntos de España. Paralelamente, la Fundación también apoya la integración social de menores vulnerables de Palma de Mallorca, a quienes se les ofrece un programa complementario con actividades enmarcadas en el ámbito socioeducativo, deportivo y psicoterapéutico. Alrededor de 250 niños y jóvenes son atendidos por este programa cada año. Por último, la Fundación de Rafael Nadal ayuda a jóvenes que compaginan sus entrenamientos con los estudios a acceder a las becas que conceden las universidades norteamericanas, además de prestar ayudas económicas adicionales a estudiantes que por su situación económica y familiar lo requieran. Desde los inicios del programa han sido más de 50 los jóvenes que se han beneficiado de las becas. Rafael Nadal es uno de los grandes de la historia del tenis y el tenista español con el mayor número de títulos individuales. Sus éxitos deportivos solo son comparables con la grandeza que supone ser tan querido y respetado fuera de la pista. EXCLUSIVE LIFE MAGAZINE 23

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K enza Eyzaguirre A VERSATILE WOMAN WITH A BIG HEART AND A GREAT PERSONALITY By Ana Pavรณn

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e’re at Puente Romano’s Owners Club to interview Kenza Eyzaguirre. Tell us about your origins... Where you’re from, where you grew up and where you did your university degree. I was born in Malaga, and I was in Marbella until I was 10, but as my mother’s American and my parents divorced when I was little, I’d travel a lot to the United States with her, and also to England. After a time in England, I came back to Marbella and studied here until the age of 10, when I moved to Tennessee, in the south of the United States, where I went to an American high school. At the age of 17, I went to Paris on my own and studied History of Art and Marketing (Fashion Marketing). Has being an only child influenced you? I’d say so, because it’s made me very independent, and I’m also a person who needs to enjoy some alone time. I believe that being an only child made me mature very quickly. As I mentioned before, I lived alone from the age of 17 to 25. I don’t have siblings, but as a child, I had a very close relationship with my grandparents. In my personal life, having them and their unconditional support has helped me a lot. As a child, what did you want to be? Did you have a vocation? Yes, I’ve always wanted to work with the environment. My true vocation is to help others. When I was a child, my reference was Greenpeace... And then, when I was 18 years old, I was lucky enough to do an internship in Geneva, at the United Nations, and that left a lasting mark on me. So yes, since I was a child, working on environmental projects has always been my passion. You give the impression of being a fragile, reserved, introverted woman... But now that I’m with you, I feel that you’re the opposite, I see you as a woman who’s strong, determined, approachable and very affectionate. Who is the real Kenza Eyzaguirre? That’s a difficult question (she laughs). But the truth is, I love being surrounded by people, my work’s always very social, although I do need some time to myself too, like everyone… I consider myself a very affectionate, transparent person, and I always find the good in everyone. I’m of the opinion that it’s very important to surround yourself with different people. I love cultural diversity because each person brings something new.

You can learn from everyone and that’s very good. You have to have an open mind and be receptive in order to grow as a person. You lived in Paris, the city of love, for 17 years... Do you consider yourself a romantic woman? What would you highlight about Paris? I lived in Paris for 8 years. I went there when I was 17 years old, and I feel that I owe this magnificent city so much. I was lucky to work in fashion, and aesthetically speaking, it opened my eyes to the world of beauty. I consider myself very privileged to have had the opportunity to work for many of the established family brands in France. This opened my eyes to the world of fashion, refinement and of course, to the world of art and architecture that can be found in every street and every corner of Paris. I learned a lot about impressionist and classical art, as while I was studying in Paris, we would go to museums or churches every day. This was part of the learning process, and I consider it a luxury. It’s enriched me culturally and emotionally. But to get back to your first question, unfortunately, I don’t consider myself very romantic, although obviously I find the city of Paris especially romantic, its nights... walking the streets of Paris, especially at night, is lovely, the city is so beautiful! Invaluable! As for my romantic side, I consider myself a sensitive, nostalgic woman, I love music... I think that is my romantic side... And Paris has influenced me a lot in that sense! In present times, frivolity is commonplace... Many men and women are resorting to cosmetic surgery, compulsive shopping, also in decoration... This generation is more perfectionist and non-conformist. What do you think about this? Do you see any sense in it? I think it’s a pity that society is becoming obsessed in this sense, because, as you say, it’s a frivolous world, and in the end, it doesn’t bring you happiness. It’s a shame. What really makes you happy isn’t changing aesthetically or wearing fashion brands, what makes you happy - and this has been studied - is helping others. Fortunately, I also see that there’s now a “social movement” of some people and schools concerned about the world, the environment and sustainability... I think we should focus our attention more on this perspective, and strive to create a better world… It’s possible! However, I do know that you’re doing great humanitarian work. Tell us, how and where

did the idea of helping ​​ people in underdeveloped countries, such as Kenya, come about? I was fortunate to be working with Daniel Shamoon, the owner of the Hotel. He’s a great Ambassador of WORLD VISION for England. And, for years, he’s helped out in many projects, especially in the areas of Africa and Kenya... I’ve been lucky enough to accompany him on his trips to visit the projects he collaborates with, and at the same time, we raise funds with the events we hold here at the Hotel for the WORLD VISION GALA, which is held every August. A beautiful gala... We’ve 250 guests, a show, singers... For me, it’s the most beautiful and important event of the year. I help to organise these galas, and with the funds raised, we’re going to visit the projects we have in Kenya. My first trip changed my life. For my part, I want to keep helping, and I recently walked a marathon in Madrid to raise funds for the “We Are Water foundation”. There’s severe drought in Kenya, unfortunately, and the children miss school as they have to walk many kilometres every day just to get water. We do this walk as a symbol of what they do, in order to raise funds for them. I want to hold more fundraising events to really help these sectors of the population. This is needed in Marbella: more awareness to eradicate as much poverty as possible. And we must all take responsibility in this endeavour (from our places of work, personally, each family and political, educational and cultural institution...). Together we can help, and save the future of millions of children who don’t have the same opportunities as we do. There is an ever-increasing number of people who are gaining awareness and responsibility regarding food, and from this perspective, opt for veganism as a way to protect the planet. What led you to become vegan? Moral, health or aesthetic reasons? Well, I think me being vegan was inherited. My mother was already a vegan, and of course, I learned from her. She never pressured me, but I grew up with this education in food, and the result today is that her influence, and later, my studies on food and the environment, have ultimately made me choose this life and food philosophy. Now, moreover, I’m a somewhat ‘radical’ vegan, since my diet is based on raw food of vegetable origin, which is known by the name of ‘raw veganism’. In other words, I don’t eat meat, fish, eggs, dairy... Nothing processed, nor any food subjected to cooking... EXCLUSIVE LIFE MAGAZINE 27

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If we read and study in depth, “the issue of farms... is a scandal”, pesticides... I’ve adopted this life philosophy because, in addition to feeling healthy, it makes me feel good, and I believe that I’m contributing to helping the environment... There’s a documentary, “What the Health”, which I recommend you watch, as it has helped many people change their diet. Your passion for fashion has been rewarded with a long career in Paris with important international companies... Are you yearning to go back to work in the fashion sector some day? I worked for Boucheron in the Place Vendome, in luxury jewellery, I did an internship there. The oldest jewellery store in France. I also worked for Chanel and Corto Moltedo, who’s the son of the founder of Bottega Veneta, it’s a younger, trendier brand of Bottega Veneta. I was fortunate to work closely with him in marketing. My last job in Paris was at the American company, Mint Buying Office, (Saks Fifth Avenue NY). I worked at its Paris office, for the American department for all the buyers when they came to Paris during Fashion Week. We organized the shows, the collections... It was a very intense job, but very interesting for me. It’s fortunate that in my position in Marbella, I get to organise many fashion events. I used to do it at MC Café, in the Marbella Club, and now we hold fashion shows every year at the Sea Grill, which have been met with a positive response and are proving highly successful: Salvatore Ferragamo, Elisabetta Franchi, La Perla, Virginia Macari... We’re currently working on a project in Puente Romano, a luxury shopping centre with top fashion firms. We’re going to present it soon, and it will be very important for Marbella, as we’ll be bringing important international firms. Kenza, you’ve proven yourself to be a very versatile woman. Some may not be aware of your role in the art world. You worked for one of the most important art galleries in Paris, the Moretti & Moretti Gallery, which is particularly known for Street Art, and is now located in Marbella, in the Marbella Club Hotel and in NOBU HOTEL. What led you to work in the art world, and what have you learned from it? Hubertus Hohenlohe invited me to a photography exhibition at an art gallery, Moretti & Moretti, when I lived in Paris. I was lucky enough to meet and get to know the owners personally. Two years later, I came back to Marbella and 28

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Hubertus invited me to a party at his house, and I met the gallery owners again, who were two brothers, ‘the Moretti brothers’. At that time, they opened a gallery in the Marbella Club, the one we know today, and as they had to go to Paris for various reasons, they asked me to take charge of the gallery. And so I did, I confirmed my intention to take charge of the Gallery in their absence, and one weekend I went to Ibiza. Unfortunately, while I was there, one of the brothers died. It was so tragic! So I came back and was in charge of the Gallery along with Patrick for a year, and I was there for him during that time. Since then we’ve had a very close relationship. This year he’s opened a gallery in Puente Romano. Patrick has some magnificent works in Paris, a large collection with a lot of potential, and now we’re going to open a gallery in Ibiza, with Daniel’s help. He’s been a good client of Moretti for many years, and now we’re going to work on some great projects. You currently work in the exclusive Puente Romano Hotel. Tell us briefly about your career path since your beginnings in the Hotel. Although I grew up in Marbella, I didn’t know Daniel personally. My mother studied with his mother in London, and my family did know her family but, as I lived abroad, I didn’t. As I told you earlier, I worked at the Moretti & Moretti Gallery for a year, and started organising events to promote the different artists’ exhibitions... I became known to the hotel group for the events I organised, and they asked me to help them as public relations of the Hotel... I’ve gradually taken on more responsibilities, and my position has continued developing to this day. It was three years ago that Daniel asked me to get involved in a new project. The new project was the creation of what we know today as the OWNERS CLUB. For this purpose, and along with him, I started to make a list of the most influential people in Marbella (the established Marbella-born families, as my family had lived here for many, many years and we had a lot of acquaintances), and that’s how this interesting club, OWNERS CLUB, started. You tend to travel a lot for work... Do you have an anti-stress routine? I love to travel, so I honestly enjoy all my trips... I don’t have any stress, or very little! I’m a very calm person, so stress doesn’t affect me much. But I do walk 10 or 15 km, and this, you could say, is an anti-stress routine that I do every day. I need that me-time…

To finish up, tell me very briefly: Your favourite film? I have a lot! I love Memoirs of a Geisha, Breakfast at Tiffany’s, To Catch a Thief, The Lover... All the classics, in general. A fear? I’m not afraid of anything, I’m very spiritual. A book you’d recommend? At the moment I don’t have much time for reading. Hemingway, when I was little, I loved reading about all his travels, a true American adventurer; Rhonda Byrne, the author of Self Help books, such as The Secret; the Russian writer, Pushkin, and François Sagan, a French writer. A woman you consider charismatic, or is an icon for you, and why? I’ve always admired Jackie Kennedy’s sister (Lee Radziwill). She was avant-garde for her time, and worked as public relations and ambassador for many fashion brands. An adventurous, interesting, intellectual woman. Another woman I admire is Amal Clooney, for her humanitarian work and her intelligence; Angelina Jolie for her projects in Cambodia and Africa. And another is Jane Goodall, for her help in conserving animal welfare, especially chimpanzees. Her studies turned around and revolutionised the knowledge that existed on human beings and their behaviour, making comparisons with the studies carried out on chimpanzees. A man you admire? My two grandfathers, of course, who always took such good care of their family, and my father, for his great loyalty to the family; Daniel Shamoon, because he is a great entrepreneur, a visionary, always having interesting, innovative ideas... The good thing about him is that he’s very humble, despite his position, he has a big heart for all those who work for him, and for everything he’s doing in all his humanitarian projects; John Thomson because he is a great professional, and also Donald Trump, because despite the controversies that have always surrounded him, I admire his management, both politically and as president of the USA (improvement in the economy and decrease in unemployment), as well as on a family level, as he gave his children a very strict education, and nowadays all of them work with him. Your favourite perfume? Black Opium, and my friend Moretti also brings me GIGI by Givenchy from Paris, and I love it! EXCLUSIVE LIFE MAGAZINE 29

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he Roca brothers’ passion for cooking originated in Can Roca, the bar-restaurant that their parents, Josep and Montserrat, opened on the outskirts of Girona. Josep Roca Sr., who the brothers affectionately nicknamed “the boss”, was a bus driver on the line between Sant Esteve de Llémena and Girona. One day, while out on his usual route, he saw premises with a for-sale sign, and did not think twice about it, convinced that opening a restaurant opposite a factory and next to a bus stop was a safe bet when it came to getting clients. In Can Roca, which still operates as a restaurant, the three brothers grew up learning to love cooking, with the inspiration of the dishes that Montserrat and Granny Angeleta prepared. The best place to learn that gastronomy must be, above all, respectful, generous and honest. Years later, El Celler de Can Roca, the restaurant the brothers decided to open, would be awarded three Michelin stars, and was voted The World’s Best Restaurant by The World’s

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50 Best Restaurants on two occasions, in 2013 and 2015. This year, the same list has named them ‘Best of The Best Restaurant’, ad eternum. TRADITION AND MODERNITY The Roca brothers studied at the Escola d’Hosteleria de Girona, where they learned about the academic cuisine which, combined with a traditional base, has resulted in an internationally acclaimed restaurant, committed to creative cuisine without losing sight of its roots. “What matters is that the client leaves happy and wants to come back, regardless of whether the restaurant is number one, or number two, three or fifty,” says Joan. In El Celler de Can Roca the allocation of roles among the three brothers is one of the secrets of their success. Three brilliant minds that come together to bring out the best in themselves and each other. Joan, the eldest brother, is the master chef. His dishes arbitrate between science and tradition, techno-

logy and sensitivity, and the result is an emotional journey for the diner. His contributions to sous-vide and low-temperature cooking have transformed the way of looking at 21st century gastronomy. Furthermore, his generous vocation for teaching has led him to reveal the secrets of his cuisine for over 20 years, and to collaborate in different university programmes, such as the Harvard course ‘Science & Cooking’. Joan was awarded an honorary doctorate by the University of Girona. Additionally, this year he has been named Honorary Academic Member of the Royal European Academy of Doctors, and together with his brothers, he is an ambassador for the United Nations Sustainable Development programmes. WINES AND DESSERTS Josep Roca’s first contact with wine was in the cellar of his parents’ bar-restaurant, where he did not hesitate to chat with customers, even as a child. While playing, he laid the

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foundations of his two great talents: wine and dining service. An expert in the art of food and wine pairing, and maître of El Celler de Can Roca, he received the National Gastronomy Award for Best Maître in 2004, the National Gastronomy Award and the International Academy of Gastronomy Award for Best Sommelier on several occasions, and the Gueridón Gold Award for Best Maître in 2013. Josep likes to call himself a “wine waiter” and, according to the critics, he has achieved a boundless associative aptitude for dishes and wines. Nowadays he combines his work in El Celler de Can Roca with teaching, as well as writing a wine column for La Vanguardia and travelling the world giving lectures. For his part, Jordi Roca defines himself as “el postrero”, which in Spanish means ‘the last to arrive’, and it is also a play on the word postre, which means ‘dessert’. Of the Roca brothers, he is the last-born, and he makes the last dish served to the diner. His training in the world of des-

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World’s Best Pastry Chef in The World’s 50 Best awards, and along with his brothers, he received the Gold Medal of Merit in the Fine Arts in 2015. One of the secrets of El Celler de Can Roca’s success lies in the raw materials. The Roca brothers have not lost sight of tradition, but neither have they sacrificed innovation, on the assumption that the most diverse cuisine is always more surprising and fun. A passionate, intelligent, creative game, in which the dishes are defined with commitment, drawing inspiration from any aspect of life that is worthwhile. In the Roca brothers’ restaurant, technical and aesthetic perfection go hand in hand. Culinary harmony where the luxury lies in emotion and naturalness. A once-in-a-lifetime experience. El Celler de Can Roca: the name says it all. EXCLUSIVE LIFE MAGAZINE 35

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oan, Josep y Jordi. Son los hermanos Roca, tres vértices de un triángulo equilátero cuya sinergia da forma a una cocina diferente a todas. Un juego a tres bandas que tiene su base en el esfuerzo, el tesón, la curiosidad y la emoción. El resultado es El Celler de Can Roca, donde la gastronomía se entiende de una forma diferente y única. Cocina, vino y mundo dulce en una confraternización perfecta para el paladar. La pasión por la cocina de los hermanos Roca tiene su origen en Can Roca, la casa de comidas que sus padres Josep y Montserrat abrieron a las afueras de Girona. Josep Roca padre, al que los hermanos apodan cariñosamente “el jefe”, era conductor de autobús de línea entre Sant Esteve de Llémena y Girona. Realizando su ruta habitual, un día vio el cartel de un local en venta y no se lo pensó, convencido de que abrir un restaurante enfrente de una fábrica y frente a una parada del autobús era una apuesta segura a la hora de conseguir clientes. En Can Roca, que todavía continúa en activo, crecieron y aprendieron a amar la cocina los tres hermanos, al calor de los platos que preparaba Montserrat y la iaia Angeleta. El mejor lugar para aprender que la gastronomía debe ser, ante todo, respetuosa, generosa y honesta. Años más tarde, el Celler de Can Roca, el restaurante que se lanzaron a abrir los hermanos, sería reconocido con tres estrellas Michelin y considerado el mejor restaurante del mundo por The World’s 50 Best Restaurants en dos ocasiones, en 2013 y 2015. La misma lista les ha proclamado este año, ad eternum, Best of The Best Restaurant. TRADICIÓN Y MODERNIDAD Los hermanos Roca estudiaron en la Escola d’Hosteleria de Girona, donde aprendieron esa cocina académica que, combinada con una base tradicional, ha dado como resultado un restaurante reconocido internacionalmente, comprometido con la cocina creativa sin renunciar a sus orígenes. “Lo que importa es que el cliente salga contento y tenga ganas de volver, independientemente de si el restaurante es el número uno o el número dos, el tres o el cincuenta”, señala Joan. En El Celler de Can Roca el reparto de los papeles entre los tres hermanos es uno de los se-

cretos de su éxito. Tres mentes brillantes que se unen para dar lo mejor de sí mismos. Joan, el hermano mayor, es el maestro de la cocina. Sus platos dialogan con la ciencia y la tradición, la tecnología y la sensibilidad, y el resultado es un viaje emocional para el comensal. Sus aportaciones en la cocción controlada al vacío y a baja temperatura han transformado la manera de ver la gastronomía del siglo XXI. Además, su generosa vocación formadora le ha llevado a enseñar los secretos de su cocina durante más de 20 años y a colaborar en distintos programas universitarios como el curso Science & Cooking de Harvard. Joan ha sido reconocido como Doctor Honoris Causa por la Universidad de Girona. Además, este año ha sido nombrado Académico de Honor de la Real Academia Europea de Doctores y, junto a sus hermanos, es embajador de los Programas de Desarrollo Sostenible de Naciones Unidas. VINOS Y POSTRES Josep Roca tuvo su primer contacto con el vino en la bodega del sótano de la fonda de sus padres, donde no dudaba en charlar con los clientes siendo todavía un niño. Entre juegos, sentó las bases de sus dos grandes talentos: el vino y la sala. Experto en el arte del maridaje y maestro de ceremonias en la sala de El Celler de Can Roca, ha sido Premio Nacional de Gastronomía al Mejor Maître de Sala en 2004, Premio Nacional de Gastronomía y Premio de la Academia Internacional de Gastronomía al Mejor Sumiller en varias ocasiones, y Premio Gueridón de Oro al mejor Maître de Sala en 2013. A Josep le gusta llamarse a sí mismo “camarero de vinos” y, según la crítica, ha alcanzado una idoneidad asociativa entre los platos y los caldos casi infinita. Hoy combina su trabajo en El Celler de Can Roca con la formación, escribe sobre vinos en La Vanguardia y recorre el mundo dando conferencias. Por su parte, Jordi Roca es “el postrero”, como él mismo se define. De los hermanos Roca es el que nació en la última posición y quien llega también en último lugar al comensal. Su forma-

ción en el mundo de lo dulce fue de la mano del talentoso pastelero galés Damian Allsop, quien le proporcionó todas las herramientas necesarias para entender los secretos de una parcela gastronómica que permite “crear y volar”. En los últimos años Jordi no ha dejado de divertirse, soñar, provocar y jugar, en medio de una necesidad absoluta de plasmar su vida en dulce, donde la creatividad llega a través de un paseo, un paisaje, un olor o una emoción. Dentro de su libertad y frescura le gusta jugar al límite. Una fantasía irreverente que llega al final de la comida, donde se rompen los límites entre lo establecido y la fascinación. Jordi Roca ha sido nombrado este año Académico de Honor de la Real Academia Europea de Doctores. En 2014 fue nombrado Mejor Pastelero del Mundo por The World’s 50 Best Awards, y junto a sus hermanos ha recibido la Medalla de Oro al Mérito en Bellas artes en 2015. Uno de los secretos del éxito de El Celler de Can Roca reside en la materia prima. Los hermanos Roca no han renunciado a la tradición, pero tampoco a la innovación, dando por sentado que la cocina más diversa siempre es más sorprendente y divertida. Un juego pasional, inteligente y creativo, en el que los platos son conformados a golpe de compromiso, recibiendo la inspiración de cualquier aspecto de la vida que merezca la pena. En el restaurante de los hermanos Roca, la perfección técnica y estética se dan la mano. Armonía culinaria donde el lujo es la emoción y la naturalidad. Una experiencia única e irrepetible. Es El Celler de Can Roca: su nombre lo dice todo.

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Un exclusivo edificio residencial con gimnasio, jacuzzi, piscina frente al mar y seguridad las 24 horas. El apartamento tiene 2 dormitorios y 2 baños. El área construida es de aproximadamente 125m2 e incluye una plaza doble de parking y un trastero. Cuentan con aire acondicionado frío y calor, bañera de hidromasaje en la suite principal, cocina totalmente amuebladas e incluye todos los electrodomésticos.

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Espléndida mansión ubicada en una posición elevada en la privilegiada comunidad de Sierra Blanca. En la planta baja encontramos un impresionante hall de entrada con cúpulas de estilo marroquí hechas a mano, un patio interior al estilo de La Alhambra, un gran salón con chimenea y acceso directo a las terrazas. También cuenta con un comedor clásico, elegante y muy acogedor; una cocina totalmente equipada con encimera de granito y una segunda entrada independiente para acceder a la zona de la piscina, dos dormitorios con baño y un aseo para invitados. En el sótano hay un gimnasio, sala de cine y juegos, biblioteca, garaje para 4 coches y otro apartamento para el personal con dormitorio en suite y cocina.

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his property is an impressive contemporary villa, timeless and elegant in its form and style, with breathtaking views of the Mediterranean coast, which stretches from Puerto Banus to Gibraltar and the Atlas Mountains from Morocco. Located on a very private and secluded plot of 8,209 m2 with spectacular landscapes with majestic cypresses, pines and cork trees. The house is designed on two levels and finished with materials of the highest quality and the best line engineering systems. The magnificent floor-to-ceiling windows give a beautiful light to the versatile living space.

Esta propiedad es una impresionante villa contemporánea, atemporal y elegante en su forma y estilo, con impresionantes vistas de la costa mediterránea, que se extiende desde Puerto Banús a Gibraltar y las montañas del Atlas desde Marruecos. Ubicado en una parcela muy privada y aislada de 8,209 m2 con paisajes espectaculares, majestuosos cipreses, pinos y alcornoques. La casa está diseñada en dos niveles y terminada con materiales de la más alta calidad y los mejores sistemas de ingeniería. Los magníficos ventanales del piso al techo dan una hermosa luz a la versátil sala de estar.

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agnificent duplex penthouse located in a luxury gated community in The Golden Mile, with spectacular panoramic views of the sea, from Fuengirola to Gibraltar, communal gardens and swimming pool and 5 minutes driving from Marbella Centro. It has 220m2 built, distributed in an entrance hall, 3 bedrooms en suite, the master room with dressing room, spacious and bright living room with direct access to the terraces. 140m2 of terraces facing east, south and west, from you can enjoy sea viewings anywhere in the house. Fully fitted kitchen with dining room, and laundry room. It has also two parking spaces and storage. Living here is a real luxury!

Magnifico ático ubicado en una lujosa urbanización cerrada en La Milla de Oro, con espectaculares vistas panorámicas al mar, desde Fuengirola hasta Gibraltar, con jardines y piscina comunitarios y a 5 minutos conduciendo de Marbella Centro. Tiene 220m2 construidos, distribuidos en espacioso hall de entrada, 3 dormitorios con cuarto de baño en suite y el dormitorio principal con vestidor, amplio y luminoso salón con acceso directo a las terrazas. 140m2 de terrazas con orientación este, sur y oeste, donde se puede disfrutar de vistas al mar desde cualquier lugar de la casa. Cocina completamente equipada, zona de comedor y con lavadero. Dispone de dos plazas de garaje y trastero. ¡Vivir aquí es un autentico lujo!

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Solvilla is a Norwegian property developer and advisory company based in Marbella. Focusing on the prime and highly desirable areas Nueva Andalucia, The Golden Mile and La Quinta, Solvilla is currently building more than 50 new, high quality homes. Boasting a dedicated and professional team of architects, project managers and advisors, Solvilla is a safe and trustworthy partner for clients and collaborators. Perfect for those looking for a holiday home or an exceptional investment property.

OFFICE: +34 952 765 060 MOBILE: +34 627 813 545 EMAIL: info@solvilla.no Hotel Marbella Club, oficina 10 · 29602 · Marbella, Spain · Blvd. Principe Alfonso von Hohenlohe s/n

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The architecture studio Ismael Merida Architects was created in 1996 by Ismael Mérida, an architect graduated from the University of Seville, having his studio in Urb. Marbella Real, office 32, Marbella (ismaelmerida.com). His activity is developed mainly in the Costa del Sol, and has projects spread over the Spanish geography, Lisbon, Casablanca, Tangier, Dominican Republic ... It develops its work fundamentally in the following areas: - Residential: villas and residential complexes - Leisure architecture: Hotels, shopping centres, sports centres, leisure centres and golf resorts. - Author’s architecture, aimed at those clients committed to design, who demand personalised projects and where spatiality and new materials are at the service of the avant-garde. It has a multidisciplinary team that encompasses all fields of architecture: architects, engineers, quantity surveyors, draughtsmen and graphic designers in order to reach all fields of architecture. But if there is one, where this team stands out is in avant-garde design: signature architecture and modern spaces. Its attraction, Orient: as influence Bali, Thailand... They are passionate about Mikonos, Ibiza, the Mediterranean are their roots. Water is the protagonist in their work; it has multiple forms: from a sheet reflecting our facade, to the murmur created by its movement meandering between ditches and canals... or the theatricality of a large waterfall or a lagoon that is confused with infinity. The study and commitment with the Environment where they build, the sensitization towards the environment looking for the integration of the projects with it. It is very important in this way of creating that the work lasts in time. This is what we are looking for: The Fusion of styles and languages; in the search for Harmony. The dialogue between tradition and modernity. And what obsesses this study is the cult of Detail: it is right here where the difference of a great project lies. What stands out in his works: Spatiality: the richness of the spaces as an objective in the design; opposing spaces, double heights, the perspectives they aim to create, their theatricality.

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Riva The only protagonist of the work is its owner. It is he who will enjoy it. For ISMAEL MERIDA ARQUITECTOS a good project is not the one that dazzles our ego, but the one in which we understood his dream, understood what he needed and gave him an answer. That is why we do not have a pre-established style. The form, its aesthetics, will result from this relationship.

Today they say they are fortunate to be immersed in projects that excite them, from an exclusive complex of villas in Ibiza, to a luxury hotel on the golden mile, passing through the first urbanization of villas in Marbella, where the streets are roads, there is no asphalt, there are no cars, only gardens, sports and walks; cars circulate underground: quality of life.

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El estudio de arquitectura ISMAEL MERIDA ARQUITECTOS se creó en 1.996 por Ismael Mérida, arquitecto titulado por la Universidad de Sevilla, teniendo su estudio en Urb. Marbella Real, office 32, Marbella. Su actividad se desarrolla principalmente en la Costa del Sol, y cuenta con proyectos repartidos por la geografía española, Lisboa, Casablanca, Tánger, Republica Dominicana.... Desarrolla su trabajo fundamentalmente en las siguientes áreas: - ­Residencial: villas y complejos residenciales - Arquitectura del ocio: Hoteles, centros comerciales, deportivos, lúdicos y resorts de golf. - Arquitectura de autor, encaminada a aquellos clientes comprometidos con el diseño, que demandan proyectos personalizados y donde la espacialidad y los nuevos materiales estén al servicio de la vanguardia. Cuenta con un equipo multidisciplinar, que engloba todos los campos de la arquitectura: Arquitectos, ingenieros, aparejadores, delineantes y diseñadores gráficos con el fin de llegar a todos los campos de la arquitectura. 54

Pero si hay uno, donde este equipo destaque es en el Diseño vanguardista: arquitectura de autor y espacios modernos. Su atracción, Oriente: como influencia Bali, Tailandia… Les apasiona Mikonos, Ibiza, el Mediterráneo son sus raíces. El Agua es protagonista en su obra; tiene múltiples formas: desde una lámina reflejando nuestra fachada, al murmullo que crea su movimiento serpenteando entre acequias y canales... o la teatralidad de una gran cascada o una laguna que se confunde con el infinito. El estudio y compromiso con el Entorno donde construyen, la sensibilización hacia el medio buscando la integración de los proyectos con el mismo. Es muy importante en esta forma de crear que la obra perdure en el tiempo. Para ello se busca: La Fusión de estilos y lenguajes; en la búsqueda de la Armonía. El diálogo entre tradición y modernidad. Y lo que obsesiona a este estudio es el culto al Detalle: es justo aquí donde radica la diferencia

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de un gran proyecto. Llama la atención en sus obras: La Espacialidad: La riqueza de los espacios como objetivo en el diseño; espacios que se oponen, la doble altura, las perspectivas que quieren crear, su teatralidad. SU FILOSOFÍA El único protagonista de la obra es su propietario. Es él quien la disfrutará. Para ISMAEL MERIDA ARQUITECTOS un buen proyecto no es aquel que deslumbra nuestro ego, sino aquel en el cual entendimos su sueño, comprendimos lo que necesitaba y le dimos una respuesta. Por ello no tenemos un estilo preestablecido. La forma, su estética, resultará de esta relación. Hoy dicen de ser afortunados de estar inmersos en proyectos que les Apasionan, desde un complejo exclusivo de villas en Ibiza, a un hotel de gran lujo en la milla de oro, pasando por la primera urbanización de villas en Marbella, donde las calles son caminos, no hay asfalto, no hay coches, solo jardines, deportes y paseos; los coches circulan underground: calidad de vida.

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Inheritance Tax in Andalusia By Santiago de la Cruz Following the coming into force of Decree-Law 1/2019 on 11 April 2019, inheritance tax has ceased to be a headache for families in Andalusia. For Inheritances, there will be a 99% reduction on the amount of tax payable for properties acquired due to the death of a spouse or direct relative and the regional reductions that were already in force will be maintained, i.e. the 1,000,000 euro reduction on the tax base so that properties acquired through an inheritance up to that maximum amount are not adversely affected, because otherwise these would end up having to pay 1% instead of paying no tax, as explained in the preamble to the regulation. Additionally, for Donations, there will also be a reduction of 99% of the tax charge for acquisitions from spouses and direct relatives meaning that in practice, this tax is practically eliminated for these groups of taxpayer. The regulation has been well-received in the cosmopolitan province of Malaga, especially along its coast, where citizens from all over the world live, reside and periodically visit and own property and assets. We can now tell them that they too have reason to receive this regulation gladly and celebrate the gradual evolution of the perception of inheritance tax from an investment obstacle or barrier to an “almost” forgotten obstacle or barrier. We’re making progress, but we’re not there yet, as we will now see. In 2014, the Ruling of the European Union Court of Justice put an end to inheritance tax discrimination with respect to citizens of the EU because up until that ruling, Inheritance Tax had to be paid on all inheritance and donations from non-residents in Spain applying the State regulations, without the possibility of applying the tax benefits of the autonomous regions. If this ruling hadn’t been passed, Law 26/2014 wouldn’t have been approved and if this Law hadn’t been approved, EU citizens or those from the European Economic Area (EEA) with investments in Andalusia would not be able to benefit from the discounts of the autonomous region of Andalusia today. So today, for an inheritance where the deceased and the heir (parents and children or husband and wife, for example) are EU residents, it will be possible to apply 58

the tax allowances of Andalusian (99% reduction of the tax charge for properties acquired as a result of the death of spouses and direct relatives) if there is some connection with this Region. But, as we were saying, we are making progress but we still have a long way to go. Nationals of countries outside the scope of the European Union or EEA are “still” discriminated against and although various sentences have openly declared that the discrimination of non-EU citizens violates the essential principle of the free movement of capital and consequently EU Law, the legislative change is not “yet” sufficient with respect to these people. The Supreme Court has already expressed its opinion, accepting that the discrimination of non-EU citizens is not possible, thus forcing the acceptance of voluntary tax payments by non-EU citizens with the tax allowances of the Autonomous Region with which they are related. When dealing with the scope of the principle of the free movement of capital, the CJEU did not hesitate to confirm that the 2014 ruling not only eliminated the discrimination of citizens of the EU and the EEA but directly eliminated discrimination regardless of whether the citizen was from the EU or EEA or outside of the EU. There are already binding consultations from the General Directorate of Taxes prioritising EU Law and emphasising the non-exclusion of citizens who do not belong to the EU or EEA. But the Tax Agency is being stubborn and continues to resist the change and in spite of the indications from the European Union through the Commission, it is still fighting it in the Supreme Court’s Chamber for appeals against administrative decisions to see if it can continue to discriminate against non-EU citizens. Hopefully we will soon be able to say, with no ongoing administrative battles, that all citizens -without exceptionswith a connection to Andalusia can benefit from the tax reductions on inheritance and donations contained in the new Andalusian regulations and we can make Marbella and the whole of Malaga even more attractive -if that’s possible- and I am sure it is possible from a tax point of view.

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SOBRE LA REFORMA EL IMPUESTO DE SUCESIONES EN ANDALUCÍA Tras la entrada en vigor del Decreto-ley 1-/2019, el 11 de abril de 2019, el impuesto de sucesiones ha dejado de ser un dolor de cabeza para las familias en la Comunidad andaluza. En la modalidad de Sucesiones, se bonifica el 99% de la cuota del impuesto para las adquisiciones por fallecimiento de cónyuges y parientes directos y se mantienen las reducciones autonómicas que ya estaban vigentes antes, es decir, la reducción de 1.000.000 de euros sobre la base imponible con la finalidad de no perjudicar a las adquisiciones por herencias de hasta dicho importe, ya que de otro modo tendrían que pasar de no tributar a hacerlo por el 1%, tal y como explica la Exposición de motivos de la norma. Además en la modalidad del impuesto de Donaciones se bonifica también el 99% de la cuota del impuesto para adquisiciones por cónyuges y parientes directos con lo que en la práctica supone la casi eliminación del gravamen para estos grupos de contribuyentes. Acogida con satisfacción la norma, en la cosmopolita provincia de Málaga y especialmente en su costa viven, residen o nos visitan periódicamente, ciudadanos de todo el mundo que mantienen propiedades y bienes. Ahora, les podemos decir que también ellos pueden recibir con satisfacción la norma y ver con buenos ojos la paulatina evolución de la percepción del impuesto del impuesto de sucesiones como una traba o barrera de inversión hasta una traba o barrera “casi” olvidada. Hemos avanzado en el camino, pero no hemos terminado de recorrerlo, como veremos a continuación En año 2104 la Sentencia del Tribunal de Justicia de la Unión Europea acabó con la discriminación en el impuesto de sucesiones respecto de ciudadanos de la UE porque hasta dicha sentencia en todas las herencias y donaciones de no residentes en España se debía pagar por el Impuesto de Sucesiones aplicando la normativa estatal y sin posibilidad de aplicar los beneficios fiscales autonómicos. De no haberse dictado esta sentencia no se habría aprobado la Ley 26/2014 y de no haberse aprobado esta Ley los ciudadanos de la UE o del Espacio Económico Europeo (EEE) con intereses en Andalucía no podrían beneficiarse hoy de la rebaja autonómica Andaluza. Así, hoy, en una herencia en la que el fallecido y el heredero (padre e hijo o marido

y esposa, por ejemplo) sean residentes comunitarios, se podrán aplicar los beneficios fiscales de la Comunidad Andaluza (bonificación del 99% de la cuota del impuesto para las adquisiciones por fallecimiento de cónyuges y parientes directos) si con ella existe un punto de conexión. Pero, como decía, hemos avanzado en el camino, pero no hemos terminado de recorrerlo. Los nacionales de países fuera del ámbito de la Unión Europea o del EEE “todavía” son discriminados y aunque varias sentencias han declarado abiertamente que la discriminación de extracomunitarios vulnera un principio esencial como es el de la libre de circulación de capitales y consecuentemente el Derecho de la UE, el cambio legislativo “aun” no es suficiente respecto de ellos. El Tribunal Supremo ya se ha pronunciado aceptando que no es posible la discriminación de extracomunitarios, forzando así el que se acepten autoliquidaciones de extracomunitarios con los beneficios fiscales autonómicas de la Comunidad Autónoma con la que exista conexión. El TJUE al hablar del alcance del principio de libertad de movimientos de capitales no dudaba en afirmar que la sentencia del año 2014 no solo eliminaba la discriminación de ciudadanos de la UE y del Espacio Económico Europeo, eliminaba, sin más, la discriminación con independencia que el ciudadano lo fuera de la UE del EEE o fuera extracomunitario. Existen ya consultas vinculantes de la Dirección General de Tributos jerarquizando el Derecho de la UE y pronunciándose sobre la no exclusión de ciudadanos no pertenecientes a la UE o al EEE. Pero la Hacienda Pública se muestra tozuda y sigue apretando en su sinsentido; y aun a pesar de lo que nos indica la Unión Europea a través de la Comisión mantiene, pugna aun en la Sala de lo Contencioso-Administrativo del Supremo para ver si puede seguir discriminando a los ciudadanos extracomunitarios. Esperamos poder decir que en breve y sin ninguna pugna administrativa todos los ciudadanos -sin más- con un punto de conexión en Andalucía podremos acogernos a los beneficios fiscales en materia de sucesiones y donaciones recogidos en la nueva norma andaluza y podamos hacer algo más atractiva -si cabe, y sí cabe fiscalmente- Marbella y toda Málaga. EXCLUSIVE LIFE MAGAZINE 59

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What’s the true essence of ANTIMA Homes? Why that name? To quote 1937 Nobel Prize winner Albert Szent, “Discovery consists of looking at the same thing as everyone else, and thinking something different.’’ This point of view forms part of our philosophy: Each day we are looking around us to find the extraordinary in the ordinary; the new in the old.” We see the potential in the houses we purchase; the possibilities of creating a unique home. It’s in our DNA: the beauty of new beginnings. This is the legacy of an Antima home. Through this concept and the ambition for new beginnings, Antima was created. We are a family union, incorporating past, present and future generations of the Bredmoe family, and following the path my father taught me: that the essence of our company should be grounded on Generations of Trust. We created the Antima name from the first syllable of the second name of each of our children’s names: Sander Anton, Sivert Tinius, and Synne Marie; and so the brand was born. Each house you create is unique. In this one we’re in now, of colonial style, I can clearly see the display of talent that lies in every detail, from the choice of the location, the interior and exterior renovation of the house, the landscaping, the careful selection of materials and the exquisite taste in decoration... A great team.Tell us, for those who don’t know you... Where did your passion for creating unique homes with the firm ANTIMA come from? Many years ago, I learned that life was more than work, phones and stock prices. I took my family on a long-promised world tour in a 35 metre Explorer yacht, where we learnt that the most important things in life are experiences. We had three kids all under 10 and together we built an amazing salt-water aquarium (we found shells, sand, water…); we went diving for pearls, we saw sand turtles on the beach… all things that awakened our senses, just as our homes do. Our aspiration is that owners of Antima homes can feel alive and enjoy every single detail of their new home. From the moment they wake up to a view of the magnificent sunrise, until bedtime when they can relax with an outlook to the changing hues of the Mediterranean sky at night. Our homes are set in some of the most fantastic locations, always just a few minutes from the beaches of Marbella. We are building environments which evoke the senses: intimate interiors with refined decors and handmade furniture, using exceptional quality of materials and harmoniously intertwined colour schemes. We work hard to synergise the spaces with the natural environment: creating impressive landscapes, like melodies which rise and fall as a waterfall.. .and yet we always take care to create homes that are incredibly functional and comfortable. You’re specialised in ‘Prime Location’ projects and investments... You’re currently opting specifically for the areas of Nueva Andalucía, La Cerquilla, Los Naranjos Golf, Las Brisas... What is the expected growth of your market? What future perspectives do you have on the Costa del Sol? Since 2016 there has been a strong demand for the construction of new villas and 62

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modern apartments in the Marbella area: more specifically in Nueva Andalucía and Las Brisas. And although reports show a slowdown in sales on the Costa del Sol in the second half of last year (2018), they predict a recovery towards the end of this year. Malaga has always been a spearhead in the Spanish real estate market, and one of the most dynamic property investment destinations. However, it’s important to mention factors that have caused intermittent ups and downs in this market, such as the fall in sales suffered by the shock of everything related to Brexit, and the subsequent growth in demand from Scandina-

vian customers, which lead to market recovery. A general upturn in the economy in 2019 together with a decline in debt, lower interest and unemployment rates, have together reinforced the acceleration in the market during these first six months. In Antima’s case, we move in a slightly more stable market. Our owners belong in the high purchase power niche, and are usually impervious to economic changes and price points. How quickly can you make your business grow? We have had exponential growth since 2015 and according to our calculations, are set to grow by

35% during 2020, thanks to new projects that we have underway. I like the perspective you have of looking for the diamond in the rough, the beauty, the potential, and you opted for Marbella as a city to expand and develop your businesses. What’s your strategy for acquiring a villa, for example? Do you only do this on the Costa del Sol, or do you have other areas of expansion in sight? Location is a crucial factor in the decision-making process when choosing our next project; although everything is based on intuition. When EXCLUSIVE LIFE MAGAZINE 63

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to be part of…, to belong…, to grow... They were born in the new era, in the Fourth Industrial Revolution. It is a magnificent generation. A Generation of Trust Any advice for new entrepreneurs? Work hard! What’s the secret to success? Hard work (laughs) What’s success for you? To make others happy

I visit a potential property, I can quickly detect its potential: I like to call it a connection, just like love at first sight… it’s a second, a click, and immediately I know: this will be an Antima home. Of course it’s important that we do not leave out the important economic details that need to be considered before making the final decision. We currently have projects in Marbella, Ibiza, London, Oslo and Los Angeles. Helene Forbes Flenei, co-founder of Christians & Hennie (Interior Designer), met your father. She says that he was a very strong, solid, trustworthy man... and she describes him as a gentleman. I suppose that, like father, like son, and the result of the passion and work of the Brendmoe family can be enjoyed in each of ANTIMA’s creations. Do you feel identified with your father? With his values? A value that your father and you share. My father instilled and educated me with his strong values: respect, honesty, sincerity, family, loyalty and trust. These values have accompanied me in every step I have taken in my life, whether in business or in my personal and family relationships. These are the values that I share with my wife, Hanne, and that our children have learned and inherited from us. In addition, our philosophy and passion have driven the growth of the Antima family. We have carefully selected great professionals who share our values. Together we are a strong and stable team working as one. I can proudly say that Antima is a family company.

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How do you see the youth of today? I have my children as examples: honest, hardworking, responsible and committed. They want

When did you create Antima Charity Foundation, and why? As Henry David Thoreau said: “What is the use of a house if you haven’t got a tolerable planet to put it on?” Antima Charity Foundation was created in 2015. Collaborating with different organisations around the world, we campaign against poverty, animal rights and environmental issues. I consider myself a very lucky person. I believe that life has given me a great deal and that every day it continues to offer me new opportunities to grow. And because of this I strongly believe in giving back; in projecting my gratitude and supporting these causes with my little grain of sand. What prompted you to invest in the Costa del Sol? I have spent many summers in Marbella with my family. We loved to come and enjoy the climate, the people, the food, and I knew the area very well. So when we decided to grow Antima and start building in beautiful enclaves around Europe, it was something we didn’t even have to think twice about, we wanted to be able to spend as much time here as possible. After living in Marbella for some years, do you feel integrated in the Spanish culture? Absolutely. Food, sunshine, and a convivial atmosphere, are amongst the external factors that have contributed to an improved quality of life for us. But even more important, as a family, is how quickly our children have adapted to life here. This was the definitive in making us feel part of this wonderful city. Do you speak Spanish? Un poquito ….(laughter) Any particular hobby? Sports, travels and music Villa Jazmin. Property available. Enquiries to marketing@antima.no

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¿Cuál es la verdadera esencia de ANTIMA Homes?, ¿Por qué ese nombre? Permíteme que para contestar a esta pregunta utilice palabras del Premio Nobel, Albert Szent: “Descubrir consiste en mirar lo que todo el mundo mi, y pensar de forma diferente” , y para nosotros es esencial este punto de vista, “cada día miramos a nuestro alrededor para encontrar los extraordinario en lo ordinario, lo nuevo en lo viejo” Antima tiene como seña de identidad el poder ver el potencial y las posibilidades de las casas que compramos para crear nuestros hogares, nuestro AND está en la belleza de los nuevos comienzos. Así surgió Antima, una unión familiar que refleja la illusion de los nuevos comienzos, incorporando a las nuevas generaciones Bredmoe como esencia de la compañía, tal como hizo mi padre conmigo, siguiendo con el legado de una Generación de Confianza, por ello, la primera sílaba del segundo nombre de cada uno de nuestros hijos ha compuesto el nombre de nuestra marca y por tanto, nuestra esencia: Sander Anton, Sivert Tinius, y Synne Marie.

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Cada casa que creáis es única. En esta en la que nos encontramos, de estilo colonial, desde luego veo el despliegue de talento que hay detrás de cada detalle, desde la elección de la ubicación de la vivienda, la renovación interior y exterior de la casa, el paisajismo y la cuidada selección de materiales, el exquisito gusto en la decoración… Un gran equipo. Cuéntanos para los que no te conozcan ¿De dónde te nació tu pasión por crear casas únicas con la firma ANTIMA? Hace mucho tiempo aprendí que la vida era más que trabajo, teléfonos y los precios de las acciones.... Llevé a mi familia a recorrer el mundo en un yate explorador de 35 metros de eslora, donde entendí que lo más importante en la vida son las experiencias ya que teníamos 3 hijos menores de 10 años con los que construimos un increíble acuario de agua salada (encontramos conchas, arena, agua...), fuimos a bucear en busca de perlas, vimos tortugas de arena en la playa.... cosas que provocaban todos los sentidos....como nuestras casas. Queremos que los propietarios de un hogar de Antima puedan sentir, vivir y disfrutar de cada detalle de su nuevo hogar, desde el momento en que se despiertan con las vistas de un magnífico amanecer hasta que se acuestan con los románticos colores del cielo azul mediterráneo que nos proporcionan las fantásticas localizaciones que elegimos, y todo a sólo unos minutos de las playas de Marbella. Construimos un ambiente perfecto para los sentidos: un interior acogedor con una decoración refinada y muebles hechos a mano, la excepcional calidad de los materiales elegidos, la armonía de los colores entrelazados, la fusión con el entorno creando paisajes impresionantes, las melodías que surgen con el agua de las cascadas,…y todo ello siendo muy funcional y confortable. Estáis especializados en proyectos e inversiones “Prime Location”… Actualmente estáis apostando concretamente por las zonas de Nueva Andalucía, La Cerquilla, Los Naranjos Golf, Las Brisas… ¿Cuál es el crecimiento esperado de tu mercado?, ¿Qué previsión de futuro tienes en La Costa del Sol? Desde el año 2016 existe una fuerte demanda de nuevas villas y apartamentos modernos construidos en la zona de Marbella, más concretamente

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en Nueva Andalucía y Las Brisas. Existen informes que recogen una desaceleración de las ventas en la Costa del Sol en la segunda mitad del año pasado, pudiendo apreciar su recuperación a finales del año. Málaga ha sido la punta de lanza de España por ser siempre uno de los mercados inmobiliarios más dinámicos del país pero podríamos mencionar varios factores por los cuales sufre altibajos intermitentes, como pudo ser la caída de las ventas sufridas por la conmoción de todo lo referente al Brexit como factor de desaceleración o el crecimiento de la demanda de clientes escandinavos como factor recuperador. La aceleración económica generalizada de este año 2019 con descensos de a deuda, la bajada de los tipos de interés y de la tasa de desempleo han reforzado el dinamismo de estos primeros seis meses. En nuestro caso, nos movemos en un mercado ligeramente más estable, ya que nuestros propietarios pertenecen a los nichos de alto poder adquisitivo, que suele ser menos sensible a los cambios económicos e insensible al precio. ¿Cuán rápido puedes hacer crecer tu negocio? Hemos tenido un crecimiento exponencial desde el año 2015, por lo que, según nuestros cálculos, creceremos un 35% en el próximo año 2020 gracias a los nuevos proyectos que ya están en marcha. Me gusta la perspectiva que tienes de buscar el diamante en bruto, la belleza, el potencial y apostasteis por Marbella como una ciudad para expandir y desarrollar vuestros negocios. ¿Cuál es tu estrategia de adquisición de una villa por ejemplo?, ¿Esto lo hacéis solamente en La Costa del Sol o tenéis otros puntos de expansión a la vista? La localización es el factor crucial para tomar la decisión de visitar la propiedad, pero después todo se basa en intuición. Cuando realizamos visitas para comprar propiedades, detecto rápidamente el potencial, me gusta llamarlo conexión. Es como si sintiera que caigo enamorado o amor a primera vista....es un segundo, un clic y enseguida lo sé: esté será un hogar de Antima Por supuesto no me olvido de los importantes detalles económicos que evidentemente están encima de la mesa para la toma final de la decisión. En estos momentos tenemos proyectos en Marbella, Ibiza, Londres, Oslo y Los Angeles. Helene Forbes Flenei, co-founder of Christians & Hennie (Interior Designer), conoció a tú padre. Ella afirma que era un hombre muy fuerte, solido, digno de confianza… y ella lo describe como un “gentleman”. Supongo que de tal palo tal astilla y el resultado de la pasión y el trabajo de la Familia Brendmoe, lo podemos disfru-

tar en cada una de las creaciones que hace ANTIMA. ¿Te identificas con tu padre?, ¿Con sus valores?, ¿Un valor común entre tú y tu padre? Mi padre me inculcó y educó bajo sus fuertes valores: respecto, honradez, sinceridad, amor a la familia, lealtad y confianza. Estos valores me han acompañado en cada paso que ido dando en mi vida, ya sea para los negocios como para mis relaciones personales y familiares. Valores que pude ver en mi mujer, Hanne, y que nos gusta pensar, y así lo comprobamos cada día, que nuestros hijos han heredado y aprendido de nosotros. Pero además, nuestro crecimiento ha impulsado que el crecimiento de la familia Antima, habiendo elegido grandes profesionales que también comparten estos valores siendo ahora un equipo fuerte y estable que rema en la misma dirección. Antima es una empresa familiar. ¿Cómo ves a la juventud de hoy en día? Tengo a mis hijos como ejemplo: honestos, trabajadores, responsables y comprometidos. Quieren ser parte de..., pertenecer..., crecer... Nacieron en la nueva era, en la Cuarta Revolución Industrial. Es una generación magnífica. Es una generación de confianza

ve un hogar si no tienes un planeta tolerante donde pornerlo?” La Fundación Antima Charity fue creada en 2015 para colabora con diferentes organizaciones de todo el mundo para trabajar contra la pobreza, en favor de los derechos de los animales y los factores medioambientales. Me considero una persona muy afortunada. Creo que la vida me ha dado mucho y que cada día me sigue ofreciendo nuevas oportunidades de crecer, por lo que creo fielmente en que debo intentar poder proyectar mi gratitud pudiendo apoyar estas causas con mi granito de arena. ¿Qué te impulso a invertir en La Costa del Sol? He veraneando durante muchos años en Marbella, a la familia nos encantaba venir a disfrutar del clima, la gente, la comida, ... Conocía muy bien la zona, por ello, cuando decidimos hacer crecer Antima y empezar a construir en hermosos enclaves dentro de Europa, fue algo en lo que ni siquiera tuvimos que pensar, queríamos poder pasar el mayor tiempo posible aquí.

¿Cuál es el secreto para el éxito? Trabajar duro (risas)

Viviendo estos años en Marbella, ¿Te sientes integrado en la cultura española? Absolutamente. Los factores externos como son la comida, el sol, la alegría de la gente, etc., nos han ayudado a mejorar nuestra calidad de vida; pero lo más importante, como familia, lo rápido que se amoldaron nuestros hijos fue definitivo para sentirnos parte de esta maravillosa cuidad.

¿Qué es el éxito para ti? Ser capaz de hacer feliz a los demás

¿Hablas español? Un poquito ….(ríe)

¿Cuándo creaste la Fundación Antima y por qué? Como dijo Henry David Thoreau: “¿De qué sir-

¿Algún hobby en particular? Deportes, viajar y la música

¿Algún consejo a los nuevos emprendedores? ¡Trabaja duro!

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he exterior of these luxury yachts is a challenge in itself when navigating the waves, while the interior could be considered the ultimate expression of luxury attainable to very few. Equipped down to the last detail, they can be seen in the marinas of coastal cities all over the world, although they are built to live intense adventures on the high seas. Russian oligarchs, royalty, important businessmen, and Asian or Arab multi-millionaires are the owners of these vessels that fill the seas and oceans with ostentation. They are the most luxurious boats, and their owners have turned them into authentic temples of rest and relaxation. LADY MOURA, $210 MILLION Lady Moura is a private yacht owned by Nasser Ibrahim Al-Rashid, the advisor to the Saudi royal family. With a degree and a PhD from the University of Texas, this Arab tycoon is a patron who dedicates part of his fortune to promoting culture throughout the world. The yacht has its name and escutcheon carved in gold, and a beautiful outdoor pool that

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can also be covered, depending on its users’ preferences at any given time. With a capacity for 30 guests and 60 crew members, celebrities such as the former American president, George H. W. Bush, have been on this ship. RISING SUN, $290 MILLION This superyacht was designed by Jon Bannenberg and built by the German shipyard, Lürssen, for the American entrepreneur and philanthropist, Larry Ellison, who is the founder of the technology company, Oracle Corporation. In March of this year, Ellison was included as the fourth richest person in the USA and the seventh in the world, with an estimated fortune of more than $66 billion. One of his latest donations was to the University of Southern California, to which he gave $200 million in order to create a cancer research centre. The yacht is one of the largest in the world. It has a surface area of 8,000 m2 and 82 rooms distributed on various levels. One singular feature is the basketball court on the main deck, which can also serve as a helipad.

PELORUS, $300 MILLION Pelorus measures 115 metres in length and is so large that it houses a small collection of smaller vessels. Its owner is the Chinese tycoon, Sammy Tak Lee, the largest shareholder in the Shaftesbury Group, dedicated to real estate operations. According to Forbes, in February this year his assets amounted to almost $4 billion. The yacht was designed by Tim Heywood, and built by Lürssen in Germany. It has two helipads, zero-speed stabilisers, and a mobile wall in the master suite which can be lowered to convert the room into a private terrace. MOTOR YACHT A, $300 MILLION Designed by Philippe Starck and engineered by the naval architect, Martin Francis, the owner of this ostentatious yacht is the Russian entrepreneur, Andrey Melnichenko. His personal fortune is estimated at $13.9 billion, which positions him in the 90th position in the world list of millionaires in Forbes magazine. Melnichenko’s assets include majority stakes in the world’s leading fertiliser producer, and one of the world’s leading coal energy companies.

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The master suite of his yacht measures 2,500 square feet. Additionally, it has three swimming pools, six suites, and sliding walls to transform the spaces according to the time of day. More than 30 crew members provide service to the entrepreneur and his guests. AL SAID, $305 MILLION Al Said is one of the most impressive vessels in the world. Its owner is the Sultan Qaboos of Oman, a key figure in the equilibrium between the East and the West. With interiors designed by Redman Whiteley Dixon, the yacht is noteworthy for its concert hall, which is large enough to accommodate an orchestra of fifty musicians. In addition, it can reach up to 22 knots, and has a capacity for 70 guests and 154 crew members. SERENE, $330 MILLION Serene’s owner is Mohammed bin Salman, the crown prince of Saudi Arabia, who also serves as the country’s Deputy Prime Minister, among other positions. This superyacht has a surface area of almost 4,500 m2, distributed on seven decks. There is a cinema on board to see the latest releases, a spa to relax in and even a wood oven to make pizzas at sea.

DILBAR, $600 MILLION Dilbar is a superyacht that combines elegance, sophistication and glamour. Built by the German shipyard, Lürssen, and designed by Espen Oeino, its owner is the Russian tycoon of Uzbek origin, Alisher Usmanov. With a fortune of about 13 billion dollars, Usmanov was one of the shareholders of Arsenal Football Club, which led him to become the third richest man in Russia. Dilbar can sail at a speed of over 22 knots, and accommodate 40 guests and a crew of at least 80 people. Its indoor pool of over 180 cubic metres, is the largest of all luxury yachts built to date. AZZAM, $600 MILLION Azzam, with its almost 180 metres in length, is one of the longest superyachts in the world. Its owner is Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the current President of the United Arab Emirates, who ranks third in the list of richest rulers on the planet, according to Forbes magazine. A sports enthusiast, mainly of horse and camel racing, which could be what led him to acquire a yacht that can reach the impressive speed of 30 knots. Regarding its interior, the designer Christophe Leoni has defined it as “sophisticated and luxurious, with a style of the Empire at the turn of the century.”

ECLIPSE, $1.5 BILLION Eclipse is owned by the Russian billionaire, Roman Abramovich, whose fortune comes mainly from oil. Abramovich is also the owner of the Premier League football club, Chelsea. Among the billionaire’s indulgences are luxury yachts. Eclipse measures 170 metres, has two helipads, eleven guest suites, two swimming pools, a disco, several jacuzzis, three boats and a mini submarine which can descend to around 50 metres. For this luxury vessel to work perfectly, a crew of 70 people is needed. Built by the shipbuilder Blohm+Voss, based in Germany, the vessel is an authentic refuge. It has modern intrusion detection systems, armoured glass and even a missile defense system. It is said that Abramovich is a generous man, who lends the yacht to the players of Chelsea F.C. on request, with the condition that they give an excellent performance in their matches. Despite the immense size of these superyachts, it is not easy to come across one of them sailing on the high seas. Those who are lucky enough to have seen them pass by can understand instantly why a few days sailing can indisputably become the best possible vacation.

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l exterior de los yates de lujo es todo un desafío al surcar las olas, mientras que su interior puede considerarse la máxima expresión de un lujo al alcance de muy pocos. Equipados hasta el más mínimo detalle, se les puede ver en los puertos deportivos de ciudades costeras en todo el mundo, aunque están hechos para vivir intensamente la aventura en alta mar. Oligarcas rusos, miembros de la realeza, importantes hombres de negocio y multimillonarios orientales y árabes son los dueños de estas embarcaciones que llenan de ostentación mares y océanos. Estos son los barcos de mayor lujo y los propietarios que los han convertido en auténticos templos de descanso y relax. Lady Moura, 210 millones de dólares Lady Moura es un yate privado propiedad de Nasser Ibrahim Al-Rashid, asesor de la familia real saudí. Licenciado y doctorado en la Universidad de Texas, este magnate árabe es un mecenas que dedica parte de su fortuna a la promoción de la cultura en todo el mundo. El yate tiene su nombre y escudo esculpidos en oro y una preciosa piscina que puede techarse o quedar al aire libre dependiendo de los gustos de los usuarios en cada momento. Con capacidad para 30 invitados y 60 miembros de la tripulación, por este barco han pasado personalidades como el presidente de los EE.UU. George H. W. Bush. Rising Sun, 290 millones de dólares Diseñado por Jon Bannenberg y construido por el astillero alemán Lürssen, el dueño de este yate de lujo es el empresario y filántropo estadounidense Larry Ellison, fundador de la empresa tecnológica Oracle Corporation. En marzo de este año, Ellison fue incluido como la cuarta persona más rica de los EE.UU. y la séptima del mundo, con una fortuna estimada de más de 66.000 millones de dólares. Una de sus últimas donaciones fue a la Universidad del Sur de California, a quien otorgó 200 millones de dólares para crear un centro de investigación del cáncer. El yate que ostenta es uno de los más grandes del mundo. Cuenta con 8.000 m2 y 82 habitaciones distribuidas en varios niveles. Como curiosidad, dispone de una cancha de baloncesto en la cubierta principal, que puede hacer las veces de helipuerto. Pelorus, 300 millones de dólares Pelorus cuenta con 115 metros de longitud y es tan grande que acoge en su interior a una pequeña colección de embarcaciones más pequeñas. Su propietario es el magnate chino Sammy Tak Lee, el mayor accionista del fon-

do inglés Shaftesbury, dedicado a operaciones inmobiliarias. Según Forbes, en febrero de este año su patrimonio ascendía a casi 4.000 millones de dólares. El yate que ostenta fue diseñado por Tim Heywood y construido por Lürssen en Alemania. Tiene dos helipuertos, estabilizadores de velocidad y una pared móvil en la suite principal que puede bajarse y transformar la estancia en una terraza privada. Motor Yacht A, 300 millones de dólares Diseñado por Philippe Starck, con la participación del arquitecto Martin Francis, el propietario de este ostentoso yate es el empresario ruso Andrey Melnichenko. Su fortuna personal está estimada en 13.800 millones de dólares, lo que le hace ocupar el puesto número 90 de la lista mundial de millonarios en la revista Forbes. Entre los bienes de Melnichenko se incluyen acciones en el primer productor mundial de fertilizantes y una de las principales productoras de carbón a nivel mundial. La habitación principal de su barco mide 2.500 pies cuadrados. Además, el yate posee tres piscinas, seis suites y paredes corredizas para transformar los espacios según el momento del día. Más de 30 miembros de la tripulación ofrecen servicio al empresario y sus invitados. Al Said, 305 millones de dólares Al Said es una de las embarcaciones más impresionantes del mundo. Su propietario es el Sultán Qaboos de Omán, hombre clave en el equilibrio entre Oriente y Occidente. Con unos interiores diseñados por Redman Whiteley Dixon, el barco llama la atención por su sala de conciertos, lo suficientemente grande como para acoger a una orquesta de medio centenar de músicos. Además, el yate alcanza 22 nudos de velocidad y tiene una capacidad para 70 invitados y 154 miembros de la tripulación. Serene, 330 millones de dólares El propietario de Serene es Mohamed bin Salmán, el príncipe heredero de Arabia Saudita, que también desempeña el puesto de viceprimer ministro del país, entre otros cargos. La embarcación cuenta con casi 4.500 m2 distribuidos en siete cubiertas. No falta una sala de cine dentro del barco para ver los últimos estrenos, un relajante spa e incluso un horno de leña para hacer pizzas en alta mar. Dilbar, 600 millones de dólares Dilbar es un barco que sabe aunar elegancia, sofisticación y glamour. Construido por el astillero alemán Lürssen y diseñado por Espen Oeino, su propietario es el magnate ruso de origen uzbeko Alisher Usmanov. Con una for-

tuna de unos 13 billones de dólares, Usmanov es, además de uno de los mayores accionistas del club de fútbol londinense del Arsenal, lo que le ha llevado a convertirse en el tercer hombre más rico de Rusia. Dilbar puede navegar a una velocidad de más de 22 nudos y tiene capacidad para 40 invitados y una tripulación de al menos 80 personas. Su piscina cubierta, de más de 180 metros cúbicos, es la más grande de todos los yates de lujo construidos hasta el momento. Azzam, 600 millones de dólares Azzam es, con sus casi 180 metros de longitud, uno de los barcos más largos del mundo. Su propietario es el jeque Jalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, actual presidente de los Emiratos Árabes Unidos, que ocupa el tercer puesto en el listado de gobernantes más ricos del planeta según la revista Forbes. Apasionado de los deportes, principalmente de las carreras de caballos y camellos, quizá sea éste el motivo que le ha llevado a adquirir un barco que puede alcanzar la impresionante velocidad de 30 nudos. Respecto a su interior, el diseñador Christophe Leoni lo ha definido como “sofisticado y lujoso, de un estilo del Imperio del cambio de siglo”. Eclipse, 1.500 millones de dólares Eclipse es propiedad del multimillonario ruso Román Abramóvich, cuya fortuna procede principalmente del petróleo. Abramóvich es, además, el dueño del equipo de fútbol inglés del Chelsea. Entre los gustos del millonario se encuentran los yates de lujo. Eclipse mide 170 metros, tiene dos helipuertos, once suites para invitados, dos piscinas, una discoteca, varios jacuzzis, tres lanchas y un mini submarino con el que se puede descender hasta unos 50 metros. Para que esta embarcación de lujo funcione a la perfección es necesaria una tripulación de 70 personas. Construido por el constructor naval Blohm + Voss, con sede en Alemania, el barco es una auténtico refugio. Posee modernos sistemas de detección de intrusos, vidrios blindados y hasta un sistema de defensa antimisiles. Dicen que Abramóvich es un hombre generoso, que deja a los jugadores del Chelsea que lo solicitan el barco, con la condición de que presenten un excelente rendimiento en los partidos. A pesar del inmenso tamaño que tienen estos yates de lujo, no es fácil encontrarse con uno de ellos navegando por alta mar. Quienes tienen la suerte de haberles visto pasar entienden al instante por qué unas jornadas de navegación pueden convertirse, sin duda, en las mejores vacaciones posibles. EXCLUSIVE LIFE MAGAZINE 77

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anorama, Marbella’s longest-established real estate agency, was founded in 1970, and has earned a reputation for providing a highly professional and quality service that stands alongside those of the best agencies in the world. What most people are unaware of is that Christopher Clover, Panorama’s owner and Managing Director, comes from a three generation-old family of real estate agents and entrepreneurs. The fourth generation of professionals, Christopher’s children, Alex and Katinka, are also key members of Panorama’s team who joined the company after the turn of this century.

Christopher’s grandfather, Burtt Byron Clover, was one of the first golf course developers in the United States, and a developer of single-family homes in Chicago. In 1.904, he founded B.B. Clover and Company, a real estate and property development company. In 1952, when B.B. retired, he opened Clover Realty Company in Charlottesville, Virginia with his son, Christopher’s father, Williston (Bill) L. Clover, who continued the family tradition for over 40 years. In 1968 Bill bought Panorama International, an international real estate company based in Washington D.C.

Panorama International was the first company to offer international properties and developments to investors in the United States. The company distinguished itself by selling second and retirement homes in Mexico, the Caribbean, France, Morocco, and most notably Spain. It established the first international real estate office in Marbella in 1970 and shortly thereafter, offices in Mexico City and Mallorca. It was the first real estate agency to ever organise inspection flights to the Costa del Sol. The buyers came in droves, inspired by Bill EXCLUSIVE LIFE MAGAZINE 81

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Clover’s professionalism, integrity and reputation, as well as Spain’s unique allure and its excellent comparative prices. In 1971 Christopher joined his father and brother (Williston H. Clover) at Panorama International in Washington DC. Armed with a strong linguistic background and after gaining extensive experience, Chris arrived in Spain in February 1973, taking charge of the Marbella office. In that same year, Chris expanded the Spanish office to concentrate on the listing and sale of prestige properties in the Marbella area to an international market. In 1975 Panorama International closed its Washington DC office due to a combination of a strong recession and new securities legislation that made it impossible to continue the business as it had been originally structured. From its base in Marbella, Panorama has accomplished a lot, from finding and managing proper-

THE GUIDING PRINCIPLES OF PANORAMA ARE THE FAMILY VALUES OF FAIR, HONEST AND

TRANSPARENT DEALING ties for Royalty to managing the acquisition on behalf of the Foreign Ministry of Saudi Arabia for an Embassy building in Tokyo. Major deals have included selling large tracts of land on the Costa del Sol to prime office buildings in Madrid and London. Over the years, Panorama has sold properties to clients from forty different countries. Today, Panorama has two offices on Marbella’s prestigious Golden Mile, and this year has embarked in an exciting new joint venture with the prestigious Puente Romano Hotel. This partnership has formed Puente Romano Real Estate, with its sales office now open adjacent to the hotel reception.

Truly keeping up with their international clientele, their 27 staff members speak thirteen different languages. Christopher: “The guiding principles of Panorama are the family values of fair, honest and transparent dealing, accompanied by a lot of hard work, as taught by my father to me and by his father to him. Any success we have had is thanks to following these principles carefully, and to our dedicated and talented staff, the invaluable support of our many friends, our ability to adapt to changing markets, and to learn from and collaborate with our competitors.” EXCLUSIVE LIFE MAGAZINE 83

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BREGUET &

RACE FOR WATER A year in review

Swiss fine watchmaker Montres Breguet and Race for Water, a foundation to preserve water, held a conference in Lausanne, Switzerland. The two partners marked the first year of collaboration and talked about the innovative solutions that can be adopted before plastic waste enters the marine environment. Breguet joined Race for Water as the main sponsor of “Odyssey 2017-2021” with a crucial mission for the oceans. Breguet committed to support the Race for Water and to contribute to raising awareness among the decision-makers and general public, 86

as well as educating the young generations. The Race for Water vessel, powered by a mix of solar, hydrogen, and kite energies, has travelled with stopovers in several islands and coastal cities demonstrating that clean energy transition is a reality. Plastic waste is the problem and the solution. The Race for Water scientific research proved that “plastic islands” do not exist. Micro particles of plastic drift in the ocean; while only 1% of the plastic remains at the surface. The Foundation is working towards offering solution for preserving the oceans from plastic pollution, a genuine envi-

ronmental disaster on a planetary scale. “The solution is on land”, explains Marco Simeoni, Founder and CEO of the Race for Water Foundation. “Combined action is essential in preventing plastic waste from reaching the waterways and the oceans through the development of sustainable social models and business models that inspire its collection. We have come up with a technology capable of transforming end-of-life plastics into energy. The sale of this energy will allow the community to pay the street collectors and encourage them to pick up end-of-life plastics”.

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Breguet Marine Chronographe 5527

MARINE BY BREGUET, AN OUTSTANDING MARITIME COLLECTION Marine by Breguet ticks to the rhythm of the ocean swell and the light currents of the trade winds: a combination of a timeless aesthetic and technical performance in Breguet’s time-honoured tradition. This collection is firmly rooted in the fundamentals of Breguet’s heritage. Back in the late Eighteenth century, Abraham-Louis Breguet, determined the essentials in the art of fashioning timepieces: reliability and legibility. His many technical innovations, were designed to optimize chronometry and its applications. In 1815, King Louis XVIII of France recognized the exceptional qualities of Abraham-Louis Breguet’s marine chronometers, appointing him Chronometer-maker to the French royal navy. The success of the royal expeditions was in part dependent on the reliability of his naval watches – both a great honour and a heavy responsibility. The links between the House of Breguet and the French navy are as tangible as they have always been.

Breguet Marine Lady 9518

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Glashütte Original Legendary design in fiery orange

Glashütte Original presents new annual edition: Sixties and Sixties Panorama Date. The Sixties line presents legendary 1960s design and embodies the art of Glashütte Original watchmaking, whose traditions date back to 1845. Lively and extrovert, dedicated to the spirit of the times today, it is certainly not something for fans of nostalgia. It was only in 2018 that the popular line saw the first of its striking annual editions. The fascinating green versions inspired watch and design enthusiasts all over the world. Today Glashütte Original delivers an exciting sequel to this success story: for its annual edition 2019, the German manufactory presents the Sixties and Sixties Panorama Date in multi-faceted orange. The new orange Sixties and Sixties Panorama Date underscore the line’s unmistakable retro-chic identity. The watch face presents its signature curvature, from the dial and the hands to the sapphire crystal, anti-reflective on both side. Arabic numerals, diamond-cut indexes, manually applied hour markers and hands highlighted with Super-LumiNova add harmonious accents. Idiosyncratic and yet stylish – this holds true not just for the details but for the dial as a whole. Starting from a golden yellow at the centre, the colour flows across the curved surface, changing to fiery orange and red before reaching the black perimeter. The result is luminous vivacity, warmth and energy. Credit for this impressive ensemble of different hues – also known as the dégradé effect – goes to the experts at Glashütte Original’s own dial manufactory in Pforzheim. Available at Tourbillon Puerto Banús Muelle Ribera, Casa O, Local 5. Tel: +34 952 81 38 37 · www.tourbillon.com

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BLANCPAIN A ceramic face for the Fifty Fathoms

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Blancpain is reinterpreting its Fifty Fathoms, the iconic diver’s watch that has inspired the entire genre since its launch in 1953. The 2019 edition retains the sporty and distinguished character of its peers, to which it adds a touch of chic and high-tech with a red gold case and a ceramic dial. The Fifty Fathoms is one of Blancpain’s emblematic models. Its roots in history are such that the Manufacture makes it a point of honour to continue developing it in such a way as to satis-

fy every expectation of diving and water sports enthusiasts. This year, Blancpain has decided to introduce a stylish version by opting for a precious case in satin-brushed red gold. For the first time in the collection, the dial of this new product is attired in blue ceramic. Through this unique combination of materials and colours, Blancpain achieves a bold double alliance. Resolutely technical with its ceramic dial, as well as luxurious with its red gold case and the

meticulous finishing of its movement, the new Fifty Fathoms Automatique is teamed with a blue calf leather strap, an additional detail evoking the inseparable link between Blancpain and the splendours of the seabed. Available at Tourbillon Puerto Banús Muelle Ribera, Casa O, Local 5. Tel: +34 952 81 38 37 www.tourbillon.com EXCLUSIVE LIFE MAGAZINE 89

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DR. ANA PEDROL AND DR. BRUNO PEREIRA THE DIRECTORS OF ØNE SHARE A VISION:

We believe that the smile and the face mirror who we are and how we feel. If we feel sad we look down, our shoulders also point down, or when we feel excited our eyes are wide open and our body energized. Scientific studies show that it also works the other way around, meaning that, our outside also reflects in our inside. By changing the body posture for example, it affects how we feel. Here is an easy example: if we take a deep breath and focus our attention in our breathing, it relaxes us immediately. Or if we bring the chin up, our chest out and our shoulders up for a while, super heroe posture makes us feel more confident immediately. The same thing happens with the smile. We can start to change how we feel by just smiling. This tells a lot about the power of the smile and how it can shape our life’s. If we don’t feel comfortable about our smile we won’t be a confident person. This issue can shape our personality, career and opportunities. We truly believe that “we don’t smile because we are happy, we are happy because we smile” and that’s what makes our profession so passionate.

Øne Clinic is dedicated to facial aesthetics, treating the smile and the face as a whole, unique for every person respecting nature with and holistic and organic approach. Traditionally, when someone tries to improve his or her smile they often go to a dentist they might have heard about. Once the smile is treated, more often than not, they realize that the teeth are too white and too big and perfectly aligned and there is a lack of harmony and balance to the face. The smile is the centrepiece of beauty, and with that in mind the smile needs to balance and enhance facial aesthetics, not detract it. When the aesthetic dentist works side to side with the plastic surgeon to enhance facial aesthetics, the outcome is more natural since balance and harmony all starts with the face and both specialists work towards one goal. The lips and teeth cannot be treated separately, otherwise, we will never achieve a truly organic and natural result. By working together, the Aesthetic dentist can create beautiful smiles that harmonize with the face. Øne is more than a clinic it’s a place designed to take care of the wellbeing.

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Robert

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rom age ten to fifteen, Robert spent his summers working at his father’s engineering plant, becoming a gifted engineer in fine micro precision tooling. At age sixteen Robert worked in a pawn shop, learning about diamonds and their values, as well as how to trade them in the industry. After university, Robert opened Diamonds on Rodeo on Rodeo Drive in the heart of Beverly Hills, where he continued to learn the art of fine jewels. It was during this time that he secured the first of his Presidential Commissions with President Ronald Reagan, and his clients since then have included both royalty and heads of state. Robert became the first American to be CEO of the Crown Jeweler, serving Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth, and caring for the crown jewels at the Tower of London. His other royal commissions included the evaluation of the Royal Crown of India, the making of the Malaysian Crown Jewels, and the recreation of the Marie Antoinette Necklace. Along the way, Robert developed a trusted reputation for quality and discretion, and has been honored to handle some of the finest gemstones in existence, including the Cleopatra Sapphire, the Heart of the Kingdom Ruby, and the 665 Carat Imperial Emerald. Robert further refined his expertise by traveling the world and learning from the great masters of different disciplines. Robert befriended Master Diamond Cutter Gabi Tolkowsky, from whom he learned the artistry of different cutting styles. He also learned how Gabi cut the largest blue diamond in the world. In Bogota, Colombia, Robert studied under Master Emerald Cutter Adolfo Argotty. From Thailand to America, he learned the art of cutting sapphires and rubies. Robert’s wide-ranging experiences in the industry have given him a keen eye for finding the finest cutters, artisans and master craftsmen. He has spent his life assembling a team whose combined experience, talent, and passion to achieve beyond the limits of today’s bounds has served to produce flawless color gem treasures. Recently, Robert was honored by having a necklace specially selected for permanent placement in the National Gem Collection at The Smithsonian Institute. EXCLUSIVE LIFE MAGAZINE 95

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Robert was appointed by Lord Balfour, prior to his death, to continue his incredible legacy by producing future editions of the highly esteemed, industry standard, publication of Famous Diamonds. His mission is to discover new rarities and hunt for missing diamond treasures. In doing so he has had the privilege of handling diamonds never before beheld by the public, including some of the largest colored diamonds in the world. Continuously pursuing the discovery of natural, brilliant colored gemstones furthers Robert’s efforts to create stunning designs that exemplify beauty and serve to fund his philanthropic efforts. Among other tireless efforts, the proceeds of sales from his collaborations with Angelina Jolie and Brooke Shields benefit the Los Angeles based non-profit organization, House of Ruth, which serves women and their children who have suffered abuse by providing temporary and transitional housing through 16 shelters. Angelina Jolie and Robert’s efforts through The Education Partnership for Children of Conflict build schools and dormitories that help to educate children in areas of conflict. Jewels by Robert Procop available at Gómez & Molina Puerto Banús Paseo Benabola s/n 29660 Puerto Banús Tel.: 952 817 289

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Angelika

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e’re with Angelika Legowik at the ELISABETTA FRANCHI Boutique in Puerto Banús, which she has directed and managed for years. Tell us how you started out in the fashion world. At the age of 17, I started travelling with my mother to Milan to see the Gianni Versace collections. She had the Versace brand in Germany.It was an incredible, unforgettable experience and I learned a lot. It was my ‘fashion university’. When I was 26, I decided to open my first store in Marbella, and the brands sold were La Perla, Valentino, Cavalli, amongst many others. 7 years ago, I discovered Elisabetta Franchi’s collection, and it was love at first sight - a love so intense that last year I decided to open the store with this brand in Puerto Banús. What do you like most about your business? What I like most is acquiring the new collections and doing the visual merchandising of the store. I also have a passion for organising and preparing all the fashion shows and events. Could you describe in detail what a normal day in your life is like? My day starts very early. I do yoga or sports for half an hour. Then I have breakfast with my daughter and take her to school. From there, I go to my stores in Puerto Banús, and in the afternoon, I devote time to my family and friends. I also do the shopping and organise dinner. It’s my family space. How did the idea of setting up in Puerto Banús come about? I’ve had stores in Puerto Banús for almost 15 years, for me there is no better place in Marbella to go shopping. Banús is the most famous port in Spain and Elisabetta Franchi is a fashion reference in Puerto Banús, because it has a wide range of party wear and extravagant, unique garments in general. It’s what people look for in Puerto Banús. Could you define what success is for you? Success for me is being truly happy in life. This means working in something you love, because then you don’t look on it as work, it’s pleasure. Having time for family and friends is real success.

With everything you’ve lived and experienced, what do you think the best thing about being a female entrepreneur is? The best thing about being a female entrepreneur is that I can organise my day to suit myself, and I personally need to manage my time to work, and my time to be with family and friends. It hasn’t always been that way. What advice would you give to a woman who wants to set up a business, like you, but is hesitant? My advice is not to overthink everything. You have to take risks in life in order to achieve something. My dream was to have the Elisabetta Franchi store, and I’ve made it come true. Is it complicated being a businesswoman and a mother at the same time? It’s not complicated, if you know how to organise yourself. I believe your mother is also involved in the world of fashion. What have you learned from her? That’s right, my mother owns the Philipp Plein stores in Puerto Banús and Mallorca. She’s always had businesses. And the main thing I’ve learned from her is not to be afraid of new challenges or changes. My mother has been, and still is, an important role model in my life. Very famous people visit Puerto Banús. Who have you met in your store and what can you tell us? The celebrities: Eva Longoria, Ana Obregón, Georgina Rodríguez, Cristiano Ronaldo’s girlfriend, etc. and lots of famous bloggers... Do you consider yourself lucky? It depends. Is it luck that I own the store of my dreams? It’s not luck, it’s work and perseverance and, of course, having a good eye for fashion. It’s many years of experience. Luck is being my daughter’s mother - such a special girl who helps me to change, and shows me how to live life every day. What do you recommend from your new collection? I recommend everything. In the new collection there are beautiful jackets, trousers in all cuts and colours, and dresses for any occasion. Elisabetta has everything a woman could wish for to feel sexy, confident and very feminine in every season. EXCLUSIVE LIFE MAGAZINE 99

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Angelika

LEGOWIK Por Rafael Barrio

Nos encontramos con Angelika LEGOWIK en la Boutique ELISABETTA FRANCHI en Puerto Banús, la cual dirige y gestiona desde hace años.

y Elisabetta Franchi es un referente en moda en Puerto Banús, porque posee mucha ropa de fiesta y en general prendas extravagantes y únicas. Es lo que busca el público en Puerto Banús.

Cuéntanos cómo empezaste en el mundo de la moda Con 17 años comencé a viajar con mi madre a Milán y a ver las colecciones de Gianni Versace. Ella tenía la marca Versace en Alemania. Fue una experiencia increíble e inolvidable y donde aprendí muchísimo. Fue mi Universidad de la moda. Con 26 años decidí abrir mi primera tienda en Marbella y las marcas que vendían eran La Perla, Valentino, Cavalli y muchas más. Hace 7 años descubrí la colección de Elisabetta Franchi y me enamoré a primer vista siendo de tal intensidad este amor que el año pasado decidí abrir la tienda con esta marca en Puerto Banús.

¿Podrías darnos una definición de lo que entiendes por éxito? Éxito para mi es ser y estar feliz en la vida, significa desempeñar el trabajo que amas, porque no lo sientes como trabajo, es un placer. Tener tiempo para la familia y amigos es tener éxito.

¿Qué es lo que más te gusta de tu negocio? Lo más que me gusta es adquirir las nuevas colecciones y hacer el visual de la tienda. También me apasiona organizar y preparar todos los desfiles y eventos.

¿Qué consejos le darías a una mujer que quiere emprender, como tú, y no se atreve a hacerlo? Mi consejo es no dar tantas vueltas y pensar demasiado. Hay que arriesgarse en la vida para conseguir algo. Mi sueño era tener la tienda Elisabetta Franchi y lo he conseguido.

Podrías detallarme como sería un día cualquiera en tu vida Mi día comienza muy temprano. Hago yoga o deporte durante media hora. Después desayuno con mi hija y la llevo al colegio. A continuación voy a mis tiendas en Puerto Banús, y por la tarde dedico tiempo para mi familia y amigos hago también la compra de la casa y organizo la cena. Es mi espacio familiar. ¿Cómo surgió la idea de abrir en Puerto Banús? Tengo tiendas en Puerto Banús desde hace casi 15 años, para mí no existe otro lugar mejor para hacer ir de compras en Marbella. Banús es el Puerto más conocido de España

Con todo lo que has vivido y experimentado ¿qué crees que es lo mejor de ser mujer empresaria? Lo mejor de ser mujer empresaria es que puedo organizarme cada día como quiero y, yo personalmente necesito gestionar mi tiempo para trabajar y estar con mi familia y mis amistades. No siempre ha sido así.

¿Es complicado ser empresaria y madre a la vez? Nos es complicado, si sabes organizarte. Tengo entendido que tu madre también está involucrada en el mundo de la moda. ¿Qué has aprendido de ella? Efectivamente mi madre es dueña de las tiendas de Philipp Plein en Puerto Banús y Mallorca. Siempre ha tenido negocios. Y de lo que más he aprendido de ella

es a no tener miedo de los nuevos retos ni a los cambios. Mi madre ha sido y sigue siendo un referente en mi vida. Por Puerto Banús pasa gente muy famosa ¿A quién has conocido en tu tienda y qué puedes contarnos? Los conocidos: Eva Longoria, Ana Obregón, Georgina Rodríguez, la novia de Cristiano Ronaldo etc. y muchísimas blogueras conocidas... ¿Te consideras una mujer con suerte? Depende. ¿Es tener suerte ser dueña de la tienda de mis sueños? No es suerte, es trabajo y constancia y, por supuesto, disponer de un buen ojo para la moda. Son años de experiencia. Suerte es ser la madre de mi hija, una niña tan especial que cada día me ayuda a cambiar y me enseña a vivir. ¿Qué recomiendas de tu nueva colección? Recomiendo todo. En la nueva colección hay chaquetas preciosas, pantalones de todos los cortes y colores, vestidos para cualquier ocasión. Elisabetta dispone en cada temporada de todo lo que una mujer desea para sentirse sexi, segura y muy femenina.

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FASHION SHOWCASES ITS ALLURE IN AN AUTUMN FULL OF

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sophistication After the summer months, when we tend to opt for light, comfortable clothes, now is the time to fill our wardrobes with the glamour and sophistication of the new autumn trends. This year, the autumn season comes loaded with romantic garments, with a special focus on sleeves and marked shoulders. The designers have opted for oversize volumes, sometimes tight-fitting at the waist, maxi-bows and satin garments. Plain colours or patterns, as an antidote to the imminent falling of the leaves, somewhat reminiscent of the ‘90s, where accessories become a must to add the final touches to a look which makes a woman feel feminine and confident.

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Juan Vidal Juan Vidal, in contrast, has opted for black nappa, with an evocation of a pop and folk character. Oranges, reds, pinks, blues and greens also appear in his colour palette, with textured checks, beautiful embroidery or silk prints. The combination of fabrics results in contemporary cocktail dresses with an Asian touch, which are reminiscent of Spanish high fashion.

Marcos Luengo For his part, Marcos Luengo proposes a mix of velvet with sequins, offering silk velvets as alternatives for elegant, sophisticated parties. Pleated lurex and ostrich feathers adorn mauves, reds, violets, sepias, greens, blues and yellows. A feminine, timeless colour spectrum that creates a splendid woman in every respect.

Roberto Verino Fancy a trip this autumn? Roberto Verino makes it possible by offering a look into the enigmatic Egypt, with cargo trousers and linen Saharan jackets. Sophisticated silk and chiffon, wool and satin cotton combined with hand-embroidered lace, as well as the elegance of the lingerie garments, handkerchief skirts, and tulle adorned with gemstones.

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MALNE Malne’s designs are inspired by the androgynous look of Grace Jones. Haute couture combined with impeccable tailoring, where there will be no lack of surprises, such as pagoda shoulders, XL sleeves and vibrant colours combined with black. As for the materials, they range from mikado silk to Chantilly lace, as well as cashmere or metallic tweed.

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Juan

DUYOS Juan Duyos, for his part, has imagined a modern, contemporary woman, who is not influenced by clichĂŠs, but at the same time does not wish to lose her cultural identity. His designs range in colour from black through the chromatic seduction of blues, raspberries and golds, with evening dresses and floral prints. Classic fabrics and silhouettes, with certain volume and adorned with frills and fringes. They are elegant dresses with substance, made to attract attention.

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Roberto Diz

Roberto Torretta has focused once again on timeless garments, with masculine jackets or double-breasted coat dresses of masculine cuts. Versatile garments, in light fabrics, and evening dresses with patterns, or a touch of rocker style, for women who cannot hide the energy that always accompanies them.

Roberto Diz, in contrast, empowers women with a refined style, without sacrificing sensuality. In a tribute to the great French designers of the ‘80s, he presents long, red-carpet style dresses in a wide variety of fabrics and a colour palette that ranges from black to blue, through burgundies and metallic reflections. And as an avant-garde touch of colour, gloves in fluorescent green.

Ulises Mérida Ulises Mérida proposes clothes that embrace the woman without marking her, with magnificent fabrics such as tulle, satin and chiffon. Light-hearted women in purple and yellow, with greens and oranges. A universe of colour so that anyone wearing his clothes feels comfortable with them and in their own skin.

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Teresa

HELBIG Teresa Helbig believes in witches and the convention that took place in Bratislava, in January 1932. They are dressed in embossed leather, silk mixed with bobbin lace, flaunting patterns with tigers, owls, dragonflies and lemurs. Wonderful draping, and cuffs that appear made to measure, complemented with elaborate collars, sleeves and shoulders, in works of simply perfect needlecraft.

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orma Jeane, the daughter of Gladys Baker, a woman of a nervous disposition who had been abandoned by two husbands, was born in Los Angeles in 1926 and spent the first weeks of her life sleeping in a drawer. When her mother is admitted to a psychiatric hospital, she begins her long pilgrimage from one adoptive family to another until she ends up in an orphanage… I’m not going to expand on her sad childhood and traumatic adolescence, nor on the melodramatic stories that so often precede the road to success in the entertainment world. I will briefly highlight a few words that sum up some thoughts that demonstrate how she handled being a woman in a man’s world, and her sad childhood:

“When I was a child,” Marilyn said, “maybe at the age of 6 or 7, I dreamed that I was in a church without any clothes on, naked, but without feeling any shame.” Her interpretation of the dream was: “I probably wanted to take my clothes off because I was ashamed of them.” They were orphan’s dresses. Naked, she was the same as the other girls. The fact is, however, that Marilyn naked was not like any other girl: she was pure feminine perfection, and she knew it. C.B Luce: The ‘Love Goddess’ Who Never Found Any Love.

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Norma Jeane Mortenson was born on June 1st, 1926, at the Los Angeles General Hospital. She never knew her father, and it is said that this deeply marked the personality of a beautiful, intelligent, hypersensitive, flirtatious, dissatisfied woman, who was constantly seeking the safeguard of a protective man. The absence of a father figure and the weak presence of a mentally unstable mother meant that Norma Jeane spent her childhood with adoptive parents and in foster homes. At 16 she married James Dougherty to avoid the orphanage. She later married Joe DiMaggio (who loved her deeply) and Arthur Miller... Both these marriages would also fail. It is rumored that the list of Marilyn’s lovers was endless: Elia Kazan, Marlon Brando, Tony Curtis, the Kennedy brothers (John and Robert), Frank Sinatra...

Marilyn and Arthur Miller were together until 1961. He was the man who valued her talent the most, and who understood the void that suffocated her.

A victim of the STAR SYSTEM of the golden years of Hollywood, Marilyn sold her body to several producers, and in her memoirs she acknowledged having slept with executives of the main film studios, such as Joseph Schenck, co-founder of 20th Century Fox, who opened the doors of stardom for her. The star always felt trapped and typecast in the role of the dumb, frivolous, sensual blonde, but fought until her final breath to be able to play more complex characters. Marilyn loved literature. This could explain the fact that one of her husbands was the famous playwright, Arthur Miller, and 114 EXCLUSIVE LIFE MAGAZINE

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that her third and last husband and great friend, Truman Capote, was the author of “Breakfast at Tiffany’s,” a novella he wrote and dedicated to Marilyn, even though it was ultimately Audrey Hepburn who starred in the film.

“the blonde”

However, was anything but dumb... It is said that her IQ was above average, and that her intellectual curiosity led her to own a vast library filled to capacity with volumes (of politics, philosophy, literature...) in which she made notes on the margins. And yet the image she projected was quite the opposite, more along the lines of the roles of the superficial woman and “husband-hunter” in which Hollywood typecast her. Marilyn was a character she created by herself, with enormous ingenuity. There was something magical, yet despondent at the same time, about her. She was the most desired woman of the twentieth century. Her measurements: 94-58-92, 1.66 m and 53 kg... She shocked men and women alike when she confessed that she did not wear underwear, or that Chanel No. 5 was all she wore in bed. In the cinema, despite the praise of the critics and the compelling evidence of the screen, it was not until her part in NIAGARA that she obtained her first important role. The whole world would discover that Marilyn Monroe was much more than just a simple actress. On August 5th, 1962, at 4:55 a.m., the head of the Los Angeles Police Department, Jack Clemmons, received a call from Dr. Greenson saying that the actress had died. On arriving at her home, Clemmons observed a series of inconsistencies in the testimonies of the doctors and her housekeeper, who was in a state of nerves. It was never discovered why she took so long to notify the authorities... Her sudden and mysterious death at a crucial moment in her personal life made her ETERNAL. Actresses, models and singers have all at some time wanted to put themselves in the shoes of the protagonist of “Gentlemen Prefer Blondes”.

THESE PHOTOGRAPHS OF AN ICON AND THE QUOTES THAT IMMORTALISE HER REMAIN AS A LEGACY. “I like to be totally dressed, or if not, totally naked. I don’t like half measures.” “Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius, and it’s better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.” “A wise girl knows her limits, a smart girl knows that she has none.” “I don’t believe that a man is worth so much as to have two women, or that a woman is worth so little as to be second choice.” “Don’t boast of having been the first in my heart if you weren’t intelligent enough to be the last.” “I don’t mind living in a man’s world, as long as I can be a woman in it.”

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orma Jeane, hija de Gladys Baker, una mujer de nervios frágiles y abandonada por dos maridos, nació en Los Ángeles en 1926 y pasó sus primeras semanas de vida en un cajón. Cuando su madre es internada en un hospital psiquiátrico, comienza su largo peregrinar de una familia adoptiva a otra hasta acabar en un orfanato… No me voy a explayar en su triste infancia y en su traumática adolescencia, ni en los relatos melodramáticos que a menudo preceden el camino hacia el éxito en el mundo del espectáculo. Voy a destacar muy brevemente unas palabras que resumen unos pensamientos que demuestran como ella controlaba el poder ser una mujer en un mundo de hombres y su triste infancia: “Cuando era una niña – contaba Marilyn – puede que a los 6 o 7 años, soñé que me encontraba en una iglesia sin nada de ropa, desnuda, pero sin sentir vergüenza alguna” Su interpretación del sueño era que probablemente “quería quitarme la ropa de encima porque me avergonzaba”. Eran vestidos de huérfana. Desnuda era igual que las demás chicas. La cuestión sin embargo, es que desnuda Marilyn no era como cualquier otra chica: Era la pura perfección femenina y ella lo sabía. C.C.B Luce: “The love goddes” Who never found any love.

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Sin embargo, no tenía ni un pelo de tonta… Dicen que su coeficiente intelectual estaba por encima de la media y que sus inquietudes la hacían poseedora de una amplísima biblioteca a rebosar de volúmenes (de política, filosofía, literatura…), en los que hacía anotaciones al margen.

Norma Jeane Mortenson nació un 1 de junio en el Hospital General de Los Ángeles en el año 1926. Nunca conoció a su padre y dicen que eso marcó profundamente la personalidad de una mujer bella, inteligente, hipersensible, coqueta, insatisfecha, que siempre buscó el amparo de un hombre protector. La ausencia de la figura paterna y la débil presencia de una madre mentalmente inestable, determinaron que Norma Jane pasara su infancia entre padres adoptivos y casas de acogida. A los 16 años se casó para evitar el orfanato con James Dougherty. Después se casaría nuevamente con Joe DiMaggio (que la amó profundamente) y con Arthur Miller… Ambos matrimonios fracasarían también. Se rumorea que la lista de amantes de Marilyn era interminable: Elia Kazan, Marlon Brando, Tony Curtis, los hermanos Kennedy (John y Robert), Frank Sinatra… Víctima del STAR SYSTEM de los años dorados de Hollywood, Marilyn vendió su cuerpo a

varios productores y en sus memorias reconoció haberse acostado con algunos jefes de los grandes estudios como Joseph Schenck, fundador de la 20th Century Fox, quien le abrió las puertas del estrellato. La estrella siempre se vio atrapada y encasillada en la imagen de rubia tonta, frívola y sensual, pero luchó hasta el último aliento para poder interpretar personajes más complejos. Marilyn adoraba la literatura. De ahí que uno de sus maridos fuera el famoso escritor Arthur Miller, su tercer y último esposo y su gran amigo Truman Capote, autor de “Desayuno con diamantes”, una película que escribió y dedicó a Marilyn, pese a que al final la interpretara Audrey Hepburn. Y aun así, su imagen proyectaba todo lo contrario, más en la línea de los papeles de mujer superficial y “cazamaridos” en los que Hollywood la encasilló. Marilyn fue un personaje creado por ella, con un ingenio enormemente agudo. EXCLUSIVE LIFE MAGAZINE 117

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Había en ella algo mágico y desesperado a la vez. Fue la mujer más deseada del siglo XX. Sus medidas 94-58-92, 1.66 m de altura y 53 Kg de peso… Escandalizaba a hombres y mujeres cuando confesaba que no utilizaba ropa interior o que para dormir solo se ponía encima el perfume Chanel nº5. En el cine, pese a los halagos de los críticos o la incontestable evidencia de la pantalla, no fue hasta el papel de NIAGARA, donde obtuvo su primer papel de importancia. El mundo entero descubriría que Marilyn Monroe era mucho más que una simple actriz. El 5 de agosto de 1962, a las 4:55h de la madrugada, el jefe del departamento de Policía de Los Ángeles, Jack Clemmons, recibió una llamada de doctor Greenson diciendo que la actriz había muerto. Al llegar a su casa, Clemmons advirtió una serie de incongruencias en los testimonios de los médicos y su ama de llaves que se mostró muy nerviosa. Jamás se descubrió por qué tardó tanto en avisar a las autoridades… La muerte súbita y misteriosa en un momento crucial de su vida personal, la hizo ETERNA. Actrices, modelos y cantantes han querido en algún momento ponerse en la piel de la protagonista de “Los caballeros las prefieren rubias”.

EN EL RECUERDO NOS QUEDAN ESTAS FOTOGRAFÍAS DE UN ICONO Y LAS FRASES QUE LA INMORTALIZAN. “Me gusta estar totalmente vestida, o si no, totalmente desnuda. No me gustan las medias tintas”. “La imperfección es belleza, la locura es genial y es mejor ser absolutamente ridículo que absolutamente aburrido”. “Una buena chica conoce sus límites, una mujer inteligente sabe que no tiene ninguno”. “No creo que un hombre valga tanto como para tener dos mujeres, ni que una mujer valga tan poco como para ser la segunda”. “No presumas de haber sido el primero en mi corazón si no fuiste suficientemente inteligente para ser el último”. “No me importa vivir en un mundo de hombres, siempre que pueda ser mujer en él”.

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QUIRÓNSALUD PRESTIGE, VANGUARD AND QUALITY HEALTH CARE

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uirónsalud Marbella is synonymous with prestige, vanguard and quality health care in the field of private medicine, as an indisputable example in Marbella, where the Hospital Group makes a clear commitment to expansion and development, as with the launch of its new specialised care and diagnostic test centre, and the recent renovations of the Hospital Quirónsalud Marbella, which has a proven track record and reputation in our area of influence, as well as an outstanding level of patient satisfaction. Its involvement with the local population has made it worthy of being the hospital of reference for the community. Although here we are focusing on the area of Marbella, the group in Marbella also has the affiliated Quirónsalud Fuengirola Medical Centre, which covers a comprehensive range of medical-surgical specialties, an ambulance service, home healthcare and a 24-hour emergency service, for the neighbouring towns of Fuengirola and Mijas Costa.

QUIRÓNSALUD IN MARBELLA Returning to our area of ​​influence, and in keeping with the philosophy and ideology of the group, “Your health comes first”, Quirónsalud Marbella counts on a large team of the very best professionals, experts and specialists, with regard to human resources, in addition to the most advanced technology in material assets. The firm commitment and the investment made in the field of research, development and innovation are also indispensable, and their results can be seen in the day-to-day healthcare services. In addition to this, a management policy and system which ensure the best quality services for the entire local community. The Hospital Quirónsalud Marbella occupies an area of ​​8,000m2, with the most advanced technological equipment in image diagnosis, examinations and special treatments, minimally invasive procedure units, with complete surgery and critical care areas, not forgetting other areas which will be mentioned below.

All this, in a strategic hub for the leading private health centre of the Costa del Sol. With good reason, the figures and statistics endorse us: every year Quirónsalud Marbella records 20,000 hospital stays, 100,000 medical consultations, 75,000 emergencies and 5,000 surgical interventions. With these guarantees, Quirónsalud includes and covers all medical and surgical specialties in its Marbella centres, within an extensive range of services, among which it is worth noting its 24-hour Casualty and Emergency Service, the units of Obesity; Plastic, Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery; Hyperbaric Medicine; Pain Treatment, Rehabilitation and Physiotherapy; Refractive Surgery, etc., and especially, for its acknowledged prestige, the diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular and lung disease or oncological surgery. It is worth noting that Marbella and the Costa del Sol Occidental are amongst the areas with the highest concentration and transit of vehicles

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in the country, so it would seem essential that the area has a Traffic Unit, as in Quirónsalud Marbella. In this respect, the hospital has a multidisciplinary team, capable of diagnosing and treating injuries efficiently and in the shortest possible time. Their specialists provide the best health care for a full rehabilitation, and will handle the paperwork required by the insurance companies, for the comfort and tranquility of the injured. EXPANSION AND IMPROVEMENTS Precisely, and in this line of continuing to improve its facilities, the new hospitalisation area at the Quirónsalud Marbella Hospital is already operational. The space is distributed in 13 rooms, of which 3 are suites. It occupies over 600 square metres, and is equipped with the most innovative medical care information systems and technical-digital advances which benefit and streamline doctor-patient-nursing relationships, making them smooth and constant. With this new step, the hospital centre, which occupies a privileged location on the beachfront at the entrance to the city of Marbella, on Severo Ochoa Avenue, has 80 rooms, the majority with sea views, which ensures an even more harmonious, warm, pleasant atmosphere. In order to get an idea of ​​the scale of the improvements and investments made by Quirónsalud in its hospital in Marbella, we would highlight that one million euros has been invested in the 1,000 square metres of its new fourth floor alone. Thus, this area shares space with the Day Hospital, along with the newly-opened Nursing Station, which has been equipped with a novel patient-nurse communication system via video-calling.

DIGITAL ROOMS With the firm purpose of improving the patient’s experience and stay, the “digital room” project has been implemented in Quirón Marbella, which, by extension, provides professionals with the most advanced tools for the diagnosis and treatment of different pathologies. Technology is one of the hallmarks which defines the improvement plan of the Quirónsalud Hospital Group, so Marbella is the cutting edge in this field. Each of the hospital rooms has a tablet device, with which patients can access the “Patient Portal”. This window contains all the information and data of their medical history. In a further step to being at the forefront, patients have the

possibility to surf the Internet and watch television. The rooms are equipped with the new “digital rooms” system, so that patients and their families have all kinds of entertainment at their disposal, such as on-demand video on the most popular digital platforms, such as Netflix, HBO and others. The automation system also allows the patient to switch on, regulate and switch off the lights in the room. HUMANISATION OF HOSPITALISATION As a preview, we can reveal that in the second phase of this hospital humanisation project, it will be possible for orders to be made to the kitchen and programmed times of pending medical tests consulted, as well as the entire history of the admission, from the room tablet. We are currently working on other advances related to the automation system, such as being able to control the temperature of the room, and the blinds. OBJECTIVES, PRIORITIES AND ACHIEVEMENTS Quirónsalud Marbella has managed to incorporate prestigious doctors, invest in the best equipment to offer the latest technology in the private market, include new specialties and enhance existing ones, with a firm commitment to hotel facilities and services, and, in general, increase the operational efficiency of the hospital in order to offer the best possible service to the citizens of Marbella and the tourists and visitors to the area, so that they can benefit from the agreements that the hospital holds with the main national and international health insurers. In short: patient care is the priority for Quirónsalud Marbella. EXCLUSIVE LIFE MAGAZINE 123

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QUIRÓNSALUD PRESTIGIO, VANGUARDIA Y CALIDAD ASISTENCIAL

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ablar de Quirónsalud Marbella es hablar de prestigio, vanguardia y calidad asistencial en el campo de la medicina privada como exponente indiscutible en Marbella, donde el Grupo Hospitalario realiza una clara apuesta de expansión y desarrollo, como con la puesta en marcha de su nuevo centro de especialidades y pruebas diagnósticas y con las últimas reformas en el Hospital Quirónsalud Marbella, de probada trayectoria y reputación en nuestra zona de influencia y un sobresaliente grado de satisfacción en los pacientes. Su imbricación en la sociedad local lo ha hecho merecedor de ser el hospital de referencia para la comunidad. Aunque aquí nos centremos en el ámbito de Marbella, el grupo en Marbella también tiene adscrito el Centro Médico Quirónsalud Fuengirola, que cubre una completa cartera de especialidades médico-quirúrgicas, servicio de ambulancias, atención sanitaria a domicilio y servicio de urgencias 24 horas entre las localidades vecinas de Fuengirola y Mijas Costa.

QUIRÓNSALUD EN MARBELLA Volviendo a nuestra zona de influencia y ajustados a la filosofía y el ideario del grupo de “Primero, tu salud”, Quirónsalud Marbella cuenta con un amplio plantel de los mejores profesionales, expertos y especialistas, en el plano humano, y la tecnología más avanzada en medios materiales. Indispensable es, además, la decidida apuesta e inversión que se realiza en el terreno de la investigación, el desarrollo y la innovación, y cuyos resultados pueden apreciarse en el día a día de las prestaciones. A ello se suma un modelo y una política de gestión que aseguran la calidad de los servicios para toda la comunidad local. El Hospital Quirónsalud Marbella tiene una superficie de 8.000m2 con los más avanzados equipamientos tecnológicos en diagnóstico por imagen, exploraciones y tratamientos especiales, unidades de procedimientos mínimamente invasivos, con completa área quirúrgica y de cuidados críticos, sin olvidar otras áreas a las

que nos referiremos después. Todo ello en un enclave estratégico para el centro líder de la sanidad privada de la Costa del Sol. No en vano, las cifras y estadísticas nos respaldan: Quirónsalud Marbella registra al año 20.000 estancias hospitalarias, 100.000 consultas médicas, 75.000 urgencias y 5.000 intervenciones quirúrgicas. Con esos avales, Quirónsalud abarca y cubre en sus centros de Marbella todas las especialidades médicas y quirúrgicas, en una amplia cartera de servicios, entre las que cabe resaltar su Servicio de Urgencias y Emergencias 24 horas, el dedicado a las Unidades de la Obesidad, Cirugía Plástica, Estética y Reparadora, Medicina Hiperbárica, Tratamiento del Dolor, Rehabilitación y Fisioterapia, Cirugía Refractiva, etc., sin olvidar por su reconocido prestigio, el diagnóstico y tratamiento de patologías cardiovasculares, de neumología o de cirugía oncológica Destacar que Marbella y la Costa del Sol Occidental son de las zonas del país con una mayor

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sistema de “habitaciones digitales”, de tal modo que, a través de iPads integrados en la estancia, los pacientes y sus familiares tienen a su alcance todo tipo de entretenimiento, como vídeo a demanda en las plataformas digitales más exitosas, como Netflix, HBO y otras. La domótica permite igualmente el encendido, regulación y apagado de luces de la estancia.

concentración y tránsito de vehículos, por lo que se antoja indispensable que la zona cuente, como ocurre en Quirónsalud Marbella, con una Unidad de Tráficos. En este aspecto, el centro hospitalario cuenta con un equipo multidisciplinar, capaz de diagnosticar y tratar lesiones, en el menor tiempo posible y de forma eficiente. Sus especialistas prestan la mejor atención sanitaria para una completa rehabilitación y realizará los trámites necesarios con las compañías de seguros para comodidad y tranquilidad de los accidentados. EXPANSIÓN Y MEJORAS Precisamente, y en esa línea de continuar con la mejora de sus instalaciones, ya está operativa la nueva área de hospitalización en el Hospital Quirónsalud Marbella. Se trata de un espacio distribuido en 13 habitaciones -de las que 3 son estancias suites- asentadas en más 600 metros cuadrados, y dotadas de los más innovadores sistemas de información asistencial y avances técnico-digitales que benefician y agilizan de manera fluida y permanente las relaciones médico-paciente-enfermería. Con este nuevo paso, el centro hospitalario situado privilegiadamente en primera línea de playa, a la entrada de Marbella, en la avenida Severo Ochoa, cuenta con 80 habitaciones -en su grueso con vistas al mar-, que aseguran, más si cabe, un ambiente armonioso, cálido y placentero. Para hacernos una idea de la dimensión de estas reformas e inversiones de Quirónsalud en su hospital de Marbella, resaltar que solo en los 1.000 metros cuadrados de su nueva cuarta planta se ha invertido un millón de euros. Así, este área comparte espacio con el Hospital de Día junto con el estrenado control de Enfermería, al que se ha dotado de un novedoso sistema de comunicación paciente-enfermera a través de vídeo llamada.

HABITACIONES DIGITALES Con el firme propósito de mejorar la experiencia y estancia del paciente, en Quirón Marbella se ha implementado el proyecto “habitación digital”, que por extensión, facilita a los profesionales las herramientas más avanzadas para el diagnóstico y tratamiento de las distintas patologías. La tecnología es una de las señas de identidad que marca el plan de mejora del Grupo Hospitalario Quirónsalud, por lo que Marbella es punta de lanza en este campo. Cada una de las estancias del hospital cuenta con un dispositivo Tablet, con el que los ingresados pueden acceder al “Portal del Paciente”. En dicha ventana constan toda la información y los datos de su historia clínica. En un paso más por estar a la última, el paciente tiene la posibilidad de navegar por Internet y ver la televisión. Las habitaciones están asistidas por el nuevo

HUMANIZACIÓN HOSPITALARIA Como avance podemos compartir que en una segunda fase de este proyecto de humanización hospitalaria, desde la tableta de la habitación podrán realizarse pedidos a cocina, conocer la hora de programación de las pruebas médicas pendientes y acceder y consultar todo el historial del episodio del ingreso. Actualmente ya se trabaja en otros avances relacionados con la domótica, como poder controlar la temperatura de la habitación y de las persianas. OBJETIVOS, PRIORIDADES Y LOGROS Quirónsalud Marbella ha logrado incorporar a prestigiosos médicos, invertir en el mejor equipamiento para ofrecer la mejor tecnología en el mercado privado, incorporar nuevas especialidades y potenciar las ya existentes, con una apuesta decidida en instalaciones y servicios hoteleros, y, en general, incrementar la eficiencia operativa del hospital para ofrecer y compartir el mejor servicio a los ciudadanos marbellíes y a los turistas y visitantes que acoge la zona, a fin de que se beneficien de los acuerdos que el hospital tiene con las principales aseguradoras sanitarias nacionales e internacionales. En definitiva: la atención al paciente es la prioridad de Quirónsalud Marbella.

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EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW

Interview with

Sandra Andújar DIRECTOR OF ELITE SPAIN, THE SPANISH LUXURY FEDERATION

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hat are Elite Spain’s success factors? Elite Spain, the Spanish Luxury Federation is revolutionizing the way the luxury and high-end sector work. We spoke with Sandra Andújar, CEO of this growing organization. What is the Spanish Luxury Federation Elite Spain? The Federation is registered on the National Registry of the Spanish Ministry of Internal Affairs. We are proud to unite over 80 exclusive companies in the luxury and high-end sector. These members are a series of international and national multi-sector companies working in fields such as Fashion, Cosmetics, Furniture, Decoration, Tourism, Gourmet, Airlines, Banks, Real Estate, Motors, etc. that meet specific and strict selection criteria. We do not see our members just as associates, The Spanish Luxury Federation Elite Spain’s DNA is to become an extension of each of our exclusive members. This mission means a sense of maximum involvement and belonging to improve and expand our members’ mission. We perform a duly market screening on the luxury and high-end sectors with the unique objective of unleashing the maximum potential of our members and offering an exclusive tailor-made service. Therefore, our team is a combination of luxury experts, creative and hands on individuals passionate about what they do. Are you betting on a new luxury concept? I wouldn’t use the word betting; we position the Federation at the top of the trends. This is our soul. Traditional Luxury clients want to establish a social position and to enjoy the best quality and designs. The price is not the most relevant factor, what matters is the ability to create a unique, personal, exclusive, and authentic product or service. This is still very important, yet, as new generations arrive, luxury tastes and consumption patterns evolve. Brands with style tell a story in which the main character is the client. Do you mean that there is more than only one type of luxury costumer? Today, luxury is highly segmented -customer centric- because of the fast pace changes in the fashion industry. We can see large companies sponsoring groundbreaking artists with very disruptive attitudes showing a way of life that breaks with the norm but at the same time this large firms are represented as well by the opposite side of profile; elegant and traditional. Yes, there is more than one type of luxury client. I honestly find fascinating to witness this evolution. Are you talking about Millenials? Yes, as well. Millennials are much more interested in living in the present moment, the experience than in long-lasting

ownership. These are new values that will guide the strategies of the sector. This is the reason why Elite Spain offers to our members a communication strategy, events, and marketing actions that are disruptive and consider not only the brand itself but also the story the brand tells. This is the underlying concept that shapes the philosophy of The Spanish Luxury Federation Elite Spain. What other changes you foresee in the luxury sector? I see as very important the developments the Social and Ecological responsibility. Quality and Elegance need to come attach to these ethical developments. These are magnificent trends that some of our members are following. Can you give us some examples? Stella McCartney, for example, is a pioneer fully committed to a circular economy that decreases the textile waste produced. But it is taking things even further with its unique Vegan Fashion, using textured cellulose instead of leather without affecting quality or style. I see that this social and ecological decision greatly improves the user experience and elevates the brand. Another example is Kevin Murphy, the luxury hair cosmetics company. Its beautiful packaging design is made with 100% recycled waste collected from the oceans. This company recycles 360 tons of plastic from the sea every year. I see this action as a great achievement. Those are not exceptions; it is a trend right? Exactly, that People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) is a member of the Board of Directors of LVMH since 2017 is another great example. Before we were discussing about millennials, I am convinced that the new generations will not support companies that tolerate the destruction of the environment, and they will strongly influence positive changes in social and ecological responsibility. The Spanish Luxury Federation Elite Spain supports various charitable causes from the benefit of the most disadvantaged people to sustainability causes and our members are, with no doubt, the engine that further impulse such activities.

BRANDS WITH STYLE TELL A STORY IN WHICH THE MAIN CHARACTER IS

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Sandra Andújar DIRECTORA DE ELITE SPAIN, FEDERACIÓN ESPAÑOLA DEL LUJO

¿Qué otros cambios detectas en el sector? Me parece muy positiva la responsabilidad social y ecológica que en los últimos años es cada vez más importante. La idea de calidad, de elegancia de lujo, en definitiva, ya no puede ir desvinculada de esos planteamientos éticos. Lo veo como un avance muy esperanzador. Muchas de nuestras asociadas son muy sensibles a esta exigencia del mercado.

Nos preguntamos cuáles son las claves del éxito de Elite Spain, la Federación Española del Lujo que está revolucionando la forma de trabajar en el sector del lujo y la alta gama. Hablamos con Sandra Andújar, la directora general de esta joven organización. ¿Qué es Elite Spain, La Federación Española del Lujo? Es una entidad inscrita en el Registro Nacional del Ministerio del Interior que aúna más de ochenta empresas de alta gama y lujo. La forman una selección de empresas internacionales y nacionales que cumplen ciertos atributos. Vienen de empresas múltiples sectores, como la moda, cosmética, mobiliario y decoración, turismo, gourmet, aerolíneas, banca, inmobiliaria, motor, etc. En el equipo de Elite Spain sentimos como una extensión de cada uno de nuestros socios. No los vemos como empresas asociadas, sino que nos adherimos a su adn. Este enfoque de la colaboración propicia que el equipo tenga una actitud de máxima implicación, de pertenencia, y facilita que se ofrezca un trato muy personalizado, que se active un radar para captar todo lo que sucede en el mercado con la voluntad de informar a las firmas y saborear su potencial. Somos un equipo muy creativo, pero por encima de todo, abunda una gran pasión por lo que hacemos. ¿Estáis apostando por un nuevo concepto de lujo? Más que apostar, nos sumamos a una corriente. Es el espíritu de los tiempos que corren. El cliente del lujo tradicional busca posicionarse socialmente o disfrutar de la mejor calidad o diseño. El precio no es, por supuesto, lo más relevante, sino la capacidad de crear algo singular, personal, original, auténtico… Esto sigue siendo muy importante, lo mismo que el componente aspiracional; pero cada vez más, y se ve muy claro entre los jóvenes,

los gustos y pautas de consumo del lujo están cambiando. Las marcas con estilo cuentan una historia en la que su cliente es el protagonista. ¿Eso quiere decir que ya no hay un prototipo de cliente de lujo? Vivimos en una era de lujo segmentado muy marcado por los imperativos de la moda. Podemos ver a grandes firmas patrocinando a artistas con actitudes muy disruptivas y que muestran una forma de vida muy joven y rompedora. Y las mismas firmas siendo representadas por otros perfiles que transmiten valores totalmente opuestos. Sí, hay más de un prototipo de consumidor de lujo. Sinceramente, me parece fascinante observar esta evolución. Estás hablando de los millennials… En efecto, en Elite Spain los tenemos muy presentes. Los millennials, están mucho más vinculados a la vivencia del momento, a la experiencia, que a la posesión. Son valores nuevos que deben orientar las estrategias del sector. Por eso nuestros eventos, la comunicación estratégica que ofrecemos a nuestros asociados, tienen muy en cuenta tanto la imagen de la marca como el relato que la sostiene. Este es el concepto que subyace detrás de la filosofía de Elite Spain.

¿Podrías mencionarnos algunos ejemplos? La firma Stella McCartney, por ejemplo, destaca por su buen hacer. No solo es pionera en esta corriente, sino que va un paso más allá con una moda absolutamente vegana. Empleando celulosa texturizada en lugar de cuero, la calidad y el estilo no se ven perjudicados; por el contrario, desde mi punto de vista incluso este hecho mejora la experiencia respecto a la marca. Realmente es una firma muy comprometida que apuesta por acelerar la transición a una economía circular y reflexionan sobre los residuos textiles generados. Otro ejemplo es la firma de cosmética capilar Kevin Murphy. Es difícil imaginar que la belleza del diseño de su packaging provengan al cien por cien de residuos reciclados de los océanos. Me parece una hazaña que esta firma recicle anualmente 360 toneladas de plástico del mar. Entiendo que entonces no son casos puntuales? Exacto, no olvidemos que Peta forma parte del consejo de administración de LVMH desde 2017. Antes hablábamos de los millennials… Estoy convencida que las nuevas generaciones no apoyarán a empresas que toleren la destrucción del medio ambiente. Por nuestra parte, en Elite Spain estamos impulsando diversas causas benéficas, vinculadas unas a la sostenibilidad y otras en beneficio de colectivos desfavorecidos. Las firmas asociadas son nuestro motor para poder realizar esta importante tarea.

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BHUTAN The kingdom of happiness Located between India and China, and hidden in the imposing Himalaya Mountains, we find an isolated, remote kingdom, the Land of the Thunder Dragon; Bhutan. Enveloped in the essence of Buddhism, this kingdom, where time appears to have stood still, welcomes its visitors with the wide smiles of its people and its precipitous landscapes. NUBA, the specialised agency in the design of tailor-made private trips, provides the opportunity to discover this part of the world to everyone who wants to live a unique experience with a trip “on the fringes of time�.

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he adventure starts in the air. As the plane approaches Paro Airport, travellers will be delighted with an incredible view of the city, as a beautiful valley nestling between two mountain ranges appears before their eyes. After being closed to tourism for years, until 1974, the most enigmatic territory of all Buddhist societies that has bloomed in the Himalayas reveals its ancestral traditions and the profound peace and harmony that its unexplored valleys radiate. Forests and deep, blue lakes, ever-snowy summits, majestic cliffs and simple wooden bridges all shape Bhutan’s unrivalled setting. The bright colours that decorate its houses, palaces and temples, and the always curious gaze of its people fill every corner of the city with light and life. THIMPHU, A CITY WITHOUT TRAFFIC LIGHTS In one of the highest valleys of the Himalayas, surrounded by hills on the shore of the Wang Chu River, lies the capital of Bhutan: Thimphu. Its wooded landscape made up of valleys and highlands, and its medieval feel, combined with the colourful facades of its buildings, make Thimphu a place that brings tradition and progress together in perfect harmony. Next to the Wang Chu River, travellers will be able to enjoy a relaxing traditional hot-stone bath, and savour an exquisite local dinner served with champagne, while admiring an incredible view of the city. Those who so wish will have the opportunity to enjoy a meal prepared with the best local products by a typical Bhutanese family. NUBA travellers will be able to visit the handmade paper factory, the centre for textile-manufacturing where traditional Bhutanese dresses are made, the painting school, the Institute of Traditional Medicine, or the craftsman district‌ They can also attend the archery competition, one of the greatest spectacles of the region, which is held in the Changlingmethang Stadium every year.

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A NATURAL STAIRWAY TO THE HIMALAYAS It’s striking to cross the marvellous Dochula Pass, over 3,000m above the valley, and admire the breathtaking view of the highest peaks of the Eastern Himalayas. There awaits the solitary Gangkhar Puensum, the country’s highest peak and the highest unclimbed summit in the world. During the descent towards Punakha, the scenery begins to change. It’s a memorable experience to see the snowy summits and go through the little villages in the mountains, where yak-herders and Buddhist monks arrive, reciting their mantras on their way to unknown, remote monasteries. Mount Chomolhari crowns the north of Paro valley, and its glacial waters plunge between the profound canyons to form the Pa Chhu River. This is one of the most fertile valleys in the kingdom, and from here it’s easy to see the enormous area of terraced cultivated fields of the famous red rice, the star of the delicacies of Bhutanese cuisine. Once they arrive in Paro city, travellers will have the chance to go on horseback up to The Tiger’s Nest (Taktsang), the most important temple of the 2,000 that can be found scattered throughout the country. This monastery clings, literally, to a sheer cliff face 900m above the valley floor. Everyone who chooses to discover this mystic country will be able to enjoy, thanks to NUBA, some unforgettable experiences. From flying over the Gangtey valley in a hot-air balloon at sunrise, to hiking and horse-riding through the impressive valleys, or rafting in the Mo Chhu in the Punakha valley. Travellers will be able to experience firsthand the true essence of Bhutan by coming across a lamasery, or taking part in a private Buddhist meditation ceremony in Gangtey’s temples, in the monasteries of Punakha Dzong or Chimi Lhakhang. All of this, without sacrificing comfort, while staying in the most exclusive hotels. Bhutan is still an unexplored gem for those who decide to take a journey to connect with themselves, in one of the most privileged places on earth, where wealth isn’t measured by belongings, but by happiness.

HOUSES, PALACES, TEMPLES AND THE CURIOUS GAZE OF ITS PEOPLE FILL EVERY CORNER OF THE CITY

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BUTÁN El país de la felicidad

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medio camino entre China y la India, se esconde entre las poderosas montañas del Himalaya un reino aislado y remoto, el Reino del Dragón del Trueno, Bután. Embriagado por la esencia del budismo, este reino, en el que parece haberse detenido el tiempo, recibe al viajero con las amplias sonrisas de sus gentes y su abrupto paisaje. NUBA, la firma especialista en el diseño de viajes a medida y en privado, ofrece la oportunidad de descubrir este rincón del mundo a todas aquellas personas que quieran vivir una experiencia única con su viaje “Al margen del Tiempo”. La aventura comienza ya en el aire. A medida que el avión se aproxima al aeropuerto, el viajero disfrutará de una increíble vista de la ciudad, con un hermoso valle enclavado entre dos cadenas montañosas que se descubre ante sus ojos. Tras permanecer cerrado durante años al turismo, hasta 1974, el territorio más enigmático de todas las sociedades budistas que han florecido en el Himalaya, muestra intactas sus tradiciones ancestrales y esa profunda paz y armonía que emanan de sus recónditos callejones. Bosques salpicados de lagos de un azul rotundo, cumbres siempre nevadas, dramáticos acantilados y sencillos puentes de madera configuran su paisaje incomparable. Los vívidos colores que decoran sus casas, palacios y templos y la mirada curiosa de sus habitantes, llenan de vida y de luz cada uno de sus rincones. THIMPHU, LA CIUDAD SIN SEMÁFOROS En uno de los valles más altos del Himalaya, rodeado de colinas y a orillas del río Wang-Chu, yace la capital de Bután: Thimphu. Su paisaje boscoso, de valles y tierras altas, y su aroma medieval unido a las fachadas coloridas de sus edificios, hacen de ella un lugar que aúna tradición y progreso en perfecta armonía. Cerca del río Wang-Chu, los viajeros podrán disfrutar de un relajante baño tradicional con piedras calientes y degustar una exquisita cena local acompañada de Champagne, mientras admiran las increíbles vistas de la ciudad. Los que lo deseen, tendrán la ocasión de disfrutar de una cena con una familia típica butanesa a base de los mejores productos locales.

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El viajero NUBA podrá, además, visitar la fábrica de papel hecho a mano, el centro de fabricación de textiles, donde confeccionan los vestidos tradicionales butaneses, la escuela de pintura, el Instituto de Medicina Tradicional o el barrio de los artesanos… Y no podrá perderse la competición de tiro con arco, celebrada cada año en el estadio de Changlimithang, uno de los mayores espectáculos de la región. UNA ESCALERA NATURAL AL HIMALAYA Sorprende atravesar el maravilloso paso de Dochula, elevado a más de 3000 metros de altura, y admirar las vistas espectaculares de los picos más altos de los Himalayas orientales. Allí espera solitario el Hangkar Punseum, el punto más alto del país y la cima más alta del mundo, que aún sigue sin ser escalada. En el descenso hacia Punakha el paisaje cambia. Resulta impresionante contemplar los picos nevados y transcurrir por las pequeñas aldeas de las montañas, a las que llegan pastores de yak o pequeños monjes budistas, recitando sus mantras camino de algún remoto monasterio. El Monte Chomolhari corona el norte del valle Paro y su agua glaciar se zambulle entre profun-

CASAS, PALACIOS, TEMPLOS Y LA MIRADA CURIOSA DE SUS HABITANTES, LLENAN CADA UNO DE SUS RINCONES

DE VIDA Y DE LUZ das gargantas para formar el río Pa Chhu. Es uno de los valles más fértiles del Reino y desde allí es fácil observar enormes extensiones de plantaciones dispuestas en terrazas del afamado arroz rojo local, una de las mayores delicias de su gastronomía. Una vez en la ciudad de Paro los viajeros tendrán la oportunidad de subir a caballo hacia el Nido del Tigre (Taktsang), el templo más importante de los 2.000 existentes en todo el país que se encuentra, literalmente, colgado en un acantilado a 600 metros de altura sobre el valle. Todos aquellos que se decidan a descubrir este místico país podrán disfrutar, de la mano de NUBA, de experiencias inolvidables; desde recorrer el valle de Gangtey en globo al

amanecer, hasta realizar trekking y rutas a caballo por los impresionantes valles o hacer rafting en Punakha por la zona de Mo Chhu. Podrán, además, vivir de cerca la verdadera esencia butanesa, conociendo una lamasería o participando en una ceremonia privada de meditación budista en los templos de Gangtey, en el Monasterio de Punakha Dzong o en Chimi Lhakang. Todo ello, sin renunciar a la mayor comodidad, alojados en los hoteles más exclusivos. Bután es una auténtica joya aún por explorar para quienes deciden realizar un viaje de conexión con uno mismo, a uno de los lugares más privilegiados del planeta, en el que la riqueza no es medida por las pertenencias, sino por la felicidad.

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Rotary International, the world’s first voluntary service organisation, is made up of almost 33,000 clubs in more than 200 countries and geographical areas. Its international network of partners is composed of business, professional and community leaders who contribute their time, money and knowledge to serve in their communities and around the world.

The Rotary Club Marbella meets every Tuesday at 20:30 in the Puente Romano Hotel. www.rotaryclubmarbella.es

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I have been a proud member of Rotary Club Marbella Distrito 2203 Rotary Spain for 10 years. I represented our club as Vice President and secretary 2017-2018 and as President 2018-2019 and committee of the board Rotary Year 2019-2020 as a Former president and Public Relation and Membership advisor of Zone 9 Distrito 2203 Rotary Spain. Rotary is a global network of 1.2 M neighbours, friends, leaders, and problem-solvers who see a world where people unite and take action to create lasting change across the globe, in our communities and in ourselves. Solving real problems takes real commitment and vision, for more than 114 years, Rotary’s people of action have used their passion, energy, and intelligence to take action on sustainable projects. From literacy and peace to water and health, we are always working to better our world and stay committed to the end. Rotary members believe that we have a shared responsibility to take action on our world’s most persistent issues. Our 35,000 plus clubs work together to promote peace, fight disease, provide clean water, sanitation and hygiene, save mothers and children. Support education. Grow local economies.  We provide service to others, promote integrity, and advance world understanding, goodwill, and peace through our fellowship of business, professional, and community leaders.  Rotary club started with the vision of one man Paul Harris. The Chicago attorney formed the Rotary Club of Chicago on 23rd of February 1905, so professionals with diverse backgrounds could exchange ideas, form meaningful, lifelong friendships, and give back to their communities. Rotary’s name came from the group’s early practice of rotating meetings among the offices of its members. “Whatever Rotary may mean to us, to the world it will be known by the results it achieves” said our founder Paula Harris.  We were truly international. Only 16 years after being founded, Rotary had clubs on

six continents. Today, members in nearly every country work to solve some of our world’s most challenging problems. We persevere in tough times. During World War II, Rotary clubs in Austria, Germany, Italy, Japan, and Spain are forced to disband. Despite the risks, many continued to meet informally, and after the war, Rotary members came together to rebuild their clubs and their countries.  We are committed to service, and we are not afraid to dream big and set bold goals. We began our gift against Polio in 1979 with a project top immunise 6 million children in the Philippines. Today, Polio remains endemic in only 2 countries Afghanistan and Pakistan, - Down from 125 in 1988. 

ROTARY MEMBERS BELIEVE THAT WE HAVE A SHARED RESPONSIBILITY TO TAKE ACTION ON OUR WORLD’S MOST

PERSISTENT ISSUES

Rotary Foundation has spendt 3 Billion $ on Life-Changing, sustainable projects for last 100 years. With your help, we can make lives better in your community and around the world.  Rotary Club Marbella will celebrate our 40 years anniversary this October at Hotel Puente Romano where we have our headquarter since 1979.  Honour to have an owner of the hotel Daniel Shamoon himself as a fellow member of Rotary Club.  Thanks to all the support we receive from Marbella city and all of you we can continue working on our services for our community. Thank you very much for your trust towards our Charitable activities.  Saeko Hamada Ikeo  Rotary Club Marbella.  Distrito 2203 . Rotary Spain Rotary International. EXCLUSIVE LIFE MAGAZINE 139

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WORLD VISION GALA AT PUENTE ROMANO

On Thursday 15th August, Puente Romano hosted Charity Gala Dinner, which was carried out in aid of World Vision Organization. Summer Gala Dinner 2019 featured several international artists and had a record number of visitors. The evening cocktail served canapés from Nobu Marbella, and the four-course dinner was created by Puente Romano´s Head Chef Thomas Stork. Thanks to all the local sponsors and the guests who took part of the dinner, charity raffle and private donations, the night raised nearly 50 000€. The support received this year will help to eliminate childhood malnutrition in Bangladesh.

El pasado jueves 15 de agosto, el Hotel Puente Romano organizó la Cena de Gala Benéfica a favor de la organización World Vision. La Cena de Gala de Verano 2019 contó con varios artistas internacionales y tuvo una cantidad récord de visitantes. El cóctel de la noche servía canapés de Nobu Marbella y el menú de cuatro platos para la cena fue confeccionado por el jefe de cocina del Hotel Puente Romano, Thomas Stork. Gracias a todos los patrocinadores locales y los invitados que participaron en la cena, el sorteo y las donaciones privadas, la noche recaudó casi 50.000€. El apoyo recibido este año ayudará a eliminar la desnutrición infantil en Bangladesh.

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BVLGARI MARBELLA PRESENTATION PRESENTACIÓN

On July 9th, Bvlgari Puerto Banús hosted an exhibition of more than 100 pieces which form part of the Cinemagia High Jewellery Collection, inspired by the era of Italian Cinema, and unveiled on the island of Capri this summer. A celebration of Bvlgari’s relationship with the silver screen. Unique pieces like Moby Dick, inspired by the film, or Colour Treasures, inspired by divas of the past and present, as well as the colours of the Italian flag, were present at the event. Among others, at the event: Lilly Wittgenstein, Bvlgari brand ambassador, Princess Al Thani of Qatar and Gunilla Von Bismarck

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Bvlgari Puerto Banús acogió el pasado 9 de Julio una exposición de más de 100 piezas parte de la Colección Cinemagia, inspirada en la época de Cine Italiano que tuvo inicio en la isla de Capri ese verano. Una celebración de la relación entre Bvlgari y el cine. Piezas únicas como Moby Dick, inspirado en la película, o Color Treasures, inspirado en las divas del pasado y del presente, así como los colores de la bandera de Italia estuvieron presentes en el evento. Entre otros invitados asisitieron al evento: Lilly Witgenstein, embajadora de Bvlgari, Princesa Al Thani de Qatar y Gunilla Von Bismarck.

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ELITE SPAIN CELEBRATE THE SUMMER

By the hand of Elite Spain, the Spanish Federation of Luxury, a hundred guests, members of Saudi Arabian high society, met last June 26th in the Kettal showroom in Marbella, at an exclusive cocktail party to celebrate the summer.

De la mano de Elite Spain, la federación española del lujo, un centenar de invitados, miembros de la alta sociedad Saudí, se dieron cita el pasado 26 de Junio en las instalaciones de Kettal de Marbella en un exclusivo cóctel para celebrar el verano.

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EPIC MARBELLA AT PUENTE ROMANO

On July 9th, Sierra Blanca Estates presented its new development of luxury homes, decorated by Fendi Casa. The guests enjoyed a wonderful evening at La Terrasse of Puente Romano Hotel.

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Sierra Blanca Estates presentรณ el pasado 9 de julio su nueva promocion de viviendas de lujo decoradas por Fendi Casa. Los invitados disfrutaron de una maravillosa velada en La Terrasse del Hotel Puente Romano.

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