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Beach Villa Marbella FRANCE
Madrid SPAI N Granada Villa Marbella
Cartagena MEDITERRANEAN SEA
This luxury villa, about 25 minutes from Malaga airport, offers more than an exalted décor. Orchards burst with full fruit and the vast sundeck with classical Moorish accents echoes the Mediterranean horizon, sky and beautiful sea. The villa has rich furnishings and fine finishings, all painstakingly selected for the ultimate aesthetic to create livable spaces of comfort and ease. The sitting room beckons with an 18th century open fireplace and arched double doors of glass. The drawing room with its adjoining semi-enclosed sitting room is an ideal setting for conversation. State-of-the-art technology is integrated seamlessly throughout Villa Marbella. International political figures and affluent business people are regular guests at this marvellous exclusive villa. Rates: From EUR 8,750 per night for 20 people. The villa has 10 bedrooms, each of them with its own well-appointed bathroom, private terrace and dressing area, lounging area and Jacuzzi. The cuisine is prepared to the most exacting of personal tastes by the
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estate’s own award-winning gourmet chef. The villa’s kitchen features a full array restaurant-quality equipment. There is also a fully stocked wine cellar. Activities: Tennis, fitness and wellness, art deco cinema. Spa: Travertine marble on walls and floors, gracefully rising pillars, tasteful murals and intricate mosaics inspired by Roman frescoes from the ancient resort city of Pompeii are the surroundings that will nourish the spirit whilst tending the body at Villa Marbella. Two separate health spas offer a host of options. Swim against the current in a full-size indoor wave pool. Maintain strength and flexibility on such state-of-the-art fitness equipment as treadmills, life cycles, weights and a full complement of passive exercise machines. You can always step outside for tennis, a run on the beach or an outdoor swim. Finally, unwind and escape in the Jacuzzi, trompe l’oeil massage rooms, two saunas and two Turkish baths. When you are ready, the hairdressing salon awaits to pamper you with the finest beauty and grooming care.
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