Information about Casares

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At just 12 kilometres from the coast, 30 minutes from Gibraltar and 20 minutes from Marbella, you’ll find the picturesque village of Casares.  For those who like to live in the countryside with the coastal facilities at easy reach, Casares is the place to be. Around Casares, we have an interesting portfolio of country houses and cottages, villas, vineyards and equestrian estates for sale.

The main areas where we have country property for sale are:

La Acedía: A green oasis in which we have a handful of villas and country houses. Scattered alongside the river and on the foot of the Sierra Bermeja, you have absolute privacy and magnificent views over the mountains. With reasonable flat land, it is possible to keep horses.

El  Jaral: A small community tugged away in the mountain. All country properties count with stunning views over the Mediterranean, the rock of Gibraltar and the Moroccan Coast.

Celima La Manga: Winding up the mountain you’ll find houses, cottages, villas and estates of all sizes. Surrounded by cork trees and pine they all have amazing views, either over the mountain range or the Mediterranean, or both!

Sierra Crestellina: The houses and villas for sale in the Sierra Crestellina, Casares boast breathtaking views over the village of Casares, the Mediterranean sea, Gibraltar and the African coast. The estates in this areas border the natural park of the Sierra Crestellina with a large population of deer, mountain goat, wild boar and vultures.

Los Molinos and Rio Genal: The valleys here offer large grazing areas with reasonable flat land provide a good base for equestrian estates and cortijos. You will also find vineyards or have the possibility to start your own.

Facilities and services in Casares

In the small village of Casares, you will find everything you need. Don’t expect a large supermarket but the little shops sell the most delicious fruit and vegetables, homemade chorizo and sausages and not to forget the famous Casares goats cheese. It is a lovely village to wander around and the villagers welcome you in. The village offers all the necessary facilities, yet if you prefer a doctor or a dentist who speaks your language it’s only a short drive to the coast.

Bakery – butchers- mini market- doctors service –dentist – primary school – nursery – language classes

Wining & Dining in Casares

Casares counts with some of the best restaurants on the Costa del Sol. You do not have to drive far to find the most exquisite food or to enjoy a typical Spanish lunch. To mention just a few:

Arroyo Hondo – restaurant Kabuki Raw (Cortesin)- SarmientoVenta García-Venta Victoria-La Bodeguita-La Terraza

For a small bite or a tapas, we can recommend the bars on Casares’ main square.

What to do in Casares?

Just focusing on a few of the leisure highlights.  The Cortesin golf course hosts the Volvo World Matchplay, the long stretched Casares beaches with its 5-star beach club, tracking through the mountains from your doorstep, horse riding, relaxing in the Cortesin Spa or working out in the gym. And of course, the village offers a variety of courses for young and old. From football, flamenco, theatre or Spanish literature, you won’t get bored!

Oscar Ernstsen | 2nd December 2011