destination sotogrande- oct 2015
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Sotogrande, one of a kind destination
At the south tip of Europe, for decades, Sotogrande has been one of Europe’s most desirable and distinctive
year-round destinations. Fusing Andalucian culture and history with a world-class lifestyle, Sotogrande stretches
from the Mediterranean Sea into the foothills of the Sierra Almenara. Scattered amongst its beaches, marina, cork
forests, rivers and mountains are world class golf, polo and sailing facilities. The magic of Sotogrande lies in its
unique mix of elegance, action, style and serenity, set in a spectacular sea front location.
Sotogrande was founded in 1962 by the visionary, American businessman Mr. Joseph McMicking, who dreamt
of creating an idyllic place in a perfect climate for people from all over the world to live and spend holidays.
London3 hrs. flight
Brussels3 hrs. flight
Munich3 hrs. flight
Sotogrande is easily accessible from most European cities. It is a 1 hour 15 drive from Malaga airport, which
has seen significant recent expansion to become an international hub. Alternatively Sotogrande is located 25
minutes from Gibraltar airport, 1 hour 15 from Jerez airport and 2hrs from Seville airport.
To the east of the resort sits the gateway to the Costa del Sol, which includes Marbella, a 30 minute drive away. To
the west is the Costa de la Luz, with its vast, wild beaches near Tarifa such as Bolonia and Zahara de los Atunes.
Morocco is also just 35 minutes away by fast ferry from Tarifa to Tangier.
The climate on the coast is inviting, along with the Costa del Sol’s considerable number of tourist attractions
including it’s many and varied golf courses, beaches, restaurants, plus great culture, history and local traditions.
A unique offering
Sotogrande is one of the most discreet premium lifestyle destinations in Europe. It has 5,000 residents with either
permanent or holiday homes and it is the destination of choice for many of Spain’s and other nations’ most affluent
Spanning 20 square kilometres from the Mediterranean Sea to the foothills of the Sierra Almenara, Sotogrande is
a location of outstanding natural beauty that has a vast amount to offer its international community of residents.
Sotogrande offers a secure, relaxed, healthy lifestyle, a sophisticated social scene and excellent sports facilities.
The Sotogrande International School has proven to be a major attraction for families.
A premier sporting destination
Sotogrande is one of Europe’s leading sporting destinations. Whether it is yachting, golf, water sports, tennis or
polo that light your fire, all are welcomed and celebrated here.
For golfers, there are five 18 hole golf courses in Sotogrande including Valderrama - host to the European Tour ’s
Volvo Masters and the 1997 Ryder Cup and ranked Europe’s number 1 course since the 1980s.
Others designed by leading golf course architects Cabell B. Robinson, Robert Trent Jones and Dave Thomas
include the La Reserva Club de Golf, host of the PGA NH Collection Open tournament and the Real Club de
Golf Sotogrande. There is also the San Roque Club, with 36 holes, which is a few minutes away.
For polo lovers, Sotogrande boasts more than 25 annual polo tournaments as well as multiple equestrian centres
and stables alive with activity all year round.
For sailors, a fully developed yacht harbour with 1400 berths and a 70 meter docking capacity make Sotogrande’s
marina a hive of sailing activity.
For tennis players, the area also has two tennis and racquet clubs, two sublime beach clubs, the Sotogrande
Tennis Academy, a rugby club and a sailing club.
A great life in Sotogrande
There are many beaches in and nearby this magnificent destination. Sotogrande caters for all tastes, from the
stunning two kilometre long Playa Sotogrande with the Trocadero Beach Club to the one kilometre long Playa
Paseo del Mar with the El Octógono Beach Club, beach bar and watersports centre that is designed for family
outings. For something more isolated, the quiet five kilometre long Playa Guadalquiton lies just to the west of the
Sotogrande is surrounded by natural beauty. The 1,308 hectare natural reserve Alcaidesa and the 35 Hectare
Paraje Natural offer ample opportunity to explore and embrace the best that nature has to offer.
Sotogrande’s community is made up of permanent and holiday residents enjoying an active social life and lifetime
friendships. An impressive events calendar guarantees all year round entertainment.
Who comes to Sotogrande
50% of owners/visitors are Spanish, 40% from UK or Gibraltar and the remaining 10% are Northern European
(mainly Germany, Switzerland, Scandinavia, Holland and Belgium).
Average 52, ranging from 35 to 70.
High income earners, HNWI’s.
· Parents & grand parents
· Adult children & children / grandchildren
· Medical, technology, entertainment,
sports, finance, real estate
· Senior executives, business people,
· Sports, nature, health, wellness
· Culture, art, culinary experiences
· A relaxed and secure resort lifestyle
2015, the rebirth of Sotogrande
Sotogrande is experiencing a renaissance inspired by a new vision; to make Sotogrande as vibrant and
captivating destination in the future as it was when it first came into being over 50 years ago. Throughout
Sotogrande, there is a renewed sense of dynamism and purpose for this magnificent community. Businesses are
blooming, cafes and tapas bars are full, the marina is busy, beach clubs are jumping, boating activity is up and
golfers are enjoying the outdoors on world-renowned courses.
This sense of growing Momentum in Sotogrande will continue throughout the year with a variety of sports, arts
and cultural events taking place to suit the tastes of all members of the family.
Sotogrande latest community: La Reserva
Sotogrande’s newest and most desirable community is La Reserva. This multi-generational family community
that incorporates a wide range of exclusive amenities is just part of the many investments planned in the wider
La Reserva is being created with respect for the environment. The beautiful green surroundings La Reserva offers
will be maintained in the development. The architectural design includes a modern and sophisticated approach
to architecture that follows the natural lay of the land, and is developed using natural materials allowing it to be
absorbed by the beauty of it ’s surroundings.
La Reserva philosophy
Enjoying the La Reserva way of life represents more than just the purchase of your home. It is a community in the
truest sense of the word - a group of dynamic, positive and refined individuals who know how life should be lived.
The La Reserva community is present in many forms throughout the year. It can be enjoyed within Sotogrande
informally, at some of our organised intimate experiences or at a selection of hand picked events all around
the world. Being part of this vibrant community is both an honor and an opportunity, something that should be
cherished for generations.
La Reserva facilities
Whatever their interests, the La Reserva community will be spoilt for choice. For those that enjoy the water, a state
of the art spa will be set alongside one of Europe’s largest and most welcoming swimmable lagoons. For the more
active, golf can be enjoyed at the communities signature golf course while the family wait to join the golfers for
a culinary experience in the newly refurbished clubhouse. A new tennis centre, equestrian facility (complete with
jumping school) and kids golf area completes the list of amazing experiences on offer at La Reserva.
Most importantly, these are facilities and experiences that have been developed for all ages. Instruction schools,
hosted by some of the worlds leading performers in their sporting disciplines are being created so that all abilities
can enjoy what La Reserva has to offer.
Gran ReservaWellness & Spa
Horse Riding Facility
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La Reserva lifestyle
La Reserva is an easily accessible destination where you can retreat to re-connect with yourself, your family
Whether it is memorable vacations you are after or a place to call you own, La Reserva has something for everyone.
Moreover, for the very lucky few, it is everyday life; an exclusive vibrant community offering quality experiences,
an excellent international school and high-end real estate for multiple generations of like-minded families.
La Reserva community is a place where you will share exceptional moments and places with the ones you love.
As a member of this community, a life of unforgettable experiences with new and old friends and loved ones is