• 4 Bedrooms 4 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms 4 Bathrooms
  • Sleeps 8 Sleeps 8
  • 180m to Beach 180m to Beach
  • Children welcome Children welcome
  • Resort Concierge Resort Concierge
  • Light Housekeeping Light Housekeeping
  • Private Pool Private Pool

Casa Mara is a super modern and bright 4-bedroom beachside villa for 8 guests, on Marbella’s prestigious Golden Mile. Located just 180m from the promenade to Puerto Banus and Marbella, you will be spoiled for choice when it comes to walking out to a nearby restaurants or designer boutiques!

This contemporary beach house is perfect for relaxed and easy holiday, with a sparkling beach vibe décor and a spacious terrace that wraps around a private pool.

Families love the flat terraces and enclosed pool where children can play happily in view of the living room and terrace.... if you can tear them away from the beach, that is!

At a glance

Stay right on the beach on Marbella’s Golden Mile, just a three-minute walk to Playa Rio Verde and a 10-minute walk to Puerto Banus.

The cool open-plan living, dining and kitchen open out to the poolside BBQ terrace for perfect summertime stays

Keep a watchful eye on little ones as the pool sits centre-stage from each terrace

Recently modernised, with hot and cold climate control and underfloor heating in bathrooms.

A very popular villa in a superb Marbella beachside location - no car needed!

Casa Mara offers 4 en-suite bedrooms, with the spacious principal suite occupying the top floor. Sleeps 8.

Welcome to Casa Mara

Casa Mara is neatly tucked away in the Rio Verde area of Marbella’s Golden Mile, right next to the beach and walkway to Puerto Banus.

This super modern house has been completely transformed from a traditional beach cottage into a stylish two floor villa with a private pool and outdoor dining.

Downstairs, a dreamy open-plan living and dining space opens out completely to the wraparound terrace, and the private pool is visible from the terrace and living room, a big hit with children who love splashing around all day.

Casa Mara works perfectly for families or couples looking to soak up the sun during the day, then enjoy the heady vibe of Puerto Banus in the evening – no car required!



Stylish and relaxing, Casa Mara is the perfect Marbella beach getaway. This recently modernised villa centres around the neat living and dining area, with glass walls opening out to the terrace and pool creating a gorgeous indoor-outdoor flow.

Neutral interiors are enhanced with splashes of Mediterranean blues and yellows, while quirky art pieces bring the owner’s original taste into the frame.

There are three en-suite bedrooms on the ground floor, ideal for families travelling with toddlers, or guests who have difficulty with stairs. A floating staircase takes you to a fabulous principal bedroom which occupies the whole of the first floor and features a cute sitting/reading area and private terrace.

If you care about the planet and travelling sustainably, you’ll appreciate that Casa Mara has avoided the use of single-use plastics throughout the villa.

Casa Mara sits within a private plot which has been completely updated to offer a spacious wrap-around terrace, allowing you to enjoy sunshine or shade at your pleasure.

The main entrance gate opens into a pretty Spanish courtyard, leading around in turn to the L-shaped terrace. The main sun terrace features an ample 9m x 3m swimming pool and an extra poolside sun lounger space laid with clean artificial grass.

Past the pool and around the corner, there is a covered sitting and dining terrace furnished with an L-shaped rattan sofa, armchair and coffee table, with a dining table and seating for 8 guests.

The outdoor kitchen area is equipped with a Weber kettle BBQ, sink and a handy fridge.

How Casa Mara works for you


  • Sleeps up to 8 guests in 4 en-suite bedrooms
  • Principal suite on top floor and 3 further suites on the ground floor
  • Private 9m x 3m outdoor pool, max 1.80cm deep with Roman steps
  • Weber kettle BBQ and outdoor dining table seats 8
  • Indoor dining table for 6
  • Three minutes’ walk (180m) to the beach and promenade
  • Air-conditioning/heating throughout
  • Feature fireplace for winter
  • Bluetooth sound system
  • Underfloor heating in bathrooms
  • Kitchen equipped with oven, hob (on the central island), washing machine, dishwasher, fridge/freezer, Nespresso machine, microwave
  • Courtyard patio and poolside terraces
  • Fast fibre optic internet
  • Utility room available for guest use
  • Intelligent key-lock system
  • *Fees apply, please ask for further details

The light-filled open-plan living space is distributed between a sitting room, kitchen and dining area, and opens out completely to the covered dining terrace on one side and the sunny terrace and pool on the lateral.

The room features a part double-height ceiling and a floating staircase to the first-floor principal bedroom, which maximises the feeling of space on the ground level. The sitting room is furnished with an L-Shaped sofa, coffee table, wall-mounted TV, gas feature fireplace, cabinets and lamps.

The indoor dining space features a round solid wood dining table with seating for eight guests and just outside on the terrace, there is a further eight-seater long table.

The indoor kitchen is compact but fully equipped and features an island with an integrated hob and a two-stool breakfast bar.

Outside is a kettle BBQ and handy drinks cooler, plus prep space for enjoying dining outdoors.

The enclosed ground floor patio wraps around most of the house with poolside seating, plus an additional sun-bathing area with four poolside sun beds and a clean artificial grass underfoot.

The covered lounge terrace is the perfect place to enjoy your morning coffee and if you’re staying in the principal suite on the first floor, you can also enjoy coffee on your private terrace with just a glimpse of the sea in the background!

Casa Mara is an easy-going villa, connect the Bluetooth speaker in the living room, put on your favourite summer tunes and chill by the pool.

Principal Bedroom 1:

The principal bedroom occupies the entire first (top) floor. At the top of the stairs, there is a little sitting/reading area with a comfortable armchair, a wall of integrated wardrobes, a large mirror and a cosy rug.

The bedroom itself is furnished with a super-king-size (180cm) bed, two bedside tables, wall-mounted TV, a standard lamp and further louvre door wardrobe. Terrace doors lead out to a wraparound balcony.

The open en-suite bathroom is equipped with a walk-in rainforest shower, WC and bidet cubicle, double washbasin and towel hanger.

Guest Bedroom 2:

Located to the right of the hallway on the ground floor, bedroom two is furnished with a queen-size (150cm) bed, integrated wardrobes, two bedside shelves, and long wall mirror.

The en-suite bathroom is equipped with a walk-in rainforest shower, single washbasin, WC and bidet.

Guest Bedroom 3:

Located to the left of the hallway on the ground floor, bedroom three features a vaulted ceiling and is furnished with a queen-size (150cm) bed, a quirky chest of drawers, two bedside tables, fitted wardrobe, a small mirror and patio doors which give access to the entrance courtyard.

The en-suite bathroom is equipped with a walk-in rainforest shower, double washbasin, and WC. This bathroom can also be accessed from the entrance hallway and can be used as a guest toilet.

Guest Bedroom 4:

Located at the end of the ground floor hallway, bedroom four is furnished with a king-size (160cm) bed, a wall of integrated wardrobes, dressing table cabinet with a bench chair and mirror above, a stand-up mirror and patio doors which give access to the entrance courtyard.

Light Housekeeping

Your rental includes a complete clean and linen change every 7 days, plus additional light housekeeping in 2 visits during the week (housekeeping does not include kitchen clear-up). Additional housekeeping hours can be booked and paid for in advance to cover things like after-dinner clearing up or personal laundry.

A Taste of Spain

If you prefer not to cook, please ask our Concierge team for details of our private chefs. Our professional villa chefs can showcase the best local ingredients or cook favourite international dishes for you and your guests.  (At Casa Mara this is a service we particularly recommend for your convenience due to the limited space in the kitchen.)

For a taste of authentic Spanish cuisine, ask about our gourmet tapas menus, wine tasting, or book a private food tour with our expert guides.

Enjoy a BBQ prepared for you, or have the chef cook a giant poolside paella while you relax with a G&T, they will even bring waiting staff for large groups and clean up afterwards.

Villa Provisioning

All of our villas have a convenient stock-cupboard, with a starter supply of the the essential household items you might need for a comfortable stay.

Villa Essentials Service

A pre-arrival shopping service is available from your Concierge/Housekeeper, to cover essentials for the first 2 days. Goods + time are paid locally on arrival or pre-ordering is available with payment made before you travel.

Local Expertise on Hand

All stays with The Luxury Villa Collection include a personal meet and greet with an English-speaking Villa Manager for peace of mind, and they are then available during your stay to assist you with any villa queries.

In addition, from the moment you book, our Guest Experience Team will help with all your travel arrangements to ensure a smooth stay. Our Spain-based local experts have a well-honed ‘Little Black Book’ of hand-picked experiences at their disposal, ready to help you create lasting memories.

Complimentary Itinerary Planning

Every booking includes around 3 hours of itinerary planning before you travel (more complex itineraries can be organised for a fee to cover extended hours).  As a guide, 3 hours is usually enough to help with your airport transfers and car hire, a chef service for a special meal, and to help you plan and book one day out.

Concierge-Style Support in Spain

Once you arrive at Casa Mara, your local Experience Manager will be on hand with further ideas and recommendations. They may be able to visit you at the villa if required, or if you think you might need a more personalised service, we can arrange for you to have a Personal Concierge* for the duration of your stay.

Casa Mara is within easy reach of a whole range of amazing experiences to add to your travel memories and some we can bring to you at the villa.

It’s a perfect location from which to enjoy Marbella, Puerto Banus and the Costa del Sol.

From exciting family adventures to world-class golf and beach clubs to beauty spas, we work closely with the best local suppliers to help make your stay extra special.

Active guests might love to hire electric bikes and ride along Marbella’s promenade which links Marbella town to Puerto Banus.

For Spanish culture, explore the cities of Andalucía with a personal guide direct from your villa. Enjoy a selection of day tours or bespoke itineraries all with a door-to-door service in comfortable vehicles. There are also many easy self-drive day trips if you’d like to get out and see more of Andalucía.

A perfect choice for a first-time stay in Marbella is the escorted wine and tapas tour of Marbella’s historic centre, where you can get to know the secret corners of this Spanish town.

If you prefer, your villa concierge can organise in-villa wine and gourmet tasting sessions or a Spanish cooking class.

Marbella is renowned for its wonderful selection of restaurants, from Michelin star fine dining to family-run tapas bars. We have listed our favourite restaurants in Marbella to whet your appetite.


To help you get the very best from your stay at this villa, our Guest Experience Team can help you with hire cars and transfers when booked in advance. There is also an excellent local taxi service on. You can get UBER or BOLT direct to the villa using the app.

This villa has one parking space available for your own car.

Collections featuring this villa

The Beach Collection

A stone’s throw from Playa Rio Verde on Marbella’s Golden Mile, Casa Mara is a cute beach-chic 4-bedroom villa is perfect for guests who want to enjoy a Marbella beach holiday with friends or family.

Within a short walk you’ll find a great selection of beach restaurants and bars, and a 10-minute stroll will also take you into Puerto Banus where you can enjoy port-side dining and boutique shopping.

If you get carried away with the shopping and don’t fancy the walk back home again, just call an UBER for the ultimate convenience!

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The Petite Collection

Casa Mara is an adorable villa on Marbella’s Golden Mile which has been completely modernised in a cool beach-chic style.

The two storey, four-bedroom villa is compact but perfect for single family groups or two couples with children.

The wraparound terrace has a private pool, and the location is fabulous: 3 minutes’ walk (180m) to the beach, and 10-minutes’ walk to Puerto Banus.

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Enjoy the local area

Casa Mara is located just 180 metres – an easy 2-minute flat walk to Playa Rio Verde beach and the glorious promenade which links Marbella to Puerto Banus and beyond.

It’s an ideal location if you want to spend lazy days on the beach combined with boutique shopping and dinner experiences in nearby Puerto Banus and Marbella.

Or why not mosey along the Golden Mile where you’ll encounter some of Marbella’s finest eateries: whether you’re seeking an organic brunch, authentic Spanish lunch menu or a Michelin-star evening.

You can walk into the wonderful port area of Puerto Banus (10 minutes) along the beachfront promenade, or if you’re feeling energetic, head the other way to Marbella. It will take you about 50 minutes along the prom, depending on how fast you walk, but there is no better way to experience happy, sun-filled life in Marbella.

Whilst in Marbella, take a stroll around the old town with its pretty whitewashed streets, church squares and chic boutiques. Stop for an impromptu tapa near Plaza de los Naranjos where you’ll find some of Marbella’s best loved tapas bars.

Further afield, you can easily visit charming white villages along the coast, like Benahavis, Ojen or Ronda.

If you want to stay strictly on the coast, why not head along to the small harbour of Cabopino or the the vibrant seaside village of La Cala de Mijas? Or our absolute favourite city, Malaga with its happy-go-lucky ambience, impressive Muelle Uno leisure port, Picasso museums, and phenomenal selection of places to dine.

Nearest airports: Malaga 59 kms (38 mins), Gibraltar 67km (56 mins)

Nearest beach: Playa Rio Verde 180m (2 mins walk)

Ski resort: 217kms (2hs26mins)

Supermarkets: Lidl 300m, Carrefour 350m, El Corte Ingles/Hipercor 650m, Mercadona 1.2kms

Golf: Aloha Golf Club 5.6kms (10mins), Las Brisas & Los Naranjos 7.2kms (13 mins) and Rio Real 10.5kms (12 mins)

Situated on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea, Marbella is a resort known widely for its glitz and glamour, but for those looking to explore the area you’ll find plenty of Spanish charm, culture and character.

The resort is renowned for its sunny climate that puts the ‘Sol’ in Costa del Sol, and here we have mile upon mile of beaches, bustling shops and breathtaking mountain walks with spectacular scenery for your Instagram feed.

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