Villa Luci strikes me as the perfect base for a family holiday: a small but perfectly formed modern villa with a lovely garden and gorgeous infinity-style pool. It's also ideally located by the beach in a family-friendly area of East Marbella. We also love the addition of the studio suite bedroom with sofa bed – ideal for extra guests or staff.
- 4+1 Bedrooms
- 4 Bathrooms
- Sleeps 8+2 Children
- Light Housekeeping
- Family Friendly
- Pool (Heating a supplement cost)
Villa Luci is a modern and relaxed, beachside bolthole, ideal for a family break in popular Marbesa, East of Marbella. Located just a short stroll from kilometres of Costa del Sol beaches and popular beach clubs, the interiors have been recently upgraded by new owners, creating a stylish oasis to comfortably sleep 8 adults + 2 children, in 4 en-suite double bedrooms + studio with sofa bed.
At a glance
Ideal for families: 4 luxurious en-suite bedrooms and a separate studio with sofa bed.
Excellently appointed a 600m stroll from the beach and walking distance to restaurants and shops.
A classic Spanish villa with contemporary touches recently refurbished to the highest standard
Get ready to relax: soak up the sunshine in an oversized hammock next to the pool, surrounded by flower-filled gardens.
Enjoy amazing views of the glittering Mediterranean sea from the second-floor terrace
Add pool heating* for your enjoyment from September to June
Gather the whole family at one of two outdoor dining tables. perfect for an al-fresco meal overlooking the garden
In a Laid-Back suburb within walking distance to the beach
Villa Luci enjoys a family-friendly walled garden, with shady pine trees to relax in while contemplating a cloudless blue sky. A comfy oversized hammock amongst the trees provides the perfect vantage point from which to take it all in.
The gardens of Villa Luci are neatly tended and brimming with tropical plants such as banana trees and palms, which provide welcome shade when the temperatures start to soar.
The infinity pool is accessible via steps leading into the shallow end – making it great for kids.
Excellently appointed in the friendly suburb of Marbesa, Villa Luci is also close to a range of superb local restaurants and cafés so you can ditch the car and enjoy the fresh air.
One Marbella’s most exclusive bars – Nikki Beach – is located a 20 minute walk from the villa, while the prestigious Ocean Club is a short car-drive away in bustling Puerto Banus.
With the beach on the doorstep and some of the area’s best bars a mere stone’s throw away – Villa Luci will is set up to ensure you make the most of your leisure time and enjoy an unforgettable holiday.
How Villa Luci works for you
- 4 bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms
- Studio suite with Italian-sprung sofa bed, TV and kitchenette
- Landscaped gardens with infinity-style pool
- Off-street parking for 2 cars
- Sea views from top floor terrace
- Modern family lounge with TV and fireplace
- Travel-cot and high chair available
- Air-conditioning and underfloor heating throughout
- Walking distance to beach, supermarket and restaurants
- Outdoor dining area with 8 seater table and BBQ.
- Garden hammock and tropical planting
- IPTV with international channels and WiFi
- The pool can be heated from September to June, please ask for details
Villa Luci has a large, open plan living room with space for all the family to relax in. The comfy, L-shaped sofa faces a stylish, modern fireplace which provides added cosiness on those cooler winter nights.
There’s also a widescreen TV – perfect for movie nights – and a solid, industrial style table with eight chairs, so the entire family can enjoy dining together.
The neutral colour palette of this comfortable and light-filled room is enhanced by statement pieces of bespoke furniture – including quirky driftwood lamps and beautiful shell-detail light fittings.
The living room of Villa Luci opens out onto the spacious outdoor terrace via a set of sliding glass doors. In the warmer months, these can be rolled open so the sun-soaked gardens and swimming pool are visible – blending the inside and outside space effortlessly.
Villa Luci’s open-plan living-diner has a large dining table with eight leather chairs.
The dining space flows into a modern black and cream kitchen with chocolate coloured Silestone worktops.
This contemporary kitchen is well equipped with an induction hob, Espresso machine, two ovens, a microwave and a side-by-side fridge freezer with ice maker.
Outside on the pool-facing terrace, additional space for family dining is provided by a long, wooden table with six stylish metal chairs.
There is also a separate outdoor dining area situated beneath a shaded awning, complete with a large table, eight wicker chairs and a barbeque with ample grill space – ideal for cooking up an al-fresco feast for all the family.
There are plenty of private corners to relax in at Villa Luci – including a shaded porch with comfy outdoor sofas overlooking the flower-filled garden.
If you feel like reclining poolside with a good book, there are a number of high-quality sun loungers available, plus an oversized hammock hanging amongst the pines – the ideal spot for afternoon siestas in the shade.
The swimming pool at Villa Luci is an elegant, 9 x 5m infinity-style design – easily accessible via a set of Roman corner steps leading into the shallow end. If you enjoy a swim all year round then we can heat the pool for a small fee from September to June.
The gardens are compact but perfectly maintained and feature leafy palms, brightly-flowering bougainvillaea bushes and a majestic fir-tree with far-reaching boughs.
Bedroom 1: The spacious principal suite is located on the top floor of the property and has a private terrace with superb sea views. Comes with a super-king size bed (180x200cm)– which can be split into two twins- and an integrated bathroom with handmade, lava stone bathtub, LED feature lighting, twin basins, walk-in closet, rain shower cubicle and separate loo.
Bedroom 2: Located on the top floor opposite the master bedroom, this room has a king-size bed (180x200cm)and an alcove window overlooking a large private terrace with two luxury loungers, surrounded by trees and the sound of birdsong. En-suite, made to measure bathroom with tropical wood sink and full-size bath with overhead shower.
Bedroom 3: Located on the top floor, facing the master suite, this room has a super-king size bed (180x200cm which can be separated into twins), and a charming Juliet balcony overlooking the pool and gardens. En-suite, made to measure bathroom with shower and tropical wood sink.
Bedroom 4 + 5: Positioned on the ground floor of the villa, this family suite is comprised of a bedroom with king-size bed (180cmx200cm) and an adjoining studio-lounge complete with good-quality, Italian-spring mechanism sofa bed, large TV and separate shower room with twin basins in tropical-wood surround. Also contains a small kitchenette with cooker, dishwasher and fridge. This room can also be accessed via its own door from the exterior of the villa so it is not necessary to enter through the bedroom.
Your rental includes a complete clean and linen change once a week plus additional light housekeeping in 1 or 2 visits during the week. Additional housekeeping hours can be booked and paid for in advance to cover things like after-dinner clearing up or personal laundry, and we can also source live-in maids if required.
CATERED TO YOUR CHOOSING
If you prefer not to cook, we can help organise professional villa chefs who can prepare a range of local or international dishes for you and your guests. For a taste of authentic Spanish cuisine, ask about our gourmet Spanish menus, paella demos, wine tasting, or book a tapas tour with our expert foodie tour guides.
When you book a villa with The Luxury Villa Collection, our Guest Experience Team will be on hand to help with all your holiday arrangements to ensure a smooth stay.
Our ‘Little Black Book’ of destination experts, who live locally and are all pre-approved, is at our disposal to help enhance your stay with us.
A complete villa pre-stocking service is available through your Concierge, with goods paid for locally on arrival. We can also stock the bar or bodega for you.
Villa Luci is within easy reach of a whole range of amazing experiences to add to your travel memories. From exciting family adventures to world-class golf, beach clubs to beauty spas, we work closely with the best local suppliers to help make your stay extra special.
For Spanish culture, explore the cities of Andalucia 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 air-conditioned vehicles. There are also many easy self-drive day trips from Marbella if you’d like to get out and see more of Andalucia.
A perfect choice for a first-time stay in Marbella is having one of our private guides show you the best-hidden spots in Marbella historic centre for wine and tapas, so you can get to know the secret corners of this Spanish town.
Why we love it
This compact modern villa is perfectly set up for a family of eight adults and two children.
The ground-floor studio suite with sofa bed and separate garden entrance makes an ideal base for the family nanny, and there is a range of communal dining spaces on offer both inside and outside the villa.
Villa Luci also has a fantastic infinity style pool and child-friendly, walled gardens – plus a large lounge with widescreen TV perfect for family film nights.
Enjoy the local area
Villa Luci is ideally located in the leafy suburbs of Marbesa in East Marbella, a 600-metre stroll from kilometres of sunny Costa del Sol Beaches.
The villa is situated on an attractive, tree-lined street with a range of amenities on the doorstep, meaning you can leave the car at home should you choose to, with a good Uber service to do the supermarket run. Transfer time from Malaga airport is just 30 minutes.
An 8-minute wander down the road will lead you to a selection of local restaurants and cafés. One of our favourites, Simbad beach, is just 12 minutes walk from the villa, while the world-renowned Nikki Beach is also just 18 minutes walk along the new boardwalk if you fancy dancing the night (or day) away!
If you’re in the mood for exploring further afield, the stylish and sophisticated Puerto Banus with its iconic port and range of designer boutiques is an 18-minute drive from Villa Luci.
Here you will find the full array of international and top-class cuisine that Puerto banus is famous for, not to mention the front-line dining looking out over those beautiful yachts. Its also home to the world-famous Ocean Club with its stylish beach-front location.
Situated on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea, Marbella is a resort known widely for its glitz and glamour, but for those who choose to explore the area, you’ll find plenty of Spanish charm, culture and character.
For a different day out, you can easily visit typical white villages like Mijas and Benahavis, smaller harbours like Cabopino – which is a 30-minute walk from Villa Luci – and the original fishing village of La Cala for a really Spanish vibe.
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, white villages, bustling shops and breathtaking scenery, making it an ideal holiday destination for families and groups of friends alike.
In Marbella you’ll find something for all tastes, from world-class cuisine to characterful tapas bars, from local produce to designer labels, and from beach to breathtaking mountain walks