Elviria, located between Cabopino and El Resario, is known as one of the more expensive areas on the coast, with popular destinations such as the five-star Don Carlos hotel and the world-famous Nikki beach. The area is also home to a number of famous bars and restaurants that attract customers from far and wide. Elviria is best known for its pine trees, beaches and mountain ranges. One of the most prestigious areas on the coast is just inland from Elviria - La Mairena, home to impressive luxury villas and apartment complexes that enjoy some of the most spectacular views of the coast and mountain ranges. There are three golf courses in Elviria, the 9-hole El Soto de Marbella golf course in La Mairena, the 18-hole Santa Maria golf course and the 9-hole Greenlife golf course.