There is no doubt that Marbella is still one of the most important tourist destinations in the world today, but over the last 15 years it has also become one of the most modern and cosmopolitan ‘mini-cities’ in Spain, with a kind of contemporary infrastructure to match the larger cities. Luckily for those who want to buy in Marbella, the total volume of properties available is amazing, there is everything from flats and townhouses next to the beach, to sumptuous villas and even cottages. And the good news is that, with the depression in the housing market, house prices have fallen significantly, so there are real opportunities in all types of homes waiting for someone to seize the opportunity in the region’s real estate market. Marbella is divided into different areas and here are the best locations to consider when buying a property in Marbella.