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 the 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 apartments and townhouses next to the beach, to modern luxury villas and even cottages. Marbella is divided into different areas and every area has its own perks and traits for you to enjoy. Here are the best locations to consider when buying a property in Marbella. Marbella old Town is the historicall part of Marbella, with its cobbled streets, restaurants and alleyways full of flowers. Here you really get the traditional Spanish feeling when you walk through the streets or sit at one of the many bars and order a drink and tapas. Puerto Banus, the world famous port with all its glamour and luxury. Here you can find mega yachts, beautiful cars and all the luxury brands when you go shopping. Puerto Banus also offer a variety of bars, restaurants and clubs. The Golden Mile is the pinnacle of luxury and offers a variety of 5*  hotels and restaurants. You can also find multiple luxury villas at walking distance of the beach, where you can enjoy the Mediterrenean lifestyle. Sierra Blanca consists of a mix of modern and traditional high-end villas, offers stunning views over the city and along the coast, and benefits from the best of the local microclimate due to its location on a mountainside. Nueva Andalucia is one of if not the most popular area in Marbella. It is located just above Puerto Banus and is home of the Marbella Golf Valley. Here you can find everything you can dream of to play golf. With golfcourses like Los Naranjos, Las Brisas and Aloha Golf within walking distance.