Discretion and privacy are the noblest materials in this privileged setting in the Benahavís and Marbella area. Founded in 1991, La Zagaleta occupies more than 900 hectares of Mediterranean forest, from where you can see stunning sunsets, Gibraltar and the beautiful African coasts. Not a lot is known about the owners of the more than 200 mansions scattered around what was once Adnan Khashoggi’s private hunting area. The land of the ill-fated Saudi tycoon went up for auction in 1989 and was acquired by a holding company of Spanish, Swiss, German and North American investors.
The best architects and interior designers in Marbella have a place in La Zagaleta to make everything they can dream of. Although contemporary interior design is the most popular these days in the area. La Zagaleta is provided with two golf courses, a luxurious sports club, an equestrian center, heliport and even a private lake. A paradise on Earth where just a few can purchase an incredible property and decorate it with interior design professionals in Marbella with exclusive furniture or luxury Items from all over the world.
Most of La Zagaleta owners come from the UK (30%), Germany (30%), Northern European countries (30%). The remaining 10% is shared by Spanish, Arab and other nationalities.
What they value the most is complete discretion, excellence and highly personalized services. It’s been said that some distinguished guests that have visited La Zagaleta have been politicians and celebrities such as Lady Gaga, Beckham, Shakira or Brad Pitt sought refuge in this area of Benahavís or that Julio Iglesias was not admitted to the urbanization.