The local area at Ambera Duquesa

the local area at
La Duquesa

La Duquesa Marina is situated halfway between Marbella and Gibraltar in the quiet municipality of Manilva. Set in a beautiful location on the Costa del Sol, this marina is quaint and friendly harbour.

Nestled between two blue flag beaches complete with beach bars and restaurants, La Duquesa Marina offers a tranquil setting away from the hustle and bustle you would normally expect to find on the Costa del Sol. The Marina opens directly onto sandy beaches that stretch for kilometres down to Playa Casares with a connecting promenade to the neighbouring town of Sabinillas, offering a wide range of amenities. The marina boasts a wide choice of amenities including a varied range of restaurants, bars and boutique shops.

The surrounding area

The surrounding area boasts a great number of quality golf courses of all levels, including the Duquesa Golf and Country Club where Ambera Duquesa is located. Close by you also find the world famous Valderrama golf course, as well as the spectacular Alcaidesa courses with great views of the ocean and Gibraltar.

The proximity to the coast and the countryside lends itself perfectly to all kinds of outdoor sports, including wonderful cycling and hiking trails. In keeping with the rest of the Costa del Sol, this area of the coastline offers great beaches for water sports and enjoyment, plus you can head out on a jeep safari, birdwatching or horse riding. You can also enjoy a leisurely stroll through the river valley or hillside and soak up the majestic views spanning the coast, the quaint little white villages and the sea, as far as Morocco and Gibraltar.

Aiports and transportation

Málaga International Airport is located only a comfortable 55 min drive from Duquesa. The drive goes via the comfortable motorway AP7. The airport of Gibraltar is also an alternative for visitors, only 36 min drive away. This makes the Manilva area an easy place to travel to with both charter flights and scheduled flights available several times a day from most EU countries.

Nearby towns

There are plenty of towns in the immediate area to visit! These include:

  1. Manilva
  2. San Luis de Sabinillas 
  3. Benahavis 
  4. Sotogrande 
  5. Marbella 


Around Ambera Duquesa you will find fantastic beaches and the pleasant temperatures all year round. You can visit:

  1. Playa El Castillo
  2. Playa Chullera
  3. Playa Sabinillas
  4. Playa De La Colonia

Mediterranean gastronomy

The Mediterranean Cuisine is widely known all over the world, both for its delicious flavours as well as for its health benefits, and at Ambera Duquesa you will enjoy this to the fullest.

The Andalusian region of Spain is filled to the brim with essential experiences for food lovers, from the tapas traditions of the inland to the abundance of fresh fish and seafood along the Costa del Sol.

The area also has a wide variety of fresh fruits and vegetable from organic producers. As a matter of fact, Spain and the Andalusian region is one of the leading areas in organic production with the largest acreage dedicated to it.

The Mediterranean diet is reported to host a lot of health benefits, including weight loss, heart and brain health, as well as diabetes prevention a control. All in all, living under the Mediterranean sun and enjoying the gastronomical abundance of this region is a good recipe for a longer and happier life.

Natural beauty

Andalusia is also a gem of nature in which there are diff erent types of vegetation and landscapes which make it unique in Spain. Cliff s, idyllic beaches, unique sierras and many more features make up its immense legacy:

320 days of sunshine

At Ambera Duquesa you will enjoy 320 days of sunshine a year with impressive starry skies at night and the refreshing lovely breeze from the Mediterranean.