Grupo Cuesta Marzo

Finding out where in Spain you would like to buy a property is by far the most important step.

Spain is very large and has several autonomous communities. Andalusia is one of them.  Malaga is one of the eight Spanish provinces that form Andalusia. 

We operate as real estate agent mainly in the valley of Guadalhorce.  With this areaguide we hope to inform you more about this region in Southern Spain.


The River Guadalhorce has created a fertile valley. Since ancient times it is considered to be the garden of Malaga. The agriculture in the area offers all kind of crops and orchards with oranges, lemons, olives 

Surrounded by the Mediterranean forest : olive trees, cork oaks, pines and chestnut trees. 

To the Guadalhorce belong the following towns: Alhaurín el Grande, Álora, Alozaina, Carratraca, Cártama, Casarabonela, Coín, Guaro and Pizarra.

We are pleased to guide you through the various areas and help you to discover which town suits your lifestyle best. 

Alhaurin el grande

Novahomes real estate is located in the center of Alhaurin el Grande. This Spanish family business runs over 20 years and is rooted in Alhaurin el Grande.

Located on the north side of the Sierra de Mijas at a height of 326 meters above sea level, with a nice climate of mild winters and hot summers and more than two thirds of the days per year  sunshine. 

The Valley del Guadalhorce,  has an abundance of citrus and fruit trees and market gardens. Villafranco del Guadalhorce is a village within the municipality, created  in the 1950s as an agricultura enclave. 

The history of this village is rich ; influence of Stone-Age people, Phoenicians, Greeks, Romans and Moors. The origin of the name was given by the Moorish who called it Alhaurin (garden) and the Catholic Monarchs added El Grande.

It is well central located with roads to Málaga Airport  (25km) and Torremolinos, which takes about 30 minutes by car. In less then 20 minutes you find the beach, Fuengirola and La Cala de Mijas.It is 33 km from Marbella.

Nowadays, it is a modern town however it still has siesta and between 14.00 and 17.00 shops close.

In town you find interesting monument, musea , Municipal Library, the Covered Swimming Pool , the Antonio Gala Theatre, and  many parks . Near the entrance of Sierra de Mijas you find the 18 hole Alhaurin Golf.

Surrounded areas

We have properties for sale in the following surrounded areas of Alhaurin el Grande. 

For each town we have a summier description but there is much more to tell about this unique environment and history of this area.

Alhaurin de la Torre

This town is located 17km from Malaga. At the beginning of Guadalhorce valley and surrounded by the  Sierra de Mijas mountains.

Citrus and subtropical fruit plantations and olive groves still cover the landscape.

There is a well-known Golfcourse: Lauro 27 Golf can be found in the middle of beautiful pure nature in spectacular surroundings. The course consists of 27 holes that can be played in three different combinations, all par 72.

There are beautiful (residential) properties for sale in this well maintained areas.


An important town in the region, also contains a number of places and features of interest to the tourist as the forests and churches.

 It is essentially an Arabic town and it retains some of its original features.

It has a commercial shopping  center with cinema, sport and wellness center, La Trocha , weekly ecological markets and a 2nd hand market on Sunday.

Beautiful nature with the lovely river area of barranco blanco.


Pizarra is only on 5 km from Alora situated and 30km from Malaga. It has a trainstation. The village is rich in archaelogical sites and remains of period times as for example «the bath of the Queen».

This town started with only 10 families . A statue of Jesus known locally as «El Santo» overlooks the village from the mountain top protecting its people. 


On the hilltop of the white village Cartama you find a ruined fortress. The restored iron bridge  Puente Verde or Puente de Hierro  connects the main town with Estacion de Cartama, where you will find the train station.

Novaschool Sunland International is a private school in Cartama with a British International Curriculum for students from 3 to 18 years.

Cartama is only 17km from Malaga and 42km from Marbella. 

It is well situated near the Malaga Technology park where global companies are located.


Malaga has turned out to be a vibrant city full with  museums, a pedestrianised centre, innovative restaurants and stylish hotels with rooftop terraces with bar, pool and stunning views.

A new art district called SOHO located in the port gives it a real urban charme.

Malaga is developping itself as a metropolitan city with and open air cinema, a technology park with international companies as Google and new high end developments.


Alora is 40km north of Malaga located and has a local train to malaga.

Only 12 km from the famous Camino de Rey which is  located at El Chorro in the municipal district of Alora .

Alora is at the top of a hill surrounded by olives, almond trees, pines. vegetable gardens, orchards and citrus trees.

The white town has an urban layout, of Arabic origin, with steep streets leading up to the castle,

 Our Lady’s Church is one of the highlight in the village.


Alozaina is one of the 8 «white villages in Andalusia » Pueblos Blancos is located between Tolox, Casarabonela and Yunquera and in the foothills of the Sierra de las Nieves.

It is situated  52 km from Málaga and 41 from Ronda


Ardales is a traditional white town, set on the side of a steep hill.

The town is surrounded by a series of lakes and reservoirs; hills and olive groves with at the background the Ronda Mountains.


Tolox is situated in the centre of the Sierra de las Nieves Nature Park at the foot of the Sierra Blanca and the Sierra Parda. Sierra Parda has an hiking trail of 12.9km 

It has a interesting history reflecting in the town and lay-out.

The SPA  (natural bitter waters) has been used for therapeutic purposes since ancient times.


A small village near Ojen from where you have access the Sierra de las Nieves natural park. The monda castle is the eyecatcher of this white mountain village.

Only on 14km from Marbella located and 45 km to Malaga.


Mijas is one of the largest municipalities in the province of Malaga on the Costa del Sol. Because of this size, the municipality covers both coast and mountain.

About 15 minutes inland and about 400 above the sea is located Mijas Pueblo, a white village Very popular with tourists   and offers spectacular views over the Mediterranean.

The Sierra de Mijas is a mountain range that  separates the Valle del Guadalhorce region from the coast, the Costa del Sol.


A white village on the edge of the Sierra de las Nieves natural park. The town is situated on 350 metres above sea level and offers panoramic views on the surrounding countryside.

The area is known for the many almond trees and olive fields. In spring you are being welcomed by field of white and pink blossom.

Well-known for its  ‘Festival de la Luna Mora’ or Festival of the Moorish Moon in september.

If you would like to be contacted about the areas we operate in and give you more information  please sent us a message.

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