White limestone is a valuable sedimentary rock, composed mainly of calcium carbonate (CaCO3) plus a minimum percentage of impurities. The lower this proportion, the whiter the limestone will be. It is precisely this characteristic that is highly appreciated by those seeking to create environments full of harmony and luminosity. Its elegant and versatile appearance is used both in interiors and exteriors, especially on façades and floors.

The texture of limestone varies according to its origin. When distinguishing the different types of limestone, we can look at the thickness of its grains, uniformity and compactness.


White limestone façade

White limestone façade


Types of white limestone

The most representative white limestones are the Capri, Marbella, Luna and Shell Reef limestones.


Capri limestone

caliza blanca, caliza capri

Capri limestone is a natural stone with a white background, fine-grained and uniform, with small cream-coloured specks scattered throughout the stone. The resistance of this limestone to weathering makes it an exceptional material for exterior and interior façades and paving.

Marbella limestone

Caliza Marbella

The Marbella limestone is extracted from the same quarry as the Capri, therefore, both have a very similar aesthetic. However, the Marbella limestone is more unique as it is not as homogeneous as the Capri.


Luna limestone

Piedra caliza Luna de color blanco

Of the same origin as the previous limestones, the Luna limestone is characterised by its non-uniformity. In fact, it is formed by fossils and flecks of dark tone that give it personality.


Shell Reef limestone

caliza alba de color blanco

The main characteristic of the Shell Reef limestone is the strong presence of marine fossils. This gives it an indisputable natural beauty.

The most commonly used finishes of this limestone are aged and sandblasted, giving them a non-slip effect. For this reason, Shell Reef limestone is perfect for outdoor flooring and pool edges.


Advantages of white limestone

White limestone has a number of advantages over other materials, making it a strong candidate for architects and interior designers. Among the main advantages are the following:


Attractive appearance

White limestone is known for its clean and luminous colour, making it the choice for many building and decorating projects. Its elegant and timeless look can give spaces a fresh and spacious ambience.



Limestone is very versatile, being used in a wide variety of applications, such as the manufacture of tiles, steps, worktops, facades, wall cladding, etc. Its neutral tonality is perfect for combining it with other tones or materials.


Hardness and durability

Although limestone is not as hard as some other natural stones, such as granite, it is resistant enough to withstand the wear and tear of being outdoors or the fluid traffic of people.


Ease of cutting and carving

The processing of marble and limestone is relatively easy compared to other natural stones. This quality gives us the possibility to create different types of pieces and designs.


Low thermal conductivity

Limestone has a low thermal conductivity, i.e. it does not retain heat. This makes it suitable for use in swimming pool surrounds as well as in hot climates.


Low porosity

Although limestone is porous compared to other marbles and natural stones, its porosity is generally low to moderate. This means that it may be less prone to absorb water and dirt. Even so, we recommend the use of waterproofing products to avoid the appearance of damp, mould, etc.



Limestone is now abundant and found in many parts of the world, making it readily available.


Applications of white limestone

White limestone is used in a wide variety of applications due to its attractive appearance, versatility and durability. Here are the most common uses of limestone.


Facade cladding

White limestone is used for cladding building facades, providing an elegant and timeless look.


Capri limestone façade

Capri limestone façade


Indoor and outdoor flooring

Due to the durability and attractive appearance of white limestone, it can be used for indoor and outdoor flooring, as well as for streets and pavements.


Worktops and surfaces

It is mainly used in the manufacture of bathroom countertops, due to its elegant appearance and stain resistance. It is also found on tables, shop counters and other commercial surfaces.


Interior decoration

White limestone is used in interior wall cladding, flooring and fireplaces, providing an elegant and bright ambience. It is also used in mouldings, window frames and other decorative details.


Monuments and gravestones

Many historical monuments and gravestones are made of white limestone because of its durability and the ease with which inscriptions and designs can be carved.


Retaining walls

Due to its ability to withstand pressure and its durability, white limestone is used in the construction of retaining walls in landscaping and civil engineering projects.


Buy white limestone

Do you want to buy limestone?

We offer you a selection of the best limestone. If you do not find what you are looking for, ask us, we are manufacturers of marble and natural stone.

caliza capri

Capri Limestone tile

caliza marbella

Marbella limestone tile

caliza Shell Reef envejecida

Shell Reef limestone


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