Travel to Benahavis
Gastronomic capital of the Costa del Sol with diverse lifestyles and luxury developments
Benahavis is located between Estepona and Marbella, close to the spectacular mountains of La Serrania de Ronda and 7 kilometers from the coast, surrounded by lovely natural parkland. This urbanization is one of the most desirable in this part of Spain, thanks to the beautiful and unspoiled nature, that is the perfect choice for all lovers of sports activities, such as: river swimming, climbing, canyoning, the river walk, horse riding or hiking. It is also one of the richest urbanizations, with highly exclusive and modern villas, townhouses and apartments, where many celebrities have found their second home.
Moreover, what makes Benahavis stand out is the large number of high-quality restaurants, as well as the schools of culinary arts that are known worldwide. In the heart of the extensive urbanization of Benahavis, that covers approximately 150 km2, is traditional mountainside village of Benahavis, with white washed houses, winding back and narrow streets and authentic and classy restaurants.
Besides the village, there are residential areas that have a great investment opportunity to acquire property: La Zagaleta, El Madroñal, La Heredia, La Quinta Golf, Los Almendros, Los Arqueros Golf & Country Club, La Alqueria, El capitan, Los Flamingos, Monte Mayor, Monte Halcones, Marbella Club.
Benahavis village - picturesque place with remarkable restaurants
This adorable mountain village is located south of La Serrania de Ronda mountains, crossed by three rivers the Guadalmansa, Guadalmina and Guadaiza and surrounded by valley and pine forests. It is packed with typical Andalusian white houses so you can sense the real authentic atmosphere of this village. Also, there are many rustic townhouses and apartments close to all amenities and with outstanding mountain and sea views.
Narrow and winding streets lead to the small squares with numerous restaurants with magnificent views of the countryside, well-known for their diverse and high quality cuisine. The main tourist attractions are: The Guadalmina River, Montemayor Castle, Parque Torre Leoneras and Sunday market. It takes approximately 40 min by car to Malaga International Airport and 10 to 15 min to Marbella or Estepona. The closest beaches are 10 min away.
La Zagaleta - The most exclusive private residential area in Europe
This prestigious urbanization with clubhouses, heliport, lake, golf courses and equestrian center, is comprised of newly built and luxury villas with infinity pools and private landscaped gardens. La Zagaleta enjoys 900 ha of private plots, close to the Ronda mountains, natural and quite surroundings and spectacular views of the Mediterranean Sea, Gibraltar and Africa.
All villas have large parking for several cars, the latest technology and domotics, staff accommodation, private en-suite bathrooms, fountains, cinema, spa, gym, sauna, wine cellar, 24h security and some of them have private golf course. This modern gated community with traditional Andalusian style was the choice of many celebrities. There is also La Zagaleta Golf & Country Club, with all necessary facilities that are mentioned in the beginning.
El Madronal - Luxury and peace in front of the sea
Luxury urbanization located on the Ronda road, close to the beach and golf courses. Situated opposite from La Zagaleta, this estate lies in idyllic Andalusian landscape with wonderful views of the sea and mountains. Here you can find the most of tranquillity and privacy, surrounded by forest with strawberry trees, cork trees and pines.
This elite area is gated community composed of luxury villas with golf and sea views. Each property has private pool and tropical garden. Also restaurants, bars, banks, schools and other amenities are 5 minutes away, so you are not isolated. Moreover, Marbella and Puerto Banus are just 10 to 15 minutes away from this urbanization, popular amongst many royals, politicians and celebrities.
La Heredia - Traditional Andalusian village with colored houses
This vivid urbanization is located to the north of San Pedro de Alcantara, on the Ronda road and in the foothills of the Sierra Blanca mountains. Winding and narrow streets decorated with flowers, lead to beautiful plazas and charming fountains, surrounded by Andalusian white houses. Most of the properties are inspired by Andalusian architecture and thanks to the beautiful surroundings, townhouses and villas have unbeatable mountain views.
There are 2 community pools, one of them is heated, supermarkets, restaurants, bars, bakery, etc… It takes 8 min by car to the beaches of San Pedro de Alcantara and 15 min to Marbella and Puerto Banus.
La Quinta - The perfect place for all golf lovers
Located in the upper part of the famous golf valley called Nueva Andalucia, this urbanization is composed of frontline golf apartments and contemporary villas with sea views. La Quinta is known for its 27-hole golf course, situated in golf valley, between mountains and sea. There is also La Quinta Golf Academy, with all necessary facilities to improve your golf. Besides golf courses, you can enjoy paddle tennis courts, gymnasium and five star hotel, the Melia La Quinta Golf & Spa Resort.
Urbanization of Los Almendros is only 5 min from the beach and 10 min from Puerto Banus. It has 18-hole golf course, 2 communal swimming pools and Golf & Country Club, that is composed of newly built townhouses.
Los Arqueros - glamorous urbanization with impressive golf course, situated between mountains and the sea
Los Arqueros urbanization is located 5 to 8 minutes from San Pedro de Alcantara, village of Benahavis and beaches, and 10 minutes away from Puerto Banus. It is a well kept urbanization with 24 hours security and one of the most famous golf courses, that was created by Spanish professional golfer Seve Ballesteros. There are also impressive golf club and Club house with tennis court, gym, restaurant and swimming pool. Here you can find many frontline golf apartments and villas with stunning golf views.
There are still several urbanizations in this area, for example:
- Marbella Club – located close to the Monte Mayor Castle, with beautiful equestrian center, Marbella Club Golf Resort and Club House. It is a perfect place for those who love peace and quiet.
- Monte Halcones – This is the part of La Quinta and it is the ideal place for golf lovers since there are 3 golf courses. Located 1 min from shopping mall with all necessary facilities and only 10 minutes from the beach.
- Monte Mayor – Adorable point of the Costa del Sol, nestled into the Monte Mayor mountain. This urbanization has many luxury townhouses with panoramic sea views and building plots.
- Los Flamingos – one of the most desirable urbanizations, with lake, private valley, 5* Hotel Villa Padierna and golf courses. All properties have lovely views of the sea, golf courses and the lake.
- El capitan – This urbanization is near Marbella and Benahavis. Also, properties are close to the beach and amenities.
- La Alqueria – Located in the central area of Benahavis with stunning villas and townhouses.
Top 10 attractions in Benahavis:
- Canyoning on the Rio Guadalmina
- Walking through Benahavis and surrounding Las Angosturas Natural Park
- Free Climbing – more than 60 climbing routes
- Golf – El Higueral Golf, Los Arqueros Golf & Country Club, Marbella Club Golf Resort, El Paraiso Golf, Atalaya Golf & Country Club, Alferini Golf Club, Los Flamingos Golf, Monte Mayor Golf Club, La Zagaleta Club de Campo
- Costa Cycling Experience
- Castillo de Montemayor – castle
- Lili’s – bar with traditional Spanish food
- Tower park Benahavis
- Playa de San Pedro de Alcantara – beach
- Embalse de la Concepción – lake