Authentic Village & Luxurious Mediterranean Living
Forming part of the so-called “Golden Triangle” of luxury property on the Costa del Sol, the municipality of Benahavís, together with Estepona and Marbella is a coveted residential area offering the very best in modern Mediterranean living. Deemed to be one of the wealthiest municipalities in Spain, thanks to a plethora of luxury estates such as La Zagaleta, Marbella Club Golf Resort and El Madroñal along with a fantastic portfolio of new developments purveying state-of-the art facilities and design.
Benahavís is located close to Marbella, and is well-known as an impressive destination of international repute.
Covering some 145 square kilometres, the municipality is crossed by three rivers, Guadalmina, Guadaiza and Guadalmansa, and the village of Benahavis itself is one of the most mountainous villages on the western Costa del Sol. The beautiful white village of Benahavís has retained much of its original charm with winding narrow streets, mostly pedestrianized, quirky shops and galleries, including the David Marshall Gallery and an enduringly picturesque quality. Just 7 kilometres inland along a stunning winding country road, the area is popular for walking and river swimming.
To many locals, native and expatriates alike, Benahavís village is synonymous with eating out and has traditional Spanish eateries such as Los Abanicos and Hills Café. The pueblo has the highest concentration of high-class restaurants in the region and draws visitors by their thousands who come simply to savour the cuisine.
- 8 Beds
- 9 Baths
- 1.740 m² Plot
- 1.444 m² Built
- 2 Beds
- 2 Baths
- 28 m² Terrace
- 8 Beds
- 10 Baths
- 7.350 m² Plot
- 1.720 m² Built
- 10 Beds
- 10 Baths
- 3.006 m² Plot
- 975 m² Built
What can I do in Benahavis?
Benahavís has many facilities to offer, as well as a spa resort hotel, golf & equestrian resort, tennis courts, public swimming pool, hiking and walking routes, river swimming and the most stunning views of mountains and sea. Items – Benahavís also has one of the best outdoor rastros, or flea-markets in the area with stalls selling unique all of this making it a really desirable place to live.
The municipality takes in some of the most exclusive property in the area, with La Zagaleta private estate, quite possibly the most luxurious enclave in the whole of Spain (see below). El Madroñal is another privileged neighbourhood overlooking Marbella. Benahavis benefits from a plethora of beautiful new contemporary and classic residences between the Benahavís road and the Ronda road. Here you will find attractive new build villas and apartments in secure, gated communities with fabulous facilities and proximity to golf, beaches and all the amenities of the coast.
Offering the ultimate in luxury is the Anantara Villa Padierna Hotel, Spa and Golf Resort, set in a stunning neo-classical building on a beautiful, undulating golf resort attracting a select clientele, and surrounded by a wonderful choice of luxurious homes and developments.
A strong element of the attraction of Benahavis is the spectacular hillside setting and panoramic sea views. However, the attractions of the coast are never far away and can be reached in a matter of minutes.