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  • Benahavis Guide

    The village of Benahavis is a typical Spanish mountain white washed town, tucked away only a few kilometres inland. Benahavis is situated between the popular and very glitzy seaside city of Marbella, and not too far off is Estepona and Ronda. Benahavis village is perfectly located, and it’s only 7 km from the Mediterranean Sea. The village is incredibly unique and a step away from the ordinary or mundane. It’s also referred to as “The Dining Room to The Costa del Sol”, for its many very good restaurants.

    What’s more surprising is how many are unaware of the village, and this includes even the locals! It’s almost like a hidden gem so to speak, and offers not only pristine property for sale, such as in La Zagaleta, El Madroñal, Los Flamingos and Marbella Club Golf Resort, to name a few of the very high standard locations, but also many leisure activities. Tourism in the village appeals to the young and elderly alike, and to those who love the outdoors. Many very good artists have also chosen to live in the beautiful village and offer their art in galleries, which makes Benahavis well worth a visit.

    The village of Benahavis combines the traditional features you might find in Malaga’s famous white villages, but the difference being the modernised infrastructure. The village holds 9 of the 60 golf courses on the Costa del Sol. You will enjoy the winding streets, restaurants and quaint shops, all centrally located. The village is also incredibly appealing for visitors and expats alike.

    The most interesting tourist sights are the Montemayor Castle and the Church of Virgen del Rosario. This picturesque pueblo makes for a fabulous evening out with family or for a bit of romance. Travellers and tourists also come for the greenery, the Gorge of Guadalmina River and the river run. This is a huge hot spot amongst the young, and the very sporty. If you love jumping off rocks or cliffs into some cool water below or hiking up river and around mountainous terrain, Benahavis is the perfect location.

    When it comes to proximity to other popular locations throughout the Costa del Sol, Benahavis is close enough to venture off in search of more culture, and more fun. Benahavis is a typical mountain village, yet it’s only 7 kilometres from the coast. This means the drive is short, and you get to explore at the very least, 100 kilometres of Costa del Sol beaches – most being blue flag. Another thing worth mentioning is the views, and they’re awesome. On a very clear day, you can see the mountain ranges of the African coast in the distance.

    The history of this quintessential Andalusian village, may today seem quaint, but you might be surprised by its very vibrant history. It was founded by the Arab invaders in the 9th century, and because of its unique location, it became of strategic importance during the wars between Christian and Arab armies. Montemayor Castle and Cortes Fortress have plenty of stories to tell between them, especially because Benahavis was at often times, a violent point during the wars.

    Properties for Sale in Benahavís

    We have several incredible properties for sale in Benahavís, Spain. From apartments, to villas for sale in Benahavís, townhouses and even new developments in Benahavís. If you can't find what you are looking for, please get in touch with us!

    Detached Villa Benahavís
    €1,990,000
    A unique opportunity to buy new, completed villas of top quality and outstanding sea views. This small development of 13 individual villas is located ... Read More
    4 3 327 m2 242 m2
    Detached Villa Benahavís
    €2,200,000
    Villa La Vista is situated at the very top of Monte Mayor, one of the most elevated and sought after plots, boasting truly spectacular panoramic views ... Read More
    5 6 385 m2 0 m2
    Penthouse Benahavís
    €1,600,000
    Experience the epitome of luxurious living with this perfect penthouse available for sale or long-term rent. Nestled in a serene location with breatht ... Read More
    4 4 315 m2 95 m2
    Detached Villa Benahavís
    €2,300,000
    Check Availability Here: https://airbnb.com/h/marbella-villa-paradise-pool-mountain-views Escape to serenity with this exclusive detached villa boa ... Read More
    5 5 230 m2 0 m2
    Detached Villa Benahavís
    €2,550,000
    Villa to reform, traditional style with panoramic sea views, built on 2 floors on a plot of 1573m2 and built 449m2 which are distributed in 4 bedrooms ... Read More
    4 4 468 m2 42 m2
    Townhouse Benahavís
    €530,000
    This is a recently renovated semi-detached house in an already settled residential area. It is very close to the borders of Estepona and Marbella, wit ... Read More
    3 3 200 m2 72 m2
    Penthouse Benahavís
    €995,000
    This pristine, brand new 3-bedroom penthouse apartment in the glorious hills of Benahavis, is a fantastic find. Occupying a frontline position within ... Read More
    3 4 146 m2 223 m2
    Middle Floor Apartment La Quinta
    €395,000
    Partially renovated 2-bedroom apartment located in the residential area of La Quinta Golf. The property boasts partial sea, mountain and golf views. I ... Read More
    2 2 120 m2 25 m2
    Penthouse Benahavís
    €248,000
    We offer a 2 bedrooms penthouse duplex in the quiet green urbanization of Parque Botanico Benahavis. First floor of apartment consists a living roo ... Read More
    2 1 99 m2 0 m2
    Duplex Benahavís
    €490,000
    Welcome to the spacious duplex located in the Riverside Homes complex, built in 2023, by the Guadalmina River in the town of Benahavís. Upon enteri ... Read More
    3 2 166 m2 49 m2
    Middle Floor Apartment La Quinta
    €626,316
    Gorgeous apartment located in Balcones de la Quinta! This expansive 3-bedroom, 2-bathroom apartment is situated in Marbella's highly sought-af ... Read More
    3 2 140 m2 40 m2
    Middle Floor Apartment Monte Halcones
    €787,500
    Fabulous 2 bedroom Monte Halcones. A wonderful well-built apartment in one of the best locations overlooking Marbella's famous coastline. This ... Read More
    2 2 143 m2 15 m2
    Middle Floor Apartment Benahavís
    €499,000
    Amazing opportunity to acquire a luxury apartment in Capanes del Golf, Benahavís! This wonderful property has a privileged location and a south-west ... Read More
    2 3 168 m2 84 m2
    Townhouse Benahavís
    €295,000
    Discover a real gem in the heart of Benahavis! This ideal family home is located within walking distance to all amenities such as shops, bars, restaur ... Read More
    3 2 157 m2 70 m2