Benahavis is a sought after area with a high percentage of foreigners who chose it for the place of their holiday home. Benahavis is situated in the north west of Marbella with a quick access to Marbella and Puerto Banus. The area of Benahavis is very close to Marbella, and most parts of it are nestled amongst green nature and peaceful areas suited for a tranquil living.
The old town of Benahavis remains charming and a centre of gastronomy for people who enjoy wining and dining in charming white villages of Spain. The old town of Benahavis is 500 meter above the sea level up in the hills and is a quick drive to Marbella. Many people assume Benahavis is only in the vicinity of old town, however, Benahavis municipal is a fairly large area, bordering Marbella & Estepona with some of its parts very close to the beaches too.
Remains of Moorish castle in Montemayor, Benahavis its an interesting walk for people to admire the panoramic sea views.
Benahavis also houses some of the most exclusive urbanizations of Europe including La Zagaleta with tranquillity to enjoy life and nature while being only a short drive away from Marbella and Puerto Banus.
Benahavis also boasts many golf courses for golf lovers including Luxury Villa Padierna, Marbella Club Golf and Los Arqueros, La Zagaleta & Atalaya.
Benahavis has become very popular area for foreigners who choose south of Spain for a change of lifestyle in search of sea, good climate and the sun.