Benahavis also has a high percentage of foreigners who chose it for the place of their holiday home.
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 exclusive urbanizations with tranquillity to enjoy life and nature while being only a short drive away from Marbella and Puerto Banus.