Benahavís is a village of typical white houses in Málaga that is located in a valley on the slope of the Sierra Blanca. It is located 7 kilometers from the Costa del Sol, between Estepona and Marbella.
Its history and tradition are not its only charm. The town is also characterized by beautiful landscapes, especially attractive for those seeking to surround themselves with nature. The different areas of this municipality have multiple routes to do in Benahavís for lovers of hiking.
It also has a wide range of sporting activities including horseback riding in the mountains or outings to one of the different golf courses.
Benhavís is a privileged place to relax, with beautiful views and varied gastronomy that combines the best delicacies of the mountains and the sea. It also stands out for having modern tourist infrastructures that allow you to enjoy a unique experience without sacrificing comfort.
It’s quite simply one of the best places to live on the entire Costa del Sol.
Located in the foothills of the Serrania de Ronda mountains between the towns of San Pedro and Estepona, Benahavis village is incredibly picturesque, with its narrow cobbled streets and quaint whitewashed houses having been the inspiration of many an artist throughout the ages.
Low local taxes
The village is probably most famous as a haven of gastronomic excellence, as it boasts a wide choice of superb Spanish and international restaurants, but what many don’t realise is that it’s also the second largest municipality in geographical terms in the whole of Spain, with one of the lowest set of local taxation rates for residents on the Costa del Sol.
The town’s boundaries stretch many kilometres into the hinterland and as most of its area remains undeveloped and unpopulated, it’s blessed with outstanding natural beauty, including three major rivers (the Guadalmina, Guadaiza and Guadalmanza) and several spots of great historical significance such as El Cerro del Duque, Daidin and the Montemayor Castle.
Villas, apartments and country houses for sale in the village
In addition to its glorious natural surroundings, Benahavis village also has many residential areas of villas, townhouses and apartments which are home to its registered population of just under 4,000.
There’s a popular state junior school and great sports facilities including a football training pitch where top teams from around Europe including many English Premiership teams come to train.
The municipality also boasts twelve of the Costa del Sol’s best golf courses, such as Los Arqueros, La Quinta, La Zagaleta, Monte Mayor and Marbella Golf Country Club.