Benahavis18 Jul, 2017 Manuel Alarcon
The mountain village of Benahavis is located just inland from San Pedro Alcántara and set against a stunning mountain backdrop. Its streets are steep, the houses feature whitewashed walls and the hillside views are breath-taking. Benahavis is also known as the gastronomical heart of the Costa del Sol, endowed as it is with a large selection of dining options.
While the village of Benahavis itself has certainly stolen the hearts of its share of foreign residents and homebuyers, with a collection of charming townhouses, rustic apartments and country villas, it is the surrounding areas within the Benahavis municipal boundaries that attract the bulk of interest. These include the likes of Los Arqueros, Los Capanes and also the exclusive country clubs of El Madroñal and La Zagaleta.
Los Capanes is a gated community of luxury apartments in contemporary style that is situated close to the golf course of the same name and roughly midway between Benahavis and San Pedro Alcántara. It stands out particularly for its beautiful landscaping and stunning mountain and sea views. Los Arqueros, near the base of the scenic Ronda road, is a large urbanisation of frontline golf apartments, townhouses and villas that stretches over several hills and valleys, with inspiring sea and mountain views.
More exclusive developments follow the Ronda road as its winds up through scenic countryside and one the most impressive is no doubt El Madroñal, which is home to exquisite villas and plots of land surrounded by nature, at only a few minutes drive to Benahavis and San Pedro. A little further inland lays the prestigious area of La Zagaleta, one of the most exclusive developments in Europe, set within a beautiful country estate. La Zagaleta offers sophisticated villas within a spectacular setting, perfect for those who want to enjoy the finest things in life.18th Jul, 2017 by Manuel Alarcon