Benahavís Guide

The municipality of Benahavís, next to Marbella, is the preferred area to buy a villa in a quiet area with panoramic sea views and just a few minutes from the beach.

In Benahavís golf area, luxury urbanizations are located next to important golf courses such as La Quinta, Los Arqueros, Los Flamingos, La Alquería, Los Capanes del Sur or Marbella Club Golf Resort.

La Zagaleta deserves a special mention as the most exclusive urbanization in Europe, with impressive luxury villas, two golf courses, horse riding and heliport; also El Madroñal, a country club turned into an urbanization of luxury houses surrounded by nature.

Benahavís village, which gives its name to the whole area, is nestled in a spectacular mountainous territory, but only 13 minutes from the beach of San Pedro de Alcántara. It is famous for its white houses, its steep and twisted streets and its varied offer of restaurants.

 

BENAHAVÍS GOLF AREA

In Benahavís golf area we find a wide range of villas for sale next to important golf courses. These are residential areas such as La Quinta, Los Arqueros, Hoyo 19, La Alquería, El Herrojo, Los Almendros, Altos de la Quinta, Los Arrayanes Golf, Los Flamingos, Marbella Club Golf Resort, Marbella Club Hills, Lomas de la Quinta, Paraíso Alto, Hacienda del Señorío de Cifuentes or Real de la Quinta.

The whole area is located on an elevated ground, so all properties have spectacular panoramic views of the coast and the sea.

We also find apartments and villa developments on even higher areas, a 2-3 minute drive from the golf courses: La Reserva de Alcuzcuz, Monte Halcones, Las Colinas de Marbella and Monte Mayor.

Although this is an inland area, the beaches are located just a 10 minute drive away, Puerto Banús 12 minutes and Marbella, 18 minutes.

 

LA ZAGALETA

La Zagaleta is a gated community of luxury villas in Benahavís. For many, it is simply the most exclusive urbanization in Europe.

It is located on high ground, that of an old country estate, with spectacular panoramic views and the sea. Its large territory (900 hectares) is home to a very limited numer of villas (some 200) , to maximize their separation and privacy.

La Zagaleta community includes two golf courses, a riding club, a heliport, and concierge services, all reserved for residents. A 5-minute drive from the entrance we find the Monte Halcones shopping area, with grocery stores, bars and restaurants.

Away from all the hustle and bustle, La Zagaleta is however a mere 16-minute drive from San Pedro de Alcántara, 21 minutes from Puerto Banús, 27 minutes from Marbella, 50 minutes from Malaga International Airport and 1 hour from Gibraltar

 

EL MADROÑAL

El Madroñal is a countryside residential area of luxury villas located in the municipality of Benahavís. It is one of the most exclusive urbanizations in southern Spain, closed to non-residents and with 24-hour security.

El Madroñal is an old country estate, whose mountainous terrain allows great privacy and spectacular panoramic views to the villas.

The community offers a Country Club with swimming pool, 5 tennis courts, a club house with restaurant, bar and parking. Just 1 minute drive from the entrance we find the Monte Halcones shopping area, with grocery stores, bars and restaurants.

San Pedro de Alcántara, with all services, is 12 minutes away, Puerto Banús 17 minutes and Marbella 23 minutes.

 

BENAHAVÍS VILLAGE

Surrounded by an impressive mountainous landscape, the village of Benahavís is located just 10 kilometers from the closest beach (that of San Pedro de Alcántara). It is a typical Andalusian village of steep, twisted streets and white houses.

In Benahavís village we find mainly charming country houses, rustic apartments and villas. It offers a wide variety of restaurants of all kinds. It is the ideal place for those who prefer to live in a rural environment, in close contact with nature, but not far from entertainment areas and services.

San Pedro de Alcántara is located 15 minutes away, Puerto Banús 20 minutes and Marbella 26 minutes.

 

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