Whether you are taking a short trip there while on holiday on the Costa del Sol or perhaps even thinking of moving to Benahavis and become an expat.
Benahavis is a stunning inland, small whitewashed town that is surrounded by a natural parkland.
Just 7 km inland from the coast and it’s many beaches this is a real unspoilt getaway.
Known for its peace and quiet (the population is just under 6,000), deep well of charm and breathtaking beauty, it has become a popular destination among those who like to take a leisurely stroll or a momentary escape from the hustle and bustle of life.
THINGS TO DO IN BENAHAVIS
Where is Benahavis?
Benahavis is the most mountainous village on the Western Costa del Sol. It is situated midway between the towns of Marbella and Estepona, near the beautiful Sierra de las Nieves. With a terrain that is traversed by the Rivers Guadalmanza, Guadaiza and Guadalmina, traveling to Benahavis is no doubt “as close to paradise as you can get.”
What is there to see and do?
Benahavis mostly occupies a forest landscape with urbanized localities forming only a minimum part of the area. “Las Angosturas,” found in the Ronda Mountains, is recognized and declared as a Monument of natural interest.
What are the best bars in Benahavis?
Bars in Benahavis are the coziest spots for hanging out and are perfect for satisfying anyone’s palate. There are a number of bars that you can choose which include the traditional Spanish tapa bars, the British themed bars or the late night venues.
What are the best restaurants in Benahavis?
Reputed to be the dining room of the Costa del Sol, Benahavis is a haven for foodies and drinking buffs with its various types of restaurants and international dishes. It sounds incredible but some people say Benahavis has so many restaurants that there are more seats than inhabitants. Such is the town’s reputation for gastronomy that each evening, cars would arrive from miles around just to have a unique experience.