b e n a h a v i s s t a t s :
- Population: 7000-8000 (summer months increase)
- weather: similar to Marbella although it can be a little cooler in the winter.
- golf courses: 7
- distance to beaches: closest 6km, Laguna Village (New Golden Mile beach) 10km
- distance to marbella: 12km but under 10- 20 mins if use toll road.
- distance to puerto banus: 7km – 10-15 mins drive
- distance to estepona: 18km 20 mins
- distance to airport: 60km (45mins toll road – 55mins normal low traffic)
- distance to hospitals: 10km – 20km
Benahavis a small village with a large footprint, Benahavis village is nestled in the hills of the coast just 7km from Marbella, the village is known as the dining room of the costa del sol with some of the best food around, but Benahavis is more than just the village, with a total of square 150 km falling under the town hall, luxury golf courses rock pools perfectly manicured streets and exclusive high-end developments each with a unique quality. This assortment of luxury property in Benahavis makes it one of the wealthiest municipals in Spain.
- Peace & Quiet
- Close to Coast But Not Too Close
- Amazing restaurants
- Good primary school
- Well maintained
- Amazing views
- Great golf courses
- Low taxes
- Need a car
- Not walking distance to much
- Property prices are quite high
- Windy roads few speed bumps in certain areas
Things To Do In Benahavis
While there are things to do in Benahavis, compared to larger coastal towns like Marbella and Estepona there is not a lot to do, with these places in very close proximity Benahavis is often a first choice for living while still having easy access to all the activities of the surrounding areas. With that being said there are still some unique and attractive qualities to draw you to Benahavis
No surprise here, the Costa del Sol is home to some of the best golf courses in Europe, Benahavis has a lot of green hills with has some world class golf courses. Beautiful views in the hills make these courses as challenging as they are attractive but watch out, those hills can make for a tricky round of golf.
recommended golf courses in benahavis :
- Los Arqueros
- La Quinta
- Los Flamingos
- Monte Mayor
- La Zagaleta
Close to Benahavis Village is a river that runs next to the road, starting at one end you can navigate the rock pools swimming in the bright turquoise water. Recommended time of year, sun screen is a must and shoes are also worth considering.
Aptly named the dining room of the Costa del Sol, Benahavis has some of the best restaurants around with big portions, fair prices and high quality it’s worth exploring some of the top recommendations below.
recommended restaurants in benahavis area :
- Los Abanicos
- Amanhavis Restaurant
- Prado Halcones
- Asador Tehuelche Grill Argentino
- La Alcaria de Ramos
On Saturday morning, the market is open from where locals and tourists can see what is available for a bargain, more of a flea market style where people brings goods to sell or trade.
Areas of Benahahavis
benahavis truly is a gem of the costa del sol, if views, tranquillity and golf are what you are after then property in benahavis could be perfect, close enough to everything while having the feeling of being in the middle of nowhere.