Benahavis is an area you really must visit if you are in the Malaga region.
There is the beautiful village centre with its narrow winding streets and small plazas, with a whole host of bars, boutique shops, and restaurants to explore, all set within this stunning mountain valley and back drop.
Benahavis Village is full of character and Spanish charm and is a hive of activity all year round.
The Village also has a host of nature trails and walks through the adjoining mountains and the gorge below the main town.
To the bottom of the town are two wonderful parks with a large activity park for children with its own bar, serving refreshments and snacks, and a walled flower garden containing an old ruin and a lake.
Benahavis has in recent years become one of the most sought after areas amongst developers who are all looking to build here with the help of one of the region’s leading town councils for developments, urbanizations and golf courses.
Some of the largest villas on the coast you find in nearby Marbella Club Golf Resort and Monte Mayor, just outside the main village.
Each of these places has their own individual golf course, including clubhouse facilities.
Staying in the region of Benahavis but working your way further up the dramatic hillside You arrive at arguably the most exclusive residential areas in all of Spain, and even Europe.
La Zagaleta and El Madroñal.
Both contain some of the most stunning homes which are popular with the world’s most elite business people and celebrities.
They offer a world of privacy, security, and some of the best possible views given their elevated position, and large private plots and grounds.
Benahavis really is an area you must visit if you are exploring the region on holiday or looking to buy a home here as it has so much to offer.