Benahavis

Benahavis is paradise for food lovers. It has the highest concentration of top dining restaurants in the province of Malaga. Visitors from everywhere flock to this quaint little village, nestled in the mountains, simply to enjoy a delicious meal surrounded by spectacular views of nature.


Over the years Benahavis has become one of the favoured areas for expats choosing to live in Spain permanently. This beautiful, white washed village has also got one of the highest concentrations of foreigners living there on a permanent basis. The town has got a perfect mix of everything, from the traditional Andalusian style white washed village and cobblestones to spectacular views of the Sierras and the wonderful sound of rivers and cascades nearby, Benahavis’ charm is irresistible. And it is just a short 15 minute drive to the Mediterranean seashore.

Its location, a mere 7 kilometres inland and 500 metres above sea level offers a splendid drive from the coast to the village. As you make your way up to the village, along the Rio Guadalmina gorge, you start to experience nature’s beauty, emphasized by the soothing sounds of the river gorge pouring down towards the sea and the spectacular concert from a wide variety of tropical birds chirping away in this oasis. It is indeed a beautiful experience to get to the village.

Its Moorish heritage is emphasised by the existence of nearby ruins of the 11th Century castle of Montemayor. The castle was named Montemayor which means “highest hill” as it is perched up the top of the highest point in the area. Those interested in a little steep exercise up the hills, can visit the castle and enjoy the most spectacular view of the entire Mediterranean coastline of the Costa del Sol.

 

RESTAURANT

 

Los Abanicos

Calle Malaga, 15, 29679 Benahavís, Málaga

+34 952 855 022

 

Legends Bar & Restaurant

Av. de Andalucia, 7, 29679 Benahavís, Málaga

+34 952 856 263

 

La Escalera

Calle del Almendro, 4, 29670 Benahavís, Málaga

+34 952 85 52 35

 

Multani´s

Plaza de la Iglesia, 2, 29679 San Pedro Alcántara, Málaga

+34 951 620 756 

 

El Cordero

Calle Castillo, 2, 29679 Benahavís, Málaga

+34 952 856 229

 

El Guarda 1926

Plaza de España, 5, 29679 Benahavís, Málaga

+34 952 642 055

 

Bodegon Gallery

Calle Estepona, 8, 29679 Benahavís, Málaga

+34 951 778 153

 

Rufino

Calle Montemayor, 4, 29679 Benahavís, Málaga

+34 952 855 262

 

Las Cañas

Calle Marbella, 6, 29679 Benahavís, Málaga

+34 951 665 124

 

Indian Spice Benahavis

Plaza Del Castillo, 1, 29679 Benahavís, Málaga

+34 952 605 513

 

GOLF

El Higueral Golf                                                           Los Arqueros Golf & Country Club

Los Flamingos Golf                                                     Alferini Golf

Tramores Golf                                                             Marbella Club Golf Resort      

Club de Golf La Zagaleta                                             Atalaya Golf and Country Club

La Quinta Golf and Country Club                                 Marbella Golf Club

 

INTERNATIONAL SCHOOLS

The International School Estepona                              Mayfair International Academy

Escuela Infantil Benahavis                                          Colegio Daidin

Casa del Mar International Montessori School            The British International School Marbella

Laude San Pedro International College                       St. George’s School

Calpe School                                                               Fundacion Aloha College

 

HEALTHCARE

Hospiten                                                                      Cenyt Estepona

Clinica Hilu                                                                  CH Marbella   

Boris International Medical Clinic                                 Quironsalud Marbella                         

 

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