Location Spotlight - Live in Benahavis Spain
The beautiful white washed village of Benahavís is nestled in the foothills of the Serranía de Ronda mountain range. It is 7km from the beach but at 400m above sea level Inspired Homes Marbella have many properties that have both stunning sea and mountain views.
Steeped in Moorish heritage, the recently refurbished 11th century castle of Montemayor offers sensational views of the coastline and on clear days the Riff mountain range in Morocco.
Benahavís is ideal for people who want tranquillity; the village has retained much of its original charm whilst still having all the facilities that people have come to expect.
It has become popular for its hiking trails many of which traverse one of Benahavís 3 rivers. Cycling and running are also popular as the unspoilt scenery and of course the weather makes exercising easy.
There are also tennis and padel courts, a driving range, and canyoning is viable in the summer months.
In recent years Benahavís has become known as the Gastronomic corner of Andalusia due to the chefs training school ”Sabor a Malaga” and the village has now become synonymous with food, boasting many top quality restaurants alongside the traditional “tapas” bars.
Benahavís has many luxury developments including La Zagaleta, El Madroñal, La Heredia, La Quinta, Los Arqueros, La Alqueria, Montemayor, Marbella Club and Los Flamingos.