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Considered to be the jewel of the Costa del Sol, Benahavis is an upscale mountain village known for its luxury offerings and beautiful nature. The whitewashed village is nestled in the mountains about 10 kilometres inland from the coast, offering access to the best of both worlds. The village is also famed among golf enthusiasts for its scenic and top-rated golf courses and resorts. Try the local cuisine, go for hikes in the mountains, and relax on the sunny beaches during your holiday in Benahavis.Find the luxury holiday rentals of your dreams
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Holidays in Benahavis: The area and getting aroundArriving in Benahavis
Benahavis is conveniently located 70 kilometres, or a 50-minute drive from Malaga Airport. From the airport you can arrange a private shuttle to pick you up, or you can use a taxi or a rental car to reach your Benahavis accommodation. Buses are also available, and take around 1 hour. It is highly recommended to hire a private car if you plan to explore the area around Benahavis during your stay.Getting around the village
Benahavis is a haven for walking enthusiasts, with numerous walking and hiking trails which start from the village and extend into the surrounding natural landscapes. However, to reach attractions outside the village centre, you'll need a private car. Taxis are widely available and can be arranged upon arrival. Renting your own car, however, will offer you the most freedom and flexibility throughout your holiday.
Travellers and activitiesBenahavis for Couples
Benahavis offers a spectacular and romantic retreat for couples to spend plenty of quality time together. After a day spent on the beaches, take your partner for a sunset dinner at one of the village's many excellent restaurant options. For fantastic Indian cuisine, try Indian Spice Benahavis. Or, eat a delicious 3-course dinner at the gorgeous Moorish-style Amanhavis Restaurant. If you want to try the local Spanish cuisine, head over to Los Abanicos, where you can enjoy a range of dishes in an ambient setting.Benahavis for Golf enthusiasts
Known for its world-class golf courses, Benahavis attracts golf enthusiasts from all over Europe and beyond. Spend some time visiting the top-rated golf courses and resorts near Benahavis. El Higueral Golf is one of the best 9-hole courses in the region, with immaculately maintained and fast greens. For unmatched scenery and a beautiful, hilly green course, go to Los Arqueros Golf & Country Club, which also has a restaurant with excellent food to enjoy after you play.
Top 5 travel tips in Benahavis1. Explore a castle
Montemayor Castle, or Castillo de Montemayor, is an old, ruined castle with spectacular views. Set on a high peak, you can soak up sweeping views of the coastline and even all the way to Gibraltar from here.2. Laze on the nearby sunny beaches
With some of the most beautiful beaches in Spain just a stone's throw away, a visit to the Costa del Sol is a must while in Benahavis. You can reach some of the closer beaches within 10 minutes. Playa de Cortijo Blanco, Playa de la Bajadilla, and Playa de la Fontanilla are among some of the best nearby beaches to visit.3. Go for a hike
Canyon of the Angosturas is one of the most popular hiking areas in Benahavis. This gorge/canyon area is where the Guadalmina river flows, and it's popular among swimmers during the summer months. Go for a swim in the clear waters of the river, where you can explore little caves and spectacular scenery.4. Visit an old Moorish fort
Torre de la Leonera is a lush, green park with the ruins of an old Moorish fort. Explore the hidden little corners, waterfalls, a pond, and the small amphitheatre. It's a great place for kids to run around and explore the natural landscapes of Benahavis.5. Go bowling
Enjoy a fun outing with your friends or family with some rounds of bowling at Los Arqueros Bowling. This family-friendly bowling centre is usually uncrowded, and there's a restaurant where you can grab a bite to eat while you play.