Benahavis is the most mountainous town in the west of the Costa del Sol. It is a site of great natural interest. The rivers of Guadalmina, Guadaiza and Guadalmina cross it. The town of Arab origins is characterized by maintaining the white color in its buildings and the narrow streets typical of this origin, which lead to the central squares of the town. Some of the most recommended sites to visit due to their natural and cultural interest are the Duque hill, Daidin, Las Maquinas, the Charco de las Mozas, the milk reservoir and the Angosturas, the latter declared as a monument of natural interest.
The south of Benahavís is considered a luxury area thanks to the golf courses it has, these together with other tourist facilities have favored the development of the area. Benahavís carefully integrates golf courses into its landscape where lovers of this sport will enjoy the wonderful views and high-quality tracks, being able to attend them at any time of the year thanks to its unique sunny climate. One of the most visited courses due to its large dimensions and sea views is the Flamingos Golf club.
Among the areas of greatest interest are the Montemayor Castle and a pre-16th century palace. It also has one of the largest concentrations of restaurants in Marbella and a large number of hospitality establishments in its streets, in fact, Benahavís is known by the nickname of “Gastronomic Corner of the Costa del Sol”. There is a great culinary offer where the typical dishes of the region are included where a great variety of meats and fish are included, this is because it is a mountain town close to the sea.
Benahavis have many other activities, the area offers is the possibility of practicing outdoor sports such as hiking or fishing.