HomeAway uses cookies to improve your site experience. Learn more. By continuing, you consent to our use of cookies.
HomeAway uses cookies to improve your site experience. Learn more. By continuing, you consent to our use of cookies.
Verified Review icon check navigate-up navigate-left navigate-right expand mail svg-lightning svg-24hr svg-house svg-sleeps svg-bedrooms svg-bathrooms svg-stay svg-toilet calendar svg-report-flag pet-dog svg-multiunit Default Owner Icon heart-filled

Holidaymakers searching for holiday rentals in Benahavis also enquired about apartments in Puerto Banus, apartments in San Pedro de Alcantara and apartments in Nueva Andalucia

Make holiday rental accommodation or a villa in Benahavis, Spain your home away from home

Benahavis is a secluded mountain treasure. Although the word ‘gem’ is hugely overused, Benahavis genuinely is one. Situated idyllically in the hills of Malaga Province, it is a remarkably unspoilt Andalucian village, which has become synonymous with fine food to locals and travellers alike.

Things to do on holiday in Benahavis, Spain

From its position at the head of the Guadalmina Gorge, Benahavis is a wonderful place to sit and relax, sampling a range of the finest gastronomy in Andalucia. The only real option for taking accommodation in Benahavis is to rent a self catering Benahavis villa as you will want to try as many restaurants as you can whilst you are here. ‘Foodies’ may end up taking a long term rental in Benahavis as they will find it very hard to leave!

To make room for your next meal, the strenuous walk to the nearby Castle of Montemayor, an 11th century Arab ruin stands proudly, admiring all in its shadow from the highest mountain in the area. The views over the coast are breathtaking, but be warned, the walk is tough. The area surrounding Benahavis is rich in wildlife and ideal for walking and cycling holidays throughout the year, although the village does become quite busy in the summer.

Heading down the Guadalmina Gorge towards the coasts brings you to the Guadalmina golf course, just 7km from Benahavis town centre. It is a lovely mountain golf course, offering a very different sort of challenge from the golf courses in the UK, and if you are a keen golfer, I recommend making time for a round whilst you are renting accommodation in Benahavis.

Despite its mountainous location, beaches of the Costa del Sol are within a fifteen minute drive of a Benahavis villa. There are a host of watersports and five more golf courses available along this stretch of the Costa del Sol.

Places to holiday in Benahavis, Spain

Driving towards the coast from a Benahavis villa you will first find the town of San Pedro. This is a lively, clean town whose beach has repeatedly been awarded the European Blue Flag, so is a perfect place to soak up a few rays when staying in accommodation in Benahavis.

Turning left onto the coastal road, you will reach Puerto Banus, a luxurious beach resort for the rich and famous. The resort is best known for its magnificent combination of small, fashionable boutiques, multi-million pound yachts and lively nightlife.

Weather in Benahavis, Spain

Throughout the year temperatures are blissfully warm in Benahavis. With winter average temperatures hovering around 15°C, and summer temperatures soaring to averages of around 30°C, the refreshing mountain breezes are a great asset.

Travel to Benahavis, Spain

Benahavis is just over an hour from Malaga Airport (AGP), but the trip is well worth it. There are many cheap flights to Malaga from across the UK, and plenty of transfers, costing in the region of £20. Alternatively, hiring a car is a great way to explore the region, especially if you are thinking of taking long term rental accommodation in Benahavis.

Favorite
    Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
    Wonderful! 4.8/5
    (23 reviews)
    avg/night
    23
    Favorite
      Viewed 33 times in the last 48 hours
      Wonderful! 4.9/5
      (37 reviews)
      avg/night
      37
      Favorite
        Viewed 52 times in the last 48 hours
        Excellent! 4.7/5
        (11 reviews)
        avg/night
        11
        Favorite
          Viewed 34 times in the last 48 hours
          Wonderful! 4.9/5
          (9 reviews)
          avg/night
          9
          Favorite
            Viewed 40 times in the last 48 hours
            Wonderful! 4.8/5
            (15 reviews)
            avg/night
            15
            Favorite
              Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
              Exceptional! 5/5
              (9 reviews)
              avg/night
              9
              Favorite
                Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
                Exceptional! 5/5
                (24 reviews)
                avg/night
                24
                Favorite
                  Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                  avg/night
                  0
                  Favorite
                    Viewed 56 times in the last 48 hours
                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
                    (18 reviews)
                    avg/night
                    18
                    Favorite
                      Viewed 80 times in the last 48 hours
                      Exceptional! 5/5
                      (13 reviews)
                      avg/night
                      13
                      Favorite
                        Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
                        avg/night
                        1
                        Favorite
                          Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
                          Exceptional! 5/5
                          (15 reviews)
                          avg/night
                          15
                          Favorite
                            Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
                            Excellent! 4.6/5
                            (14 reviews)
                            avg/night
                            14
                            Favorite
                              View details for price
                              4
                              Favorite
                                avg/night
                                4
                                Favorite
                                  Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
                                  Excellent! 4.6/5
                                  (5 reviews)
                                  avg/night
                                  5
                                  Favorite
                                    Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
                                    avg/night
                                    4
                                    Favorite
                                      Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                      avg/night
                                      1
                                      Favorite
                                        Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                        Excellent! 4.7/5
                                        (11 reviews)
                                        avg/night
                                        11
                                        Favorite
                                          Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                          avg/night
                                          3
                                          Favorite
                                            Exceptional! 5/5
                                            (6 reviews)
                                            avg/night
                                            6
                                            Favorite
                                              Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
                                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                              (15 reviews)
                                              avg/night
                                              15
                                              Favorite
                                                Viewed 28 times in the last 48 hours
                                                Exceptional! 5/5
                                                (7 reviews)
                                                avg/night
                                                7
                                                Favorite
                                                  Viewed 22 times in the last 48 hours
                                                  Exceptional! 5/5
                                                  (42 reviews)
                                                  avg/night
                                                  42
                                                  Favorite
                                                    Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
                                                    avg/night
                                                    0
                                                    Favorite
                                                      Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                                      avg/night
                                                      2
                                                      Favorite
                                                        Viewed 30 times in the last 48 hours
                                                        avg/night
                                                        2
                                                        Favorite
                                                          Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                                          Exceptional! 5/5
                                                          (5 reviews)
                                                          avg/night
                                                          5
                                                          Favorite
                                                            Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                                            avg/night
                                                            2
                                                            Favorite
                                                              Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                              (6 reviews)
                                                              avg/night
                                                              6
                                                              Favorite
                                                                Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                (5 reviews)
                                                                avg/night
                                                                5
                                                                Favorite
                                                                  avg/night
                                                                  0
                                                                  Favorite
                                                                    Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                    (19 reviews)
                                                                    avg/night
                                                                    19
                                                                    Favorite
                                                                      Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                      avg/night
                                                                      1
                                                                      Favorite
                                                                        avg/night
                                                                        0
                                                                        Favorite
                                                                          Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                          (1 reviews)
                                                                          avg/night
                                                                          1
                                                                          Favorite
                                                                            Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                            Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                            (5 reviews)
                                                                            avg/night
                                                                            5
                                                                            Favorite
                                                                              Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                              (9 reviews)
                                                                              avg/night
                                                                              9
                                                                              Favorite
                                                                                Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                                (7 reviews)
                                                                                avg/night
                                                                                7
                                                                                Favorite
                                                                                  avg/night
                                                                                  2
                                                                                  Favorite
                                                                                    Viewed 39 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                    (24 reviews)
                                                                                    avg/night
                                                                                    24
                                                                                    Favorite
                                                                                      Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                      Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                      (13 reviews)
                                                                                      avg/night
                                                                                      13
                                                                                      Favorite
                                                                                        Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                        Excellent! 4.5/5
                                                                                        (6 reviews)
                                                                                        avg/night
                                                                                        6
                                                                                        Favorite
                                                                                          Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                          Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                          (57 reviews)
                                                                                          avg/night
                                                                                          57
                                                                                          Favorite
                                                                                            avg/night
                                                                                            1
                                                                                            Favorite
                                                                                              Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                              avg/night
                                                                                              1
                                                                                              Favorite
                                                                                                Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                avg/night
                                                                                                4
                                                                                                Favorite
                                                                                                  Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                  avg/night
                                                                                                  2
                                                                                                  Favorite
                                                                                                    Viewed 36 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                    Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                                    (28 reviews)
                                                                                                    avg/night
                                                                                                    28
                                                                                                    Favorite
                                                                                                      Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                      avg/night
                                                                                                      4

                                                                                                      Benahavís Holiday Apartments & Villas (300+)

                                                                                                       

                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Beautiful place to stay

                                                                                                      4 of 5
                                                                                                      The villa is spacious and well equipped, the pool is great and cleaned twice a week . To get the best from this property you need a car , we traveled to Marbella, Fuengirola and Gibraltar and within 5 mins drive there are various supermarkets and restaurants . We as a family really enjoyed it and the barbecue was well used . Great base for a great holiday .
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Aug 18, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Aug 2017

                                                                                                      Gorgeous apartment with stunning views!

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      This apartment is the best accommodation we've had in Spain. It comes with parking for hire car (which is a must) if you need to get around, great swimming pools for relaxing days and is located in a safe and secure area. Waking up and having breakfast with views of Gibraltar, and Morocco on a clear day is breath-taking. Dealing with the owner was a pleasure from the initial booking right through to the end of the stay. We will definite be returning.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Aug 17, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Aug 2017