The called dining room of Costa del Sol currently has some of the best options for buying property in the region
Benahavís out from the rest of the cities of the Costa del Sol due to its excellent cuisine and its extraordinary 6 golf courses. In real estate terms, this municipality is part of the so-called Golden Triangle that complies with the other two neighboring towns of Marbella and Estepona. Benahavís properties thus also has the luxury of its neighbors, and has clubs nearby golf properties. All this level of luxury has led to is the municipality with the highest per capita income of all the autonomous community of Andalusia.
This location is prefect for those looking for a golf properties in a quiet place but that is not isolated, and also can enjoy both a valley and the coast. In addition, still it retains the essence of people because of its small streets, but as data in particular are full of numerous restaurants, which has made it known as the dining room of the Costa del Sol.
Such must be the appeal of Benahavís the same First Lady of the United States during his visit to the Costa del Sol stayed at this location, near the golf course Los Flamingos, further increasing attention to the region.
What kind of properties are located in the town?
Benahavís has been moving gradually in the real estate market in the region and now has captured much of this. It left behind his Spanish town past, which is still preserved and is evident in the chick Andalusian architecture of white houses that are close to its center.
These landscapes have changed through landscapes of properties that are located in very exclusive residences with golf clubs or country clubs, having on hand all that is required to lead a quiet life with green meadows combining sea breeze.
Its main road takes a path to the river Guadalmina, and it is during this walk that can be appreciated luxury residential areas such as Capanaes del Golf, Lomas de Conde Luque, Monte Mayor, among others. In these developments, the most common in properties that can be found are exclusive villas with all the comforts and luxuries.
Probably one of the best examples of this is the Zagaleta, which has a private golf course and the Zagaleta- Los Barrancos, and where they get some of the most expensive properties in the area. One example was a mansion bought by an American investor last year at a cost of 12.5 million euros, of course, this was the most valuable real estate purchases made throughout the year.
There are also other options for other people looking for an apartment or town house, more affordable prices for investing in Costa del Sol, but the cost will vary according to the area and may be between 250,000 euros and 450,000 euros, apartments with 2 or 3 rooms in developments such as Los Flamingos.
Investment and new project in Benahavís
Due to the growing real estate market in the region, new developments have their sights set on being built in this county. An example of this is a series of luxury apartments to be built as close to the golf properties. The properties offered are modern, mostly two rooms, and prices are between 240,000 euros and 390,000 euros. They also have the advantage of being only 10 minutes from Puerto Banus and 5 minutes from San Pedro de Alcantara
And hotel investments in the autonomous community in Benahavis, are not far behind. Wanda Star project is one of the most ambitious, and will be built at the initiative of the tycoon Wang Jianlin, who has seen great investment opportunities in the region, and therefore has made is choosing to build a tourist and hotel complex in Costa del Sun.
This project will be built in conjunction with the local group Villa Padierna, to form a luxury hotel expected, be successful and attract a greater number of Asian investors to the Costa del Sol.
Similarly, major American real estate conglomerates, have decided to invest in the Costa del Sol. One of the most important has been the company from Colorado, Real Capital Solutions (RCS) with over 30 years in real estate in the United States, and it plans to invest more than 200 million euros in the region.
One of these developments is Valley Heights located between Los Arqueros and La Zagaleta, which was built prior to the housing crisis and who had been in the hands of banks. The cost of property is between 269,000 and 464,000 euros, with apartments of 2, 3 and 4 bedrooms.
Other new luxury projects like Benahavis Hills Country Club, are examples of new developments in the region. This is more upscale than previous ones, and is composed of villas and town houses that have large areas.
Projects in the area are expected to continue rising as most of the space available for construction are located in this area. They also have the advantage of being close to many of golf clubs on the Costa del Sol, and is close to the major sites of importance in the region.
That is why large international conglomerates are interested in continuing to build in the area, which has already made its bet that until a few days ago was the wealthiest man in China.
Real estate market in the area
Benahavís belongs to the so-called Golden Triangle, formed by the neighboring municipalities Marbella, Estepona and Benahavis obviously. This town, though sales are lower compared to the other two municipalities, is in constant growth, and as previously explained, the type of properties that are achieved herein comprise certain luxury.
For the year 2014 they totaled 711 sales, representing growth of 28% in sales over the previous year and a rise of 2.2% in property prices for the same time.
During 2015, there was an increase of 6.6% in prices with an increase in sales of 9.8%, in terms of mortgages, 20% were granted. 2016, is expected to continue with 6% growth in prices, although in some areas of greater demand in the city, may increase this figure.
Analysts are slightly more conservative with projections made for 2016 where an increase in prices from a range of 3 to 5% and may vary to areas of greater tourist and real estate activity in the Costa del Sol, it is expected where It can achieve an increase in the value of properties to 10%. Therefore, investment in the region is considered safe and big profits as recommends Ignacio Acosta, real estate agent with great experience in the region.
Meet the dining room of the Costa del Sol
Benahavis because of its location, which manages to combine mountain with sea makes its gastronomy is also based on these characteristics. That is why as the main ingredients of their dishes, venison, rabbit and pork are both yes and seafood delicacies and seafood.
For the type of public visiting this location has made it a cosmopolitan cuisine that stands out throughout Europe and that has nothing to envy of any large city. Also notable is the influence of immigrants and people of different nationalities that live here.
The typical dishes are the sausages water, pork, lamb, rabbit and partridge stew, paella, oxtail, beef tenderloin marinated or grilled and seafood zarzuela.
Some of its best restaurants are:
– Amanhavis Hotel- restaurant: a mix between rustic and Arabic, with azulejillos Moroccan, Arab and Chinese lanterns that kind of decoration. It does not have a fixed letter, because it adapts to what is offering the daily market, so every day you can discover new dishes. For the prices are very curious because they are always the same. I explain. If you choose two course menu, the price is 30 €; if you opt for three courses, 35 €. If you want only one entry is 10 € and 25 € a main course and a dessert € 10. To this you must add VAT.
How incoming? because Green asparagus vegetarian soup with fine herbs or giant stuffed Tortelini and Fruit Mus home Sea with spinach sauce. ¿Principal? Flounder del Mar as our fill of asparagus and prawns with saffron sauce or ragout Benahavis kid with Tarragon Juice
– Restaurant Hotel School Benahavís: food and excellent service, with the charm of being a hospitality school. They have an extensive menu and tasting menus, menus also groups and Wednesdays pairing menu only 27 euros.
– Restaurant Los Faroles: The restaurant is run by a family of Benahavis and are highly appreciated in the area. They have achieved a restaurant with that lovely taste of the new rural establishments and have decided to keep the bar high meals. Cerquísima of Marbella and San Pedro Alcántara, we find it a little getaway to Los Faroles to reach us take a few bites in a quiet and peaceful, where the rush has no place.
The house specialty meats are pepper, but do not hold if you want to try other dishes home court, a zarzuela seafood or prawns pilpil; their chocolate mousse is one of their best desserts.
– Restaurant Taberna de Alabardero: Besides food, you can enjoy a stroll through the gardens and an intimate decoration with candles and rose petals. In addition to piano music background.
Regarding the food I recommend the cloud tomato, anchovies and malagueños country bread toast, montadito of sole with pesto squid steak with homemade sausage and cinnamon. French toast dessert raisins and carrot coconut granita are perfect. both are also excellent fried foods such as rice of the letter.
Perhaps for those arriving for the first time to this restaurant the best choice is to try the tasting menu. The service is really professional and exquisite attention. For wine lovers, with some 320 references both Spanish and foreign wines.
Which is considered as the dining room of the Costa del Sol, enjoys a moment of growth in terms of new developments in real estate projects. The spaces in this town that combine mountains and meadows along the coast of the Mediterranean, makes it perfect for those seeking tranquility and a place that is in harmony with nature, while being very close to the best sites entertainment Costa del Sol Puerto Banus.
In this sense, Benahavís is surrounded by 9 golf courses, which gives a clue to the type of properties that are in the area, which are mainly villas near fields. However, it is also possible to find apartments at good prices, and this opportunity will be possible due to new constructions that come to the area.
This village near Marbella and Estepona property form a trident, of which its growth in 2016 and is expected in the years to come. This is why the invest here, either way to have a summer home or business, will represent big gains ahead thanks to good expectations that are on the market in the region.
Written by: CAPD
Contribution to the reader: Know the investment opportunities that exist in the real estate sector Benahavís along with the wide variety of its cuisine.