El Higuerón


Living in El Higuerón: benefits, activities and lifestyle

The Costa del Sol is booming, and some areas are emerging as candidates to gain worldwide fame. One such area is El Higuerón, a green expanse of majestic natural terraces that gradually descends towards the sea and stands out for its exceptional views of the Mediterranean.

Located in Benalmádena, one of the most cosmopolitan cities on the Costa del Sol, El Higuerón is a luxury residential area offering a unique lifestyle to its residents. With lush tropical gardens, nearby golf courses, a wide range of top-tier services and facilities, and significant developments underway, El Higuerón has become one of the most sought-after places to live in Málaga.

Where is El Higuerón?

El Higuerón is in a privileged enclave on the Costa del Sol, between the cities of Fuengirola and Benalmádena, both major urban centers with all kinds of services and amenities. This residential area is just 10 minutes by car from Málaga airport, one of Spain’s busiest. Additionally, it is adjacent to the AP-7 motorway, which connects Málaga with the entire Costa del Sol.

An Exclusive Lifestyle in El Higuerón

The homes in El Higuerón are high-end, with modern and elegant designs that maximize natural light and panoramic views. The apartments and villas feature spacious terraces, private pools, and jacuzzis, creating an ideal space to relax and enjoy the Mediterranean climate.

Residents of El Higuerón have access to a wide range of services and facilities, allowing them to enjoy a complete, relaxed, or vibrant lifestyle, depending on their preferences. These include:

Exclusive Restaurants

El Higuerón has a wide gastronomic offering, with restaurants serving both local and international cuisine. Some of them are renowned, such as the El Higuerón restaurant. There are also bars and cafes where residents can relax and socialize.

Spa and Wellness Center

El Higuerón Spa is a wellness center offering a wide range of treatments and massages for those seeking relaxation and stress relief. There is also a gym and an indoor pool.

Golf Courses

El Higuerón is near several top-tier golf courses for players of all levels, such as Bil Bil Golf or Golf Torrequebrada.

International Schools

There are several international schools in and around El Higuerón offering high-quality education for children of all ages, such as Montessori Benalmádena or The British College of Benalmádena.

Private Security

El Higuerón has 24-hour private security, ensuring residents that their properties and families are safe.

Advantages of Living in El Higuerón

El Higuerón is surrounded by beautiful natural landscapes, including the Mediterranean Sea, mountains, and parks. Residents can enjoy a variety of outdoor activities such as hiking, cycling, and swimming.

El Higuerón is an ideal place to live for those seeking luxury and tranquility. With its wide range of services and facilities, privileged natural environment, and location on the Costa del Sol, El Higuerón offers everything necessary to enjoy a full and happy life.

Living here means residing in an exclusive area of the Costa del Sol, currently growing, with many real estate developments underway and under the umbrella of an international and cosmopolitan community.

What to Do in El Higuerón?

In this exclusive residential area between Benalmádena and Fuengirola, one can engage in various cultural, leisure, and sports activities. Some things to do while residing in El Higuerón include:

Stroll Along the Promenade and Beaches

Enjoy walking along the promenade and visiting multiple beaches, such as Playa de Carvajal or Playa de la Torre.

Water Sports

Practice water sports like windsurfing, scuba diving, swimming, jet skiing, and more.


Play golf at one of the premium nearby courses.

Visit the Butterfly Park

Located in an impressive Thai temple, discover over 1,500 exotic butterflies in a tropical landscape.

Tivoli World

Enjoy a large amusement park with shows for the whole family.

Selwo Marina

A marine park with dolphins, sea lions, and penguins.

Casablanca Rustic Park

A spacious area to enjoy fresh air and nature.

Benalmádena Cable Car

Offers unparalleled panoramic views of the area.

Arab Baths

A relaxing option to disconnect and revitalize.


Enjoy the nightlife in one of the local clubs, such as Nösha VIP Club.


Premium tennis and padel clubs are popular in the area, as well as several gyms and sports facilities, such as Higuerón Sport Club.

Why Choose El Higuerón?

If you are looking for a place to live that offers luxury, tranquility, and exclusivity, El Higuerón is the perfect option for you. With its stunning sea views, top-tier services and facilities, and privileged environment, El Higuerón allows you to enjoy a unique lifestyle on the Costa del Sol.

Wonderful two bedroom, south facing apartment in the gated residential complex Buenavista II, La Quinta, with panoramic sea views

Wonderful two bedroom, south facing apartment in the gated residential complex Buenavista II, La Quinta. The complex has a communal swimming pool, security cameras and offers incredible views to the golf, sea and mountains and is just a short drive to the beach local amenities, Marbella and Puerto Banus. The property has an open plan living and dining area with access to a spacious private terrace with beautiful panoramic views; fully fitted kitchen with a terrace that boasts mountain views and has a separate laundry area; master suite with access to the terrace; guest bedroom; and a guest bathroom. Other features include two private parking spaces, a storeroom, hot and cold air conditioning and underfloor heating in the bathrooms.

900.000 €

  • 2 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • Built. 179 m2
  • ref#4941MLA

Charismatic and captivating, this villa sits in a gated community in a stunning enclave of Benahavis

This is a charismatic property safely ensconced within a secure and private gated community set within the enclave of La Quinta. Its sits in a prime location that offers total privacy yet accessibility and is in close proximity to a host of amenities all of which sit on the edges of some of the finest golf courses found within the Golf Valley. Adding further desirability the property is also close to some of the finest sandy beaches found along this area of the coast. With Marbella being just a short drive away, there could be no more to say - but there is! This property showcases breathtaking views of the azure Mediterranean, the wide and seemingly endless green expanse of golf courses and the majestic mountain range that loom strong in the surrounding landscape. The residence emanates a classical and endearing design which continues through over the three levels and which reveals itself to you by an impressive entrance featuring a dome shaped tiled ceiling. On the first floor you are drawn into a light and spacious living room, where swathes of natural light flood in, lighting up every corner. There is a separate dining room that enjoys direct access to the extensive terraces outside through huge sliding glass terrace doors. The kitchen is open and well- appointed with a superb island unit taking centre stage. Well lit and spacious it also features a breakfast area for less formal meal arrangements. There is another room that could be used either as a double bedroom ensuite or as an office and every room on this floor opens out onto the glorious terraces, where there are various seating and lounging areas to cater to your needs, creating a relaxing and inviting outdoor living area. Rising up to the second floor there are 3 double bedrooms all with the luxury of having an ensuite bathroom. The bathrooms are finely dressed in high quality marble and offer double sinks and sizeable windows, allowing natural light to flow in. The master bedroom is an opulent affair, with colossal glass sliding doors on two sides, opening the suite up to the fresh outdoors and creating a sense of endless time and boundless space. Of course the views from here are eternal and seemingly never ending. This suite also enjoys deluxe walk in wardrobes offering plenty of storage space. On the lower floor there is another independent living area, a large laundry room and a diving self contained guest bedroom. For relaxation and rejuvenation there is a Turkish bath, spa and all enjoy direct access to the swimming pool and terrace. The property also offer additional features including a private garage for two vehicles alongside another parking space, gardens that include a variety of fruit trees and expansive beautifully maintained grounds. Found in a secure 24 hour security protected gated community, this property is truly old school, radiating a phenomenal amount of character and offers a vast amount of scope for modification and customization, whereby your ideas can lovingly be brought to life to make this property your own personal haven of tranquility.

2.850.000 €

  • 5 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • Built. 721 m2
  • ref#WB1618

Plot for sale in Benahavis, Costa del Sol

COMPLETELY FLAT PLOT WITH SEA VIEWS IN LOS FLAMINGOS GOLF (BENAHAVIS) Wonderful completely flat residential plot located in the prestigious Flamingos Golf Resort, with impressive panoramic views of the sea and the Mediterranean coast. This 1,195 m² south/east facing plot located just 10 minutes drive from the bustling heart of Puerto Banús. Surrounded by the beautiful nature of the municipality of Benahavis and the high-end properties in the prestigious area, it will only take you a few minutes to reach the beach and all services, 15 minutes to the center of Marbella and Estepona, and less than 10 minutes to San Pedro de Alcántara and the Golf Valley of Nueva Andalucía. The potential to create your ideal residence extends across three levels: the ground floor, main floor and first floor. With a generous 22% building allowance, equivalent to a spacious 270 square meters on the ground floor and first floor combined. Los Flamingos Golf Resort includes championship golf courses, exclusive beach clubs, a tennis club and a variety of renowned restaurants. Buying a plot or a house in Los Flamingos is also a good long-term investment opportunity.

1.160.000 €

    • ref#R4778122