La Quinta


Living in La Quinta: lifestyle, what to
do and benefits

La Quinta Golf and Spa Resort, located in the prestigious municipality of Benahavís and on the outskirts of San Pedro de Alcántara, is synonymous with exclusivity and sophistication on the Costa del Sol. This extensive residential area offers a perfect blend of tranquillity, luxury and proximity to a wide range of first-class services and leisure facilities.

In La Quinta you can find all types of properties, from flats, to townhouses, to luxury villas with large plots. The centrepiece of the area is its magnificent golf course, but it is not the only attraction. Living in this exclusive urbanisation on the Costa del Sol is the object of desire for a large part of the population, but only a few can make it a reality.

Where is La Quinta located?

Located in the municipality of Benahavís, just north of the AP-7 toll motorway, La Quinta, with an area of 160 hectares, is just a 10-minute drive from Puerto Banús and 15 minutes from the centre of Marbella. Its proximity to the motorway connects it to other areas of the Costa del Sol, making the excellent location, somewhat remote, no problem for enjoying all kinds of amenities and services.

Benefits of living in La Quinta

Living in La Quinta means access to an exquisite status and lifestyle, whilst being part of a select community and enjoying certain privileges that would not be possible elsewhere. All this in a beautiful natural setting, with valleys and hills full of vegetation and fauna like few others in Andalusia.

Residents of La Quinta enjoy these advantages

  • A world famous golf course.
  • A high luxury spa resort.
  • An exclusive lifestyle.
  • Security and privacy guaranteed.
  • To be part of an international community with a high level of purchasing power.
  • High-end restaurants and clubs.
  • Access to first class sports facilities: gyms, tennis and paddle courts.
  • A pleasant climate all year round.
  • Living in a quiet and beautiful area, but close to other urban centres: Puerto Banús, Marbella, Estepona, La Milla de Oro, etc.

What to do in La Quinta: services, activities and facilities

Residents have all kinds of activities and amenities at their fingertips. Enjoying an exceptional location, there will always be things to do. From hiking and walking to shopping and partying, living here offers a lively lifestyle and a vibrant social life.

Golf Clubs

This luxury urbanisation in Marbella has first class facilities. One of them is La Quinta Golf & Country Club. Designed by Manuel Piñero, Ryder Cup winner and three-time world champion, this golf course has 27 holes (three separate courses of new holes), ensuring that players of all levels can enjoy the complex.

Social life around the golf course centres around the Clubhouse, where both amateur and professional golfers gather to indulge their passion and share experiences. At The Country Club, guests can indulge in a wide variety of dining options, ranging from full meals to snacks and refreshments. Facilities include a large terrace with stunning views of the golf course, a cosy café, an elegant restaurant and several lounges for relaxing and socialising, as well as a children’s club.


There is still more. Another of La Quinta’s great attractions is its 5-star hotel. The Westin La Quinta Golf Resort & Spa is an oasis of relaxation. With terracotta floors, handcrafted furniture and terraces overlooking the golf course, its 170 rooms and suites are designed in an elegant eclectic style. 

Staying at the hotel, one enjoys all kinds of modern conveniences: 24/7 room service, high-speed wifi, flat-screen TVs and the famous Westin Heavenly Bed. In addition, the hotel has several restaurants, a fitness centre, paddle tennis courts, a social club and other facilities that foster the sense of community that La Quinta values so highly.


In addition to the excellent restaurants at La Quinta Golf Resort & Spa, there are other establishments where you can enjoy the best of the region’s cuisine, as well as dishes from other countries. 

El Gamonal, just a two-minute drive from the golf course, offers exclusive Andalusian-Mediterranean cuisine with specialities in grilled meats and fish. In addition, a varied list of quality restaurants, some with Michelin stars, can be found in nearby Nueva Andalucía, Puerto Banús and Marbella.

Excellent provision of services

Within a radius of 10/15 minutes you can access all kinds of services and facilities you could wish for. Restaurants, schools, supermarkets, shops, discotheques, clubs and beaches are all within easy reach if you live in this urbanisation.


This urbanisation on the Costa del Sol is a paradise for lovers of hiking and outdoor walks. Just walking around La Quinta is a real pleasure, but there are some very popular mountain routes. One of the most famous is the Castaño Santo, which starts at the Golf Club.

In short, La Quinta offers not only luxury and comfort, but also an active and vibrant community. Living here means access to an enriching social life and diverse activities that ensure every day is special. With an unbeatable location, first-class facilities and a first-class, cosmopolitan spirit, La Quinta is undoubtedly one of the best places to live 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

Apartment for sale in La Quinta, Costa del Sol

Discover luxury and comfort in this stunning property located in the prestigious urbanization Buenavista II, in La Quinta, Benahavís. This first floor flat is exactly what you have been looking for to enjoy the lifestyle you deserve. This exceptional property has a constructed area of 238.36 m², which includes lovely terraces and communal areas. Inside, you will be surprised by its three spacious bedrooms, each with a luxurious en-suite bathroom, guaranteeing privacy and comfort in every corner. The elegantly designed bathrooms are equipped with the highest quality finishes. The terraces are a real delight, with a small uncovered terrace and 41.60 m² of covered area perfect for relaxing and enjoying the stunning garden views at any time of the day. Experience the luxury and comfort that this property has to offer, in an environment that perfectly combines elegance and functionality. The property is in a privileged location with views of the garden from the north and south, providing a tranquil and green environment. To the east, it is bordered by another property, while to the west, it extends over gardens. It includes a garage space on the basement level, with easy and convenient access. Plus a storeroom perfect for additional storage. Don't miss this unique opportunity to acquire a wonderful property in Benahavís! Contact us for more information and to arrange a viewing.

890.000 €

  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • Built. 196 m2
  • ref#R4774657

Villa for sale in La Quinta, Costa del Sol

This elegant 6-bedroom villa is available for sale in the gated community of Lomas de La Quinta, a prestigious area in Marbella known for its tranquillity and exclusivity. This area is located just before the new Real de La Quinta development that will have an executive 6 hole golf course, lake for gentle water sports, tennis and paddle club, gym and a boutique hotel that will have a fabulous spa, all of this just on your door step which you can enjoy. Due to its elevated position, the property boasts breathtaking views of the Mediterranean Sea and the Sierra de las Nieves mountain range. The area is well known for its peaceful atmosphere and is highly sought after by discerning buyers. The 764m² villa with 317m2 of terraces, set on a generous 1377m² plot, harmonizes beautifully with the lush Mediterranean landscape. Its modern styled architecture incorporates natural elements to give the property warmth and style. The layout of the entrance floor has two lounge areas, both offering beautiful open views to the sea, even from the fully equipped kitchen you have sea views through the large picture windows. On this level you also find two spacious guest bedrooms. On the top floor you find the master bedroom with its ensuite bathroom and another two guest bedrooms both with ensuite. The basement level offers the 6th bedroom with bathroom but also the possibility to do a 7th bedroom, gym, cinema room, here your imagination can roam free as the possibilities are there for whatever you need. There is also a 3-car garage plus lots of outdoor parking area. The outdoor spaces are just as fabulous as the interior of the property. There are two gardens one with the sea and mountain views and the second garden with views to the mountains. The main terrace off the lounge area has a saltwater swimming pool and a jacuzzi from where you can relax and enjoy the beautiful sea views. Also part of the outdoor space is the solarium where you have 360º views, sea, golf, and mountains. On the solarium they have even added a small garden area to break up the large area and create a more interesting space. There is also the possibility to install an elevator from the basement up to the solarium so there is no excuse to enjoy each level of this property. This immaculate villa captures the essence of a luxurious lifestyle in Marbella. With its modern comforts, stunning views, and prestigious location, it represents an exceptional opportunity for those seeking a sophisticated and tranquil retreat. The property's potential for personalisation adds to its allure, making it an ideal choice for those who value both luxury and individuality.

5.950.000 €

  • 6 Beds
  • 6 Baths
  • Built. 764 m2
  • ref#R4771765