31 05 2023

Best areas to live and invest in Benalmádena


The climate, the variety of infrastructures and services, the leisure and cultural offer are some of the essential factors when choosing a place to live. The truth is that the quality of life on the Costa del Sol is exceptional and when it comes to investing in a property, any of its areas are a good choice.

If you are determined to invest in a property on the stunning Costa del Sol but still don't know exactly where to locate it, now is the time to consider one of the most outstanding towns on the coast of Malaga, Benalmádena.

With an average annual temperature of 20ºC and 300 days of sunshine, this city with sea and mountain views stands out for its supply and demand for the construction of real estate projects. In the following post we review the best neighbourhoods in Benalmádena to invest in and enjoy one of the most idyllic enclaves on the coast of Malaga.

Best neighborhoods to live in Benalmádena


A few kilometres southwest of the capital of Malaga, Benalmádena is characterised by its strategic location and connection with the rest of the cities and transport infrastructures, its paradisiacal beaches and its marina with a very noticeable architectural design. In addition, this captivating municipality is also suitable for skiing lovers, as just 180 kilometres away is the Sierra Nevada, a paradise for adventure lovers!

Its more than 27 square kilometres are divided into several areas, from the Sierra de Mijas to the coast. All of them with their own identity and charm. But what are the best neighbourhoods to live in Benalmádena? We advise you on the different areas of the municipality.


Benalmadena town

In the highest part we find Benalmádena village, undoubtedly the most authentic and charming area. Here you will find its picturesque old town, situated some 300 metres above sea level where its viewpoints offer spectacular panoramic views.

Living in this area of Benalmádena Pueblo is ideal for those looking to experience first hand the day to day life of a typical Andalusian village: white painted houses, flowers decorating the balconies, narrow cobbled and steep streets leading to squares steeped in Moorish and Mediterranean influenced architecture.

The different types of houses that can be found here reflect the charm and traditional architecture of the area. In the majority of cases they are single-family townhouses and traditional houses that dress the mountainside in white.


This area is located to the west of the coast and is known for its luxurious urbanisations and golf course. It offers a combination of tranquillity, sea views and access to all necessary services, making it the residential area par excellence in Benalmádena.

Among the residential complexes close to this area, we highlight Mane Residences, a totally exclusive project of 49 apartments and two townhouses arranged in a staggered layout facing the coast. The sloping terrain, spacious terraces and glazed balustrades offer a sense of infinite living spaces that merge with the Mediterranean Sea.

In the surrounding area you will find all kinds of services, medical, sports, and commercial. It is the place to live in Benalmádena if you are looking to disconnect from the hustle and bustle of the town and enjoy the tranquillity with your family.

Benalmádena coast

We are located in one of the most metropolitan areas of Benalmádena that welcomes people from different cultures. Here we find a wide variety of hotels, leisure facilities and all kinds of shops. Precisely because of its international character, in this area we find a large number of services adapted to this community. Here we find the marina of Benalmádena and the endless promenade that crosses the municipality. 

Any of the areas detailed are ideal for living in Benalmádena, so choosing one will depend on the lifestyle or specific preferences of each person. The real estate on offer at Prime Invest is suitable for any type of family. An exclusive private development with two to three bedrooms set on the mountainside overlooking the Mediterranean Sea. A real luxury for those who want to enjoy a stay surrounded by natural daylight.

What is the best area to invest in Benalmádena?

There are many reasons to live on the Costa del Sol and to invest safely in modern and functional new builds. 

One of the fundamental aspects to take into account when we want to buy a property is the price that varies in the desired area. In this case, Benalmádena has an average price of 810.000 €.

For all those looking to invest in real estate projects, either for personal enjoyment or to make a profit, Benalmádena is one of the Andalusian municipalities where the demand for housing has continued to grow in recent years. In our market study of the real estate sector on the Costa del Sol you will find all the details.

If you are considering investing on the Costa del Sol, you can contact our team at Prime Invest. We will be happy to offer you advice on the best real estate projects for living in Benalmádena and on the coast of Malaga. Enjoy your home in a paradisiacal enclave!

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