Benahavis - La Zagaleta

by Thomas Harper


Benahavis - La Zagaleta

La Zagaleta Golf and Country Club is widely regarded as being one of the most prestigious and sought after address in Europe, offering an array of resident only facilities which would put most 5 Star Hotels to shame. This magnificent country estate of almost 900 hectares (2,200 acres) is situated in one of the most beautiful areas of the Costa del Sol, only a few kilometers from Marbella and Puerto Banús. La Zagaleta has 2 gated and guarded entrances and the estate has 24 hour high level armed security.

Villas in La Zagaleta enjoy breathtaking views of the Mediterranean, the Straits of Gibraltar, the North African coast, its own golf courses and the stunning Serrania de Ronda mountain range.

Each plot is separated by 10 meters of green zone, allowing added privacy and freedom of movement for the local wildlife. A total of 400 plots make up the exclusive Country Club, over half of which already have exclusive villas built on them.

Amongst the private facilities members can enjoy, two private 18 hole golf courses, the stunning 5,100m² clubhouse, a separate equestrian center, and even its own heliport recognized by the Civil Aviation Authorities.

Facilities and services in La Zagaleta

La Zagaleta resort offers 2 private golf courses, a private equestrian club with 23 stables and 4 rings. The Zagaleta members have their own clubhouse and the organisation offers all services to make life easy. You can count on them for maintenance and key-services, administration, assistance in medical care, shopping services, full catering service, private chaufeurs, secretary service. Basically they will provide what you ask them to do.

Wining & Dining around La Zagaleta

In La Zagaleta’s clubhouse you will find 2 excellent restaurants and a snackbar. They also count with a large party room. If you prefer to entertain your guests in your own villa, a full catering servioce can be provided. Just outside the resort you will find another excellent restaurant El Coto and ofcourse on the foot of your mountain, in Puerto Banús and Marbella you have a wide range of restaurants and bars that provide superb food and an entertaining ambiance.

Leisure activities in La Zagaleta

You wouldn’t even have to leave the resort. La Zagaleta itself offers horse riding, golf, hunting, fishing. The clubhouse counts with a bowling alley, a billiard room and a large pool. A tennis and paddle club is nearby and strolling down the mountain in your car you will find water sport activities in the Marbella and Puerto Banús marina,  famous beach clubs like Nikki beach, Puro beach club and Buddha Beach to mention some.


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