Los Arqueros

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With all kinds of accommodation to choose from in a dozen developments located around the golf and country club, Los Arqueros in Benahavís is a great place to look for a home on the Costa del Sol.

Occupying the hills and valleys that surround Los Arqueros Golf and Country Club, the neighbourhood of Los Arqueros is made up of over a dozen different urbanisations, that contain almost every kind of property you could wish for, from compact apartments within gated communities up to sizeable, single-family villas on large, front-line golf plots, many of which enjoy views over the course to the Mediterranean.

Lying immediately east of the A397 to Ronda, not long after it passes beneath the AP-7 toll highway, Los Arqueros is situated to the south of La Zageleta and north of Puerto de los Almendros. It is conveniently close to local entertainment hotspots like Benahavís, San Pedro Alcántara and Puerto Banús, all under 15 minutes away by car, while Málaga-Costa del Sol International Airport is less than an hour’s drive.

Los Arqueros Golf and Country Club, home to Los Arqueros restaurant in the club house, is the social hub of the area, but it is also well served by the shops and restaurants of La Heredía, just across the Ronda road. The course itself, the first designed by Spanish golfing legend Severiano Ballesteros, is one of the most popular on the Costa del Sol.


Los Arqueros comprises a dozen developments located around the Los Arqueros Golf and Country Club,in Benahavís. It is a great place to look for a home on the Costa del Sol. But Los Arqueros is so much more than a golfer’s paradise. Here, you will find almost every kind of property you could wish for. Here, you can retreat into exquisite privacy.Or embrace, just minutes away, the nightlife of Puerto Banús and the high culture of Marbella. It’s all here, at the heart of the Costa del Sol. Nearby you will find sun, sand, and beaches. Right outside your door is a stunning golf course. Or seek other world-class sports that lie just minutes away.

What is Los Arqueros?

Los Arqueros contains a dozen different communities nestled in the hills and valleys surrounding Los Arqueros Golf and Country Club. Amongst the secluded properties, there are compact apartments within gated communities up to sizeable, single-family villas on large, front-line golf plots. Many of the properties enjoy views over the course to the Mediterranean.

When was Los Arqueros created?

Los Arqueros Golf and Country Club was opened in 1991. It was designed by Severiano Ballesteros, one of the greatest professional golf players of all time. Over his career, Seve won an impressive 90 international tournaments including five major championships. Seve wanted to create a golf course that blended in with its environment while simultaneously offering golfers a fascinating challenge. On completion, the course was everything that Seve desired. The fairways are narrow, and the greens are small. These days, there are several housing options, all of which offer high-quality apartments, townhouses, and villas. Many of these surround the fairway and provide sweeping views of the links.

What kind of urbanizations are included in Los Arqueros?

Los Arqueros Golf and Country Club, home to Los Arqueros restaurant in the club house, is the social hub of the area. It is also well served by the shops and restaurants of La Heredía, just across the Ronda Road. The course itself, the first designed by Spanish golfing legend Severiano Ballesteros, is one of the most popular on the Costa del Sol.

The 150 apartments of Las Jacarandas greet you as you enter Los Arqueros from the Ronda Road. The gated community boasts incredible views, 2 swimming pools and even a children’s pool. Gardens and golf greens surround well sized and spacious properties. Las Jacarandas is perfectly positioned to access all the local amenities.

Larger urbanizations such as El Lago, La Finca, and La Torre offer apartments and townhouses that overlook the golf course. Landscaped gardens weave through the grounds, along walkways that lead to community pools and the clubhouse. Some units have private gardens. The modern apartments of Avalon are known for their sea views. As is El Alto, the first development built at Los Arqueros. Las Encinas has apartments with terraces, gardens, and solariums that overlook the golf course and the Mediterranean. Gated developments like Residencia Los Almendros focus on townhouses with wonderful views and amenities. Los Arrayanes Golf offers apartments and penthouses with access to both outdoor and indoor pools, a solarium, and a wellness center.

Smaller developments like Los Balcones and Los Olivos offers apartments with pleasing views of the golf course, the mountains, and the sea. They surround an infinity pool and a short walk to the clubhouse. Las Terrazas is located at the top of Los Arqueros urbanization and its 41 apartments and penthouses boast spectacular, sweeping views of the region and the Mediterranean Sea. There is a nicely situated community pool.

How do you get to Los Arqueros?

Los Arquerosis located in Benahavís, a town on the Costa del Sol in the province of Malaga. To get to Los Arqueros by car, take the AP-7 highway. Or take the A397 past El Madroñal and head north into the mountains, towards Ronda. Los Arqueros sits near the cultural hotspots of San Pedro de Alcántara, Puerto Banús, and Marbella. To the west lies Estepona; to the north, La Zagaleta and, beyond, the mountains of Ronda. In less than an hour, you can drive to two international airports, Málaga-Costa del Sol to the west, Gilbraltar to the west.

Is Los Arqueros a good place to live?

Los Arqueros and the village of Benahavís, known as the “dining room of the Costa del Sol”, are situated in a beautiful green valley surrounded by mountains. The views in the area are spectacular. This is a popular location for people who appreciate the outdoors and wish to enjoy the natural world up-close. The tranquility and beauty of life in the region is hard to beat. But if you feel like a change of scene for a night or afternoon, you are a short drive from the cultural opportunities in Marbella and surrounding towns.

What facilities and services do Los Arqueros developments typically offer residents?

At Los Arqueros, you will find several beautiful gated communities with secure access to parking and professional management. Properties here provide access to swimming pools, parking, well-maintained gardens, around-the-clock security, and reasonable community fees. Choose from a variety of panoramic terrace views—from turquoise seas to mountain sunrises. Facilities include 24/7 security and underground parking. There is also an indoor heated pool, fully equipped gymnasium, and an infinity pool overlooking the beach.

What kind of sports are available in and around Los Arqueros?

Of course, it’s not only about what is inLos Arqueros. It’s also about what is around it. And here you will find a ton of opportunities for outdoor sporting activities.

Golf and more

Los Arqueros offers a superb golf experience and golf academy, of course. Residents also have access to a clubhouse with 2 restaurants, a fully equipped gym and fitness centre, tennis andpadel courts, bowling, and 3 swimming pools. Beyond the course lies an abundance of golfing alternatives. Atalaya, Los Naranjos, Club de Golf Aloha, El Higueral, El Paraíso, and Guadalmina all provide similarly well-furnished amenities. If that isn’t enough, down the road you’ll find superb links at La Quinta, Capanes, and Nueva Andalucia Golf Valley.  See our Benahavís Golf Course Guide for more information.


Nearby Benahavís offers spectacular environment for outdoor adventures. If you enjoy hiking, you can find numerous mountain trails by following the road to La Zagaleta and Ronda or the one through Benahavís. This is a paradise for those who love the outdoors. If you feel even more adventurous, try a water walk down the Benahavis river. Begin with a leap into a cool rock pool and proceed with a combination of riverside hiking and swimming. Strike out on your own or take a guided tour. Other trails lead through pine and cork oak forests to waterfalls and gorges. Challenge yourself with the tough walk to castle ruins. Enjoy a sundown picnic as you take in the sunset behind Gibraltar. For more about hiking in Benahavís, please see our Outdoor Activities in Benahavís Guide.


Simply toss your beach gear into the car, and you’ll be setting up your lounger in minutes. San Pedro de Alcántara Beach is a stretch of dark sand that runs for 1,400 metres along the coast. This well-manicured beach is known for its palm trees, eucalyptus grove, and numerous beach bars. It has ample parking, too. Of course, for a little bit of extra effort, you have a wealth of beaches to choose from. Start with our Marbella and Estepona beach guides.

Where can you eat and shop close to Los Arqueros?


While Los Arqueros offers restaurants and cafes in its golf clubhouses, you are only a short drive away from the delightful restaurants in Benahavís. See our guide to dining out in Benahavís. Here are a couple of recommended eateries at the Los Arqueros Golf and Country Club:

Seve’s Kitchen and Bar offers breakfast, lunch and light snacks on the terrace overlooking the golf course. Specialties include pastas and steak and short ribs.

La View is a restaurant and loungebar with views of the Benahavís hills and the Mediterranean sea. They offer a range of specialties including Japanese sashimi and rolls, as well as Italian pastas. In addition there are a wide variety of grilled meats, fresh fish entrees, and lobster.

On the doorstep on Los Arqueros is the beautiful development of La Heredia where you can find a well stocked Deli serving breakfast and lunch, a bar and excellent butcher.


Los Arqueros offers small shops and, of course, a pro shop that includes fashion for golfers. Benahavís itself has an open air market on Tuesdays, as well as a flea market (rastro in Spanish) every Sunday at a chapel just outside the village. But there are also numerous shopping opportunities a short drive from Los Arqueros. See our Marbella Shopping Guide for more details.

Is Los Arqueros a good real estate investment?

Los Arqueros has property prices that range from €250,000 to over €6 million. These properties provide a great opportunity as an investment, a holiday pied a terre, or a year-round residence. Los Arqueros lies in the heart of the Costa del Sol. It lies close to pricy Marbella, upscale Estepona, and other havens of the rich and famous. This attracts millions of tourists each year and buyers from all over the world. Its general location, combined with the beauty and convenience of the Los Arqueros golf course means that the Los Arqueros community has a stable market for rentals and sales. Apartment prices usually range from the €200,000 to €800,000 range. These values have held very well during all the ups and downs of the broader Spanish property market. Real estate prices here continue to out perform the rest of Spain. Land and property taxes are reasonable, too. See our Los Arqueros Property Listings for a sense of what’s available but we also have access to unlisted properties and those of other real estate agents. Our lengthy experience in the area means we have expertise and deep knowledge of Los Arqueros offerings.

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