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Private Villa In Lovely Village, Air Conditioning and Heated Pool



Updated: 08-Dec-2016
Villa in Benahavis Village with stunning view and private gardens & private FREE HEATED POOL & AIRCON

Villa Paraiso (Paradise!) a large beautifully situated riverside Villa with AIRCON & HEATED private pool in the hidden gem of a Spanish village Benahavis; yet only 7mins to the Coast & nearest beaches & just 10mins to the jet-set resorts of Puerto Banus and Marbella. Benahavis village is famous for its many restaurants and is known as the 'gastronomic corner of Andalucia'. Due to its size and great location, Villa Paraiso can offer something for everyone. Enjoy the rivers wonderful fresh water swimming hole or the beautiful village park with children’s play area right next to the villa. Take a stroll into the village center, where there are shops, tapas bars & restaurants. Relax, dine and soak up the sun in the delightful village square. Alternatively pick a fresh lemon from the tree at the front gate & simply chill at home in the poolside hammock with a Gin & Tonic!

Registro de Turismo de Andalucía - Pending CTC-201635585 3910 Estepona

  • Sleeps 12
  • 6 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Wheelchair access
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

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About the Owner

We know you won't be disappointed, Benahavis is a real jewel.

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Speaks English, Spanish

Guestbook comments from the owner

To get a flavour of the holiday you can look forward to, please see many of our lovely testimonials on our website: www.paradisemarbella.com.

PM, Newcastle. What can I say, other than totally gobsmacked by the entire place and great value for money. The villa is superb - the website is extremely accurate, what you see is what you get! Pure luxury and exactly what we were looking for. Everything from the towels to the bedding are top quality. We instantly fell in love with the place and were so glad that it was available for our week. We were that impressed we did not pick up our deposit - we just left it with Susie for our next visit which was booked while staying at Villa Paraiso - roll on September!! Book early, you do not want to miss out on this one I promise!!

JH, Derbyshire:Superb villa, excellent location, great amenities. Benahavis is a wonderful little village and brilliantly located. All in all it’s a lovely villa in a lovely village in a lovely part of the world.
Jan 2011
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32 Reviews

based on 32 holidaymaker reviews


Lovely Villa in Lovely Village

  • 5 of 5

Just returned from a great stay at this wonderful villa. It is ideally situated on the edge of the village. The house and surroundings were beautiful. Very clean and well equipped, a real good quality "home from home".

The heated pool, terraces and gardens were great for a relaxing day.

All the outside seating areas were really appreciated with lots of choice for sun or shade.

Susie the owner had everything covered with lots of info and advice.

Many basics were supplied in addition to the renowned "maxi bar" which came in handy at supermarket prices.

This is the best equipped villa we have ever been to and we would thoroughly recommend the villa and the village without hesitation. Wish we were still there!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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A beautiful villa in a beautiful setting

  • 5 of 5

Stayed at Villa Paradiso for a week and couldn't have asked for more. We were in a party of 10 ranging from 1 year old to 65 years. The villa was ideal as there was enough space for each family to have their own privacy whilst staying together.

The villa was exceptionally clean and very well-maintained. Everything that we needed was provided including travel plugs, towels including beach towels and plenty of toys and games for the kids to enjoy which made packing much easier.

Susie was excellent throughout the booking process, in the run up to our holiday and during our stay. She was always on hand for any questions we had and could not do enough to make sure our stay was enjoyable for all.

The village itself is stunning and we particularly enjoyed the river run - a fantastic experience.

Thank you so much for everything - we hope to stay again one day.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Beautiful, just as promised

  • 5 of 5

The villa is gorgeous and very well appointed. There were 12 of us, we cooked quite often and there was enough kitchen equipment, plates and glasses for all of us, which I find quite unusual in a villa. The maxi bar is a fabulous idea, even though we went straight to the supermarket and didn't expect to use it, we still found ourselves needing things that were supplied in the bar. The villa is situated in a lovely quiet street with great access to the village.Susie was extremely helpful both during the booking process and whilst we were there. I would definitely go again.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Beautiful home in a beautiful setting

  • 5 of 5

Were do I begin?.........

What a wonderful holiday! We travelled to Benahavis and have just enjoyed a week at Susie's villa as a party of 11 (3 families) with ages ranging from 7 to 53 - each and every one of us were blown away with the stunning villa and its stunning surroundings. It is truly a home from home with Susie ensuring you are short of nothing during your stay. We loved the maxi-mini bar and would recommend this to anyone staying at the villa. The decor, space, lovely bathrooms, kitchen, pool, garden and fabulous blaconies with exceptional views all are first class! I could go on (& on & on!!). Susie is an excellent owner and very helpful, always there at the end of a whatsapp message to answer any queries or requests.

The village itself is a wonderful place with many restaurants and bars where you are spoilt for choice. We enjoyed a few tasty lunches and evening meals in the village!

The men & boys loved the mountain walks, fishing and especially the river run whilst us ladies enjoyed the ice cold cava, sunbeds and pool!

I cannot recommend Susie, the stunning villa, the area and all it brings to your holiday enough - We have never experienced holiday blues like this after a holiday before! xx

  • Review Submitted: Aug 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Our 3rd stay at this lovely Villa (May 2016)

  • 5 of 5

A blissful week spent at the lovely Villa Paraiso and the village of Benehavis.

May 2016 was our 3rd stay at the villa and we love it’s charm. It’s location, at the lower end of the village, means that it is the first building that takes your eye when driving up to Benehavis and when you arrive and open up the door to enter it’s bright generous spaces you can feel ‘right at home’ very quickly. With a fabulous big kitchen and lovely bedrooms that open up onto a large balcony, accommodation in the villa is generous in the extreme and the garden is terrific for spending sunny days in, with your own heated pool to boot!

Whether using the villa as a place to chill out and relax or as a base for heading out on day trips to Ronda, Gibraltar, or the white villages, etc then Villa Paraiso is an excellent choice. Susie has everything you need for a comfortable stay and the fridge and kitchen cupboards are well stocked too so you are up and running as soon as you arrive (see her ‘Maxi-Bar’ list for details).

The village of Benehavis, as well, is excellent. It’s little streets are full of good quality restaurants and bars. We tried Los Abiancos, La Torre, Rufinos, & La Escalara for meals this year, Chicos for drinks & tapas (a must), and we always went to Las Canas Viejas for breakfast. All were very pleasant indeed.

There are other activities in and around Benehavis. Make sure you spend time just walking the village and the surrounding area to appreciate the landscape that it is set in (Susie has a list of all the local walks in her information folder). The area is full of wildlife and flowers and check out the nearby river and the rocks that the locals (and visitors) use for exciting ‘river-run’ activities.

We always enthuse about Villa Paraiso and Benehavis when telling our friends and family about our visits there and we hope we can return for another visit in the future.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Lived up to its name - 'Paradise'

  • 5 of 5

We've just returned from our weeks holiday at Villa Paraiso and it was a struggle to leave! From the moment of our initial enquiry until the end of our stay, Susie couldn't have been more helpful.

The villa itself is in a stunning private location and has everything you need for a relaxing break but if you do decide to venture out then the town centre is a short 10 minute walk away.....and the restaurants and bars (as listed in Susie's packed information booklet) are outstanding.

All of the rooms inside the villa are beautifully decorated, light and cleaned to a very high standard. The kitchen is extremely well stocked-every utensil you could wish for! The maxi bar is also a really welcome feature.....and the bubbly on arrival was a lovely touch.

  • Review Submitted: May 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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From the Owner

We drove in to Benahavis on a rainy day and just knew the village was the place for us. A little slice of heaven.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Malaga at 43 Miles Nearest Barpub : Benahavis Village Centre at 500 Metres Nearest Golf : El Higueral Golf at 2 Miles Nearest Motorway : at 4 Miles Nearest Restaurant : 30 in Benahavis Village Centre!! at 500 Metres Nearest Ski : Sierra Nevada, Granada at 135 Miles Nearest Beach : Atalaya at 5 Miles Car: recommended


The nearest beach is 7 minutes by car. With many beaches within easy reach. Plentiful "Chirungitos" - beach cafes and trendy "Beach Clubs" like Nikki Beach, Ocean Club, La Sala Beach and Puro Beach to enjoy.


Both Malaga Airport and Gibraltar Airport are 45 minutes by car. Car hire is recommended although airport transfers can be arranged. If you are here just to chill and take life easy then it is easily possible to manage a stay in Benahavis without a car due to the amount of amenities within the village and our "maxi bar" and on-line shopping options! Then just travel by taxi for the few trips out, however it usually proves more cost effective to have a hire car for the whole of your stay.


Walking to:

Village Centre 10mins

Nearest café 2mins

River & Canyon 3mins

Park 3mins

In village: Cafes, Restaurants, Bars, Swimming Pool, Skate park, Jeep Safari Tours, Golf Driving Range, Mountain walks, Spa, Shops.

Driving to:

7mins nearest Beach (better 15-30mins)

5mins Golf Course (10+more within 20mins)

1hr Ronda / Tarifa - real must sees

30-45mins Water Parks 3- Mijas /Algeciras/Torremolinos

40mins Gibraltar

2hrs Seville / Granada (Alhambra Palace/Sierra Navada Ski-ing)

Further Details:

An extensive information pack with all manner of contact details is available at the Villa. The owners are happy to be contacted at any time should you need guidance or help. Taxi and babysitting services available. Weekly bedding/towel change and villa clean for stays over a week. Benahavis Town Hall is very proactive in providing for its permanent and temporary residents and there are amazing local facilities at your disposal such as: Golf Driving Range, Skate Park, 2 Beautiful Parks with children’s play areas, Village Swimming Pool open Jun-Sep with 2 large pools and a lovely cafe. Regular free Rock and Classical concerts.

As you are staying in a traditional Spanish Village there are a number of annual events which are lovely spectacles to join in: Easter - 2 evocative religious parades through the village, Mid August - 5 days of major parting! Parades, kid’s activities, evening bands and dancing. October 15th - Parade of the local Ladies in traditional costume down to the little church in the trees. December 31st- Fee New Years Eve Party with live band and dancing. January 5th - 3 Kings Parade with sweets and children’s events.

Other events include: Golf Senior Masters Event with 11 Ryder cup players a well know European players. Visiting Training Football Teams - Various Spanish National and European football teams come to train in Benahavis. Spanish National Bicycle Racing. Motor Cross Racing.

You will be notified of any events during your stay.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Off Peak
30 Oct 2016 - 16 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Christmas & New Year
17 Dec 2016 - 6 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Off Peak
7 Jan 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Apr 2017 - 28 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
29 Apr 2017 - 26 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
3 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Jul 2017 - 21 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Peak Season
22 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
2 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
30 Sep 2017 - 3 Nov 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Off Peak
4 Nov 2017 - 15 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Christmas & New Year
16 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
We understand how important it is finding suitable flights for your chosen dates before you book your accommodation, therefore we extend up to three days goodwill for this before requiring the reservation deposit.
Deposit - 25% non refundable deposit required to reserve.
Balance - 8 weeks before arrival (non refundable) + £500 refundable damage deposit (paid separately by bank transfer directly to the owner.)
Payments by bank transfer in £'s
English and Spanish communication.
Full villa details, local information, links and advice.
Notification of any special events during your period of stay.

Changeover Day:
Change over day is generally Saturdays, however we do try to be flexible if it helps at all. Due to the size of the Villa it takes considerable time to clean & prepare to our standards so Arrival is 3.30pm and departure by 10.30am (we are happy to hold luggage).

Notes on prices:
POOL HEATING is FREE...*Early booking advised*
** SECURITY ** Your security is paramount to us, so we confirm that we will NEVER email you our payment details. They will be messaged to you from the number in this advert, in addition we will talk to you directly beforehand (make sure you pay the right person!).

Short Stays - Rentals for less than 7 days possible but rates charged as listed for a 7 day period (not spanning a Friday to Sunday)
Long Term Rental - Winter Nov-Apr 2017. £5000pcm bright, warm and cosy, gas central heating.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 0% refund for cancellations more than 0 days before check-in date.
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From the Owner

Benahavis is a white washed village set in beautiful mountains, yet you are so close to the buzz of the trendy happening places here like Puerto Banus, Marbella and the Coasts many beaches, beach clubs and Chirungitos (beach restaurants). The village is great with all its restaurants, village pool, river swimming hole, canyoning, walks and award winning park by the villa, it is just simply stunning. The combination of the village, river and especially the space at Villa Paraiso makes for a special holiday experience for all age groups. Don't take our word for it, read our amazing reviews to see the quality holiday experience Villa Paraiso and our attention to detail offers.

Property Type

  • villa


  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities


  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool


  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...

Location Type

  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • village


  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • marina
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • [3 Bathrooms - 2 with elegant free standing baths] Bathroom 1 Elegant bath, large separate shower/twin basins/toilet & bidet Bathroom 2 Elegant bath, large separate shower/twin basins/toilet & bidet Bathroom 3 Downstairs-smaller, shower/basin/toilet


  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 4 - Twin (extra long single beds) - 2 Single Bed
  • Bedroom 5 - Twin (can be made up as a kingsize) - 2 Single Bed, This room can act as the dressing room to the master suite
  • Bedroom 3 - Twin Room (can be made up as a king-size) - 2 Single Bed
  • Bedroom 2 - King-size with patio doors opening to terrace - 1 Large Double Bed, This room as mountain & pool views.
  • Bedroom 6 - Downstairs king-size room - 1 Large Double Bed, Suitable for persons with restricted movement / no stairs
  • Bedroom 1 Eastern King-size 2m x 2m! stunning 270* views - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed, Extra door master, bathroom & bedroom 4 makes the East Wing!
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Villa (Sleeps 12) Bedroom 1 Master - A wonderful room with Eastern King-size 2m x 2m! Stunning 270* views, 2 patio doors and 2 windows, for uninterupped views of the hills, rock escarpment, river & village. Huge terrace with sofa & chairs and sun loungers. This room can have a private bathroom and dressing room if only using 5 of the 6 bedrooms in the house, as it has an outer door with a corridor leading to a bathroom and twin bedroom 5. Alternatively great for a family to have the privacy of a suit with their kids close, separated by your own bathroom. Bedroom 6 Ground floor - King-size bed - ideal room for persons with restricted mobility and wishing to avoid stairs or feel separated from the rest of the party. Also close to the kitchen if up early. It can be used as a suite by closing and outer door to bedroom with en-suite wc&shower room.


  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Water Sports Gear
  • 1 bicycles


  • Self-catering

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website


  • Notes on accommodation: Villa Paraiso is a very popular and well run rental property, so check our availability & act quickly! A proven villa that works great property for groups, numerous seating & dining areas all around the villa terraces, allowing you to spread out & relax. Don't take our word for it, read all our reviews here & on our own website. The free Welcome Pack contains some basics and our ever popular ‘Maxi Bar’ is a fridge and cupboard stocked at supermarket rates. Try our On-Line food shop option - pre order in English. Younger Guests are well catered for - we provided free of charge - Lots of baby equipment & children’s toys. We love Benahavis and its location & want to help you get the maximum holiday experience, so staying locally we are at hand to assist you throughout your stay. Ideal Winter Rental, a bright & cosy villa- with gas central heating throughout. Outside: The large South facing private garden is on 3 levels, with the top level by the villa including the heated swimming pool, grass areas, 2 patio areas with sun loungers and a 'hangover' hammock. 2 further grassed levels with fruit trees. The Pool is close to the villa and easily visible from inside and from the terrace areas. The pool light comes on as night approaches and provides for wonderful pool lit evenings, enjoy night time swimming and relaxation. Terraces surround 3 sides of the villa, giving superb mountain and river views, with plenty of options for sun or shade throughout the day. Numerous seating and dining areas all around the villa terraces, upstairs and downstairs, allowing you to spread out and relax when/where you wish. Large gas BBQ, Secure off road parking for one car. Feel free pick fruit such as the 100's of creamy avocadoes, lemons, grapefruit, sharon fruit, fig and grapes. Utility Room: Separate Utility Room equipped with washing machine, iron & ironing board and plentiful clothes washing liquid supplied free. Picnic basket, and cool box handy for the beach or pool. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Good quality cotton towels and bedding. Weekly clean & bedding change for stays over 1 week. Cleaning products provided, a weeks supply of dishwasher tablets & washing up liquid 3 Towels per person: Large Bath Sheet, Hand towel, Swimming/Beach towel Other: The ‘East Wing’ - 2 rooms connect via a mutually private corridor, Master king-size & 1 Twin bedroom, separated by the wonderful bathroom-patio doors opening onto mountain views. Alternatively this twin can be used as a separate dressing or baby’s room.

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