Nestled in the hills at an altitude of 475 m, the village of Iznate is located 5 km inland from the coast at Benejarafe and 29 km from Malaga . Named after an ancient castle, Iznate has narrow winding streets, beautiful views of the Sierra Tejeda and the Boquete de Zafarraya and a predominantly agrcultural economy.
The village is surrounded by vineyards and tropical fruit trees which dominate the gently undulating countryside. A number of good shops serve the local community including supermarkets, hardware and a pharmacy. There are also banks, a school and a number of bars.