The most important things you need to know about Calahonda
- Culinary delights
- Sports & Leisure
- Beaches & Beach clubs
- Real Estate projects
- Why Calahonda?
Calahonda is an interesting place for young and old. Because it is centrally located between Marbella and Fuengirola, it ensures that there are many facilities nearby. High rise buildings were consciously banned by the city council from the 60’s, so you can still find the charming Mediterranean style along the streets of this pleasant town.
The beach of Calahonda is adjacent to the port of Cabopino. Here you will find numerous facilities and you can also do water sports. The beach itself is one of the largest beaches on the Costa del Sol, which makes it a great attraction for young and old. The beach itself is one of the biggest beaches on the Costa del Sol, which makes it a great attraction for young and old.
3. Culinary delights
Traditional tapas can be obtained in Bogart’s Tapas Bar. This restaurant is located about 500 meters behind the coast and offers delicious Spanish dishes.
Another option where you will find Mediterranean dishes is Mesón de Calahonda. In this small cozy restaurant you will be spoiled with Spanish food and you will feel right at home.
If you like to dine at sunset on the beach you can go to Luna Beach Restaurant. Here everyone will always find something he or she likes, and on top of that you can regularly enjoy live music.
Calahonda is a safe and pleasant place to settle. The central location between Marbella and Fuengirola ensures that within a radius of 15 km you are surrounded by both large and small towns with all the necessary facilities available. Depending on the season, the population varies between 14,000 and 45,000 people, but even in low season you will notice that there are still many compatriots present. Compared to other cities, Calahonda is a smaller seaside village, but one that offers a lot of peace and tranquility.
Because Calahonda is a smaller and more developed urbanization at the
Costa del Sol, the nightlife here is not so vibrant. Due to noise standards there are no big nightclubs here where you can go out. However, you can go to Trafalgar Bar, which stays open late.
Who is looking for a busy environment with a wide choice between bars and discotheques, should go to Marbella or Fuengirola. In these cities there is always something to do, at any time of the day.
Calahonda has some small shopping centers where you can go for all your purchases and numerous services.
Los Olivos Calahonda is a small shopping center on the edge of Calahonda, near Mijas. Here you can make your daily purchases at the local supermarket, pharmacy, press shop and so on.
You will also find El Zoco in Calahonda. This is a multicultural shopping center designed with Arabic architecture. Here you will not only find small shops, but also many restaurants & bars.
If you prefer to pop into commercial stores and find a wider offer, you can go to Marbella or Fuengirola. In addition, in 20 minutes you are in Puerto Banús where you will find numerous designer boutiques.
7. Sports & Leisure
Golf lovers can enjoy themselves at La Siesta Golf. This golf course has 9 holes and is not that big, but on the spot you will get the feeling that you are playing on a much larger domain. The difficulty level here is not too high and from hole 9 you have beautiful views of the Mediterranean Sea.In addition, Club de Sol offers the possibility to play tennis, paddle, squash, etc., and there is also an extensive fitness room. After exercising you can relax on the outdoor terrace with a view of the sports fields.
8. Beaches & Beach Clubs
Playa de Calahonda is a very large beach that is about 4.4 kilometers long. Because of the large surface area there are many facilities to be found. There are parts with small buildings where you can find stores and cafes, but also parts that are completely surrounded by nature.
Depending on where you are on the beach, you can do different activities. Fishing and snorkeling is very common at Playa de Calahonda, which makes a lot of sense as it is an important source of income among the original population. In addition, this beach also carries a blue EU flag, which means that the beach is of high quality.
9. Real Estate projects
In Calahonda there are some exclusive new construction projects including Green Hill Marbella. Villas are available from €895.000.
10. Why Calahonda?
In the overview below you will get a clear picture why Calahonda is perfect for you.
- Rustic city
- Pleasant beach with blue EU flag
- Attractive for young and old
- Busy during the day, pleasantly calm at night
- Basic facilities nearby
- 15 minutes from Marbella and Fuengirola