Calahonda has the atmosphere of a small town, with easy walking distance to everything. You can find everything in Calahonda; it has three commercial centres, which house supermarkets, bars, pubs, restaurants, tapas cafes, banks, hardware, furniture, garden supply, travel agencies hairdresser’s furniture shops and much more. In the streets in Calahonda, you will find more small shops, bars, cafes and restaurants. On Wednesday and Saturday every week it is the local market at La Cala, don’t miss that. In a short driving distance, Fuengirola has the new Parque Miramar shopping and cinema centre, close to the Castle on the west side of Fuengirola.
Don’t miss the local market. Two days a week, Wednesdays and Saturdays, La Cala hosts its mercardo; Local market, it is an important part of the Spanish life; it is one of the high points of the week. It is noisy, fun, colourful, entertaining and an experience not to be missed, whether you plan to buy anything or not. The market has provided for generations the local community with a huge variety of products and every one is different. And don’t forget, half of the pleasure is to try haggle to get a better deal, if you’re Spanish that is good enough.
Sports are a lifestyle in Calahonda. It has at least ten golf courses located within 10km of Calahonda. Four of these golf courses are in the immediate Calahonda area. Calahonda’s own beach has a wide range of water sports or just enjoys a walk along its sandy beaches. There are several tennis courts and fitness centre. Calahonda is very close to the port, known as Cabopino, Just a couple of kilometres along the road, also with a wide variety of water sports, with an easy driving distance you have the Mijas Hipodromo racecourse, a popular attraction in a relaxed atmosphere.
Calahonda is situated 33kms from Malaga International airport, the largest property development between Fuengirola and Marbella. Calahonda is a new area. This neighbourhood has grown so successfully that it is now known as a town in its own right. And is a suburb to Marbella and Fuengirola. Calahonda was developed specifically to combine rural and coastal life. As a result, there are few high-rise apartment buildings, in Calahonda, mostly apartments on large green open spaces and large plots, townhouses and villas; the area has grown in a generally peaceful and rustic fashion with walking streets and passages direct to the beach. It is the large British “colony” on Costa del Sol, even called little Britannia.
Sports and activities in Calahonda.
Local Market in Calahonda.