: Malaga International airport
: Max Beach
: 97 Bar
: Sierra Nevada
: Cabopino Golf
Calahonda is located on the coast only 30 minutes drive from Malaga airport in the Mijas Costa area of the Costa del Sol. It is situated between Fuengirola and Marbella, at only a 10 minute drive to Fuengirola and only 20 minutes to Marbella and Puerto Banus.
Calahonda is a popular residential area situated in the municipality of Mijas, which is renowned for it's iconic white village, Mijas Pueblo, and it's 14km of well-maintained beaches. There are also more than 120km of tracks for walking/hiking with beautiful views over the country side and along the coast. Calahonda itself caters particularly well for it's mainly ex-pat community of British, Germans and Scandinavians. So you will find a good variety of great restaurants and bars at reasonable prices, some with live entertainment during the season.
The beaches are some of the best in the area and are cleaned daily. Mijas council does provide lifeguards and disabled access on some beaches during the summer period.
Do not forget to visit Mijas Pueblo, with its winding streets with baskets of flowers and spectacular views over coast. Browse the many craft shops and why not enjoy a meal in one of the many excellent restaurants. If you have children, it is also famous for its donkey taxis and there is a free flamenco show in the main square every Wednesday, weather permitting.
Stretching from the beach to the upper slopes of the hills Calahonda encompasses both coastal and rural life in a community with a mixture of apartments, townhouses and private villas.
Calahonda is extremely well equipped with facilities and amenities and you will find everything here that a small town requires including numerous restaurants, bars and supermarkets for you to choose from. Every amenity you could need is here. Calahonda has two public taxi ranks, one located at El Zoco shopping area and the other is at Los Cipresses. You cannot ‘hail’ a taxi in the street as you can, in European cites. Taxi’s will Pick up from your property if requested by telephone. The taxi service in Mijas is centralised by one company, ensuring a safer service.
There is a modern, efficient underground railway line running from Malaga city centre, through the Airport, along the coast, through Torremolinos, Benalmadena and ending in Fuengirola.
From Fuengirola you can pick up the regular bus service, again traveling along the coast through La Cala de Mijas, Calahonda, the Costa del Sol Hospital and ending in Marbella city centre.
From Marbella you can change bus lines and get to La Canada shopping centre, Puerto Banus and all the way to Algeciras near Gibraltar.
Its residents are made up of both Spaniards and Expats with a mix of permanent residents and holiday makers. There is a friendly atmosphere from locals and many attractions for all the family including water parks, theme parks, zoos, golf and water sports all a short drive away.