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Book a Sitio de Calahonda villa rental

Sitio de Calahonda, with its clutch of pretty villas and honey-coloured holiday lettings, lines up along the edge of the Mediterranean Sea in the very heart of the Costa del Sol. It's a magnet for sun-seeking travellers, thanks to its long, sandy beachfront – Playa de Calahonda – and wealth of waterfront properties. On top of that, the town has 4 individual golf courses and a series of palm-shaded parks, not to mention excellent proximity to the whitewashed pueblos blanco of Mijas and other stunning beaches up and down the coast.

Day trips

Suitable day trips from holiday homes in Sitio de Calahonda

  • Take the winding roads into the Andalusian mountains, where shimmering Mijas beckons, with cobbled lanes and art galleries
  • Drive up the coast to the north-west, where Torremolinos has family-friendly aquariums and water parks
  • Go east to Fuengirola for summertime farmers' markets and more sandy beaches
  • Malaga is only 30 minutes on the AP-7 coast road – head there, for an immersive old town of Mudejar architecture and paintings by Picasso
  • Marbella is to the west, with its millionaire yachts and chic cocktail bars

Best beaches near Sitio de Calahonda holiday homes

  • Playa de Calahonda is the main beach in town, a favourite with families, and with a few restaurants and sunbathing spots
  • Puerto Cabopino Beach is great for coastal strolls along salt-washed boardwalks
  • La Cala de Mijas has a beach that's clean, wide and excellent for long days of sunbathing
  • The nearby town of Fuengirola has a beach that's packed with water sports outfitters – a parasailing adventure, perhaps?
  • El Castillo Beach in Santa Amalia is a dark-sand beach with some excellent sunset bars
Restaurants and bars

Restaurant areas to try in Sitio de Calahonda

  • Playa de Calahonda is laden with sea-view snack bars and casual surf-side food shacks
  • The centre of Sitio de Calahonda has everything from fast-food outlets to enticing Andalusian seafood restaurants
  • The marina at Puerto Deportivo de Cabo Pino has pizzerias, sports pubs and Mediterranean restaurants
  • If you want to sample traditional Andalusian tapas and paella, consider driving to the old pueblo of Mijas
  • Cala de Mijas is a great stop if you love coffee shops, bakeries and Spanish mezze spreads

Shopping around your Sitio de Calahonda villa rental

Whether you're in search of the latest beach fashion or a traditional Spanish souvenir, the wealth of retail precincts and boutiques in the vicinity of Sitio de Calahonda villa rentals should have you covered. You could start up in the old town of Mijas. It's awash with bohemian art galleries and craft stores – perfect if you're keen on bagging a little token to remind you of sunny Andalusia. Closer to home is the Moorish-inspired El Zoco Calahonda. Built to mimic the souks of North Africa, it's packed with babbling fountains and little courtyard cafes, not to mention food bazaars and furniture emporiums. The Centro Comercial Los Olivos is a convenient place for grocery shopping, if you're staying in a holiday rental in the heart of Sitio de Calahonda.

How many holiday rentals are available around Calahonda?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,698 holiday lettings around Calahonda. From 209 villas to 1,232 flats & apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Calahonda?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Calahonda:

  • Carihuela: 1,012 holiday homes
  • Marbella City Centre: 487 holiday homes
  • Fuengirola City Centre: 454 holiday homes
  • Puerto Banus: 839 holiday homes
  • Urbanización Marbesa: 255 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Calahonda? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Calahonda. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • La Siesta Golf Club: 9,694 holiday lettings
  • Mijas Golf Course: 11,020 holiday lettings
  • Marbella Marina: 8,355 holiday lettings
  • Benalmadena Marina: 9,348 holiday lettings
  • El Pinillo Beach: 8,847 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Calahonda listed on where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Villas in Calahonda?

Yes, of course. offers 209 Villas in Calahonda. Our other popular types of Calahonda holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 1,232 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 189 self catering accommodations
  • Chalets: 7 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Calahonda?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 1,518 holiday homes with pool available in Calahonda. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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