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5 Reasons to live in Calahonda


A better life is waiting for you in Calahonda

Calahonda is an area within Mijas borough in Malaga province. It is located between Fuengirola and Marbella.

It was given this name because of the famous Calahonda beach and most of its territory is dedicated to residential areas and golf courses. A large part of its population is from North Europe, British and Scandinavian.

Let’s see some reasons to live in Calahonda.

Good communications

As we have mentioned, Calahonda is located between Fuengirola and Marbella, so very well connected and close to two of the main towns in the Costa del Sol.

On the one hand, the A-7 motorway connects with all the boroughs on the Costa del Sol, being just few minutes away between them or even from Málaga City, where the airport and the train station are located. The rail starts in Fuengirola and drives towards to Málaga.

Calahonda has also few bus stops for the route Marbella-Fuengirola, where buses stop every 30 mins.

On the other hand, Calahonda has easy access to the AP7 motorway, which runs all the way from Málaga to Algeciras, to make the travel more comfortable and faster.


Calahonda offers a wide variety of services to its population.

It has 4 large shopping areas that host most of the International restaurants, cafes, banks and supermarkets in the area.

Special mention deserves the British supermarket and the Norwegian Church, which is the proof of the foreign community in the area.


Mijas as part of the well-known “Costa del Sol¨ offers a Mediterranean climate.

This is characterized mainly, by a humid winter and a hot and dry summer with pleasant temperatures throughout the year.

Leisure and free time

Calahonda area, as well as the neighborhood boroughs, offers a wide range of possibilities and activities to enjoy leisure and free time.

firstly, we can find here the coastal path. This is a wooden pathway built parallel to the sea that connects La Cala de Mijas with Cabopino. This is nearly 7kms walk where you can enjoy the nice views of the beaches on the area, watch the sunset on the sea and meet the touristic points of interest.

Secondly, we can find numerous sports facilities, such as gyms, tennis clubs and golf courses.

The ¨Club del Sol¨ tennis club is the one that stands out in Calahonda. It is located in one of the central avenues of Calahonda and offers up to 12 tennis courts and some more for paddle or squash.

Similarly, located in Calahonda is “La siesta” golf club, which offers a practice area, golf lessons, equipment for rental, shop and restaurant.

Quality of life

It is not a coincidence that most of Calahonda population comes from foreign countries, since Calahonda offers an incomparable scenario to reside permanently or to spend a pleasant time for holiday.

We also have to mention the security in Calahonda. Although most of the urbanisations are gated and secure, there are 24 hours security cars patrolling the area.

Good communications, a wide range of services and leisure activities, a pleasant weather and the exclusive natural environment makes Calahonda a pleasant place with great quality of life.

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