Property in La Cala
La Cala is the central point of Mijas Costa, the 12 kilometre stretch of coastline joining (from East to West), El Chaparral, La Cala (also referred to as La Cala de Mijas), El Combo, Riviera del Sol and Calahonda. Whilst it has grown and built up, especially over the past decade, it still maintains something of it´s Andalucian village by the sea atmosphere.
The long beaches are well cared for, clean with soft golden sand. La Cala has maintained a level of the real Spain but it has also taken on something of an international flavour.
From being originally a tiny fishing village, La Cala is a vibrant and thriving village with a population of 10,000 - many of whom are British. There are schools, a health centre, public library, post office, shops and cultural centre as well as many excellent bars and restaurants. This has helped to make the area a first choice for many wishing to retire away from the harsher climate of Northern Europe. Medical care is first class - the new Costa del Sol Hospital is no more than 15 minutes in the direction of Marbella. English, German and French daily newspapers are in the newsagents each morning before 9am.
The municipality of Mijas is a golfer's paradise. With some of the best courses to chose from and the excellent all-year round climate, this area comes highly recommended by the keen golfer.
A high quality residential and golf resort located near Marbella, La Cala boasts a luxury golf hotel and exclusive spa, real estate property developments with luxury homes, villas and apartments for sale and rent and three of the best golf courses on the Costa del Sol.
Golf in this area includes The El Chaparral golf course which comprises 18 holes - 6 par 3, 6 par 4 and 6 par 5. La Cala Resort which the Royal Spanish Golf Federation has confirmed is the biggest golf complex in Spain with three 18-hole championship courses and a top quality 6-hole par 3 layout.
Emblematic of the area and the first course, founded in 1976, Mijas Golf has two Robert Trent Jones designed courses and is one of southern Spain's most popular clubs, with both resident and visiting golfers. The course has wide fairways, large raised greens and an extravagant application of vast bunkers and water with many raised greens.Finally, Santana Golf, a par 72, 18 hole course set beautifully amongst fruit trees in 138 acres of the splendid Mijas countryside.
La Cala is the ideal location for golfing holidays or shorter breaks with reasonably priced green fees designed to make your luxury golfing break in Costa del Sol as enjoyable as possible and is also the ideal location for researching property and accommodation offers in the Costa del Sol or Andalucia as a whole.
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