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La Cala de Mijas
La Cala is a small coastal resort with some interesting history it was the scene of an attack by the Berbers from North Africa. The village is situated halfway between Marbella and Fuengirola, originally an agricultural and fishing village with a small population of 200 people it has grown to a vibrant and thriving seaside resort whilst maintaining some of its Andalucian’ historical architecture.
The valley was rich for agriculture but is now developed into a golf course surrounded by urbanisations of townhouses and apartments with some villas on the hillsides.
One of the largest golf course complexes in Europe boasting 3 courses of varying difficulty is located approximately 5 kms inland. The complex also has a 4-star hotel and health 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.
There are many other golf courses within a 10-minute drive.
Whilst La Cala De Mijas comes under the Administration Of Mijas Ayuntamiento (Town Hall) it has its own offices for ease of access. There are schools, health clinics, a post office, shops and a cultural centre. These all serve a population of approximately 4000 residents this can balloon to about 10,000 with tourists visiting in the summer months.
One of the many “Torreon” or Watchtowers is a focal point on the beach in the centre of the town. For a small entrance fee you can take alook inside and climb to the roof with its fine views over the mediterranean.
Some of the best Blue Flag beaches on the Costa del Sol are in the La Cala De Mijas area. They are well maintained and clean. There is a variety of beach bars and restaurants that are first class and reasonably priced.
Always worth a visit is the traditional Spanish market held in La Cala de Mijas on the Feria ground. This occurs on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 9.00am to 2.00pm. The market is one of the largest in the area with traders travelling from miles around as do the visitors, there is everything from fashion to fresh produce all at bargain prices.
The Feria ground, which is exceptionally large, sits at the side of the A7 road and at the rear of the town. A travelling circus is a regular visitor here as are some special events such as the world paddle tennis competition that was held in 2019. A section of the parking area is reserved for motor homes to park at a nominal fee paid to the council offices.
The main event of the year is the La Cala de Mijas Feria, this is held once a year usually in July. As well as the usual celebrations held in the town the Feria ground has many fun fair rides, side stalls and continuous musical concerts that are held on a large purpose built stage.
A high quality residential and golf resort located near Marbella, La Cala Resort 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.
Whether it is a golfing holiday, where La Cala comes second to none, or a seaside holiday for the family, La Cala is the ideal location, with its ease of access to the main coastal road about 25mins from the airport.
To be situated in La Cala is a great location to research and view all types of properties such as Apartments, Townhouses or Villas throughout the Costa Del Sol.
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