The house is situated in Calahonda, which is approximately halfway between Fuengirola and Marbella. To both cities the distance is about 15 minutes with car. If you don’t have a car, you will find buses going in both directions, stopping by frequently. In Calahonda you will find what most people wish for on their vacations, such as nice beaches, plenty of restaurants, pubs, golf courses and a relaxed atmosphere. If you are up for a longer walk the picturesque La Cala de Mijas is within reach.
Even though the house itself is located in a quiet, secluded area, it is still close to the beach, shops and restaurants. It takes about 10 minutes to walk to the beach and on the way there you pass by the shopping district Los Cipreses, where you for example find Super Sol and Lidl. To Calahonda strip, where you find a lot of restaurants and pubs, is it about 15 minutes of walking.
The house is located next to the area Los Cipreses in Calahonda. Los Cipreses is located at the bottom of Avenida de España. Among other things you can find the following:
Miel Y Nata: Spanish restaurant serving tapas and meals. It’s also a good place for a coffee. Opening hours: Monday to Sunday 9:00 – 22:00.
Kerry´s Café: English café serving breakfast and lunch, which you can eat at their large terrace. Opening hours 9:00 – 22:00. Telephone: 667 92 58 71.
Lidl: Opening hours: Monday to Saturday 10:00 – 20:00.
Supersol: Large supermarket with a large selection of groceries. Opening hours: Monday to Saturday 9:30 – 21:00.
Frutas Verduras: Local greengrocers selling fruit and vegetables. They also have home-made chocolates. Opening hours: Monday to Friday 10:00 – 18:00. Telephone: 686 86 94 57.
Super Bazaar: Shop that has almost everything you can think of, and then some more. Opening hours: Monday to Saturday 09:30 – 21:30.
Farma Plus: Pharmacy. Opening hours: Monday to Friday 9:30 – 14:00 & 15:30 – 20:00.
The English Cut: Hair salon. Opening hours: Monday to Friday 9:30 – 16:30, Saturday 9:30 – 14:00. Telephone: 952 93 15 10.
Noa Hairdresser: Unisex hairdressing salon and beauty treatments. Opening hours: Monday to Friday 10:00 – 19:00, Saturday 10:00 – 14:00. Telephone: 952 93 29 60.
15 minutes of walking takes you to Calahonda Strip, which is a part of Avenida de España close to El Zoco. The street has many restaurants and bars which are very popular with both locals and tourists. Here you will find a variety of cuisines to chose from, such as Spanish, Italian, Indian, Chinese and British. The bars have different themes as well, you can find sports bars, Irish pubs and traditional Spanish bars.
On Calahonda Strip you can for example find:
Hardys bar: Sports bar with live feeds on several screens. Open seven days a week 9.30am till late.
7 Days: A family run bar/bistro with seating outside.
Wilsons Bar: Serves food and shows live sports. Opening hours: 9:30 – 23:30 (Closed Tuesdays).
The Harp: A popular watering hole with good atmosphere
Asian Restaurant: Serves a wide range of Asian cuisine including Japanese, Sushi, Thai and Chinese dishes. Opening hours: 12:30 – 16:00 & 18:30 – 00:00. Telephone: 952 93 11 84
La Latina: A local Spanish bar with home-made Paella and a good selection of tapas. Opening hours: 12:00 – 23:00.
Little Italy: Serves fresh pasta, pizza, fish and BBQ food. Opening hours: 18:00 – 23:30. Telephone: 952 93 52 13.
The Loft: A stylish bar, where they have entertainment (music/comedy) on Fridays and have shows live football. Opening hours: 12:00 – 23:30.
Le Bistrot Suisse: A popular Swiss restaurant serving cheese dishes & platters, Fondues, Swiss Sausages and Steaks. They are said to have an excellent wine list.
Little India: A family restaurant with a range of Indian dishes available. Tel 952 93 52 13
La Tesca: Spanish tapas bar. Opening hours: 13:00 – 23:00
Slow boat: Serves Chinese food and has a large menu. Opening hours: 12:00 – 16:00 & 18:00 – 00:00.
Bogarts pub: Bogarts is very popular, well-known for its Sunday carvery, and is open every day. Opening hours: 18:30 – 23:30. Telephone: 952 93 02 32.
Little Mexico: Mexican restaurant serving all full Mexican grill, quesadillas, burritos, tacos, fajitas. Telephone: 952 93 18 28.