The Area Around Calahonda
It is quite possible to take a day trip to Gibraltar and take home some
real duty free goods or just meet the Apes.
Ronda and Granada are good day trips also, but Seville is a long day.
There are markets in the local towns, you can find out the "days" in the
free papers "Sur" is one of them.
There are numerous Golf courses around Calahonda , the area is known
locally as "Costa del Golf"
For more detailed information on Spain and the local area around Sitio de Calahonda visit the
Spanish Tourist Board Website.
The nearest beach is within walking distance (approx. fifteen minutes) and
can be accessed via the tunnels under the road or the footbridge over the
road near Barclays Bank. The next local beach 'Cabo Pino' is a short car
journey away towards Marbella. Here there is a good beach for children and
a marina offering a wide choice of watersports and sightseeing, it ajoins a
naturist beach and has a car park.
Marbella and Puerto Banus also offer good beaches and watersports though
involve travelling slightly further (approx. 10km).
You can sit around the harbour and "people watch".
The restaurants and bars in the area are numerous. Within walking distance
of the apartment you will find many restaurants ranging from Italian,
Indian, Chinese, English and several more traditional Spanish restaurants.
The weather around Calahonda is very good all year round and always hotter than England! For up to date reports on the weather in Spain and the local area around Calahonda use the links below.
Four day regional forecast
Region climate data - Monthly high and low Temp and rain fall