Close by are the natural sand dunes at Cabopino

Calahonda is an upcoming summer destination located in Andalusia, Spain. It is a developing town between Marbella and Fuengirola and has been developed mainly as a tourist destination.

If you’re not worried about being surrounded by ancient churches or quaint, old white-washed houses, then you’ll get as much out of this well equipped resort as you will out of any seaside holiday resort. The town also has several golf courses and a number of pristine beaches that offer every type of water sport conceivable.Its port on the Costa is a favourite among tourists as it is great for those who want to enjoy romantic dinners capped off by leisurely strolls along the sandy beach.

Currency: Euro

Language: Spanish

Time Difference: GMT +1

Religion: Roman Catholic

Ideal for a traditional Spanish holidays

Most of the area is composed of villas, townhouses, vacation homes to provide its residents with every modern amenity possible. You’re also not far from the jet set resorts of Marbella and Fuengirola, where you can sit in a seafront café and do some celeb spotting, alternatively, for a more authentic Andalucian experience, head into the hills to the ancient ‘pueblo’ town of Mijas.