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Diputación de Málaga
Playa de Calahonda, Mijas 2


  • Accessible to Handicapped People
  • Access to the Footbridge
  • Water Sport Rentals
  • Car Park
  • Showers
  • Surveillance Equipment
  • Hammocks
  • Kiosks at Spas
  • Beach Cleaning
  • Bins
  • Local Police
  • Restaurants
  • Warning Signs
  • Parasols
  • Phones
Blue Flag - Yes
Length 4525
Width 25
Occupation - Alto
Urbanization - Semiurbana
Composition - Arena
Sand Colour - Dorado
Grain of sandMedio
Under Surveillance - Yes

Calahonda Beach is located in the Malaga town of Mijas, between the Port of Cabopino and the beach of El Bombo.

In front of the urbanization with which it shares its name, on the beach of Calahonda we can see different areas: from the most urbanized with housing and nearby establishments, until the most pristine with abundant vegetation.

This beach, of 4,400 meters long and with 20 meters average width, is known for its golden sand of medium grain and moderate waves. One can go diving and fishing there.

Close and quiet, Calahonda Beach is characterized by its outgoing and incoming, small and irregular, facing south.

The Blue Flag award in the year 2021 makes it a beach of unquestionable quality. This award meets several criteria: environmental education and information, water quality, environmental management, safety and services.



  • Parking
  • Cafeteria and Restaurant
  • Rental of sunbeds, chairs and umbrellas
  • Rental of boats



You can access the Calahonda Beach through several routes. From Mijas in car, we recommend to take A-7 towards the urbanization Jardines del Puerto in Marbella. The estimated time is of 20 minutes approximately, depending upon the traffic.

From Málaga capital, the most feasible option is through AP-7 and A-7, the journey time being between 40-50 minutes. Another possibility is to go through A-357, although the time taken is 1h and 10 minutes.

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