Why La Cala de Mijas
La Cala de Mijas serves as the central hub for Mijas Costa, the picturesque coastal region within the Mijas municipal district. Despite its growth and development over time, it has managed to preserve the charming ambiance of a traditional Andalusian seaside village. Originating as a small fishing village, La Cala de Mijas has seen its population swell to 10,000, with a significant British expatriate community. The area now boasts essential amenities such as schools, a healthcare facility, a public library, a post office, various shops, a cultural centre, and a multitude of excellent bars and restaurants.
What to do in La Cala
In La Cala de Mijas, there’s a delightful mix of activities to enjoy. Begin your day with a leisurely stroll along the charming seaside promenade, taking in the Mediterranean views. The sandy beaches here are perfect for sunbathing and swimming. Explore the village’s quaint streets, dotted with shops, boutiques, and local markets, where you can find unique souvenirs and fresh produce. Don’t miss the opportunity to savour fresh seafood and traditional Spanish cuisine at the numerous restaurants and tapas bars. Golf enthusiasts can tee off at the nearby golf courses, including La Noria Golf. And in the evening, the village comes alive with its vibrant nightlife, offering a mix of bars and entertainment venues. Whether you’re looking for relaxation, culture, or a taste of the local flavors, La Cala has something for everyone to enjoy.