La Cala de Mijas, once a fishing village, is a small coastal town which provides the main administrative services of Mijas Costa. It is located approximately 25 minutes west from Malaga Airport and 20 minutes East of Marbella. It boasts some of the best beaches in the area and offers all the amenities needed. Here you will find medical centers, schools, shops, bars and restaurants.
The area is quickly growing with several new residential complexes sold out by the developers. Many other new build project are also underway. On the beach side you will find more traditional village properties. There are a few golf courses in the area such as La Cala Golf and Calanova Golf Club.
The property prices in this area are significantly lower compared to other areas on Costa del Sol. You can find a 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom resale apartment at prices staring from 170.000EUR. Some new developments could offer properties between 350.000 and 550.000EUR depending on the size. Yearly property taxes such as IBI and garbage are also more affordable compared to Marbella.