Sitio de Calahonda
The town was developed by D. Juan de Orbaneja in 1963, occupying the space between Marbella and Mijas. It is maintained by its owners who manage an annual budget to deal with the maintenance of the common area (sidewalks, asphalt, street lighting, cleaning, cleaning of green areas, plan fire...) by a board consisting of the presidents of various communities. It has more than 27 kilometres of roads, about 7,000 homes, 600,000 square meters of green areas. The predominant population is not of Spanish origin, being composed mainly expatriate Brits, Scandinavians, Germans.
The town was affected by wildfires on September 11 and 12 of 2011, and again in September 2012.
There are various ways to get to Sitio De Calahonda, however public transport within the town is limited.
- M-220 Bus - a bus that travels between nearby Fuengirola and Marbella, and comes every half an hour
- A-7 - the main coast road that is free for all drivers
- AP-7 - the toll road that runs above Sitio De Calahonda in the mountains
- There are currently no links to Sitio De Calahonda by train, however talks are underway to extend Fuengirola's Cercanías Málaga line to Marbella.
- La Siesta Golf Club - a course designed by Enrique Canales which consists of nine holes
- Club Del Sol Tennis Club - offers tennis, squash, gym and paddle facilities
- "History of Calahonda Website". Retrieved August 5, 2016.
- "The Telegraph Gallery". Retrieved August 5, 2016.
- "M-220 Bus Timetable". Retrieved August 5, 2016.
- "Euro Weekly News Article published September 2015". Euro weekly News. Retrieved August 5, 2016.
- "Costa Del Sol Golf Guide". BBC. Retrieved August 5, 2016.
- "Club Del Sol Website". Retrieved August 5, 2016.
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