Shops, restaurants and bars in Calahonda

Los Olivos Shopping Complex

Los Olivos commercial centre

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Los Olivos is a convenient shopping centre adjacent to Gran Calahonda. It has everything to cater for tourists and residents including a supermarket, pharmacy, travel agents, bank and salon. There is also a superb cafe open all day.

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Supersol is the nearest supermarket to the complex and is open from 9am - 9pm (variable, depending on season.)
DISTANCE: 2 min walk

Supersol (El Zoco) is the smaller of the two Calahonda Supersols and is in the main Calahonda shopping complex.
DISTANCE: 5 min walk

Mercadona is in the Los Jarales area of Calahonda nearer the beach and the main road. This has a particularly good fish counter, ideal for BBQs. DISTANCE: 10 min walk

Lidl There is a Lidl store near the Cabopino end of Calahonda.

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El Zoco Commercial Centre Calahonda

El Zoco Commercial Centre

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El Zoco is Calahonda's main commercial centre and is home to many pleasant restaurants, bars and cafes.

There is also a Supersol supermarket within the centre and numerous other shops including a DIY store, sports shop, souvenirs and newsagents selling international newspapers, magazines and books.

Below are some of the best restaurants in El Zoco, all just a five minute walk from the complex:


Slovakian food's the highlight of this restaurant established in El Zoco for more than 20 years.

Chicken breast in hot Slovakian Leco is a great dish and the wine list is a treat.

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El Zoco commercial centre

China City 2
Great Chinese restaurant with loads of choices on the extensive menu.

One of the most popular Chinese restaurants in Calahonda.

Call: (+34) 952 933 112

Boathouse Fish and Chips
Traditional fish and chips just like back home.

Villa Paradiso
Super Italian with super friendly staff.

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Calahonda 'Strip'

Calahonda Strip

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Calahonda's main strip is bustling with bars and restaurants. Below are some of them:

Little India
Little Italy
Little Mexico
Le Bistrot
Harp Bar
Rumores Bar
Fish and Co
FaFa Foods
Sister's Bar
La Siesta Supermarket

Los Jarales

Los Jarales runs parallel with the dual carriageway and is great for grabbing a quick bite to eat.

Cafes such as The Pit Stop offer bargain meals throughout the day including a bacon sandwich for 1 Euro.

Here are some of the shops and restaurants on this strip:

Cafes/restaurants at Los Jarales, Calahonda

The Pit Stop
Global Cafe
Barboru bar

Shops/services at Los Jarales, Calahonda

The Office (Internet cafe)
Bazar Calahonda


Calahonda's Calypso area also runs parallel with the dual-carriageway right near the beach.

It is has plenty of parking for close access to the numerous shops, restaurants, bars and more.

Below are some of the businesses in this area:

Barclays Bank
Santander bank
Sports Lounge
British gift and card shop

Los Cipresses

Los Cipresses shopping area is near the Cabopino (west) side of Calahonda right near the dual carriageway.

A nice square has some shops, cafes and there's a supermarket and large Lidl store.

Shops/services at Los Cipresses, Calahonda

Y-Internet office
Two banks
DVD/video rental shop with English language films
Two restaurants
Doctors surgery

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Gran Calahonda is just a 20 minute drive from Malaga Airport.

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