Calahonda and its surroundings offer a beautiful setting and some peculiarities that can be discovered by a longtime historical legacy of the early civilizations of the Iberian Peninsula, as Moorish castles and watchtowers of the Phoenician and Roman, as the castle of Carchuna the farillo of Arab origin or ZAMBULLON Watchtower. Besides, you can always visit the towns of Motril, Salobreña or Almuñecar where large remnants of settlements gifted of all these civilizations. Also, thanks to its unique micro-climate has native vegetation typical of tropical flowers and plants. Not to mention the scenery and sea views which can be enjoyed nothing else to do but get to any of their spectacular vocal points such as Sacratif lighthouse or the rock of Calahonda.
A special mention should be made about the qualification given to the area, i.e. its blue flag, which is a distinction awarded annually by the Foundation for Environmental Education at beaches and marinas that meet a range of environmental conditions and facilities.