La Cala Resort has expanded its program of games & entertainment (activities) for children, with the incorporation of Zumba & Yoga classes. These two disciplines combine both fun as well as their greater associated benefits by contributing to the improvement of physical and mental development.
The resort also continues to provide its junior camps and the junior golf academy.
The young ones are in luck. La Cala is launching a unique & different leisure experience with the introduction of Zumba & Yoga classes. This exciting initiative will take place every Saturday morning; for children aged between 6 – 12 years. This unique activity combines fun, exercise and relaxation.
Kids Zumba, as the course is called, is a very enjoyable dance routine that improves motor coordination, fitness & improves general wellbeing while also promoting energy.
Yoga, previously reserved for adults, has been adapted especially for children. Through these classes, the aim at La Cala is to entertain children while bringing them benefits for their physical and mental development. In short, this is a great opportunity to learn concepts with relaxation, concentration or balance improvement.
The ‘Kids Zumba’ classes will be held every Saturday from 11h15 – 12h00 while the ‘Kids Yoga’ will take place from 12h15 – 13h00. Price is 7 euros, and there are significant discounts if you purchase a 10-class package (56 euros). To enrol the young ones, please reserve before 17h00 on the Friday before the classes.
The sports equipment is simple and consists of comfortable clothes, trainers, a pair of clean socks, hair tied up to aid the exercise, and the desire to have a good time! The ‘meeting point’ to leave and pick them up is the La Cala Spa reception.
The Mijas leisure resort continues its offers of Golf Academy & Junior Camps. The Golf Academy provides courses both monthly and quarterly providing all the sports equipment and diploma upon completion of the course.
The Junior Camp is designed for boys and girls from 6 -14 years of age, and comprises a focused five-day training course at the Golf Academy. This is an exciting way to introduce this sport to children. The training offer includes equipment (clubs, balls, and training aids), a unique polo shirt, and daily lunch at the Clubhouse, diploma and transfers.
La Cala Resort confirms once again, it’s commitment to women and sport. As a prelude to the International Women’s Day; the leisure & golf resort has organized a vibrant and exclusive tournament on the 6th March “just for them.”
Although this is a widespread sport, the organisers at La Cala Resort want to demonstrate with this competition that “women are great players.”
The competition counts among its sponsors, well-known companies such as Viajes Master Golf Challenge, Röhnisch clothing fashion brand, Ibex insurance company,Lady Golf and El Corte Ingles. All these companies are generously providing prizes andgifts in the form of trophies, a stay in a golf resort, gift vouchers, and sessions with apersonal shopper or invitations to play in the final of a nationwide women’s tour. La Cala, for its part, will be providing a wide range of prizes, ranging from golfing material to vouchers to enjoy in the resort itself.
This will be a sports day for the female audience; to end old stereotypes and demonstrate your skill and fitness. We expect to see some great shots, big plays, and an unforgettable atmosphere. The course, Campo America, which is the most popular among women, offers a fascinating round of 6,009 meters and par 72.
Ana Torres, Golf & MICE accounts manager, stressed that “this is an event open to all licensed players in Spain as well as other international federations” adding that “all the players who wish to participate are welcome to do so.”
The ‘International Women’s Day Tournament’includes amongst other things, competition green fee, shared buggy, welcome pack and cocktail with prizes and raffle. The elected mode of play is ‘stableford’ over 18 holes, played in two categories. The registration fee is 60 euros for non-members while club members enjoy special prices. It is planned that the shotgun start on 6th March, will take place at 9.30 am.
Those interested can register through the website of La Cala Resort (go to ‘golf competitions’) or send an email with your details to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The competition enjoys the support of G.i.r.l.s. Golf Society based in Marbella. Its founder, Lynn Fisher, maintains a close relationship with La Cala Resort in order to promote golf among female players. The group organizes a monthly tournamentthroughout the year in different areas of the Costa del Sol. The association aims to spread the playing of golf among women, bringing them closer to the sport.
La Cala Resort has implemented Concept Online, a new booking system that aims to make the experience of playing golf, more attractive and streamlined. This software is designed so that clients can book tee times instantly online.
The implementation of this useful tool, developed by the Mastel Company, has been a resounding success. Since its launch in January, the number of bookings has instantly increased, as reflected in the website statistics of the resort. Commercial director of La Cala Resort, Noemi Roman, said, “The rise in reservations has been spectacular.” Therefore, “we are creating an information campaign for clients to book golf under the slogan “Book Online & Enjoy Offline.”
The application allows the player to choose between different products (‘3-course pass’, ‘play with amigos’, etc.), vouchers, special promotions and holiday periods (e.g. Easter) all offered by La Cala Resort. In a few clicks, you can select the course you want to play: Europe, Asia or America; select your preferred tee time and day and start enjoying!
Each window provides detailed information to locate the best price and to make your online reservation a safe process. It includes aspects such as availability, real-time rates or specific terms & conditions of a product. All the information is then loaded into a virtual basket and you then only need to follow the usual steps of an online purchase. It allows the user to make use of any credit card or debit card to complete the purchase process.
Playing golf is a unique experience at La Cala Resort, with its three 18-hole championship courses: America, Europe and Asia; not to mention its golf academy and training facility. The first, America, has a total length of 6009 meters and is a par 72. Europe, meanwhile offers space and versatility in its 6014 meters with par 71. Thirdly, Asia’s 5,925 meters and par 72, present a greater technical challenge.
Players can also benefit from the hotel facilities at La Cala Resort as well as attractive complementary offers. There are always discounts and special packages that include circuits in its prestigious spa.
In January, 2016 they will be developing a new residential complex of 55 town houses named horizon golf. This new project will involve a direct investment of more than 12 million euros.
The company, Taylor Wimpey in Spain, affiliated to the British Real Estate Developer, Taylor Wimpey PLC, a company listed in the FTSE 100 of the London stock market, and La Cala Resort, the prestigious leisure resort located in Mijas with 3 golf courses and a luxury spa hotel owned by the international group whose central branch is in Ireland, FBD Property & Leisure Ltd., have signed a new joint venture agreement which, initially, will allow them to continue developing a new project with 55 luxury town houses right on the golf course destined to the international public, with an estimated investment of over twelve million euros.
At the end of 2014, Taylor Wimpey and La Cala Resort commenced their first experience with the commencement of the development of the Miraval complex, 60 luxury apartments with golf and sea views. After 12 months of activity, more than 80% of the complex has sold and the construction has accelerated in order to hand over all the properties to their owners throughout 2016.
Due to the great interest generated by foreign clients, both companies have decided to go one step further and extend their link on a long term basis, starting with the construction of 55 town houses in January 2016.
This association consolidates La Cala Resort as a referent in the Costa de Sol, not only as a favourite destiny by golfers but also as one of the most attractive areas from an international tourist residential view. The beauty of its three 18-hole golf courses, and its exclusive four star hotel and Spa in addition to its recreational, sports facilities and its excellent location at less than thirty minutes by car from Málaga Airport, are great attractions to capture the growing European demand for second home properties on the Costa del Sol.
Uniqueness of the new project HORIZON GOLF
Taylor Wimpey has designed a new generation residential project of three bedroom townhouses with terraces, a solarium and an underground private parking. In addition, the project will have panoramic views of the golf course and La Cala de Mijas with landscaped gardens and communal pools. The complex will have the best qualities in the market and “C” energy rating, the highest rating for residential properties in the area.
A British company with developments in Spain
Taylor Wimpey is an international developer, although its foundation and main activity are in the UK, where it is listed in the London stock market. Currently, Taylor Wimpey is a company of the FTSE Top 100, and one of the principal residential developers of the UK, with over 12,000 properties delivered in 2014 and more than 3,000 employees in the UK and Spain.
Taylor Wimpey has been established in Spain since 1958, dedicated to residential real estate development in privileged areas such as the Balearic Islands, Costa Blanca and the Costa del Sol. In these coastal areas, Taylor Wimpey has built urbanisations in a sustainable and respectful manner, both with the environmental surroundings and local communities. In 2014, the company handed over 220 properties in Spain only.
The experience of nearly 60 years in Spain developing real estate, guarantees Taylor Wimpey as the best option when buying a property on the Costa del Sol, especially given that among one of the main objectives of the company is the construction of properties to improve its clients quality of living; therefore, adding value to the properties.
In addition to Taylor Wimpey´s own values and social responsibility, to become a renowned property developer, one has to do much more than simply build houses: one has to provide places of a high standard of living as well as provide adequate facilities in attractive surroundings. Likewise, it is an absolute priority for Taylor Wimpey to add social, financial and environmental values to the communities where it works.
Quality, confidence and services
Three fundamental premises rule Taylor Wimpey: the quality of its constructions, providing total confidence to its buyers and offering first class service. This new joint venture with La Cala Golf Resort will maximise these three premises
The academy provides you with everything you need to enable you to emulate the great golfers. Nothing is left to chance with La Cala Resort, one of the best golf resorts in the Costa del Sol. Especially designed courses, personal classes, junior tournaments, and diplomas that accredit you as “future talent” are all provided. This is an unparalleled offer, which is fun and entertaining.
The tranquil climate of the Costa del Sol allows the golf season to extend almost the entire year. Thanks to their unique conditions, combined with location and services provided, La Cala Resort in Mijas is a real oasis for practicing this sport. This is one of the best golf resorts in Andalusia with three complete courses (America, Asia and Europe), all designed by the renowned Cabell Robinson. Within this wide ranging offer, La Cala Golf Academy also offers it’s ‘Par 3′ course comprising of six holes, which is especially designed for beginners and academy users.
La Cala Golf Academy resumed their teaching courses after the recent summer camps. To this end, it provides an expertly qualified team of training coaches who are able to offer instruction to both children and adults alike; and at the same time, are able to teach in a clear and simple language. It also has dedicated equipment for use with children, to make their practice lessons fun and interesting.
Classes take place on Saturday and Sunday mornings from 10h00 to 11h00. The size of the classes will vary between four to six students. The monthly price includes four classes-which is only 45 euros per child or 130 euros for the 3 month course. The course fee includes provision of clubs, balls, ‘training aids’ and presentation of the final diploma. In addition, with inscription into the three month course, the student will receive a polo shirt and free entry into the junior tournament. This competition is held on the 3rd Saturday of each month on the Par 3 course in stableford format. All players receive a gift and there a great prizes for the finalists.
Not only do juniors enjoy access to the academy, as the adult audience also has access to the excellent facilities provided there. Adults can make use of a complete and flexible range of services ranging from half-day courses (175 euros per person) to more complete courses of up to 5 days, for a price of 495 euros. Students will learn the fundamentals of golf, such as posture, grip as applied to various swings such as putting, chipping, pitching and full swing and bunker play.
You can make your reservation by phone +34 952 669 037 or from the website of La Cala Resort (www.lacala.com).