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New Summer Camp for Kids at La Cala Resort

17 March 2015

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Surrounded by spectacular scenery and with plenty to do on site, La Cala Resort, Andalucía has announced the launch of their new Golf Summer Camps for 2015, inviting children staying at the hotel aged 5 to 14 to learn how to putt like the pros. Prices start at just € 235 per child for the five day programme which runs Monday to Friday, from 29th June to 14th August 2015.  Families can stay at the hotel from just € 134 per room, per night with one child staying complimentary.

Whether a complete beginner or a budding golf champion, children can learn skills from chipping and putting, to the rules and etiquette of golf at the unique Summer Camp. Classes take place at La Cala’s onsite Golf Academy that has multilingual professionals on hand to help the youngsters improve their game.

When booking the summer camp, attendees are provided with complimentary top quality golfing equipment including clubs, balls and an academy polo shirt. Golfers can also enjoy delicious, three course lunches and complimentary transfers from the Academy to the Club House each day ensuring parents don’t have to organise a thing. At the end of the fun filled week, children are awarded for their efforts with a Diploma in the prize giving ceremony.

Situated in the region which enjoys 320 days of sunshine per year, La Cala Resort is world renowned as the finest golf complex in Andalucia and boasts three 18 hole championship courses, designed by one of the most prestigious golf designers in Europe, Cabell Robinson. The hotel also has two swimming pools, a FIFA football pitch, tennis and squash facilities and an extensive spa with incredible views, that offers complimentary use for exhausted parents in need of pampering.

While mum and dad are relaxing, there is also a kids’ mini club is open from 10am to 6pm, six days a week, and will keep the children from 4 – 11 years old entertained with a host of activities including water sports, crafts, discos and more!

Los jóvenes mijeños podrán practicar golf de forma gratuita

25 February 2015

Gracias al acuerdo firmado entre la Cala Resort y el Ayuntamiento de Mijas, por el cuál los residentes del municipio de entre 5 y 16 años podrán practicar golf gratuitamente. Esta promoción que tiene por objetivo acercar el golf como deporte a los más jóvenes, estará vigente todos los fines de semana de marzo, abril y mayo en las instalaciones de La Cala Golf Academy.

Acuerdo colaboración entre La Cala Resort y  el Ayuntamiento de Mijas

A la izda. Santiago Martín, concejal de Turismo del Ayuntamiento de Mijas y Pedro Batista, director de Operaciones de La Cala Resort. Foto Jorge Coronado

La firma del acuerdo se ha realizado entre Santiago Martín, concejal de Turismo del Ayuntamiento de Mijas, y Pedro Batista, director de Operaciones de La Cala Resort. “Mijas ha desempeñado siempre un papel pionero en el golf a nivel nacional. Estamos ante un motor económico clave, pero también ante un deporte magnífico que debemos potenciar entre los niños mijeños que mañana serán seguramente, figuras del golf internacional” comentaba Batista durante la firma del acuerdo.

Por su parte, el concejal de turismo afirmaba que “Mijas, con trece campos de golf, es uno de los dos municipios españoles con más terreno para practicar este deporte, y queremos que nuestros pequeños puedan aprenderlo y practicarlo de forma gratuita. Gracias al hotel La Cala Resort, que nos cede completamente gratis las instalaciones, podemos crear una cantera para que en el futuro los grandes golfistas también sean mijeños”.

El Ayuntamiento de Mijas va a promocionar esta actividad que pueden disfrutar en la Academia de La Cala Resort, por los colegios y polideportivos del municipio. Los jovenes tendrán una visita por los campos de golf y las instalaciones , posteriormente podrán practicar golf en la Academia. Las clases tendrán lugar en los campos de La Cala Resort, todos los sábados y domingos de marzo, abril y mayo. Durante las sesiones, los niños estarán acompañados de monitores expertos que les enseñarán la técnica del golf.

Las inscripciones se llevaran a cabo directamente desde la Concejalía de Turismo en el teléfono  952 58 90 34 o por correo electrónico turismo@mijas.es donde se les informará sobre el día y hora a la que podrá asistir cada alumno. Los menores de menores de 13 años deberán ir acompañados por sus padres.

La Cala Resort hosts future golfing stars at the Graham Moore Spanish Open

20 January 2015

IX Graham Moore Spanish Open

La Cala Resort located in the heart of the Costa Del Sol, is delighted to be hosting the ninth Graham Moore Spanish Open on the 24th and 25th January, for the fifth year running. Exclusively for players born after 22nd July 1995, this competition is an important qualifier for the Veritas World Junior Championship 2015 and will be held on the resort’s challenging Campo Asia course.

The Graham Moore Open is a highly valued junior competition, organised by renowned professional golfer Graham Moore. The qualifier is designed to test the young participants with playing conditions that are an exact replica of main professional tournaments taking place on Campo Asia, the oldest of La Cala’s three courses and the one most respected by professionals.

The competition demands skill and strategy from participant’s who play from tee locations related to their ages, with gross – only scores counting towards the competition results and no handicap involvement at all, creating a realistic playing location for future champions.

Winners from the tournament this weekend get a place at the Veritas Junior Championship, an International Junior Golf Festival based in Southern California that aims to expand junior golf through competition.

More information here.

Javier Ballesteros makes his professional debut at La Cala Resort

10 December 2014

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Following in his father’s footsteps, Javier Ballesteros will make his professional debut at the Alps Tour Qualifying School, being held at La Cala Resort

The first stage of qualifying will take place on the 11th and 12th December and the final stage will take place on the 15th, 16th and 17th December. More than 250 players of 19 different nationalities will take part in the Qualifying School at La Cala’s three outstanding golf courses, Asia, Europa and America.

An Enchanting setting for a Romantic Wedding

3 October 2014

Nestled between the arresting beauty of the Sierra de Mijas National Park and the Mediterranean Sea, La Cala Resort is a stunning setting for an authentic Andalusian wedding. A world away from the hustle and bustle of the coast, this enchanting retreat offers sun seeking couples, the opportunity to enjoy a wedding in the warmth of the Costa del Sol. Book a wedding at La Cala, and enjoy one night’s complimentary stay for the bride and groom, with late checkout. Guests attending the celebration can also enjoy the luxury of the resort with 10% off the best room rate.
La Cala Resort - NewsThe weather is one of the most important factors of a wedding day and with its gorgeously romantic mountain top location and an average of 320 days of sunshine each year, La Cala Resort is the perfect setting to exchange vows, to celebrate the union of two families with a wonderful sumptuous wedding banquet and to toast the happy couples first night together under a star studded velvet sky.

La Cala’s outdoor locations hold so many possibilities… its sun drenched patios with mountaintop views are the ideal location for an evening soirée, opt to dine al fresco beneath its spacious canopy at its Club House Laurel or simply bask in glorious sunshine with a drinks reception pool side at its La Terraza restaurant.  La Cala also boasts a number of fantastic interior spaces that can also be adapted to create just the right atmosphere that the wedding couple and their loved ones will treasure forever.

Each of its 107 bedrooms are superbly appointed to make the most of the stunning views, with a choice of two unique interior styles, each boasts a generous bathroom finished in cool marble and a private balcony or terrace that makes for the perfect setting to sip champagne and unwind in style.
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Planning a wedding is exciting but exhausting too but with a complimentary visit to La Cala´s exclusive Spa the day after the wedding the happy couple can restore their equilibrium and immerse themselves in the gorgeous views from the indoor and outdoor hydrotherapy pools. Blissful, calm and with no interruptions  … it´s Heaven!

La Cala Resort offers lots to do onsite with a wide range of bars, two swimming pools and three 18 hole championship golf courses, however the vibrant night life of Marbella is just a short 20 minute drive away.

To book, please contact Rocio on: events@lacala.com or call (+34) 952 669 016