• Macdonald Doña Lola Resort
  • Macdonald Doña Lola Resort
  • Macdonald Doña Lola Resort
  • Macdonald Doña Lola Resort

Macdonald Doña Lola Resort

Calahonda, Spain
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Occupying a fantastic beachfront location in Calahonda, a small coastal town half way between Fuengirola and Marbella, Macdonald Doña Lola Resort is the perfect location for those looking for a sun, sea and shopping! The area is also famous for its world class golf courses, there are 10 courses within 10 minutes of your apartment.

Family friendly resort

Family friendly resort

Wide choice of different apartment sizes

Wide choice of different apartment sizes

World class golf courses within 10 minutes drive

World class golf courses within 10 minutes drive

Two bars and restaurants on-site

Two bars and restaurants on-site

Three pools, gym, sauna, Turkish bath and tennis courts

Three pools, gym, sauna, Turkish bath and tennis courts

Only 30 minutes from Malaga Airport

Only 30 minutes from Malaga Airport

Overview

Located right on the shore Macdonald Doña Lola Resort is our largest resort in Spain yet maintains the true feel and atmosphere of a small village.

Winding pathways through villas, sub-tropical gardens and waterfalls all lead to the central palm lined swimming pool, restaurant and bar. The perfect oasis with uninterrupted views across the Mediterranean sea.

Doña Lola has also been awarded the prestigious 'Hall of Fame' award by Tripadvisor. An accolade reserved for only the top 10% of businesses worldwide, the Hall of Fame is  recognition of 5 consecutive years gaining a Certificate of Excellence. 

  • Macdonald Doña Lola Resort Overview
  • Macdonald Doña Lola Resort Overview

Accommodation

As the largest of our Spanish resorts you can expect a wide choice of air-conditioned apartments suitable for couples, families and groups of different sizes. Every apartment has a private balcony offering you a peaceful place to relax outside.

If you're planning to cook then you'll appreciate our well-equipped kitchens each with a dishwasher, fridge freezer and microwave as standard plus all the pots, pans and utensils you'd expect. You'll also have free Wi-Fi, a TV and telephone in your livings area plus a safe for peace of mind.

Accommodation available

One Bedroom Apartment Suite Sleeps 4

These apartments feature one double/twin bedroom, one bathroom and an open plan kitchen, dining and living area which also includes a sofa bed within the lounge.

One Bedroom Sea View Apartment Suite Sleeps 4

These bright spacious apartments offer a sea view and feature one double/twin bedroom, one bathroom and an open plan kitchen, dining and living area which also includes a sofa bed within the lounge.

Two Bedroom Apartment Suite Sleeps 6

These apartments feature two double/twin bedrooms, one bathroom and an open plan kitchen, dining and living area which also includes a sofa bed within the lounge.

Two Bedroom Apartment Suite Extra Sleeps 6

These bright spacious apartments feature two double/twin bedrooms, two bathrooms and an open plan kitchen, dining and living area which also includes a sofa bed within the lounge.

Three Bedroom Apartment Suite Sleeps 8

These apartments feature three double/twin bedrooms, two bathrooms and an open plan kitchen, dining and living area which also includes a sofa bed within the lounge and an outdoor terrace area.

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  • Macdonald Doña Lola Resort Accommodation
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  • Macdonald Doña Lola Resort Accommodation
  • Macdonald Doña Lola Resort Accommodation

Eat & Drink

Whether you're longing for an alfresco cocktail overlooking the Mediterranean at sunset, a light poolside lunch or a romantic evening meal choose La Plaza Beach Restaurant open daily from noon until 11pm*. With an evening entertainment programme including flamenco and live musicians you've everything you need within a minute's stroll from your apartment. If you'd like to pre-book your table in advance of your holiday you can book online here.

In the centre of the resort you'll find La Toscana, a relaxed bar and restaurant with plenty of seating both indoors and out surrounded by some of the many waterfalls and gardens throughout the resort. Open daily from 9am until 6pm* this is the best place to start your day once you try the amazing breakfasts!

Both bars also offer guests a happy hour from 5pm until 6pm daily, the perfect excuse to enjoy some local sangria and other drinks on a '2 for 1' basis whilst you reflect on your day's activities.

* Both restaurants open all year round however in low season some of the opening hours may reduce slightly. There will always be one restaurant open throughout each day and evening.

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  • Macdonald Doña Lola Resort Eat and Drink
  • Macdonald Doña Lola Resort Eat and Drink

Health & Leisure

Here at Doña Lola you can be as active or relaxed as you like. From pampering beauty treatments to golf and fitness classes.

Fitness

The leisure team run a regular programme of classes including yoga or take advantage of the Technogym equipment and free weights in the on-site gymnasium. Outside you'll find two outdoor tennis courts which can also be used for a football kick about for kids on request.

Activities

The resort activities team run a weekly schedule of events both on and off-site including local walks, cookery demonstrations, wine tasting, cocktail making and Spanish lessons. The Children's Club runs a daily schedule of activities in peak season including sports, arts and crafts, full schedules will be provided at check-in. The team also organise excursions to local attractions and activities, please see 'Local Area' for more ideas.

Golf

We are fortunate to have more than 10 premier golf courses all within a 10 minute drive of this resort. Our golf services team can arrange preferred tee times, assistance with transfers, bag storage as well as lessons during your holiday with us. Visit our Golf pages for more details including golf packages.

Pamper

Want a more relaxing break? Take your pick of comfy sun loungers by our two palm fringed outdoor pools. Or venture inside and enjoy the Turkish bath (steam room) and sauna alongside our indoor pool. Or what about a quick pamper? Check-in to our on-site salon Cardenas Masajes & Estética who offer an extensive range of spa treatments and beauty treatments. For a full list of treatments, prices and to make an appointment visit their Facebook page.

September Massage Offer 
  • 1 hour Relaxing Massage 30€ (usually 40€)
  • 1 hour Geothermal Stone Massage 30€ (usually 40€)
  • 1 hour Sports Massage 40€ (usually 50€)
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Local Area

Not just famous for the abundance of golf courses the Malaga region of Andalucia is heavily influenced by its Moorish ancestors and rich with culture. The local food, festivals and architecture give a fabulous flavour of southern Spain.

Dona Lola is perfectly located half way between the towns of Fuengirola and Marbella with excellent local transport links and no real need to hire a car. There's also a huge range of shops, beaches, bars and restaurants around Calahonda - all within walking distance. You'll find plenty of local information in our resort reception but here are a few tips to whet your appetite:

  1. Do the daytime scene in Puerto Banus. Linger over a drink and admire the yachts before enjoying a relaxed lunch at one of the stylish open-air restaurants on the quayside. Or, if you prefer to visit by night the fun starts around midnight and continues until dawn with dozens of bars, disco's and clubs!
  2. Enjoy fresh seafood at any one of the chiringuitos (beach restaurants) in La Carihuela, Torremolinos.
  3. Wander around the picturesque old town of Marbella and round off with a drink in the Plaza de los Naranjos.
  4. Visit Malaga and do an evening round of the wealth of tapas bars centred in the old town.
  5. Walk up to the Alcazaba and the Gibralfaro for the panoramic views over Malaga and the bay.
  6. Enjoy the evening entertainment on the resort including flamenco, tribute nights and live music.
  7. Have an evening drink on Marbella's promenade and watch the sunset, taking in a wide view of the Rock of Gibraltar and coastline of Africa.
  8. Take the family to one of the areas many popular theme parks, water parks or Zoos. Tivoli World is only 25 minutes from the resort.
  9. Drive up into the hills to Mijas and enjoy the magnificent views. Visit Macdonald La Ermita and relax on the terrace with a snack and a cool drink and take in the wide views or enjoy a dip in one of the two outdoor pools on the Resort.
  10. Visit Ronda to admire its stunning setting and famous old bridge which has featured in countless paintings and photographs.
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Location

Resort Address

Macdonald Doña Lola Resort
Ctra. Cadiz-Malaga,
Km. 197/8,
29649 Mijas Costa,
Malaga

Telephone Number
+(34) 952 932477

Contact

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