La Butibamba beach – La Cala

  • La Butibamba Beach - La Cala Beach - Mijas Beaches
  • La Butibamba Beach - La Cala Beach - Mijas Beaches
  • La Butibamba Beach - La Cala Beach - Mijas Beaches

1315 meters

30 meters








Blue flag



City bus


This beach in Mijas is also known as La Cala because of its proximity to the Cala del Moral stream. Butibamba beach is 1300 meters long and 20 meters wide approximately.

This beach has moderate waves and is usually quite busy. Many people come to La Butibamba on weekends thanks to the various music festivals that are organized, especially in the summer season.

Around La Cala you can visit the museum of the Watchtowers, which today is the headquarters of the Tourist Office of La Cala.

It is undoubtedly one of the best beaches in the municipality of Mijas. It has the Blue Flag distinction, which is based on 4 criteria: environmental education and information, water quality, environmental management, safety and services.

If you want to enjoy the good weather of the Costa del Sol in this beach of Mijas you can rent your hammocks, parasols, nautical, etc.

La Butibamba beach or La Cala has a parking lot and you can also enjoy a lunch in one of its chiringuitos.

This beach does not have specific access for people with reduced mobility.

Situation of the La Butibamba beach – La Cala

Services of the La Butibamba beach – La Cala



Litter bins

Cleaning service



Nautical rentals

Nautical area


Water Sports

Children’s playground

Sports zone

One thing you didn't know about La Butibamba beach – La Cala

Butibamba beach is named after the sale that is located on the highway.

The word Butibamba comes from the ancient muleteers who used to stop there to rest (it dates back to 1800) and drank the wine in containers or “jars” and when they were lightly placed they used the expression What a “bamba” I have taken! The combination of these two terms, according to the information cited, has resulted in the name “Butibamba”.