El Zoco is located the bottom of Calahonda and is the main shopping hub, close to public transport links and the beach. The commercial center looks a bit jaded but the restaurants on the 2nd floor are quite popular.
Here are some of the services and businesses you can find in El Zoco:
Ferreteria: The Calahonda hardware shop stocks everything for work around the house or in the garden. Additionally, they also provide a key cutting service and is a good place to visit if you need a local electrician, plumber or painter. Opening hours: Monday to Friday (9:30 – 18:30), Saturday (10:00 – 13:30).
Caffe Stella: A bar and restaurant serving Italian, British and Spanish food. During the summer, they have live music. Free Wifi available. Opening hours: Monday to Saturday (09:00 – 00:00).
La Taberna De Maite: A popular Spanish restaurant with a nice selection of tapas and drinks. Opening hours: Monday to Friday (07:30 – 23:30).
Camerinos: Unisex hairdressers. Opening Monday to Saturday (10:00 – 19:00). Telephone 952 93 59 56.
Correos: Local Post office. Opening hours Monday to Friday (08:30 – 14:30), Saturday (09:30 – 13:00).
Piscis: Newsagents selling international daily newspapers, magazines, cards and tobacco. Opening hours: Monday to Saturday (08:30 – 18:30).
Passage thru India: Indian restaurant. Opening hours: Monday to Saturday (10:00 – 22:00). Telephone 952 930 090.
Banko Popular Bank offering currency exchange and financial help. Opening hours: Monday to Friday (08:30 – 14:30).
Supersol: One of Calahonda’s largest supermarkets. Opening hours: Monday to Saturday (9:00 – 21:00).
La Postas: Currency exchange office. Opening hours: Monday to Friday (10:00 – 19:00).
The Almond Tree: A family run restaurant. Serving full english breakfast, sandwiches, burgers and much more. Opening hours: Monday to Saturday (9:00 – 16:00).
The Boat house: Very popular fish and chips shop. They also have pies, puddings and vegetarian meals.