Caleta de Vélez is a village in the Spanish province of Málaga, Andalusia. It belongs to Vélez-Málaga and it is in Axarquía. It is 35 kilometers away from Málaga. Its population is about 3659 people. It has 4.2 km² of area.

Caleta de Vélez
CountrySpain
ProvinceMálaga
ComarcaAxarquía
Area
 • Total4.2 km2 (1.6 sq mi)
Elevation
15 m (49 ft)
Population
 (2012)
 • Total3,659
 • Density870/km2 (2,300/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
WebsiteOfficial website

Geography edit

It is on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea, between Torre del Mar and Algarrobo-Costa and has a beach.

 
Buildings in Caleta near the beach.

Transport edit

Roads edit

The Autovía A-7, (Autovia del Mediterraneo) passes to the north and the N340 crosses Caleta de Vélez closer to the coast.

Bus edit

This two routes of ALSA stop in Caleta de Vélez:

  • Line Málaga - Nerja
  • Line Málaga - Torrox

There is also a line of local bus Caleta de Vélez - Almayate.

Boats edit

Caleta de Vélez has a sea port.

Culture edit

Gastronomy edit

Its gastronomy is based on Mediterranean food, such as fish soups, "pescaito" or avocado.

References edit

36°44′00″N 4°03′00″W / 36.7333°N 4.0500°W / 36.7333; -4.0500