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Highlights in Mijas
- The most fabulous means of transport
- Excellent beaches and coves
- Delicious bites and drinks
- Stunning white village
- Fantastic water park for family fun
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Holiday rentals and lettings in Mijas
Find a holiday rental in the tourist and coastal resort of Mijas old town, with traditional white facades and historic buildings. To enjoy a nice time and stay close to the beach, Cala de Mijas is the perfect spot between the countryside and the sea. An ideal place for a family holiday full of sun and relaxing. The modern part of town is Las Lagunas, the most innovative area. Golf courses, sports activities and cultural services.Beautiful holiday rentals in southeastern Spain
Mijas is the perfect accommodation for families with children and groups of friends who want to enjoy the beach and the wide range of tourism activities including nature ones. A blend of tradition and modernity in its architecture. Find the perfect accommodation with all the amenities to make your stay a pleasant one. Nice lounges, comfortable bedrooms and lovely patios to enjoy warm summer nights and lovely dining al fresco. Close to the beach and within walking distance of the main landmarks. Enjoy your stay in Mijas!
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The area and getting around
Mijas historic center is a true reflection of its Arab past, with charming white houses together with beautiful religious buildings such as the Church of the Conception or the sanctuary of the Virgen de la Peña. Surrounded by a beautiful wall and numerous gardens and balconies that offer stunning views of the Costa del Sol. Cala de Mijas divides the route between Marbella and Málaga and it is a border between the countryside and the sea. This fishing village still maintains its essence making you feel very welcome into the Andalusian lifestyle.Explore the picturesque village of Mijas
Wander through the narrow cobbled streets of this Andalucian village and you will understand what has drawn in travellers over the years. Artists and writers have moved to Mijas enjoying the benefits of a fantastic all year round climate and the Andalusian way of life. Browse the craft shops and choose some fantastic handmade pottery, affordable paintings and prints by these acclaimed local artists. Mingle with the locals and join their passion for festivals and the laid-baick outlook. Visit the neighbouring towns of Málaga, Marbella or Fuengirola and discover beautiful spots along the Costa del Sol.
Travellers and activities
Among the pine forests and peaks of Mijas town, hiking enthusiasts will have the opportunity to travel through natural spaces of great beauty until they reach the hermitage of Calvario, built in the 19th century, or the old marble quarry house. And those wanting to delve into the charm of the Andalusian inland, can take a day trip to Alhaurín el Grande, Ronda or Antequera. As we get closer to the coast, the steep landscape is softened until it reaches the sea, where it is possible to enjoy all kinds of water sports such as sailing or diving.Mijas for beach and sun lovers
Mijas has 12 kilometers of coastline spread between the beaches of La Luna, Royal Beach, Cabo Rocoso, Riviera Beach, Doña Lola, El Almirante, El Chaparral, Marina Beach, Butibamba, Charcón and Calaburras Lighthouse. But the best one is undoubtedly that of La Cala, awarded the Blue Flag for its quality waters and facilities. Next to them, there are luxurious residential areas and all kinds of services that make Mijas an ideal destination to plan a wonderful family holiday.
The population in Mijas is a very international one with 35,000 of its 84,000 inhabitants coming from different parts of the globe, especially the UK.
Top 5 travel tips in Mijas
In Mijas there are very attractive places for those who want to carry out cultural activities. The miniatures museum, the Flour Mill or the Villa House Museum will help you delve into the history of the town and the role it has played over the centuries. Get deeper into the roots of Mijas and learn about its past.2. Get on a donkey-taxi
Donkey-taxis are an institution in the town of Mijas and one of the most curious tourist attractions. It originated in the 1960s, when workers returning home on donkey were required by tourists to take a picture or take a walk. Normally, the tips they received for it exceeded their salaries, so it ended up becoming a trade. Now it is just a tourist attraction. Ready for a ride?3. Marvel at the magnificent views from Mirador de la Virgen de la Peña
Mijas stretches for 85 miles (160 km) from the mountain to the beach and the best way to see it is from the Mirador de la Peña, located in the gardens of the Hermitage of the same name. On the clearest days it is possible to enjoy a beautiful panorama of the entire coast washed by the Mediterranean Sea, Las Lagunas and La Cala de Mijas.4. Enjoy the Andalusian gastronomy
This area is ideal to enjoy the exquisite cuisine of the south and especially, the Malaga region. A cuisine based on fresh fish and stews. Being the ajoblanco, the salmorejo, the maimones, the cubs, the fried fish and the gazpachuelo some of the most outstanding elaborations. Wash it all down with a good Spanish wine, a fresh beer or a sweet wine with your pudding. It is time to rise your tastebuds!5. Need a rest from the beach?
If you spend your holiday in the Mijas you can make a change and take some time off the beach and head for a fun day at Mijas Water Park. Both children and adults will have a great time in the wave pool, spa, the kamikaze and in its vertiginous slide of almost 50 metres. Are you ready?