Hostels in Mijas

Compared with other kinds of holiday accommodation in Mijas there are not many hostels in the village. Hostels, called ‘hostales’ in Spanish, are usually cheaper than hotels and an excellent value for money.

Hostels in Mijas

Most hostels in Mijas are run by Spanish families or foreign residents who have settled on the Costa del Sol and earn their living by offering bed and breakfast to tourists from all over the world. Most places can be found in the centre of the old town (Mijas Pueblo), but also in urbanizations near the village or along the Mediterranean coast. Popular urbanizations where you can find bed and breakfast facilities are Las Lomas de Mijas, Valtocado and Mijas La Nueva.

In Mijas Costa hostels can be found in La Cala, Sierrezuela and Las Lagunas. Most places do offer a simple room with shower with sufficient comfort to spend a short break or a couple of days holidays in Mijas.

Staying in a pension in Mijas is cheap. As a rule of thumb you will enjoy the Andalusian hospitality much better than in a typical hotel or apartment. Another advantage of staying in a hostel is, that it is much easier to get to know the Spanish way of life and integrate in the local community.

If you are a nature lover and come to Mijas to go hiking in the sierra you should book your accommodation in the old town. If you are a beach lover choose a hostel in La Cala, Miraflores or Calahonda.

Mijas is centrally located and daytrips to monumental cities in Andalusia like Seville, Cadiz or Granada are easy to book. In case you travel by car you do not depend on a travel agency and can plan the excursions yourself.

Don’t forget to ask your host family about the most interesting places to visit. They will be able to advise you about all you need to know to make the most out of your holiday in Mijas.