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What to Do in Mijas


Mijas is situated at the heart of the Costa del Sol. This little white village in southern Spain offers a wealth of activities and no matter what interests people will easily find what to do in Mijas. Mijas is the perfect location for a holiday sports fans. Along the Mediterranean coastline there is a wide range of water sport activities available. The offer ranges from scuba diving, sailing, waterskiing, surfing or kite surfing.

Golf in Mijas

Mijas is a true paradise for golfers. On the Costa del Sol alone there are more than 30 golf courses available which his approximately half of the number of golf courses which can be found in Andalusia. Mijas itself has got several golf courses including La Cala Golf, the biggest golf resort in Andalusia. Torrequebrada in the neighbouring village of Benalmadena is just 20 minutes away and the golf course in Alhaurin el Grande, designed by Severiano Ballesteros is also close by. Read the full story

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Sightseeing in Mijas


Mijas, perched high on the mountainside is a typical andalusian village. Due to its proximity to popular resorts on the Costa del Sol like Torremolinos, Benalmadena, Fuengirola or Marbella it is one of the most visited white villages in Spain.

Mijas sightseeing

Despite its popularity, Mijas has managed to retain part of its andalusian charm and character. The white-washed buildings and narrow winding streets with souvenir shops offering ceramics, jewellery and leatherwork make a daytrip to Mijas a memorable visit.

Tourists should not leave the village without visiting some of the most popular monuments and places to see in Mijas: The Virgen de la Peña sanctuary, the Carromato de Max miniature museum, the local crafts museum in the old town hall, the San Sebastian church, the wine museum, the church of the Inmaculada Concepción and the Muralla gardens with the remains of the old city walls are just of the sights which should not be missed. Read the full story

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La Cala Hotel – Mijas Costa


La Cala Hotel is a golf hotel situated in Mijas Costa in the heart of the Costa del Sol. La Cala is located aproximately 30 minutes from Malaga airport and not far from the bustling city of Marbella. The sports-orientated resort offers a wealth of relax and leisure facilities and is an ideal base for sports, business or a relaxing holiday.

La Cala Hotel and Resort - Mijas

The golf hotel is situated in one of the most popular holiday destinations on the Mediterranean Sea, within easy reach of the beach and places like Fuengirola, Mijas or Marbella. Its tranquil and private setting makes it the perfect place for people who want to enjoy playing golf. La Cala Golf offers three 18-hole championship courses and the David Leadbetter golf academy to improve your golf.

Golf hotel Mijas

Surrounded by a spectacular scenery with the Sierra de Mijas mountains in the background La Cala hotel offers rooms and suites with Andalusian charm and all modern comfort. Most rooms will have views of the golfcourses.

The La Terraza restaurant specializes in Andalusian cuisine, but also offers more international dishes. In the summer months you can enjoy diner out by the pool or a drink in the spectacular andalusian patio of the Naranjo Bar.

If you don’t fancy driving during your holidays you can take the free minibus service to the driving range, the golf academy or the beautiful beaches in La Cala de Mijas. Transfer to and from Malaga airport can also be arranged for hotel guests.

The hotel offers different holiday packages, seasonal tickets and golf passes for regular clients which provide reduced green fees on the golf courses designed by Cabell Robinson. No wonder, that Hotel La Cala Resort is known as one of the finest golf resort in Andalusia.

Website: www.lacala.com
Address: Urb. La Cala Golf, 29649 Mijas Costa (Malaga)
Telephone: 952 669016

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Hostel Escudo de Mijas



The rural hotel Escudo de Mijas is a comfortable hostel with double and single rooms situated in the heart of Mijas in a pedastrian street with fantastic views to the Costa del Sol.

The surrounding Sierra de Mijas mountain range and the nearby beaches of Benalmadena, Fuengirola, Mijas Costa or Marbella make it a perfect location to enjoy a summer holiday or a short break in a typical andalusian accommodation in Mijas.

All rooms of the hotel Escudo de Mijas have a unique decoration and are equipped with airconditioning, television with DVD wifi connection and private terraces with views to the nearby Mediterranean or the mountains. El Escudo de Mijas is room only, but there are plenty of bars and restaurants nearby to enjoy a typical andalusian breakfast, lunch or a spanish dinner.

The most important tourist attractions of the village are just round the corner, like the Muralla gardens, the bullring, the Carromato de Max miniature museum or the shrine of the parton saint of the village, the Virgen de la Peña. Don’t miss the typical San Sebastian street or the Calle de los Caños full of bars, restaurants and souvenir shops.

In case you rent a car upon arrival at Malaga airport it is important to know, that there are no parking facilities at the El Escudo hostel, but there is a public car park in the village next to the townhall, the taxi stand and the busstop where you can take a bus to Fuengirola, Torremolinos or Malaga. From Fuengirola a train is leaving to Malaga airport almost every half an hour.

For late arrivals the hostel offers a modern checkin facility with remote assistance by the reception staff. The hotel Escudo de Míjas is the perfect hideway for a holiday in one of the most beautiful and typical andalusian villages on the Costa del Sol.

Website: www.el-escudo.com
Address: Pasaje de los Pescadores, 7, 29650 Mijas (Málaga)
Telephone: 952 591100

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Client comments

“The hostal is in an extremely quiet location in a pedestrian street, but still in the centre of Mijas. Lovely view from the roof terrace and the top floor balconies.”

100 customers rated this business with an average score of 8.2 out of 10 points.

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Eating out in Mijas


During your holiday in Mijas you will soon find out that eating out is a favourite past time in Spain. The hospitality of the local bars and restaurants, and the quality of the food are second to none in most cases. Being such a popular international travel destination it is no wonder, that Mijas offers a wide selection of bars and restaurants, ranging from typical local andalusian tapas to international cuisine from all over the world and there is certainly a place that suits all needs.

Eating out in Mijas

In the more international resorts like Calahonda or Riviera del Sol you will find italian restaurants, chinese, indien, japanese and some restaurants will also offer live entertainment. In the restaurants along the Costa del Sol you can enjoy lovely sea views, beautiful surroundings and international cuisine to suit all budgets. Read the full story

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Comments

“Great location, helpful staff, typical spanish rooms, excellent value for money. Not easy to find when arriving late. Several popular tourist attractions are close by such as the donkey-taxis and the wonderful panoramic views from the old city walls.”

“We spend e weekend in Mijas pueblo and really enjoyed everything. It was a fantastic place to stay! Lovely location, friendly staff, clean rooms. Great value. We would definately stay here again and recommend this charming hostel to our family and friends.”

 
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