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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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Hotel Mijas THR


Located in the foothills of the Sierra de Mijas on the Costa del Sol the hotel Mijas THR offers guests the most beautiful panoramic views over the Mediterranean and its coastline.

Hotel THR Mijas

Surrounded by pines and palms, halfway between Malaga and Marbella the hotel Mijas is situated at just 9 kilometers from the beaches of Fuengirola. At only 25 kilometers from Malaga International Airport and the high speed AVE train station the hotel Mijas is an ideal place to spend a few days relaxing or playing sports like golf on the nearby golf courses in Alhaurin, Torrequebrada or La Cala golf resort.

The Costa del Sol, with its beaches, mild climate all year round and its wide range of tourist services, is undoubtedly one of the best choices to enjoy and relax during your holidays in Spain.

Its 200 fully equipped rooms and 4 suites are an integral part of an elegant building in Andalusian architecture that blends serenity and comfort. All rooms have telephone, air conditioning and heating, safe, hairdryer, radio, TV, and terrace or balcony.

Hotel Mijas

The hotel has extensive gardens, a pool with spa, gym and tennis court. The offer is completed with a snack bar in the pool area, a pub style bar and a beauty center with sauna where you can enjoy a variety of spa treatments and massages. It is also an ideal place for business meetings or events offering 5 different rooms and a large terrace with great views for outdoor events.

The accommodation is located within walking distance of the old town of Mijas offering plenty of bars, shops and restaurants to choose from. Not to be missed during your holidays: the famous burro taxis (donkey taxis), the shrine of the Virgin de la Peña, the miniature museum (Carromato de Max) the Muralla gardens, the local handy craft museum and the church of the Inmaculada Concepción.

Website: www.trhhoteles.com
Address: Tamisa, 2 29650 Mijas (Málaga)
Telephone: 952 485800

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Holiday accommodation in Mijas


Mijas is a popular holiday destination on the Costa del Sol in the province of Malaga. This little white village nestling in the foot of the Sierra de Mijas mountain range in Andalusia is an excellent choice for a holiday in Spain. The village offers a wide selection of quality accommodation, ranging from hotels, apartments, villas with pool and rural rental accommodation like fincas and cottages.

Holiday accommodation in Mijas

Whether you are looking to rent an apartment along the 12 kilometre long coastline of Mijas, a quaint townhouse or a hotel in the little whitewashed village, a villa overlooking one of the many golfcourses in Mijas or a rural accommodation in popular areas such as Las Lomas de Mijas, Valtocado, La Alqueria or Mijas la Nueva, this destination in southern Spain has it all for a fantastic holidays. Read the full story

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The history of Mijas


Mijas was originally founded by the people from Tartessos, a mysterious civilization of which very few details are known. The Tertessians were important trading partners of the Phoenicians, who were established on the Atlantic Cost of southern Spain since the 8th century BC.

Attracted by the wealth of minerals in the Sierra de Mijas mountains the village was frequently visited by Phoenicians, Carthaginian and Greeks sailors and traders. During the time of the roman domination of Spain, the village of Tamisa, as it was known by the Romans, was a prosperous little town. The marble from the quarries in Mijas was highly appreciated and marble statues and other artwork can be found in several cities in Spain and even Italy.

History of Mijas

When Spain was invaded by nomadic tribes of Germanic people in the 4th century AC, Tamisa also fell in the hands of the Visigoths who flourished during the late Roman Empire. In the 8th century the Moors conquered Al Andalus. In return for a part of the crops and other farming activities the Moors allowed the people of Mixa to preserve their culture, customs, religion and even their properties.

The village was conquered by Umar ibn Hafsun, a Christian leader in southern Spain from the 9th century during the period of the emirate of Cordoba.

During the time of the emirate of Cordoba, the village was conquered by Umar ibn Hafsun, who settled in the ruins of the Bobastro castle near Ardales until he was defeated by Abd al-Rahman III, the Emir and Caliph of Córdoba of the Ummayad dynasty in the late ninth century.

In the 15th century and as long as the siege of Malaga lasted the village of Mijas resisted the attacks of the King Ferdinand II of Aragon and Queen Isabella I of Castile, the Catholic Monarchs; after the city of Malaga fell in the year 1487, the people from Mijas surrendered as well. Most of the inhabitants were sold as slaves.

During the War of the Communities of Castile, an uprising against Charles V by citizens of Castile, the village of Mijas remained loyal to the crown of Spain and was granted the title of Muy Leal. The town was exempted from royal excises and promoted to the status of villa by Joanna of Castile not much later.

Due to the intense activity of pirates during this period onwards and well into the 19th century a fair number of watchtowers, which can still be admired and visited along the coast of Mijas and other coastal towns along the Costa del Sol, were erected to protect the population from piracy.

source: Wikipedia

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