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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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The climate of Mijas


Due to the proximity of the Mediterranean Sea, the climate of Mijas is excellent. The average yearly temperature is between 18 and 19º with more than 2900 hours of sunshine and less than 600 liters of precipitations per year.

The surrounding mountains with an altitude of up to 1.000 metres protect Mijas from the cold northern winds in the winter months. In the Sierra de Mijas the temperature can drop below 5º in winter and the precipitation increases, especially on the north face of the mountains. The major part of the rainfall takes places during the winter months.

the climate of Mijas

During the summer months the temperature during day time varies between 25 – 35º during daytime and rarely drops below 20 degrees during the night. During the months of July and August the temperature can reach 40 degrees celsius and sometimes even more.

In the summer months it is recommended to take precautions against a sun burn and to stay out of the sun during the hottest hours of the day (normally between 13:00 and 17:00 hrs.)

While the summer months are the busiest in the tourist industry in Mijas, spring and autumn are the perfect period for a holiday in Mijas. Spring is ideal for people who love nature or an active holiday (hiking, walking, sightseeing), because everything is green and flowers are everywhere. If you enjoy discovering typical Andalusian villages inland like Alhaurin, Coin, Monda etc. you should come and visit Mijas in spring.

For sun and beach lovers late summer and early autumn are the perfect periods as the weather is warm, but not too hot. The water of the Mediterranean remains warm and swimming is a pleasure well into the month of October and sometimes even in November.

source: Wunderground.com

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About Mijas


The little whitewashed village of Mijas is situated on the Costa del Sol in southern Spain. The charming andalusian village nestles at the foot of the Sierra de Mijas mountain range at aproximately 450 metres above sealevel.

Views of Mijas

With dazzling whitewashed houses, cobbled winding streets and breathtaking views Mijas has managed to retain much of its andalusian charm. Mijas is a popular holiday destination. The international airport of Malaga is only 20 minutes away by car.

But there is more to see than the litte white village high above in the mountains. Most tourists will spend their holidays along the Mediterranean coast. Resorts like La Cala, Riviera del Sol or Calahonda are popular travel destinations amongst tourist from all over the world. Wherever you stay in Mijas with our online travel guide you will know what to see, do and experience on your visit to Spain.

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